The School of Management Sciences of Biaka University Institute of Buea has witnessed the academic defense of their first badge of Masters Students (Masters of Science MSc.). The main purpose of the thesis defense was to make sure that the students actually understand their field and focus area.
This maiden exercise in the School Of Management Sciences saw a total of 9 students – 3 from Health Care management and 6 from logistics and supply chain management. These students have been found worthy for consumption by not only the national market, but the international market as well.
According to the Head of Department for the School Of Management Sciences Dr. Mbinkar Benard, , this is a significant achievement for the school as this shows proof of their competencies and also that they have met with the standards set by the Ministry Of Higher Education to ensure quality education at all levels.
It is worth noting that the academic works of these nine students have been accepted for publication and these students have fulfilled the requirements for graduation.
Present at the defense amongst other examiners was the Dean of the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences of the University of Buea (BUIB’s Mentor University) Professor Yenshu Emmanuel and the Vice Dean in charge of Academic Planning at the University of Buea Professor Nsagah Dickson.
The defense which took place this November 2020, also saw the participation of some family members of the students.
The School of Management Sciences of BUIB it should be noted started its masters programs in 2018.