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SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY PROFILE

SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY PROFILE(ISBAT)SIKKIMBACKGROUND

International School of Business and Technology (ISBAT) is a professional Higher Education Institution registered as a Tertiary Institution with National Council for Higher Education NCHE, under the Ministry of Education, Government of Republic of Uganda. ISBAT offers Industry specific specializations categorized under Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, Commerce, Telecom, Business Administration and Hardware and Information Technology.

ISBAT offers state of the art facilities for students in East Africa to have the best technological courses with modern laboratories and International teaching faculty with the best academic talents and experience from the Industry worldwide.

 ACADEMICS

ISBAT COURSES
  Management:
Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  Information Technology
Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
Certificate in Computer Applications (CCA)
Certificate in Hardware and Networking (CHN)
Certificate in Hardware and Information Technology (CHIT)
Certificate in Telecom Technology (CTT)
Advanced Diploma in Hardware and Networking (ADHN)
Advanced Diploma in Information Technology (ADIT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)
Post Graduate Diploma in Telecom Technology (PGDTT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Hardware and Networking (PGDHN)
  Advanced Diploma in Business Administration: ( ADBA )

This program is directed at preparing participants for the challenges of supervisory and middle level management positions in the public or private sector. The program blends the three core disciplines of management, communication, and information systems into a balanced program providing the contemporary manager with effective skills. In addition, the program offers general business courses to broaden the prospective manager’s knowledge base.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes: The program aims at the following Objectives and Learning Outcomes 1. To communicate effectively through writing and in interpersonal communication 2. To use information and communication technology effectively 3. To make informed decisions in the selection, utilization and evaluation of information Technology 4. To integrate and manage administrative systems 5. To apply contemporary theories of organizational behavior 6. To manage administrative functions with respect to planning, organizing, staffing and controlling

Eligibility: A minimum of one Principal Pass and two subsidiary passes at the “A” level Minimum duration: 2 years (4 Semesters)

  Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)

The Phenomenal growth being experienced by the manufacturing and services sectors and with globalization of markets, these sectors are increasingly looking at employing skills which require knowledge of management principles and with managerial capability. There has also been considerable progress and advancement in management tools and techniques. ISBAT has therefore designed and developed a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration to cater the needs of professionals. This program will provide a foundation in essential management principles, supported by multi functional knowledge with the ability to apply, adapt and integrate these skills in different management settings.

OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES: The PGDBA program aims to improve the students’ capability to manage in a business environment. On completion of the program, students are expected to have acquired: A Systematic approach to identification of business problems and their solutions The ability to make competent decisions Effective communication skills A broad knowledge of concepts, policies and techniques applicable to efficient administration and management of business

Eligibility: A 3 Year Graduation from any recognized College / University approved by NCHE Minimum Duration: 1 Year (2 Semesters)

  Certificate in Information Technology(CIT)

The certificate program will prepare the candidates to advance to support positions such as administrative assistants, executive secretaries or office administrators. The course will equip the candidates in the areas of information processing, report writing and presentations, software support training, executive secretarial support and electronic file management. It follows a simple and informal approach acceptable to students.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes: • To refine written and interpersonal communication skills • To enable software skills in spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, electronic mail and scheduler etc. • Understanding internet, searching and presentation using various applications. After completion of the course, students can work in any modern office environment and continue their career with higher bachelor’s degree courses Eligibility : Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credits obtained at the same sitting / its equivalent as specified & equated by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Duration: 2 semesters

  Certificate in Computer Applications:(CCA)

Fast growing information technology and communication systems have become critical components of almost every company’s strategic plan. Companies who want to take advantage of the new information technologies and communication systems require expert professionals who can apply computer science principles to solve problems produced by the interface between business and technology. This is an undergraduate program where students are exposed to various areas of computer applications including the latest developments keeping pace with the industry.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes: Students will: • Be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge in key areas of computer science or industrial computing • Be able to demonstrate a substantial understanding of concepts in key areas of computer science • Be able to carry out the required analysis and synthesis involved in computer systems, information systems and computing applications • Demonstrate professional competence in developing software and in its design and implementation • Be able to demonstrate sound practical skills to enable them to address problems which arise from computing systems and applications Eligibility: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credits obtained at the same sitting / its equivalent as specified & equated by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Duration: 1 year.

