Uganda Management Institute | UMI

Uganda Management Institute | UMI is a government- owned national center for training, research and consultancy in the field of management and administration in Uganda. It is one of the eight public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country.

Uganda Management Institute | UMI is located on the Kampala-Jinja Highway, 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the central business district, in Kampala, Uganda’s largest city and capital. As of April 2009, Uganda Management Institute has the following departments: • Department of Information Technology • Department of Finance and Management • Department of Human Resource Management • Department of Management • Department of Higher Degree Programs • Department of Library Studies and Documentation • Department of Research and Consultancy Services • Global Distance Learning Center – UMI is a host to the Global Distance Learning Center (GDLC) of the World Bank.

Uganda Management Institute | UMI maintains an outreach center in the western Ugandan city of Mbarara, 160 miles (260 km) west of Kampala. The Center is located in the Mbarara District Administration Building at Kamukuzi, Mbarara and offers various short courses and postgraduate diploma programs. Using state-of-the-art pedagogical technology, the Center is linked to the main UMI campus, in Kampala via a virtual face-to-face video conferencing facility that complements well with the programe delivery methods. In 2008, UMI established an outreach center in the Northern Ugandan city of Gulu.