PMR Africa has ranked Regenesys Business School to be one of the top fourth business school in South Africa. The independent PMR survey assesse sac credited business schools that offer the option to study for an MBA and rates the perception of employers and employees regarding this.
“Regenesys inspires people to awaken their potential through education. Since 1998, when we started as just an idea, we have been able to offer education 150,000 people,” says Dr Marko Saravanja, the Chairperson of Regenesys.
This ranking follows in the wake of the launch of the digital learning platform, Dananda, which is a direct response from the school to the Fees Must Fall crisis. “We are resolving the education crisis by radically reducing course fees and tackling youth unemployment by offering a job guarantee,” Dr Saravanja adds.
The survey was conducted in early 2016 among human resource managers, directors and line managers from corporate companies, national, provincial and local government departments, municipalities and state-owned enterprises.
Regenesys was ranked fourth best business school for the second year in a row, overall above fellow esteemed tertiary institutions. Other business schools that participated include the University of Stellenbosch Business School (ranked 1), Milpark (ranked 2),GIBS and Henley (ranked 3) and the University of KwaZulu Natal (ranked 5) and the University of Witwatersrand Business School (ranked 10).
The ratings are based on respondents who rate MBA/MBL graduates and students on 19 attributes or criteria, including: application of knowledge in the workplace,emotional intelligence, entrepreneurial skills, financial management, innovation,leadership qualities and strategic management.
“We are very pleased with this result,” Regenesys CEO Ms Siegie Brownlee, comments. “This is direct proof that our ambition of being a leading global business school by 2020 by providing a high quality, customer-centric educational experience intertwined with a high-tech, and blended learning approach, is within reach!”