Aim of Program

The development management programme aims to produce high quality graduates who are able to link theoretical and practical knowledge with necessary skills, to engage in critical analysis and reflection on current development management issues, thereby contributing meaningfully to sustainable development.

Objective of Program

At the end of the programme graduates with BA (Hons) Development Management with the various areas of specializations namely: Human Resource Management, accounting, public health, marketing, microfinance and NGO Management will be able to apply their knowledge in development management at their work place. Specifically, students with specialization in;

"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion".

Jack Welch


For the core area of development management, students will be expected to understand how to apply community resources and management practices for the benefit of stakeholders and development actors, and also to devise pro-poor economic concepts, gender inequality, and micro-financing pertaining currently in developing economies particularly Africa.

Components of the programme

Core course(s); Thirty-six (36)
Elective course(s); Twelve (12)
Each student is advised to specialise in one of the following electives:
Non-Governmental Organisation Management;
Public Health;
Human Resource Management.

Please download course breakdown by year and semester Here