"Leveraging business idea generation, creativity and innovation for community development"

Welcome to the department of Business Management in the faculty of Commerce. The department offers commercially relevant programmes on general business management, Marketing; Purchasing and Supply Management; Entrepreneurship with many more new programmes in the pipeline. The programmes on offer sharpen perspectives, broaden business knowledge, enlighten on sustainable procurement and strengthen consumer and brand management as well as provide a holistic dimension to the understanding of consumer behaviour. Business aspirations are fulfilled through undergoing any one of the programmes on offer.

Sibongile Manzini (Chairperson, Lecturer)

Academic Qualifications

  • MSC in Human Resource Management (GZU),
  • MBA (NUST)
  • B ADMIN (Business Management – (UNISA)
  • Zimbabwe Accounting Technician Diploma (BYO Poly-Technic)
  • Diploma in Marketing (LCCI)
  • Further Education Certificate (BYO- Poly-Technic)
  • PhD candidate (UNILUS).

 

Research interest

  • Divapreneurship and Knowledgepreneurship

Current Courses

  • Business Law, Quality Management, Business Communication.

 

Enquiries
For more information on the programmes contact:
The Chairperson
businessmangement@lsu.ac.zw

 

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Marketing Management

Bachelor of Commerce Sciences Honours Degree in Entrepreneurship

Bachelor of Commerce Sciences Honours Degree in Purchasing and Supply Management

Qualifications:                                                                                                 

  • MSc Marketing

Research Interests

  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Current Courses: 

Entrepreneurship I

Small business management

Family business

Principles of Marketing

Consumer and buyer Behaviour

Business Plan

 

Qualifications:                                                                                                  

  • BSC honors degree in Purchasing, Logistics and Transport
  • Msc in Procurement , Logistics and Supply chain

Research Interests

  • green supply chain management
  • public procurement
  • transport and logistics

 

 

Current Courses: 

  • principles of purchasing and supply chain management 1
  • contract adminstration
  • operations management in the supply chain
  • international supply chain management
  • supply chain risk management

Qualifications:                                                                                                 

  • MBA (NUST, Zimbabwe)
  • B Comm. Business Management – (NUST, Zimbabwe)
  • Certificate in international business (IIFT-India)

Research Interests

  • Adoption of strategic management across various sectors
  • Entrepreneurial intentions
  • Religion and Entrepreneurship

Current Courses: 

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Project Management, Strategic Management, Operations Management and Effective Negotiation Business

Qualifications:

  • MSc Marketing (NUST, Zimbabwe)
  • BBA Finance (Solusi University)

Research interests:

  • Green marketing
  •  Sustainable procurement
  •  Public procurement
  •  Adoption of electronic banking

Current courses:

  • Retail buying
  •  Strategic purchasing
  •  Purchasing information systems
  •  Supply chain risk management
  •  Principles of purchasing
  •  Negotiation and buyer supplier relationship
  •  Supply market analysis
  •  Business law

Qualifications

  • MSc in Procurement,Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Lusaka, Zambia)
  • BSC in INternational Purchasing, Logistics and Transport ( CUT, Zimbabwe)
  • Diploma in Customs Legislation Procedures
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • Certificate in International Business

Research Interests

  • Green Procurement
  • Consumer Retention
  • Reverse Logistics in relation to consumer retention
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Green Supply Chain Management

Current Courses

  • Storage and Distribution
  • Public Procurement
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Commodity Purchasing
  • Operations Management in the Supply Chain

 

Qualifications:                                                                                                

  • Mcom Strategic Management&Corporate Governance,
  • Bachelor of Business Administration-Finance
  • Certificate in Project Management and Monitoring and Evaluation

Research Interests

  • Finance and SMEs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic  Management  and SMEs

 

Current Courses: 

Entrepreneurial Finance

Enterprise Risk Management

Principles of Investment

Innovation and New Product Development

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