Vision, Mission and Core Values

Our Vision

To be a centre of excellence for technological and entrepreneural development.

Our Mission

To create a favourable environment for teaching, research, skills development and entrepreneurship training in Engineering, Science, Technology, Applied Social Sciences for industrial and societal development in GHana, Africa and beyond.

Core Values

Kumasi Technical University cherishes and upholds five core values which are deemed as central and basic to the institution’s life and activities and influence all persons who work or pass through this institution. The core values of the University govern the operations and conduct of Management and staff as well as their relationships with the society at large.

The core values which the members of the University cherish and uphold and therefore seek to build in all those who work or pass through the institution are:

i) Integrity
The University believes in integrity, which encompasses moral uprightness, honesty, reliability, and credibility. It has to do with self-control and discipline.

ii) Pace-Setting
The University is committed to setting the pace for others to follow. This calls for competence, hard-work, sacrifice, diligence and conscientiousness. It involvesstriving to achieve excellence by continuously improving and innovating for the best possible outcomes. It calls for commitment and perseverance in the face of daunting hurdles.

iii) Good Stewardship
The institution believes in harnessing resources (physical, spiritual, intellectual and financial) and talents which will be dedicated to the efficient and effective use of same to achieve maximum results for all. In this vein, time is considered a valued resource. Accordingly, we uphold punctuality at work and studies.
Therefore, lateness to work, lectures, meetings and other functions and events is not tolerated.

iv) Leadership by Example
The University considers leadership by example as crucial in enhancing teaching and learning and for the proper conduct of its members. Staff are, therefore, to display maturity in their lifestyle and serve as models for our students in particular and the public at large.

v) Institutional Patriotism
Members are to project and market the positive image of the institution in all spheres of life. This calls for loyalty. This reinforces the noble idea that ‘the well-being of the institution is the well being of all’.