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James Hope Business School says it has hosted a delegation from the National Universities Commission (NUC) on a resource verification exercise, as it prepares for the start of its Executive MBA programme in January 2024.

The school, founded by business tycoon Jim Ovia, said this in a statement.

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Paul Vita, vice chancellor of James Hope University, along with Uzoma Achugamonu, the registrar; and Olu Akinkugbe, the dean of James Hope Business School, welcomed the delegation comprising Esther Mmeka, Uduak Mbong, and Jolaoso Motunrayo.

Vita thanked the NUC for setting a standard and assured them of James Hope Business School’s commitment to upholding the NUC standards.

The statement said thr team lead of the NUC delegation, Mmeka, shared the views and expectations of the NUC. She said the purpose of their visit was to foster a formidable relationship between the NUC and James Hope Business School, and to give suggestions on ways the business school can improve the quality of its resources and programmes. She applauded the management of James Hope Business School for their hospitality, warm reception and readiness towards the exercise, according to the statement.

It said: “The NUC team were given a tour of the campus, reviewing the Business School’s classrooms, faculty offices, library, proposed innovation hub and entrepreneurial centre with the director’s office, and other physical and human resources such as personnel records, MBA programme and Postgraduate School handbooks and other policy manuals.

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“The NUC team also proffered recommendations where necessary. James Hope Business School looks forward to a continued partnership with the NUC.”