Faculty of Business and Development Studies

The Faculty of Business and Development Studies was established in 2002 at the opening of Gulu University as the Institute of Human Resource Development. The Institute started with 4 academic programmes: Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Development Studies at degree level and Diploma in Development Studies and Diploma in Secretarial and Information Management at Ordinary Diploma level. Due to growth in the number of programmes, departments and disciplines of coverage, the Institute of Human Resource Development was upgraded to become the Faculty of Business and Development Studies in 2004.

Mr. David Ross OLANYA
Dean, Faculty of Business and Development Studies.

Vision

To be the leading faculty globally recognized for excellence in Business and Management training and research for the promotion of rural transformation and industrialization.

Mission

To advance knowledge and develop leaders through relevant and applied business and Management programmes, conduct quality professional training and carry out applied research directed towards social transformation

Core Values

The core values includes;- Professionalism Equity Integrity Accountability Development

Departments

Finance and Accounting

Public Administration and Management

Development Studies

Statistics and Economics

Marketing and Entrepreneurship