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We build the people, who build the businesses, that build Africa  

At Henley our focus is on you. Your learning, your success and your global future. Based on three continents and with 30 years in Africa, we are known for building international leaders with impact who care about good business and the future of our world.

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We are proud to be International and quadruple-accredited

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Why Choose Henley?

Management Qualifications

A stairway to management mastery

Learning is a way of life. Unlike other business schools that offer a mainly linear experience, Henley Business School Africa offers a holistic learning system with you in the driving seat. Our stairway to management mastery can help you to rise to degree, honours, and masters level – and beyond. We offer qualifications from NQF level 5 to 9, as well as doctoral studies.

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Building managers and leaders who make a difference

At Henley Business School Africa, we are committed to building a beautiful, sustainable and prosperous future for the African continent. Society needs bold action from our leaders, managers and entrepreneurs to shape a future that works for all. By joining Henley, you are joining something bigger than yourself. We’ll give you the ability to see business differently and the impetus to build businesses that make a difference.


Henley Business School Africa is the only international business school accredited in South Africa. We are quadruple-accredited by the world’s leading accrediting bodies on four continents (AMBA, AABS, EQUIS and AACSB).

This means that the academic standards bodies across the globe independently agree that Henley reaches the highest standards of educational delivery and operation.

Only 1% of business schools in the world have achieved this.


All our programmes encourage you to put your relationships, family, and wellbeing first. We believe that leaders need to care about standards, life and society, and by building successful businesses, they will drive prosperity and positive change in Africa.

Our flexible education helps you fit your studies around your life and work, learning, living and earning together. We care.


Henley Business School is globally recognised and respected as a top business school  producing international leaders. 

We have campuses in the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia. For 75 years we’ve been developing bold thinkers, authentic leaders, and remarkable entrepreneurs. across the world. You can look forward to an education that builds your business acumen, personal insight, and confidence so that you can lead yourself and others with assurance, anywhere in the world.

And when you graduate, you’ll join a global alumni network of almost 90,000 that can open doors for you.

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Are you an organisation with groups of students?

We can create bespoke programmes for organisations wanting specific outcomes for their employees, suppliers, members, and partners. We offer a full learning stairway of accredited programmes from post-matric NQF level 5 to the MBA (NQF level 9). For the levels 5 - 8 programmes 50% of the content can be customised to your individual needs and requirements. We can also co-design any type of high-impact learning short course from a 1-day workshop to a fully-fledged programme that runs over several months.

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Creating impact through knowledge

Our diverse body of academics and practitioners are working at the forefront of business and management practice to foster sense-making capabilities and generate actionable insights that inform our teaching and learning.

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We’re here to support you

Our students are at the heart of all we do. We are here to support and motivate you to achieve your goals and dreams. Henley’s finance and funding services team are on hand to answer any questions you might have about financing your studies.

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Upcoming events

Master of Business Administration● VIRTUAL
MBA Info Session

Date: Wed, 26 June | 19h00 - 20h30

Location: Online Via Zoom

Cost: Free


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Post-Experience Undergraduate● VIRTUAL
Post-experience Undergraduate Info Session

Date: Thurs, 20 June | 19h00 - 20h00

Location: Online via zoom  

Cost: Free


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PGDip Info Session

Date: Tues, 25 June | 19h00 -20h00

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Family friendly Event
Family Friendly Campus Event

Date: Sat, 20 July | 09h00 - 12h00

Location: Henley Campus; paulshof

Cost: Free


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Join a global community

Gaining access to a community of inspiring business and thought leaders is just one of the many benefits of completing an HCMP with Henley Business School. Henley’s 97,000-strong global network of alumni will open doors for you. And we host regular alumni events to keep you connected and growing professionally, intellectually, and personally. Check our alumni events page to stay up to date

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