The Higher Institute of Business Management and Technology, HIBMAT, Buea is a Professional University Institute of Excellence and Innovation offering Professional University Courses to students at higher levels. In partnership with the University of Bamenda (UBa), Cameroon, and some International Universities, our objective is to give support and enable students to participate effectively in Higher/Professional Education so that on completion of their studies, they are able to contribute to equality and nation building.
In partnership with the University of Bamenda, HIBMAT offers a top-up degree program for all HND/ HPD holders in the following disciplines
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENTThe HND program in Accountancy aims at training Accounting technicians capable of providing assistance to -The Accountant: in the collection and processing of information towards the preparation of final accountants for internal and external purposes. -The Management: With costs and decision making information. -The Management: With audit evidence and supervisory service during internal audit activities.
SECRETARIAL STUDIES, PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATIONThe HND Program in Secretarial Studies is aimed at developing the ability to carry out efficiently secretarial activities in an organization. A sound knowledge of the firm, its economic and legal environment. The ability to use office equipment for data processing and communication
MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENTThe HND Program in Management enables students to achieve the spirit of responsibility, coordinating, organizing, leading and decision making. Holders of HND in management can work as branch managers, personal managers, heads of working teams etc
BANKING AND FINANCE DEP’TThe HND program in Banking and Finance aims at training the youths as well as workers capable of: -Taking up employments as middle level staff in banking and money exchange techniques and in banking management. -Being rapidly operational with customer services, foreign transaction services and bank management services. -Mastering money exchange transactions in big financial markets and techniques used by savings and loans cooperative societies in the collection of savings in Cameroon and Africa etc.
INSURANCE DEPARTMENTThe HND Program in Insurance trains students in the various areas of Insurance and enables them to acquire skills to occupy both middle and executive positions in the Insurance industry.
MARKETING DEPARTMENTAn HND holder in marketing can work an enterprise as a commercial agent, commercial managers, sales manager, sales agent etc. Note also that the marketing program covers the in- depth matter of application in theory, organization, practical and creative innovation of an industry or commerce.
TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
HOME ECONOMICS, TOURISM & HOTEL MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
TEACHING EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTAn HND holder in marketing can work an enterprise as a commercial agent, commercial managers, sales manager, sales agent etc. Note also that the marketing program covers the in- depth matter of application in theory, organization, practical and creative innovation of an industry or commerce.
COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING DEP’TThe HND Program in Computer Engineering trains students to become computer Engineers in special skills in programming, Maintenance, Telecommunications etc. The services of Computer Engineers are highly sought for in the service production and manufacturing sector of an economy.
ENVIRONMENTAL, CIVIL & STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
HIGHER PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA (HPD)
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENTHolders of HPD in Human Resource Management can work as Personnel Administrators, also responsible for the recruitment and selection of employees, and taking care of employee welfare. They work as Personal Managers.