Ranking South Africa’s best business schools in 2016

Business journal PMR.africa recently compiled its annual national survey on accredited business schools offering MBA degrees in South Africa.

The publication surveyed 315 employers from listed and large companies, national,
provincial and local government departments/municipalities and SOEs that employ MBA graduates and students.

The respondents rated the MBA graduates and students in the workplace  representing accredited business schools across 19 attributes/criteria:
●Academic knowledge
●Application of knowledge in the workplace
●Communication skills/abilities
●Emotional intelligence
●Entrepreneurial skills/capacity/abilities
●Environmental awareness
●Ethical business conduct
●Financial management
●Human resource management
●Implementation of corporate governance
●Information management
●Insight into sound sustainable development
●International perspective
●Leadership skills/abilities
●Marketing management
●Operational management
●Quantitative abilities/skills
●Strategic management

Respondents were asked to rate a school on a scale of 0.00 – 10.00.

The results reflect accredited business schools in SA offering MBA/MBL degrees

# Business School Score out of 10
1 University of Stellenbosch Business School 8.22
2 Milpark Business School 8.10
3 Henley Business School 8.00
4 Gordon Institute of Business Science 8.00
5 Regenesys Business School 7.90
6 University of KwaZulu Natal Graduate School of Business & Leadership 7.80
7 University of Cape Town Graduate
School of Business (GSB)
8 Rhodes Business School 7.72
9 NWU School of Business & Governance 7.65
10 Wits Business School 7.30
11 University of South Africa – Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) 7.16
12 Tshwane University of Technology Business School 7.12
13 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School 7.00
14 School of Management – University of the Free State 6.64
15 Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership 6.39

Read: These are the best business schools in South Africa – and how much they cost


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