Kyambogo University is desirous of providing sustained high academic and professional training in the fields of Education, Business, Management, Procurement management, Human Resource
management, Communication and Technology. The University is not only cognisant of the need
for manpower training and development in these fields but also of the high demand for further
training by the graduates who may be in positions of high authority with regard to management
of procurement and logistical functions of their organisations.
The project for Institutional Support for Strengthening Public and Private procurement in
Uganda (NPT) being implemented under the Department of Business Studies (now School of
Management and Entrepreneurship) initiated the development of this course as one of its output
areas, and is currently funding the programme content development through a joint collaboration
between the experts from the Northern consortium, mainly from the Netherlands and Lecturers
identified from the business Studies Department. The MBA programme shall prepare students to
assume responsibility of management in their career paths in the business world.
Admission to the Programme shall be done in accordance with Kyambogo University post graduate admissions regulations
A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the programme on possession of:
A first degree of at least a lower second in any field or
A related qualification from a recognized institution and a professional qualification in the area of Purchasing and Supplies management or Procurement, or
A first degree and a post graduate Diploma in any field.
Chartered institute of purchasing and Supplies (CIPS); Chartered institute of logistics & Transport (CILT) or Dutch Association for Purchasing management (NEVI).
The programme shall be a full time programme, lasting for four (4) semesters.
The student shall be required to undertake a problem based research project in the area of in any area of his/her specialisation in his/her fourth semester. The students shall present the research project and defend it.