The Association of Business Executives South Africa (abeSA) was formed in 2008 and is a subsidiary of the Association of Business Executives (ABE) in the UK, a professional body established in 1973. abeSA offers individuals in the field of business management access to membership, certification and Continuous Professional Development and helps them become sought-after managers and leaders in their field.
abeSA offers the only certified professional designations in management in SA and the certifications are accepted worldwide. Through professional designations such as Certified General Manager (CGM), Certified Front Line Manager (CFLM), Certified Supervisor (CS) and Certified Team Leader (CTL), experienced managers are set apart and opportunities for job advancement dramatically improve.
There are numerous benefits to being a member of a professional body such as abeSA. It not only helps you to become an effective and successful manager through continuous professional development but also provides excellent networking opportunities. You, in fact, become part of a community of managers who strive to be the best in their field and who share opportunities and best practices.
With ABE (UK)’s professional certification, abeSA also provides a fast route to a degree – there are fast-track agreements with over 50 universities in the UK, Australia, the US and other countries. This means you can get advanced placement at a UK university. With an ABE Advanced Diploma you can enrol directly into the final year of a Bachelors degree. With the Advanced Diploma and work experience you can enrol directly for an MBA! ABE also has exemption arrangements with other professional bodies such as ACCA and CIMA.
These certifications are for you who believe you have the leadership potential; who need that extra push to be promoted, to do that MBA you’ve always wanted, to outmuscle the rest and set yourself apart in the workplace.
Increase your personal market value by getting your professional certification through abeSA’s relevant, high quality and affordable awards and designations.
“ABESA is unique among professional bodies as it provides opportunities for general management, business education and professional certification to practicing and aspiring managers and executives.” (abeSA website)
There are many advantages to studying an ABE qualification.
1. University progression
ABE qualifications give you entry to the second and final years of Bachelors degree programmes at universities around the world. With relevant work experience you can fast track to an MBA.
2. Making degrees affordable
ABE is a low-cost route to a university degree and could save you thousands of pounds.
3. Saving you time
Take the quicker route to a degree with ABE.
4. A professional qualification
ABE qualifications give you the skills to make a real difference in the workplace, from finance and accounting to marketing and management.
5. Global recognition
ABE qualifications are recognised by colleges, universities, employers and ministries around the world.
6. Assured quality
All our qualifications are recognised and accredited by QCA, the UK qualifications regulator.
We have exemption arrangements with other professional bodies including ACCA, CIMA and BCS to save you time and accredit your learning.
You can obtain your ABE qualifications locally and your degree through distance learning.
Study part-time or full-time. Join a local college or opt for self-study.
ABE staff are always ready to help you.
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