MBA :ABU launches first ‘Online’ programme in Nigeria

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) has made history as the first university in the country to have a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme accredited by NUC to be delivered in e-learning mode.

Prospective students from any part of the country can now take
their MBA from anywhere without the need to go to the ABU
campus. Lecture videos and study materials can be accessed
offline via custom tablets or Dual USB sticks on smartphones or

Submitting assignments and projects as well as interacting with
lecturers, tutors and other classmates all happen via ABU’s e-
learning portal online. What about exams? Those can be done in
examination centers spread across all regions in Nigeria.

In an event to mark the launch of the programme, the Director of
Distance Learning, Professor Adamu Zoaka Hassan said: “the wall
of limitations have been hacked down in the world of distance
learning which Ahmadu Bello University is bringing to the
educational landscape”.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Ibrahim Garba ,
represented by his Deputy (Administration), Professor Ibrahim
Naiya Sada, at the launch event said: “ this is the same degree,
same ABU and accredited by the NUC, so it’s safe ”.

In a bid to make the programme more robust than any other in
the country, the university is also partnering with big names in the
corporate industry like Jobberman and Accenture.

 Jobberman will avail users who become students special offers from internships to CV re-writes and job placements while Accenture will offer
capstone projects and internships for students who live in the

The MBA is suited for middle-level workers in the private or public
sector who want to accelerate their careers, and also entry level
workers or fresh graduates who need an extra advantage in the
workplace and job market.

Start your application today on Find
more about the programme on » . For
enquiries, call 01-3429309

This is a feature by Ahmadu Bello University