Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

1. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP (PGDE)
Why Study Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship?
The Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship is designed to provide trainees with skills, knowledge and attitudes, which will enable them to be actively involved in the field of Entrepreneurship and small business development and also be effective owner managers of businesses.

What is the programme designed for?
The programme is designed for students to understand the environment under which entrepreneurs in small-scale enterprises (SSEs) operate;

What profession will the student be after graduating?

The student will be able to carry out research, monitoring and project evaluation in SSEs; start and run own business.

Duration of the Course
The course is designed to last one year of two university semesters. During this period, trainees will cover eight (8) theory and practical based units and a research project enquivalent to two (2) units thus bringing the number of units to ten.

Research Project
Project work will be carried out by each trainee in an area approved by the university. An authorized university member will supervise the project. At the end of the project, the trainee will submit a written assessed project, according to the prevailing university regulations. Download course units.

2. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (PGDHRM)
Why study Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management?
The overall purpose of postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management is to enable organizations to achieve corporate goals through effective management of their employees. The responsibility for managing these resources rests on the shoulders of both the line managers and human resource specialist.

What is the programme designed for?

The programme is designed for human resource managers and line managers who require to be equipped with knowledge, skills, and attitude that they need for effective management in order to elicit high and optimal performance from their work.

What profession will the student be after graduating?
The managers will be able to effectively manage resources, and the program aim at preparing candidates with diploma and higher national diploma with theoretical and academic background in order to qualify for a master of human resources programme.

Programme Duration and Structure
The Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management shall be offered in one academic year with two semesters. The academic year will comprise of THIRTEEN (13) course units, plus Industrial attachment. Courses shall be offered in terms of units. One unit being defined as a series of 35 one-hour lectures. For this purpose a one-hour lecture is equivalent to a two hour tutorial or a three-hour practical period, or an equivalent amount of other assigned study or practical experience or any combination of these that may be approved by the Institute of Human Resource Development. Download course units.

3. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT (PGDPM)
Why study Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management?
What’s new and what makes the profession so attractive today is the fact that project management skills are becoming a required core competency for growth and quality oriented organization. There is grown emphasis on business strategy, organizational change, and human relations’ skills.

What is the programme designed for?

It is designed to instill this organizational and human relation skills in the student while providing a very firm technical foundation . It provides the student with the latest skills , knowledge and expertise to deal with multiple and varied projects across all sectors of industry in the area of project management .

What profession will the student be after graduating?
Corporation have discovered that they desperately need people who can develop new business strategies and products, communicate them well , and if necessary, lead company reorganization and transformations. These same people must also be able to motivate people to want to deliver high quality products and services on time and within budget.

Programme Duration and Structure
The Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management shall be offered in one academic year with two semesters. The academic year will comprise of THIRTEEN (13) course units, plus Industrial attachment. Courses shall be offered in terms of units. One unit being defined as a series of 35 one-hour lectures. For this purpose a one-hour lecture is equivalent to a two hour tutorial or a three-hour practical period, or an equivalent amount of other assigned study or practical experience or any combination of these that may be approved by the Institute of Human Resourse Development. Download course units.

Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

i. A holder of a Bachelor’s degree at pass level in any discipline from a recognized University. OR
ii. Be a holder of a Higher national diploma or an Advanced Diploma from a recognized institution.

Fee Structure: Download Fee Structure

10 thoughts on “Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

  1. Hii
    I need to join postgraduate courses on project management.
    How can I get forms and other relevant information

  2. Hello!,
    I would like to be enrolled as a distant learning student in PGDPM. Is there such a chance? (evening classes are also ideal).

  3. Hello, I would like to know if you are currently accepting admissions for postgraduate diploma programmes for the May 2015 intake. Thanks

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