Master in Economics and Administration in Africa

Top Masters Programs in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017

Economics and Administration

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Professionals who have studied economics and administration comprehend both the larger economic picture and smaller, individualized trends. It is an interdisciplinary field in which specialists are trained to consider and analyze many components in both the public and private section and make recommendations based on current and potential conditions.

 

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 in Economics and Administration in Africa

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Master in International Hotel Management - HR and training specialization

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 - 4  February 2018 Switzerland Martigny

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems. [+]

Master International Hotel Management - Human Resources and training

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by Human Resources Management and Training understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems.

At the end of the program the student will also be specialists in employment relations and be capable of developing training programs for the hospitality industry in order to retain talent and assure high performance of the organization. Having a good under-standing of human resource management is extremely important especially in an industry with high turnover and large training and learning needs.... [-]


Doing Business In Africa Programme

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

Doing Business In Africa Program (DBAP) is a program designed by Strathmore Business School (SBS) to provide executives with a unique exposure to the African continent by providing practical skills and knowledge required to successfully operate and grow a business on the African continent. The in-depth curriculum draws from SBS’ experience of the case study methodology, lectures, industry guests’ sessions and syndicate group discussions. [+]

Africa’s economic growth outlook has come into sharp focus recently but while it is the boundless opportunities in natural resources that are currently driving this renewed interest, Africa’s billion-strong population, mostly youthful and increasingly urbanised, will translate into a booming consumer and labour market in the near future. Doing Business In Africa Program (DBAP) is a program designed by Strathmore Business School (SBS) to provide executives with a unique exposure to the African continent by providing practical skills and knowledge required to successfully operate and grow a business on the African continent. The in-depth curriculum draws from SBS’ experience of the case study methodology, lectures, industry guests’ sessions and syndicate group discussions. DBAP aims to demystify the African continent and help global executives have a deeper understanding of what is driving the economic activities therein. Key Focus Areas Long associated with a reliance on foreign aid, Africa now boasts higher returns on investment than any other region in the world, many of which are going through periods of economic stagnation or even recession. Africa’s aggregate income is projected to increase by above 4.5 per cent p.a. into the near future. The International Monetary Fund estimates that the continent will have the world’s fastest-growing economy during the next five years. Trade between Africa and the rest of the world increased by 200 per cent between the years 2000 and 2011 as a result of increased exports from various sectors in many African economies. The economic growth is set to bring huge... [-]

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. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. 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... [-]

Microeconomics of Competitiveness

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

A country’s prosperity depends on its competitiveness which is based on its productivity in producing goods and services. Agents such as consumers, firms, counties and public sector agencies play an important part in creating value and supporting their economic development as well as that of their country, region or county. [+]

A country’s prosperity depends on its competitiveness which is based on its productivity in producing goods and services. Agents such as consumers, firms, counties and public sector agencies play an important part in creating value and supporting their economic development as well as that of their country, region or county. To achieve competitiveness public officers must learn how to allocate scarce resources among the various options. The allocation of resources is determined by interactions in markets. While good macroeconomic policies, stable legal and political institutions, and improving social conditions create the potential for competitiveness, wealth is actually created at the microeconomic level. This course explores the determinants of competitiveness and successful economic development viewed from a bottom-up, micro-level perspective. It is designed to enable public managers both in central government and county government to hone a unique set of skills that will help them play a catalytic role in enhancing county and public sector competitiveness towards sustained economic growth. Learning Objectives Primary purpose of the course is to analyze the factors that enhance competitiveness within public sectors using microeconomic thinking, concepts and tools. It will provide microeconomics tools that could be used to gain competitive advantage in public policy. This will enable counties to take the lead in economic development and to fully utilize areas of competitive advantage compared to other counties. Program Delivery This course provides an intensive, five-day introduction to microeconomics of competitiveness analysis theory and practice. The program heavily employs the case methodology as one of the... [-]

Negotiation for Public Policy Executive Course

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

People negotiate daily. As a matter of fact negotiation happens several times a day. Despite the frequency of negotiations few people know how to negotiate well and achieve the most optimal outcomes. Many people believe that good negotiators are born. However, in reality anyone can improve their negotiation skills very considerably through training. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. People negotiate daily. As a matter of fact negotiation happens several times a day. Despite the frequency of negotiations few people know how to negotiate well and achieve the most optimal outcomes. Many people believe that good negotiators are born. However, in reality anyone can improve their negotiation skills very considerably through training. At the Center for Public Policy and Competitiveness, we teach a negotiation framework that has proved effective both locally and globally. In the current public policy context leaders often need to manage change and this requires incorporating of multiple stakeholders interests which requires excellent negotiation skills. The challenges faced in negotiating with Senators, Governors, Executive Directors and Union staff have one unique technical difficulty- your opponent in one issue may be an ally in the next. Oftentimes public meetings are contentious or participants are deeply divided along issues of resources, values or even identity. Diffusing contentious situations and arriving at a workable solution is both an art and a science that requires a specific set of skills and practice. Individuals involved in analysis, formulation and implementation of public policy need to know the fundamentals of negotiations. They not only need to have the goal in mind, but they must also know how they will achieve the goal. Reaching the goal requires them to know how to say “no” while maintaining a relationship, how to close a deal on time-not too early nor too late, how to present... [-]

