School of Business

The School Of Business Studies

The School of Business Studies aims at equipping students with critical and state of the art managerial skills, Including leadership, sound judgment, entrepreneurship, ethical business decision-making, and sharp analytical thinking. The School also aims at upgrading the knowledge and skills of established managers in government and industry.

The School of business Studies offers a number of degree programmes which include
Bachelors, Masters and PhD programmes. The Programmes are offered on full-time and open and distance learning.
you will find a detailed outline of our degree programmes below link.


Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) Degree Programme offered by the Zambian Open University was in January, 2020 accredited by the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA). In this regard ACCA members will be offered Exemptions in order to obtain a Degree in Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) offered by ZAOU. ACCA Members/Students are encouraged to take this opportunity of a lifetime

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants a leading international accountancy body. The ACCA qualification is recognised and is treated in other countries as being equivalent to their local qualification.

The ACCA qualification proves to employers that you have ability in all aspects of business.
It is the largest and fastest growing qualification in the world, with over 500,000 members and students in 170 countries

Dr Chungu Mwila, PhD – Dean of School.
Dr Chungu Mwila is a specialist in trade and development with
extensive experience in the trade sector. He worked at COMESA for a
number of years. He is formerly a lecturer at the University Of Zambia.

Mr Leonard Mayaka is a specialist in Business, Accounting and relations and has been
a lecturer at ZAOU for a number of years