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Department of Management Studies

Functions of the Department of Management Studies

  1. Teaching and research in sports management.
  2. Offering professional courses for sports organizers, administrators and managers at various levels in the following disciplines; Sports Management, Sports Marketing, Stadium Management and Sports Journalism.
  3. Organising seminars, conferences and workshops for Directors of Sports, Sports Secretaries and Sports Officials.
  4. Providing consultancy services in sports management.

National Diploma programme:

GENERAL INFORMATION

 Title of the Programme: National Diploma in Sports Management

Programme Goal/Philosophy

The goal of the National Diploma (ND) in Sports Management programme is to produce diplomates with the knowledge and skills to assist in planning, organizing, coordinating, disseminating, directing, monitoring and managing vital information and resources required for effective operation of sports organizations.

Programme Objectives

On completion of the programme, the Diplomates should be able to:

  1. Assist in planning sports programmes and events.
  2. Organize and control sports records, under supervision in sports and related institutions.
  3. Collect, store, retrieve and preserve sport information.
  4. Collate, analyse and present sport statistical data under supervision.
  5. Participate in sports research and programme evaluation.
  6. Assist in effective maintenance of sports facilities and equipment.
  7. Assist in budget preparation, execution and monitoring.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO THE PROGRAMME

NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND)

The academic requirements for admission into the ND Sports Management programme are:

  • Five credit passes in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE), WASC, GCE, NECO, NABTEB or Equivalent in not more than two sittings. The Subjects must include: English Language, Mathematics, and three other subjects, from; Marketing, Economics, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts, Literature in English, Physical Education, Health Education, Commerce, History, Geography, Government and Civic Education.
  • Admission will be through the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) having met condition in I above and scored up to the requisite cut-off point.

PROGRAMME DURATION:

The ND programme runs for two academic sessions of two semesters each (four semesters)

CURRICULUM

The curriculum is structured into four semesters of classroom, laboratories, studio, gymnasium, courts, pool and other field activities. Each semester of institutional based activities shall be for a duration of 17 weeks distributed as follows:

(i.) 15 contact weeks of teaching, i.e. theory, practical, quizzes, tests, etc.; and

(ii.) 2 weeks for registration and examination.

The curriculum of the programme consists of four main components viz:

  1. General Studies Courses
  2. Foundation Courses
  3. Professional Courses
  4. Supervised Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)