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  • VIENNA (Reuters) - As OPEC's latest meeting wrapped up in Vienna on Thursday night, ministers congratulated each other on its rare spirit of amity and consensus. The talks were, without a doubt, a success.

  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but there are signs it could struggle to rebound sharply in the second quarter amid slowing business investment and moderate consumer spending.

  • (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Friday proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co LLC recommended shareholders to vote for GM's board nominees and against Greenlight Capital's proposal at the company's annual shareholder meeting in June.

  • VIENNA (Reuters) - First, they ignored each other. Then, they went into a bruising fight. Finally, they are talking, albeit with opposing agendas.

  • (Reuters) - Wall Street was flat on Friday morning, coming off six straight days of gains and ahead of a three-day holiday weekend, as another strong day for consumer stocks was offset by weakness in financial and technology companies.

  • (Reuters) - U.S. home prices look poised to rise at a robust pace over the next few years, mainly because of a chronic shortage of houses and steady demand, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

  • BEIJING (Reuters) - China's structural reforms will slow the pace of its debt build-up but will not be enough to arrest it, and another credit rating cut for the country is possible down the road unless it gets its ballooning credit in check, officials at Moody's said.

  • BOSTON (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments may support shareholder proxy proposals calling on companies to report on sustainability matters this year, a major shift by the Boston asset manager as climate activists gain more traction at large U.S. corporations.

  • MUNICH (Reuters) - German industrial gases group Linde's supervisory board is due to vote on a merger agreement with U.S. peer Praxair on June 1, two people close to the matter told Reuters on Friday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California regulators said Volkswagen AG's spending plan on clean vehicle infrastructure had shortcomings and that it lacked details on how it would help disadvantaged communities as well as promote hydrogen fuel cell technology.

  • 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.