The Department of Business and Management Sciences (BMS) offers a wide variety courses in the areas of business, management, economics, political economy, marketing and accounting and aims to create an integrated approach to these closely related activities and disciplines. The department provides courses that are closely tailored to the regional and market needs. The courses offered are designed to look at both the theoretical and practical aspects of the areas studied.
The Department of Business and Management Sciences aims at enabling students to gain an appreciation of the nature of economic and financial activity and the business and management environments in which they are applied, broaden students knowledge and understanding via coherent, current and intellectually stimulating courses. The department helps students to develop a valuable range of key skills and personal attributes for a wide variety of careers in both the private and public sectors.
Students who choose to study in the Department of Business and Management Sciences will be offered not only an excellent educational experience but will receive a sound foundation for a wide variety of careers in both private and public sector. The courses offered by the department are tailored to the developmental needs of Kurdistan and the wider region and equip students with skills and knowledge that make them highly competitive in the job market.
In line with UKH strategic developmental plan, the Department of BMS is working on its department-specific developmental plan that aims at expanding the program and courses that it offers.
Mohamed Rashid Begg
Lecturer in Management
Heja Badirkhan Sindi
Lecturer in Management
Sindi has more than 10 years experience in higher education and joined UKH in 2007. He teaches Strategic Management, Human Resource Management and Operations Management courses at the UKH. In addition to Business Administration, he has research interests in Public Management and Strategic Planning in public sector organizations. He worked as head department in UOD and has supervised and examined many postgraduate dissertations. Heja Sindi is a USAID certified trainer, managed an NGO and worked as a consultant for UN and other international organizations. Recently he received a grant by the British Council jointly with Glasgow University, UK.
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Nickanor O. Amwata
Lecturer in Marketing
Nickanor studied in Kenya before proceeding to India where he did his Bachelor of Commerce degree (1997-2000) at the University of Calicut, Kerala, and MBA (2001-2003) from the same university. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in International Business (Pondicherry University) and Higher Diploma in Software Engineering. Nick started teaching at Egerton University in Kenya. He taught there from 2003-2006 and upon invitation by the Government of Ethiopia, he also served in Ethiopia from August, 2006 to August, 2007. While there, he taught at University of Hawassa. From Ethiopia Nick went to Tanzania where he taught at Mount Meru University from September 2007 to October 2009. Since Last December he has been at UKH in the Business and Management Sciences Department. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration degree, with emphasis on Higher Education Management, from University of Bath, UK
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Natalia Danilovich holds a Ph.D. in Medicine from McGill University, CANADA and a Master of Science Degree from Southern Illinois University, USA, on top of her Soviet Medical Degree. Natalia has over 10 years of full-time university-level international teaching experience after completion of her Ph.D. Having practiced medicine for over a decade, conducted medical and social science research, Danilovich's teaching is interdisciplinary par excellence. Research Methods, Health Lifestyle, Health Administration and Policy, Leadership and Management in Health Sector, Public Policy Issues in Women's Health are among the courses she has taught. Danilovich has numerous scholarly publications in major academic and professional journals in the USA and UK in two fields biomedical sciences and public administration. Her recent publications in "Journal of Public Health Policy"(USA) and "Europe-Asia Studies"" (UK) deal with health sector administration in transitional countries, particularly, with effects of out-of-pocket payments on access to maternal health services and inequalities in access to reproductive health services. Currently, Natalia teaches 'Research Methods' and 'Organizational Behavior' in the Department of Business and Management Sciences.