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Reimagining the MBA Experience

THE ALU SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MBA PROGRAMME IS OUR FLAGSHIP ACCREDITED POSTGRADUATE DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. IT IS A 20-MONTH TRANSFORMATIVE MBA PROGRAMME FOR AFRICA’s BUSINESS LEADERS.

The ALUSB MBA is the first pan-African programme of its kind. Designed for ambitious, working professionals who are immersed in dynamic economies across Africa, this world-class, 20-month programme blends in-classroom ‘’intensive’’ sessions with interactive, online learning. Our blended learning model allows you to fit your studies around your work schedule, enabling you to apply and practice new tools, frameworks and insights on the job.

You will join your peers 6 times during the programme, for week-long ‘’intensive” sessions,  where you will learn directly from an ‘all-star’ cast of African business leaders. Our vision is to serve as a catalyst for prosperity in Africa by developing world-class African business leaders and entrepreneurs who will make this century the African Century.

Student Experience

Balancing work, study and life in the ALUSB MBA. Hear from mother, leader and MBA student Brenda Kobola ’19.

Leadership in Action: President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, joins MBA Class of 2018 in the classroom.

Academics

With seasoned faculty from across the continent and real African case studies throughout the programme, the ALUSB MBA is steeped in the African context. Leadership is at the heart of this programme; 30% of the MBA curriculum is focused on leadership development.

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V^3 Leadership Lab

V^3 Leadership Lab

 

Pan-African, seasoned Guest Faculty

Pan-African, seasoned Guest Faculty

 

Team Building & Self Awareness

Team Building & Self Awareness

 

MBA@ALUSB IS…

Powerful

Doing business in Africa is all about relationships. As the first pan-African MBA programme in the world, the ALUSB MBA plugs its participants into a powerful network of top African business titans they can collaborate with for the rest of their careers. The MBA is an investment in pan-African ‘relationship capital’ that can be deployed later in doing business on the continent.

Immediate

We believe the best way to learn leadership is through practice, not theory.  As such, students within ALUSB’s MBA programme remain employed throughout their studies. They are able to learn a lesson on one day and apply it immediately to address a real work situation the next. Through the MBA’s leadership development programme, candidates are able to see an immediate impact on their growth as business leaders.Doing business in Africa is all about relationships. As the first pan-African MBA programme in the world, the ALUSB MBA plugs its participants into a powerful network of top African business titans they can collaborate with for the rest of their careers. The MBA is an investment in pan-African ‘relationship capital’ that can be deployed later in doing business on the continent.

Affordable

he ALUSB MBA costs $30,000 over a 20-month period (not including flights and accommodation for in-person sessions) compared to $200,000 for an MBA at a typical top-10 business school in the US. Because candidates do not leave their employment, they do not lose income. We make world-class business education accessible to African business leaders.Doing business in Africa is all about relationships. As the first pan-African MBA programme in the world, the ALUSB MBA plugs its participants into a powerful network of top African business titans they can collaborate with for the rest of their careers. The MBA is an investment in pan-African ‘relationship capital’ that can be deployed later in doing business on the continent.

Benefits For Companies

COMPANY SUPPORT IN THE FORM OF TIME OR FINANCING IS CRUCIAL TO A STUDENT’S SUCCESS IN THE PROGRAMME. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THIS PROGRAMME TO A STUDENT’S COMPANY?

Retain talent in your organisation. Students stay in work while they study.

Develop your leadership pipeline.

Reap the benefits of cutting edge business tools, frameworks, skills and innovative ideas as your employees apply learning on the job

Develop the pan-African knowledge base of your organisation to help drive and develop markets beyond your home region.

Tap a rich recruitment base of skilled individuals with leadership potential and the nuanced knowledge of doing business across Africa.

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