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5.3Ph.D (Management Science

(a) M.Phil/Ph.D Requirement

A candidate with an M.Tech degree in Management Science or its equivalent with a minimum Weighted Point Average of 55% and maximum of 59.9% may be admitted into this programme. Candidates will be required to fulfill the following requirements to proceed to Ph.D programme: Satisfy the course work requirement prescribed by the department depending on observed deficiencies.



  • Satisfy the seminar requirements prescribed by the Department

  • Satisfy all other requirements for conversion to Ph.D as stipulated in the regulations of the Postgraduate School.


(b) Ph.D Requirement

The programme leading to the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.DJ degree in Management Science is open to candidates holding the relevant Master's degree from either Ladoke Akintola University of Technology or other recognized Universities with a Weighted Average score of not less than 60%.



In addition to this:

(i) Candidates will be required to submit a research proposal in their proposed area of study, to be assessed along with their application for admission.

(ii) Admission of candidates will be based on availability of supervisors.
To obtain a Ph. D in Management Science, a candidate must:


  • Satisfy the course work and seminar requirements as may be prescribed by the department

  • Submit a thesis on an approved topic. He/She shall be required to pass an oral examination, The Board of Examiners shall be constituted according to the regulations of the Postgraduate School,

  • Satisfy all their existing requirements as stipulated in the regulations of the Postgraduate School.


Duration

The Ph.D programme shall be full-time and shall last for not less than six (6) semesters, or three (3) academic sessions and a maximum often (10) semesters or five (5) academic sessions. On the expiration of the maximum duration, a candidate may apply in writing for an extension of no! more than two (2) semesters, after which his/her studentship will lapse.


List of Courses• M. Tech Management Science
First Semester

All M. Tech students in Management Science shall offer the following core courses in the first semester plus two other electives from the following courses:



Compulsory Courses

Course Code

Title

Credit unit

MGA801

Advanced Management Informatics

3

MGA803

Financial Management

3

MGA805

Business Statistics and Econometrics

3

MGA807

Advanced Organizational Behavior

3

MGA809

Research Methodology 1

2

MGA811

Advanced Economic Theory 1

3

MGA813

Advanced Managerial Accounting

3




TOTAL

20


Elective Courses First Semester

Course Code

Title

Credit Unit

MJA817

Human Capital Management

2

MJA821

Management of Technology

2

MJA827

Corporate Finance and Investment

2

MJA831

Market Dynamics and Competitive Analysis

2

MJA335

Entrepreneurship

2

MJA837

Industrial Economics

2




TOTAL

12


Second Semester

All M, Tech students shall offer the following core courses in the second semester plus two other electives from the following courses:



Course Code

Title

Credit Unit

MGA802

Operations Research

3

MGA804

Advanced Marketing Management

3

MGA806

Business Policy

3

MGA8Q8

Decision Support Systems and Analysis

3

MGA810

Research Methodology II

2

MGAS12

Advanced Economic Theory II

3




TOTAL

17


Elective Courses Second Semester

Course Code

Title

Credit Unit

MGA814

Managerial Psychology

2

MGA820

Capital Market

2

MGAS22

Public Finance

2

MGA824

Technology Law and Society

2

MGA832

Project Management and Feasibility Studies

2

MGA834

Networking and Communication

2




TOTAL

12

* All Ph.D students shall offer Research Methodology I (MGA 809) and Research Methodology n (MGA810) In the First and Second Semester respectively.


Third and Fourth Semester

Course Code

Title

Credit Unit

MGA 800

Research Project

6


DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

MGA801ADVANCEDMANAGEMENTINFORMATICS 3Units

Human computer interfaces, computer system organization, computer filling system, Software development, Information system development software development, file processing, database systems, computer systems, information system management, the social aspect, and system security, Globalization.


