Master's in Business Studies in Africa

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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 Organizational Management And Entrepreneurship

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 2 years 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. [+]

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. [-]

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 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... [-]

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 in International Business Full Time

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

Specializing Master in International Marketing Management

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Master in International Marketing Management provides a broad learning and training experience that helps students enter in the job market. The Master in International Marketing Management is characterized by active learning and student interaction, aimed at developing individual skills of analysis and decision-making. In particular, the traditional teaching methods will be integrated by... [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. The Master in International Marketing Management provides a broad learning and training experience that helps students enter in the job market. The Master in International Marketing Management is characterized by active learning and student interaction, aimed at developing individual skills of analysis and decision-making. In particular, the traditional teaching methods will be integrated by the presence of academics of international standing and managers, case discussions, role playing, individual, group projects and seminars. Learning objectives The Master aims at developing knowledge, competences and abilities in order to analyse the international markets and to assume managerial, commercial and marketing responsibilities. It enables to operate in international contexts thanks to original, dynamic and unique approaches, culture and knowledge coming from a training process that virtuously integrates the economical-managerial disciplines with the psychological-organisational ones. The learning objectives are to develop an open culture, flexible to changes and a long lasting set of competences able to continuously adequate themselves to various and dynamic economical contexts. Career opportunities & professional recognition The Master’s graduates will gain full marketing management knowledge and practices. They may take positions in any company or agency to carry out tasks related to marketing and customer management and marketing research. A class that makes a difference The Master in International Marketing Management is comprised of international and domestic students. Scientific Direction - Annalisa Tunisini - Director, Professor of Marketing, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan - A. Claudio Bosio - Co-Director, Dean of the Faculty... [-]

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 ). [+]

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 is reinforced by a specific work on... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Africa 2017. 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... [-]