International MBA - Locally Supported
The Locally Supported International MBA is a part-time programme, embracing the philosophy of Action Learning with supportive workshops in Johannesburg or Cape Town.
International development on Master level
Managers of today require flexibility and skill to come up with innovative solutions to current organisational challenges. The practical Action Learning method allows for the manager to gain the knowledge neccessary to plan-do-reflect on these challenges.
- You are a manager or hold a management trainee position.
- You have completed a Bachelor or equivalent.
- You have internet and email access.
For non-English speakers a TOEFL or IELTS language test is required. The minimum pass mark for TOEFL is 550 (paper); 213 (computer) or 80 (internet) and IELTS 6.0. Exemptions can be considered should your mother tongue be English and you have successfully completed your degree in English.
This International MBA programme equips South African managers in meeting today's organisational challenges. Discuss your challenges with your fellow MBA students in the online learning platform and meet up with your South African classmates every third month. Additionally you will attend a six day conference at BSN in Buren, The Netherlands.
Once you have completed the Organisational Analysis (Phase1), the MBA programme kicks off with four multi-disciplinary workshops focussing on a range of Hot Topics. Allowing you to decide on which disciplines you will focus on for your MBA projects.
|MBA Phase||Duration||Type of Assignment|
|Phase 1||2 months||
Personal Development Plan
Action Learning Literature Research Project
|Phase 2||16 months
Four multi-disciplinary Action Learning Projects
Attend all core course workshops and write exams for all core course subjects
|Phase 3||6 months||
24 months, delivered in three phases.
12 to 15 hours per week.
The programme is a variant of the distance learning MBA (CROHO registration number 70053), which is accredited through the Dutch Government, the NVAO, (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders).
Application and Funding
Start date 2013
Regional Subsidised Tuition Fee 2013
South Africa EUR 9.900,-
The total tuition fee for this MBA programme is EUR 25.600,-
Due to the success of this programme, the Dick Gerdzen Foundation has made 60 partial scholarships (EUR 15.700,- per applicant) available for 2013.
Dick Gerdzen Foundation
The Dick Gerdzen Foundation has made 60 partial scholarships (EUR 15.700,- per applicant) available for 2013. For eligibility criteria and/or payment options for this programme please complete the Brochure Request Form.
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