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  • (Reuters) - If Amazon.com Inc hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - Heading into second-quarter earnings season, investors are looking for a continuation of strong U.S. company results to justify high stock valuations, now trading near their loftiest levels since 2004.

  • (Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment Inc said on Friday it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with an investigation over disclosures made about the impact of the "Blackfish" documentary and trading in the company's securities.

  • (Reuters) - Anthem Inc , the largest U.S. health insurance company, has agreed to settle litigation over hacking in 2015 that compromised about 79 million people's personal information for $115 million, which lawyers said would be the largest settlement ever for a data breach.

  • BERLIN (Reuters) - A lawyer for one of the former Volkswagen managers sought in the United States in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal has advised him not to leave Germany, she told a German daily.

  • (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is not actively considering making an offer for Whole Foods Market Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

  • DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co on Friday released a 2013 email in which one of its engineers suggested that he knew some hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata Corp air bag failures, but the engineer later said he was mistaken.

  • (Reuters) - Debt-laden U.S. outerwear and outdoor gear retailer Eddie Bauer LLC has hired investment banks to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the company, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co has agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches in its vehicles, a Friday court filing shows.

  • PARIS (Reuters) - Russian military aviation firm MiG said on Friday it was ready to deepen its cooperation with India, just days after U.S. arms maker Lockheed Martin Corp agreed with Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighters there.

  • Welcome to the official website of the School of Business Studies (SBS). Over the years the Departments under SBS has graduated hundreds of gallant graduates. As the Dean it is my greatest honour to have you here and will be glad to see you develop interest on the courses that the departments under the School offers. Enjoy your experience as you surf through our Website

    THE DEAN - MR. OLABISI OLASEHINDE

    General Background
    The School of Business Studies took off with the Departments of Accountancy and Secretarial Studies with less than 100 students. The number of departments has now increased to seven, as listed below:

    • Accountancy
    • Banking and Finance
    • Business Administration and Management
    • Marketing
    • Office Technology and Management
    • General Studies
    • Purchasing and Supply

    SBS HOLDS HER 10TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TAGGED:

    ANTICIPATED CHANGE(S) IN NIGERIA ROLES OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

     CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR DETAILS OF THE CONFERENCE

    The departments admit and graduate students in their respective disciplines, with the exception of the General Studies Department, which services all departments in the Institution. Each department offers programmes leading to the award of National Diploma and Higher National Diploma.

    Objectives
    The National Diploma programme is aimed at producing diplomates with sound theoretical and practical skills necessary to carry out a number of activities in the business world effectively. At the Higher National Diploma level, the programme is designed to produce middle/high level business management personnel for both public and private business enterprises. At the end of the programme, the diplomats should be able to function:

    • as middle-level managers and captains of industries;
    • in government organizations and parastatals in order to enhance the economic growth of the country;
    • as private entrepreneurs, setting up their own business and managing them effectively;
    • as top management personnel in small and medium-sized organizations.


    Entry Requirements for National Diploma
    The minimum entry requirement into the National Diploma (ND) Programme in the School of Business Studies is five credit passes in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or National Examination Council (NECO) at not more than two sittings. The subjects must include English Language (Literature-in-English and Oral English are not accepted in place of English Language), Mathematics and three other subjects from Economics, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts, Literature-in-English, Commerce, History, Statistics, Geography, Government, Agric. Science/Biology. However, a candidate may be admitted into the Office Technology and Management
    Department if he has:

    • Grade II Teachers Certificate with five (5) Credits including English Language and Mathematics at not more than two sittings; or
    • an RSA/WAEC Business Studies Certificate Stage II in Shorthand, Typewriting, English Language, Mathematics and one other subjects at not more than two sittings; or
    • five credit passes in the relevant subjects in the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB).

    Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma
    The minimum entry requirements into the HND programme in the School of Business Studies include:

    • all the requirements for admission into the ND programme in Business Studies;
    • a minimum of Lower Credit Pass (CGPA of 2.50) in ND Business Studies or related programme; and
    • a minimum of one year post-ND cognate work experience in Internship.

    In exceptional cases, ND diplomats with a Pass (CGPA of 2.00 – 2.49) in the ND examination, with two or more years of work experience in the specific field may be considered for admission into the HND programme.