Master in Business Studies in Africa

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Africa 2017

Business Studies

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Students who would like to work in the world of commerce should highly consider taking business studies. This academic program will help students develop skills in employee management, money management, marketing, leadership, and business ethics.

Africa is a continent of 53 independent countries and a rich mix of native peoples, cultures, economies and history. Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

Masters Program in Business Studies in Africa

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Master In Organizational Management And Entrepreneurship

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

The Management of Organizations and Entrepreneurship is a two-year course (M1 and M2) of 2 semesters each, ie 4 semesters. It is intended for students wishing to develop their managerial and entrepreneurial spirit. [+]

Top Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. The Management of Organizations and Entrepreneurship is a two-year course (M1 and M2) of 2 semesters each, ie 4 semesters. It is intended for students wishing to develop their managerial and entrepreneurial spirit. The training provides students with the skills necessary to integrate and rapidly develop their career, thus contributing to the country's economic development, both nationally and internationally. Admissions in M1 Access in the first year requires a Bachelor's degree in Management and Economics or an equivalent degree (Bac +3) in the fields of management or other similar training, the relevance of which will be assessed by the pedagogical team. TERMS OF ACCESS The selection follows: Case Study French test: drafting test English test: For UIC graduates: B1 CEFR Level test For graduates from other institutions: B2 CEFR Level test Oral talk about the general culture and the potential of the student to succeed in the chosen Master. OPPORTUNITIES This master is distinguished by its great versatility and guarantees to its laureates a broad spectrum of hiring. Indeed, our winners can integrate large companies with intrapreneurship projects to develop products or areas of activity with high potential. Our winners are also solicited by SMEs to set up business creation and / or takeover projects. In addition, the versatility of this training enables candidates to efficiently carry out all management functions, regardless of the sector of activity. [-]

Competition Policy Executive Programme

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

A nation’s competition policy (sometimes called its antitrust policy) is a set of laws and institutions that promote economic efficiency through the protection and encouragement of competitive markets. Kenya has recently entered a new, modern, era in its competition policy history through the passage of the Competition Act (2010) and the establishment of key new institutions for its implementation: the Competition Authority of Kenya and the Competition Tribunal. [+]

A nation’s competition policy (sometimes called its antitrust policy) is a set of laws and institutions that promote economic efficiency through the protection and encouragement of competitive markets. Kenya has recently entered a new, modern, era in its competition policy history through the passage of the Competition Act (2010) and the establishment of key new institutions for its implementation: the Competition Authority of Kenya and the Competition Tribunal. This new law and its associated enforcement authorities will surely change the landscape for competition in Kenya and advance the nation’s progress toward a modern middle-income economy. For the new competition policy regime to succeed however requires the development of a considerable amount of human capital – people knowledgeable about the law and economics of competition policy who can participate it its implementation, evaluate its effectiveness and contribute to its evolution through the inevitable learning process. To this end, this course is designed as a graduate level course in competition economics. The intended audience are policy practitioners, university faculty members and graduate students, with training in micro economic theory and industrial organization, who are interested in learning about competition economics and becoming themselves part of the “training team” developing courses and curricula to prepare individuals for work in public and private sector organizations focused on competition policy. It is also hoped that exposure to this training will encourage research and advising on competition policy in Kenya as well – as a further part of the development of a competition policy ecosystem in... [-]

Master in Business Decision Engineering

Avicenne Private Business School (APBS)
Campus Full time September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

This program is designed for those who are looking to develop the expert knowledge needed for supporting business and organizational decision-making activities. It is designed for individuals who have earned bachelor’s degrees from accredited institutions in information technology, computer science, management of information systems, or related areas. [+]

