MBA Programs in South Africa

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Do you want a personal and professional challenge? Become a qualified business professional with an MBA in South Africa. Choose from programs that have an international focus on the global market, or a local focus, within the context of South Africa. Either way, with an MBA in South Africa, you will learn the skills necessary to develop and manage business opportunities.  

As a part of an MBA South Africa program, you will learn such important aspects of business as communication within a business context, leadership, how to succeed in the global business environment, and strategic management. Whether you aspire to start a small business or work in a multi-national corporation, you will find that an MBA in South Africa will give you the opportunities to meet your educational and professional goals.

Universities in South Africa have been producing world-class graduates from internationally recognized MBA programs. Scroll through the options below, and find the MBA South Africa program that suits you best!

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Edinburgh Napier University MBA

Stafford Global
Online Full time Part time 21 - 33 months Open Enrollment South Africa South Africa Online + 1 more

This globally-recognised qualification will develop your business skills and give you the expertise you need to take on senior roles in any organisation. It’s a flexible course delivered online that will build on your work experience and enhance it with contemporary business theory. [+]

ONLINE MBA About the Programme

This globally-recognised qualification will develop your business skills and give you the expertise you need to take on senior roles in any organisation. It’s a flexible course delivered online that will build on your work experience and enhance it with contemporary business theory.

The curriculum is tailored for the dynamic contemporary global business environment, focusing on developing skills in leadership, and the application of conceptual management theories to current practice. You will acquire competencies in innovative and creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic reasoning.

Benefits

You will be able to study in your own time at home or at work and progress toward an award at your pace, as your career or personal life dictate.... [-]


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The Wits MBA Curriculum for 2016 has been redesigned to provide professional management education at Masters level that is deeply rooted in our context. [+]

The Wits MBA Curriculum for 2016 has been redesigned to provide professional management education at Masters level that is deeply rooted in our context. Africa has some of the fastest growing economies in the world, yet lacks skilled managers to oversee the growth and development of these economies. The intention of the Wits MBA is to develop managers and leaders who will grasp the opportunities offered by South Africa and Africa.

Benefits of the programme WBS has a proud history of educating business leaders Combines cutting-edge theory and practical application Excellent networking opportunities Opportunity for overseas study at partner business schools Includes a Global Study Tour with a variety of destinations Curriculum Outline/Modules taught Management and Financial Accounting Economics for Business Technology and Operations Management Strategy Organisational Design and Development Critical Enquiry Skills Business Society and Collective Action Marketing in a Connected World Finance and Investment Decisions Entrepreneurship Business Integration Case Competition Duration ... [-]

UCT GSB MBA

University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Cape Town + 1 more

The GSB MBA programme is structured to refine your professional knowledge, stimulate your imagination and give you the skills and confidence you need to realize your ambitions. You’ll learn to see the world for what it is and what it could become and discover how you can transform simple inspirations into meaningful business solutions. [+]

The GSB MBA programme is structured to refine your professional knowledge, stimulate your imagination and give you the skills and confidence you need to realize your ambitions. You’ll learn to see the world for what it is and what it could become and discover how you can transform simple inspirations into meaningful business solutions.

The programme will also give you a solid grounding in international business with a strong focus on emerging markets. Emerging market business is confronted with a high degree of uncertainty, complexity, and often, excessive inequality. Such a world needs new ideas and solutions, and we’re focusing our energy on developing teaching and research that responds to this need.... [-]


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Milpark Education
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 5 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The multidisciplinary MBA programme empowers and equips managers, professionals, and graduates with advanced management and business leadership education to become outstanding performers in the business environment. The volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity of today’s business world are profoundly changing the way organizations do business, and the way business leaders lead. The skills and abilities leaders once needed to help their organizations thrive are no longer sufficient. Today, more strategic, complex critical-thinking skills are required. Milpark's accredited MBA addresses exactly that. [+]

Milpark Business School's MBA students will be able to analyze complex issues, think critically and appreciate alternative perspectives related to core business management issues. They are taught to apply, evaluate and synthesize current management theories in the main functional areas of financial management, human resource management, marketing management, ethics, governance, operations management, global economics, and leadership.

While developing creative and imaginative, yet credible, solutions to management issues, Milpark students learn to apply theoretical and practical aspects of the strategic development of organizations in an integrated fashion.

The Master of Business Administration programme focuses on key management functions while paying sound attention to the critical skills that make Milpark's student's 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.... [-]


Master of Business Administration

University of The Free State School of Business
Campus Full time January 2019 South Africa Bloemfontein Phuthaditjhaba

The course content of the UFS Business School MBA enhances and develops managers and leaders, broadly covering all aspects and challenges that managers and leaders might face in today's ever-changing business environment. Graduates of our MBA programme will be able to compete in both and global economic and business environment. [+]

The course content of the UFS Business School MBA enhances and develops managers and leaders, broadly covering all aspects and challenges that managers and leaders might face in today's ever-changing business environment. Graduates of our MBA programme will be able to compete in both and global economic and business environment.

MBA CURRICULUM - 221 CREDITS NQF LEVEL 9

A new group of students commences their studies in January or July each year. Applications for the January intake close 30 September and for the July intake 30 April.

ADMISSION AND ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS At least 25 years of age At least 3 years of relevant managerial experience/work experience A four year applicable Bachelor's degree (NQF level 7 and comprising of at least 360 credits) A Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration ... [-]

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Regent Business School
Online Part time 20 months February 2019 South Africa Durban Johannesburg + 1 more

(MBA) is the world’s best known and most widely recognised management education qualification. [+]

Course Introduction

(MBA) is the world’s best known and most widely recognised management education qualification. It has become one of the most sought-after qualifications in today’s corporate world as a prerequisite to most top management positions as well as for successful career progression. Worldwide leading business leaders consider an MBA as key to the continual success of careers in sectors like manufacturing, engineering, business, education, healthcare and other service sectors.

To meet the needs of a dynamic and at
times, turbulent business environment, the MBA qualification is itself evolving and adapting. Besides arming MBA graduates with a qualification that would pave the way to top managerial positions within large or multinational corporations, the MBA is also relevant to
those opting for positions within smaller, but progressive companies as well as entrepreneurs wanting to run their own businesses. One of the most compelling reasons to do an MBA is to enhance career opportunities through effective personal development and capacity development.... [-]