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  Certificate in Hardware and Networking:

This course covers the latest hardware troubleshooting techniques and networking systems followed by practical training. The training is well structured and gives thorough knowledge of cross platform network operating systems. The training includes both the system software components and the various hardware devices required for networking and internetworking with sufficient hands on training.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes: • To understand the basics of computer system and operating systems • To equip students with networking standards and troubleshooting tools • To implement office networking, maintenance and trouble shoot networking problems • To handle daily issues related to hardware such as installing, repair and maintenance, etc. After completion of the course candidates will have the knowledge and skills required to handle issues related to hardware such as installing, repair and maintenance etc and be able to assist in networking projects. Eligibility: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credits obtained at the same sitting / its equivalent as specified & equated by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Duration : 2 Semesters

  Certificate in Hardware and Information Technology

This Diploma program could lead to jump-start a career in IT particularly in Hardware maintenance as the candidate prepares for an ambitious University Degree in Computing, Computer Networking, Information Technology Systems, Gaming, Multimedia and Graphic Design. Hardware maintenance is Perfective, Adaptive and corrective in nature, considering this fact we have crafted this Diploma.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes of the Diploma: i. Imparting knowledge of computer and programming logic environment in IT ii. To equip students with the technical knowledge required to assemble, troubleshoot and maintain a computer system iii. To equip students with the technical skills required to build and maintain complex computer networks Eligibility: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credits obtained at the same sitting / its equivalent as specified & equated by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Duration: Minimum: 1 year

  Certificate in Telecom Technology:

The revolutionary changes sweeping throughout the Telecom Industry requires a lot of adequately trained manpower to support such exploding growth. The rapidly changing nature of the technology calls for highly competent and up to date professionals. This Diploma aims at providing trained and trainable technicians needed for the telecom industry. The course content on some of the latest technologies used by most of the Telecom companies like the WiMax and SS7 Technologies orient them to understand any future up gradation of technology in terms of installation and maintenance.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes of the Course: i. To provide a strong understanding of technical and non technical aspects of emerging telecom technologies ii. To equip candidates with a practical and logical diagnostic approach to telecom electronics iii. To help in the integration of information Technology with telecom to shove a blend of powerful communication Technology

Eligibility: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credits obtained at the same sitting / its equivalent as specified & equated by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) Duration Minimum: 1 year Semesters: 2 semesters

  Advanced Diploma in Hardware and Networking:
Computer networks are everywhere. You find them in large businesses and small ones, schools and charitable institutions and government and private organizations. In today’s world it is important to know what networks are and how to make the most use of them. The course enables the students to pursue a career in computer hardware and networking. The course is designed to equip the candidates with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques of LANs, VLANs, WANs, VPNs, ATMs etc and to handle most issues related to hardware such as installing, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance etc. The syllabus will be comprehensive, relevant and practical oriented. After successful completion of the first semester, if a student wishes to discontinue the course, such a student shall be awarded the diploma in Hardware and Networking.    Objectives and Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to: • Implement, manage and support network information systems • Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot servers • Understand Microsoft Windows operating systems and ensure proper management of the network operating system • Install, configure and upgrade server applications n Ensure security and integrity of local networks • Implement and maintain internet, intranet and extranet networks • Manage web sites and provide adequate and efficient links between units After completion of the course students can work as a network engineer in the areas of administering network security, installing network hardware and software, and project management and integration and assist in the management of the implementation of LANs, WANs etc. Eligibility: (a) Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with atleast 5 passes: and (b) Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent equated by UNEB – Uganda National Examination Board Duration: 2 years
  Advanced Diploma in Information Technology

The design and implementation of this course offers new challenges when compared to the traditional computing environment. The recent emergence of global business, new technologies for data processing and data communication networking environment, equip specialized science graduates to focus on professional careers in Information Technology This program has been developed to provide the students with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge which will enable them to effectively participate in solving the complex problem of the IT industry. This course intends to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to contribute to the vital area of Information Technology

Objectives and Learning Outcomes The program aims at a. Imparting knowledge of computer and programming logic environment in IT b. Knowledge of advanced IT application in different business sectors c. To equip students with the technical knowledge required for an IT professional to handle multi tasking and multi programming situation and to assess and develop computer based solutions. Eligibility: (a) Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with atleast 5 passes: and (b) Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent equated by UNEB – Uganda National Examination Board Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)

  Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology:

This Program is aimed at designing and implementing advanced traditional computing environment. IT architecture is an integrated framework for acquiring and evolving IT to achieve strategic goals. IT has both logical and technical components. The logical components include mission, functional and informational requirements, system configurations, and information flows. The technical components include IT standards and rules that will be used to implement the logical architecture. It therefore includes both computing and communication network technology in the same world.

OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES: • To equip with an integrated set of skills that will allow them to develop their profession careers in Information Technology • To equip with theoretical and practical knowledge that is necessary to enable them to understand the design of complex computer applications • To embrace future development in the field and has a demonstrated professional relevance

Eligibility: 3 Years Bachelors Degree from a recognized College / University Minimum Duration: 1 Year (2 Semesters)

  Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science:
The world has become a small village due to the revolution in Information technology. It has affected our lives in such a fashion that it has resulted in its implication on various sectors like business, education, entertainment services, healthcare and most walks of life. This course is designed to produce a dynamic breed of computer professionals possessing excellent managerial skills. Emphasis is given to in-depth studies of numerous application-oriented subjects, covering various methodologies to develop software products efficiently and error-free, by utilizing advance networking technologies and application software. PGDCA is an initiation course for students who want to become skillful and knowledgeable IT professional. The program gives fundamental knowledge of computers, operating systems, internet, computational techniques, file & data structure and the core of programming.  Objectives and Learning Outcomes : • Produce postgraduates in Computer Science with technical, professional, and communications skills • Train future industry professionals Eligibility: 3 Years Bachelors Degree from a recognized College / University Duration: 1 years (2 semesters)
  Post Graduate Diploma in Telecom Technology:

