Project Description

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary for an organisation to achieve and sustain its competitive position through effective and sustainable operations. It focuses on developing a deep understanding of customer service, service design, innovation, and marketing, fostering empathy for customers and enhancing the overall customer experience. Additionally, the programme aims to equip students with strategy formulation skills essential for building a competitive advantage and offers advanced-level insights into management accounting.

In this specialisation, students will gain a robust understanding of the core components of design thinking and innovation, as well as insights into the dynamics of enterprise and entrepreneurship. Additionally, they will explore the significance of strategy in a leadership role and learn to discern environment-related factors that determine success. The programme also imparts knowledge in global business strategy and development, equipping students with a comprehensive perspective on international business dynamics.

On completion of this course, you will have gained the following skills:

  • Design Thinking
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Global Business Strategy

Admission requirements:

Namibian National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 8 Bachelor (Honours) degree qualification or equivalent, from any recognized institution, in the chosen field of study; a minimum of two years of experience in a supervisory or management position verifiable at enrolment application.

*Applicants are required to submit a reference letter from the employer that confirms their supervisory and managerial experience as part of the admission process.

Two (2) Years

Blended Mode


N$ 104,475.00

2023 Prospectus

Course Structure

Year 1 – Semester 1

Module codeModuleCreditsContact hours per week (L / P / T)
B9661MOOperations & Technology Management124L/W
B6961MLLeadership & Human Capital Management124L/W
B6921MSStrategic Marketing & Customer Service124L/W
B6941MSStrategic Accounting & Finance124L/W
B6961MSStrategic Management 124L/W
Total Credits60

Year 1 – Semester 2

Module codeModule NameCreditsContact hours per week (L / P / T)
CBRH 5999Design Thinking & Innovation 244L/W
CBFM5999Entrepreneurship & Innovation Strategy244L/W
CBOM5999Corporate & Business Development 244L/W
CBMM5999Global Strategy & Business Development 244L/W
CBSM 5999Business Research Methodology244L/W
Total credits 120

Year 2 – Semester 1 and 2

Module codeModuleCreditsContact hours per week (L / P / T)
Total credits Year 1 and Year 2280

Start your Academic journey with us today!

1. Application Form
Please Click here to start your application form for 2023.

2. Admission Process
After successfully completing and submitting your application, the Academic Office and the Admissions Committee reviews each applicant’s forms. Once admission status has been concluded, the applicant receives an Acceptance or Rejection Letter via email.

3. Registration Form
The applicants who are admitted for their programme of their choice will be invited to register their first semester modules on the registration platform. The instructions and requirements for registration will be sent to each admitted applicant via email.

4. Orientation
Click here to watch the orientation video

1. Lectures
1.1 Accessing Moodle
Moodle is a platform used by the Namibia Business School for all class-related activities and it is where students can access the learning material. Each admitted student will receive login details from the Student Support Office, once the registration period has ended.
1.2 Access to the UNAM Student Portal
UNAM Student Portal is the official platform for the submission of continuous assessment and examination results. Each admitted student will receive login details from the Student Support Office, once the registration period has ended.
1.3 Study material & Timetable
Along with the instructions on how to access Moodle, the Student Support Office will also send information about study material.

2. Assessments
2.1 Summative: written examinations
2.2 Formative: assignments

3. Release of CA marks
The CA marks are released on the UNAM student portal before the beginning of the examination period.

4. Examination
Click here to find more information about the Examination Support Office

1. Research themes
Click here to view the research themes

2. Allocation of Supervisors
2.1 Student engagement
Once a student submits a proposal with a researchable topic, supervisor will be allocated to guide the student through the thesis writing process.
2.2 Presentation
Once a student receives permission to defend from the supervisor, the student must send the proposal and the approval to the Research Office.

3. Submission
The Research Office will send the Research Seminar agenda and further instructions to the students via email

1. Notice of Expectation to Graduate
Click here to download the Notice of Expectation to Graduate.

2. Application form (to Graduate)
Click here to download the Application Form to Graduate.

3. Fees
Please contact Maria Ananias for information about the fees and available payment plans.| 061 413 518

4. List of graduates
The list of graduates is released by the Academic Office. Please see the April 2021 Graduation list here

5. Graduation ceremony
The Academic Office will send the relevant information about the graduation ceremony to all the graduates, via email.

1. Alumni Profiles
After the Graduation Ceremony, the Marketing Office will invite graduates to complete this survey so that their profile can be uploaded on the NBS website.

2. Alumni Annual Conference (Symposium)
Coming soon.

3. Jop placement
3.1 Tutoring opportunities
NBS considers their pool of graduates first whenever a position for tutoring is available.Email us at if you are interested to work as a tutor.