Programme philosophy programme and overview

In close conjunction with Groupe Nduom (Group of companies in West Africa, UK and US) and other well-known companies in the IT, banking and finance, consulting and consumer goods industries, this exciting and pioneering programme offers a unique balance of IT, management and business that is designed to ensure that our graduates have the tools they need to excel in, and lead the industries of the future. Bill Gates once said “How you gather, manage, and use information will determine whether you win or lose”. Information is now a vital asset for organisations. Its effective use and exploitation contributes to success and competitive advantage. This course develops students’ understanding of information and knowledge management and their value at strategic and operational levels.

The aims of the programme:

This programme is designed to address the IT skills gap among IT and Business graduates. It seeks to develop the IT and business knowledge of the students to maximise technology to improve business performance. Additionally, this programme aims at equipping students with a broad background of business operations, procedures and culture applicable to become business leaders. It is designed to make students gain sufficient technical knowledge to play a key role in an IT environment and develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as well as modelling skills appropriate to IT-related business operations. Students will also develop entrepreneurial and management skills appropriate to IT projects and lifelong learning skills allowing them to be abreast of developments in a rapidly changing business environment.

Objectives of the programme are:

  • to provide it graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on appropriate professional positions in information technology upon graduation and grow into leadership positions or pursue research or graduate studies in the field
  • to produce graduates who can become information technology professionals, able to work effectively at planning, implementing, configuring and maintaining an organisation’s computing infrastructure
  • to enable students learn how to use it to solve real-world problems within the context of a field in which they wish to work.
  • to build and maintain information systems in organisation.
  • to design information systems to better support business processes and strategies.
  • to develop problem solving skills and analytical skills to address it related challenges in organizations.
  • to lay the needed theoretical and practical background for the students to pursue further studies as well as becoming self employed in an IT related field.


NSBT shall admit all qualified students (as per the minimum requirements jointly published by the National Council for Tertiary Education and the National Accreditation Board of Ghana) without reference to race, ethnicity, religion, politics, nationality or country of citizenship. The student entry requirements shall be as follows:

  • General Certificate of Education (Ordinary and Advanced Levels): Passes at credit level in at least five (5) subjects (including English Language and Mathematics) in the West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) Ordinary Level and three (3) passes at the Advanced Level of the GCE with General Paper. One of the advanced level passes should be a grade D or better.
  • WASSCE: Candidates must have six credit passes (A1-C6) in English, Mathematics and Integrated Science (Biology or Agricultural Science for Nigerian applicants) or Social Studies, and three elective subjects, (in the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
  • SSSCE: For Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), candidates must have six credit passes (A-D) in the three Core Subjects and three elective Subjects.
  • GBCE: Applicants with the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) results should have credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
  • Holders of the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)/ International Baccalaureate (IB) must possess at least Grades A*/A-C in English, Mathematics and Biology at the Standard (SL)/’O’ Level, in addition to three Higher Level (HL – A to C)/’A’ Level (A to D)/IB 2 (A to C) grades in the relevant subjects.
  • HND & Other Diploma Holders: Candidates with a good Higher National Diploma, HND, certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division) from recognised universities or institutions in programmes related to the School’s programmes shall be considered for admission. In addition, applicants must have acquired a 2-year post-HND qualification working experience. Other Diploma qualifications from elsewhere assessed to be equivalent to the HND may be similarly considered.
  • Mature Student Entry Requirements: Candidates aged at least 25 years with basic academic qualifications e.g. four passes in any O’ level subjects and who write and pass an entrance examination (moderated by our Mentor University) in English, Mathematics, Information and Communication Technology and General Business shall be considered for admission. They shall also be required to attend an interview.
  • Foreign Qualifications: All Foreign qualifications shall be referred to the National Accreditation Board for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission into our Institution.

Employment and career prospects:

Upon completion of the programme, graduates would have been sufficiently equipped and ecouraged to start up their own businesses. Graduates could be employed in any business organization or institution in any part of the world particularly in Ghana as System Analyst, Software Engineers, Network Administrators, Database Managers or even set-up and manage their own businesses.


Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
GENS 101Language & Communication Skills I3
GENS 103Introductory French2
GENS 105Introductory Mathematics3
GENS 107Principles of Leadership2
GENS 109Introduction to Psychology3
GENS 111Introduction to Information Technology 13
NBIT 111 Programming Principles3
Total Credits19
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
GENS 102Language & Communication Skills II3
GENS 104Intermediate  French2
GENS 106Intermediate Mathematics3
GENS 108Introduction to Information Technology  113
GENS 110Introduction to Logic & Critical thinking3
GENS 112Social Ethics2
NBIT 114 Programming I3
Total Credits19
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NBCC 203Business Mathematics3
NBCC 205Financial Accounting I3
NITM 207Introduction to Visual Basic Programming NET3
NBCC 209Business Economics I3
NBIT 211Probability and Statistics I3
NBCC213Principles of Management3
NBCC 217Enterprise Resource Planning I (Accounting & HRM)1
Total Credits 19
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NBCC 202Business Economics II3
NBCC 204Business Law3
NBCC 206Financial Accounting II3
NBCC 208Introduction to Marketing3
NBBF 210Introduction to Business Finance3
NBBF 212Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics3
NBCC 220Enterprise Resource Planning II (SCM  & CRM)1
NBCC 299Practicum I2
Total Credits21
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NBCC 303Research Methods3
NITM 305Business Database Development3
NITM 307Business Applications Development3
NITM 309Business Intelligence Systems3
NITM 311Big Data  Analytics3
NITM 313Human Computer Interaction3
NBCC 315Socio-Economic Analysis of Ghana3
Total Credits 21
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NITM 300Social Media & Social Network3
NITM 302Trends in Digital Business Technology: Cloud, Services and Social Networking3
NITM 304Global Team Working3
NITM 306IT Project Management3
NBCC 308Human Resource Management3
NBCC 312Organizational Behaviour3
NBCC 399Practicum II2
Total Credits 20
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NITM 401Sustainable Innovation Management3
NITM 403e-Business and e-Marketing3
NITM 405Ubiquitous and Pervasive  Computing3
NITM 407Managerial Decision Making & Support Systems3
NITM 409IT Services Management3
NBCC 499Project I3
Total Credits18
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NITM 400Business Process Re-Engineering3
NBCC 402Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management3
NITM 404IT in Business Strategy3
NBCC 406International Human Resource Management3
NITM 408Computer Security and Ethics3
NITM 499Project II3
Total credits 18