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Diploma in Management and Administration (DMA)


Evidence from capacity needs assessment carried out in the sub-region indicated gaps in management and administration especially at supervisory level. This makes the need for skills enhancement in management and administration more imperative considering the issues of managing the present and future "fluid knowledge-worker" in an increasingly competitive planning and operating environment. This programme will therefore, inculcate into students the competences in management and administration to address capacity gaps identified.


The DMA courses are offered in the evenings from 5:00pm - 10:00pm. Classes run for two to three weeks in every two and a half to three months.


Programme Venues

The Diploma in Management and Administration programme is offered in ESAMI member countries in the following venues:- Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mwanza, Tanzania; Nairobi, Kenya; Kampala, Uganda; Lusaka, Zambia; Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi; Harare, Zimbabwe; Windhoek and Oshakati in Namibia; Mbabane, Swaziland; Maputo, Mozambique and Mahe, Seychelles.


Fees Structure

Total fees for the programme is US$4,000. Advance payments are made annually or per semester by arrangement. The fees cover tuition and limited materials. It does not include textbooks among other exclusions.


Admission Criteria

Candidates eligible for Masters programmes must possess the following qualifications:


  • A' Level certificate

  • At least O' Level and Post-secondary school certificates (NTA Level 5) from recognized institutions

  • Ability to speak and write English clearly


Application procedures

The candidate must submit an application from with the following:

  • Certified copies of academic certificates and transcript (statement of results)

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • At least one letter of recommendation from current employer or sponsor or from a person who is in a position to judge the candidate’s ability

  • A non-refundable processing fee of US$20.


All documents accompanying the application must be in English


Course List

  • GMT 06101 Business Communication

  • ITT 06202 Introduction to Management Information System

  • FMT 06208 Entrepreneurial Skills

  • RMT 06207 Basic Skills in Research Methods

  • HRT 06103 Work Supervision Concepts and Techniques

  • HRT 06104 Organizational Behavior Concepts

  • FMT 06105 Office Resources Management

  • HRT 06206 Work Ethics and Legislation

  • HRT 06111 Basics of Human Resources Management

  • RMG09420 Field Practice



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