Owner Manager Programme

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

OMP is designed with the entrepreneurs in mind. The program will help you to create value and meet the customer demands as your organisation grows. This program provides a unique opportunity for owner managers to step back from the day-to-day demands of running their businesses. [+]

OMP is designed with the entrepreneurs in mind. The program will help you to create value and meet the customer demands as your organisation grows. This program provides a unique opportunity for owner managers to step back from the day-to-day demands of running their businesses. By the end of the program you will not only have developed a comprehensive and robust strategy for the future of your company but will also be expected to acquire a better grasp of the processes of achieving such as strategy. Impact The OMP will enable you to: Develop long-term strategies Achieve faster and more managed growth Achieve professional and personal growth Manage equity stakes Assess your company’s position Understand changing local, regional and international business opportunities Improve executive decision making capabilities and succession planning Key Focus Areas Understanding the Business Landscape Analysis of Business Problems Understanding East African Business Environment Working Within the EA Common Market Protocol Personal Leadership: Me Inc Getting Ready For What Lies Ahead Communication in Organisation Towards Operational Excellence Using Management Information Systems (MIS) Managing Your Taxes Financial Management Organisational Learning & Team Dynamics Understanding and Directing Growth Talent Management Making Informed Investment Choices Improving Business Performance Selling Beyond Borders Branding for Growing Businesses Business Ethics and Corporate Governance Transforming Business Leaders Making Innovation Work Leading the Change Process National Interest & entrepreneurial agenda Next Steps: Setting Personal & Organisational Agenda Participant Mix OMP is specifically designed for Chief Executive Officers and Managing Directors of their own companies and senior... [-]

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Executive Training Programme

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

The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) aims to increase the pipeline of skilled financial journalists and analysts, embracing a data-driven journalism culture across Africa. If well trained, the contribution that financial journalists and development experts can make as continental informers, educators and watchdogs is significant. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. It is well documented that many key economies on the African continent are growing in leaps and ​bounds, yet the positive impact on development and progress in civil society is not fully realised. T​he role that journalism plays in society and democracy cannot be underestimated. The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) aims to increase the pipeline of skilled financial journalists and analysts, embracing a data-driven journalism culture across Africa. If well trained, the contribution that financial journalists and development experts can make as continental informers, educators and watchdogs is significant. This interactive and hands-on program aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of media professionals to better serve the public interest as a critical part of continental development and progress. Bloomberg has collaborated with a consortium of pre-eminent journalism schools and top business schools across three key African markets to deliver a highly innovative, integrated and practical world-class executive training program that is firmly rooted in African market realities. Delegates will receive copies of “The Bloomberg Way”, a guide for reporters and editors written by Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg News. During the six-month program, delegates will also be granted a free subscription to the Bloomberg Professional Service. This subscription will give delegates free access to the world-class analytics, key industry data, market moving news and analysis that the Bloomberg Professional Service provides​. Who should apply? This program has been developed primarily for mid-career journalists, financial professionals with an interest... [-]

Master in Finance, Audit & Control Full Time

ESCA School of Management
Campus Full time August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

Finance, Audit & Control program focuses on developing skills for careers in Finance, audit and Control through the semesters at ESCA School of Management and the possibility of a semester abroad. [+]

Master in Finance, Audit & ControlFinance, Audit & Control program focuses on developing skills for careers in Finance, audit and Control through the semesters at ESCA School of Management and the possibility of a semester abroad. The lessons are taught in French and English. One semester as a professional mission concludes the program.4th yearSemester 7Language, Culture and Communication 7 :• Professional Communication • English (TOEIC preparation) • Spanish • French and classical Arabic (optional foreign language for ESCA exchange students).Management 2 :• Supply Chain Management • Purchasing Management and Strategy • Social Law • Geopolitics: MENA & AFRICA • Intercultural Management.Financial management tools:• Management Control (initiation) • Decision of Investment and Financing • Cash flow Optimization and Management • Management Control Tools.    Semester 8Language, Culture and Communication 8 :• Communication Strategy • Business Ethics • Business English 1 • Business Spanish / or Spanish (optional foreign language for exchange students • Moroccan dialect (optional foreign language for ESCA exchange students).Management 3 :• Geopolitics 2: Euro-Mediterranean Geopolitics • Innovation Management • Total Quality Management • Business intelligence Management.Finance :• Evaluation of the companies • International Capital Markets • Cost analysis and budgeting • Advanced Management Accounting.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.Audit :•Accounting and financial audit... [-]


Master in Human Resources Management Part Time

ESCA School of Management
Campus Part time 15  August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

This course aims to prepare managers to take responsibility for the HR function. It intends to participate in its professionalization, provide methodological tools for its mastery and develop the thinking on its [+]

Master in Human Resources ManagementThis course aims to prepare managers to take responsibility for the HR function. It intends to participate in its professionalization, provide methodological tools for its mastery and develop the thinking on its evolution and its practices. It concerns not only acquiring new skills but also connecting them as well as implementing them in a changing business environment.