MGA802 OPERATIONS RESEARCH 3 Units

Introduction to operations research. Linear programming. The simplex method, duality and sensitivity analysis. Transportation model and its variations. Network model. Advanced linear programming. Forecasting model. Decision analysis and Games theory. Probabilistic inventory models. Probabilistic dynamic programming. Queuing systems. Monrovian decision process. Classical optimization theory. Application to business decision making.


MGA803 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3Units

The objectives of financial management the essence and principles of corporate governance, the basic appraisal methods of ARR, PRR, PBB, PBR, NFV and IRR, Profit Volume and Cost Benefit Analysis, Capital Rationing, Inflation, Factor Input Cost, Taxation in Investment Appraisal. Replacement decision, Risk and Uncertainly Analysis, Sources of Finance, Nigerian Financial Market, Capital Structure, Working Capital Management, Theories of Share valuation, Mergers and Acquisition, Valuation of business, small and Medium scale Enterprises, Corporate Destructing and Reconstruction, International Financial Management and Major International financial institutions.


MGA804 ADVANCED MARKETING MANAGEMENT 3 Units

Understanding marketing management, connecting with customer, production concept, developing marketing strategies and plans, fundamental concept, corporate and divisional strategic planning, analyzing business markets, identifying market segments and targets, designing and managing value network and channel, managing mass communications, introducing new market offerings, marketing research.


MGA805 BUSINESS STATISTICS AND ECONOMETRICS 3 units

The classical multiple linear regression model. Least squares. Finite sample properties of the least square estimator. Large sample properties of the least squares and instrumental variable estimators.

Functional form and structural change. Nonlinear regression models. Serial correlation.

Systems of regression equations. Heteroscedasticity .Model for panel data. Probability and Distribution theory. Computation and optimization. Large sample distribution theory. Estimation and inference. Models for discrete choice.


MGA806 BUSINESS POLICY 3 Units

Introduction to business policy. The nature of business policy. Importance of business policy, Objectives of business policy. Understanding of strategy. Levels at which strategy operates. Types of planning systems. Mission and purpose, business definition. Objectives and goals, crisis management, change management, corporate goal and social responsibility. Structures for growth and competitive edge. Deriving the strategies, policies and organizational structure of public limited company from financial statement analysis and basic knowledge of objective development; forecasting in a dynamic environment.


MGA807 ADVANCED ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 3Units

Individuals and group behavior in organizations, motivation, organization theory, work design and control. Leadership style, group decision making, organizational socialization, power and influence, group dynamics, communication and conflict management.


MSGA808 DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND ANALYSIS 3 Units

Concept of strategy in relation to Business Corporation and management. The ideal linkage between organizations and their environment as a basis for strategy formulation and implementation. Concept of policies, decision making; business objective, predominance criteria structure and managerial behavior, Important contributions of finance, accounting, insurance, economics, psychology, management and other behavioral sciences to business policy and decision making. Practical aspect of calculating financial and economic data from business record and other accounting information necessary for decision making and implication of courses of actions considered rational on the basis of calculations computed. The structural framework of an organization and the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat (SWOT) analysis. Selecting the appropriate strategies.


MGA809 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY I 2 Units

Introduction to Research Methodology, Research in social science, Research in Physical and Natural Sciences, problems of research in developing countries, common errors in research, Research in Practice: Problem identification. Literature Review.


MGA810 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY II 2Units

Methodology (Tools of Analysis) Results (Data Analysis) and Discussion, Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations, Report Writing.


MGA811 ADVANCED ECONOMIC TI1EORY I 3 Units

Introduction to microeconomics. Demand and supply. Firm and technology, Price and output under oligopoly. Price and employment of input under perfect competition, information roles, price, utility and indifference curves, optimization models, general equilibrium. Emerging theories.


MGA812 ADVANCED ECONOMIC THEORY II 3Units

Introduction and concept of monetary economics, the Nigerian economy, government and the economy, fiscal policy, money in the economic process monetary policy, financial markets, Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) in Nigeria, external financial relations, balance of payments, foreign borrowing and debt problems, international financial institutions, contemporary Issues.


