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  • (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp , whose F-35 fighter program has been criticized by President Donald Trump as too expensive, posted a 19.4 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher revenue from the F-35 and Sikorsky helicopters businesses.

  • (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors assessed quarterly earnings reports, while seeking more clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policies.

  • (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc , whose deal to buy Yahoo Inc's core assets has been cast into doubt by data breaches at the internet company, added fewer subscribers than expected in the latest quarter amid stiff competition from smaller rivals T-Mobile U.S. Inc and Sprint Corp .

  • (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday posted a 54 percent rise in third-quarter revenue, beating analyst estimates, helped by higher sales during its Single's Day shopping event and increased earnings in its cloud and digital media ventures.

  • (Reuters) - Whirlpool Corp said on Tuesday it would restructure its Europe, Middle East and Africa dryer manufacturing operations, and cut about 500 jobs in the region.

  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday will push the chief executives of General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to increase production in the United States and boost American employment.

  • (Reuters) - Chemicals and seeds producer DuPont said on Tuesday it expected its merger with Dow Chemical Co to close in the first half of the year, suggesting it will take longer than previously estimated to win approvals for the $130 billion deal.

  • WELLINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after U.S. President Donald Trump kept a promise to abandon the accord.

  • JAKARTA (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs filed a $1 billion counter lawsuit on Tuesday against an Indonesian businessman who is seeking damages from the U.S. bank for conducting what he called "unlawful" trades in the shares of a property firm.

  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG's dealers will receive an average of $1.85 million in a $1.2 billion settlement approved by a U.S. judge on Monday over its diesel emissions scandal.

  • 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.