BBA in Small Business Management

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Mode of Study

Campus Learning

 

 

The programme consists of core (required) and elective modules. Some modules may have prerequisites (i.e. may require the students to pass another module or set of modules first). The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. One credit is equal to 10 hours of learning (guided in class and independent combined); therefore 10- credit module requires on average 100 hours of learning from the students.

Core Modules

  • C5-IMO-20: Introduction to MS Office (10)
  • B5-BS1-17: Business Mathematics Statistics 1 (10)
  • B5-BUC-20: Business Communication (10)
  • B5-LAB-20: Legal Aspects of Business (10)
  • B5- FUE-20: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (10)
  • B5- PMK-20: Principles of Marketing (10)
  • B5-BM1-20: Business Management 1 (10)
  • A5-IFA-20: Introduction to Financial Accounting (10)
  • B6-SEP-20: Small Business and Entrepreneurial Planning (10)
  • B5-MIE-17: Microeconomics (10)
  • B6-BPM-20: Business Project Management (10)
  • B6-OBE-20: Organisational Behaviour (10)
  • B6-BPM-20: Business Project Management (10)
  • B6-OBE-20: Organisational Behaviour (10)
  • B6-PMT-20: Project Management Tools, Techniques and Softwares (10)
  • B6-MAE-17: Macroeconomics (10)
  • B6-PTM-20: Procurement and Tender Management (10)
  • A6-FA1-17: Financial Accounting 1 (20)
  • B6-ESE-20: Entrepreneurship Strategy and Enterprise Sustainability (10)
  • B6-BIS-20: Business Information Systems (10)
  • B6-FFM-20: Fundamentals of Financial Management (10)
  • B6-MKT-20: Marketing Management (10)
  • A7-MAC-20: Management Accounting (10)
  • B6-OPM-20: Operations Management (10)
  • B6-MGE-20: Managing Growth in Small Enterprises (10)
  • B6-ERP-20: Enterprise Risk and Portfolio Management (10)
  • B6-AWB-20: Academic Writing for Business (10)
  • B7-SBS-20: Small Business Strategy (10)
  • B7-RMB-20: Research Methods in Business (10)
  • B7-IEM-20: Import and Export Management (10)
  • B7-HRM-20: Human Resources Management (10)
  • B7-ISB-20: Investment in Small Business (10)
  • B7-QUM-20: Quality Management (10)
  • B7-CIE-20: Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship (10)
  • B7-BEC-20: Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (10)
  • B8-ENI-20: Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20)
  • B7-RP1-20: Research Project 1: Proposal Writing (10)
  • B7-STM-20: Strategic Management (20)
  • B7-SBC-20: Small Business Consulting and Counseling (10)
  • B7-PPB-20: Professional Practice in Business (40)
  • B7-RP2- 20: Research Project 2: Dissertation (20)

Elective Modules

  • Select two from the following:
    • B7-FBM-20: Family Business Management (10)
    • B7-EBS-17: E-Business (10)
    • B7-CHM-20: Change Management (10)
    • B7-PPP-20: Public-Private Partnerships (10)
  • Select any two from the following:
    • B7-IBM-20: International Business Management (10)
    • B7-CRM-20: Customer Relationship Management (10)
    • B7-BMT-20: Brand Management (10)

Recommended full-time study path (4½ years):

Year Sem Module Credits
Year 1 Sem 1 B5-BS1-17: Business Mathematics Statistics 1 10
C5-IMO-20: Introduction to MS Office 10
B5-BUC-20: Business Communication 10
B5-LAB-20: Legal Aspects of Business 10
B5- FUE-20: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 10
B5- PMK-20: Principles of Marketing 10
Sem 2 B5-BM1-20: Business Management 1 10
A5-IFA-20: Introduction to Financial Accounting 10
B6-SEP-20: Small Business and Entrepreneurial Planning 10
B5-MIE-17: Microeconomics 10
B6-BPM-20: Business Project Management  10
B6-OBE-20: Organisational Behaviour  10
Year 2 Sem 3 B6-PMT-20: Project Management Tools, Techniques and Softwares 10
B6-MAE-17: Macroeconomics 10
B6-PTM-20: Procurement and Tender Management 10
A6-FA1-17: Financial Accounting 1 10
B6-ESE-20: Entrepreneurship Strategy and Enterprise Sustainability 10
B6-BIS-20: Business Information Systems 10
Sem 4 B6-FFM-20: Fundamentals of Financial Management 10
B6-MKT-20: Marketing Management 10
B6-OPM-20: Operations Management 10
B6-MGE-20: Managing Growth in Small Enterprises 10
B6-ERP-20: Enterprise Risk and Portfolio Management 10
B6-AWB-20: Academic Writing for Business 10
Year 3 Sem 5 B7-SBS-20: Small Business Strategy 10
B7-RMB-20: Research Methods in Business 10
B7-IEM-20: Import and Export Management 10
B7-HRM-20: Human Resources Management 10
Elective – (Select two module from below)  
B7-FBM-20: Family Business Management 10
B7-EBS-17: E-Business 10
B7-CHM-20: Change Management 10
B7-PPP-20: Public-Private Partnerships 10
Sem 6 B7-ISB-20: Investment in Small Business 10
B7-QUM-20: Quality Management 10
B7-CIE-20: Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship 10
B7-BEC-20: Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 10
Elective –I (Select one module form below)  
B7-IBM-20: International Business Management 10
B7-CRM-20: Customer Relationship Management 10
B7-BMT-20: Brand Management 10
Year 4 Sem 7 B8-ENI-20: Entrepreneurship and Innovation 20
B7-RP1-20: Research Project 1: Proposal Writing 10
B7-STM-20: Strategic Management 20
B7-SBC-20: Small Business Consulting and Counseling 10
Sem 8 B7-PPB-20: Professional Practice in Business 40
B7-RP2- 20: Research Project 2: Dissertation 20
 
 

Admissions Criteria

1) Applicants are expected to have successfully completed secondary schooling. The typical entry requirement is BGCSE or IGCSE (In Botswana), LGCSE (In Lesotho) or other equivalent secondary school qualification. BGCSE or IGCSE (in Botswana) and LGCSE (In Lesotho) are required to achieve a minimum grade of ‘D’ in five subjects.

2) The applicant should have passed in a minimum of five subjects including English in BGCSE, LGCSE or equivalent.

3) Applicants in possession of a Diploma or Higher Diploma in a related field may be given exemptions based on the credit point equivalency.

4) For enquiries and more information please visit our website: www.bothouniversity.com

 

 
 
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