MGA813 ADVANCED MANAGERIALACCOUNTING 3 Units

he perspective of managerial accounting, cost concepts, cost-volume-profit and break-even Analysis, relevant cost in decision, budgeting for profit planning, advanced standard costing and variance analysis, master, flexible and capital budgeting, quantitative approaches, and financial statement. Management control systems and Responsibility Accounting measurement, defining organizational sub-units, performance measures seginental income statement, balance score card. Activity Based Costing and Application to managerial decision making.


MGA814 MANAGERIAL PSYCHOLOGY 2Units

personality: definition of personality characteristics; types of personality or classification of personality; the development of personality (psychoanalysis) theories, social development ones, behavior leading theory; determinants of individual decision making. Attitude: understanding attitude; forming and maintaining attitude change and dissonance (the theory of

cognitive dissonance, models of dissonance reduction); resisting attitude change; attitude and behavior; any relationship? Perception: understanding perception; factors affecting and impacts of change; cultural; attributes of change; barriers of change agents. Mindset developing a paradigm shift; organizational and behavioral issues in mindset development.
MGA 817 HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 2 Units

Elements of manpower planning and internal labour markets. Validation procedures of determining the potential job effectiveness and individuals, description and validity of performance, turnover and absenteeism and the process of performance appraisal. Examination of the determinants of wage levels, wage structures and individual wages, analysis impact of wages on work attitude and performance in organization.


MGA 820 CAPITAL MARKET 2 Units

This involves advanced study of portfolio selection as a problem of constrained utility maximization under conditions of uncertainty. There will be discussion of the different market rand the dynamic behavior or process in speculative markets theory for the profitability of alive investment strategies, exploration of the implication of portfolio theory for various pricing models and the use of these models for evaluating portfolio performance is Men. Also included is the comparative portfolio analysis of developed countries and developing countries. Dividend policy. Ratio analysis. International financial management. Valuation of business. Stock management. Cash management. Debtors and creditor management.


MGA821 MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY 2 Units

Technology and managerial challenges in hi-Tech industries, forces affecting nature and rate of technological innovation, Developing technology vision and forecasting. (Examples and emphasis on micro-electronics, computers and telecommunications, medical device technology, etc.).


MGA822 PUBLIC FINANCE2 Units

Meaning and scope of public finance distinction between private distinguished from non-tax revenue taxes. Characteristics of a good tax system, direct and indirect taxes- progressive, proportional, and regressive taxes. Canon/principles of taxation, incidence of taxation and effect of taxation division of tax burden (bases and approaches of classification).


MGA824 TECHNOLOGY, LAW AND SOCIETY 2 Units

An overview of the national technology policy, acquisition and application of scientific and technological knowledge for other national development objectives. National strategy, patents and inventions; trademarks and copy-rights; contract and contract documents, professional responsibilities and liabilities.


MGA827 CORPORATE FINANCE AND INVESTMENT 2 Units

The principles and procedures underlying financial statement; financial transactions; alternative accounting statement; tools or analysis of ratio and other quantitative measures; accounting information in decision situation. Project appraisal, analysis of investment, projects. The impact of risk, tax and inflation. The term structure of interest rates, the cost of capital and in target rates, the cost of capital and target rates of return; capital markets - its efficiency, the rate of intermediaries, source of finance, the borrowing decision and company valuation and optima portfolio allocation; structure-optical capital structure of firms, mergers and acquisitions and the market for corporate control, market efficiency, the principles of capital structure, gearing and the basis of hedging and international finance.


MGA831 -MARKET DYNAMICS AND COMPETIVE ANALYSIS (SEMINAR) 2 Units

Provide the skill executive need to analyze a firm? market dynamic and positioning and then to utilize all applicable resources to gain competitive advantage. The course is basically seminar in nature and Students are expected to examine contemporary industry problems and write a seminar on it.




