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Economics and Administration

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

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 International Hotel Management - HR and training specialization

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters 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.... [-]


Master in Finance

ESSEC Business School
Campus Full time 15 months September 2017 France Cergy-Pontoise Singapore + 1 more

The Master in Finance, recognized by the French Higher Education and Research Ministry as Master Degree, and ranked 7th best Master in Finance worldwide by the Financial Times in 2016, is a graduate program tailored to individual needs and goals. [+]

A word from the Academic Director “The increasingly globalized and complex economy creates an additional demand for graduates with a well-recognized expertise in all areas of finance. In addition, corporate financial directors, consulting (advisory) firms, investment banks and financial institutions are in need of in-depth technical knowledge in finance.Career-oriented and internationally focused, the ESSEC Master in Finance is a highly selective and intensive program designed to offer high quality training to high potential students who wish to pursue a career in corporate finance, financial markets, asset and portfolio management as well as risk management. The program has a strong international dimension and teaches students to adapt to a multicultural environment, addressing multinational issues and providing exposure to both Europe and Asia. It offers a global approach to finance with a strong emphasis on the underlying skills necessary to operate in today’s financial professions.” Professor Sridhar Arcot, Academic Director of the Master in Finance. Ph.D. in Finance, LSE, Associate Professor, Finance Department. Academic The Master in Finance, recognized by the French Higher Education and Research Ministry as Master Degree, is a graduate program tailored to individual needs and goals. It offers 3 specialized tracks in Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, and Asset Management. The curriculum is flexible and it is full-time during 15 months. The 90 ECTS credits cover courses, an international study trip and an internship or academic dissertation. Students can choose to enroll the program either on the ESSEC France campus (Cergy, Paris area), or the ESSEC Asia-Pacific campus (Singapore).... [-]

Doing Business In Africa Program

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. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. 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.... [-]

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Executive Training Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Part time 6 months 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. [+]

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 in financial journalism, government professionals responsible for public policy, communications... [-]

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. [+]

Masters 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 part of... [-]

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. [+]

Masters 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 the main... [-]

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 Specialized Human Resources Management

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Senegal Dakar

The Human Resources Management progressively imposed in companies from the time when more and more leaders see the skills held by their employees, individually or collectively, can be the source of competitive advantage. In addition, the strategic choices made from opportunities offered by the environment require a strategic variation in human terms. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. The Human Resources Management progressively imposed in companies from the time when more and more leaders see the skills held by their employees, individually or collectively, can be the source of competitive advantage. In addition, the strategic choices made from opportunities offered by the environment require a strategic variation in human terms. This program obeys the BMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. It lasts four semesters divided into specialties and offering the student a rich and varied horizon on the development of skills in the company and in its national and international environment. To obtain the Master in Human Resources Management, beyond the validation of the student teaching units should have a memory, and support the pass. What background for the Master? Managers who firstly are equipped with proven academic skills suitable for doctoral studies 3rd cycle through research in the specialty units of other Managers with professional competence in Human Resources Management with a path leading to qualification and professional integration of high level. OFFERED THIS PROGRAM? This Master offers a training path that leads you to the supervisory and management functions in the HR departments of national companies and international private and public sector. The formula for learning, teaching provided and displayed international dimension aimed at training future HR executives... [-]

Master of Public Administration

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years 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. [+]

Masters 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 Specialized Banking And Financial Engineering

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Senegal Dakar

An ambitious program to train specialists of high finance. The Master in Banking and Financial Engineering offers a dual expertise in corporate finance and market to train specialists with a strong international dimension. [+]

An ambitious program to train specialists of high finance. The Master in Banking and Financial Engineering offers a dual expertise in corporate finance and market to train specialists with a strong international dimension. This program obeys the BMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. It lasts four semesters divided into specialties and offering the student a rich and varied horizon in Banking and financial engineering. To obtain the Master in Banking and Financial engineering, beyond the validation of the student teaching units should have a memory, and support the pass. PROFILE IS FOR THE MASTER? Managers who firstly are equipped with proven academic skills suitable for doctoral studies 3rd cycle through research in the specialty units of other Managers with proven professional skills in Banking and financial engineering with a path leading to a qualification and professional integration of high level. THIS PROGRAM OFFERED The Specialized Master in Banking and Financial Engineering has set itself aims to train financial experts with the ability and intelligence to understand the financial arrangements in the banks and in the general framework of corporate diagnosis, to meet the better industrial and economic issues. The choice of this training provides skills in the fields; capital investment, structured finance, project finance and asset and finally the trades related to raising funds in the capital markets, strategic and... [-]

