Careers at Gordon Institute of Business Science
Aimed at students who will be completing their final year of undergraduate study, the full time PBDA will appeal to graduates who want an extra edge when it comes to the workplace. It’s a practical, one-year course which includes a consulting project with an actual business, where you will be expected to find a solution to a business problem, as well as an internship for hands on business experience. The diploma provides recent graduates with the opportunity to develop business acumen and knowledge, with the aim of ultimately accelerating access to the workplace by having a postgraduate degree in business administration. An existing degree in any sector will gain you access to the course.
Opportunities at Gordon Institute of Business Science
Who We AreWe are the University of Pretoria's internationally accredited business school, based in Sandton Illovo, Johannesburg - South Africa's economic hub.The school is named after Sir Donald Gordon, in recognition of his contribution to South African business and a significant endowment to GIBS. We have been privileged enough to be ranked the top South African and African business school. This is the 15th year. In October 2018 our MBA was ranked among the top 100 business schools globally in the prestigious Financial.
We value: INTEGRITY - we deal with everyone honestly and responsibly, meeting the highest standards of ethical behavior.
COMMITMENT - passion, enthusiasm, enjoyment and making a meaningful contribution.
CUSTOMER CENTRICITY - anticipating our customers need and providing excellent service as our standard.
INNOVATION - designing and delivering innovative business education that enable our customers to remain at the forefront of the best business practice.
ACCOUNTABILITY - individually responsible for work produced and the outcome of our actions.
PEOPLE CENTRICITY - treating others with dignity and positive regard, and co-operating to achieve excellence.
PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT - enabling people to reach their full potential.
- Career services element across all modules
- Embedded into the learning of the entire programme: personal and professional differentiators and gamification
- Personal branding
- CV development
- Exposure to a wide variety of business people and politicians on campus
- Attendance of GIBS events
- Integrated understanding of business practice
- Creatively and effectively solve management challenges
- Practical exposure to the working world