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Entrepreneurial Studies

Entrepreneurial Studies

HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of entrepreneurial studies  took off in June 2011 under the able leadership of Dr.(Mrs) Njoku M.S. the former Dean of college of agribusiness and financial management. The department is doing well under the However, The new Dean, prof. J. C. Ihemeje under the new college has tremendously contributed to the present status of the department. The Department now has a substantive Head of Department, in the person of Dr. (Mrs) ONYEBU,  M.C. and 14 other academic and 4 non academic staff. The department has a total of 160 students, this include 60 year one and 100 year two students. The Department offers Bachelor in Entrepreneurial studies.

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

The B.Sc Entrepreneurial Studies programme (under the UME mode) is structured to last for a period of four (4) years of studies in the University. The first year, students take the general university wide courses. From year two are taught courses on entrepreneurship and are involved in practical classes where they gain expertise and the required knowledge and training in entrepreneurship. In addition, in fourth year students carry out individual research projects under the supervision of a member of the faculty. The Research reports are presented for external examination.

           Staff

Rank

PROF. WALTER  C. NDUBUISI

Professor

PROF. J.C. IHEMEJE

Professor

DR. A. U.OBAYI

Associate professor

DR. JOSEPH ONWUMERE

Senior Lecturer

DR. AGBO O.G.

Senior lecturer

DR. (MRS) G. O. UGWUANYI

Senior lecturer

DR. S.M. OKEBARAM

Lecturer 1

DR. M.U. AMOBI

Lecturer 1

DR. I. DIALOKE

Lecturer 1

DR. M.C. ONYEBU

Lecturer 11

MR. EIGBIREMHON ISREAL

 Asst. Lecturer

MR. OGBE SAMUEL E.

Asst Lecturer

CONTACT DETAILS

OFFICE ADDRESS: Department of Entrepreneurial Studies, Right Wing, First Floor Block D, MOUAU.

 

VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT

The VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT is to train/equip students with the desired knowledge to master the right tools, techniques and methods which will empower them to create wealth, be self reliant and the employers of labour.

Admission requirements

 

S/N

 

PROGRAMME

 

O’LEVEL SUBJECT

 

DIRECT ENTRY

 

UTME SUBJECT

 

1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Entrepreneurial Studies

 

Five O/level Credit passes in not more than two sittings to include: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two subjects from:
(i) Government/History
(ii) Commerce
(iii) Principles of Account
(iv) Christian Religious Knowledge
(v) Geography

 

(1) In addition to UTME requirements, GCE A/L passes or its equivalent in Economics  and at least one of the following:
(i) Business Mgt.
(ii) Accounting
(iii) Mathematics
(iv) Government
(v) Geography
(2) OND with minimum of Upper Credit in Business Administration, Marketing, Agribusiness & Mgt., Accounting or related discipline

 

English, Mathematics, Economics and any other subject from Government, Principles of Account, Christian Religious Knowledge, Geography

Academic regulations and guidelines

Students are required to avail themselves of the handbook on academic regulations and guidelines. On admission students are individually assigned to academic advisers who are members of the department.At the beginning of each session or semester, students are required to register for courses in consultation with their academic advisers.

Students are expected to channel their academic challenges and grievances to the Head of Department through their acedmic advisers. The Head of Department will usually resolve the issue or refer such issues to the departmental Board.  The Head of Department will normally refer cases that require senate attention to the Departmental Board. The decisions and recommendations are referred to the senate through the College Board. The decision of the senate on such cases communicated to the students by the registrar.

 

Examination

Conduct of Examination

The university operates a course system. Examinations are held for each course at the end of each semester. Examinations are supervised and invigilated by academic staff. Examinations are centrally planned and scheduled by the examinations and Time Table committee. Each College has a representative in the committee. The committee reports to senate and   results of the examinations are published in the department after senate approval. In addition, cases of examinations are reported to the Vice Chancellor and chairman of senate through the chairman, ETTC. The chairman of senate refers such cases to the Examination Malpractice committee for investigation. The decisions of the committee are referred to senate for approval. Appropropriate sanctions are applied by senate in proven cases.

