Welcome to the USB Executive Development (USB-ED) learning space. Here leaders from across the African continent and beyond come together to learn, network and forge a sustainable future.

As the public executive development company within the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), we enjoy a rich history and heritage through our academic lineage.

At USB-ED, our business is to understand yours. We reach across the African continent and beyond, collaborating with international business schools and leading partners, to offer you world-class business learning opportunities. We invite you to take the next step of your learning journey with us.

Choose from our portfolio of high-impact interventions:

For every stage of your growth, as an individual or as an organisation, USB-ED offers a suitable learning intervention that forms part of a continuous development path.

  • Our high-quality open enrolment programmes cover a spectrum of comprehensive management and leadership programmes, as well as discipline-specific and industry-specific programmes. Companies may also opt to have open programmes presented in-house to their own staff.

  • As an organisational initiative, our corporate partnership programmes are customised to meet both the strategic needs of the company and the development needs of the individual.

  • The combination of corporate partnership programmes and enterprise development through strategic consulting and innovation is unique in Southern Africa and forms a growing part of our interventions. These interventions are combined with action-learning to cascade the strategy throughout the organisation.

  • Our centres of excellence inform our understanding of the role, dynamics and impact of leaders and organisations in shaping the social, economic and environmental well-being of the African continent. These centres are:


We invite you to entrust your executive and organisational development training to USB Executive Development. In return, we will ensure a holistic approach to executive and organisation development.

For more information on our programmes please visit: www.usb-ed.com