The Universities and Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 empowered MUBS with the following Policy and administrative structures;

Policy Making Organs

The School Council is the supreme policy making organ of the School. Policy making is implemented through committees with the following standing committees; Appointments Board, Finance, Planning and General Purposes, Establishment, Administrative &Staff Affair’s and Student’s Affairs Committee.

The School Academic Board is the top organ for monitoring, control and evaluation of academic affairs and has the following committees; Higher Degrees, Faculty Boards, Departmental Boards, Irregularities Committee, Course Review committee and Diploma Examiners Board.

Management implements Council and Academic Board decisions also through a system of committees.

Administrative Organs

These organs of the School are managed through the following Committees; Management, Staff Loans & Welfare, Development, Staff Disciplinary, Departmental, Contracts, Interviewing and Students Guild.

MUBS Leadership & Governance

The MUBS leadership and governance support the mission of the School. They are responsible for the strategic vision of the Institution.

The MUBS Principal

Prof. Moses Muhwezi (PhD) , is the 2nd Principal in the 22 year history of Makerere University Business School. He holds a PhD in Public Procurement from the University of Twente, The Netherlands; a Master of Philosophy in Public Procurement, Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands; an MBA in Accounting and Finance, Makerere University; a degree in BCOM (Accounting), Makerere University, among other qualifications.

He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS), the Institute of Public Procurement Professionals in Uganda (IPPU), the Dutch Procurement Association, the Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Group (IMP), the Technical Committee of Procurement Experts COMESA States and a former Vice Chairperson, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, Uganda Chapter.

A leader with a humble background and with a determination to study and excel, Prof Moses Muhwezi has grown through the ranks at the University. He has also previously worked as Dean Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business Administration.

Council Secretariat

The Council Secretariat supports the good governance and management of the university. It does this by providing executive advice on implementation of best practice in corporate governance and provision of value-for-money administrative and infrastructural support services for a highly-motivated staff to the University Council and its committees, the Principal, Management and the Council Chair .It provides administrative support on key matters related to governance.