MBA PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The Master of Business Administration degree in Supply Chain Management focuses on core supply chain management such as contracts, negotiations, project management and procurement management. Building off of the core curriculum of the MBA program, this specialization intends to prepare learners aspiring to work as middle to top level managers with business and government organizations, either locally or globally. Leveraging the emerging research, students explore total lifecycle approaches to procurement in a strategic and sustainable manner. This unique concentration provides a competitive advantage for leaders looking to master their skills in supply chain management. And as a unique discipline that integrates technology, innovation, e-commerce and many inter-organizational relationships, the programme is intended to strengthen participants with tools to practice in real life business practices.

FEE STRUCTURE FOR THE YEAR 2021/2022

GHC 4,600 PER SEMESTERGHC 9,200 PER YEAR

Programmes Aims / Objectives
The Programme aim to produce graduates:

 Produce graduates to demonstrate ability to design procurement plans

 Describe the various aspects and strategies in purchasing and supply management

 Develop graduates to understand the various approaches of purchasing and supply chain decisions,

 Develop graduates to enhance their competencies in various shipping terms, documents, and the payment methods in international supplies and procurements

 Produce graduates to able to formulate the price determination and negotiation
strategies in purchasing and supply management.

Admissions Policy
The term Open University usually refers to a university with an open-door academic policy, i.e. no stringent entry requirements like the traditional Universities. This fundamental open admissions policy makes university study accessible to all. The Laweh Admissions policy recognizes this philosophy of making university education open to all, irrespective of age, qualification or experience, except the demonstration of intellectual ability. The concept seeks to provide opportunities, for workers, working mothers, those bringing up a family or those that do not want to give up their social life and people who otherwise will not have access to university education or those that qualify to enter straight but want to have flexibility in their studies to do so, provided they have an intellectual ability to swim through university education.

Entry Requirements for Admission
The University shall admit candidates with different academic backgrounds to the MBA Programme. Qualified applicants are admitted to programmes at the beginning of the first semester. The various categories of candidates to be considered for admission into the programme in the University will possess either of the following qualifications:

 A first degree from a recognized university/institution.  Recognized full professional qualification such as
 Chartered Institute of Bankers,
 Association of Certified Chartered Economist,
 Association of Certified Chartered Accountants,
 Institutes of Chartered Accountants
 Chartered Institute of Marketing,
 Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
 Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators,
 Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply chain Management 

All applicants may be required to go through a selection interview. International students with qualifications equivalent to those above may be considered for admission. The equivalent of such qualifications will however be determined by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana. The medium of instruction shall be English

Level 600 Part 1-First Semester
Course CodeCourse NameCredit Hours
MCC 602Marketing Management4
MCC 603Quantitative Methods for Decision Making4
MCC 605Organization Behavior4
MCC 103Digital Fluency4
MCC 608Accounting for Decision Making4
Total Credit20
Level 600 Part 1- Second Semester
MCC 611Strategic Leadership4
MCC 604Managerial Economics4
MCC 606Business Law4
MPC 611Procurement Management4
MPC 615Strategic Supply Chain Management 4
Total Credits20
Level 600 Part II- First Semester
MCC 609Strategic Management4
MCC 601Research Methods4
MPC 613Public Procurement Management in Ghana4
MCC 601Research Methods4
Total Credits16
Level 600 Part II – Second Semester
MPC 617Negotiation and Contracting in Procurement4
MPC 605Warehouse Design and Materials Handlin4
 MCC 610 Project Work 8

Programme Summary