Actual business context requires a degree of adaptation to change which requires the acquisition of new skills and abilities to identify gaps and seize opportunities in order to improve productivity and economic performance. This course deals with the study of innovation. Students are expected to understand and identify strategies to promote ideas on innovative products or services and necessary actions to implement them successfully. It also seeks to promote entrepreneurial culture.


This course introduces students to the practices and codes of conduct involved in the finance function. The course covers ethical issues and the role of the corporate financial manager, as well as those of other stakeholders and other students in the investment industry. The emphasis of the course will be on readings, rules, and regulations from the CFA Institute. Cases and speakers will be employed to bring a real world perspective to the classroom. 

This course analyzes the factor of Labor in the economy, addressing topics of labor supply and labor demand, theories and practice of wage determination, and how wage structures and wage differentials develop and evolve. Macro-institutional forces related to labor, labor markets, and wages are considered, including labor force participation, evolution and change in labor markets in the , employment, and unemployment. Trends, measurement and analyses of labor productivity, labor mobility, labor market discrimination, and the role of government and unions in labor markets are further considered. Particular attention will be given to the impact of the current economic recession on labor economic variables.


This course has been designed to equip students with knowledge and skills in the management of cooperatives. Cooperatives have unique management implications of business Ownership and control. It shows how Managers perform under the influence of various motivational factors - pay, power, prestige, and a place in history. Cooperative businesses exist in a wide variety of sectors within the Uganda economy, and represent a distinctive model for organizing labor, capital, and knowledge to produce goods and services. Studying cooperatives aids understanding of all aspects of industrial structure and business organization, and challenges conventional thinking about what it means for an economic system to be “capitalist”. Fundamentally, a cooperative firm represents a unique form of business ownership where “patrons”, rather than financiers, are business owners. The course brings out the necessity to deliberately involve a majority of the member - owners, not just a few principal stockholders, in major decisions affecting cooperative policy and its business objectives. It emphasizes the needs to carefully assess the management style and personal performance motives and ambitions compatible with the constraints of a cooperative owned and democratically controlled by member - users.


This course guides students in developing interpersonal skills and strategies to manage their work lives. Critical to success in the workplace is the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates and both internal and external customers. During recent years the importance of providing the highest level of customer care has grown significantly. Customers be it internal customers or external customers, are what makes the organizations exist.