The Oyo State University of Technology, Ogbomoso was established by Oyo State Edict of April 23, 1990 as a .non — residential University. The Edict establishing the University was signed by the Military Governor of Oyo State, Colonel Sasaenia Oresanya and The University stood on a 64 hectares of land city about 120km North of lbadan the Capital of Oyo State.
The first set of students admitted for 1990/1991 academic session commenced studies on 29th October, 1990 and on 9th January 1991,four hundred and thirty- six (436) students matriculated. The second matriculation ceremony took place on 5th March 1992 where three hundred and sixty-seven (367) students matriculated among which thirty (30) undergraduates matriculated into the College of Health Sciences as the pioneering batch. The third matriculation ceremony was held on 19th April, 1993 where six hundred and ninety-six (696) students matriculated into the Faculties and the College of Health Sciences. This trend continued for subsequent sessions to the extent that the above modest beginning has now grown into a student population of above 25.000 students.
The name of the University was changed to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology by the amended Edict No. 8 of July 31, 1991 on the creation of Osun out of the old Oyo State.
The University, situated in Ogbomoso stood on a 64 hectares of land a city, about 120km North of lbadan, the Capital of Oyo State.
The pioneer Vice Chancellor in person of Professor Olusegun L. Oke was appointed on May 2, 1990. Other principal officers joined him and the operation of the University commenced in Rooms 46 and 61 of the Oyo State Ministry of Education Secretariat Ibadan. By October 1990, the first management of the University moved to the permanent site which was the old Girls High School, Ogbomoso.
002 University Mission
To provide suitable condition for the advancement of knowledge through research and learning; produce self-reliant graduates, apply technology-driven knowledge to creativity and positively impact on the global environment and be epitome of integrity and service
003 University Vision
To be a centre of academic excellence for the advancement of technology in meeting socio-cultural needs of the society
Senate of the University is composed of the Vice-Chancellor as Chairmans; Deans; Heads of Departments and Professors in the University as members. Senate is the apex organ responsible for decision making on academic matters.
The University Governing Council was inaugurated on June 7, 1990 in Ogbomoso. Since then it has been performing its function as laid down in the Edict establishing the University. It worth noting that as is the case with Visitorship of the University, the Chairmanship of Council used to be rotated between Osun and Oyo State every four (4) years.
This handbook provides a general and useful information on a brief history of the Faculty of Management Sciences, the philosophy and objectives of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes available in the Faculty, admission requirements, course contents, regulations governing undergraduate and postgraduate, programmes, list of Academic, Administrative, Technical and Secretarial staff in the Faculty Office and various Departments under the Faculty. The rules governing student’s examinations and examination results. Faculty Code of conduct are also included.
The Faculty, since its inception till date has established reputation for excellent teaching and research and it has been operating in line with the University’s Philosophy to produce self-reliant graduates both at Under graduate and Postgraduate levels who will combine Godliness coupled with a sense of social responsibility towards the development of the society at large.
The Faculty turned out its First set of graduate in the year 2010.
Prof. A. S. OGUNSIJI
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES.
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES The Faculty of Management Sciences (FMS) took-off from a very small beginning with two block of buildings located beside the University Library. The buildings formerly served as the Departments of Management and Accounting and Transport Management respectively. These were in Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET).
Precisely, the Faculty of Management Sciences excised out of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology in December 2009 having met requirement set for such by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The Faculty Building is located behind Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre.
At inception, the Faculty has two(2) Departments, which run(B.Tech) awarding programmes viz: Management and Accounting(MGA);Transport Management(TPM).Both Departments offers Postgraduate, Diploma Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
In the quest and attempt of the Faculty to produce relevant Professionals, the Faculty has proposed two (2) programmes Economics and Management Information System and Marketing to National Universities Commission. These two new programmes will be run under the Departments of Economics and Management Information system and Marketing respectively.
Presently, the Faculty has added to his feat by admitting its pioneer students into the Department of Marketing during the 2013/2014 academic session while awaiting the approval of the Economics and Management Information System.
Academically, lecturers in the faculty have made their marks in research publishing. Their research outputs are in reputable national and International Journals.
