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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.

Zanudeen Makorie, Class of 2019
  • Job Title: General Counsel and Group Company Secretary
  • Organization: RioZim Limited
  • Country of Residence: Zimbabwe


Application Checklist


Demographic Information

Tell us about yourself. Brief details such as gender, nationality and years of work experience.



We require two references. One must be a direct supervisor or someone to whom you have been accountable.


Undergraduate Transcript

Contact our admissions office if you do not have access to your transcript at the moment.



We require a one-page resume that clearly summarizes your professional profile, career progression and academic achievements.


MBA Experience

Show us how you would perform as a student. This section requires you to complete two types leadership exercises similar to those that you would be undertaking in the ALUSB MBA. Set aside some time to engage and learn, courtesy of ALUSB.


Upcoming MBA Start Dates

Class of 2021, March Cohort

Start Date: 08 March 2020


Application Deadlines

Please note our upcoming deadlines. Pick a deadline and plan on submitting your application by this deadline. You will receive a final admissions decision within fours weeks of your chosen deadline.

6 May 2019

Round 1
Application Deadline

24 June 2019

Round 2
Application Deadline

5 August 2019

Round 3
Final Application Deadline

Student Testimonies

El Amine Alaoui Soulimani, Class of 2018
  • Job Title: Regional Projects Manager
  • Organization: Thyssenkrupp
  • Country of Residence: Morocco
Sidumiso Sibanda, Class of 2019
  • Job Title: Managing Director
  • Organization: SEO Africa
  • Country of Residence: Zimbabwe
Motlatsi Mkalala, Class of 2019
  • Job Title: Senior Manager, Customer Financial Solutions
  • Organization: Standard Bank Group
  • Country of Residence: South Africa
  • Job Title: Africa – Primary Markets Business Development Manager
  • Organization: London Stock Exchange
  • Country of Residence: United Kingdom
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