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SYNOPSIS

SYNOPSIS

SYNOPSIS

100 LEVEL

FIRST SEMESTER

GSS III            Use of English 1                    2 Unit

Effective communication and writing in English study skills, language skills writing of essay answers. Instructions on Lexis, Sentence Construction. Outlines and paragraphs. Collection and organization of materials and logical presentation. Punctuation and logical presentation of papers, phonetics, art of public speaking and oral communication. Listening comprehension; Distraction; Techniques of note taking during lectures; Aids to listening comprehensive concentration, signals and cues. The use of          the Library and Basic Research methods; Definition/origin of libraries; Type, forms of libraries services, cataloguing and book classification schemes, process of data collection/Analysis, Research writing; process and Techniques, documentation, references, notes and bibliography, Abbreviation research writing, submission of finished research report, grammar, part of speech, sentence types, structure and function, mechanics of writing; capitalization, punctuation and paragraphing, concord, error identification and correction. Reading comprehension. The outline note, summary writing techniques of reading comprehension; (i) scanning (ii) skimming (iii) intensive/extensive reading (iv) word/text attack skills.

GSS 112         Nigerian History                    2 Unit

Peoples and empires of pre-colonial Nigeria; Benin, Oyo, IboKingdoms, Hausa. The Fulani Jihad and the Sokoto Caliphate. Nigeria and the Atlantic Slave-trade. European exploration of West African Interior. The Christian missions in Nigerian. The British conquest of Nigeria, 1914 Amalgamation, Lord Lugard and Indirect Rule. World War I and II and the rise of nationalism in Nigeria civil war 1960  1970. the second Republic of Nigeria 1979  1983. Nigeria under military rule.

GSS 113         Physical and Health Education              1 Unit

The concept of physical education and appreciation of the critical relationship of movement and living. Brief historical, philosophical and sociological basis of  Physical Education, physical fitness and body conditioning, the effects of exercise on various body systems, posture, recreation, exercise and health. Theory and practice of various games especially games with carry over value. The concept of health scope-personal hygiene community occupational and school health, consumer and drug education, emotional problems and social health. Accidents, wounds and handling emergencies.

GSS 114         Elementary French 1                           1 Unit

Introduction all pays LA FRANCE et la langue Francaise. Development de la langue a baversmende, la francophonie et les habitants des pays. Pourgnel le francaise all Nigeria. La contribution de la France dans le development de l'Agriculture, de la science et de la Technologie. Les salutations quotidiennes et usuelles. Presentation de soi et d'autui. Nom, profession, address, et nationalite etc. les professions dans le secteur agricule, le personnel de l'Univesite. Identification des gens et des objects communs. Les nombres cardinaux et ordinaux. S'Orienter: trouver son chemin dans le campus. Interrogation et negotion a base des verbs des plus usages chaque jours.

GSS 115         Basic German 1                         1 Unit

First knotakte, sichbegrussen, buchstabiern and falschverboundenaegenstandeimhous and haushalt. Eating and drinking bestellen and karanketitennumbaerale and verb. (English translation): First contacts-creating, vocabularies and wrong association, stands in the home and home servicing. Eating and drinking methods and basic grammar in the Home and hospital services. Grammatical conjugations, possessive, demonstrative, relative, reflexive, interrogative, indefinite pronouns. Numbers and verbs and invitation services.

GSS 116         Use of Library                           1 Unit

Histories of libraries, library and education, types of libraries, MOUAU library, study skills, library resources, library search, data base resource, copyright and its implications, bibliographic citations and referencing and plagiarism.

