This course aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of entrepreneurship and to equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills to start, manage, and grow their own business ventures.
On completion of the course, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental concepts and theories of entrepreneurship.
- Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify and evaluate business opportunities.
- Develop a well-researched and viable business plan or model.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with scaling and managing a growing business.
- Embrace an entrepreneurial mindset characterized by resilience, adaptability, and a willingness to take calculated risks.
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of computer hardware, software, and the role of computers in society. The course typically covers topics such as computer components, operating systems, and the internet. Students will learn about the internal and external hardware of a computer, and how software and operating systems control and manage the hardware. The course may also cover the basics of computer networks, security and the impact of computers on society. Students will learn about the history and evolution of computers, and the role of technology in shaping modern society.
Students will also gain basic understanding of common software and applications used in today's business and personal environments. The course typically covers topics such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. Students will learn how to use these applications to create and edit documents, manage data, and create professional-looking presentations. The course may also cover the basics of internet and email usage. Students will learn about the benefits and limitations of different software applications and how to use them effectively. The goal of the course is to give students the skills and knowledge needed to use common computer applications in an efficient and effective manner.
Welcome to Research Methods and Ethics in Science! This course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of conducting scientific research. You will learn about different research methodologies and how to design and execute research projects. Additionally, we will explore the ethical considerations that arise in scientific research, including issues related to informed consent, data privacy, and the responsible use of animals in research. By the end of the course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to conduct high-quality research and make informed decisions about the ethics of scientific research. I look forward to working with you and discussing the exciting and challenging topics in this field.
Principles of Management will help students to understand the meaning of management, the functions of management, evolution of management and the various schools of thought, goals and objectives of management, decision making in an organisation, leadership styles and theories, power, motivation and communication in an organisation
In our everyday dealings, especially in corporate settings, our
trades and/or organizations' activities, and us (either employees or
managers), either become the subject or object of bad actions. This course, Law
of Contract and Tort will expose students to understanding of legal frameworks
that governs our enterprise and personal dealings in two distinctive ways: Law
of Contract and Law of Tort, which are both considered part of the civil
law. Whiles Contract
Law imposes duties on parties who enter into a contractual relationship, Tort
Law focuses on duties on acceptable and responsible behavior of the members of
The following contents will be covered during the semester:
1. Contract-nature, types, formation,
2. Essential requirements- offer and acceptance, consideration, legal intention to bind, legal capacity
3. Terms-express, implied, construction, exemption clauses
4. Vitiating Factors –Mistake, Misrepresentation, Duress/Undue influence
6. Breaches-remedies, penalties, damages, specific performance
1. Nature of Tort Law
2. Trespass to Persons and Property
3. Trespass to land,
4. Vicarious liability,
5. Volenti non fit injuria
7. Negligence8. Factors for Acts and Omissions Below Standards of the Reasonable Man
At the end of the course, the student is expected to:
• Understand the historical perspectives of CSR and its benefits to stakeholders and
• Articulate the theories of CSR;
• Understand the concepts of ethics and governance as applied to CSR;
• Implement CSR activities and review existing ones incorporate organisations;
• Understand strategic management as an organisational tool for CSR decision making;
• Evaluate forms of business organisations; and
• Understand CSR trends in the extractive industry