ALU School of Business

A fresh approach to business education.

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Discover the first pan-African MBA programme of its kind!

Let’s Transform African
Leadership Together

ALU School of Business is developing a fresh approach to business education, by offering programmes that are tailored to the needs of a rising Africa! Our vision is to serve as a catalyst for prosperity in Africa by developing African business leaders and entrepreneurs to help make this century The African Century. Our mission: Building Leaders for the African Century!


ALUSB offers degree programmes and executive education programmes that are suited for every stage in your career, whether you’re a young professional seeking to accelerate your career, an experienced, rising leader who is preparing for a strategic role in the organisation or a senior leader leading growth across the continent. 

Master of Management

For young professionals and recent graduates who want to accelerate their career.


For rising business executives and professionals who aspire to lead change and transform Africa.


In less than 6000 days, Africa will have the largest workforce in the world. This population boom could either be a humanitarian global crisis or the greatest source of global prosperity. The vision of the ALU School of Business is to serve as a catalyst for prosperity in Africa by developing African business leaders and entrepreneurs to help make this century The African Century!


The ALU School of Business (ALUSB) is a part of African Leadership University (ALU), which is accredited by the Higher Education Council of Rwanda and is located in the heart of the Rwandan capital, Kigali. The ALUSB MBA degree is awarded by African Leadership University.

ALUSB launched its first MBA class in 2016 and graduated its first class in July 2018.

About Alusb

Reimagining The
MBA Experience

The ALU school of business MBA programme is our flagship accredited postgraduate degree in business administration. It is a 20-month transformative MBA programme for Africa’s business leaders

Master of Management

Master of

Strategic Leadership in Africa is an executive programme designed for African executives seeking relevant, practical insights for navigating the rapidly evolving business environment.

This unique programme integrates global insights into strategy, leadership and team-building with deep knowledge, experience and research on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Africa. This programme is a partnership between ALU School of Business and INSEAD.

Student Experiences

Nelly Wainaina, Class of 2020
Mutsa Kajese, Class of 2020

The ALU School Of Business ‘MBA Tribe’

ALUSB MBA students are ambitious, working professionals aspiring to catalyse prosperity, lead change and drive impact across the African continent. Our students bring diverse leadership experience from different industries and sectors across the continent. 


ALUSB 2020 Recap

Author: Tumiso Kevin, ALUSB Intern As we prepare to bid farewell to the extraordinary year of 2020 and make our way into 2021, we would