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PCi Business School (PCIBS)

PCiBS uses active learning and knowledge building to address specialist practical and academic requirements in Business Management, Project Management, Property Investment & Development, with a key focus on Business & Project Controls.

Founded in 1993, the LPS Training & Services Company developed training material with subject matter experts over the years. Through positive encouragement from governments and industry (Fortune 500 companies) an Online University & Business School, PCiBS, was formed.

Students must master the PCiBS competency sets during their selected course/program in Business Management, Project Management, Property, or Project Controls. Each course/subject will increase the individual's skill set and knowledge base.

Benefits to students:

  • Complete our programs and be productive immediately,
  • PCiBS focuses on the competencies required to be work-ready,
  • Strategic thinking, and practical application,
  • Active learning approach through competency-based education,
  • Using didactic, interactive, and collaborative instruction methods,
  • Synchronous & Asynchronous modes of teaching,
  • Online full-time and part-time, and distance study methods,
  • Competencies: Basic, Foundation, Practitioner, Professional, Executive Mastery,
  • International Salaries = Competencies and Experience,
  • Start working and earning 7 - 9 months into our program,
  • Industry experts with experience in their environment,
  • Interview assistance & Job placement,
  • Access to talent analytics & competency design to determine gaps,
  • Assigned Coaches & Mentors during their study,
  • Assist individuals with their Individual Development Plans (IDPs).

PCiBS issues accredited by ISO, CHEA, and other international certifications (PMI, IPMA, etc.) & certificates for acquired competencies at Foundational Certificate (Basic), Practitioner Certificate, and Professional Certificate, and Executive Master's Certificate levels.

PCiBS focuses on delivering an exceptionally high-quality framework with our programs and subjects. All published assignments, reports, and portfolios of evidence (PoE) receive expert critique from industry experts and lecturers. In addition, PCiBS also guides program participants to close the competency gaps that PCiBS actively developed over the last 38 years.



Programs

Diploma / certificate
Business Delivery method Length Location
(BBCTPM) Foundation Certificate - Project Management Online / Distance 6 months Multiple (3)
Management
Project Management
(BBCTBA) Foundation Certificate - Project Business & Administration Online / Distance 6 months Multiple (3)
(BCDPBA) Diploma - Project Business & Administration Online / Distance 12 months Multiple (3)
(BCDPPC) Diploma - Project Management & Control Online / Distance 12 months Multiple (3)
(BDDPBA) Advanced Diploma - Project Business & Administration Online / Distance 24 months Multiple (3)
(BDDPPC) Advanced Diploma - Project Management & Control Online / Distance 24 months Multiple (3)
Graduate diploma / certificate
Management
Project Management
(EXCTBA) Executive Certificate - Project Business & Administration Online / Distance 6 months Multiple (3)
(EXCTPM) Executive Certificate - Project Management & Leadership Online / Distance 6 months Multiple (3)
(EXDPBA) Executive Diploma - Project Business & Administration Online / Distance 12 months Multiple (3)
(EXDPPC) Executive Diploma - Project Management & Control Online / Distance 12 months Multiple (3)
(EXDPPM) Executive Diploma - Project Management & Leadership Online / Distance 12 months Multiple (3)
(EXPDPM) Executive Professional - Project Management & Leadership Online / Distance 18 months Multiple (3)
(EXPTPM) Executive Expert - Project Management & Leadership Online / Distance 24 months Multiple (3)
Language course
Languages
English
(BDCTEN) Certification in English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Online / Distance 7 weeks Multiple (3)

Scholarships & funding

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Why study at Project Controls International Business School (PCiBS)

PCIBS uses active learning and knowledge building to address specialist practical and academic requirements in Business Management, Project Management, Property Investment & Development, with a key focus on Business & Project Controls.

Students must master the PCiBS competency sets during their selected course/program in Business Management, Project Management, Property, or Project Controls. Each course/subject will increase the individual's skill set and knowledge base.

Benefits to students:

  • Earn while you learn, and accelerate your carer
  • Complete our programs and be productive immediately,
  • PCiBS focuses on the competencies required to be work-ready,
  • Strategic thinking, and practical application,
  • Active learning approach through competency-based education,
  • Using didactic, interactive, and collaborative instruction methods,
  • Synchronous & Asynchronous modes of teaching,
  • Online Fulltime and Part-time, and Distance study methods,
  • Competencies: Novice, Basic, Practitioner, Mastery, Expert, and Innovator,
  • Start working and earning 7 - 9 months into our program,
  • Use of Industry experts with experience in their environment.

Awards & Accreditations

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Accredited

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Accredited

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

Accredited

The British Accreditation Council (BAC)

Accredited

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Accredited

Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA)

Accredited

Student services & facilities

With our motto: Earn while you learn, and accelerate your career, PCIBS focus on the placement of our competent students for Organizations, Businesses, and Small, Medium, and Large Projects.

Services and Facility Benefits to students:

  • Assist individuals with Interview assistance, and Job placements (Internationally),
  • Determine gaps through talent analytics & competency design,
  • Continuously Coach & Mentor students and after job placement,
  • Assist individuals with their Individual Development Plans (IDP's),
  • Ongoing Education available, Access to our Alumni Network.

Campuses

Our courses and programs are offered Online only. Our Campuses are used for bespoke (i.e., pre-arranged) programs, and students must realise that there are additional costs attached to on-campus life.

Swakopmund, Namibia

A Cultural and Coastal Business Hub at the Coast of Namibia

  • A top destination for international tourists
  • Namibia has the oldest desert in the world, dating back at least 55 million years.
  • Our key campus, Swakopmund borders the Atlantic Ocean with a German flair

Johannesburg, South Africa

Where Industry, Technology, and Business Meet

  • The main economic power hub in Africa
  • Home to headquarters of Fortune 500 companies
  • Residence of Key industries
  • Our main campus in Johannesburg (bespoke Programs only)

Houston, USA

Administration Hub

  • PCiBS administration Hub
  • Campus available for bespoke Programs only

Student lifestyle

At PCI Business School, you will join an international student community where you can participate in a range of activities, from joining a sports team to going on a desert safari trip, skydiving, or taking part in a sports tournament(s). Our university has access to various facilities close by that allows students to engage in various social and sports arenas.

Currently, we only deliver programs in an ONLINE environment.

Accommodation

Rentable accommodation is available near all our campuses. With the support of PCiBS’s Admin Office, you will be able to find the perfect place to call home in no time.

PCiBS is designing new premises with our own accommodation at very reasonable prices. Available in Swakopmund, Namibia (Q3 2024-Q2 2025).

Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 4 reviews.

Dr Herman v.Z.
I have had the pleasure of working with PciBS on two occasions. I would highly recommend PciBS, as they have the flexibility and assurance to get you where you need to be from an academic point of view. There team is highly knowledgeable and with the practical approach – which is not seen a lot within an academic environment – you can be assu...
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Jurie
I believe PCiBS is filling an important gap in the Project Management space, and as a PM and Controls Manager for many years I found that in most organisations project progress is not measured correctly, risks and and change management is not fully utilised, etc - and here we have the opportunity to better this situation with practical and exper...
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Ed
This type of Training has been due for over 35 years. I take my hat off to PCiBS and their expert team members for starting this vital Online Training Service in the Project Management and Project Controls Management Industry. Every business uses those two disciplines as a critical part of execution work in some form or other. With its unique wa...
PCiBS Comment:
Thanks for your review. With our acute skills shortages, we need to upskill and create vital competencies in the project management environment on a global scale.
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Project Controls International Business School (PCiBS)

7 Bismarck St
13001 Swakopmund Erongo
Namibia

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