Welcome To NMMU Business School
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School is rated among the top business schools globally and on the African continent. Our flagship Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PDBA) programmes focus on the development of creative, innovative and socially responsible business leaders and are available to students in Port Elizabeth, Gauteng, Durban, Cape Town and East London.
For stakeholders in HR, training and skills development, we empower workforce, human resources and leaders to be high-performance assets, helping stakeholders and industry to enhance their most valuable asset for future and sustainable growth, prosperity, and success.
As a new breed business school, also the youngest in Southern Africa, we have a forward-thinking vision and approach. We are in touch with tomorrow and understand the complex challenges of the 21st century.
Our solution to challenges of changing times is innovators, independent thinkers and individuals that are agents of change.
NMMU Business School’s MBA ranks among the top 200 in the world
Eduniversal ranked ten African Executive MBA programmes among the top 200 in the world. Of those, NMMU were among only 7 Executive MBA programmes to receive a four-star rating, the highest possible grade (Eduniversal 2013/14 Global Ranking of Executive MBA degrees).
First ‘green’ business school in South Africa
NMMU Business School is the first in South Africa to receive an official ‘green’ design rating accreditation for a public and education building from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA).
Awarded the ‘Business School Leadership Award’
Recognised with a special award for thought leadership in emerging markets at the 3rd annual Asia’s Best Business School Awards by CMO Asia and the World Brand Congress in Singapore.
Among the most affordable MBA
NMMU MBA students rank our programme as being the best value for money in South Africa. Available in Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and East London (Source: 2010 Financial Mail MBA Rankings/IPSOS Markinor).
International media recognition
International media, including The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe, acknowledged the role played by the NMMU Business School in shaping the future of another country through the post-conflict leadership programme and training for South Sudanese leaders after years of civil war.
Come speak to our Programme coordinators and qualified staff about our Executive Education Programmes to discover how you can invest in your future and career.
NMMU Business School’s MBA and PDBA gives South Africa’s leaders of tomorrow the tools and skills to climb the corporate ladder to senior management.
On the 21st of April the NMMU Business School, in conjunction with BEN-Africa and KPMG, hosted an Ethics in Business Strategic Conversation. It was a lively, informative discussion between Business Ethics specialist and industry. Everyone agreed that ethics play a very important role in society and especially in business. As a School that endeavours to educate the leaders of tomorrow talks around ethics are extremely important. The first specialist, Prof Arnold Smit from Stellenbosch University Business School and the Head of Social Impact and an Associate Professor in Business in Society, focused his presentation on the human and organizational side of cheating. Dr Schalk Engelbrecht, currently working in KPMG’s Forensic Business Unit and responsible for KPMG’s Ethics Advisory Service Line in South Africa, discussed the “science of ethics” and the implications thereof for business.Read More
Port Elizabeth – 21 May 2016 – On Saturday, 21 May 2016, the NMMU Business School hosted new and ‘up-and-coming’ entrepreneurs for an Entrepreneurship Workshop. Entrepreneurship, according to the Business Dictionary, is “the capacity and willingness to develop, organize and manage a business venture along with any of its risks in order to make a profit. The most obvious example of entrepreneurship is the starting of new businesses”.Read More