Leading-edge business education for tomorrow's leaders, today
TSIBA Business School offers a leading-edge 18-month postgraduate qualification via a blend of contact, synchronous (online face to face), and asynchronous (in your own time) learning methods.
The blended model of delivery provides a student-friendly experience in alignment with our ethos of providing exceptional business education and universal access to it.
Why study this program?
Equivalent to an Honours qualification (NQF Level 8) this postgraduate diploma is aimed at ambitious graduates, managers, leaders, and business coaches, mentors, and consultants who have an interest in gaining a broad understanding of key elements of the complex world of business and entrepreneurship today.
Whether you are in your own business, wanting to start your own business, aiming to enhance your career, or wanting to guide others in business management and leadership skills, the PDBA will provide you with the skills and personal development you need.
What does the TSIBA Postgraduate Program Cover?
The program covers key management disciplines through six courses with one elective and an experiential learning Capstone Project.
The courses include:
Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Finance
Leadership & Self-Development
Business Communication & Information Management
Legal & Regulatory Environment of Business
Global Environment of Business and Applied Leadership
Coaching and Mentoring.
Open up a world of opportunity
Throughout this program, you will enter a world of opportunity.
Not only will you enhance your business, management, and leadership skills, you will also meet a group of like-minded, high-potential graduates, business people, and entrepreneurs who will likely be in your business and personal network for a lifetime. The program runs in collaboration with the European based B360 Education Partnerships so that students are exposed to ideas from both South African and international industry and academic professionals.
What are the entrance requirements?
Ambitious graduates interested in this program will need a three-year bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of four years’ business experience at the managerial level. A limited number of spaces are made available for non-graduates with a minimum of ten years of work experience on recognition of prior learning. Online interviews will also be conducted with applicants who meet the minimum requirements
Three-year bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
A minimum of four years’ business experience at the managerial level
A minimum of ten years of work experience for recognition of prior learning applicants
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration | NQF level 8 | 120 credits
What delegates say about the program:
“The entire program was an eye-opener for me, great knowledge, information and skill sharing, substantiated by good and appropriate models, techniques and tactics of coaching and mentorship."
“New techniques, tactics, logic, theories in consulting and mentoring.”
“The mentorship component was amazing... allowing me to have the confidence and tools to assist clients with organisational design.”
“What I learned will help my business as well as my mentees.”
"The course has made me more resolute to stay on my path.”