Department of Business

Dickson Moywaywa - COD, Business

Message From COD, Business

The Business Department has quite satisfied the thirst of experienced professionals who have a positive mind set in establishing a multinational cooperation. We turn curiosity into discovery, changing what we know about the world. The pursuit of fundamental knowledge lifts the human spirit and inspires us. We have a profound impact on the way the world does business. We offer the corporate excellence to all Business related professionals. Creating an environment that results to win-win relationships both locally and globally is our key objective. Talk to us – we always speak your language

Objectives

To set up structures for Open, Distance and e-Learning to deliver courses offered at the University College closer to the learners for global transformation.

To oversee online, hybrid and web-enhanced course development for societal transformation.

To provide professional development opportunities for Open, Distance and e-Learning for societal transformation.

To enhance continuous training of staff and students on new developments in Open, Distance and e-Learning for societal transformation.

Strategies

(1) Analysis Strategies:  Needs Analysis, Target Audience (Learner) Analysis, Course Analysis

(2)  Design Strategies: Learning Objectives, Sequencing, Instructional, Delivery and Evaluation Strategy

(3) Development Strategies: Content Development, Storyboarding and Courseware Development

(4)  Implementation Strategies: Installation/Distribution, Onboarding, Training and Management of Learner Activities

(5) Evaluation Strategies: Course Feedback, Teaching Effectiveness Evaluation, Outcomes measurement.

These strategies work towards the institution’s national developmental agenda of fostering excellence in innovation, research, teaching and dissemination of knowledge for the purpose of transforming the society.

With regard to the National Development Agenda, the ODeL strategy works towards the achievement of the Big 4 Agenda in enhancing Manufacturing, Food Security and Nutrition by facilitating programmes in Mineralogy and Dryland Farming.