Prepare to write the Graduate Management Admissions Test with confidence.

The GMAT Prep short course, facilitated online powered by Zoom, will give you the knowledge and skill you need to get the best score you can in this important exam.

The GMAT is a standardised admissions test for the world’s top business schools, including the UCT GSB MBA and CEMS MIM programmes.

Faculty: Trevor Wegner

Meet the Course Convenor


Trevor Wegner has qualifications from the University of Cape Town (B.Bus.Sc, M.Bus.Sc, and PhD) and Sussex University, UK (M.Sc (OR)). He has promoted the Quantitative Management discipline amongst students of Business and practicing managers for over four decades. He is a former Associate Professor in Statistical Sciences and has lectured to students in management on MBA and Executive MBA programmes at UCT, Stellenbosch, Rotterdam Management School (Netherlands) and Warwick Business School (UK). 

He presently works as an independent statistical consultant to companies both locally and internationally (especially in the Middle East (UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi), Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and Malaysia)). He also co-convenes and presents the highly successful GMAT Prep course (Quants section) that is run annually by UCT’s GSB to assist potential MBA students to “Crack the GMAT”.


15% for 3 - 6 applicants (bulk discount applied from third applicant)

10% for 7+ applicants (bulk discount applied to all applicants)

10% for alumni of UCT GSB academic and Executive Education courses



The UCT GSB GMAT Prep Course will give you:

  • A grasp on the structure and content of the GMAT
  • Practice of the computerised format of the GMAT
  • Techniques for answering GMAT questions
  • Confidence and time management skills for the test
  • Supportive interaction with other delegates
  • A head-start on knowledge needed for your masters degree

The GMAT tests your:

  • Analytical writing (analysis of an argument)
  • Integrated reasoning (multi-source reasoning and interpretation)
  • Quantitative skills (data sufficiency and problem solving)
  • Verbal skills (critical reasoning, reading comprehension and sentence correction)
The test is answered online so computer literacy is an advantage. More importantly, the questions you are given become progressively more difficult depending on whether you answer correctly, and the more difficult the questions you answer correctly, the higher your score. So problem-solving skills are an absolute must.

Click here for more information on the test.

The UCT Graduate School of Business takes pride in building future leaders and guiding the leaders of today toward sustainable impact in African business and society. 

Our degree programmes and short courses deliver learning experiences that are personally transformative because better people make better leaders. 

Our programmes are mostly offered at our vibrant Cape Town Breakwater Campus, at the heart of the city's most popular tourist attraction, the V&A Waterfront. 

The campus is equipped with modern lecture theatres, a library and syndicate rooms for group study, as well as restaurants and the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge that offers special rates for students. 

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