Business Schools in Botswana
The University of Botswana and Botswana Accountancy College are the leading business schools in Botswana:
1. University of Botswana (UB) – Established in 1982, UB is the first institution of higher education in Botswana. It was ranked 32nd among the top universities in Africa according to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (July 2010). The Faculty of Business at UB offers degree programs such as Bachelor of Accountancy, Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, etc. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognized program that focuses on preparation for a broadly based general management career. It is designed for individuals holding first degrees in business and those with non-business undergraduate degrees. MBA students can concentrate in areas such as marketing, accounting, finance, and management.
2. Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) – BAC is a business school located in the city of Gaborone, Botswana. It was established in 1996 as a joint venture between the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), The Debswana Diamond Company and the Botswana Institute of Accountants (BIA). BAC offers high quality undergraduate and graduate programs (including Master of Business Administration), and is the market leader for CIMA, ACCA and CIA examination training and enjoy a strong position in chartered accountancy in Botswana. It is the first college in Africa to be awarded Premier Plus status by the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).