MBA in Management in South Africa

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MBA Management

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.

Business professionals and students who pursue an MBA Management develop the skills and knowledge needed for upper leadership roles. Many programs combine business-related courses with management building classes. Students learn how to effectively manage a business and a team of different sized organizations.

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces. South Africa is not only a jumping off point, it is itself a fantastic destination rich in culture, fauna & flora and history.

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Master of Business Administration

Milpark Education
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 2 - 5 years February 2017 South Africa Cape Town + 1 more

The multidisciplinary MBA programme addresses this need with a practical orientation that provides managers, professionals and graduates with advanced management and business leadership education. The programme remains focused on key management areas while paying sound attention to the critical skills that make our students outstanding performers in the business environment. [+]

Programme purpose

There is a need for managers and business leaders in Southern Africa who can conduct business responsibly and successfully, not only locally but also in the global marketplace.

The multidisciplinary MBA programme addresses this need with a practical orientation that provides managers, professionals and graduates with advanced management and business leadership education. The programme remains focused on key management areas while paying sound attention to the critical skills that make our students outstanding performers in the business environment. Future managers and leaders are also provided with insight and skills related to the areas of social responsibility, the environment and corporate citizenship. ... [-]


MBA Modular

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)
Campus 2 years January 2017 South Africa Bellville

If you want to operate at senior management level and lead with confidence, USB's triple accredited MBA will prepare you for this. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider our Modular MBA: [+]

Modular MBA (English) USB’s NEW Modular MBA USB’s MBA has been redesigned to better fulfil the needs of today’s students. The previous (longer) MBA, presented up till 2015, has now been restructured into a 213-credit programme on NQF Level 9. All formats of the USB MBA have been shortened and this takes effect from 2016. Important: You must now have a 4-year Bachelor’s degree or an Honour’s degree or a 3-year Bachelor’s degree plus a Postgraduate Diploma before you are allowed entry into the new MBA. USB’s Modular MBA in a nutshell Duration: 2 years (3 years in the past) Contents: 18 compulsory modules (including International Study Module at foreign business school and Research Assignment) and electives Why choose USB’s Modular MBA? If you want to operate at senior management level and lead with confidence, USB’s triple accredited MBA will prepare you for this. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider our Modular MBA: 3 international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA Study while you work: This block release programme will enable you to attend lectures without infringing too much upon your work obligations. This arrangement will enable you to make the most of your time on campus. Apply skills immediately: Implement your new business skills at work immediately while getting support from USB. Study at USB even if you live further afield: Students from all over South Africa and from various other African and overseas countries choose this option to obtain a triple accredited MBA. Structure and content USB’s MBA is structured into 18 compulsory modules and a choice of electives. The compulsory modules include the Research Assignment, which spans the entire MBA, and the International Study Module at a foreign business school. THE COMPULSORY MBA MODULES Accounting for Decision-Making (8 credits) Business Communication Skills (4 credits) Business in Society (8 credits) Contemporary Decision-Making (12 credits) Corporate Finance (12 credits) Digital Enterprise Management (8 credits) Economics for Managers (8 credits) Human Capital Management (8 credits) Integrated Case Studies (8 credits) International Study Module (8 credits) Operational Excellence (8 credits) Perspectives on African Frontiers (8 credits) Managerial Accounting (8 credits) Managerial Statistics (8 credits) Research Methodology and Assignment (45 credits) Strategic Management (12 credits) Strategic Marketing and Branding (8 credits) Values-Based Leadership (16 credits) ELECTIVES You need to select two electives of 8 credits each, or one elective of 16 credits. The electives have been grouped together in specialisation streams. By choosing electives from the same speciality, students can acquire areas of expertise in Strategy, Leadership, Finance, Marketing, Developing Markets, Project Management or other management areas. The structure and content of the Modular course is identical to that of the Full-time programme. The compulsory International Study Module (one week) at a foreign business school (various options) usually takes place during the June-July holiday break. Modular MBA 2016 (English) – Intake 1 Block 1: 25 – 30 January Block 2: 14 – 19 March Block 3: 16 – 21 May Block 4: 1 – 6 August Block 5: 3 – 8 October Modular MBA 2016 (English) – Intake 2 Block 1: 29 February – 5 March Block 2: 18 – 23 April Block 3: 20 – 25 June Block 4: 29 August – 3 September Block 5: 24 – 29 October Deadline for applications South African students: 30 November each year Foreign students from (visa-exempt) SADC countries: 30 October each year Foreign students from other African countries and rest of world: 30 September each year Important Dates for the second year of enrolment: These will be made available later. Study permits for foreign students at USB: Obtaining a study permit (study visa) from the South African authorities takes up to 12 weeks from the date of being offered a place on a programme at USB – hence the early application deadline for foreign students. Multiple-entry visas: Students from non-SADC African countries and other countries with visa requirements who need to apply for study visas can obtain a letter from USB confirming the duration of registration at USB. This will help students to obtain multiple-entry study visas in case of modular studies. Timetable changes: USB reserves the right to change dates of the lecture schedule or subjects per term table. Students will be informed of any changes in good time. Late applications: USB will do everything possible to accommodate applications submitted after the closing date. [-]