Set yourself on the path to global success. Develop analytical, emotional and critical thinking skills through a cutting-edge, real-life learning experience. Gain the edge you need today and become part of the largest alumni network on the continent.
Duration: 12 Months, 24 Months
Study mode: Full Time, Part Time
Academic category: Generalist degree
Elective course streams: Dynamic Economies & Innovation, Managing for Sustainability, Finance, General Management, Leading Organisations in Complex Environments
Management, Accounting, Economics, Technology & Operations, Strategy, Organisational Design, Critical Skills, Society & Collective Action, Marketing in a Connected World, Finance & Investment, Entrepreneurship, Business Integration, Case Competition
WBS students share their experience of the MBA programme
Join us for a life-changing experience that magnifies your view of the world and the opportunities it offers.
The WBS MBA programme, accredited by the Association of MBAs is the School’s flagship academic programme and is renowned the world over. The programme uses a combination of cutting-edge theory and guided practical application to develop the skills you need to be a great manager and leader both within Africa and also globally. You will develop your networks both through the other MBA students and also through interactions with organisations that you investigate as part of your group learning projects. The interactive learning experience will assist you to gain a heightened level of self-awareness and by so doing develop your interpersonal skills.
Upload copies of your degree certificate(s) as well as copies of academic transcripts/records related to all your academic qualification/s.
Upload current CV (only required if you have been working for 2 or more years)
Admission Test The admission tests are compulsory for all applicants applying to the PDBA programme and it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that they book and sit for the test. This test may be written before or after an application has been submitted; however candidates should take note that an application will only be reviewed once the test is written. For booking the APIL , contactHelene Martins firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are processed on a rolling acceptance basis. Once the class is full, candidates will be placed onto a waitlist.
Foreign Qualifications Applicants who have foreign qualifications need to send their qualification to the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) for evaluation before applying to WBS. Go to saqa.org.zaor email@example.com. Alternatively, you can call: 012 431 5000 or the helpdesk on: 0860 103 188
International applicants For other requirements pertaining to international applicants, kindly contact Simphiwe Goba at:firstname.lastname@example.org and kindly contact Odette Pillay at the fees office for additional fees payable at: email@example.com
Students must display the need and prove through the following: o Provision of Bank Statement for the past three months o Provision of confirmation letter of donor/employer stating that no sponsorship will be offered towards tuition fees o Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a justification of financial need during individual interviews
Applications openning will be announced in due course for 2019.
Part of the MBA includes a Global Study Tour.Students have a choice of going on an international study tour or a regional study tour. The cost of the international study tour is approximately USD 5 500 and the regional study tour approximately R31 000.
In the past, international study tours have included countries such as Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Other popular destinations are in the East, including China, India, Singapore and Malaysia. Further information on the regional study tour is to follow.
Please note, the tour is a compulsory requirement of the MBA. All students are obliged to participate in a study tour in order to graduate.
More information on quotations and information related to different global tours may be obtained from:
WBS is entitled to cancel or change the date of delivery of a programme without notice and for any reason without incurring any liability to individuals who have applied or are enrolled on the programme or any funders of such individuals (“participants” or “funders of participants”).
Without derogating from the aforesaid, and insofar as it possible, WBS will provide the participants or funders of the participants with 30 (thirty days) days written notice of any cancellation or changes in the dates of delivery of the programme.
Insofar as the programme is cancelled or rescheduled prior to delivery of the programme then in that event the participants and funders of the participants will not be charged the full programme fees.