The Planning Directorate caters for the broad strategic direction of the University and holds oversight over drafting and reviews of the â€œStrategic Planâ€ of the University, including establishing and monitoring the priorities for teaching, research, and service in the University. The Planning Directorate is involved in systematic critical thinking processes about ways and means of charting the Universityâ€™s course of development by deciding the most appropriate course of actions for achievement of pre-determined long term, medium term and immediate goals and objectives for the achievement of the Universityâ€™s vision and mission.
The mandate of Planning and Development Directorate is to;
The Directorate of Planning and Development was established in August, 2019 to replace the Planning Unit which had existed since 2008, in order to strengthen strategic planning in the University.
Staffing-Planning and Development
Gregory Tweheyo is the Deputy Director, Planning and Development. He holds a Masters in Economic, Policy and Planning, BSc in Quantitative Economics, Certificate in Negotiation for Financial Transactions and Certificate in Intensive Negotiation skills.
Gregory Tweheyo started his career in sales planning with Century Bottling Company in 2006. Since that auspicious introduction to planning Gregory spent three years in Mbarara District Planning Unit as District Statistician. He then had a stint at Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipal Council as Senior Planner and in 2013 joined Busitema University as Senior Planner. He served as part time Lecturer at Bishop Stuart University-Mbarara, as an Associate Consultant with Uganda Management Institute and a Consultant with GAN Consults Limited all on part time basis.
During 14 years of practice as a professional Strategist, both in the private sector and government, he has been involved in a vast array of development applications. These have ranged in complexity from relatively straight forward reconfigurations to highly complex application for strategic plans.