MGA 832 PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND FEASIBILITY STUDIES 2 Units

Project Identification; Project definition and management; the Concept and of project Evaluation and Appraisal; Definition of feasibility studies. Implications of feasibility studies; The accepted Format for presenting feasibility studies Report Tools used in project management and feasibility studies e.g. techniques of monitoring, forecasting etc, such as PERT, CPM etc.


MGA834 - NETWORKING AND COMMUNICATION 2Units

Introduction of networking concepts; local area network (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), TCP, IP. Other topics Include backbone networks, wireless networks, internet/lP-based applications, advanced security, etc.


MGA635 ENTREPRENEURS 2 Units

Forms business ownership; ownership business planning and management, organizing resources, making business decision through the use of feasibility study and viability of project; comparative project analysis and evaluation using accounting information.



MGA INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS 2Units

The scope, concepts and methodology of industrial economics. Conduct performance paradigm. Theories of the firm, The Marginalist. Behavioral and Managerial theories. The contribution by Baumol. Williamson, Marries, Cyert and March, Simon etc. The theories of growth. Output maximization and the labour- managed firms. Property rights and the organizations. Galbraitil and the new industrial state. Ownership and control, implications firm performance.


a) Admission Requirements

The criteria for admission into the Postgraduate Diploma in Transport Management (PGDM) programme are as follows:


1. All candidates must have five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the'0'Level as basic requirement,

ii. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of third class division from an approved university.

(iii). Holders of HND in relevant discipline with a minimum of Lower Credit or Postgraduate Diploma from a recognized university are also eligible for admission.

Master in Transport Management


a) Admission Requirement

The programme leading to the award of MTM degree is open to the following applicants:

(i) All candidates must have five credit passes including English Language and Mathematics at the '0' Level, as basic requirement,

(i) Candidates must possess Bachelors degree in Social Science or numerate discipline like Engineering, Mathematics and Pure Science from an approved University, with a minimum of second class lower division.

(ii) All candidates must have a minimum of one year post - NYSC working experience in the industry.

(iii) Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in the relevant disciplines from a recognized University and who have passed with a minimum of upper credit may also be considered for admission, provided LAUTECH'S matriculation requirements are satisfied.

Holders of HND in any discipline with a minimum of Lower Credit or professional qualification in administration such as GILT, ICAN, CIBN, etc, or plus Postgraduate Diploma in social sciences or numerate disciplines from a recognized University are also eligible for admission.
M.TECH. (Transport Management)

(a) Admission Requirements

The programme leading to the award of M.Tech degree is open to the following applicants:

(i) Every candidate must have five credit, passes including English and Mathematics at O'level as basic requirement

(ii) Holder of Bachelor's degree of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology or any other recognized University who have obtained at least a second class lower degree in either Transport Management or studies, Social and

(iii) Holders of Professional Master in Transport Management (MTM) of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology with not less than 60% weighted average,

(iv) Candidates may be required to satisfy the department in a selection process.


PhD (Transport Management)

(a) M. Phil/PhD Requirement

A candidate an M.Tech degree in Transport Management or its equivalent with a minimum weighted average of 55% and maximum of 59.9% can be admitted to this programme. Such is therefore required to fulfill the following requirements to proceed to PhD programme:



  • Safely the course work requirements prescribed by the department depending on such deficiency.

  • Satisfy all other existing requirements as - stipulated in the regulations of the Postgraduate School.


(b) PhD Requirement

The Programme leading to the Award of Doctor of Philosophy degree is open to candidates holding the Master's degree from either me Ladoke Akintola University of Technology or any other recognized Universities with a weighted average score of not less than 60%. To obtain a PhD in Transport Management, a candidate must:



  • Satisfy the course work and seminar requirements prescribed by the department.

  • Submit a thesis on approved project. He/She shall be required to pass oral examination. The board of examiners shall be constituted according to the regulation of the Postgraduate School.

  • Satisfy all other existing requirements as stipulated in the regulations of the Postgraduate School.




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