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Over 100 UBTEB Academic Registrars Trained at KIU in a Three Days Workshop


KIU, Main Campus - From June 4th - 6th, 2024, Kampala International University (KIU)  hosted a three(3) day ICT Training that had over 100 Academic Registrars of various institutions under the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB). These registrars were from the Central Region in Uganda.

The registrars were trained by UBTEB facilitators - Mr. Banura Pascal, Mrs Lindah N. Kabugo and Ms. Linah Claire Agaba. The training conducted at ICT Lab 4, Main Campus set the purpose of the ICT training was to equip the academic registrars with the new amended changes to the Examination Information Management System (EIMS). This enables them to understand the requirements and instructions for registration of UBTEB candidates for both Certificate and Diploma award courses in Business, Technical, and Vocational/Specialized Education. 

The EIMS is a system used by UBTEB in the registration of candidates'  Bio-Data and other academic documents towards examination purposes for its accredited centres in Uganda. 

The training is in line with the goal of UBTEB to conduct competency-based assessments and examinations for the forthcoming sessions in July and December 2024.

According to Ms Lydia Agasha Mugizi, the Coordinator of Certificate Programmes at KIU, "We [KIU] have been accredited in February 2024 with BTV115 as centre number. Over the years, we have graduated more than 250 students from the 8 accredited UBTEB courses under Business and Humanities", she said.

"The University Certificate Programmes are focused on training young people in a bid to participate in the Board's innovations including  computerization of several operations as it conducts Competence-Based Assessment (CBA) and examinations and other specialized training", she concluded 

KIU offers the following Certificate programmes - 

  • National Certificate in Business Administration
  • National Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management
  • National Certificate in Secretarial and Office Management
  • National Certificate in Public Administration and Management 
  • National Certificate in Guidance and Counselling 
  • National Certificate in Journalism and Media Studies
  • National Certificate in Information and Communication Technology
  • National Certificate in Computer Repairs and Maintenance 
  • National Certificate in Library and Information Science

Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) is mandated by the Act of Parliament of Uganda to streamline, regulate, coordinate, and conduct credible national examinations and award Certificates and Diplomas in the Business, Technical, and Vocational/ specialized education or training in Uganda. They are the largest specialized and only recognized Technical, Business, vocational, and specialized awarding body in Uganda currently examining 170 nationally accredited/approved programs and trusted by 615 accredited examination centres spread all over the Country.