“When we look at the new millennium, we see great challenges as well as opportunities. To prepare themselves to face the challenges and to capitalise on the opportunities ahead, today’s managers of business organisations and officers in the public service must invest in active learning”
The Commonwealth Executive Masters in Business Administration (CEMBA) & Public Administration ( CEMPA) programmes are designed by Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to help busy practicing professionals, managers and public officers gain a higher level of competency in their respective functions and expand their perspective to encompass a more international outlook. The programmes are offered through distance education, a learner-oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular work. The two-year Masters programmes are designed by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to help busy practicing professionals, managers and public officers gain a higher level of competence in their respective functions. The (CEMBA/CEMPA) programme consists of four components:
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.
Head of department
- First Degree in any course, at least from Pass or Better. All Applicants to the CEMBA-CEMPA Programme will write an entrance examination as part of the entry requirement. Candidates are further required to have at least 3 years working experience.