ACC 111         Principles of Accounting 1    2 Units

History and development of Accounting. The nature, scope and purpose of Accounting, Users of Accounting information. The range of services provided to an organization by the accounting function. The role of financial accounting, major branches of accounting (financial, Auditing, taxation, public sector, cost and management accounting) and their roles in an organization. Accounting concepts, assumptions and conventions. The principles of Double Entry Boo-Keeping. The accounting process/systems and books of Accounts. Types and classifications of ledger Accounts. Books of Prime Entry -  Sales Day Books, Purchases Day Books, Returns Inward Books, Returns Outward Books. The Trial Balance. Imprest/Petty Cash System, Bank Transactions, types of Bank Accounts, and Bank Reconciliation Statements. Revenue and Capital Expenditures. Final Accounts of Sole  traders.  Trading, Profit and Loss Accounts and Balance Sheet. Adjustments and correction of Errors in Accounts.  Depreciation, Accrual and prepayments, Provisions and reserves, bad Debts and provisions for Bad debts. Manufacturing Accounts. Total/Control Accounts.

ECO 111         Principles of Economics I                3 Units

Nature and scope of microeconomics. Theories of demand and supply (types, shits and functions). Elasticities of Demand and Supply (price, income and cross). Calculations and interpretation of the indices of the above elasticity concept. Theory of consumer behaviour, utility and preference, price and output determination under perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, duopoly and oligopoly. Indifference curve analysis. Theory of production, types of production (primary, secondary and tertiary), factors of production. Law of diminishing returns, production possibility curve. Market structure (perfect and imperfect). Theory of consumer behaviour.

Bus 111            Introduction to Business               2 Units

The scope of business; the character of business from social, legal and economic perspectives. Forms, characteristics and functions of business ownership, organization and management. Marketing, Production, Finance and Accounting Functions, Government and Business. The Social responsibility of business. International Problems of Nigerian business enterprises.

MTH 111         Mathematics 1                                   3 Units

Transcendental functions, Hyperbolic functions. Inverse functions. Logarithmic. Differentiation. Methods of integration. Integration functions. Integration by parts, Improper integrals. Applications. Areas and volumes. Center of mass. Ordinary differential equations. First order equations with valuable separate. First order linear equations. Second order homogeneous equations with constant co-efficient, applications, plane analytic geometry. Rectangular certesian co-ordinates. Distance between two points. The straight line, loci. The circle. Parabola, ellips and hyperbola. Second degree curves, plan polar co-ordinate system graphs of polar equations. Plans areas in polar co-ordinates. Vectors, vector addition and multiplications. Products of three or more vectors. Vector functions and their derivatives. Velocity and acceleration, matrix algebra. Addition and multiplications, transpose, determinants. Inverse of non-singular matrices. Gramer's rule and application to the solution of linear equations. (Examples should be limited to non matrices where m3, n3) Transformations of the plane, translation, reflection, enlargement, shear-composition, compositions of transformation, invariant points and lines. Mathematics concepts in Management, Set theory; Factors and Exponents; Logarithms; Trigonometry; Equation, Function & Progressions; Coordinate Geometry; Inequalities; Permutations & Combinations. Linear Programming and inequality Matrices.

UGC 111            Farm Practice 1                  1 Unit

Farm planning and structure; site selection's layout of farm structures, roads and fences; field layout.     

HRM 112        Introduction to Psychology 1    2 Units

FIN 111            Introduction to Finance          2 Units

100 LEVEL

SECOND SEMESTER

GSS 121         Use of English 11                              2 Units

Course content comprises Grammar, nature, Style and purpose of writing varieties of writing e.g. formal and informal communication, memorandum, reports etc oral communication and characteristics etc.

PART I:          Grammar: Language and Communication, varieties of English, Direct and reported Speech, Homonyms, Synonyms and homophones/word choice and usage.

PART II:         Varieties of writing including forms, styles and language:

Formal and Informal letter writing, memorandum, Description, Narration, Exposition Argumentation, Report writing, types and language forms; investigative editorial medical valuation feasibility studies, Technical/scientific reporting, Book reviews.

PART III:        Phonetics and phonology: definition, classification and articulation of sound system of English, Transcription and pronunciation, stress and information patterns, speech-making and speech presentation.

GSS 124         Elementary French  11                     1 Unit

Les jours de lasemaine, les mois de l'anne', ladate. Description physiques et psychologigues et psychologigues de soi et des autres personnel Quelle heure est-il? Description de la vie des activities l'ortho graphe, introduction a la dictei-les adjectits possessifs, le corps hamain. A l'hopital. En ville: a la paste, au marche, a lagara, a la biblionthegue etc.

