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Partnerships

GetSmarter

GetSmarter

GetSmarter ​a leading online education company with access to some of the best higher education institutions worldwide. USB-ED has partnered with this company to present an MBA Essentials online short course

Global Natives

Global Natives

Global Natives Ltd was established in 2007 as a training solutions provider in the Mauritian market. USB-ED and Global Natives​ have entered into a fully collaborative partnership to deliver comprehensive executive education programmes in Mauritius.​​​​

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

USB-ED is proud to have partnered with LinkedIn Learning, thereby granting our participants access to a select portfolio of superior quality online learning resources available via their platform. By this partnership with LinkedIn Learning, USB-ED is able to augment our content, optimise the relevancy of our subject matter and diversify the value for our clients.

Management Training Bureau (MTB)

Management Training Bureau (MTB)

USB-ED have been working with the Management Training Bureau in Zimbabwe and have signed an MoU with the Ministry of Higher Education to deliver programmes to both the Public sector as well as the private sector.

MasterStart

MasterStart

The University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (USB-ED), a private company of Stellenbosch University, and MasterStart, an online education provider, have joined forces to present selected USB-ED focused programmes on an online platform. MasterStart was established in 2014 by ecommerce entrepreneurs with the aim of providing budding entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge to build their own businesses. The business has since expanded rapidly beyond the specialisation in ecommerce, offering a range of courses from a host of globally accredited online education providers. ​

PerFocus Innovations

PerFocus Innovations

USB-ED are partnered with the Dr Geraldine Abaidoo in Ghana through her company PerFocus Innovations  focusing on delivering the full suite of USB-ED programmes to the West African Market.

Royal Eswatini Sugar Corporation (RESCorp)

Royal Eswatini Sugar Corporation (RESCorp)

USB-ED partnered with the Leadership Academy at Royal Eswatini Sugar Corporation (RESCorp) in Eswatini in 2017 and have been delivering our flagship programmes to the Eswatini market.  This is being expanded to the full USB-ED programme suite from 2021.

SEED Educational Trust

SEED Educational Trust

USB-ED is the academic partner of SEED Educational Trust, a non-profit organisation that specialises in developing skills, confidence in leaders so that they can lead effectively in the social sector.  The course material and process-based approach to training applied by SEED Trust has achieved significant results in leadership development programmes with school principals and deputies, and district officials. Programme participants receive a certificate of competence from the University of Stellenbosch upon successfully completing SEED Trust’s School Leadership Programme offered in partnership with USB-ED.

The Empowerment Academy

The Empowerment Academy

The Empowerment  Academy specialises in offering unique and tailor-made Skills Development solutions to its clients.  These turn-key solutions ultimately target the optimisation of these clients’ score for Skills Development on the Transformation Scorecard as specified in the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice.  In the spirit of true transformation, versus mere compliance to the Codes, the Empowerment Academy embraces BEE as a sustainable strategy that creates intrinsic value for its clients and is beneficial for all parties involved.

The Ethics Institute

The Ethics Institute

The Ethics Institute (TEI) is a non-profit, public benefit organisation. Their vision of building an ethically responsible society is achieved by forming partnerships with the public and private sectors, and the professions. They serve as a resource through thought leadership, research, training, advisory, assessment and certification activities. USB-ED is a member and training partner of TEI​.​

The Leadership Group

The Leadership Group

USB-ED are partnered with The Leadership Group in Kenya focusing on delivering the full suite of USB-ED programmes to the East African Market

University of the Free State (UFS)

University of the Free State (UFS)

University of the Free State (UFS) recognise completion of  two  of USB-ED’s short courses (the open enrolment MDP and open enrolment  SMDP)  as academic credits towards a degree (Bachelor of Management Leadership).  The BML programme was developed in collaboration with the School for New Learning at De Paul University in Chicago.

University of Lincoln International Business School

University of Lincoln International Business School

USB-ED participants who complete the Senior Management Development Programme (SMDP) have the opportunity to complete a BA(Hons) in Business Management at the University of Lincoln International Business School  in the United Kingdom via distance learning and work-based projects.​

USB-ED Botswana

USB-ED Botswana

USB-ED Botswana was established in 2018 with our partners EOH Consulting Botswana to further establish our footprint in Botswana and to facilitate a stronger relationship with the BQA and HRDC to support our Botswana clients.

Vlerick Leuven Gent

Vlerick Leuven Gent

USB-ED, as part of the USB, has reached an agreement with Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium to collaborate more closely with each other in the areas of research, transfer of knowledge, and management programmes. The partnership extends to a mutual management presence, whereby Vlerick sits on the USB Advisory Board and USB is represented on the Vlerick International  Advisory Board.

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