Dr. Noel Kansiime is the current Dean and Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Governance. Previously, he was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Graduate Studies and Research, Gollis University, Hargeisa Somaliland.
He is a committee member of the International Scientific Committee of Humanities and Social Sciences, Canada and holds a Ph.D. in Management Sciences from Durban University of Technology in Durban, South Africa.
He holds a Master’s degree in Peace and Development Studies from Linnaeus University in Växjö, Sweden, a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, and a Diploma in Teacher Education (Secondary Schools) from National Teachers’ College Nkozi, hitherto under Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo (ITEK).
He is a teacher by profession, a scholar, and a research consultant. He has published widely in various international journals and links to his publications are available in the subsequent section (Publications). Read more
The Faculty of Business, Economics and Governance is the biggest in the University with a student population of close to 3,000 students. The Faculty comprises of five (5) departments, these are:-
- Department of Social Work and Social Administration
- Department of Business and Entrepreneurship
- Department of Secretarial, Records and Office Management
- Department of Economics, Statistics and Tourism Management
- Department of Public Administration and Governance
It offers a wide range of study programs leading to the award of certificates, diplomas, degrees (Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D.)
The Faculty`s aspirations are summarized in its Vision and Mission statement which guide its current and future plans.
Vision: To be a Faculty that builds the quality human capital that meets community, national and global social needs in the business, economy, and environment and desired quality of life.
Mission: To equip students with capacities and competencies to meet the community, national and global needs in business, development, social economic concerns, and ultimately improving people.
- Understand the dynamic and complex nature of rural and urban community challenges and develop models based on a multidisciplinary approach in handling such challenges.
- Administer the process of sustainable development both in rural and urban communities and be able to shape the direction towards transforming and capacitating such societies to handle their development needs.
- Critically appreciate the existing policy framework for community planning and development in relation to Government, civil societies, and the Private sector so as to add value and facilitate societal transformation.
- Mobilize resources for the development of both urban and rural communities and devise strategies in which such resources can be maintained and increased for the benefit of communities.
- To produce graduates who have a thorough understanding of development processes and challenges in developing countries and the analytical techniques necessary in effecting development.
- To enable students, understand how public administration influences the allocation of resources and the general consequences of such an approach.
These are programmes offered across the Faculty:
|Doctor of Philosophy in Development Studies||PhD-DS||3 Years||Weekend|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration and Management||3 Years||Weekend|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Development Management||PhD-DM||3 Years||Weekend|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Economics||PhD-ECON||3 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Social Work||MSW||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Social Economics and Community Management||MSECM||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Human Resource Management||MHRM||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Business Administration||MBA||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Office Management and Administrative Science||MOMAS||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Science in Procurement and Supply Chain Management||MPM||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Project Planning and Management||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Arts in Economic Policy and Planning||MEPP||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Arts in Development Studies||MADS||2 Years||Weekend|
|Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management||MAPAM||2 Years||Weekend|
|Postgraduate diploma in Development Studies||PG-DS||1 Year||Weekend|
|Postgraduate diploma in Project Planning and Management||1 Year||Weekend|
|Postgraduate diploma in Financial Management||1 Year||Weekend|
|Postgraduate diploma in Public Administration and Management||PGPAM||1 Year||Weekend|
|Postgraduate diploma in Office Management and Secretarial Studies||PG-DOMSS||1 Year||Weekend|
|Postgraduate diploma in Human Resource and Management||PGDHRM||1 Year||Weekend|
|Bachelor of Business Administration||BBA||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance||BSAF||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Human Resource Management||BHRM||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Procurement and Supply Chain Management||BPSCM||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Office Management and Secretarial Studies||BOMSS||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Records Management and Information Science||BRMIS||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration||BSWSA||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Public Administration and Management||BPA||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences||BASS||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics||BSES||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Arts in Economics||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management||BTHM||3 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Accounting and Finance||DAF||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Human Resource Management||DHRM||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Business Administration||DBA||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management||DPSCM||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management||DTHM||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Records Management and Information Science||DRMIS||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration||DSWSA||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Diploma in Public Administration and Management||DPAM||2 Years||Regular/Weekend|
|Higher Education Certificate||HEC||1 Year||Regular/Weekend|
Dean, Faculty of Business Economics and Governance
Kakuba Dennis is an Assistant Lecturer at Bishop Stuart University (BSU), an organization he has served for 12 years. He is a Ph.D. Student at Makerere University - Business School, holds a Masters and a Bachelors in Business Administration with a specialty in Accounting and Finance, CPA level III.
At Bishop Stuart University, Nkamuhayo Denis, works as an Assistant Lecturer. He previously worked at Uganda Christian University, Bishop Barham Campus as a Teaching Assistant, he also worked with Nile Breweries as a Salesperson as well as FAST AFRICA as a Research Assistant.
Jane Kiconco Bibangambah is a Lecturer in the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship at Bishop Stuart University. With a profound commitment to academia and a wealth of experience, Jane plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of business students.
Rev. Charles Mukundane Godfrey is a Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance and an Assistant Public Relations at Bishop Stuart University. He is a PhD Candidate at Mbarara University of Science and Technology.
Murangira Martin is a Lecturer at Bishop Stuart University in the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance. He is a PhD Student at Makerere University (Business and Management). His research is based on the title “Performance Appraisal Satisfaction among Academic Staff of Public Universities in Uganda”.
Nuwamanya Allen is an Assistant Lecturer and Head of Department Department of Business and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance at Bishop Stuart University. She is a PhD Student at MOI University, Kenya.
Dr. Johnson Atwiine is currently a Caretaker at the Directorate of Graduate Studies, Research and Innovations (DGSRI), a Research Coordinator at the Department of Economics, Statistics and Tourism Management and a committee member of Curriculum Review and Assessors at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Governance at Bishop Stuart University.
Nuwabimpa Milton Rwiita is a Lecturer at Bishop Stuart University in the Department of Economics, Statistics and Tourism Management, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance. He holds a Master of Arts in Economic Policy and Planning from Makerere University and is a PhD Student at Bishop Stuart University (Development Management).
Baluku Watsema is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance at Bishop Stuart University. He is a PhD student in Business administration at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and a level 2 CPA student with the Institute of Certified Public Accounts in Uganda (ICPAU).
Rubasimbira George is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Secretarial, Records and Office Management, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance at Bishop Stuart University. He is a PhD Student at MOI University pursuing a PhD in Political Science and Public Administration.
Tumwebaze Kazooba Noel is an Assistant Lecturer at Bishop Stuart University in the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance.
Aruho Abdon Rutega is an Assistant Lecturer at Bishop Stuart University, Department of Business and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance. He previously served as the Academic Registrar at the same institution from May 2017 to August 2022.
Kyarikunda Monica is a Lecturer at Bishop Stuart University, Department of Economics, Statistics and Tourism Management, Faculty of Business, Economics, and Governance. She previously served as the Child Development Officer (Compassion Assisted Projects), West Ankole Diocese (2012 to 2014)