We believe in an optimised learning approach involving the best of both worlds: face to face lectures while using the latest technology.


MSC Business College is one of SA’s most established education institutions with 18 campuses nationwide. We have 25 years’ experience in offering top class education to our students.


At MSC Business College, we keep our classes small to ensure that our students receive the utmost attention and development. With us you won’t be just a number in a large class, but a valued part of the family .


MSC Business College has been voted as the number one private FET college in South Africa by the South African board for people practices.


HR, Marketing, IT Support, End User Computers, Business Admin, Travel & Tourism, Accounting & Bookkeeping, Retail & Wholesale, Project Management,
PR and Public Finance.



Cobus Potgieter

cobusCobus Potgieter founded the company in 1991. Within the past 15 year Cobus has also founded two other companies, The MSC Artisan Academy and Beyond Adventure. In 1998 MSC College he was the recipient of the Old Mutual Small Business of the Year Award in the Eastern Cape Region. In 2014 he was awarded as Business Leader of the Year by the Leadership Development Institute and Border Kei Chamber of Business Buffalo City. Cobus holds a Degree in Human Science and a BA Honours Degree in National Strategy.

Ketso Gordhan

ketsoKetso Gordhan has a Master of Philosophy Degree from the University of Sussex. After working as advisor to Mac Maharaj in the Ministry of Transport from 1994, he was appointed Director General of the Department of Transport. Mr Gordhan has held positions as a Director of RMB Holdings, the Manager of the City of Johannesburg and CEO of PPC Limited. In addition he is a Non–Executive Director of Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited.

Glenda White

glendaGlenda White holds Masters Degrees in Development Finance and Curriculum Evaluation from the Universities of London and Sussex respectively. Post 1994, she spent six years in government, first as Head of Policy Research for the first Premier of Gauteng Province and subsequently as Executive Director of the Centre for Public School Innovation. Glenda has consulted to a wide range of organisations, primarily in the areas of change management, programme design, monitoring & evaluation and business process management.

She is currently a director of Siyandza Skills Development, an e-learning technology company; Simeka Capital Pharma, an investment company focused on the pharmaceutical sector; Simeka Group and Specpharm Holdings. She serves as the Chairperson of Themba Interactive, a not for profit organisation which uses applied drama therapy as a means of addressing social issues.

Carol Taggart

carolCarol has been CEO of MSC Business College for the past 15 years. Carol holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (Cum Laude) from the Graduate School of Business at UCT. She also holds a Higher Diploma in Education as well as a Bachelor of Arts. She is a Qualified and Registered Assessor. She has served as an Education Committee Member for the Border Kei Chamber of Business over a period of two years.

Gillian Davies

gillianGillian has been with MSC Business College for a period of nine years. She holds various qualifications, including a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (Cum Laude), a Diploma in Audit Specialisation, a Certificate in Theory of Accounting (CTA), a B. Compt and a B. Compt Honours Degree. Gillian has worked for 4 of the "Big 5" Accounting organisations where she gained extensive experience in auditing, tax, statistics, accounting and financial management.

Her years as a Management Consultant bring in another set of skills highly relevant to this business. As a Management Consultant she reviewed systems and procedures in all aspects of a business (finances, asset management, change management etc.) and developed business performance improvement processes.


About Us

MSC Business College was formed in 1991 in the Eastern Cape. Over the past 25 years we have grown to become one of the biggest names in education in South Africa, with 18 campuses nationwide. By addressing market needs and demands, we have established ourselves as one of the major private FET accredited training providers in further education and training. We offer diplomas, certificates and skills programmes to students in safe, clean campuses utilising the latest technology.



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