The school is named after Sir Donald Gordon, in recognition of his contribution to South African business and a significant endowment to GIBS. In May 2018 the annual UK Financial Times Executive Education rankings, a global benchmark for providers of executive education, once again ranked us as the top South African and African business school. This is the 15th year running that we have been ranked among the top business schools worldwide. In October 2018 our MBA was ranked among the top 100 business schools globally in the prestigious Financial Times Executive MBA Rankings. We are the only business school in Africa to appear in this ranking.
Postgraduate Diploma in General Management (PGDip GM)
This offering resonates with managers who are self-driven and highly motivated and who are looking to gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of business. It is for individuals who do not only want to
Doctoral Programme (DBA/PhD)
The programme is designed to meet the needs of the mature, self-motivated scholar. It provides a blend of individual and peer interactive learning challenges that stretch and test potential. As an outcome, the successful
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
No two individuals are the same. At GIBS, we understand that everyone is different. That’s why we’ve created an MBA as unique as you are. With GIBS, you get to choose exactly how your MBA will work for you. With the widest
Postgraduate Diploma Business Administration (Part-Time PDBA)
The part-time PDBA is aimed at fast-tracking high-potential individuals in the early stages of their management careers into the world of business. It will help you gain the business knowledge you require to lead and thrive in
ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES Programme for Management Development (PMD)
The PMD will enhance your career by developing your business knowledge and improving your management skills. You will gain a clear understanding of a number of key management functions and an overall perspective on what
Postgraduate Diploma Business Administration (Full-Time PDBA)
The full-time PDBA is designed for recent graduates to develop business knowledge and acumen, in order to accelerate their access to the workplace. This practical course includes an internship as well as a consulting project
ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES Master of Philosophy in International Business (MPhil IB)This Master’s degree in International Business will enable you to transform from a traditional business manager into a global business leader who understands the complexities of managing in a global society.
Master of Philosophy in Corporate Strategy (MPhil CS)
The Masters in Corporate Strategy will give you leading edge knowledge to help you gain a deep understanding on how organisations need to react timeously to rapidly changing business environments