GSS 125      Basic German 11                             1 Unit

First knotakte; sichbegrussen, buchstabiern and falschverboundenaegenstandeimhous and haushalt. Eating and drinking bestellen and karanketitennumbaerale and verb.

(English translation): First contacts-Greeting, vocabularies and wrong association. Stands in the home and home servicing. Eating and drinking methods and basic grammar in the home and hospital services. Grammatical conjugations, possessive, demonstrative relative, reflexive, interrogative, indefinite pronouns. Numbers and verbs and invitation services.

GSS 127 History and Philosophy of Science             3 Units

Man-His Origin & Nature; Man and his Cosmic Environment; Scientific methodology in the Society and in the Service of Man; Renewable and Non-renewable Resources; man and his energy Resources. Environment Effects of Chemicals, Plastics, Textiles, waste and other Materials; Chemical and Radio Chemical Hazard. Introduction to the various areas of science and technology.

ACC 121    Principles of Accounting 11                 2 Units

Incomplete Records. Accounts of Non-profit making organizations:  Receipts and payments Account, Income and Expenditure Accounts. Valuation of Stocks. Accounting for stock losses and defalcations. Consignments Accounts. Departmental Accounts. Accounting for Containers. Bill of Exchange. Introduction to partnership Accounts Nature, formation, contents of a partnership deed and special accounting arrangements including the preparation of partnership final accounts. Meaning and valuation of goodwill in partnership admission of a new partner. Joint Venture accounts. Payroll Accounting. Formers' Accounts

ECO 121      Principles of Economics II     3 Units

Nature and scope of macroeconomics, macroeconomics policy, objectives and instruments, Population theories: Malthusian and demographic theory. The theory of economic growth and developments, problems of economic growth. Multiplier concept  business cycle, national income accounting (GDP, GNP, and NI, etc) Economic systems  capitalism, socialism and mixed economy, Consumption theory.

Inflation and unemployment. International trade and finance. International and Regional Organizations.

Bus 121          Elements of Management                2 Units

Definitions of management. Basic concepts and theories in management. Management principle and functions. Organic Business functions. Organizational manager. Organizational Planning nature and purpose, span of management, departmentalization, line and staff authority, service departments. Staffing and directing, selection of managers, appraisal of managers, management development, nature of directing, motivation, leadership. Controlling, the con process, Nigeria environment, management problems in Nigeria. Challenges of indigenization. Transferability of management systems. Strategic management. Business and government relations, organizational environment. Business social responsibilities.

MKT 121    Introduction to Marketing                              2 Units

Marketing definitions: fundamental concepts in marketing; marketing evolution and phases; role and importance of marketing; the marketing system in Nigeria; marketing viewpoints/perspectives; marketing and contributions from cognate disciplines; science, art and theory in marketing; functions of marketing; marketing environment; needs and wants; buyer behaviour and market segmentation; marketing analysis; market measurement and forecasting; the marketing mix elements; paradigm shift in marketing; contemporary issues in marketing; marketing under attack. Marketing activities in the marketing-mix elements; Strategic marketing; the Product concept; optimum product competition; new product development (NDP) process; product life cycle; the cycle time, product classifications and marketing strategies; pricing policies and strategies distribution channel decision; promotional mix tools, advertising, public relations, personal selling, sales promotions, direct marketing, etc; marketing of professional services; marketing research; marketing planning; appraising marketing systems. Others areas of coverage include:-

A.         Marketing Analysis

The marketing environment, buyer behaviour, market segmentation, market measure and forecasting research.  

B.         The marketing concept, development, life cycles, classification and branding, pricing, management of channels of distribution and promotional communication especially advertising personal selling public relations, sales promotion, word of mouth publicity.