Top Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. This program is designed for those who are looking to develop the expert knowledge needed for supporting business and organizational decision-making activities. It is designed for individuals who have earned bachelor’s degrees from accredited institutions in information technology, computer science, management of information systems, or related areas. It offers the possibility to study principles governing information systems and develop critical thinking skills to find data solutions for complex problems. Admission Requirements Bachelor degree in related fields; Admission tests administered by APBS. Skills Acquired This program focuses on important information systems concepts that support decision making, including data preparation, modeling, analysis, visualization and deployment. Professional perspectives Graduates will have good opportunities to work in banks, telecommunication companies, retailers. Semester 1 Information management for decision Strategic business environment Data analysis Introduction to Data mining Introduction to SPSS Introduction to STATA Econometrics qualitative Data Analytic table Business english Risk theory Internal audit Semester 2 Contemporary ecconomic Industrial economy Econometrics of time series and prediction techniques Data mining and statistical decision Introduction to Matlab ERP application Investigation and survey Statistical quality control Semester 3 Preference modeling and multicriteria decision Modeling and decision support Interactive system for decision support Decision theory and game theory Technical simulations Management toolbox Soft skills 3 Stress testing theory Thorough management control Semester 4 Business game Thesis [-]

MCom in Strategic Management (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus or Online Part time 2 - 3  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and application of strategic and general management principles. [+]

The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and application of strategic and general management principles. The qualification develops the research and conceptional skills of the student in the strategic and general management field. A qualifying student should show evidence of scientific research and the ability to report thereon. The student should be able to reflect his/her research decisions and applications, and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of strategic and general management. Admission requirements A student who is in possession of a BCom Honours qualification in Strategic Management on NQF Level 8 may apply for admission to this qualification. The Dean of the Faculty of Management may refuse a student admission to the Master’s qualification if of the opinion that the student’s academic background is insufficient for the proposed studies. Contact details Name: Prof G Goldman Tel: +27 (0)11 559 3172 / Email: ggoldman@uj.ac.za [-]

Master of International Business Management (IMBA)

Westford University College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 12  Open Enrolment United Arab Emirates Sharjah United Arab Emirates Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Oman Muscat Oman Online Saudi Arabia Riyadh Singapore Singapore Online Jeddah Bahrain Bahrain Online India Delhi India Online Dubai Canada Canada Online Nigeria Nigeria Online Mumbai Bangalore Abu Dhabi Malaysia Malaysia Online Pune United Kingdom UK Online + 30 more

This course is structured in a manner that the learner will receive dual certification, Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in International Business Management, awarded by Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and a Master of International Business Administration awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. This MBA is accredited by Ministry of Education, Italy and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), United States, hence the MBA has dual accreditation from Europe and US.The University also comes under the ENIC NARIC Approved Universities and is recognized worldwide. [+]

Top Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. Master of International Business Administration, Awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. Guglielmo Marconi is a world-class university promoting the use of innovative learning methodologies and an approach based on the development of interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and competences with a particular emphasis on the global perspective. Our diverse community has presently a total number of around 16000 students enrolled in graduate and postgraduate programs, 300 faculty members and an academic advising team made of more than 200 experts. The University Headquarters are situated in the heart of Rome, near the Vatican City but numerous regional and international branches allow both domestic and overseas students to take their final exam and present their thesis dissertation without leaving their own country or state. Guglielmo Marconi University is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and is also accredited by ACICS – Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the largest US accrediting institution linked to the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).This means that GMU Bachelors and Master’s will be valid not only in Europe but also in the United States, giving students new and greater career opportunities in a larger number of countries: ... [-]

Master Specialized Marketing And Business Intelligence

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Senegal Dakar

This program obeys the BMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. [+]

This program obeys the BMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. It lasts four semesters divided into specialties and offering the student a rich and varied horizon on market developments and their environments. To obtain the Master in Marketing and business intelligence, beyond the validation of the student teaching units should have a memory, and support the pass. What background for the Master Managers who firstly are equipped with proven academic skills suitable for doctoral studies 3rd cycle through research in the specialty, other units of professional managers with proven expertise in marketing and business intelligence with a path leading a qualification and professional integration of high level. THIS PROGRAM OFFERED The Master Marketing and business intelligence is training to prepare the different marketing jobs in companies. The first year (M1) provides training in fundamentals of marketing and management methods that a senior must necessarily master. The second year (M2) offers a course that prepares you for entry into professional life, but also the opportunities for further education to graduate. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION In Master 1 Semester 1 (M1S1) Hold a Bachelors degree in Marketing and Business Intelligence or equivalent degree in the Master 1 Semester 2 (M1S2) Hold a Bachelors degree in Marketing and business intelligence, and have validated the semester 1 Master in the specialty or an equivalent degree... [-]

