:::::Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST)
Wednesday 22nd of February 2017
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WHAT   MUST CONSULTANCY BUREAU (MCB) IS ALL ABOUT? 
MUST Consultancy Bureau (MCB) was established in November, 2007 with the aim of coordinating the use of expertise and other resources to contribute effectively to the industrial and Socio-economic development of Tanzania. Emphasis is placed on providing complete, comprehensive and integrated consultancy services. MCB further aims at promoting effective entrepreneurship and use of appropriate technology that meets national and international needs and standards through skills and practical oriented training and consultancy.
Apart from offering education and training, the University is aims at promoting staff and student’s innovativeness, initiative and readiness in their fields of specialization and study. It also aims at carrying out applied research and consultancy as part of the realization of its Mission and Vision.
The MUST Consultancy Bureau draws its human resources from the University’s internal pool of highly qualified and experienced academic and technical staff. MCB provides a variety of consultancy services for a cross – section of building and other projects from inception to completion. University experts work together on demanding and challenging problems, producing   results with evidence of a broad spectrum of experience and knowledge.  MCB is able to pool the best expertise for any given assignment.
WHAT AREA OF CONSULTANCY IS GIVEN A TOP PRIORITY?
MCB is structured to provide comprehensive and integrated Services. The services embrace most aspects of :-

  1. Construction which include:-
    • Buildings
    • Roads and Bridges
    • Irrigations Schemes
  2. Geotechnical Investigations & Material Testing
  3. Hydropower
  4. Business Plans

The Bureau provides support throughout the project development circle covering: project concept, planning and evaluation of resources, Feasibility studies, project supervision and overall management, technical support and training.
TARGET MARKET OF THE BUREAU?
Targeted markets of MUST Consultancy Bureau (MCB) are:

    1. Government Agencies like Local Governments and Government Ministries
    2. Non Governmental Organisations
    3. International Agencies
    4. Private Companies
    5. Individuals

IS THE BUREAU RUN INDEPENDENTLY OR DOES IT RELY FINANCIALLY ON THE UNIVERSITY?
MUST Consultancy Bureau is run independently; it does rely financially on the University. Efficient organization and administration of the consultancy activities has a vital role in the perception of quality by the clients. The role of the University’s Management is to ensure efficiency in MCB and to audit quality so as to establish a high reputation for the delivery of consultancy services.
WHAT ARE THE BUREAU’S PRIORITIES?
MCB priorities can be easily observed from its mission, vision and objectives and which are as follows:-
Vision
To become the most recognized professional service provider by delivering high quality and excellent consultancy services in Science, Technology and Management locally and globally.
Mission
To provide high quality consultancy services particularly in Science, Technology and Management through:-

          • Cultivating a conducive environment for attracting consultancy projects
          • Coordinating consultancy projects across the University
          • Meeting societal challenges through transferring appropriate technologies