Examination OFFENCES AND SANCTIONS:

S/N

Offence/Misconduct

 

1

Communicating with any student in any manner, receiving assistance or giving assistance to another student(s) during examination

Rustication for two (2) semesters; expulsion at repeat of same offence/misconduct

2

Impersonation in an examination

Expulsion for the impersonated.

3

Copying or reading from another student’s answer script during an examination or opening one’s script or material for another student to read or copy

Rustication for two (2) semesters; expulsion at repeat of same offence/misconduct

4

Bringing into the examination hall/room any unauthorized materials such as books ,notes,papers, devices, phones, manuscripts etc whether or not such material is related to the examination.

Expulsion from the University

5

Involvement in leaking examination question papers or any form of unauthorized handling of examination questions

Expulsion

6

Forging , altering  or presenting medical report in order to obtain deferment of an examination or any other benefit

The culprit will face student Disciplinary committee

7.

Lobbying for examination grades by whatever means

The culprit will face student Disciplinary committee

8.

Involvement in any form of cheating or other acts intended to confer undue advantage on the student.

Rustication for two (2) semesters; expulsion at repeat of same offence/misconduct

9.

Aiding ,abetting or covering examination  misconduct by any student.

Rustication for two (2) semesters; expulsion at repeat of same offence/misconduct

10.

Refusal to make a written statement or sign any of the materials to be used as exhibits in support of an examination misconduct.

Expulsion

11.

Refusal to appear before an examination misconduct or malpractice committee/panel.

Expulsion

12.

Smuggling of examination question paper out of the examination hall/room while the examination is in progress

Expulsion

13.

Refusal to hand over suspected /incriminating materials

Expulsion

 

Destruction of  suspected/ incriminating materials

Expulsion

 

Failure to turn in answer script after an examination

Expulsion

 

Writing before the order to begin or after the student has been ordered  to stop writing

The supervisor shall deduct 10 marks from the student’s work

Registration

Students are to registered their courses  online at the beginning of each semester and for the stipulated period as approved by the senate. Students registering courses outside the department/ college must physically register with the relevant department or college.

Matriculation

It is compulsory for all fresh students to matriculate at a formal ceremony organized by the university. The matriculation ceremony is usually fixed by the university management after the students’ registration. Every matriculating student shall take the matriculation oath and sign the register.

PHILOSOPHY,OBJECTIVES AND ADMINISTRATION

 3.1 PHILOSOPHY

The underlying philosophy of the department of Entrepreneurial Studies  is to engender Entrepreneurial spirit, the right perspective to wealth creation and to train/equip students with the desired knowledge to master the right tools, techniques and methods which will empower them to create wealth, be self reliant and the employers of labour.

 3.2  AIMS/OBJECTIVES

The main objectives of the B.Sc Degree programme of the Department of Entrepreneurial Studies are to:

  1. engender Entrepreneurial spirit and thinking in the mind of its products which will make them wealth creators.
  2. develop students’ sense of purpose to valuable tools and     insights on good project management.
  3. develop in student the mindset to be self-reliant, creative, and to evaluate valuable business opportunities in the environment.
  4. equip the students to be change agents in their environment, through thought provoking and innovative ventures.

Administration

The department is administered by a Head of Department who is responsible to the Vice Chancellor through the Dean of the college. There is a Departmental Board made up of all academic staff.The Head of Department is the Chairman of the Departmental Board. The departmental Board is the Highest decision making Organ in the Department in relation toacedemic affairs. The Department operates the committee system.

Duration of study

Our academic program runs for four ( 4) years. The first year, student take the general university wide courses. From year two,students are taught courses on entrepreneurship and are involved in a practical classes where they gain expertise and the required knowledge and training in entrepreneurship. In addition, in fourth year students carry out individual research projects under the supervision of a member of the Department/faculty. The Research reports are presented for external examination.

