About us


About Us

The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) is a premier business school in the sub-region focused on developing world-class human resources and capabilities to meet national development needs and global challenges, through quality teaching, learning, research and knowledge dissemination.

UGBS is a member of reputable international networks of business schools such as AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (www.aacsb.edu/about), GNAM - Global Network for Advanced Management (http://advancedmanagement.net/) and AABS - Association of African Business Schools (http://www.aabschools.com/).The School has collaborations with leading business schools in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa in the areas of student/faculty exchanges, academic programme, case studies, and research development.

The School offers various undergraduate, masters and PhD programmes in its six academic departments – Department of Accounting, Department of Finance, Department of Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Department of Operations and Management Information Systems (OMIS), Department of Organisation and Human Resource Management (OHRM), and Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management (PAHSM). Some of the masters programmes including EMBA, MBA, MSc Development Finance,MSc Information Systems,and MA Marketing Strategy are also run in a flexible mode (evenings, weekends and sandwich) to enable students pursue graduate studies whiles working.

The School’s executive education outfit, UGBS-Executive Development(UGBS-ED),offers executive education and tailored programmes to executives and senior management across various sectors while its Enterprise Development Service (EDS) specialises in providing business development, business advisory, and consulting to a wide range of enterprises.

UGBS has qualified and experienced faculty who are committed to carrying out research that is relevant for policy, covering a variety of areas including, finance, banking, insurance, accounting, marketing, entrepreneurship, information systems, operations management, human resource management, health services management, and public administration.

Our Story

University of Ghana Business School formerly School of Administration is the undergraduate and post graduate Business School of the University of Ghana in Accra Ghana.


1960- College of Administration

The University of Ghana Business School was established as the College of Administration by Executive Instrument – (E.I.127) at Achimota, Accra in January, 1960. 

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“Our mission is to develop quality human resource capacity and leaders through the provision of excellent management education and research using state-of-theart technology to meet the changing expectations of our stakeholders globally.”


UGBS aspires to become a world-class business school, developing global leaders.

Core Values


We will strive  for honesty, uprightness and strong moral principles and hold ourselves accountable to the highest ethical and performance standards.


We will be responsive, timely, and proactive in our dealings with our internal and external stakeholders.


We will show respect for human dignity and fundamental human rights in whatever we do.


We strive for excellence in all that we do.


We are committed to leading the way in providing new insights in management education, which breeds innovative industry leaders


We will positively affect our communities and natural environment by giving back to the society


Meet our accomplished leadership behind the Business School

Administrative Leadership

Mr. Sarkodee

Mr. Emmanuel Poku-Sarkodee

School Administrator

Mr. Yeboah

Mr. Yaw Tsen Yeboah

Asst. Registrar - HR

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Ms. Celestina Marjorie Quist

Asst. Registrar - Academic Affairs(Post Graduate & Special Programmes)


Ms. Saratu Salifu

Asst. Registrar - General

Ms. Saratu Salifu

Ms. Catherine Emefa Aziaku

Asst. Registrar - Academic Affairs (Undergraduate & Affiliate Units )

Heads of Department