Master in Business Administration in Leadership in Africa

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MBA Leadership

A master of business administration, known as an MBA, is a graduate degree awarded to those who complete a program focusing on business management. Finance, accounting, human resources, and other business-related topics are focused on.

An MBA Leadership is a master’s program for students and professionals who want to manage and lead employees. Programs may focus on topics such as employee motivation, management skills, team organization, and productivity issue troubleshooting.

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MBA - Master's in Business Administration

UNICAF University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2017 Cyprus Larnaca Malawi Lilongwe + 3 more

For every business oriented student or professional a Masters in Business Administration is the gateway to success. UNICAF University top-class MBA prepares its graduates for the very demanding world of business and provides an excellent opportunity for ambitious business students or working professionals to enhance their career. Further it is ideal for people wishing to start their own business while it offers excellent prospects for future employment. [+]

Business Studies in Leadership in Africa 2017. MBA - Master's in Business Administration For every business oriented student or professional a Masters in Business Administration is the gateway to success. UNICAF University top-class MBA prepares its graduates for the very demanding world of business and provides an excellent opportunity for ambitious business students or working professionals to enhance their career. Further it is ideal for people wishing to start their own business while it offers excellent prospects for future employment. A key target is to blend and interrelates business theories with practical aspects. This allows UNICAF MBA students to get an insight and understanding of real world complexities. Highly demanded skills such as leadership, innovation, organization, analytical, creativity and team working skills are developed through the course and allow students to further enhance their capabilities. Throughout the Masters degree key business aspects will be taught, including strategic and financial management, leadership, professional development, business and research methods. Duration: 18-24 months. Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning Entry Requirements: Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID PathWay Finance and Strategic Management - MBA710 Theories of management - MBA712 Professional Development - MBA713 Business Methods and Procedures - MBA714 20 Research Practices - MBA715 Supply Chains and Logistics - MBA716 Strategic Development - MBA717 Strategic Leadership and Practice - MBA718 Dissertation - MBA711 Scholarships UNICAF University is in partnership with the UNICAF Scholarship programme which is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available. The programme supports students that are domiciled in Africa and provides opportunities for studies towards the programmes offered by UNICAF University at a fraction of the cost. UNICAF already offered US$ 35 million worth of scholarships to African students which enabled them to study towards internationally recognised qualifications. The primary objective of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme is to make education affordable for students from Africa and to provide opportunities for them to pursue advanced academic studies and to earn internationally recognised qualifications. Supported programmes have a strong professional and vocational focus delivered with an international perspective to ensure that students are prepared for work in the global marketplace and receive a return on their education investment. [-]

MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 36 months August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Our aim is to develop directors and high-potential managers into outstanding leaders in their own specialist business fields. The programme is valuable for those in the private, public and voluntary sectors. [+]

