Underpinning the GIBS approach is their commitment to life-long learning, a dedication to high-quality and innovative teaching methods, the pursuit of ethical and sustainable values, and a forward-looking view of business and its role in the world. Long regarded as a business school with impeccable international credentials, GIBS is now leading the way among its global peers thanks to a progressive focus on quality blended learning coupled with a commitment to meaningful experiential exposure. As an entrepreneurial institution, with deep connections to the African continent, GIBS has changed dramatically since its founding in 2000.
In October 2019 the GIBS MBA was ranked among the top 100 business schools globally in the prestigious Financial Times Executive MBA Rankings. In the same year, the GIBS MBA debuted on the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings: Global Executive MBA in 48th position out of 134 providers.