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GIBS: Only African School in Financial Times EMBA 2017 Ranking

Publish date:2017-10-17
GIBS logo The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has for the fifth time scooped top honours as Africa’s preeminent business school in the annual Executive MBA (EMBA) Ranking, conducted by the UK Financial Times (FT). GIBS is the only African business school included in the FT MBA rankings.



UCT GSB case study on African Bank collapse wins international accolade

Publish date:2017-10-13

A case study on the governance failure at African Bank written by UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) academic, Associate Professor Stephanie Giamporcaro and MBA student Matthew Marrian, has been recognised as one of the top 10 business case studies of the year.



Appointment of Dr Ali Elquammah as the new Chairman of the AABS Board

Publish date:2017-10-05

The Association of African Business Schools (AABS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ali Elquammah as the new Chairman of the Board. Dr Elquammah is the Director of Academic Affairs at HEM Business School, Morocco.



Strathmore Business School starts First Training Program for Africa’s Junior Management for Agricultural Value Chains in Partnership with Top Fortune 500 - AGCO

Publish date:2017-10-05

Dr. George Njenga, Dean Strathmore Business School, Mr. Nuradin Osman, the Vice President and General Manager of AGCO Africa, Dr. Andy Wilcox – Harper Adams University and Simon Mwangi, Founder, The Bridge Africa; signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 25th September 2017 with Strathmore Business School to start a Training Program for Africa’s junior management for agricultural value chains.



The fates of SA and Zimbabwe are linked

Publish date:2017-10-03

Former Zimbabwean deputy prime minister and MIT professor calls for regional solidarity to ensure success across SADC. 



Executive Education Receives Five-Year ACCET Reaccreditation

Publish date:2017-10-03

The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business Executive Education has been reaccredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) for the next five years. 



Inaugural conference, on September 21st, 2017 at Groupe ISCAE

Publish date:2017-10-02

Inaugural conference, on September 21st, 2017

“Toward an integrated and inclusive tourism strategy for sustainable development?

Opportunities and challenges?”

By Mohamed Sajid, Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Artisanship, and Social Economy

It is a tradition at Groupe ISCAE to organize, on the occasion of each academic year, an inaugural conference given by a personality of the political, economic or business world, on a topical subject. On Thursday, 21st September, Mohamed Sajid, Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Artisanship, and Social Economy, has initiated the cycle of conferences for the year 2017-2018.





ESCA Ecole de Management engaged in Women Leadership in Africa

Publish date:2017-10-02

In order to support Women leadership in Africa, ESCA Ecole de Management offers the WELA “Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Africa” programme in partnership with CEIBS “China Europe International Business School”, a top ranked Business School in China.



NiBS Executive Doctoral Research Conference 2017

Publish date:2017-09-27

The purpose of the conference is to deliberate on evidenced-based research, that contributes to business growth and competitiveness.

The NiBS Executive Doctoral Research Conference will be hinged on advancing the practice and sharing of ideas and solutions based on evidence. The Executive Doctoral Research Conference (EDRC) is a doctoral meeting place that brings together not only Executive Doctoral students and Business Executives, but also other key stakeholders that are interested in evidence based business and management research.



Lest we forget - lessons from African Bank

Publish date:2017-09-26

When African Bank Investments Limited was put under curatorship by the South African Reserve Bank in 2014, very few shareholders appeared to have seen it coming. It’s a cautionary tale that reminds us why it is important to properly scrutinise the state of a company's corporate governance. 



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