Master of Commerce

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Alice

Learners exiting from this programme will be able to demonstrate management knowledge, skills and applied competency in a large number of fields of the Economic and Management Sciences specifically directed to the private sector. Learners could enter various employment opportunities as business managers as well as self-employed entrepreneurs in highly competitive multi-cultural business environments. [+]

Top Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. Learners exiting from this programme will be able to demonstrate management knowledge, skills and applied competency in a large number of fields of the Economic and Management Sciences specifically directed to the private sector. Learners could enter various employment opportunities as business managers as well as self-employed entrepreneurs in highly competitive multi-cultural business environments. [-]

MRes Business Administration

GIMPA Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
Campus Part time September 2017 Ghana Accra

The MRes is a research-based degree that prepares graduates for academic careers in various functional areas of business at tertiary institutions and in the research departments of organizations. The programme emphasizes the development of skills in understanding theory, the research process and methodology. [+]

If you are looking for: A Master’s degree in business with world-class credentials Global faculty with latest knowledge in leadership and management The best set of PhD-qualified Lecturers in any business school in Ghana A strong link between classroom learning and the practice of global business To raise your management and leadership skills to the highest global standard Then GIMPA is your perfect match. The MRes is a research-based degree that prepares graduates for academic careers in various functional areas of business at tertiary institutions and in the research departments of organizations. The programme emphasizes the development of skills in understanding theory, the research process and methodology. Graduates of the program are expected to make contributions to the advancement of knowledge of business practices through research, teaching and consulting. It is also designed for those interested in acquiring a doctoral degree in the future. The curriculum is intended to provide graduates with a broad perspective of business plus an in-depth exposure to a specific business content area and research methods. Programme Content Required (Core) Course(s): MSCO 700 Quantitative Methods (6Cr)* (Pre-Program) *May be waived for students with quantitative based first or second degrees GMBA 601 Managing Organizations (3cr) GMBA 602 Business Economics (3cr) GMBA 603 Accounting for Decision Making (3cr) GMBA 606 Marketing Management (3cr) GMBA 607 Managing Operations (3cr) GMBA 609 Managerial Finance (3cr) Research Tools (9 Credits) MSCO 800 Foundations of Social Science Research (3cr)* MSCO 801 Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences (3cr) OR MSCO 802 Research Methods... [-]

Master in International Business Full Time

ESCA School of Management
Campus Full time August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

The International Business program focuses on developing advanced skills in management internationally through semesters at ESCA School of Management multinational groups, a mandatory semester abroad and a professional mission. [+]

Master in International BusinessThe International Business program focuses on developing advanced skills in management internationally through semesters at ESCA School of Management multinational groups, a mandatory semester abroad and a professional mission.4th yearSemester 7Language, Culture and Communication 7:• Professional Communication •English (TOIC preparation) • Spanish • French and classical Arabic (optional foreign language for ESCA exchange students)Management 2 :• Supply Chain Management • Management et Stratégie des Achats • Droit Social • Géopolitique 1 : MENA & AFRICA • Intercultural Management.International Managent Tools :• International Finance • International Markets Studies • International Risk Management • International Trade.    Semestre 8Language, Culture and Communication 8 :• Communication Strategy • Business Ethics • Business English 1 • Business Spanish / or Spanish (language option for students in exchange for ESCA) • Arabic dialect language option for exchange students at the ESCA).Management 3 :• Geopolitics 2: Geopolitics in the Euro-Mediterranean • Innovation Management • Total Quality Management • business intelligence management.International Environnement :• Doing Business in MENA • Doing Business in Euro-Mediterranean • Euro-Mediterranean Environment • International Purchasing Management • International Sales • Mandarin 1.Experience and professional performance :• Right Arm Mission • Personal professional • project Community life project.5th yearSemester 9Language, Culture and Communication 9 :• Business English 2 • Business Spanish / or Spanish (optional foreign language for ESCA exchange students) • Moroccan dialect 2(optional foreign language for ESCA exchange students) • Moroccan Studies.Geopolitics :• Geopolitics 3: ASIA Opportunities & Risk • International Contracts • Doing Business in ASIA.International Managent Tools 2... [-]


