Dangote Business School (DBS) says its Continuing Professional Development Programmes has started; it is to take place at Bayero University, Kano.
Dr. Ibrahim Garba Muhammed, the Coordinator of the programme told the Eagle Online that the programmes, which is scheduled for the DBS permanent site at Bayero Uni, is for those wishing to specialize in a particular aspect of a course without registering for a full Masters or Postgraduate programme offered by the DBS
He was quoted to have said that “the main objective of the programme is to enhance the skills, knowledge and experience related to your professional and managerial activities through developing those technical and non-technical competencies that are required for carrying out professional endeavours.
“The short-term professional development (Certificate) programmes mostly in Business Management, Strategic Communication and Entrepreneurship include development in areas such as leadership, finance, project management, communication skills, personal effectiveness; and a number specific courses to help ensure competence to practice, skills and practical experience.
“Certificate programs can be completed more quickly than associate degrees and often do not have general education requirements. Depending on the entry requirements, curriculum, and international content, participants will be awarded one of the followings: Certificates, Professional certificates, Graduate certificates, Executive certificates and International Graduate Certificates.”
Ibrahim said the target participants include businessmen, corporate organisations, Government MDAs, Non-Governmental Organisations and Trade Associations.
The duration of most of the courses ranges from one week to four weeks or based on an arrangement between participants and management.
About the Dangote Business School
The Dangote Business School (DBS) was established in 2014 to promote high-level business management and entrepreneurship knowledge guided by global good practices. Although the DBS is new, the graduate programmes offered by the School existed for over 3 decades.