Makerere University Business School is the leading provider of Business and Management Education that facilitates professional development promotes Entrepreneurship and Leadership in the region.
The MUBS Regional Campus – Mbarara was established in 2006 by the MUBS Council, with the aim of extending Business & Management education to the people from the western region. This was further intended to bring services nearer to the people rather than the communities come to the Main Campus in Kampala.
The Regional Campus – Mbarara, continues to provide aspiring people young and old, with an opportunity to develop their talents and strength and overcome their fears and weaknesses through different academic and training programmes. The Regional Campus has grown and continued to attract a number of students in different disciplines. Currently the campus has a total number of about 837 students.
Makerere University Business School Regional Campus, Mbarara is located on Kamukuzi Hill approximately 3.0 Kilometers from Mbarara town. Access to the campus premises from the town centre is by way of Kabale road for 2.0 Kilometers followed by the right turn onto Bushenyi – Fortportal road for about 500 meters. Finally turn right onto Kamukuzi road approximately 300 meters to the campus premises.
To enhance and enable our client’s productivity and competitiveness by providing relevant knowledge and skills through teaching and research.
To enable the future of Clients through the creation and provision of knowledge
CAMPUS CORE VALUES
The values of the center reflect those of the school, which include;
- Continuous improvement
- An ICT-Oriented Campus
OVERALL STRATEGIC GOAL
Making Business education accessible by bringing services close to the people with market driven programs.
Campus Strategic Objectives for the period 2018/2019
- To provide knowledge and facilitate learning.
- To conduct research, promote scholarship and publications.
- To attract, develop and retain staff qualified staff.
- To provide an enabling atmosphere for students to learn.
- To ensure an appropriate students’ welfare.
Short-term Objectives (12 months)
- To increase the intake of students on our programmes by 20%.
- Reduce failure rates to less than 15%.
- Continuously improve the quality of programmes by targeting staff-student ratio of 1:15 by AY2019/2018.
- To have a functioning students’ guild.
- Improve the staff and student welfare
- Holding a Business Seminar every semester
Administrative Structure at the Campus – Organogram
The Campus has a five (5) member management team duly appointed by the Principal. The function of the management team is to overseer the day to-day operations of campus activities and ensure smooth running of systems in place. The list of members of the management team is presented in table 1.
Table 1: List of Campus Management Team
|1||Pontius Byarugaba||Male||Senior Lecturer/Ag. Director||MBA (2005) Mak; PGDE (1996) Mak; BSc. Econ. (1994)|
|2||Richard Akisimire (Dr.)||Male||Senior Lecturer/ Deputy Director (Acad)||PhD (2017) University of Dar es Salaam; MSc Acc. & Fin. (2011) Mak; BBA(2006) Mak|
|3||Asiimwe Catherine||Female||Deputy Director||MBA(2009)Mak, BA(2000)Mak, ICSA(2010)|
|4||Laura Orobia Aseru (Dr.)||Female||Associate Professor/Ag. HOD Accounting & Finance||PhD (2014) Mak; MSc Acc & Fin.(2005) Mak; BBA (Acc) (2001) Mak; UDA (1997) NCBS.|
|5||Richard Mwesige||Male||Lecturer/Head Marketing & Management||MBA (2012) Mak; BBA (2006) Mak|
The Campus has nine (09) administrative staff members duly appointed by the Principal. They provide support to the departments and handle student affairs such as applications, registration, results and others.
Table 2: List of administrative staff
|1||Asiimwe Catherine||Deputy Director||MBA (2009)Mak, BA (2000)Mak, ICSA (2010)|
|2||Turyamubugana Asaph||Administrator/Career Guidance Coordinator||BA.Ed (2008)UCU, Grade 2 teacher’s certificate(2003)KYUT|
|3||Zerinah Tugabirwe||Administrative Assistant||BHRM(2006),Mak|
|4||Monica Atusimiirwe||Administrative Assistant||B. Of Library & Information Science(2012) UCU,|
|5||Bonabana Harriet||Administrative Assistant||BBA(2013), Mak; Dip In Law(2005), LDC|
|6||Emmanuel Kansiime||Administrative Assistant||CBA(2009)MUBS, DBA(2011)MUBS|
|7||Diaz Kadugara||Administrative Assistant||BHRM(2007) Mak; DHRM (2002), MUBS|
|8||Olivia Tusingwire||Administrative Assistant||BLIS(), Mak|
|9||Shamim Nankabirwa||ICT Database Administrator||BCOM.IS(2011)SMU,|
|10||Opifeni Emmanuel Derrick||ICT Techinician||DipTEL (2016)|