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Luleka MzamoHead: Communications and Stakeholder Managementmzamol@gibs.co.za011 771 4377
Founded in 2000, the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) is an internationally accredited business school, based in Johannesburg, South Africa's economic hub. As the business school for business, we focus on general management and aim to significantly improve responsible individual and organisational productivity and performance, in South Africa and our broader African environment, through high-quality business and management education. Our purpose is to inspire exceptional performance in our pursuit to make business healthier. The GIBS Executive Education offering was ranked in the global top 50 by the prestigious Financial Times Executive Education 2020 Ranking. In 2021, the GIBS MBA was ranked as having the best reputation among employers and the first choice for students looking to pursue an MBA in the country by the Financial Mail Top MBAs Ranking. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: Global Executive MBA 2021, ranked GIBS at number 52, placing the School’s MBA in the top 30% globally. In addition, in 2022, US-based CEO Magazine ranked GIBS 11th in its Global MBA Rankings highlighting the School as a Tier 1 business school.
GIBS is Triple Crown accredited, holding EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), as well as accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). GIBS is the 113th business school worldwide to achieve Triple Crown status. In addition, the School is also accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE), is a member of the South African Business Schools Association (SABSA), and the Association of African Business Schools (AABS). GIBS is a United Nations Principles for Responsible Management (PRME) Champion and is an affiliate of the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN).
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