Faculty of Economics and Business Management

The curriculum for the Economics and Business Management degree programs gives its graduates a profound understanding of business phenomena and management techniques, as well as qualitative and quantitative tools that can be used in large, medium-sized, and small organizations. Particular attention will be paid to the unique nature of international organizations.

Using innovative teaching methods that syndicate academic consistency and managerial relevance, the EBM curriculum includes the following:

Basic courses to develop a general view of the functional areas of organizations and acquire cross-cutting skills;

Four areas of specialization: economics; finance and control; management consulting; business management; digital management and also understanding of marketing, communication and public relations.

The EBM program has an innovative learning process: through a system of associates with industry and public administration, the EBM faculty merge traditional lectures and collaborating insights with professionals in the sector. 

Economic and Business Management students have the occasion to get field experience through internships, business game simulations, and to spend time abroad at prestigious universities. The last semester of the second year is dedicated to writing the thesis and possible internships.

Bachelor of International Business Management (Hons)

Our International Business and Management shapes modern management expertise to give you everything needed to succeed at an organization working globally.

Today’s business is truly international and digitalized which allows businesses of all sizes to approach customers and suppliers worldwide. Applications can help and develop small business on one side of the world and transform markets on the other.

In today’s business, even government sectors find it very difficult to cope with today’s globalized environment, and the geopolitical role is a key role in the function of institutions and big organizations to operate across national boundaries.

In some cases, many countries revise their trading agreements and arrangements quite often which makes it difficult for big corporations and international companies to develop their business strategies.

To have success in the department of international business and management in Somalia and in the region involves a great understanding of global economics, social developments, and finance and business developments. Understanding intercultural management is the ability to establish and maintain profitable business with effective and ethical relationships with other businesses in Africa and even around the world.

Why us?

Our Bachelor of International Business and Management will focus to help you analyze, understand and act on the global challenges and opportunities faced by both advanced economies in Europe, Asia, and North America while understanding and focusing on the growing economies in Somalia and slowly emerging business and economies throughout Africa.

Visiting different continents in Africa, Europe, and Asia to experience first-hand another country’s economy in your years of studying at HUC.

Why This Program

  1. Improve your employability with our co-curricular program.
  2. Reach your full potentiality.
  3. Benefit from our variety of industry and international organization links and research expertise.
  4. Gain a global viewpoint.
  5. Take benefit and improvement of innovative teaching methodologies
  6. Modify your studies to suit your benefits or interests and career aspirations

Career Prospects

There is an increasing demand for managers who have a universal perspective, and this course equips you with a number of skills that make you attractive to a range of employers in both local and international enterprises.

Hodmas UC is dedicated to helping students mature and improve employability and this is an integral part of many programs. Professional support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work, and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the career website.

Discussing decisions and choices with specialist consultants and advisers helps to simplify plans through exploring options and purifying skills of job-hunting. In most of our programs, there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially organized workshops.

Course Structure 

This course curriculum is designed to help you look internationally and to:

  • Navigate from side to side the difficulties of the international business atmosphere.
  • Recognize and get the advantage of opportunities (prosperity and wealth).
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the main ethical problems affecting Somalia’s business organizations. 
  • Categorize the jeopardies and challenges of Africa economy to the world
  • Take intended risks when operating a business in Somalia and how to lower those risks.
  • Instill a mindset of awareness of African business and international business.
  • Understand and critique critical issues in international business.
  • Motive and Stimulate local businesses and communities to experience and get involved in globalization.
h

Duration

Full time 3 years

Part-time or 1yr for placement 4 years

Internship

3 yrs program

for a 3 months internship.

Bachelor of Science in Economics (Hons)

Our Economics is a science based where students study how a society uses its scarce resources to produce the goods and services that its members desire.

The study of economics will provide you with an understanding of how individuals, firms and public agencies influence what is produced, how it is produced, and who gets to consume what is produced and also how economic development in our country and the region is evolving.

Why us?

This degree weaves academic education into the economics and business context internationally and embraces the possibility to take a cherished placement year where you’ll be visible to applying economics into action. 

Among many other opportunities you can do short-term internships for the public, private, and NGOs such as government institutions, banks (local and International), risk and insurance sectors, investments, start-ups, and Retailing business.

You’ll gain a functioning knowledge of both academic and empirical methods that can be applied to the industry and world context and also advance a robust ability to use Excel, Stata, and other statistical software, interpret financial data and write business reports.

Career Prospects

This degree will give you the subject acquaintance as well as the convenient skills that are exceedingly sought after by employers. Typical job roles accessible could be Analyst, Managing Director, Teacher /Administrator in private business or public bodies like International NGOs, Central Bank, and Investment sectors in Banks.

Course Structure 

Gain the skills you need to solve a variety of complex economic issues. You’ll learn core economic theory and become familiar with preferred specialist areas.

In this degree, you will study the basis of economic theory and its application to practical and real-world decisions. You’ll explore the connections between economic issues, such as business and rational human behavior.

h

Duration

Full time 3 years

Part-time or 1yr for placement 4 years

Internship

3 yrs program

for a 3 months internship.

Bachelor of Science in Digital Business (Hons)

Our Digital Business Management BSc (Hons) degree will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills desired by employers.

As our lives become ever more digital, the business world is evolving to remain at the cutting-edge, with many businesses leading the way in innovation and new technologies or practices.

With this course you can learn about the exciting, diverse ways that digital business models are shaping the future of the corporate world, and how you can become a part of the ever-expanding field of digital business management.

Why us?

