Welcome to the Department of Marketing, Procurement and Supply Management. The Department is one among the five departments in the Faculty of Business and Information Sciences (FBIS). Since its establishment, the Department has become a source of qualified, skilled and resourceful marketing as well as procurement graduates. Equipped with competent and renowned Lecturers the department has done a number of research projects and consultancy projects relating to marketing and public procurement. Currently the department has 16 members of academic staff constituting one professor, two senior lecturers, 10 lecturers and three assistant lecturers. Plans are underway to recruit more members of staff in order to increase the workforce and efficiency.
The Department is continually striving to excel in teaching, research and consultancy which are going to be achieved through focusing at staff training so as to acquire the highest academic qualifications, seeking and executing research projects, undertaking consultancy projects as well as cooperating with other national and international institutions and associations both academic and non-academic. The farfetched goal is to become the best provider of marketing education and procurement education as well in the country and thereby producing graduates with competence paramount for solving society problems and contribute towards building the nation’s economy and the world at large.
The Department is one of the five departments under the Faculty of Business and Information Sciences. It is one of the first departments established during the transformation of the then Co-operative College Moshi to Moshi University College of Co-operative and Business Studies (MUCCoBS) in 2004 which later following institutional transformation was upgraded to a full-fledged University (Moshi Co-operative University) in 2014. The Department has two units (Marketing and Procurement) and is mandated with teaching, research and consultancy relating to marketing and procurement management. Currently, the Department runs two undergraduate degree programs namely the Bachelor of Arts in Procurement and Supply Management (BA-PSM) and Bachelor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship (BA-ME). Also, the Department runs one master programme namely Master of Arts in Procurement and Supply Management. Through running these programs the Department has enables the University to receive a number of awards overtime from the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board (PSPTB). The awards were provided to recognise the outstanding performance of BA-PSM and MA-PSM Graduates in the professional examinations offered by PSPTB.
The Department has students in the First, Second and Third year the undergraduate programs (Bachelor of Arts in Procurement and Supply Management and Bachelor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship) as well as First and Second Year students in the postgraduate program (Master of Arts in Procurement and Supply Management). Our alumni include all students who pursued and graduated Bachelor of Arts in Procurement and Supply Management since 2008; Bachelor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship since 2013; and Master of Arts in Procurement and Supply Management since 2014. Most importantly, some of the alumni are working at the University as Academic Staff and Administrative Staff as well.