Master Specialized Audit And Management Control

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Senegal Dakar

The lessons of management control and information system integrate the process approach in management control: control the information system tools for accounting and financial engineering; control the budget process and build a system of dashboards, animated steering functions and to reflect on the performance measure. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. The lessons of management control and information system integrate the process approach in management control: control the information system tools for accounting and financial engineering; control the budget process and build a system of dashboards, animated steering functions and to reflect on the performance measure. The expertise of the management controller: Conduct an internal audit mission control business risk through internal control, analyze the specific technical standards and internal audit. He is able to understand the issues of international accounting standards and control of corporate finance for decision support manager. This program whose implementation obeys the LMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. It lasts four semesters divided into specialties thus offering the student a rich and varied horizon in Auditing and management control. To obtain the Master in Auditing and Controlling, beyond the validation of the student teaching units should have a memory, and support the pass. PROFILE IS FOR MASTER? Managers who firstly are equipped with proven academic skills suitable for doctoral studies 3rd cycle through research in the specialty, the other Managers with professional skills proven in Audit and management control economies and backed by digital green with a course leading to a qualification and professional integration of high level. EC... [-]

Master Specialized Microfinance

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Senegal Dakar

A high-level training that creates social relationships and expresses a solidarity that goes in the direction of social and economic innovation. In recent years, microfinance pioneers in the higher education environment, through optional courses or some specialized masters. These courses meet both the needs of a growing sector and expectations of young people interested in jobs "that make sense." [+]

Become a social and economic innovation actor. A high-level training that creates social relationships and expresses a solidarity that goes in the direction of social and economic innovation. In recent years, microfinance pioneers in the higher education environment, through optional courses or some specialized masters. These courses meet both the needs of a growing sector and expectations of young people interested in jobs "that make sense." OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME Provide students with the technical skills The overall objective of the program is to train immediately operational, capable to lead or accompany the daily sound and efficient management and the development of a Decentralized Financing System (DFS). Specifically, the program aims to train managers able to: • Analyze the internal and external environment of SFD including macroeconomic financial and legal environment and the organization of these structures; • Create Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) sustainable; • Manage the MFIs and MFIs with the requirements and professionalism required; • Ensure the promotion of DFS. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • Bachelor • Application form • BSAT admission test • Maintenance LANGUAGES • English • Japanese • Chinese • Fulani and Mandingo The Bachelor in business IAM Audit and Management Control is offered alone or in joint-degree with UQAC Canada. Like many other Bachelor group, originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have led to his being labeled by the CENTRE for EXCELLENCE UEMOA, being certified to quality standard ISO 9001 version 2000 and get the Accreditation of the African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) .c;... [-]

Master Specialized Transport Logistics

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Senegal Dakar

This program whose implementation obeys the LMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Africa 2017. Specialized Master Transport Logistics This program whose implementation obeys the LMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. It lasts four semesters divided into specialties and offering the student a rich and varied horizon on market developments and their environments. To obtain the Master in Management Transport Logistics, beyond the validation of the student teaching units should have a memory, and support the pass. What background for the Master Managers who firstly are equipped with proven academic skills suitable for doctoral studies 3rd cycle through research in the specialty units of other Managers with proven professional skills Management Transport Logistics with a course leading to a qualification and a high level of employability. THIS PROGRAM OFFERED The Master in Management Transport Logistics offers you the opportunity to be manager with an integrated view of various aspects of international logistics and a thorough knowledge of key decision support tools used in the field. Graduates of this option will work as logistics specialists for large manufacturing companies, distribution or retail, or as analysts from consulting companies and logistics service providers. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • Bachelor • Application form • BSAT admission test • Maintenance LANGUAGES • English • Japanese • Chinese • Fulani and Mandinka This training... [-]