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Sculpting Global Leaders


The WBS MBA is our flagship academic programme that uses both cutting-edge theory and practical guided application.

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Master of Management

Our Master of Management programmes provide an opportunity to specialise in a field relevant to doing business in Africa and globally.

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Postgraduate Diploma

The programme focuses on management theory and practical skills, including finance and leadership.

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Join top candidates from across the continent and master your research skills.

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About Us

At Wits Business School, we are proud to be shaping the future of business education. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about our programmes, faculty, and research initiatives. Thank you for considering us as your partner in your academic and professional journey.



20 March 2024
Tackling Gender Inequality, One Programme at a Time: WBS and FASSET impact the lives of hundreds of women

The partnership between Wits Business School’s Executive...

07 March 2024
5th African Philanthropy Conference will take place from 29 July to 02 August 2024

The 5th African Philanthropy Conference (5APC) is scheduled...

19 February 2024
Launch of the Energy Conversations Podcast

As we reflect on the release of the latest Integrated...

19 February 2024
Drikus Kriek's paper awarded Best Paper at the Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) Conference

Drikus Kriek, Associate Professor of HR and Leadership at...

06 December 2023
Wits Business School and Absa launch a Chair in Future Energy

6 December 2023. Today, Wits Business School (WBS) announced...

24 October 2023
Wits Business School’s Case Centre shines at US conference

17 October 2023, Johannesburg: Wits Business School’s Case...

11 October 2023
Wits Business School launches new MBA in the field of Healthcare Leadership

5 October 2023, Johannesburg – Wits Business School (WBS)...

05 October 2023
South Africa set to gain societal benefits through AI

Wits Business School (WBS) recently partnered with the...

13 September 2023
WBS celebrates Arbour Week

On Thursday 7 September WBS breathed new life into its...

13 September 2023
Gautrain celebrates women leaders shaping the knowledge landscape

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) in collaboration with...

27 June 2023
WBS BOOK LAUNCH: The Intrapreneur's Journey – Empowering Employees to Drive Growth

WBS hosted the launch of The Intrapreneur’s Journey –...


June 2024

Leading in the Digital Age – A Conversation with Lillian Barnard, President: Microsoft Africa

17:00 - 18:30
Wits Business School, 2 St David's Place, Parktown

We are delighted to invite you to our next WBS Leadership Dialogue with one of Africa’s true “movers and shakers”. Ms Lillian Barnard has devoted her 30-year career in the digital sector in building...


Virtual Tour

Located in Parktown Johannesburg, Wits Business School is the graduate school of business administration of the University of the Witwatersrand, one of the top tertiary institutes in Africa.

We encourage you to take an immersive 360° virtual tour of our campus to introduce you to our School, our surroundings, and our facilities.


Centres & Chairs

The WBS Chair in Digital Business, the African Energy Leadership Centre (AELC) and the Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI) are the first of their kind on the African continent, putting WBS at the forefront of research in these areas. The renowned WBS Case Centre has produced over 350 case studies relevant to our context; the Career Management Area offers multiple services to students including coaching, advice and mentorship; the Leadership Development Centre offers students and delegates carefully designed courses in leadership and personal development, and the Good Governance Academy (GGA) collaborates globally to share information on critical business issues as a public good.