NMMU Business Management Department

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University – Business Management Department

It is a privilege to provide some information regarding the Department of Business Management at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. This information covers all the programmes provided by the department.

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MISSION STATEMENT


The development of high-level human resources by:

  • equipping learners with outcomes based knowledge and business skills;
  • being committed to purposeful research and the maintenance of a worthy academic structure; and
  • being future orientated and receptive to the needs of our stakeholders.

LONG TERM OBJECTIVES


The long-term objectives and key values of the Department of Business Management are particularly vested in the domains of formal teaching, research, community service and strategic management.


FORMAL TEACHING

  • To design all curriculum contents according to scientific theoretical requirements as well as those of contemporary business practice.
  • To implement a variety of teaching strategies which meet the specific requirements of situational effective teaching and learning.
  • To investigate and implement on an ongoing basis new possibilities to improve teaching methods and results.

RESEARCH

To establish and realise a creative research culture in the Department

COMMUNITY SERVICE

To positively build up the image of the identity of the Department among different stakeholders

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

To establish and realise a strategic management approach. Teamwork through a participative style of management forms an important component.

 

KEY VALUES


RELEVANCE

Contemporary academically excellent subject content, delivery and research as a standard of performance

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ENTHUSIASM

Inspiration towards synergistic participation and teamwork

PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOUR

Correct and responsible actions in all areas

PERSONAL INITIATIVE

Academic inquisitiveness and creativeness aimed at self actualisation and the realisation of ideals and abilities

OPEN COMMUNICATION

Creative and sensible discourse and communication

SUBJECT ORIENTATION

Internalising of subject philosophy

This department may present modules in other general undergraduate qualifications. To view these, please visit the Faculty web site.

UNDERGRADUATE

CERTIFICATE

  • Higher Certificate in Business Studies
  • Higher Certificate in Business Studies

DEGREE

  • BCom (Financial Planning – Curriculum 26)
  • BCom (General : Economics)
  • BCom (General : Economics)
  • BCom (Marketing: Business Management and Accounting)
  • BCom (Marketing: Business Management and Economics)
  • BCom (Marketing: Business Management and Industrial Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General – Business Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General – Business Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General – Statistics)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General: Economics)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General: Economics)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General:Business Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (General:Business Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Planning

POSTGRADUATE

POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning

HONOURS DEGREE

  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Labour Relations and Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours in Labour Relations and Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Labour Relations and Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Labour Relations and Human Resources

MASTER’S DEGREE

  • Master of Commerce (Business Management)
  • Master of Commerce (Business Management)

DOCTORAL DEGREE

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Business Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Business Management)

Department of Business Management Booklet

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