Ideally positioned on the Magbruaka – Kono highway, ‘Magbruaka town, Ernest Bai Koroma University of Science and Technology is recognized as one of the fastest growing Public Universities in the west Africa Sub-region and most reputable providers of Professional and Executive courses.

Short
courses in Business and Management

Our evening and weekend courses cover a wide spectrum of disciplines from communication and presentation skills to risk management and international finance. Some of our courses will be of particular interest to business start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) whose owner/managers seek essential knowledge to accelerate the growth of their businesses.

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA COURSES:

  1. Private
    Sector Development – Certificate & Diploma
  2. Private
    Sector Development – Certificate in Digital Marketing Essentials
  3. Private
    Sector Development – Principles of Business Ethics
  4. Small
    Medium Enterprises – Certificate in Business Start up
  5. Small
    Medium Enterprises – Diploma in Financial Management
  6. Insurance
    Management – Certificate & Diploma
  7. Banking
    & Finance
  8. Hospitality
    Management
  9. Para
    Legal – Certificate & Diploma
  10. Clinical
    Management
  11. Agribusiness
    Management
  12. ICT
    Management
  13. Governance
  14. Monitoring
    & Evaluation
  15. Procurement
  16. Business
    Management
  17. Business
    Management and Human Resource
  18. Business
    Management and Marketing
  19. Business
    Journalism & Media Culture
  20.  Audit and Taxation – Certificate and Diploma
  21. Budgeting

PRIVATE
SECTOR DEVELOPMENT:

General Areas                                                                                                

Unit 1  Corporate Governance                                                           

Unit
2  Ethics and Professionalism                                                    

Unit
3  Business Communication                                                      

Unit
4  Legal Environment of Business                                             

Unit
5  Managing Cultural Diversity in the Work
place                   

Unit
6  Information Communication Technology                                                                                                                                         

Specific Areas

  1. Managing
    Information Systems                                                   
  2. Marketing                                                                                     
  3. Project
    Management                                                                    
  4. The
    Innovative Entrepreneur                                                       
  5. Office
    Management                                                                     
  6. Payroll
    Management                                                                    
  7. Banking
    and Finance                                                                   
  8. Insurance                                                                                      
  9. Strategic
    Human Resource Management            
  10. Digital
    Marketing Essentials

SMALL
MEDIUM ENTERPRISES DEVELOPMENT:

            General
Areas

            Unit
1.  Business Registration

            Unit
2.  Business Ethics

            Unit
3.  Business Environment

            Unit 4.
Using Information Technology

Specific Areas

  1. Analyze
    your entrepreneurial and marketing potentials
  2. How
    to create the infrastructure for a successful SMEs
  3. How
    to develop and maintain an online presence
  4. Creating
    a successful business plan
  5. Understanding
    the Marketing Mix
  6. Access
    to finance
  7. Managing
    SMEs
  8. Financial
    management

DIPLOMA
IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

            General
Areas

            Unit
1. Managing Agile Organisations and People

            Unit
2. Innovation and Business Performance

            Unit
3. Effective Financial Management

            Unit
4. International Business Economics and Markets

            Specific
Areas

  1. Operations
    Management
  2. Analytical
    Decision – making
  3. Managing
    Stakeholder Relationship
  4. Human
    Resource Management
  5. Employee
    Engagement
  6. The
    Human Resource Professional
  7. Integrated
    Marketing Communication
  8. Understanding
    Buyer and Consumer Behaviour
  9. Societal
    and Social Marketing

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

            General Areas:

            Unit
1. Leading Strategic Change

            Unit
2. Business Strategy and Decision making

            Unit
3. Developing the international market

            Unit
4. Business ethics and sustainability

            Specific
Areas

  1. Strategic
    Stakeholders Relationship
  2. Corporate
    Finance
  3. Advance
    Project Management
  4. Strategic
    Human Resource Management
  5. Organisational
    Design, Development and Performance
  6. Contemporary
    Development in Global HRM
  7. Strategic
    Marketing
  8. Strategic
    Marketing Relationship
  9. Digital
    Marketing Strategy

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL MANAGEMENT

            General Areas

            Unit
1. Managing Information System

            Unit
2. Patient Database System

            Unit
3. Human Resource work plan

            Unit
4. Managing and Healthier Environment

            Specific
Areas

  1. Leading
    and Managing People
  2. Strategic
    and Operational Planning Review
  3. Managing
    Quality and Patient Safety in Health Care
  4. Managing
    Finance
  5. Project
    Management

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

            General
Areas:

            Unit
1. Access to Finance

            Unite
2. Human Resource Management

            Unit
3. Using Technology

            Unit
4. Store Management

            Unit
5. Business Communication

            Specific
Areas:

  1. Grant
    Management
  2. Farm
    Management
  3. Agribusiness
    proposal and Business Plan
  4. Value
    Chain Development and Supply Chain Management
  5. Marketing
    and Packaging
  6. Agro
    Processing
  7. Quality
    Standard Management
  8. Financial
    Management

PROFESSIONAL
DEVLOPMENT DIPLOMA IN INSURANCE

            General
Areas:

            Unit
1. Human Resource

            Unit
2. Managing the Information Systems

            Unit
3. Insurance Policies

            Unit
4. Financial Management

            Specific
Areas

  1. Principles
    and Practice of Reinsurance
  2. Insurance
    Market
  3. Leading
    Change
  4. Corporate
    Finance
  5. Taxation
    and Auditing
  6. Organisational
    Behaviour
  7. Strategic
    Human Resource Management
  8. Analytical
    Decision making
  9. Project
    Management portfolio

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA IN PARALEGAL

General
Areas:

Unit
1. Criminal Practices

Unit
2. Civil litigation

Unit
3. Corporate & Business Structure

Unit
4. Understanding the Legal Environment

Unit
5. Conveyancing

Specific
Areas:

  1. Human
    Right Tribunal
  2. Anticorruption
  3. Introduction
    to Dispute Resolutions – Arbitration
  4. Introduction
    to Oil & Gas Market and legal Issues
  5. Consumer
    Protection
  6. Patent
    Right
  7. Introduction
    to Mining and Environment Case Law
  8. Climate
    Change

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS JOURNALISM & MEDIA CULTURE

            General
Areas

                        Unit
1. Media Theories

                        Unit
2. News Writings

                        Unit
3. Media Law and ethics

                        Unit
4. Introduction to Journalism

                        Unit
5. Media Language

                        Unit
6. English Language

            Specific
Areas

  1. Development
    Communication
  2. Broadcasting
  3. Public
    Relations
  4. Media
    & Video Production
  5. Community
    Radio

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY