Botho university MBA launched

With the recent launch of its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme, Botho University continues to make its mark in the education sector.

The online MBA will be offered through blended and distance learning at Botho University. It will facilitate the Professional and Corporate development of business leaders and aspiring business managers and entrepreneurs as reflective of corporate practitioners in the business field. The MBA will enable graduates to develop knowledge, skills and competencies to manage business organizations at national, regional and international level.

The Blended Learning programme, with combined Distance Learning and Block Release, will take a minimum of 2 years to complete. It will be driven on a platform of case studies and scenarios, making use of industry experts and leaders as well as advanced scholars with a wealth of experience in the SADC region.

Using a basis of personal and professional experience, the MBA will enable prospective candidates to start businesses. It is meant to target business leaders, entrepreneurs and technopreneurs, and to empower the human capital base of emerging economies like Botswana.Students will learn through the use of Blackboard Collaborate, which compares very well with business schools in SADC.

The launch actively engaged guests, leaving all who attended with a strong grasp of the basic concepts of Botho University’s latest offering. The MBA, aimed at producing business managers, researchers, policy makers, and branding specialists, to name a few, will be administered by experienced and PhD qualified instructors, as well as guest lecturers with industry experience.

The first intake of the programme, benchmarked against the best in Southern Africa, will be in January 2018. Applications are now open.