C.        Marketing of financial services.

MTH 121         Mathematics II                       3 Units

Mathematic and Symbolic Logic: Inductive and Deductive Systems; Mapping and Transformation, introduction to Complex Numbers; Introduction to Vectors; Matrix and Determinates. Discreet and Continuous Variables; The Straight Line in various forms; the Circle; Maxima, Minimal and points of infection; integral calculus; integration by Substitution and By-Parts; Expansion of Algebraic Functions;- Simple Sequence and Series. Number systems, indices, surds and logarithms. Polynomials, reminder and the factor theorems, polynomial equations, rational functions, partial fractions, fields, ordered fields, inequalities, mathematical, inductions, permutations and combinations, Binomial theorem, sequences and numbers. The quadratic equation and function, relation between the roots and the co-oefficients. Complex numbers. Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Argand diagram, demolvre's theorem, n-th roots of complex numbers. Elementary set theory, venn diagrams and applications, de-morgan's laws, Trigonometry, elementary properties of basic trigonometric functions. Addition formulae and basic identities, sine and cosine formulae. Half-angle formulae, area of a triangle, solution of trigonometric equations, inversie trigonometric functions, functions, concepts and notation examples, composition, exponential and logarithmic function, graphs and properties, limits and continuity. Techniques for finding limits, the derivate, calculation from first principles, techniques of differentiation, chain rule. Higer order derivatives, extremum problems, mean-value theorem. Applications, indeterminate form and l'Hospital's rule. Taylor's and mandarin's series. Curve sketching integrations as the reverse of differentiation, as areas, as limit of finite sums. Definite integrals properties of definite integrals. Applications. 

UGC 121         Farm Practice                                                   1Unit

Economics of orchard layout pineapple, citrus etc.

HRM 121      Introduction to psychology 11                   2units

200 LEVEL

 FIRST SEMESTER

GSS 212         Peaces and Conflict Resolution Studies   2Units

Basic conflicts in Peace Studies and Conflict resolution. Peace as vehicle of unity and development. Conflict issues, type of conflict e.g. Ethnic/Religious/Political/Economic conflicts. Root causes of conflicts and violence in Africa. Indigene/Settler Phenomenon. PeaceBuilding, Management of conflict and security. Element of peace studies and conflict resolution. Developing a culture of peace. Peace mediation and peace-keeping, alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Dialogne/Arbitration in conflict resolution. Role of international organizations in conflict resolution e.g. ECOWAS, African Union, United Nations, etc.

GSS 217         Philosophy and Logic                      2 Units

Introduction to the basic principles and techniques of distinguishing correct from incorrect reasoning; evolution of science technology; issue in the philosophy of science. Nature of arguments: deductive argument; validity and soundness; validity and truth. Elementary techniques of testing validity. Fallacies. The prior and the empiritical problems of induction. Elements of probability. Elements of history of science and technology. Observation, hypothesis, experiments and scientific explanation problems of scientific and technological development in Nigeria. Science and society.

BUS 212         Business Law 1                                 2 Units

The Nigerian Legal System Divisions and sources of Nigerian Law Common Law and equity; case law and precedent; legislation including the nature and effects of military decrees, edicts and statutes, interpretation; customary law and sharia law - meaning and scope. The court system-Outline of the structure and hierarchy of courts, officers of the court, qualification of judges, compositions and jurisdictions of various courts. Outline of important documents used in the judicial process, issue and service of court summons. Outline of the nature of special tribunals. Forms of legal liability-Substance, comparison and contrasts between criminal and civil liability. Defamation (ie libel and slander), negligent misstatements and passing off. Law of contract -Nature and essential elements of a valid contract, offer and acceptance, consideration formality, capacity, consent and vitiating factors, privity of contract, terms of contracts, discharge of contract, remedies for breach of contract, termination of contract, etc. Law of Agency-Its creation and types, rights and duties of principal and agents, termination of agency. Sale of Goods-Meaning and types of relevant goods, conditions, warranties and caveat emptor doctrine, transfer of title and risks; the duties and rights of seller and buyer. Breach of the sale of goods contract and remedies. Law of Tort-Definition of Tort, the Tort of Professional negligence, vicarious liability, criminal and civil liability.

