University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

Introduction

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) is internationally renowned as one of a handful of business schools in Africa with the prestigious triple-crown accreditation with endorsements from EQUIS (the European Foundation for Management Development), AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and AMBA (The Association of MBAs).

As a top school with more than five decades of experience in the emerging market, the GSB has a responsibility to engage with its socio-political and economic context. It’s teaching, learning and research is directed towards building a more economically prosperous, more equitable, and more integrated continent. The school is constantly investing in quality scholarship and strong partnerships to support these aims through initiatives like the Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership, the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Raymond Ackerman Academy of Entrepreneurial Development, and the MTN Solution Space.

Our top-ranked academic programmes are structured to refine professional knowledge, enhance leadership ability and give individuals the skills and confidence needed to grow innovative new ideas into financially sound, long-term development solutions.

Our offering includes:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (PGDip)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration specialising in Executive Management (EMBA)
  • Master of Commerce in Development Finance (MCOM)
  • Master of Philosophy specialising in Inclusive Innovation (MPHIL)
  • Doctor of Philosophy specialising in Business Administration (PhD)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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EMBA

UCT GSB Executive MBA

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 South Africa Cape Town

The GSB MBA specializing in Executive Management (EMBA) is an applied learning experience for executives and leaders that will help you to develop in your executive role so that it is more fulfilling and purposeful. The programme will develop your presence, conceptual ability, practical wisdom and prudence so that you are able to prioritize in complex situations and deliver effectively. [+]

The GSB MBA specializing in Executive Management (EMBA) is an applied learning experience for executives and leaders that will help you to develop in your executive role so that it is more fulfilling and purposeful. The programme will develop your presence, conceptual ability, practical wisdom and prudence so that you are able to prioritize in complex situations and deliver effectively.

The business world offers up challenges that involve large sets of variables on consumer behavior, trends, regulatory uncertainties, shifting competition, and new technologies. In order to illuminate insightful action, you need to develop a lens that helps you focus on the variables that matter. The EMBA uses systems thinking, design thinking and integrative thinking in the transformative learning process that enables students to build new lenses.... [-]


MBA

UCT GSB MBA

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.... [-]


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