Business Schools

There are many business schools operating in South Africa today. These educational institutions specialise in business and management training. They generally offer accredited post graduate learning programmes. Professionals can obtain business related degrees by studying at a recognized institution.

UCT Graduate School of Business - GSB Milpark Business School
GIBS Business School UNISA School of Business Leadership
University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) IMM Graduate School

All evidence points to creativity as being a critical skill needed to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution, says Professor Elaine Rumboll, founder of the Creative Leadership consultancy and founder and convenor of the Business Acumen for Artists (BAA) course at the UCT Graduate School of Business.

Many excellent and highly-qualified employees are promoted to managerial positions only to find themselves struggling – and failing – in the new position of leadership. Fortunately, it is never too late to become a good boss.

An MBA remains one of the most sought after and effective business degrees on the market. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which issues regular research reports on how graduates from business schools rate their experience during and after their studies,

GMAC Sangeet Chowfla and Peter Tufano

International business schools association, GMAC is certain that African students are going to be playing a much bigger role in business education globally.

Often pitted against each other, big business and local communities have more to gain by working together than working at cross purposes - especially in vulnerable economies.

A total of 27 scholarships are being awarded to candidates that meet the requirements of its MBA, Post Graduate Diploma in Management Practice (PGDip) and Advanced Certificate in Management Practice (ACMP) programmes.

The UCT Graduate School of Business is hosting this year’s MBA World Summit, an event that harnesses the collective thinking power of the top 100 MBA students from high-ranking international business schools and is being held for the first time on African soil.

The business educational development of Northern Nigeria took a new turn at the weekend when the renowned businessman, Aliko DANGOTE donated a N1.2 billion ultra-modern business school edifice to the Bayero University, Kano, (BUK), first of such in the northern part of the country. 

A PDBA for undergraduates and MPhil in International Business to meet industry growing demands.

In July last year the University of Johannesburg (UJ) opened the doors to a cutting edge initiative that is on trend with global educational trends; the formation of the College of Business and Economics (CBE).

South Africans have loads of potential but they need to change their focus from making money to building a nation says Dean of Henley Business School, Jon Foster-Pedley.

Continuous learning is essential and yet is lacking in South African organisations.

The University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) has just been re-accredited by two international accreditation agencies – the USA-based Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (ACCSB) and the UK-based Association of MBAs (AMBA).

University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has been selected as one of the 38 global business schools that will be part of the United Nations Global Compact and Principles for Responsible Management Education.

Global retailer H&M may need to take a look at its human resources strategy and in particular at staff awareness and insight into diversity and intercultural competence says business school professor.

Access to financial services hold the key to unlock economic development and growth in South Africa and emerging markets, says Commissioner Nthabiseng Moleko

Relevance; flexibility; tailored solutions; and flexible funding: these are some key drivers that make the Milpark Business School’s (MBS) Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification the number one MBA in the higher education private sector (as ranked by in its latest survey on Accredited Business Schools offering this degree in South Africa).

The UCT GSB has been re-awarded the highly-regarded Association of MBAs (AMBA) accreditation for the next five years.

The UCT Graduate School of Business has published a collection of quality teaching case studies that are set to help business school students across the world get to grips with the social and economic realities of doing business in Africa.

Pinkie Luswazi, 53, has turned her passion for design from a very young age into a thriving business in Mandalay, Cape Town and her company, Luspin Production designs, produces original lively street-style and formal ware as well as décor items with a twist of Africa in the fabric and design.

The quality of Africa’s knowledge economy has a direct impact on the development of its human capital.

The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has once again scooped top honours as Africa’s preeminent business school in the annual Executive MBA (EMBA) Ranking conducted by the UK Financial Times (FT).

The IMM Graduate School is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Dalein van Zyl as Chief Executive Officer of Professional Learning Group (PLG), which includes the IMM Graduate School in SA, as well as Oxford College of Marketing in the UK as of 1 September 2017.

Entrepreneurs and small business owners that have set up and are running green businesses are invited to take part in a 10-month scholarship opportunity at one of South Africa’s top business schools.

Milpark Education is proud to announce that it has been awarded accreditation as a training provider on the internationally recognised Association of Accounting Technicians South Africa (AAT SA) qualifications


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