Top MBA Programs in Africa

Following are some of the top MBA programs offered in Africa:

University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business - In 2009 it was voted by Eduniversal as the top business school in Africa in terms of influence for the second year running ( The School’s full-time MBA programme is also the only one in Africa to be ranked by the prestigious Financial Times Global Top 100 MBA.

The American University in Cairo - The University is fully accredited in Egypt and the United States. It offers the MBA program to prepare students who have completed undergraduate work in any academic discipline and intend to pursue a management career.

University of Witwatersrand (Wits Business School) - The Wits Business School (WBS) has developed many of South Africa's top business and public sector leaders. The Financial Mail has ranked its MBA the #1 MBA programme in South Africa for the past 6 years (2000-2005).

Regent Business School - It is one of the few business schools in South Africa with an established association with a large overseas university. All of Regent Business School’s programmes including the MBA Degree programme are accredited by the Council of Higher Education (CHE).

Pan-African University - The MBA programme of Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-African University will equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to jump start a career in management. LBS started its Part-time (Executive) MBA in 2002, and the Full-time MBA in June 2003.

University of Pretoria Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) - The GIBS MBA can be completed over two years. It offers students the choice of attending either a modular block release programme or a part-time programme. The GIBS MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) - USB is rated 39th on the Beyond Grey Pinstripes Top 100 Schools List from the Aspen Institute in New York, USA. It has received international accreditation: EQUIS and AMBA.

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