BUS 214         Business Statistics                           3 Units

Nature of statistics, statistical enquiries, forms and design. The role of statistics. Basic concepts in statistics. Discrete and continuous variables. Functional relationships, sources of data. Presentation of statistical data. Measures of central tendency. Measures of dispersion. Momem's, skew ness and kurtosis. Elementary probability distribution. Normal binomial. Poisson and hyper geometry. Statistical decision theory. Test of hypothesis for small and large samples. CHI-square distribution. Linear progression. Index numbers. Time series and analysis of time series.

ACC 211   Financial Accounting 1                           3 Units

(Pre-requisite ACC 111 and ACC 121)

Advanced treatment of partnership accounts including Goodwill. Admission retirement/death of a partner. Dissolution of partnership including treatment of piecemeal realizations. Amalgamation and conversion of a partnership to a limited liability company. Introduction to accounts of limited liability companies including treatment of issues of shares/debentures, redemption of preference shares and debentures. Accounting for Voyages. Royalty Accounts, tax implications of Royalties. Accounting for Investments.

ECO  211        Economic Theory I                           2Units

Nature of paradigms in the social sciences. Abstract models and models and socio economic change. The nature and method of economic system. Supply, demand and elasticity. The cost of production Price and output determination under the pure competition, monopoly,  monopolistic competition and oligopoly.

Demand for economic resources, wages, rent, interest and profit determination. Unionism, Current economic problems, the social control of industry. The farm problem. Rural and Urban migration. The economic of income distribution. The economic of war and defence.

BUS 211    Business Communication                                  2Units

FIN 211     Introduction to Business Finance                      3 Units

National Income Analysis:

The macro-economic environment, national Income analysis, the Keynesian model, stabilization policies. Income and expenditure of Government. The scope and development of public finance, the incidence allocative and distributional effects of different forms of taxation and current expenditure,  Source of Government Revenue. The characteristics of the Nigerian system, implication of membership of ECOWAS.

HRM 214   Elements of Government                                    2 Units

200 LEVEL

SECOND SEMESTER

ENT 221         Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies      2 Units

Introduction to entrepreneurship and new venture creation. Entrepreneurship in theory and practice. Personal and interpersonal characters and behaviral traits of entrepreneurs.  Forms of business, staffing, marketing, and the new venture. Determining Capital requirements; Raising capital, Financial Planning and management, starting a new business, Feasibility studies. Innovation Legal issues. Insurance and environmental considerations. Possible business opportunities in Nigeria. Time management Stress and burnout budgeting. Team building-Conflicts and conflict resolutions. Project evaluation. In addition to the lectures, experts may be invited from inside and outside the University system to deliver talks and share experience from time to time.

BUS 225         Business Mathematics                                        2 Units

Meaning and scope of Business Maths. Determination and creation of functions. Differentiation of the 1st and 2nd orders. Simple interest and bank discount rates. Compound interest and time value or money. Use of present and future value. Annuities present and future values. Amortization schedules sinking funds, and depreciation. Financial ratios, calculations and interpretations. Bonds and stocks; procedures of issuing them.

Capital budget. Integration.

ACC 221     Financial Account II     3 Units

Basic Accounting Standards: The nature and role of bodies which set accounting standards in Nigeria; structures and process of issuing accounting standards in Nigeria; Provisions of some accounting standards- Statement of Accounting Standards (SAS) 1-9. Accounting for construction contracts. Branch accounts including foreign branches. Accounting for hire purchase transactions. Accounting for purchase and sale of business. Estate and Fiduciary Accounting. Preparation of accounts of farmers, Solicitors, Underwriters, Unit trusts, stock brokerage and co-operative societies.

ECO 220         Economic Theory II                            2 Units

Difference between micro and macro economics, National income measurement and determination, theories of consumption and investment; aggregate economic variables; basic model of national income. The Keynesian, classical and Neoclassical Theories of money, inflation, output and employment, general equilibrium of product, money and labour market; level of employment and economic growth; application of economics principles to develop and developing countries with special reference to Nigeria.