Are you technologically suss with a resilient interest in business? If so, Our Digital Business program is one and only throughout Somalia and its innovative course could be ideal. You’ll learn how to use information technology, web solutions, and rational analysis to expand and create business solutions.

Why This Program

BSc (Hons) in Digital Business will help you to create an environment which does not exist in our country and in the region as a business in this digital age which exists in one place but then markets in another.  

Our program will produce graduates with career opportunities in these areas but also in a broader range of careers including business analysts, programmers, multimedia developers, systems analysts, software engineers, project managers, and web developers.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this program can work in nearly all areas of the business – private and public or a variety of fields including Digital Business Analyst, Digital Marketing Officer, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Product Owner, Business Development Manager, Information Systems Auditor (Finance), Finance Systems Analyst, Accounting Information Systems Officer, and many entry-level roles in any digital business.

Course Structure 

As today’s businesses are based on technology our BSc (Hons) Digital Business is designed for the modern world. 

All the subjects throughout your student are designed to help you to understand and expose more about business technologies, the business world is evolving to continue at the cutting-edge, with many businesses leading the way in innovation and new technologies.

With this course, you can learn about the exciting, diverse ways that digital business models don’t exist in Somalia and many countries in the region by shaping the future of the corporate world, and how you can turn out to be a part of the ever-expanding arena of digital business.

The course is new in the higher education industry in Somalia but the School of Economics and Business Management will make sure for every student to take part in live projects, guest speakers from industry and other relevant industries, seminars, and current projects which will contribute to your learning.

h

Duration

Full time 3 years

Part-time or 1yr for placement 4 years

Internship

3 yrs program

for a 3 months internship.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting (Hons)

Our BSc in Accounting is designed to offer and equip students with the required skills and attributes needed for an engaging and successful career in accounting or related fields in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

It will assist you in developing excellent conceptual knowledge and technical skills in financial accounting, management accounting, corporate finance, taxation, auditing, and financial analysis, as well as the required attributes to excel in the modern global business environment.

Why us?

Multiple financial crises, technological developments, globalization, and directing changes have transformed the international financial sector. As organizations find ways to respond to these unprecedented changes, employees with cross-cutting accounting and finance expertise are in high demand in Somalia and throughout the region.

Our BSc Accounting and Finance program is accredited by the Accounting Professional Bodies and is designed to equip you with practical skills and professional confidence for a successful career in accounting and finance-related roles, or in preparation for postgraduate study and research.

Course Structure 

Our teaching is heavily informed by research and combines academic consistency with practical relevance. While our internationally recognized faculty consists of academics who are at the forefront of knowledge within their field. They bring the lessons learned from their most recent research into the classroom, giving you access to critical business thinking and contemporary real-life examples and scenarios.

We will provide your teaching and learning resources, and will be responsive to your needs and views. For your part, you will need to put in the necessary amount of work both during and outside formal teaching sessions and make good use of the facilities provided.

Most modules involve a mixture of lectures and small group teaching (called classes, seminars, workshops, or tutorials). 

h

Duration

Full time 3 years

 

Internship

3 months internship.

Bachelor of Science Banking and Finance (Hons)

In the last decades banks are part of every country’s development.

Banking and financial services is a highly competitive and rapidly changing sector in every modern economy and this Banking and Finance degree prepares you to tackle it head on.

In recent years, forces such as globalization, technological change, deregulation and international integration have fundamentally transformed the banking and financial services sector.

A degree in Banking and Finance offers you the opportunity to study the theory and practice of financial services and financial markets, and to analyze the broader role of the financial sector in the national and global economies.

Why us?

We will provide you comprehensive knowledge of how financial markets work, how corporations and business make investment, financing, and acquisition decisions and how modern banks operate, and whether your interest is domestic or international, this well-balanced course has been designed to boost you to the top of the industry for both private and public institutions.

With the flexibility to study over three or four years – the concluding with a year-long industry placement – you’ll shape your specialist economic familiarity, gain experience of the tasks, strategy, and supervisory roles of banking and finance, and learn the practical skills you need to succeed in one of the most important global sectors.

Why This Program

The program targets persons who are eager for a career in the banking and financial services industry; those who are previously employed in the industry and have attentiveness in upgrading their qualifications; persons working in credit unions and cooperatives; and individuals who want to pursue training as occasional/specially admitted students, in specific areas to improve their skills or meet the professional development requirements of their companies.

Our banking and finance degree offers you the specialist knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in an area that affects the success of our universal economy. Mogadishu is one of the growing cities in Africa despite the devastating past, which means our BSc in banking & finance will give you the essential skills to follow and pursue career opportunities in banking (local & International), insurance, and accountancy.

The B.Sc. Banking and Finance program is oriented towards the real-life of international business and equips students with key knowledge, skills, and management tools for a successful career.

Career Prospects

You will graduate well-informed with the professional knowledge and skills for a career in the banking and finance area, and be well equipped and prepared for postgraduate study. 

The finance industry offers a fortune of career opportunities for strong-minded graduates within areas such as banks and building societies, insurance, accountancy within either audit, tax, or an accountancy business, or managing investment and understanding in small businesses. The roles are just as varied and can include Trainee Accountant, Claims Negotiator, Self-Ledger Clerk, Finance Secretary, sales, and many more.

Course Structure 

This course is designed to provide the latest banking and finance knowledge and students will attend lectures, workshops, and seminars, and learn by working on group assignments, problem-solving exercises, and case study analyses. Students will also read the latest textbooks and academic journals for both regional and international, and further your understanding through class discussions and exercises in class and online guest speakers.

h

Duration

Full time 3 years

Part-time or 1yr for placement 4 years

Internship

3 yrs program

for a 3 months internship.