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.

Copyright © 2009 New Vision. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.