MTH 227         Introduction to Computer                3 Units

History of computers; general structure of a computer system, types classification and characteristics of a computer; computer systems and environmental conditions. Internal representation of data; character representation, concept of data, record file, basic mode of file processing and their advantages; problem solving; flow charts, logarithms, symbolic names, subscripts, expressions and control statements, computer structure and machine language, introduction to computer programming with special emphasis on BASIC and FORTRAN programming languages; computer application.

BUS  221     Elements of Management                     3  Units

BUS 224      Business Statistics 11                          3   Units

300 LEVEL

FIRST SEMESTER

GNT 311         Entrepreneurship Studies 11                  2 Units

Definitions of entrepreneurship; Definitions, nature and scope of small business; History of small scale business, The Nigeria financial system; The Nigeria money market; The Nigeria capital market; Nigeria Security and Exchange Commission; Central Bank of Nigeria; Types of finance; Characteristics of small scale business; Business plans; Analysis of market opportunities; Roles of small business in economic development; Success of small scale business, Failure of small business in Nigeria; Methods of assessing finance of small scale business; and Interpretations of accounts and ratios analysis.

HRM  311       Human Resources Management I                          2 Units

This course is designed to provide students with the essentials of managing people working in organisations. The first part discusses theories of motivation, job satisfaction and leaderships styles. The latter part of the course focuses on the functional aspects of Personnel Management, Recruitment and Selection of Personnel, Performance Appraisal, Manpower Planning, Training and Development, Disciplinary Procedures, Employee Welfare.

BUS 312         Production Management                                                2 Units

Elements of Production; Production and Process Design and Management; Faculty Location and Layout; Modern Tools and  Machinery of Production; Standards Definition; Line Balancing ;Automation; Production Scheduling and Control; Work measurement ;Maintenance of Tools and Equipment; Quality Control.

BUS  313        Business Research Methods                                3 Units

Introduction to research methodology, skills of scientific investigation, information gathering, analysis and interpretation in dealing with business and organizational behaviour problems in Nigeria, steps in research Agenda and proposal. The art of problem identification, analysis and report writing. The problems and prospects of business research in seller's market like Nigeria, survey research and experimental research method, mechanics and style of research reports, ethical issues in management research. Skills of scientific investigation, information gathering, analysis and interpretation in dealing with business and organizational behaviour problems in Nigeria. Application of statistical tools in research study.

BUS 314         Management Information System              2 Units

Introduction to, and fundamentals of Data Processing:-Brief history, and conventional data processing methods; manual methods and mechanized methods. Classification of systems and their relative merits. Closed loop and open loop systems. Effect on time-lag. The total system approach and objectives; total systems and sub-systems. Data processing and management information systems (MIS). The organization of MIS including the use of mechanical and electronic accounting mechanics.

Flow Charting and the principles of systems design and documentation. Managerial uses of the information output as a basis for developing criteria and systems. Information needs of management and design of MIS. Computer and Data Processing  evolution of the computer and the computer system; input, output and central processing unit. Hardware and software. Introduction to common computer programming languages used in business (COBOL, FORTRAN, SPSS, etc). Electronic Data Processing (EDP) methods, batch processing, real time processing, and the management of  EDP. Business system hierarchical structure of organizations; the sub-optimization issue.

BUS 312         Quantitative Analysis 1                    2 Units

Introduction to quantitative application in business, tools and concept of quantitative analysis:- probabilities, matrices, calculus etc. business decision theory and analysis  decision making under certainty, risk and uncertainty. Decision rule, sensitivity analysis, estimation of cost behaviour patterns. Correlation and repression analysis etc. Operational Research. Decision theory; minimax criterion, minimax and maximax regret criterion, expected value linear programming, inventory and production control.

