Milpark Business School has won international accreditation for its MBA programme from the UK-based Association of MBAs (Amba).It is the first independent business school in SA to do so. Eight SA university-based schools are already accredited by Amba.Milpark applied in 2016, culminating in a formal assessment last year. The school learnt in December that it had succeeded. The accreditation is valid for an initial three years.Owned by education group Stadio Holdings, Milpark offers distance and contact MBAs. It is also accredited in SA by the Council on Higher Education (CHE).Milpark dean Cobus Oosthuizen says international accreditation is a big drawcard for SA students and employers in a local market where nearly 20 schools offer MBAs and a number of overseas schools are looking for students.Nearly half the SA schools have Amba’s stamp of approval. Besides Pretoria University’s Gordon Institute of Business Science, Milpark joins the university schools of Wits, Stellenbosch, Cape ...

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