USB EDHEC Executive Education


USB EDHEC Executive Education is a joint venture between the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) in South Africa and EDHEC Business School in France. Established in 2016, USB EDHEC offers a range of world-class executive education programs tailored to the needs of senior-level executives and business leaders in Africa and beyond. The partnership combines the strengths of two renowned business schools, bringing together USB’s deep understanding of the African business environment and EDHEC’s global expertise in executive education.


USB EDHEC offers a diverse portfolio of executive education programs, designed to enhance the leadership capabilities, strategic decision-making skills, and global perspectives of business leaders. These programs cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • Leadership and Strategy: Programs focused on developing effective leadership skills, formulating strategic plans, and navigating complex business environments.

  • Finance and Innovation: Programs designed to enhance financial acumen, drive innovation, and manage risk effectively.

  • Marketing and Digital Transformation: Programs focused on developing effective marketing strategies, leveraging digital technologies, and creating a customer-centric approach.

  • General Management and Operations: Programs designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of general management principles and operational excellence practices.


USB EDHEC is committed to making its executive education programs accessible to talented executives from diverse backgrounds. The school offers a variety of scholarships based on merit, financial need, and specific leadership potential. Scholarships are available for both domestic and international participants.


Tuition fees for USB EDHEC’s programs vary depending on the specific program and duration. However, fees are generally competitive and designed to make executive education accessible to a wide range of participants. For international participants, additional costs may include accommodation, health insurance, and travel expenses.

Admission Time

The application deadlines for USB EDHEC’s programs vary depending on the specific program. Generally, the application period for most programs is open throughout the year.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for USB EDHEC’s programs vary depending on the specific program. However, general requirements typically include:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated leadership potential and commitment to personal and professional development
  • Strong English language proficiency

Benefits for International Students

International participants in USB EDHEC’s programs enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A unique opportunity to learn and connect with business leaders from diverse African and international backgrounds
  • Exposure to world-class executive education programs tailored to the global business landscape
  • Access to a network of alumni and mentors who can provide ongoing support and guidance
  • A transformative learning experience that can enhance their leadership skills, strategic thinking, and global perspectives

Varsity Website Address

The official website of USB EDHEC Executive Education is

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