Dr. Girma Tadesse

Dean, Colleges of Business and Economics
Assistance professor in Management



+251 33311 5225

P.O.Box: 1145, Ethiopia, Dessie.


Background of Colleges of Business and Economics:

College of Business and Economics (CBE) was originally founded in 2007 G.C. being a main element of wollo university since its inception as faculty of business and economics. College Business and Economics currently provides an HERQA accredited curriculum in five undergraduate programs in regular, extension, summer and distance streams; Accounting and finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Cooperative. Department of Accounting and Finance has one graduate program; MSc in Accounting and finance. Economics department has three graduate programs; MSc in development economics, MSc in Natural resource and Environmental Economics and MA Economics. Management has two graduate programs; MBA and MA in project management. Marketing department has one graduate program; MA in marketing management. Cooperative department has also two graduate programs; MSc in cooperative Accounting and Auditing and MA in cooperative business Management.

In alignment with Wollo University’s Strategic Plan, College of Business and Economics provides real world, business development experiences in our undergraduate curriculum. We aspire to prepare our students for a norm where business learning is impacting their lives faster than ever before and where business development will be the key to our students’ success. Our students leave with the knowledge of theory and practical experience needed to succeed.

Our college of Business and Economics is proud to offer our undergraduate and graduate students the education of a lifetime.


College of Business and Economics envisions to be one of the top five Business and Economics Colleges in terms of outstanding quality education, research, Technology transfer, and community services in Ethiopia by 2017 E.C/ 2025 G.C.


The missions of the college are designed in line with the wider university missions. Provide quality higher education at all levels through regular, extension, distance and continuing education modes so as to produce competent professionals who can support the development endeavor of the country; Produce competent entrepreneurs who could contribute to the technology transfer endeavors of the country; Undertake researches that help to solve the socio-economic problems of the country and that can also add new values and knowledge to the society; Render consultancy and short-term training services to businesses, government, and non-government organizations to help them accomplish their objectives; Render various community services to fulfil social responsibilities expected of it as an academic institution

List of Departments Under Business and Economics College: