AABS supports graduate business schools through capacity building, collaboration and quality improvement programmes for deans/directors and faculty from African Business Schools.
The Association of African Business Schools (AABS) was formally established in October 2005 and was registered as a Non-Profit Organization in September 2007.
Our programmes aim to help with building effective business schools in order to improve management education in Africa and to enhance the relevance and contribution of business schools to African development.
AABS hosts an annual business schools conference for business school and business leaders across the continent called AABS Connect. AABS Connect rotates around the continent on an annual basis and also includes a workshop for deans and directors of business schools as well as the AABS annual meeting.
AABS Connect provides an opportunity for discussion, expression of members views and interests and an opportunity for thought leaders in management education to gather and share ideas. For more information on AABS Connect click here.
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Dr Grafton Whyte elected on to AABS Board
Dr Grafton Whyte Spends some time with us to tell us about his experience, how this will benefit AABS and how business schools are impacting businesses and economic growth
Dr Adri Drotskie, MBA Director of Henley Business School Africa tells us about Retaining MBA Graduates
An ongoing survey by Henley Business School Africa has revealed that just over 50% our MBA students who completed their studies from 2011 onwards were still employed at the same company.
75% of students who received full corporate sponsorship were still employed by the same company. However, 60% of graduates whose employer did not sponsor their MBA had moved to another company. Retention of a newly graduated MBA employee is important. What can businesses do to retain their MBA graduates?