The University of Ghana Business School on the 7th of September, 2017, held an orientation session for the 2017/2018, Executive Master of Business Administration programme (EMBA) class at the Graduate campus.
In his speech, Professor Justice Nyigmah Bawole, Associate Professor and Head of Department for the Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management (PAHSM), welcomed all incoming students and congratulated them on gaining admission into the programme. He mentioned how the Strategic Plan of the School is focused on the vision of making UGBS, a world class business school, developing global leaders.
He mentioned that three courses - MSc Accounting and Finance, MSc Financial Risk Management and MSc Marketing Strategy, have been added to the programme over the last two years. Also, new courses such as Clinical Leadership and Management, Health Policy and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Policy and Management, NGO Management and Development, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Public Sector Management, International Business Management and Logistics and Operations would be rolled out over the coming months. Concluding his remarks, Professor Bawole tasked all students to take full advantage of the courses, facilities and the opportunities to learn, grow and improve.
Dr. Abeku-Nkrumah, the International Relations Coordinator, outlined some key-points in the school’s International Relations efforts. These include Accreditation, Exposure and Engagement, and Academic Opportunities. He encouraged students to take advantage of the international tours now so they don’t lose the opportunity when they finish the programme.
The event was hosted by Mrs. Majorie Beeko, the acting programmes manager of the EMBA. Mrs. Beeko took students through the semester events, rules and regulations regarding the programme and extra-curriculum activities and the facilities of the graduate building.
Dr. Dan Quaye, the EMBA Management Committee Programme Chair, took students through the regulations of the programme ranging from duration of courses, registration, do’s and don’ts of the programme, course work, examination and graduation. He also congratulated students and encouraged them to work hard not to fall behind in any of the requirements of the programme especially their project work. The event was attended by some members of staff, faculty and students of the programme.
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