BUS 315 Management Theory 1               2 Units

ACC 316 Introductions to Cost and Management Accounting         3 Units

BUS 311    Commercial Law                   3 Units

300 LEVEL

SECOND SEMESTER

BUS 323         Strategic Management                     2 Units

Foundation of strategic management; Strategic management process; strategic management tools; SWOT analysis; Opportunity analysis and market targeting; strategic environment; strategic management decision making; the organic business functions and associated strategies; corporate planning; strategy formulation; Strategic management control and evaluation; comprehensive strategic management programmes; strategic management planning; Strategic management audit (environmental, organizational, system productivity, pre-functional); Total quality management; Preparing a written case analysis in strategic management with local content (or Nigeria situation)  

BUS 324         Managerial Economics                    2 Units

Uses and application of managerial economic includes the basic valuation model, nature of profile, and optimizing technique. Review of demand theory, demand, relationships and managerial decision, price and cross elastic ties of demand including short and long run effects trend. Factors in demand functions demand estimation techniques, consumer interviews. Market studies and experimentation, regression analysis and regression statistics including co-efficient of determination, standard errors of estimate and of the co-efficient and multi collinearity. Risk analysis. Utility theory and risk aversion. Adjusting the valuation model for risk techniques for decision making under uncertainty. Review of the production theory. The tree states of production and returns to scale break  even analysis and operating leverage, profit contribution analysis empirical cost analysis, structure, pure competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly and non-price completion. Price practices, cost-plus pricing, incremental analysis in pricing. Operation controls, monopoly control (utility and price regulation). Some antitrust cases in Nigeria. Decisions on long term investment. Capital budgeting business forecasting techniques  and their uses, trend projection, barometric methods, econometric models, in-put, output analysis.

BUS 321         Principles and Practices of Insurance       2 Units

Definition; Nature and scope of insurance; History of insurance; The general functions and principles of insurance; The insurance market; Risk management device; Various classes of life insurance business; Pattern and types of policy; Classification of non-insurance business; participants and procedure in the insurance market; insurance intermediaries and their organizations; Proposal forms; Policy forms, Slips and cover-note; Premiums, Renewals, Claims, Settlement and disputes and general principles of under-writing and rating.

ENT 321        Entrepreneurial Development and Management    2 Units

BUS  322       Organisational Behaviour            3  Units

Concepts of behaviour, Organisation, managers, administrators, and performance. Individual behavioural processes such as personal systems, self-concept development, interaction styles. Group behavioural processes such as informal structures, norms of work and play, status-based rewards and punishments, leadership, task distributions, and performance appraisals; elementary theories of organizational behaviour and their relevance to Nigeria. Behaviour mode ­building-models of behaviour observable in the Nigeria organisations. Making changes in individuals and groups. Theories of behavioural change. Data on how governments and business managers have tried to make behavioural changes in parastatals and business organisations. How to manage resistance to planned changes in the behaviours of individual groups. Behaviours modification. Formal work system as efforts to control human behavior in organisations. The limitation of policies, laws, regulations, and the general rules of Civil Service procedures in controlling human behviour. Dealing with routine behavioural problems faced by managers in Nigeria. The general issue of how to apply what we know about Organisational behaviour to the task of managing Nigerian Organisations. A framework of organizational behaviours analysis in Nigeria. Empirical data on supervisory, managerial, and employee behaviour in Nigeria.

BUS  326        Quantitative Analysis       2 Units

FIN 327           Financial Management        2 Units

MTH 327         Computer Application       3 Units

Practical application of Computer to the solution of complex management problems. Modeling, Management Information Systems, Job Shop Scheduling: Inventory and Queuing System: Management Games.

400 LEVEL

FIRST SEMESTER

BUS 413         Seminar in Business Administration                     1 Unit

Each student (or group of students, as the case study may be) shall be expected to present one or two paper(s) on approved topical issues of relevance in small business management. Student(s) would present a research based report of not less than 3,000 words and about 30 to 70 pages at end of the session. The seminar also include the student’s ability to defend the work done before a school board of study, constituted for the purpose.

BUS 412         Business Policy I                              3 Units

Business Policy as a Field of Study, Reason why Study BP The Concept of Corporate Strategy; Concepts of strategy in relation to business, Corporate, and Management. A Fundamental Approach to Strategic studies Linkage between organization and their environments. Introducing a Formal Strategic Planning System in a Business Firm; Concept of politics, decision  making, business objectives, performance criteria, structure, and managerial behaviours. Practice in calculating simple financial and economic indices from business data and other accounting information. Learning the ties and threats, strength and weaknesses of Business System.

