March 14th – 16th | Cape Town, South Africa

Celebrating its 5th anniversary in 2018 the MBA World Summit traveled to South Africa and was hosted by the Graduate School of Business of the University of Cape Town in its exciting hometown. It did not only offer the possibility to immerse into South Africa – the beautiful Rainbow Nation – and become acquainted with its challenges and great potentials, but also the opportunity for participants to leave lasting footprints and with expanded networks. Not least also for partner companies a great occasion to further expand their attention to this promising nation and continent, and its exceptional talents.


The main part of the conference was held at the beautiful campus of the Graduate School of Business of the University of Cape Town. The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (GSB) is internationally renowned as one of a handful of business schools in Africa with the prestigious triple-crown accreditation with endorsements from EQUIS (the European Foundation for Management Development), AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and AMBA (The Association of MBAs). After an opening Welcome Reception on Day 1 of the Summit, the conference on Day 2 provided a program of utmost interest with creative Summit Laboratory Sessions (SLS) and presentations by our partner companies concluded by a delicious networking dinner in the evening. Day 3 generated the opportunity for the participants of the Summit to leave an impact in the host city by supporting local entrepreneurs with their business ideas in a Social Impact Day.

We are graceful for three days of high-impact exchange, best-practice-sharing and creative strategizing! – Find below detailed information on the agenda of the Summit.

Download the official program of the MBA World Summit 2018 here.