4 Intakes per year (January, April, July & October)
7 Core modules
3 Electives among:
Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Innovative Corporate Finance
Supply Chain and Logistics
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Energy and Sustainability
1 Action-learning project
18 to 21 months
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent*
Professional experience: Minimum of 5 years Or 10 years, including 3 years of managerial level (if no bachelor*)
IELTS: 6.5 (Equivalence: studying or working in an English-speaking country or environment)
* Recognition of prior learning and professional experience may be acceptable after the board’s evaluation of the application
You can choose your path
4 modules = Post-graduate Certificate in Business Administration
8 modules = Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration
During the 8 weeks of a module, each week being centered around one theme, you will get access to videos, articles, case studies and quizzes to learn about the specifics of the related concepts, models and tools. You will start and finish each module at the same time as your peers, creating a strong team spirit and lots of opportunities to learn from each other.
Interaction with your professor and peer-learning also happen in the forums every week, during live sessions including guest speakers, and also through the multiple group projects, culminating with the action-learning project, a real-case consulting assignment with an existing African organization.
Along the way, you are assessed on your participation, group and/or individual projects, and assignments. The MBA is designed to be highly interactive, an exciting learning experience, and fully compatible with your busy professional life.
Design your own learning journey, tapping into the modules that compose specialization tracks offered online
Work while designing your career path, and benefit from the flexibility of the program through its asynchronous approach to balance the requirements of your professional and personal life
Benefit from exchanges with ABS’s international world-class permanent faculty and affiliated professors coming from prestigious institutions
Participate in a multidisciplinary program (business management, technology, analytics, liberal arts, philosophy, psychology…) that develops your « growth mindset », social responsibility, creative and purposeful leadership
Meet a lifelong learning community of executives and entrepreneurs from all over the Pan-African landscape with very diverse professional and cultural backgrounds for a vibrant learning experience and highly concrete contribution to personal and team development.
Benefit from a coach assigned to each participant throughout the program in order to ensure their ongoing personal and professional development with the particularity of growing their portfolio of competencies
Take part in Africa focused activities such as business case studies and fireside chats with African leaders to share insights and experiences
Meet ABS’s world-class permanent faculty and affiliated professors coming from prestigious institutions
« On top of the diversity of the people that were in the cohort, what really struck me the most was the quality of the professors and the way they make you understand yourself, understand what drives you, and understand your core values that can help you in your decision-making process whether in your professional or personal life »
« I am fortunate to have access to a world-class training provided by world-renowned professors. The aim of Africa Business School is to train future African leaders. Ultimately, Africa is not only a source of resources or affordable labor, but an important future contributor to academic, scientific and business excellence at the global level »