BASA Students Shown the Direction to Building a Successful Business Career

The School of Business, University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has held its annual seminar series for the Business Administration Students Association (BASA). 

The programme was held concurrently in two sessions at the North Campus Mini-Conference Room and the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre to manage the numbers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The session at the North Campus Mini-Conference Room was under the theme, “Building a Successful Business Career: The Role of Digitalisation”. It was attended by students from the Department of Management Sciences, and the Department of Marketing, Procurement and Supply Chain Management.  

Dean of the School of Business, UEW, Prof. Braimah Awiasu Imurana

The event was chaired by the Dean of the School of Business, Prof. Braimah Awiasu Imurana.  Prof. Braimah admonished participants to respect time to succeed in the competitive business world. 

Financial Transformational Analyst, Mr. Gad Ocran, resource person for the North Campus Mini-Conference Room session, urged students to be abreast of technology in this changing world as employers seek to engage employees with knowledge in technology to boost their business and be competitive. 

The Vice-Dean of the School of Business, Dr. Joseph Ato Forson chaired the session held at the Jophus Anamuah Mensah Conference Centre under the theme, “The Role of Digital Currency in the Ghanaian Economy: The way forward”. This session was dedicated to students of the Department of Accounting and the Department of Applied Finance and Policy Management with Financial Sector Specialist, Mr. Donatus Kuuzume as the resource person.  

Vice-Dean,  School of Business, Dr. Joseph Ato Forson

Dr. Forson stated that the Bank of Ghana had set a timeline to pilot its e-currency and that the relevance of the seminar was to position BASA students to be responsive to the changing demands and trends in the business world. 

Mr. Donatus Kuuzume urged students to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the introduction of digital currency in Ghana. 

Head of the Department of Applied Finance and Policy Management, Mr. Samuel Gameli Gadzo used the occasion to introduce UEW’s contingent at the just ended Graphic Business Challenge. The Team led the UEW School of Business to emerge as the third-best Business School in Ghana. 

The Executives of BASA also used the occasion to outdoor its new logo and name, the University of Education, Winneba Business Association Students (UEWABS).