Who Should Apply?
The ALUSB MBA is designed for ambitious, working professionals aspiring to catalyse prosperity, lead change and drive impact across the African continent. We employ a holistic admissions process examining your academic achievements, work experience, professional aspirations and leadership potential, in order to understand how you might benefit from the ALUSB MBA, make your impact to the world and contribute to the business school community.
MBA Admissions Criteria
Similar to an executive MBA programme, ALUSB generally requires that applicants have at least 5 years of substantive, post graduate work experience, evidencing career progression. This part-time programme is for working professionals, therefore we expect that you are professionally occupied for the duration of this programme.
A dynamic career that demonstrates career progression speaks to leadership potential. We also look for opportunities that you have taken to lead throughout your academic and professional experience.
We look for students who demonstrate high analytical aptitude and an ability to
rapidly master new concepts.
The ALUSB MBA is a demanding, 20-month programme. It will take grit and discipline to complete. Expect to commit at least 20 hours per week to your part-time studies during online MBA periods. Much emphasis is placed on group work and peer learning. We therefore expect every member of the ALUSB community to be a team-player; hardworking and committed to delivering excellence to their teams.ams.
MBA Application Deadlines
MBA Application Process
The ALUSB MBA application includes the following elements:
In compliance with Rwandan Higher Education Council (HEC) regulations, ALUSB requires that all admitted students who received a bachelor’s degree in a non-Rwandan institution undergo a degree equivalence process before they are matriculated.
The equivalence process and is done via the online Rwandan government platform named Irembo and involves the steps below:
- All academic documents should be in French/English; Any other language should be translated by a recognised translator.
- All documents should be notarized by a public notary in Rwanda or at a Rwandan Embassy (ALUSB can facilitate this for you).
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The ALUSB MBA Class of 2021 Profile:
The MBA Class of 2021 includes executives, public sector managers and entrepreneurs from more than 15 countries in Africa and beyond.