University of the People goes all out for accessible MBAs

Myoga Molisho has lived a hand-to-mouth existence in the 10 years given that she fled the Democratic Republic of Congo, to look for asylum in South Africa. But that has not stopped her dreaming of heading into small business. Past 12 months, she took a bold stage in the direction of realising that ambition: she began learning for an MBA.

“I truly delight in operating with figures, and running and administering,” she suggests. “Doing an MBA will deepen my know-how about the management of the small business planet and I can then even open up my very own small business.” 

She is one of virtually 60,000 pupils — most from very low-profits backgrounds, displaced by poverty or war and living precariously all around the planet — who have signed up for on-line levels with the University of the Men and women (UoPeople). It was established up in 2009, and now

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