The revolutionary changes sweeping through the telecommunications industry have a direct impact on almost every business decision made today. Every major corporate across the globe, is viewing the telecom sector as a potential profit earner in the future. The rapidly changing nature of telecom technology calls for highly competent and up to date trainers a most challenging task. The first and the second semesters of this PG diploma in TT aims at preparing a graduate to acquire the fundamental knowledge of telecom, networking and IT. Students will be exposed to the latest trends in programming languages and RDBMS. The third and fourth semesters are focused on the core telecommunication subjects, which will help learners to excel in telecom field

Objectives and Learning Outcomes: 1. To develop strong technical competence in modern IT practices in telecom field 2. To impart programming and database handling skills an provide exposure to the latest trends in programming` 3. Learn the characteristics of human speech and the generation of electrical signals in modern telephone Eligibility: 3 Years Bachelors Degree from a recognized College / University Minimum Duration: 1 Years (2 Semesters)

  Post Graduate Diploma in Hardware and Networking:

Computer networks are everywhere. You find them in large businesses and small ones, schools and charitable institutions, government and private organizations. In today’s world it is important to know what networks are and how to make the most use out of them. The course enables the students to pursue a career in computer hardware and networking. The course is designed to equip candidates with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques of LANs, VLANs, WANs, VPNs, ATMs etc and to handle most issues related to hardware such as design, installing, troubleshooting, repair, maintenance and decide / recommend a bill of material for the successful implementation of a project, etc. The syllabus will be comprehensive, relevant and practical oriented. After successful completion of the first semester, if a student wishes to discontinue the course, such a student shall be awarded the diploma in Hardware and Networking.

Objectives and Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to: • Design, implement, manage and support network information systems • Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot servers • Understand Microsoft Windows operating systems and ensure proper management of the network operating system • Install, configure and upgrade server applications • Ensure security and integrity of local networks • Design, implement and maintain internet, intranet and extranet networks • Manage web sites and ensure adequate and efficient links between units After completion of the course students can work as a network administrator in the areas of administering network security, installing network hardware and software, and project management and integration in the management of the implementation of LANs, WANs etc.

Eligibility: 3 year graduation or equivalent OR final year engineering students (PG Diploma certificate will be awarded only after successfully completion of engineering degree). Duration: 1 year (2 semesters)

ADMISSION

Sikkim Manipal University (INDIA) provides equal opportunity to all meritorious candidates. However, the University reserves the right to offer admissions with or without reasons assigned.

Criteria for Ugandan students: For all Certificate Programs: Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credits obtained at the same sitting / its equivalent as specified & equated by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) For all Diploma Programs: (a) Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with atleast 5 passes: and (b) Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent equated by UNEB – Uganda National Examination Board

For all Graduate Programs 🙁 as offered by Sikkim Manipal University) (a) Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with atleast 5 passes: and (b) Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with 2 principal passes and 2 subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent equated by UNEB – Uganda National Examination Board

Criteria for foreign students or foreign curriculum

For all Certificate Programs: A minimum of 10 years of formal school education or its equivalent as equated to UCE by the UNEB

For all Diploma Programs: a. Completion of 10 years of intermediate / high school / secondary education from a registered formal school of which the examination must have been conducted directly by the board / ministry concerned in the respective country b. With a passable certificate in the above another minimum of 2 years of Higher secondary / Diploma / as deemed equivalent to “A” level as specified by UNEB. For all Graduate Programs 🙁 as offered by Sikkim Manipal University) c. Completion of 10 years of intermediate / high school / secondary education from a registered formal school of which the examination must have been conducted directly by the board / ministry concerned in the respective country d. With a passable certificate in the above another minimum of 2 years of Higher secondary / Diploma / as deemed equivalent to “A” level as specified by UNEB. For all Post Graduate Programs :( as offered by Sikkim Manipal University) a. Completion of a 3 Year Graduate Program in any specialization from a recognized Institution/ University / College recognized by the respective Board / Ministry / Regulator of the country

VERY IMPORTANT:
(a) All foreign candidates are supposed to obtain an equivalency certificate from their respective embassies in Kampala to show the authenticity of the Academic documents and identify that the awarding institution is statutory / recognized and authorized by the respective Government.

(b) All foreign documents written / printed in any language other than English must be translated by authorized translators in English which must be certified by a local “Notary Public” before it is submitted to the Admissions office

(c) Scrutinizing of eligibility is done by the Admissions office and once an applicant is found to be eligible they are allowed to purchase application forms and Register.

CONTACTS
International School of Business and Technology
Plot 24 – 26 Ganesh Plaza Floor 3, 4 & 5
Entebbe Road Kampala, Uganda
+256 414 237525 / 6
[email protected] www.isbat.ac.ug

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