FUTO Admission – POST Graduate Diploma In ENTREPRENEURSHIP FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES (CES)

POST Graduate Diploma In ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following programmes at the Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES) Federal University of Technlogy FUTO.

A. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (PGD) ENTREPRENEURSHIP
1. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation
2. Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Business management & Entrepreneurship

post graduate diplomaThe PGD Entrepreneurship is designed to provide bridging / remedial training and retraining in Entrepreneurship education to prepare graduates of universities or equivalent qualifications of those who may not have first degrees in Entrepreneurship discipline to either pursue post graduate degree programmes in the fields of entrepreneurship or prepare them for life as successful entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs in our technology driven economic environment.

Programme to assist candidates who desire to build a career in Entrepreneurship education but do not have a good foundation in Entrepreneurship Education. On graduation holders of the diploma will be eligible to be admitted into the masters’ programme in entrepreneurship.

DURATION: The duration for all PGD entrepreneurship programme is twelve (12) calendar months

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT
*First Degree Certificate obtained from the Federal University of Technology Owerri or any other recognised university.
*HND or equivalent certificate obtained from a recognised institution acceptable to the Federal University of Technology.
* Professional qualifications recognised by the Federal University of Technology Owerri.

B. CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
1. Certificate course in Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation.
2. Certificate course in Youth Entrepreneurship Empowerment
Certificate courses are designed for self improvement in entrepreneurship education, Growing Enterprise Leaders and Performance Enhancement in Corporate Governance and Entrepreneurship.
Generally Our Certificate programmes are carefully configured for Value Reorientations, Self Dependence, Wealth Creation and Employment Generation.
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT
*WASCE / GCE/ SSCE with five credits Obtained at not more than two sittings. OND or its equivalent
*Any other qualifications recognised by the Federal University of Technology Owerri.
PROGRAMME DURATION
1. Full time Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) programme will last for a minimum of 2 semesters (1 year) and a maximum of 4 semesters (2 years)
2.Part time Post graduate Diploma (PGD) programmes will last for a minimum of 4 semester (2 Years) and a maximum of six semesters (3 Years)
3. All Certificate courses will last for six months.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILL ACQUISITION LABORATORIES
ALL POST GRADUATE Diploma and Certificate students will undergo practical sessions on skill acquisition and empowerment at the Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES). Workshop / Laboratories.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application forms are obtainable from the Registrar Federal University of Technology Owerri on payment of fifteen thousand naira (N15,000) application fee for Post Graduate Diploma Programme and seven thousand naira (N7,000) for the Certificate Programme. Payment should be made in favour of Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies (FUTO) at Diamond Bank.
Account No: 0022643798.

CLOSING DATE
Completed application forms should be submitted along with evidence of payment application fee to the Registrar FUTO on or before the close of work on Tuesday June 30th 2015. Lectures commence on July 1, 2015.

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