Master's in Business Studies in Africa

Compare Masters Programs in Business Studies in Africa 2018

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.

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Master in Strategic Intelligence and Marketing

Avicenne Private Business School (APBS)
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Tunisia Tunis

Graduates are immersed in a mix of both theoretical and practical topics covering contemporary developments in the banking and financial fields. Our Master aim to extend and develop advanced training relating to the practical managerial issues faced by modern financial service and related firms. [+]

Graduates are immersed in a mix of both theoretical and practical topics covering contemporary developments in the banking and financial fields. Our Master aim to extend and develop advanced training relating to the practical managerial issues faced by modern financial service and related firms. Our graduates have benefited substantially from their experience of studying in a convivial, yet demanding, academic environment. The main aim of our full-time programs is to introduce a much stronger practical emphasis with a focus on strategic, corporate and financial management.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree in related fields; Admission tests administered by APBS.

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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. [+]

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.

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Master Business Development

ESCA School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

Form a pool of managers and business developers to support the development of business enterprises and international organizations operating in Africa. [+]

Master Business Development Purpose Form a pool of managers and business developers to support the development of business enterprises and international organizations operating in Africa. The graduates acquire international best practices in Business and Management as well as the knowledge and skills to adapt to the needs and realities of businesses and organizations in Africa. Objectives

Train managers to international best practices in business development and able to adapt to their learning implementation in companies and organizations in Africa. Develop skills in new business models based on sustainable development to capture the value in these new sources of growth in Africa. Train managers managers can act to sustain the growth of businesses and organizations in Africa. Gain an international qualification recognized by companies and organizations in Africa Program Duration Two years. ... [-]

Master in International Business Full Time

ESCA School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 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 :•... [-]


Entrepreneurship And International Development

ESCA School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

In a highly globalized world, to provide students with a strong entrepreneurial potential of the career management techniques Entrepreneurship and International Development aims to [+]

Entrepreneurship and International Development In a highly globalized world, to provide students with a strong entrepreneurial potential managerial techniques facilitate their integration in organizations looking for project leaders and able to support the expansion plans the route Entrepreneurship and International Development aims to internationally.

Master IDE also aims to stimulate business creation or implementation of international businesses in local economies through generating human skills of high added value.

These two major objectives provide the Entrepreneurship and International Development a very innovative feature program, both in terms of educational content that contains themes of entrepreneurship and international development in terms of the approach oriented exclusively towards the professionalization of learners.CANDIDATE PROFILE: • Students in higher education who have completed their third year • Graduates Tray 3 all segments • Professional License Holders ... [-]


Master Of Management And Business Administration

Université Francophone du Congo
Campus Full time February 2018 Congo, DR Goma

Master of Business Administration and Management [+]

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.... [-]


Master In Business Administration Management

UNIVERSITÉ INTERNATIONALE DE TUNIS (UIT)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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.... [-]


MRes in Business Administration

GIMPA Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 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.... [-]


MCom / MPhil in Business Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

In MCom in Business Management (CW) the student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of basic and advanced management principles in the different functional units of the business organisation, and be able to reflect on their managerial decisions and applications and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of management as a practice. In MPhil in Business Management (RD) The student should develop applied competence in the mastering, interpretation, reflecting on and application of business management principles. [+]

MCom in Business Management

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of basic and advanced management principles in the different functional units of the business organisation, and be able to reflect on their managerial decisions and applications and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of management as a practice.

Admission requirements

A potential student should be in possession of a BCom Hons qualification, or an equivalent four-year qualification with Honours status, (excluding BTech) with a minimum level of competency on NQF level 8. Those candidates who do not possess a qualification in Management are directed to a bridging year before being accepted on the MCom (Business Management) programme. The bridging year comprises of four modules: Economics, Business Management, Accounting and Corporate Law. Students who do not complete the bridging year retain the credits obtained up to that stage. A potential student should have a 60% average for the Honours Degree obtained. Individual specialist areas may have different requirements. A potential student should have at least 2 years industry experience. Students must have adequate English language proficiency by passing a literacy test.... [-]


MCom in Strategic Management (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus or Online Part time 2 - 3 years 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.... [-]


MCom in Investment Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of this qualification is for the student to develop applied competence in the mastering, interpretation, reflecting on and application of principles in the broader field of finance. Through the master’s dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of finance. [+]

The aim of this qualification is for the student to develop applied competence in the mastering, interpretation, reflecting on and application of principles in the broader field of finance. Through the master’s dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of finance.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of an Investment Management oriented Bachelors of Commerce Honours qualification on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7. Alternatively a student should possess any other four-year qualification with honours status on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and have related investment management oriented experience which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with departmental-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the department. Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills and/or knowledge development. Candidates may also be required to successfully defend their research proposals at special discussion sessions. The research proposal should be presented to a panel convened by the Department of Finance and Investment Management for this purpose.... [-]


MCom in International Accounting

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The student should develop applied specialised competence in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of accounting principles in the financial accounting field. Through a limited scope dissertation, a qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work. [+]

The student should develop applied specialised competence in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of accounting principles in the financial accounting field. Through a limited scope dissertation, a qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work.

Admission requirements: A potential student should possess an honours qualification or a postgraduate diploma in Accounting or a Financial Management related honours degree on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7. Alternatively any other four-year qualification on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and related accounting experience, which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Accountancy. Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the Department of Accountancy. A selection process will be followed. ... [-]


Master of International Business Management (IMBA)

Westford University College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 12 months Open Enrollment 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. [+]

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 competencies 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 in Agribusiness Management

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 30 months January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The SBS Masters in Agribusiness Management program aims to produce graduates who will be able to help the global food and agribusiness sectors reinvent themselves. Students will gain the tools to develop innovative solutions to the challenges faced by food and agricultural enterprises, to manage all aspects of agribusiness operation, and to market food products effectively. [+]

The SBS Masters in Agribusiness Management program aims to produce graduates who will be able to help the global food and agribusiness sectors reinvent themselves. Students will gain the tools to develop innovative solutions to the challenges faced by food and agricultural enterprises, to manage all aspects of agribusiness operation, and to market food products effectively.

The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE) and the input of key business leaders in the agribusiness sector to address Africa-wide practices and needs in agriculture education.

Graduates of the SBS Master in Agribusiness Management (MAM) will therefore, have both the academic and practical grounding needed to move throughout the agribusiness related industries and sectors at different junctures of their career, and more importantly, have a long skill to respond to the fundamental changes that characterize African Agricultural sector.... [-]


Owner Manager Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 1 year 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 ... [-]