International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM)

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time September 2017 France Angers Laval Nantes Guingamp Vannes Papeete Reunion (Fr.) Saint-Denis + 7 more

This International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM) has the objective of training future managers with a variety of skills in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, sustainable development and project management. [+]

This International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM) has the objective of training future managers with a variety of skills in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, sustainable development and project management. The program is taught in English. UCO offers only the second year of this Master degree. It is designed for students who have graduated with a Bachelor of Arts or Science in any of the life and natural sciences AND who have completed their first year of a Master degree in a related field (biology, ecology, geography, environment, chemistry, geology, urban planning...). However, students from varied academic backgrounds such as engineering, law and management focused on environmental issues are encouraged to apply to the program. OVERVIEW During this year in environmental management you will use quantitative methods and analytical tools to manage natural and urban environments. You will learn the fundamentals of ecological theory and project management including scope definition, work planning, resource and risk management, along with human relations skills. As a graduate of this program, you’ll have an international perspective on sustainable development and environmental monitoring throughout study cases, fieldtrips, data collection and laboratory work. An internship at the end of your second year will allow you to use the skills needed to conduct independent field research projects in natural or urban environments (direct observation and data collection, research design, field methodology…). The internship can be conducted in Europe or abroad. 

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Master of Public and Development Management (MM)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time Part time 1800  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The Master of Management in the field of Public and Development Management is a rigorous academic programme aimed at providing students with the advanced conceptual and analytical abilities they need to become effective public policy-makers and senior public administrators and development practitioners. [+]

Top Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. The Master of Management in the field of Public and Development Management is a rigorous academic programme aimed at providing students with the advanced conceptual and analytical abilities they need to become effective public policy-makers and senior public administrators and development practitioners. Candidates will require a foundational knowledge of public and development management. This includes a solid grounding in the theory and practice of governance, policy formation, and the management of large organisations, including public bureaucracies. While the Masters programme itself lasts a year, candidates are required to first complete the PDM course, which will provide them with the requisite foundation. Therefore, the Masters degree is effectively a two-year programme. Curriculum Masters students will first be required to complete four NQF level 9 courses. They will then be required to complete a dissertation of about 35000 – 40000 words on a contemporary public or development management subject. The course work and dissertation will each account for 90 of the 180 credits required to obtain the MM degree. The course work is aimed at providing students with the skills they need to conceive, plan, research, and write their dissertations. They also complete a reading elective designed to deepen their understanding of their chosen research topic. Students are required to develop a research proposal, which forms the basis of their dissertations, and to present it to a research committee for approval. The courses are: Quantitative research methods (20 credits) This course builds upon students’... [-]

MPhil in Innovation

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4  August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MPhil Innovation is a unique approach to developing new ideas for potential commercialisation. It has been developed following collaborative work between the schools of Arts, Media and Education, Business and Creative Technologies and the Institute for Materials Research and Innovation. The qualification will be of relevance if you have a personal research interest, if you are working in a research and development role in one of these... [+]

Innovation - MPhil The MPhil Innovation is a unique approach to developing new ideas for potential commercialisation. It has been developed following collaborative work between the schools of Arts, Media and Education, Business and Creative Technologies and the Institute for Materials Research and Innovation. The qualification will be of relevance if you have a personal research interest, if you are working in a research and development role in one of these fields, or in a sector where these different disciplines overlap. As an MPhil student you will have the opportunity to use the research challenges you are working on as the basis of your study, enabling you to work towards a postgraduate degree through the publication, prototyping and commercialisation plans of your innovative research and development proposal. In addition, you will have access to the University’s resources and research expertise as further support for your development idea. The principles of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship will be central to your MPhil study in order to enhance and reinforce your technical and business skills, and support your personal and professional development in your area of expertise. Subject overview The MPhil thesis will consist of three sections: publication, for which you will publish a paper in an international journal or present it at an international conference, or have a provisional patent accepted; prototype, for which you will provide a detailed description of a designed and tested prototype ready for production, including capabilities and limitations (all prototypes will be displayed at an exhibition); and... [-]

