MBA Essentials: Strategic Business Leadership in Africa

Learn tailored business leadership disciplines through a unique collaboration with five higher education institutions across Africa
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6 weeks, 6-8
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Work through interactive modules released weekly


Earn a certificate from Nile University of Nigeria
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Learn from 6 different academic and business experts

Thrive as a leader in Africa’s dynamic markets

Looking to fast-track your career in business management? Give yourself the competitive edge with this 6-week short course designed to equip you with the skills to drive impactful leadership in business.

Our cohort-based online learning model offers the flexibility that working professionals need while creating opportunities to expand your network.

Effectively lead teams and navigate the complexities of modern organisational environments.
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Be equipped with the skills to drive business growth and enhance brand performance in diverse market landscapes.
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Grasp the critical role of finance in driving economic growth, fostering entrepreneurship, and promoting sustainable development.

What can business administration skills do for your career?

With these essential leadership and management skills, there is a range of career options to pursue.

Management Consultant
Product Manager
Corporate Strategist
Human Resources Manager
Financial Manager
Chief Operations Officer
Supply Chain Manager
Startup Founder

The student experience

Flexible schedule
Flexible schedule

Engage with the self-paced course materials on your own schedule, while honouring key deadlines.

Networking opportunities
Networking opportunities

Meet your peers and be the first to find out about fresh opportunities in the online student community.

The student experience

Engaging content
Engaging content

Watch videos, complete hands-on exercises, and discuss industry developments with your fellow students.

Mobile app
Mobile app

We know you’re always on the move! Use our mobile app to download content and learn anytime, anywhere.

Personalised support
Personalised support

Our Student Success team, Facilitators, and Tech Support are available to help during business hours.

Course outline

In this course you will learn tailored business leadership disciplines through a unique collaboration with higher education institutions across Africa.

Please note: Module titles are subject to change.


Dynamic Leadership: Understanding Modern & Traditional Perspectives


Strategic Marketing for Business Impact


Executive Finance in Emerging Markets


Strategic Management in The Digital Age


Supply Chain Management: Risks, Challenges and Opportunities


Data Analysis and Decision Making

Learn business administration skills with full support

You don’t have to embark on this journey alone! At Nile Online, there are three dedicated teams that are all invested in your growth during your learning experience.

  • Student Success Our student success team will help you navigate any challenge you face throughout your learning journey, to ensure nothing can break your stride.
  • Course Facilitator Throughout the course, there are lively discussions in the student community where the input of a dedicated Facilitator helps everyone deepen their knowledge. There may also be times you have questions about the content, and in those moments, your Facilitator will help you find your way.
  • Technical Support Have you tried turning it off and on again? Of course you have! That’s why our Tech Support team is accessible during business hours to quickly help you solve any technical challenges.

Register your interest for MBA Essentials: Strategic Business Leadership in Africa today!

We’ll keep you up to date with all the exciting developments at Nile Online. Seize the right opportunity at the right time.

Benefits for your organisation

The world of work is always shifting, and the list of must-have skills grows longer each day. Short courses are ideal for addressing competency gaps in your teams or helping individuals take the next step along their growth plan.

If you’re looking to upskill a group of 10 or more employees, please discuss your needs with us to find the solution that’s right for you.