Graduate School of Business

VISION

To become the leading centre of excellence in innovative Postgraduate and Executive Programmes.
MISSION

To contribute positively in partnership with the Private Sector, towards the advancement of humanity throughEducation and Training of Highly Skilled and Competent Graduates.

CORE VALUES

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Innovativeness
  • Excellence and Diligence
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Equity 
  • Social and Environmental Responsibility

MOTO

A legacy of Tomorrow’s Vision Today!

Bridging Modules

Three non-examinable bridging modules are run to prepare candidates for the main programme modules listed above.  The three modules are:

  • Computer Skills
  • Accounting and Finance and;
  • Business Mathematics/Statistics

Participation in bridging courses is compulsory for all candidates.  However, candidates with verifiable sufficient training and work experience in subjects constituting the bridging modules may be granted exemptions.

Assessment

  • It is a requirement that students must pass all modules for that block before proceeding to the next.  The pass mark in each module shall be 50%.  Overall assessment ranges from 30% -  40% continuous assessment and 60% - 70%  written examination and it is a regulatory requirement that a student passes both components of the assessment.If a student fails a module he/she may, with approval of the senate, be allowed to repeat the module as provided for in the University’s General Regulations.   No student shall be allowed to repeat a module more  than once.

Funding

It is the responsibility of the student to secure adequate sponsorship.

General Master of Business Administation (GMBA)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 To be considered for admission to the MBA programme a candidate  

        should normally:

  •  be at least 25 years of age;
  •  hold a Bachelor’s degree of this University or any other approved university or its equivalent.
  • have had at least one year’s post-qualification practical experience gained at a managerial/supervisory capacity.
  • All candidates for admission to the MBA must be short-listed and  interviewed before the commencement of the session.

    DURATION OF PROGRAMME

  •  On  full-time  basis  the  General  MBA  programme  may  be  studied  over  a minimum period of 12 months and a maximum of 24 months.
  •  On  part-time  basis  the  General  MBA  programme  may  be  studied  over  a minimum period of 24 months to a maximum period of 48 months.
  •  The  academic  year  for  the  General  MBA  programme  shall begin  either in July/August of every year, and/or in January of every year.
  •  Notwithstanding 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 above, the minimum contact hours shall  comply with the internationally accepted guidelines for MBA programmes.
  •  The minimum notional study hours and credits shall comply with the Zimbabwe Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (ZIMCATS) of 270 -340 credits.

      REGISTRATION

  •      For the General MBA programme, registration of students shall be either in July/August or in January every academic year.

     FEES

  •     The Board of Studies shall recommend to the Finance Committee any proposed changes to the fees which are supposed to be paid by MBA  students.
  •     Fees shall be paid per Stage as determined by the Fess Revision Committee.
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