Duration     15 months in part-time Admission     Application review + interview Format     Twice a week and Saturdays Degree     Grenoble School of Management Next term starts     October 2013 Admission requirements     Baccalaureate degree (+ 4 level) in Economics, Management, Computers, engineering or other equivalent degrees. ... [-]

Master in Financial Management Part Time

ESCA School of Management
Campus Part time 15  August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

This program is designed to train financial specialists, allowing them to improve business profitability, to implement management tools, to control cash flow and to identify financial risks related to the daily operations in the field. [+]

Master in Banking & FinanceThis program is designed to train financial specialists, allowing them to improve business profitability, to implement management tools, to control cash flow and to identify financial risks related to the daily operations in the field.

Duration     15 months in part-time Admission     Application review + interview Format     Twice a week and Saturdays Double degree     FFBC –Finance, Banking, Accounting, University Lille 2 Next term starts     October 2013 Admission requirements     Baccalaureate degree (+ 4 level) in Economics, Management, Finance, Accounting or other equivalent degree.

Financial Courses

    Corporate evaluation     Taxation of financial products, real estate     Portfolio management, obligations and derivatives     Tax optimization     Risk Evaluation and Management     International Financial Markets     Corporate Finance, Funding Choices     Corporate Dynamic Analysis ... [-]

Master in Purchasing & Logistics Part Time

ESCA School of Management
Campus Part time 15  August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

The objective of this training is to provide candidates with the necessary skills to fulfill their responsibilities as managers of "profit center". They will also understand the mechanisms of the supply market and the various decision-makings in purchasing and logistics. [+]

Master in Purchasing & LogisticsThe objective of this training is to provide candidates with the necessary skills to fulfill their responsibilities as managers of "profit center". They will also understand the mechanisms of the supply market and the various decision-makings in purchasing and logistics.

Duration     15 months in part-time Admission     Application review + interview Format     Twice a week and Saturdays Double degree     Grenoble School of Management Next term starts     October 2013 Admission requirements     Baccalaureate degree (+ 4 level) in Management, Economics, Marketing, engineering degree or other equivalent degrees

Admission requirements :    Baccalaureate degree (+4 level), application review and interview.Application:Application form along with:... [-]


Master of Public Administration

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time 2 - 4  February 2018 South Africa Alice

Target group Scholars and practitioners in the discipline of Public Administration and Management, who are grounded in the theoretical/foundational modules in the discipline and are keen to carry out research around a problem. [+]

Target group Scholars and practitioners in the discipline of Public Administration and Management, who are grounded in the theoretical/foundational modules in the discipline and are keen to carry out research around a problem. Admission/Entry requirement Learners must hold a four-year Bachelors degree or Honours in the subject of Public Administration. A person shall not be regarded as a learner unless such a person has been admitted to the degree required (Public Administration) Note that an assessment of work profile, research potential and other professional qualifications may be required. Also note that applicants may be invited for an interview and/or required to write a paper. Duration of the Programme Programme is by research work Not less than two years and not more than 4 years Where necessary, learners may be advised to register specific MPA modules to deepen and sharpen their theoretical understanding Program Structure The candidate is expected to complete & pass the examination of his/her research project. [-]

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 Master's Degrees in Economics and Administration 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. [-]

Master In Business Administration Management

UNIVERSITÉ INTERNATIONALE DE TUNIS (UIT)
Campus Full time September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

The Master in Management prepares future leaders of SMEs, companies and institutions. The program focuses on entrepreneurship [+]

The Master in Management prepares future leaders of SMEs, companies and institutions. The program focuses on entrepreneurship, management of products, projects, services or agencies with comprehensive training in human resources, accounting, ERP, new technology and all the tools needed to Management. The Professional Master in Management and Business Administration gives you a guidance-oriented training and management and administration by mastering the tools for the management of companies and organizations. Training helps first to have knowledge of the disciplines and the basic concepts of management in human resources, accounting, finance ... and then to learn the managerial practices and the evolution of knowledge in the economic and legal environment. Trades and prospects Management Master at the Tunis International University are wide enough, given the expansion of SMEs and start ups, as well as products, services, agencies and projects in companies. During the three theoretical semesters and specialty, you will develop an economically viable business project that will be evaluated at the end of each semester before starting your internship with respect and memory on a new business needs a partner. [-]

Master In Management Of Human Resources

UNIVERSITÉ INTERNATIONALE DE TUNIS (UIT)
Campus Full time September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

The Master in Human Resource Management as senior executives and experts in management and Human Resource Management. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. The Master in Human Resource Management as senior executives and experts in management and Human Resource Management. The graduate will eventually reach and with experience as director of human resources in a company, a training center, a consulting company or even in the administration. The Professional Master in Human Resources Management after giving a degree in management science theoretical training on tools and human resource management models and training on practical case studies, professional qualifications and personal development modules. The Masters or Masters in HRM Tunis International University has a specialized and international education. Students learn about the HR module of the SAP ERP systems and can specialize as future experts, but also with regularly organized seminars with partners in France. ITU and its partners enables graduates to pursue research DBA. [-]