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Top 10 Business Schools in Africa

The business sector in Africa has improved significantly over the course of time and universities throughout the continent have continued to expand and have more opportunities to students.

The African Exponent, a reliable online outlet for African news and in depth analysis of developments in business, finance, markets, politics, culture, science and technology, recently ranked top 10 business schools in Africa.

Some of the top 10 best business schools in Africa offer full-time MBA courses, international opportunities, and a variety of undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. programs in various business-related fields. GBSN is proud to have 6 of the 10 best business schools listed as members. We look forward to continuing to work with each one of these leading institutions and welcome getting to know the 4 other nominated schools.

  1. Lagos Business School Ð Nigeria (member since 2007)
  2. Gordon Institute of Business Science– South Africa (member since 2007)
  3. American University in Cairo School of Business, Egypt (member since 2014)
  4. The University of Dar es Salaam Business School Ð Tanzania
  5. Makerere University Business School – Uganda
  6. Wits Business School – South Africa (member since 2008)
  7. Strathmore Business School Ð Kenya (member since 2010)
  8. University of Ghana Business School Ð Ghana
  9. HEM Business School – Morocco
  10. Chandaria School of Business, United States International University (USIU)- Kenya (member since 2011)

The 2018 GBSN Annual Conference will be held in Nairobi, Kenya this year co-hosted by two of the top 10 business schools, the Chandaria School of Business, United States International University and Strathmore Business School. Themed “Transforming Traditional Sectors: Educating Entrepreneurial Leaders to Drive Systemic Change, the conference will focus on how innovative, interdisciplinary and collaborative ways of educating entrepreneurial leaders can transform traditional sectors, including Mining & Oil, Agriculture, Tourism and Healthcare. For more information on the conference, visit www.gbsn.org/2018kenya

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Tiana Morris is the Summer/Fall Communications and Event Planning Intern at the Global Business School Network