MBA in Organizational Leadership


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Program Description

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Organizational Leadership with the University of Zambia will equip you with high-quality training in multidisciplinary business perspectives and classic leadership theories that you can apply to a career in almost any industry.

In addition, this online degree in leadership will teach you the essential elements of being a strategic and thoughtful decision-maker in a modern business environment through extensive familiarization with organizational behavior and leadership methods.

Upon graduation, you will walk away with strong leadership abilities and invaluable knowledge about managing companies across various industries that will make you a highly sought-after job prospect in virtually any workplace.

Required Courses

  • GSB5011 - Scientific Writing & Critical Thinking
  • GSB5021 - Research Methods
  • GSB5031 - Finance for Managers
  • COM 5115 - Strategic Communication Management
  • EBS5024 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • HRM5032 - Organizational Behaviour & Leadership
  • OSM5122 - Global Operations Management
  • EBS5041 - Marketing for Managers
  • EBS5032 - Managerial Economics
  • EBS5021 - Managing Innovation & Change
  • MBS5022 - Strategic Management
  • ESB5011 - Business Ethics in a Global Environment
  • GSB6004 - Master Thesis


At the University of Zambia, we’re delighted to offer our exclusive online master's degree in Organizational Leadership via our online learning platform.

Using our E-Campus portal you will learn vital leadership competencies such as: Organizational behavior and leadership, scientific writing and critical thinking, negotiation and conflict resolution, as well as managing innovation and change.

These competencies will provide you with the essential skills that are the cornerstone of every leadership degree and will open up a world of professional career opportunities in the global workplace, and make you eligible for options with higher salary potential.

Admission Requirements

  • Simply submit a copy of your transcripts with your application online:
    • Online application
    • A bachelors degree from a recognized institution
    • 5 O’Level results including English with a Satisfactory score
  • Simply submit a copy of your transcripts.
  • International Students Welcome:
    • International students must meet the same admissions requirements
    • Visa not required


This is a 2-year program designed to prepare students to immediately apply the skills, knowledge, and competencies.

Tuition and Fees

MBA - All Specializations

  Zambian Nationals International Students
Application Fee 200 ZMK 40 USD
Fee Per Subject 5,000 ZMK 450 USD
Thesis 6,000 ZMK 550 USD
E-Library Fee Included Included
Technology Fee Included Included

Why Study for a Masters Degree in Leadership and Management?

The role of a leader in today’s organizations presents many obstacles and challenges. In order to meet their company’s goals, leaders have to adopt core values like ethical decision-making and personal philosophies of leadership.

As a result, we’ve adopted a combined approach by incorporating an organizational leadership program with business management to help our students learn every aspect of business practice.

Whether your specific business career goal is to succeed as a top executive or fly solo as a management consultant, an online master’s degree in leadership and management with the University of Zambia will equip you to get there.


What is Organizational Leadership?

Organizational leadership is a branch of business management that focuses on meeting the objectives and challenges of both organizations and employees. And an organizational leader is presented with the task to set strategic goals and use their business expertise to motivate individuals within a company to successfully reach any set targets and goals.

What Can I Do with an MBA in Leadership?

Acquiring an MBA in Organizational Leadership and management makes you eligible for many stable and high-salary career options. Some of the most lucrative and attractive job positions that graduates from this MBA can access include: Compensation and benefits manager, management analyst, financial manager, human resource manager, and even top executive positions such as CEO and COO.

Last updated Dec 2020

About the School

The University of Zambia has produced more than 100,000 graduates and contributed to research and technological development for local and international communities. It has more than 100 collaborative ... Read More

The University of Zambia has produced more than 100,000 graduates and contributed to research and technological development for local and international communities. It has more than 100 collaborative agreements with renowned universities worldwide. The motto of the University, Service and Excellence has guided the development of the University since its inception. Read less
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