USB Executive Development (USB-ED), the public company that forms part of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), was awarded the PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award at the Johannesburg Leaders and Achievers Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, 29 February 2012. USB-ED scored 4.19 out of a possible 5.00 points, the highest in the annual national survey of academic institutions offering executive education, as judged by participants of executive development programmes.
Respondents rated executive education providers across a range of 10 attributes, including: application of knowledge in the workplace, development of the individual, relevance of programmes and strategic benefits for a company.
, CEO of USB-ED, who received the award on behalf of the company, commented: “We are delighted to receive this award. It affirms our vision of quality executive education in Africa.”