Each of the two existing Departments has offices for the Head of Departments and Departmental offices in the new building while the new department has its own departmental office in the old building of the Faculty, the academic staff members also have decent and befitting offices.
The Faculty is also proposing and projecting building in Collaboration with the University Management to cater for the three Departments being proposed and other sundry. Lecturers in the Faculty have made their marks in the comity of Lecturers within and outside Nigeria by having their research and journal articles printed in the local and international Journals. They have equally attended and presented papers in several conferences and workshops where they represent the University.
The students in the Faculty often undergo a four month compulsory Industrial Work Experience Programme (SIWES) which comes up during the 2nd semester of the fourth (400 leveI) year. During this period, Students are placed in relevants industries and their progress is monitored by staff members and Industry based Supervisors.
TABLE OF CONTENT Historical Background
Principal Officers of the University
Officers of the Faculty
Brief History of the Faculty of Management Sciences
AND ACCOUNTING PROGRAMME PHILOSOPHY The multifarious problems of the industrial world, coupled with the attendant complexities and the uncertainties of the environment in which industrial organizations operate, require advanced and pragmatic management training and development programmes. The primary objective of the programme therefore is to train and groom potential managers in the techniques of solving the day- to-day management problems more precisely and effectively, through the application of modem management techniques.
In addition, the programme is designed to provide detailed conceptual” analytical and practical problem-solving skills in general management. It also exposes the students to quantitative techniques in Marketing, Production, Business Policy and Accounting.
Objectives of the Programme
The Bachelor of Technology in Accounting programme commenced in 2000/2001 session under the former Department of Management Science. The B.Tech Accounting programme assumed the full status of a Department (Department of Management and Accounting) when the former Department of Management Science metamorphosed into Faculty of Management Sciences in December 2009. The objective of the programme is to provide detailed scientific knowledge, conceptual, analytical and practical problem-Solving skills in general management and other related functional management disciplines. The programme will expose the students to quantitative techniques in Business Policy, Accounting and other Management-related areas.
During the period of studentship, students will not only receive lecture inputs but will also be invited to conduct their own researches produce their dissertations on major Transport areas, present their researches through seminars workshops on the relevant Transport modes and interact with the industries through organized industrial attachment and Supervised Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES).
The course graduates would have acquired the basic technological knowledge and practical exposure to fit them into Transport careers in both the public and private sectors of the economy, and also to become capable of being self-employed, and also be employment creators.
(c) Admission Requirements:
(i) UME Candidates (100 Level)
The normal university required entry qualification for the programme include 5 credit passes in ordinary level subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry, Biology and Economics.
(ii) Pre-Degree Candidates:
The requirement is as that of the UME candidates above. In addition candidate would have successfully gone through the University’s Pre-Degree programme.
(iii) Direct Entry (200 Level):
Direct entry candidates are required to possess:
(i) Good passes at GCE (or equivalent) in 5 subjects with not less than two having been passed at the Advanced Level, or in 5 subjects of which than three having been passed at the Advanced Level provided
(a) No subject is counted at both Ordinary and Advanced Levels
(b) The subjects passed include English Language, Mathematic plus Ordinary Level and Economics at the Ordinary Level plus other subjects at the Advanced Level.
(ii) National Diploma with Upper Credit grade (or its equivalent) in such a Accountancy, Banking and Finance or Business Administration
(iii) HND holders in disciplines in (ii) with minimum of lower credit may considered for admission.
In all cases, ordinary level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics, Physics/Chemistry and Biology are essence requisites.
(iv) Inter / Intra School Admission
This type of admission is into the 200 level. Candidates from recognized institutions may be allowed to transfer to 200 level provided they have relevant qualifications as judged by the Department and their exit from such institutions is not related to disciplinary action.
(d) Programme/Sub-discipline Structure
(i) Title: The undergraduate programme in the Department shall lead to the award of a Bachelor of Technology degree .in Accounting which shall be designated as B.Tech (Accounting).
(ii) Requirement for Award: To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Technology in Accounting, a candidate must pass a minimum of 236 credit units which is distributed as shown below:
(i) Compulsory Courses Credit Units
(a) University Requirement
General Studies 39 Units
(Other than those mentioned above) 10 Units
Computer Studies 05 Units
(b) Faculty/Department requirements 176 units