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The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA)

Situated in Durban, South Africa, overlooking the bustling Durban seaport. MANCOSA serves as an innovation hub for executive education and postgraduate management programmes, including the flagship and highly rated Master of Business Administration.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)

About

History

MANCOSA is a private higher education institution registered in terms of the Higher Education Act (Act 101 of 1997 as amended). It was established in 1995 as a post-apartheid empowerment institution offering affordable and accessible management education primarily to persons previously denied access to postgraduate education.

Education

Between 1995 and 2000 MANCOSA provided management programmes in association with the Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College (BCUC), a College of the University of Brunel in the United Kingdom. During this 5-year period, MANCOSA successfully delivered tuition support to over 860 students enrolled on the Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College management programmes. At that time, MANCOSA was successfully quality assured by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education of the United Kingdom (QAA).

Research

As a leading provider of management programmes through supported distance education, MANCOSA has considerable expertise in the design and development of high quality and relevant study materials. It has developed appropriate teaching and learning strategies, particularly suited for transferring knowledge and skills to mature students, many of whom are in full-time employment. Through its active research focus, MANCOSA remains at the cutting-edge of the latest management and leadership training trends.

Career

Core purpose: The personal assistant is responsible for organizing and coordinating the office of the managing director and directors to ensure organisational effectiveness and efficiency. Core functions include: Diary and Meeting Management  Managing diaries and organizing meetings and appointments Maintain a filing system and document management for the institution.

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Services

Library services

MANCOSA learning management platform called 'mancosaconnect' is a user friendly, mobile supported platform which provides a student with a library of academic resources, pacer plans, self-development activities, timetables and hosting of online webinar lectures. Lectures are recorded and available for future reference.

Student Life

Student clubs

MANCOSA Student Services provides students with comprehensive support on all aspects relating to their studies. Various forms of personal, telephonic and online support are available to registered students. The dedicated student portal (www. mymancosa.com) provides all registered students with a range of academic support and information.

Accreditation

MANCOSA is recognised or registered and accredited with the following authorities:

  • Accredited by the Mauritius Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)
  • Recognised by the Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA)
  • Registered with the Zambia Higher Education Authority (HEA)
  • Accredited by the Malawi National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
  • Registered with the Eswatini Higher Education Council (ESHEC)
  • Registered with the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA), registration number 04217

Student Reviews

A moment of growth
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have enjoyed my entire time at the university. it was really a time where I felt myself growing in developing in so many areas both academically and personally.

Best school with broad curriculum.
Sindi Mnisi rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was an amazing experience. They give support in terms of tutors and also physical and online support from administrative staff. They online portal is a the best. The syllabus allows students to think out of the box and be global. They have opportunities to for transfer programs especially for the post graduate courses. It is a great and flexible learning institution for...

Southern African educator
Chazile Mavuso rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mancosa is a good university. They were very professional in terms of study material. They also communicated on classes throughout the year. They had educated and easily accessible lecturers who taught the course throughout the two years. The dissertation experience was also an eye opener and gave me alot of research experience. The dissertation supervisor was extremely...

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