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"I studied with the goal that I must learn and understand all that I can so I can pass my exams and move on not only in the ABE program, but in my professional life where I can apply this knowledge."
Kevin has a full time job in advertising so he chose his ABE course because it offered flexible study whilst providing an in-depth understanding of professional management.
“The public has an impression that ABE is developing Botswana's economy as students who finish their studies take an initiative to start businesses leading to diversity of the country's wealth.”
Karabo chose ABE to help him in his long term plan to own a hotel.
"ABE studies can take you to heights if you take it seriously. Don’t just study for a diploma, study to learn.”
Multitex Group's managing director, Mohammad Zahid Hossain, built a $2-million business and used ABE qualifications to hone his marketing expertise.
"Studying with ABE is best because it provides different skills which help an individual to manage business easily. The skills that I have gained with ABE are communication, human resources, marketing and financing; these will help me to be in a position to run a business."
Jonathan plans to use his ABE studies to develop further academically and then run his own business and contribute to employment in Malawi.
“The best thing about studying with ABE is how readily available all the resources are. The manuals are simple to read and understand while covering all the learning outcomes. Also all the past papers which assisted in my practicing and application of the information increased my confidence.”
Sachin originally studied computer science but realised business was where his heart lay. He now feels on course to fulfil his dream to open his own restaurant.
"I have acquired a lot of academic and general knowledge with my lecturer who is really professional in her way of teaching."
Emilie chose ABE because of its international recognition and plans to work as a HR manager with a view to developing her own business.
"I love the format of the study programme. Theory is good but more important to me is that ABE helps me to be more practical whether I'm home or at work."
Sales and Marketing Manager, Toshanna, chose ABE to help her realise her ambition to run her own successful company.
“One of the best things about ABE is the easy way to progress to a Bachelors or Masters degree and also its international recognition which act as an advantage in the international labour market.”
Amosi combines study with his work as an HR Officer.
"I have been looking for a lifelong career path and, from my research, ABE proved to offer what I was looking for."
Cassandra chose ABE because it opened a variety of career choices for her.
"The flexibility and the design of the courses give an in-depth knowledge of the field of study."
Brezhnev came across ABE by chance but after doing his research he soon discovered it was the right qualification for him.
“I am better equipped to function in the world of work in terms of communication and general business knowledge.”
Gangadai works for a government agency and plans to use her ABE qualifications to further her career before embarking on an MBA
“For me the ABE course was a real lifesaver. My qualification has been an asset throughout my career, especially in Ethiopia where I managed to secure senior positions. "
Joseph always wanted to work for a Non-Government Organisation (NGO). His ABE business qualification enabled him to work in the sector and establish the field he wanted to specialise in.