South African Business Schools Association

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South African Business Schools Association
South African Business Schools Association.gif
Abbreviation SABSA
Type Business schools association
Location
Region served South Africa
Membership 18[1]
President Helena van Zyl[2]
Website www.sabsa.co.za

The South African Business Schools Association (SABSA) is an association of South African business schools offering accredited MBA programmes. Institutions are accredited in South Africa by the Council on Higher Education (CHE), whilst institutions also pursue international accreditation from AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. SABSA hosts an annual business school expo at the Sandton Convention Centre.[3]

Members[edit]

Business School Institution City Accreditation Year founded
Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) University of Pretoria Johannesburg CHE, AMBA[4] 2000†
Graduate School of Business University of KwaZulu-Natal Durban CHE[5]
Graduate School of Business and Government Leadership North-West University Mafikeng CHE[6]
Henley Management College, South Africa Henley Management College Johannesburg CHE, AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB[7] 1992
Management College of Southern Africa Johannesburg CHE[8]
Milpark Business School Johannesburg CHE[9]
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Port Elizabeth CHE[10] 2005
Potchefstroom Business School North-West University Potchefstroom CHE[11]
Regenesys Business School Johannesburg CHE[12]
Regent Business School Johannesburg CHE[13]
Rhodes Investec Business School (RIBS) Rhodes University Grahamstown CHE, AMBA[14] 2000
School of Business Leadership (SBL) University of South Africa Midrand CHE[15] 1965
Tshwane University of Technology Business School Tshwane University of Technology Pretoria CHE[16] 1999
Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership University of Limpopo Polokwane CHE[17] 1997
UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) University of Cape Town Cape Town CHE, EQUIS[18]
University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) Stellenbosch University Cape Town CHE, AMBA, EQUIS[19] 1964
University of the Free State Business School University of the Free State Bloemfontein CHE[20]
Wits Business School (WBS) University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg CHE, AMBA[21] 1968

† Note as of January 2008 GIBS replaced the Graduate School of Management, which was founded in 1949[22] and was the first MBA programme to be launched outside of North America.[23]

Partners[edit]

SABSA partners with the Association of African Business Schools (AABS) and SADCnet (funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Gordon Institute of Business Science and the University of Botswana. SADCnet offers workshops for business schools leaders in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-to-showcase-mba-business-schools-2011-08-08 Expo to showcase MBA business schools Retrieved 6 October 2011
  2. ^ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-to-showcase-mba-business-schools-2011-08-08 Expo to showcase MBA business schools Retrieved 6 October 2011
  3. ^ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-to-showcase-mba-business-schools-2011-08-08 Expo to showcase MBA business schools Retrieved 6 October 2011
  4. ^ http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/university-of-pretoria-gibs GIBS Retrieved 1 October 2011
  5. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=7&p=24#title University of Kwazulu-Nata Retrieved 1 October 2011
  6. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=12&p=24#title Potchefstroom Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  7. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=8&p=24#title Henley Management College Retrieved 1 October 2011
  8. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=9&p=24#title Management College of Southern Africa Retrieved 1 October 2011
  9. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=10&p=24#title Milpark Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  10. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=11&p=24#title Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  11. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=12&p=24#title Potchefstroom Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  12. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=101&p=24#title Regenesys Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  13. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=102&p=24#title Regent Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  14. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=103&p=24#title Rhodes MBA Retrieved 1 October 2011
  15. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=15&p=24#title University of South Africa Retrieved 1 October 201
  16. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=14&p=24#title Tshwane University of Technology Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  17. ^ http://www.ul.ac.za/index.php?Entity=School%20Main%20Menu&school_id=11 Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership Retrieved 1 October 2011
  18. ^ http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/university-of-cape-town GSB Retrieved 1 October 2011
  19. ^ http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/university-of-stellenbosch-graduate-school-of-business USB Retrieved 1 October 2011
  20. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/infocentreaccreditation.aspx?s=48&c=13&p=24#title University of the Free State Business School Retrieved 1 October 2011
  21. ^ http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/wits-business-school WBS Retrieved 1 October 2011
  22. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/school.aspx?rootid=7&schoolid=25&pageid=additional Retrieved 20 MArch 2010
  23. ^ http://www.mba.co.za/school.aspx?rootid=7&schoolid=25&pageid=additional
  24. ^ http://www.sabsa.co.za/page/about_us/index.html About Us Retrieved 6 October 2011