Masters Degree in Business Studies in Africa

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Business studies is an academic area of study that provides the knowledge and skills needed for a career in the business realm. Studies may consist of finance, accounting, economics, organizational studies, business ethics, and marketing.

Can any other region can match the variety and dimension of Africa? With imitable history, landscape and cultural contributions, hardly any regions offer a study abroad encounter that is more challenging or more satisfying in terms of studying.

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Executive Masters In Purchasing And Supply Chain Management

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Part time 1 year August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

With globalization and the globalization of markets, the Purchasing and Supply Chain Management function plays a key strategic role in industrial and commercial organizations. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. With globalization and the globalization of markets, the Purchasing and Supply Chain Management function plays a key strategic role in industrial and commercial organizations. The contribution of buyers and logisticians to the overall performance of organizations is now becoming decisive because of the growing share of purchases and transport costs in their costs, the need to secure better sources of supply And the growing technological dimension of purchased materials and developed products. The Executive Master in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management is a comprehensive training that will allow participants to identify all the specificities of the procurement logistics function. Exclusive to UIC Innovative learner-centered pedagogy High-level national and international stakeholders combining expertise in the field and pedagogical quality Strength of the international university network Winner in the world Modular program and Saturday courses providing more professional flexibility PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT In particular, the Executive Master addresses: To managers who want to update their knowledge in Purchasing and Logistics and acquire the latest tools used in the Purchasing and Logistics function today; Executives from other horizons who want to convert to the Purchasing and Logistics and make a career there. They can discover and acquire the essence of the practices and tools used in the management of purchasing and logistics in a relatively short time, thanks to the specialized and practical teaching of the master's degree and to the enriching contribution of the group of participants accumulating Experiences. TERMS OF ACCESS Applicants who wish... [-]

Competition Policy Executive Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 5 days 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 4 semesters 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. [+]

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 [-]

Master Business Development

ESCA School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 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. ... [-]

International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM)

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time 1 year 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. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. 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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MCom in Finance

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 minor 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 minor 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 should possess a financially oriented Bachelor of Commerce Honours qualification on New NQF level 8 /Old NQF level 7 with at least either Financial Management and/or Investment Management at third year level. 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 financial management and/or investment management financially orientedexperience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the department. For acceptance into the programme, preparatory study, an entrance course and examination may be required by the Department of Finance and Investment Management. Successful applicants must prepare a research proposal in consultation with a member of staff of the Department of Finance and Investment Management allocated to them. This proposal must be presented to a panel convened for this purpose. Once a decision has been made that the proposal has been accepted, the student will be allowed to proceed with the research component of the programme. The Department of Finance and Investment Management must specifically approve the field of study, the research topic, methodology and problem statement before the candidate may register for the... [-]

Master Of Management And Business Administration

Université Francophone du Congo
Campus Full time September 2017 Congo, DR Goma

Master of Business Administration and Management [+]

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 Innovation

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years 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 in the Field of Business Executive Coaching

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

A remarkable education in facilitating the need for sustained positive change through a process that will develop your self-awareness to transition into a successful career in Business Executive Coaching. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. Master of Management in the Field of Business Executive Coaching A remarkable education in facilitating the need for sustained positive change through a process that will develop your self-awareness to transition into a successful career in Business Executive Coaching. The first of its kind in South Africa, the Master of Management in the field of Business Executive Coaching is a unique opportunity for post-graduate students to further their own self-awareness, and apply this knowledge towards the learning and development of others. Ideal for those looking to continue their learning, expand their current skill set, or even shift the trajectory of their career towards a more fulfilling line of work, the MMBEC is a degree designed to initiate both personal and professional change, with international applications through its strategic alignment with the Graduate School Alliance of Business and Executve Coaching (GSEAC) framework. The MMBEC offers an integration of theoretical knowledge underpinning coaching , the practical application of coaching skills which are evaluated and supported through supervision and the final component of a Research Report or dissertation which is part of a credible Master’s degree ie. your contribution to the academic literature through your own research. Students will have the benefit of a dedicated Research Supervisor and a Coach Supervisor during the process. Curriculum The Master of Management in the field of Business Executive Coaching is a full-time, one year block-release programme. The course comprises a set of nine core courses and a Research Report... [-]

Master of International Business (MIB)

Institut Africain de Management
Campus November 2017 Senegal Dakar

Earn your Master degree in Dakar – one of West Africa’s biggest port cities, and be in the center of this regional hub of diplomacy, economics, and international trade. The IAM Master of International Business (MIB) is a unique hybrid of a degree in business and international affairs to prepare future decision makers for their role in international organizations. Designed to cultivate a global mindset necessary for an international management career, the MIB is entirely taught in English. [+]

IAM’s MIB curriculum develops deep competency in international business practices in compliance with a nuanced understanding of the global business context. It offers a mix of up to date theory and hands on application to sharpen students’ skills and insight building on contextual intelligence and the ability to recognize the impact of geopolitics, law, culture, and society on the world of business. While covering the standard global business affairs, the MIB program brings the African continent and its often neglected business opportunities to the shore, using case studies of international companies active in West Africa and beyond. IAM’s and the students’ key to success is expertise, professionalism, and a locally rooted global citizenship. Why choose to study the MIB at IAM Dakar? A generalist program with a special focus on international aspects of business and management to meet the changing needs of today's global companies. An International Business program that also teaches the Business environment of African and other emerging countries. An enriching multicultural learning experience in Dakar, a regional economic hub and port city. A program recognizing the high demand for intercultural awareness and contextual intelligence skills. A program utilizing both practitioner and academic expertise within its faculty and teaching staff. PRACTICAL INFORMATION Program duration Four semesters (on campus) (120 credits) Format An evening course with additional weekend block seminars (30 credits per semester) Entry requirements Bachelor or License level degree with good grade average High level Proficiency in English (≥C2) Degree level Master Program start 2016 Thursday, 10... [-]

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. [+]

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 2 years 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 Political And International Studies (epi)

Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie de Rabat
Campus Full time August 2017 Morocco Rabat

Policy and International Studies (IPS) is a Master of the School of Governance (EGE) Mohammed VI Polytechnic University built through an international academic partnership with the Institute of Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence (Aix Sciences Po ). [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. Policy and International Studies (IPS) is a Master of the School of Governance (EGE) Mohammed VI Polytechnic University built through an international academic partnership with the Institute of Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence (Aix Sciences Po ). This Master's degree lasts two years and trains professionals in the analysis of public policy, disseminate and produce intellectual knowledge and research on contemporary political, social science and international relations in a academic framework of international reference. Morocco and the North African countries are engaged in reform complex processes of their state their level of political and public decision making in an international environment changing. Also new ideas emerge or supplement the terms of the conduct or the deployment of public action, with competing ways of involving different stakeholders, society, the public sector, the private sector, the representative body. Political and International Studies allows students to acquire expertise on these processes, analyze, explain them, synthesize and acquire prospective capacity by mobilizing several disciplines at the crossroads of political science, sociology, anthropology, history, law and political economy. The curriculum is designed to train professional staff, excellent in their capacity for synthesis, methods of thinking and able to put into perspective and present their findings in multiple languages. The training takes place in Rabat in the first year and then continues with a second-year international career that allows graduate with a master 2 at Sciences Po Aix-en-Provence, specialization in International Relations, Political Sociology and Public Action. This international opening... [-]

MPhil in Management Coaching

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)
Campus 2 years 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... [+]

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. Learn... [-]