New Vision (Kampala)

1 December 2009

Uganda: MUBS to Start Entrepreneurship Faculty Next Year

Kampala — BUSINESS Entrepreneurship Faculty will commence at the Makerere University Business School (MUBS) next academic year.

The faculty will aim at modelling graduates for job creation in the competitive market, Dr. Samuel Sejjaaka, the MUBS deputy principal, said. He explained that the faculty would put focus on innovation and other business skills as a means to keep off graduates the streets.

"To make our graduates as job creators, we shall open a Faculty of Entrepreneurship next academic year to be led by an associate dean, where we shall give sharp focus on innovation and professionalism," Sejjaaka stated.

He said the university management was aware of the market problems, which the graduates face after completing their education.

"We are aware of the marketing problem where our graduates have after completing their education and go on the street to seek jobs. We want to change that trend by impacting innovative skills in them," the deputy principal observed.

"We have signed a deal in innovation clusters with Makerere University Main Campus Faculty of Technology to start the programme," he said during a "Keep MUBS Clean Campaign" he headed recently.

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