Business schools need freedom, within clear guidelines, to determine their own business models, says Fulu Netswera, director of North-West University’s Graduate School of Business & Government Leadership.

Universities are often unclear how business schools fit into their organisational structures. Many of the programmes schools offer have no academic qualification at the end. Few students are undergraduates; rather, they are referred to as “post-experience”, meaning they have been in work for several years...

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