Offered fully Online - Applications are now open for classes starting in October 2021.
For recent graduates looking at catapulting their careers.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PDBA) - Early Career Advancement from the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), is designed to give the recent graduate an in-depth holistic view of business, complemented by a practical skill set that will provide a competitive edge at the start of their careers. Aimed at young individuals in the early stages of their careers, this programme provides an edge that will set them apart from other graduates and position them to be high-flyers in any industry.
This intensive honours level programme will be offered fully online using a variety of technologies. It is an ideal programme for an individual that has recently graduated and is currently either not employed, employed part-time or in their first or second year of employment. Students will gain business knowledge from world class faculty in thirteen subjects, develop competencies through targeted coaching and applied workforce learning. A curated set of development activities, will develop what is required to be successful in the digital era. This will drive their attractiveness to employers by adding business acumen, general management skills and experience to their CV.
Organisations interested in sponsoring GIBS students can acquire skills development points on their B-BBEE scorecard in addition to contributing to the further education of young South Africans. Click here for more information.