Dear school-leaver, in today’s fast-changing world of business, finding your place requires hard work.  If words such as prosperity and success attract your attention, you are at the right place.  This value-driven faculty offers you:

  • Dynamic and quality education;
  • High academic standards that are internationally evaluated;
  • Accreditation with professional bodies;
  • A lively and healthy student life



Fields of study

Research and Innovation

bhive EDC

The aim of the bhive EDC is to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set under students. They empower individuals to turn their business visions into flourishing enterprises. Read more.

Global Innovative Forefront Talent (GIFT)

The main focus of GIFT is to develop an empirically tested talent body of knowledge that will set the standard and guidelines for the effective application of talent management practices in the workplace. Read more.


TELIT-SA is a research entity committed to create an interdisciplinary research community of practice to enhance best practices for teaching and learning with technology.


TRADE (an acronym for TRAde and Development Economics) is a research focus area at the North-West University specialising in the fields of international trade and economic development.


This research unit’s goal is to publish quality and relevant tourism research within economic environs and societies and thereby contributing towards the strengthening of communities and the tourism industry as a whole. Read more.


The focus is on identification and development of policies to optimise utilisation of organisational resources, while maintaining a focus on issues of diversity and a developing economy. Read more.


The mission of the Optentia research unit is to develop and organise knowledge for the optimal expression of individual, social and institutional potential, with a specific interest in the African context.


The mission of UARM research unit is to empower senior risk stakeholders in the private and public sectors to better understand and manage behavioural risk.


The Management Cybernetics* research entity was established to optimize collaboration between academia and industry incorporating management and engineering sciences