Programmes offered.

  • The Certificate in Supervisory Skills Development is purposefully designed to equip supervisors at en try level, and/or aspiring supervisors, with broad knowledge, skills and techniques that will help them become more efficient and effective in the process of supervising direct reports. Students will be exposed to relevant methods and techniques to guide team members under challenging conditions in the workplace, and motivate their direct reports to work towards attainment of the strategic goals and targets of their employers. In addition, students will be capacitated to assume an active role in establishing the right organisational culture where staff is challenged to take on new initiatives and find practical solutions to emerging challenges and changing environments. The programme provides a basis for further learning and development. Upon completion of t his programme, students will be able to perform effectively in entry level supervisory positions in various organisations.

  • The Diploma in Business Process Management is designed to equip students with a broad knowledge in the areas of business eco nomics, accounting, retail, marketing, sales and logistics. The programme provide students with the necessary skills and business process management tools and techniques needed to improve, manage and maintain processes within the transport, logistics and related industries.

  • Holders of the NUST Diploma in Office Management and Technology ma y be admitted into the programme with advanced standing on a course by course credit at the discretion of the Department.

  • The programme is designed to be at NQF Level 7 worth a total of 369 credits. This programme will be offered on the full - time, part - time and distance modes of study. The current Bachelor of Business Administration has been re-curriculated and renamed Bachelor of Business Management. This is a three year degree programme to take effect from January 2014.

  • The Bachelor of Entrepreneurship aims at developing an entrepreneurial knowledge and culture among students. The programme is purposely designed to re -orientate students’ thinking into starting and managing their own businesses, thereby creating jobs for themselves and others. The programme will provide students with a systematic and coherent introduction to the key concepts, theories and problem -solving techniques needed t o conceptualise, create and manage entrepreneurial ventures.

  • The 3 year Bachelor of Human Resources Management qualification was introduced in 2011. The old 4 year Bachelor of Human Resources Management programme will be phased out systematically with effect from 2011 up to 2013. The programme provides for a Diploma in Human Resources Management as first exit level after 2 years.

  • The Bachelor of Business Management Honours is a postgraduate specialisation degree, designed to equip students with deepened and systematic knowledge and expertise in business management . This programme enables students to develop the capacity to conduct supervised applied research. The programme emphasises business management skills to enable graduates handle complex interpersonal interactions and business ventures. There has been a significant contribution in the development of this programme from the a cademia and small to medium business enterprises.

  • This programme will provide students with deepened, comprehensive and systematic human resources management skills needed to take/make complex decisions in the market place. It is aimed at propelling students into the realm of being human resources practitioners and experts with exemplary strategic thinking capacity. Students will also have critical understanding of the guiding principles, theories, methodologies and practices of human resources management and strategic thinking.

  • The Master of Human Resource Management is designed to provide students with the human resource management knowledge and skills at an advanced level. The programme aims to equip students with an exemplary knowledge and relevant expertise in their area of major, labour relations, organisational behaviours and human resource development, to operate effectively in today’s ever changing and challenging business environment both in public and private establishments. It introduces students to advanced comprehensive principles, concepts, theories and problem-solving techniques to cope in a workplace environment. This programme further aims to inculcate a sense of appreciation for innovative, analytical and creative thinking in human resource management areas. Through this programme, students will explore ways in which Human Resource Management value chain roles exist and function within Namibia and other countries generally. The programme will further enable students to acquire knowledge, as well as added hands-on practical approaches to develop research initiatives that to solve real life challenges.


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