To following courses are related to our projects design and implementation and therefore mandatory for anyone who intends to involve in our rural projects to undergo one or more of the courses.

 

WATER CONSERVATION & TREATMENT

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  1. Water conservation at home
  2. Introduction to water conservation
  3. Water conservation in the workplace
  4. Water management
  5. Water conservation in Primary Production I
  6. Water conservation in Primary Production II
  7. Water conservation in Services industries
  8. Water conservation and Health
  9. Water conservation in other sectors
  10. Water treatment, reuse and recycling

The duration for the course is two months. Prospective students must have completed at least Senior High School to qualify for enrollment. For registration details kindly contact us through info@sbosdgh.org or 0244 961632.

 

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • INDUCTION MODULE

The Induction module, is introductory in nature; it is not a for-credit module, but serves as a preparation for successful online studies.

 

  • PROJECT RISK AND PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

The overall aim of the module is to allow students to develop an in-depth understanding of Project Risk and Procurement Management. More specifically, the module aims to provide students with an overview of project risk in order to maximize the probability and consequences of positive events and to minimize the probability and consequences of adverse events to project objectives. It also aims to provide students with the skills to effectively manage procurement processes in a multitude of environments.

 

Further readings

Sustainable Procurement:

1) The relationship between sustainable procurement and e-procurement in the public sector, Walker, Helen ; Brammer, Stephen, International Journal of Production Economics, 2012, Vol.140(1), pp.256-268

2) Humanitarian Logistics and Sustainability, Matthias Klumpp editor.; Sander Leeuw editor.; Alberto Regattieri editor.; Robert Souza editor, Springer eBooks, Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer 2015

3) A field-level examination of the adoption of sustainable procurement in the social housing sector, Meehan, Joanne ; Bryde, David J., International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 6 July 2015, Vol.35(7), pp.982-1004

4) Sustainable procurement practice, Meehan, Joanne ; Bryde, David, Business Strategy and the Environment, February 2011, Vol.20(2), pp.94-106

5) Sustainable procurement: Past, present and future, Walker, Helen ; Miemczyk, Joe ; Johnsen, Thomas ; Spencer, Robert, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 2012, Vol.18(4), pp.201-206

Supply Chain Risk:

1) Supply Chain Risk : A Handbook of Assessment, Management, and Performance, George A. Zsidisin Bob Ritchie, Springer eBooks, Boston, MA : Springer

2) Managing Supply Chain Risk and Vulnerability: Tools and Methods for Supply Chain Decision Makers, Teresa Wu editor.; Jennifer Blackhurst editor., Springer eBooks, London: Springer London 2009

3) Managing Supply Chain Risk, ManMohan S. Sodhi Christopher S Tang; SpringerLink (Online service), Springer eBooks Boston, MA : Springer US 2012

4) Identifying risk issues and research advancements in supply chain risk management, Tang, Ou; Musa, International Journal of Production Economics, 2011, Vol. 133(1), pp. 25-34 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

5) Supply chain risk management : tools for analysis, David Louis. Olson. New York, New York 222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017 : Business Expert Press Second edition. 2014

 

  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND SKILLS: PLANNING AND CONTROL

Module aims

The module aims –
• To provide a definition of terms and exploration of ideas so that student can understand the skills, approaches and methods necessary in leading and managing complex projects.
• To develop an understanding of the planning, control and other processes utilised in the effective operation of projects that should allow students to develop the ability to effectively to lead and manage projects and resolve problems.

Knowledge and understanding

On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
• Locate, synthesise and critically evaluate recent/current information from a wide range of published literature in Project Management
• Apply knowledge of the theory and practice of project planning and control and the use of Project Management methods and techniques.
• Critically evaluate the use of techniques in leading, planning, control and process management.
• Demonstrate a sound understanding of the importance of Project Management in the development and maintenance of sustainable and global organisations operating in complex market environments

Skills and attributes

On completion of this module students will have had the opportunity to:
• Work independently and with others in analysing and presenting solutions to Project Management planning, control and process problems.
• Communicate effectively through a variety of media to different audiences.
• Make decisions in complex and unpredictable situations using tools and techniques appropriate to the module.

