Welcome to SCHOOL OF BUSINESS EDUCATION
School of Business Education, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze took off in 1989 at the temporary site of the College with two departments namely: Accounting Education and Secretarial Studies with a population of Forty Eight (48) students, all of who came in through JAMB. It had ten (10) teaching staff and four (4) non-teaching staff. Ever since then the students’ population has continued to increase year after year.
The second batch of students came in through Pre-NCE and JAMB. There was also an increase in the number of teaching staff which grew to fourteen (14) then. The School of Business Education moved to the permanent site of the College at the beginning of the year 2004 with staff strength of eighteen (18) lecturers and nine (9) non-teaching staff. The students’ population rose to six hundred and fifty (650). The Pre-NCE was departmentalized for the first time in the 2002/2003 Academic session. In the 2011/2012 Academic session, the College in affiliation with Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka started offering degree programmes. The School of Business Education started running its degree programme same year in three options namely: Accounting Education, Commerce/Cooperative Education and Secretarial Technology Education. School of Business Education has graduated two (2) sets of students in Bachelor’s Degree in the years 2014 and 2015 respectively.
The introduction of degree programme in addition to the NCE programme led to tremendous increase in staff and students strength. School of Business Education has been headed by the following Directors later renamed Deans.
-Azubike Njoku – 1989 – 1990
– Director Oduh J. O. – 1990 – 1991
– Ag. Director Okonkwo Winifred – 1991 – 1995
– Director Okoye Ngozi E. – 1995 – 1998
– Dean Okoye Ngozi E . – 1999 – 2000
– Dean Enwere E. C. – 2000 – 2002
– Dean Okoye Ngozi E. – 2003 – 2005
– Dean Dr. Asoegwu M. N. N. – 2005 – 2006
– Dean Dr. Ugwuogo C. C. – 2007 – 2011
– Dean Dr. Asoegwu M. N. N. – 2011 – 2012
– Dean Dr. Ugwuogo C. C. – 2012 – 2013 – Dean Dr. Uzo-Okonkwo N. H. – 2013 – 2015
– Dean Dr. Okechukwu G. C. – 2015 – Date
The School serves as a catalyst towards creating a centre of academic excellence in research, science and technology education for the much desired technological advancement of Nigeria. To provide a world class education that ensures success for students across centuries
To run comprehensive educational programmes that will help in the achievement of excellence in skills and competencies acquisition in business education at NCE, Sub-Degree and Degree Levels. To equip students with educational opportunities necessary to attain their professional and career growth.