How to Evaluate Corporate Strategy; Advance Treatment of Strength and weaknesses planning Corporate Strategy; strategic Management & the Strategic Management Process; project Implementation; Strategic Resources Allocation Procedure financial

Aspect of Corporate Policy; Strategy & Business Portfolio; Evaluation your strategic Planning System; Resources allocation Model; The theory of optional investment Planning Resources in Nigeria. Factors in Lease-Levy Decisions; Lease Vs Borrowing.

BUS 414         Analysis for Business Decisions                 3 Units

Elements of Decision analysis, types of Decision Situations, Decision Trees, Operational Research (OR) Analysis, Approach to Decision Analysis, Systems and System Analysis; Modeling OR, Simulation; Cases for OR Analysis, Mathematical programming; Transportation Model, Assignment, other, OR Model, Conflict Analysis and Game Theory, Project management, Inventory Models, Replacement, Line balancing, Routing and Sequencing, and Series

BUS 411         Management Theory 11                   2 Units

Concepts of theory in the physical and social sciences. Levels of theory. The features of theory in management. Links between management theories and management models. Practice of management conduct as a test of good management theory. Existing difficulties of developing useful management theories in Nigeria and other developing countries. Consideration of simple theories of management from the classics to modern times. For instance; the scientific management movement, and the managerial behavioural movement. Theory X and Theory Y. The' Grid Approach. Participative models. Management by objectives, Quantitative and behavioural control models. Testing specific theories from, the Nigerian socio-cultural experiences of-managing extended family issues, to settling group conflicts, of securing productivity at work, of maintaining control over the forces in the environment. Theories observable in the way Nigerian parastatals are being managed. Expatriate management approaches to work in Nigerian organisations. The confluence of-management philosophy, management theory, and managerial behaviour in Nigeria. Criteria for locating bad management practices, and ideas of how better management theories may be introduced to particular Nigerian organisations.

ENT 411   Practicum                                   3 Units

ECO 411   International Economics       3 Units

ACC 413  Management Accounting    3  Units                     

400 LEVEL

SECOND SEMESTER

BUS 400         Research Project in Business Administration      6Units

This aims at developing students' skill in analysing and writing reports. Towards this end, the students are required to conduct an empirical and library study or research in a specific subject matter or topic in accounting. The students are expected to present and defend the research report at the end of the session.

ENT 424         International Business       3 Units

Strategy for entry into international markets; control and management of MNCs; organizational structure and operating mechanism of MNCs; board of directors; pricing policies; relationship with government agencies counting public interest issue; marketing to trade blocks and common market; international financial operations.

Definitions of Multinationals Investment; Issues in Multinationals and Third World Economic Development. The New Economic Order and the Multinationals. Third World Multinationals. National and International Control of Multinationals.

BUS 422         Business Policy II       3 Units

Organic business functions of marketing, production, finance, and personnel in Nigeria. Management process of corporate planning, budgeting and control, business performance appraisal, managing by objectives, motivating group and individual efforts, and generally relating an organization to the changes taking place in the environment. Predicting the dynamic environment. Anticipating the impact of environment changes on strategies and performance of a firm. Analysis of the role of employee and managerial behaviour in success or failure of strategy, implementation. Problem of matching organization with strategy, and introducing change in the way members of the firm execute given tasks. The issues of learning and unlearning in the interest of adjusting strategies and policies to a firm's performance experience. Strategy in the functional areas. Determining the markets and marketing strategies for Nigerian firms and products. Research and Development strategies in Nigeria. Production and Procurement strategies. Personnel and Industrial Relations strategy in Nigeria. The design of financial strategies and policies. Behavioural and structural strategies for implementing chosen business strategies Integrated analysis. Recent developments affecting the strategy formulation and implementation processes of firms in Nigeria.

BUS 421   Corporate Planning                                                                    2 Units

BUS 423     Marketing Management                                                            3 Units

BUS 424 Analysis for Business Decision 11                                             3   Unit