The programme is designed to develop the participants’ technical knowledge of the finance sector and financial management skills needed to position women as decision-makers in the finance industry, investors, entrepreneurs as well as consumers of financial products and services, thus creating a competitive advantage for women in finance at all levels, especially those working within financial institutions.
We have partnered with the Women in Finance Network (The Network) of the Graça Machel Trust to offer this programme. The Network, founded in 2010, is a pan-African advocacy organization aiming to position women in leadership positions of finance institutions, with a presence in 17 African Countries. It is a driver of social and economic change for women across the African continent.
Developed jointly with the Women in Finance Network, this high-quality MBA Women in Finance programme has been specifically tailored to the needs of women in finance who are in finance or wish to get there, using a gendered approach and mainstreams gender issues.
The programme will equip women in financial management positions with necessary skills to:
- make robust financial forecasts
- make and advise of the important financial decisions on investment, financing and dividend decisions using modern financial management ratio
- take part in their organisations’ strategic management
- add value in tackling the scarcity of resources
- provide planning, negotiating and financial risk analysis expertise
- become finance leaders at institutional, local, regional, sector, national and international levels.
Women with this academic training will enjoy the benefits of greater employability in their professional career, in addition to better opportunities of professional promotion and greater sustainability of personal business ventures.
This programme is delivered fully online and uniquely designed for women in finance positions in financial institutions eg banks, micro-finance organisations, and those interested in taking on a career as women financiers. The programme is also designed for women who would like to become active actors in the finance sector.
The programme is also open to recent graduates with Bachelors degree, with intention to get an MBA. The programme is also suitable for those intending to pursue PhDs in Finance Management PhDs in future. The online mode of delivery ensures maximum convenience to the learners, avoiding wasting time and the costs of travelling to class.
To be eligible to join the programme, you should have completed a Bachelors degree with an honours class (at least 2nd Class Lower) and having relevant work experience in financial management.
You will also be required to pass our online Graduate Admission Test.
The course is also open to recent graduates with Bachelors degree intending to pursue academic careers to PhD in future.