Business Studies Division

BUSINESS STUDIES DIVISION (MSD)

Business Studies Division (MSD) at the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) offeres Business Studies courses our students deals with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values critical for informed, productive, ethical and responsible participation in the formal and informal economic sectors. The training division encompasses business principles, theory and practice that underpin the development of entrepreneurial initiatives, sustainable enterprises and economic growth.consists of four Sections/Departments; General Management, Communication, Legal and Public Sector and Local Government Administration. Each of these Sections/Departments contributes to Teaching, Research and Consultancy in the Institute.

 

PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

                                                                                                                   

Bachelors in Business Management (BBM)   8 Semesters
Bachelors in Accounting (BACC)   8 Semesters
Bachelors in Computer Science   8 Semesters
Diploma in Banking and Finance (DIBF)   2 SEMESTERS
Diploma in Business Adminstration (DBA)   3 SEMESTERS
Diploma in computer Engineering (ABMA)   3 SEMESTERS
Diploma in Information Systems and Programming (DISP)   2 SEMESTERS
Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD)   3 SEMESTERS
ZICA Licentiate    2 SEMESTERS
ZICA Professional   2 SEMESTERS
Zambia Institute of Marketing Diploma (ZIM)   3 SEMESTERS
Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma (CIM)   3 SEMESTERS
Advance Diploma in computer Engineering (ABMA)   3 SEMESTERS
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and supply Graduate Diploma (CIPS)   3 SEMESTERS
Chartered institute of purchasing and Supply Advanced Diploma (CIPS)   3 SEMESTERS
Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma (CIM)   3 SEMESTERS
IMIS Diploma    3 SEMESTERS
IMIS Higher Diploma    3 SEMESTERS
Zambia Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma (ZIM)   3 SEMESTERS

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for any of the long term training programmes and courses that NIPA offers, the applicant must be a holder of a full grade twelve (12) certificate with minimum five credits or better including English. Serving officers will be required to have at least three credits of better (including English) at grade 12 or form five (5) certificate plus a certificate in a related field. However, the minimum entry requirement for post graduate diploma programmes is full grade twelve 12) certificate with minimum five credits or better including English plus first degree from an accredited institution.

 

WORSHOPS, SEMINARS AND EVENTS

We will provide a list of workshops, seminars and events undertaken by the Division once it is agreed upon.

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY

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CAREERS

Our graduates have an excellent track record of employment in both public and private sectors. The graduates go into career areas directly reflecting the skills they have gained through their chosen study programmes.