Master Of Management And Business Administration

Université Francophone du Congo
Campus Full time September 2017 Democratic Republic of Congo Goma

Master of Business Administration and Management [+]

Top Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. Master of Business Administration and Management UFRACO will use all possible means to achieve its objectives by intensifying conferences, seminars, symposiums, scientific days. And as a university linked to the Bologna process, the LMD system, through the mobility of its students and professors with other universities attached to the system. UFRACO adopts the following philosophy: 1) Facilitate the mobility of students and learners in Central Africa and the Great Lakes in particular as well as throughout the world. 10 2) To make the training offerings of African countries legible, visible and predictable; 3) Valuing African formations on a global scale and making them compatible, adoptable and adaptable to knowledge and practiced rigorously in all other countries. It is the national program, plus the cross-curricular courses, but the system is that of License , Master and Doctorate (LMD). However, we will closely follow the different orientations of the Ministry of Trustees on this system. [-]

MPhil in Management Coaching

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)
Campus February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Bellville

This degree will enable you to confidently coach managers and leaders towards reaching their full potential. This programme adheres to international best practice while also emphasising management coaching in a uniquely African context. [+]

This degree will enable you to confidently coach managers and leaders towards reaching their full potential. This programme adheres to international best practice while also emphasising management coaching in a uniquely African context. Learning philosophy The learning philosophy of the MPhil in Management Coaching is based on: Growing human capital, developing talent in leaders and managers Having discovered your own authentic coaching style and having acquired professional coaching skills, you can support the growth of others through coaching. Also, as a manager, you can use a coaching management style to foster a stronger performance culture while offering support for continuous growth. Leading with confidence For executives and professional coaches, management coaching offers a way to develop leadership capabilities that will help you to face both current and potential challenges as you move up the ranks of your organisation. It also allows you to develop your potential into other areas of business or private practice. Using the coaching style that works for you This qualification offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and establish your credentials in management coaching. You will be exposed to various coaching models, approaches and frameworks. At the same time you will be encouraged to discover and experiment with the approaches and frameworks that work best for you in order to develop a personal and authentic style of coaching. Making a difference right from the start Presented in blocks over time, this modular programme is underpinned by solid theory (lectures, case studies, tutorials and assignments) as... [-]

Masters in Business Management (Full time)

Mediterranean School of Business (MSB)
Campus Full time September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

At MSB, we provide students with extensive knowledge and wide-ranging skills in the areas of Business and Management. Our vision is to train future managers to become entrepreneurial and operational upon graduation... [+]

Top Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. At MSB, we provide students with extensive knowledge and wide-ranging skills in the areas of Business and Management. Our vision is to train future managers to become entrepreneurial and operational upon graduation. Wheter you go part-time or full-time, you will receive an outstanding graduate education and obtain an AMBA accredited Master’s degree in Business Management (MBM) from Tunisia’s top English-speaking Business School. Benefit from a balanced combination of academic theory and practical training taught by internationally recognized faculty. Is the program for me?Is the program for me? MBM welcomes students from all academic backgrounds. This program is for you if: If you hold a bachelor degree in any business-related subject and would like to enrich your knowledge within an international context. (i.e. Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Finance, etc.) If you hold a bachelor degree in any other field of study and would like to develop your broad understanding of management. (i.e. Engineering, Law, Political Science, Pharmacy, etc.) Why MSB MBM?Why MSB MBM?? The First and only Master’s program accredited by AMBA (London) in Africa. A global education with international faculty and diversified student body. State-of-the-art facilities with cutting-edge accredited technologies. “Learning by doing” teaching methods with use of case studies, group projects, company visits, etc. International opportunities through exchange programs and study abroad programs. Career Center with strong ties with the professional world. What will I learn from MBM?What will I learn from MBM? Learn to analyze and solve complex managerial problems.... [-]