(BSc) Entrepreneurship and Information Technology
The program is designed to prepare students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.
The program provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of entrepreneurship. The aim of the program is to:
(i) provide basics of entrepreneurship and management in the fields of organization, economics and business operation and to produce graduates with the skills, knowledge and values necessary to pursue a career in business.
(ii) produce graduates who have an appreciation of Information Technology (IT) and the organizational contexts within which these technologies can be deploy, in order to offer maximum benefit to the business.
The general objective of the program is to provide students with the fundamental principles of the key concepts, theories and practical skills needed to conceptualize, create and manage entrepreneurial ventures. The specific objectives are to provide the students with the necessary entrepreneurial skills that will enable them to:
(i) conceptualize entrepreneurial venture creation;
(ii) gain an understanding of the enterprise environment and trends in enterprise management;
(iii) impart analytical skills needed to address a range of enterprise growth related problems, approaches and research in entrepreneurial ventures; (iv) enhance competencies in creativity and innovation in entrepreneurial ventures; and
(v) utilize basic information technology skills to create, innovate and improve business performance in general.
The program introduce students to the field of Information Technology (IT), emphasizing on various IT concepts, principles, tools and their applications to business and management problems and practice. Students acquire relevant and modern IT skills and expertise that will enable them to competently develop IT-based business and management applications and solutions including those relevant to the field of entrepreneurship and its practice. The degree focuses on integrating theory and practice, so that graduates possess the ability to communicate effectively, understand the internal and external environments of business, and appreciate the legal, ethical, strategic and behavioral contexts of business decisions. Graduates on this program benefits from the technology emphasis philosophy of AIT as a technological university, a focus that better prepare them for their career choices, including continued study in a graduate program
Senior Secondary/High School Certificate Examination (SS/HSCE)
or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE) or equivalent With an aggregate score of 24 or better in six subjects including passes in: Three Core Subjects (including Core English, and Core Mathematics) plus Three Electives.
or a certificate in any program related to the field of study