Our Approach

Your task as a leader is to ensure that your executives and colleagues efficiently develop the 21st century management skills while phasing out redundant and outdated skills. But how many times have you invested large sums of money in executive education and training and later wondered what impact it had on your executives and the company? Your real challenge is to develop ‘executive thinkers and doers’, who:

  • Discover and understand the management challenges facing your company ;
  • Do things differently to provide viable solutions using the best (and next) practice management tools and methodologies to assess their effectiveness and advantages over current tools they use,
  • Believe in managements’ knowledge and associated tools imparted to them in training by phasing out outdated practices without remorse and demonstrating progressively new behaviors and values, and
  • Know the importance of, and show commitment to, continuous new learning for personal and organizational improvement and innovation.

To help you meet this challenge, NIBS is collaborating with Mannheim Business School (MBS), Germany , Swiss Business School, and others to offer a totally different approach to company executive education; one designed to make a significant impact on your executives and your company by providing real, measuring results.


The 4 elements of your challenge translate into the Discover-Do-Believe-Know (DDBK) logic that underpins the design and delivery of our Executive Education in Action programs. In each program, we place emphasis on training through work-integrated practice (doing) and team learning. Your executives’ discover real business problems, challenges and opportunities, and apply their knowledge to solve them by developing practicable and workable plans and results during each program. Our model has significant advantages over traditional forms of executive education. It is an inside-out process that focuses on real business issues and problem-solving projects; brings in more buy-in from participants, ensures quicker and effective implementation of projects and similarly taps into the knowledge and commitment of your executives.


We understand the varied needs and resources of different clients. Hence, we offer multiple price points for our programs. We help you manage trade-offs between your budget and methods, problem complexity, length, and outcomes of the program you require. We are confident that with our many years of industry-related research and executive education and training activities, we are in a position to help you build a lasting and dynamic executive capacity within your company. We encourage you to explore our Executive Education in Action programs. Should you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact us as per details attached.


Our partners include:
Mannheim Business School (MBS) MBS is the number 1 business school in Germany. MBS is the only German school tripled accredited by AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA. MBS has been ranked the best German Business School 13 times in row from 2002. Ranked #12 in the world by the Financial Times of London for Customized Company executive education. NIBS is in partnership with MBS to deliver high class open and customized executive education in Africa.


Swiss Business School (SBS), Zurich
SBS is nationally certified University in Zurich, Switzerland. It programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). SBS is certified by EDUQUA – the Swiss Quality Assurance Certificate for providers in the field of adult learning. In 2012, SBS was the winner of 2 award categories by European CEO Global Business Education Awards; (1) Most Innovative Business School in Switzerland and (2) Best Remote Learning Program in Europe. SBS was ranked for the third consecutive year as a Tier One Business School in the 13th edition of the CEO Magazine in January 2014. NIBS also offer a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in affiliation with SBS.


Nordic International Management Institute (NIMI)
NIMI is an executive business school in Chengdu, China designed and launched to meet the standards of Nordic education in China. NIBS have a partnership with NIMI to develop and deliver executive education and industry-specific programs with China and Asia elements.


A bridge to other NIBS programs: A graduate of any of our Executive Education in Action program has an opportunity to apply to other NIBS programs and receive advanced standing.