 Grading system

The grading system used by the university is as follows;


Score (%)

Grade

Point

70-100

A

5

60-69

B

4

50-59

C

3

45-49

D

2

40-44

E

1

0-39

F

0

The minimum pass grade is E. the performance of students is evaluated by the use of grade point averages (GPA). A grade point average is the ratio of the total number of points scored by the student to the total credit registered by the student. Grade point average are calculated each semester.Culmulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) are used to track the ;progression of students over the time.The Culmulative grade point average is the ratio of the total point scored by a student to the total registered credit in two or more semesters. A student with a CGPA of less than one in any given session is placed on probation. During this period, the student is required to repeat failed courses. The student is not allowed to register courses in levels higher than the year of probation.

The CGPA is used to determine a student’s class of degree at the end of his/her programme as follows:

CGPA

Class of Degree

4.50-5.00

1st class

3.50-4.49

2nd class upper

2.50-3.49

2nd class lower

1.50-2.49

3rd class

1.00-1.49

pass

Students should note that the pass class of degree has been phased out by the Nigerian University Commission System. This then means that a student is requires a minimum CGPA of 1.50 to graduate.

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM CREDIT LOAD PER SEMESTER

Each student shall carry the minimum semester credit unit of 15 units and a maximum of 24 units as approved by the senate for the courses mapped out for students in entrepreneurial studies department.

Students are allowed to carry semester credit unit load in excess as approved by senate for him/her as shown below:

s/n

CGPA

Excess credit Unit per Semester

I

3.50 and above

3

Ii

3.00-3.49

2

Iii

2.00-2.99

1

Iv

Below 2.00

Nil

Apllication for Excess credit Load

  1. all applicants for excess credit ;load should fall within the Add/ Drop Registration period
  2. Such applications duly processed at the college level should be directed to the senate for approval

Philosophy & Objectives

PHILOSOPHY 

The underlying philosophy of the department of Entrepreneurial Studies  is to engender Entrepreneurial spirit, the right perspective to wealth creation and to train/equip students with the desired knowledge to master the right tools, techniques and methods which will empower them to create wealth, be self reliant and the employers of labour.

OBJECTIVES

The main objectives of the B.Sc Degree programme of the Department of Entrepreneurial Studies are to:

Vision & Mission

The vision of the Department is to train/equip students with the desired knowledge to master the right tools, techniques and methods which will empower them to create wealth, be self reliant and the employers of labour.

About

HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT.

The Department of entrepreneurial studies  took off in June 2011 under the able leadership of Dr.(Mrs) Njoku M.S. the former Dean of college of agribusiness and financial management. The department is doing well however, The new Dean, Prof. J. C. Ihemeje under the new college has tremendously contributed to the present status of the department. The Department now has a substantive Head of Department, in the person of Dr. (Mrs) ONYEBU,  M.C. and 14 other academic and 4 non academic staff.

Requirements

PROGRAMME

O'LEVEL SUBJECT

DIRECT ENTRY

UTME SUBJECT

B.Sc.

STAFF

STAFF

Rank

PROF. WALTER C. NDUBUISI

Professor

PROF. J.C. IHEMEJE

Professor

DR. A. U.OBAYI

Associate professor

DR. JOSEPH ONWUMERE

Senior Lecturer

DR.

VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT

The VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT is to train/equip students with the desired knowledge to master the right tools, techniques and methods which will empower them to create wealth, be self reliant and the employers of labour.

Registration

Students are to registered their courses online at the beginning of each semester and for the stipulated period as approved by the senate. Students registering courses outside the department/ college must physically register with the relevant department or college.

Matriculation

HISTORY OF ENT

The Department of entrepreneurial studies took off in June 2011 under the able leadership of Dr.(Mrs) Njoku M.S. the former Dean of college of agribusiness and financial management. The department is doing well under the However, The new Dean, prof. J. C. Ihemeje under the new college has tremendously contributed to the present status of the department. The Department now has a substantive Head of Department, in the person of Dr. (Mrs) ONYEBU, M.C. and 14 other academic and 4 non academic staff. The department has a total of 160 students, this include 60 year one and 100 year two students.

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