University of Dar es Salaam Business School (UDBS) is located at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) main campus, about 13 km from the City Centre. UDBS came into existence in 2008 as a result of the transformation of the then Faculty of Commerce and Management (FCM) which was established in 1979. Measured by the strength of its staff in teaching, research and consultancy; plus the breadth and quality of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and extensive training and consultancy
programs in business, entrepreneurship and management, UDBS is one of the leading institutions in business and management research, teaching and consultancy in the Sub-Saharan region.The UDBS manages four approved teaching and research departments (Accounting, Finance, General Management and Marketing), one centre, the University of Dar es Salaam Entrepreneurship Centre (UDEC). Also houses the Institute of Insurance and Risk Management, and the Career Advice Placement and Practical Training Bureau (CAPPT).
UDBS seeks to become a world class business school that is responsive to national, regional and global socio-economic developmental needs through innovation, knowledge creation and application
UDBS’s mission is to provide quality business and management training, research and advisory services for the development of Tanzania and the rest of the world. UDBS will be engaged in a continuous pursuit of excellence in knowledge development, production of responsible graduates and service to the community. In line with obtaining socio-economic development, the key thrust of the UDBS is to offer programs whose graduates are more entrepreneurial, hence job creators rather than job seekers.