 

  • OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

The overall aim of the module is to allow students to develop an in-depth understanding of the increasingly important field of Operations and Information Management. More specifically, the module aims to provide students with an overview of how to improve different types of operations, information, systems, to contribute to a companies, competitiveness and strategy. It will also provide knowledge of concepts, techniques and models that are used for planning, managing and improving operations and MIS, within manufacturing and service organisations in a global context.

 

  • STRATEGIC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Module aims

  1. The overall aim of the module is to provide students with a thorough grounding in the major issues and perspectives of developing and implementing business strategy both at a national and at an international level.
    2. Students are encouraged to think about global management issues within the context of their respective programme and in their future career.
    3. In addition, the module aims to encourage students to think critically about theory and practice in an ethical and professional manner, in particular in light of key issues and decisions related to the strategic organisation in both national and international contexts.
    4. The achievement of these aims will be facilitated by an introduction to major debates about leadership theory and practice, as well as a demonstration of the links between leadership and motivation practices with a view to attain positive organisational outcome.

Knowledge and understanding

On successful completion of this module the student will be able to:
• Explain and critique a range of theories and concepts of the strategy process, nationally and internationally business issues including its implementation with particular reference to behaviour within the organisation
• Critically review and implement the strategy of an organisation in light of international business issues
• Critically evaluate strategy formulation and implementation through an organisation’s structure
• Produce creative strategic solutions to business problems for organisations facing diverse challenges, especially where there is incomplete information and ambiguity
• Promote professionalism and an ethical approach to organisations
• Analyse effective change management in organisations
• Evaluate managerial practices in the workplace including communication, delegation and prioritisation
• Evaluate theories relating to motivation and leadership; critically evaluate how organisations put them into practice
• Critically evaluate the concept of business partner partnering and its contribution to performance management
• Analyse and evaluate major contemporary research debates

 

Skills and attributes

On completion of this module the student will have had the opportunity to:
• Improve their planning, organising and time management skills
• Improve their research skills and data analysis
• Develop their analytical and problem solving skills
• Practice using initiative
• Develop effective written and oral communication skills
• Work both individually and collaboratively to solve a given problem

 

  • DISSERTATION

A conventional dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words, consisting of research question, aims and objectives, rationale for undertaking the study, literature review, research methodology, analysis of findings, conclusions and recommendations.

 

 

QUESTIONNAIRES DESIGN & DATA COLLECTION

 

 

MONITORING & EVALUATION

 

 

PROPOSAL WRITING

 

 

MALARIA CONTROL STRATEGIES

 

 

READING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (BASIC)

 

 

 

IELTS, TOEFL

These short courses are required for those who want to pursue higher education abroad or for work purposes.

  • Tuition is offered on the following days:

Fridays 5:30pm – 7:30pm (English only),
Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 noon (Maths only)

  • Duration for the program will be either one month or two months depending on attendance
  • Membership lasts for one year (registered members will have access to study materials and other free services such as assistance in preparing applications and supporting documents, etc)

For details on registration, kindly contact us through info@sbosdgh.org or 0244 961632.

 

ADULT EDUCATION

This program is meant for clients who are illiterates, semi-literates and even literates who need training in English language in terms of their listening, speaking, writing and reading abilities.

  • Tuition is offered on Wednesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Clients are to note that time schedules can be changed to suit them.
  • Students are to note that tuition fees should be paid at the beginning of the month
  • Periodic internal examinations will be conducted
  • Students will be provided with study materials at a cost
  • Students are recommended to attend classes regularly and even when official classes are not in session for their private studies
  • Students  shall be issued a certificate endorsed by the Ghana Education Service at the end of their studies

Course contents:
Basic level

  • Basic Level 1
  • Basic Level 2
  • Basic Level 3
  • Basic level 4

Intermediate Level

  • Intermediate Level 1
  • Intermediate Level 2
  • Intermediate Level 3

Proficiency Level

  • Proficiency Level 1
  • Proficiency Level 2
  • Proficiency Level 3