The Department has carefully worked around with industry players and seasoned businesses, business magnates through a well laid out cutting-edge research which has produced good solutions for the up and coming scholars and future businessmen and women who would be well-positioned and armed with potent ideas and solutions to take up the world by storm.
The ever-growing concerns of businesses the world over to be efficient and productive with little or minimum effort cannot be overemphasized. Computing has proven to be the solution to achieving these far-reaching and rather complex problems. The Department has carefully worked around with industry players and seasoned businesses, business magnates through a well laid out cutting-edge research which has produced good solutions for the up and coming scholars and future businessmen and women who would be well-positioned and armed with potent ideas and solutions to take up the world by storm. The Department of Business Computing seeks to promote scholarship, as well as search for academic work and application of Business and scientific knowledge through education, training, and research to train highly skilled and globally-employable Business computer scientists and conducting ground-breaking research to address global problems in the Business industry and the economy employing the use of computing.
Department of Business Computing (DBC) is to serve as a center of excellence in training graduates for the Ghanaian and Africa job markets using a multi/inter-disciplinary approach; combining Economics, Business administration, Accounting with modern technology, and entrepreneurial skills. DBC seeks to meet Ghana’s needs, as a gateway institution both within the African region and globally. It will serve as a hub for local and global talent, business research, business-university partnerships, global leadership, local entrepreneurship, and innovation.
The distinctiveness of the Department of Business computing which is under the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), C.K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences is focused on meeting the management and IT needs of local, public, and private organizations within the dynamic global economy. Building on CK-UTAS’s motto of “Creativity, Innovation, and Transformation”, the Department shall aim at offering training in research and outreach programs, to be a completely global business incubator, educating the world as well as innovating for the world through training and research.
The DBC’s core themes center on interdisciplinary clusters in management, economics, ICT, globalization, innovation, agribusiness, food security, and entrepreneurship, with a focus on specific sectors and issues salient for Africa in particular. The focus of the Department aligns with emerging trends and CKT-UTAS’s interests and priorities for growth.
The Department currently runs BSc. degrees in Computing with Accounting, Computing with Administration, Computing with Economics and a Diploma in Business Computing. One of the success stories of the Department is that about 30% of the Lecturers currently teaching in the Department are its products. Some of the software products used by the University for its business processes were developed and are being managed by staff of the Department.
The School will deliver a wide range of computing, informatics, and engineering-based programmes using innovative, quality, and application-based teaching/instruction methodologies within an academically friendly environment.
The Faculty envisions becoming a center of academic excellence through providing cutting-edge, and innovative programmes at CKT-UTAS and in the country to train graduates with practical skills in the IT and engineering disciplines that will meet the technology and research demands of Ghana in particular and Africa in general.