Why this course? The MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies has been developed by Strathclyde Business School (SBS) and the Leadership Trust Foundation (LTF). Our aim is to develop directors and high-potential managers into outstanding leaders in their own specialist business fields. The programme is valuable for those in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Good leadership skills are essential for directors and senior managers to run their businesses effectively. With the challenges of the 21st century, these skills are now even more in demand. Specialist features The course structure combines an understanding of business functions, strategy and strategic thinking with an understanding of the leadership process and the practical development of leadership skills. You’ll enhance your self-awareness, self-control and self-confidence through personal experience of practical leadership and teamwork situations. We provide you with an innovative range of learning approaches to suit your own circumstances and you’ll gain a unique mix of practical leadership skills from one of Europe’s foremost leadership development organisations. We offer the academic depth and rigour expected of a top university business school. Benefits of the MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies For you You’ll gain a better understanding of yourself and how others perceive you in your leadership role. Exposed to key business management and leadership theories and practices, you'll have an unparalleled opportunity to develop your strategic and behavioural leadership skills. You’ll gain a greater understanding of business management and will be able to lead your people more effectively, and will have the opportunity for networking through an outstanding international alumni network. We have thousands of members worldwide, many of whom have reached the highest positions in their fields. For your organisation By supporting your directors or managers on the MBA in Leadership programme, you'll be helping determine the long-term success of your organisation. A survey conducted by an independent consultancy on behalf of The Leadership Trust Foundation found that strong leadership qualities are the most important factor for achieving optimum performance at board and senior management levels. Flexible study routes The MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies can be taken as part of the Flexible Learning route. It’s designed to fit with your demanding work responsibilities. Usually, you'll take the course part-time on a modular basis over three years but it can also be taken from between two years and six years. Based on the core curriculum of the Strathclyde MBA, the programme uses a combination of formal courses, self-study through supported distance learning, practical training and project work. Accreditation Less than 1% of business schools in the world hold "triple accreditation", and Strathclyde is one of them. The three international accrediting bodies are: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business The European Quality Improvement System The Association of MBAs To gain accreditation by one of these bodies is an achievement in itself. To gain accreditation by all three bodies is a truly outstanding accomplishment and one we're proud of. Association of Masters of Business Administration (AMBA) You’re eligible to join AMBA after enrolment on an MBA course. Entry requirements Our selection process is designed to identify talented professionals from a wide range of academic, business and cultural backgrounds. While there are formal requirements for entry listed below, we take into consideration: your potential your interpersonal and team working qualities the range and nature of your managerial experience In order to assess these skills we ask you to complete a number of essays outlining your experience and aspirations alongside references supporting your work experience and academic record. We may ask you to undertake a formal interview to discuss your achievements and aspirations. We would encourage you to visit the school or centre you’re applying to and to ask as many questions as you need to clarify your decision. Qualifications & experience For entry to the MBA with a specialism in leadership studies programme you must: hold a degree from a UK university, or equivalent academic qualification from a comparable non-UK institution. If you studied for your undergraduate degree at a non-UK institution we will need a copy of your degree transcript. Professional qualifications will also be considered. be at least 28 years of age. have a minimum of three years' full-time postgraduate experience where the management of people and resources has played a significant role. Admissions testing Although the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is not a standard requirement of our admissions process, strong verbal reasoning and numerical abilities are critical for the MBA and we may ask you to undertake such a test. Competence in English The MBA programme is highly interactive and requires a high level of competence in English speaking, writing, reading and understanding. A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS is required for applicants whose first language is not English. We may consider applicants who fall slightly below these standards if they're willing to undertake pre-sessional study. Computer competence In order to undertake the Diploma/MBA you need to be competent in word processing, the use of spreadsheets and in report writing. The application process Completed application forms are considered by the Admissions Committee as they're received. You’re encouraged to submit your application form and all the supporting documentation as soon as possible. Once all the details are with us you should receive a decision within three or four weeks of application. Exemptions If you've undertaken courses at The Leadership Trust Foundation that are common to the MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies programme within the past three years, you may be granted exemptions provided you fulfil the course requirements for written assignments. If you have completed a Strathclyde Diploma in Business, DMS, CNAA Diploma in Management Studies or a CIMO or Open University qualification, you may also be eligible for exemptions. If you've completed the Strathclyde MSc in Business and Management (MBM), you may upgrade to the MBA with a specialism in Leadership Studies. Applications for exemptions, which carry fee reductions, will be considered on an individual basis and the final decision will rest with the Exemptions Committee. Careers We recognise that career development is one of the main reasons why people invest in an MBA. The MBA job market offers plenty of global opportunity but can be complex and challenging. That's why we also offer a dedicated careers service for MBA students. You'll get career planning and skills development as well as unlimited access to personal advice and coaching. Our careers service is delivered in-house and by a team of top consultants. We work with you to complement your own proactive job search efforts too. We help you use your own career background and strengths to progress to your next career move. You’ll gain the understanding and tools to develop your personal, strategic career plan, as well as the self-marketing and communication skills to make effective applications and impress at interview. You’ll have the knowledge of the global job market and a range of contacts to make it work for you. Career & Professional Development Programme Our professional development programme is delivered in four modules throughout the year. Each is a week long and they're held in October, November, January and February. The programme includes: CPD 1 Introduction to strategic career planning and how to get the job you want Creating a personal profile (to be published on our profile site) Presentation skills workshop Networking skills, including social media The Glasgow Challenge CPD 2 Personal skills audit Setting career development goals Self-branding/self-presentation (CVs, cover letters and applications) Supporting resources CPD 3 Company visits and industry presentations, including alumni The Scottish MBA Careers Event CPD 4 Practical interview and assessment centre sessions Throughout the year, there will be additional workshops, master classes and company presentations. Dedicated careers resources You’ll have access to a library of MBA-specific information and resources through our Careers Portal. This offers: company and market information, both UK and global vacancies all over the world links to top MBA sites Where are they now?* MBA graduates' job titles include: Audit Manager Business Consultant Business Development Manager Change Project Manager Chief Executive Director Head of Operations Managing Consultant Operation Manager Quality Manager Senior Accounting Manager Quality Manager Regional Finance Manager Employers include: Cisco Deloitte EDF Enegery Glasgow City Council HSBC KPMG NHS Scottish Power Renewable Thermo Fisher Scientific Vets Now *Based on the results of the national Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (2014/15 and 2013/14). [-]

