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