Programme Description

In our globalized economy, organizations are devising mechanism to compete in international markets. The International Business Management specialization provides students the opportunity to study the global environment in which businesses operate, giving you a comprehensive business management education with an international perspective. The International Business Management programmes is therefore ideal for people and business partners with a global outlook and international aspirations, and businesses with offering modules that develop both your core business management knowledge and a more specialist, specific understanding of the international aspects of the subject. The curriculum designed provides a comprehensive business management education on the programmes, building a fundamental skills base and an understanding of how businesses operate.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, students shall be able to:

v  Describe the different challenges businesses face when they operate in an international environment.

v  Explain the international institutions and practices that impact international business.

v  Explain the interaction of business and government as they relate to international commerce

v  Develop insight into the management implications of international business strategy and operations.

v  Develop ability to present a balanced view of international businesses from the viewpoints of home and host governments, as well as of private firms.

v  Apply trade, investment theory and foreign exchange models in the determination of foreign exchange rates.

Programme Structure

Course Code

Course Name

 

Credit

Level 100 first trimester

BCC 101

Scholarly Writing

4

BCC 103

Digital Fluency  

4

BCC 105

Principles of Leadership

4

Level 100 second trimester

BCC 102

Business Statistics

4

BCC 104

Introduction to Psychology

4

BCC 106

Communication Skills

4

Level 100 third trimester

BCC 107

Quantitative Methods

4

BCC 109

Political and Social Development of West Africa

4

BCC 111

Principles of Microeconomics

4

Level 200 first trimester

BCC 201

Business Law

4

BCC 203

Principles of Management

4

BCC 205

Principles of Macroeconomics

4

Level 200 second trimester

BCC 202

Business Finance

4

BCC 204

Principles of Marketing

4

BCC 206

Organisational Behavior

4

Level 200 third trimester

BCC 207

Principles of Accounting

 

4

BCC 209

Management Information System

4

BCC 211

Managerial Economics

 

4

Level 300 first trimester

BCC 301

Research Methods

 

4

BCC 303

Company and Partnership Law

 

4

BCC 305

Entrepreneurship and Business Planning

4

Level 300 second trimester

BIC   302

Regional Economic Integration

4

BMC 304

Quality Management

4

BIC   306

French Language

4

Level 300 third trimester

BIC  307

Marketing Management

4

BIC 309

Business Communication  

4

BIC 311

Negotiation in International Business 

4

Level 400 first trimester

BIC 401

Legal Aspect of International Trade

4

BIC 403

International Business Management

4

BMC 403

International Marketing

4

Level 400 Second Semester

BMC 402

E-Commerce

4

BIC  404

International Communications and Diplomacy  

4

Level 400 Third trimester

BCC 410

 Project work (Field Practice)

6

Total Credit hours

128


 Grading Systems:

Grade

Marks (%)

Interpretation

Grade Point

A

80 -100

Excellent

4.00

A-

70 - 79

Very Good

3.50

B+

60 - 69

Good

3.00

B

50 - 59

Credit

2.50

C

40 - 49

Marginal Pass

1.50

D

30 - 39

Fail

1.00

F

0 - 29

Fail

0.50

Z

 

Disqualified

 

IC

 

Incomplete

 

 

Pass Grades:

Grades AA-B+,  and B constitutes pass grades.

 

Failure Grades:

Grades CDF, and Z constitutes failure grades.

 

Graduation Requirement:

 

·    To progress from semester to semester, a student is required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.50

·   A student shall be allowed to repeat a course until he/she has passed the paper so far as she is within the GPA of not less than 1.50.

·     Courses designated as pre-requisites to more advanced courses must be passed before the latter courses are offered.

·    A student, after successful completion of a semester can, upon written application giving reasons and after approval has been granted defer and continue in the appropriate semester.

·    Students shall also participate in live virtual streaming lectures and virtual classrooms and where necessary avail themselves on campus for the face to face intermittent programmes

·      Must fulfill four times mandatory visit to the university within the period of study

·     Students shall pass a minimum of 120 course credits  to be eligible for graduation for level 100 entry

·     Students shall pass a minimum of 96 course credits  to be eligible for graduation for level 200 entry

·     Students shall pass a minimum of  72 course credits to be eligible for graduation for level 300 entry

 

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Programme Requirements

Credit Hours (Normative 4 year)

Advance Standing 1

Advance Standing 2

General Education

24

12

12

Professional Core

40

32

8

Beyond the Core

12

12

12

Elective

40

40

40

Project Work

6

6

6

Maximum Credit Allowed

128

102

78

Major

40

40

40

Minor

Optional

optional

Optional

Minimum Credit Pass for graduation

120

96

72

 

NB      Advance standing 1 represent students who enters at level 200

Advance standing 2 represent students who enters at level 300