Rushmore Business School is an international tertiary education institution known for its academic excellence and state-of-the-art infrastructure.

Rushmore Business School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes covering areas such as Business Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Engineering, Architecture and Spa Therapy.

The Business School is fully accredited and all its courses have been approved by the Tertiary Education Commission and the Mauritius Qualifications Authority in Mauritius and the British Accreditation Council in thae United Kingdom (First in Africa).



































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The Postgraduate Diploma is particularly suitable for mature learners who wish to follow a short programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course. This qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies and is accredited at level 7 of the National Qualification Framework in the United Kingdom. On successful completion of this qualification, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their studies to obtain an MBA. Students wishing to pursue their studies into a Masters' degree or an MBA are exempted for an equivalence of 100 credits points and only need to complete three 15 credit modules and a dissertation. The Executive MBA is awarded by EBS-Paris and the MBA Finance by Staffordshire University (UK)


The Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies aims to provide students with:
  • A systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights, much of which is at the forefront of the professional area of management.
  • Comprehensive understanding of management techniques and ability to apply.
  • Originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and itnerpret knowledge in the area of management.
  • A critical evaluation of current research and advanced scholarshipin the area of management.
  • The ability to develop and apply novel approaches in handling complex and unpredictable situations.
  • The ability to operate effectively in highly critical situations by dealing effectively with problems and employing a high level of skill, judgement and insight.
  • The ability to respond to changes and initiate changes


  • Full-Time/ Part-time covering 9 modules.
  • Each unit spread over 15 weeks with 30 contact hours
  • Total number of credits: 100
Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills 10
Professional Development for Strategic Managers 5
Strategic Change Management 10
Strategic Marketing Management 10
Strategic Human Resource Management 10
Managing Financial Principles and Techniques 15
Strategic Planning 15
Corporate Communication Strategies 10
Research Methods for Strategic Managers 15
Project Development and Implementation for Strategic Managers 20


  • A degree or BTEC Higher National Diploma in a related subject
  • Or any other qualification acceptable by the Edexcel.
  • Each unit will be assessed through assignments related, where possible, to workplace relevant activities.
  • The BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is awarded by Edexcel and is offered in Mauritius in collaboration with Rushmore Business School.