MBA - University of Wolverhampton, UK

Westford School of Management
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year Open Enrollment Singapore Singapore Online Saudi Arabia Riyadh Oman Oman Online United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi AL Ain Jeddah + 10 more

*More than 100 students passed out from Westford in 2016 *MBA from world class University in One Year without breaking your career *International study trip with Industry visits, management Seminars, military style boot camp, sight-seeing, real life case studies and group activities *Experiential learning, where our students put into practice everything they learn *Robust learning management system containing study materials, case studies, HD-quality video lectures *University of Wolverhampton Alumni Status *Option to attend University Convocation in UK *On-line Library Access *Our Students speak https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F3LYFMXvKw​ *Our 2015 convocation pictures https://business.facebook.com/WestfordBusinessSchool/posts/970474046329347​ [+]

Business Studies in Leadership in Africa 2017. MBA - University of Wolverhampton, UK Why Westford MBA One Programme, Two Qualifications, Three Countries and tons of experience.. MBA from world class University in One Year without breaking your career International study trip with Industry visits, management Seminars, military style boot camp, sight-seeing, real life case studies and group activities Experiential learning, where our students put into practice everything they learn Robust learning management system containing study materials, case studies, HD-quality video lectures University of Wolverhampton Alumni Status Option to attend University Convocation in UK On-line Library Access Our Students speak https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F3LYFMXvKw You will study tools and techniques that will help you develop and manage products and services that will be competitive internationally. As an ambitious and driven student, you will bring to the programme your work experience. This might be from a functional role, for example in marketing or HRM, or a profession such as law or accounting. In either case, you will have a considerable depth of experience in one specific area. This MBA will help you to gain a broader understanding of business by exposing you to key aspects of it and showing you how it all fits together. Conversely, you might have had a more varied role, perhaps in running a small business, where you have some understanding over a range of business activities, but need help in developing your existing business knowledge further. In both cases this MBA will update your management toolkit and give you a broader stronger profile to enhance your career. Aiming to give our students the knowledge they need for the career they want, we maintain strong links with the business world and offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses which provide the experience and practical skills that employers value. Our graduates become digitally literate, knowledgeable and enterprising and have a global outlook on life. About the University The roots of the University of Wolverhampton lie in the 19th century. The University of Wolverhampton is a dynamic, innovative and business focused university in the Centre of England. With over 23,000 students from 100 different countries - including around 2,500 overseas students - our students become part of a learning community that promotes knowledge, innovation and enterprise. With 150 years of pioneering education for all, the University is now a global provider of entrepreneurial education. The University has areas of research ranked among the best in the world. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) ranked eight of 11 areas of research as world-leading. The University of Wolverhampton performs a vital role in the delivery of high quality education and training in the UK and the wider global community. With 150 years of experience, we aim to support and transform the lives of those who engage with us through knowledge, innovation and enterprise. The University has around 2,500 overseas students studying with us in the UK, with many more benefiting from our transnational education. Our internationally important research focuses on aspects of life that affect us all. UK and global businesses come to us because we provide them with solutions that tackle the complexities of the international workplace and help them to sustain their future. The pool of eminent personalities who have been honored doctorate from University of Wolverhampton includes Sri. Pranab Mukharjee (President of India), His Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Deputy Prime Minister of UAE), Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (Former President of India), Sri. Arun Jaitley (Opposition Leader, Rajya Sabha - India), Sri. N. Ram (Chief Editor - The Hindu, English Daily) and Mr. Frew McMillan (Five time Wimbledon Champion – South Africa) etc. Key Facts Qualification: MBA Duration: 1 year [full-time, part-time and online] Delivery Format :Modular Intake : Rolling Intake Onsite Campus : Onsite at Sharjah, Dubai, Abudhabi, RAK, Fujairah, Doha, Lebanon/li> Online : Available Admission Entry Requirements Bachelors Degree in any discipline Two years work experience preferably in managerial/supervisory level Candidates without graduation will be considered based on minimum 5 years of supervisory/managerial level work experience Age - 23 years and above Admission to the course is subject to the terms and conditions of Westford School of management and university / awarding bodies. Program Structure This MBA is a comprehensive, industry-relevant degree program designed to take your career to the next level. This MBA program is structured to encapsulate the needs of modern day global business, a fine blend of academic excellence and professional skills helping you to gain exemplary skill sets and the means to excel in strategic level positions. This MBA structure consists of 2 parts and includes 10 core modules and a final dissertation, modules listed below: PART 1 International Human Resource Management International Marketing Management Strategic Change Management Operations Management Upon Completion of Part-1, the successful students will receive Level 7 Executive Diploma in International Business Management, awarded by PEARSON Assured UK. PART 2 Accounting and Financial Management Strategic Management Dissertation Upon completion of Part -2, the successful students will be awarded Master of Business Administration by University of Wolverhampton. The university is accredited by UK government, well reputed and recognised worldwide. 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MSc in Leadership

