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South Africa Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS Business School) is a business school in South Africa and an affiliate of the University of Pretoria. It is located in the heart of Illovo, Johannesburg, close to the Sandton financial and commercial business hub. GIBS is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and internationally by Association of MBAs(AMBA). It is ranked as one of the best business schools in South Africa and the wider Africa, with flagship programmes that include the Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PDBA), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA/PHD). In 2012, the GIBS DBA became the first South African doctoral programme in business to receive international accreditation from AMBA. GIBS also offers Executive Programmes: short courses, executive level programmes like the Global Executive Development & General Management Programmes, company-specific programmes. Extended Programmes are longer certificate programmes and include the Social Entrepreneurship Programme, Leading Women Programme and Nexus Leadership Programme.
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The Centre for Dynamic Markets The Enterprise Development Academy The Centre for Leadership & Dialogue Business Analysis & Research Personal & Applied Learning
Programs

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme is directed towards MBA graduates who want to further deepen their knowledge within the field of business administration. Consisting of two main parts, the Doctor of Business Administration programme provides participants with interactive learning challenges.
The first part of the Doctor of Business Administration programme is “Directed Learning” and consists of seminars, prescribed readings and written assignments. Aiming to give students the knowledge base required in order to pursue doctoral research it is divided into two main components:

Research Methodology

The Nature of Scientific Research
Design and Methods for Quantitative Research 
Design and Methods for Qualitative Research 
Trans disciplinary Applied Business Research

Business Science

Macro environment of Business
Strategic Management
Leadership 
Organisation Behaviour and Transformation 
Strategic Marketing
Innovation 
Finance 
Governance, Risk and Performance

The second part of the Doctor of Business Administration programme is “Research” and is spent on independent research. Once the research is completed it is mandatory to present it as a doctoral thesis. During the research process, Doctor of Business Administration students are guided by a supervisor.

GIBS MBA
The GIBS MBA programme is offered in two different formats; students can choose to pursue either a modular block release MBA or a part time MBA. Both study options stretch over 2 years.
Structured to enable students to apply their knowledge in their work environment, the GIBS MBA is globally relevant and ensures interactive relationships with South African business and corporate leaders. Through classroom lectures, case studies, business simulations, company visits and syndicate projects GIBS highly qualified and international faculty guide GIBS MBA students through their degree.

The GIBS MBA programme is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and ensures graduates to be ready for both local and international careers upon completion.

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PDBA)

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PDBA)  runs over ten months and consists of six modules with two subjects in each module. Covering the same fundamental business principles as the MBA degree, the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration fast-tracks high-potential young graduates into the world of business.
The PDBA combines classroom lectures, case studies, business simulations, business field trips and syndicate projects, giving students a broad understanding of business concepts. Through the duration of the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration students will develop their interpersonal and problem solving skills as well as teach them how to manage risks & uncertainty and give them analytical & financial expertise.

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