University of Professional Studies - Accra (UPSA)
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Ghana Accra

The Master of Science (MSc.) Leadership Programme is a blended learning Evening or Week-end programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). [+]

MSc in LeadershipThe Master of Science (MSc.) Leadership Programme is a blended learning Evening or Week-end programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. The Programme is designed for those working in, or interested in working in organizations such as embassies, high commissions, international NGOs, corporations doing business in the global market, governments, public sector officials, the military and the police. The Programme was developed with inputs from leaders of global operations of a variety of public, private and non-profit / non-governmental organizations.The purpose of the (MSc.) in Leadership Programme is to produce exceptional leaders. This blended Masters Degree Programmme is one of its kinds in the country and provides opportunities for adults to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes, which will equip them to perform creatively, ethically and effectively within their organizations. The programme also empowers those who want to learn in a way that creates value and brings about a constructive difference with their presence.The Programme has been designed flexibly without compromising on the academic rigour and at the same time, made to suit the busy schedules of participants. Participants are presented with online library and interaction with local and international faculties. Online streaming video lectures and outstanding communication between faculty and students bring to life the classroom situation, offering an educational experience that no text-based degree program can match. To make it truly international, courses are taught by a team of international faculty made of local, American, European, Indian and career diplomats to bring global perspective to bear on the programme. This is to enable students explore the added advantage of diversity of views and experiences. The Programme is a learning based model and not a teaching and assessment based model.Target Audience:The target audiences for the programme are practising managers and leaders in the private and public sectors as well as members of Parliament, Ministers, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives, and Coordinating Directors’, Directors in the Civil Service, managers in non-governmental organizations, practicing Lawyers, Doctors, Pharmacists, the Military, the Security Officers and aspiring Graduate students. People with University Diploma with at least 8 years in any top leadership position can be considered after going through an interview. Employment prospects:Upon completion of the MSc in Leadership Programme, participants could be employed in various management positions in corporate bodies, Non-governmental organization, International Institutions, International Civil Service, Local Government and other related Institutions, Agencies and Departments.Duration:Minimum of 18 MonthsEntry Requirements... [-]