Education And Training Institute In Eswatini

BirchCooper Graduate Institute (BCGI) is an approved private registered and internationally recognised tertiary Institute, in the Kingdom of Eswatini. BCGI derives its mandate and approval from the Eswatini Higher Education Council (ESHEC) and its collaborated external examination bodies.

BCGI is a Professional and Management Development Training institution offering externally examined professional programmes and Short term management development, career enrichment courses. The centre also offers Consultancy services


Graduate Diplomas

The Institute’s existence, operations and programmes has been over a decade now. It boast of many graduates who are employed through the years and occupying positions in the corporate ladder. Most of BCGI’s completed successful Diploma Graduates, whilst working, continue to pursue the Professional Structured Level Undergraduate Programme, as it is now well known to many employers and H.R. Practitioners, hence the quest for further studies. At BCGI combining work with studies is a “constant” as it yields dividends and returns.

Our Vision

BirchCooper Graduate Institute (BCGI) aspires to be a hub for quality training and education.


BCGI is committed to providing high quality, high value training services to our stakeholders and clients, through optimum utilization of our academic knowledge, resources, and practical experience in our field of expertise and fully recognizing all needs of our customers.

Core Values:

  • Confidentiality: we will keep and treat all information about stakeholders as private, only to be revealed by authorised persons at appropriate times through authorised channels within and outside the institute.
  • Respect: we are committed to honesty, integrity, and fairness in all of our communication, interactions, and relationships with learners, co-workers, and in our communities.
  • Quality: we are committed to high quality in our programs and services, to adopting best practice approaches, and to continuous improvement.
  • Collaboration: an approach to working within the institute, and with our stakeholders and partners that is based on equity, mutual benefit, and that recognizes the rewards of healthy relationships.
  • Accountability: we are committed to assuming and fulfilling our respective individual, collective, and institutional responsibilities for the success of our learners and the institute.
  • Professionalism: we are committed to exercising competency, skills, knowledge, and ethical behavior in service delivery.

Strategic Objectives:

The corporate objectives are defined in line with BirchCooper Graduate Institute’s (BCGI) core business. The overall aim of the institute is to offer quality education and training to all students. The objectives to achieve this are:

  • To ensure the efficient delivery of courses.
  • To develop our professional programmes for our students to progress to post graduate degree equivalent levels.
  • To develop partnerships with global bodies and institutions
  • To offer Distance learning programmes.
  • To offer internationally credible professional programmes
  • To enrol sustainable number of students in various programmes at respective professional structured levels that we believe will drive capacity building efforts locally, regionally and globally in enhancing economic development.
  • To generate enough resources for the successful running of our programmes through the use of cost effective approaches that allow for affordable fee structure for our clientele.
  • To contribute to human capital development through knowledge and skills empowerment.

Tuning For Work:

BCGI ensures that externally examined programmes content matches with the working needs of employers and that slated programmes prepare students for global work opportunities and dictates. Programmes are periodically reviewed and improved by external examination bodies in preparing BCGI’s graduates for work excellence.


Internship serves as an integral part of studies, as it enables students to apply theoretical principles to practical concepts, in fine tuning themselves for their chosen profession. It brings true meaning and an identity to the individual student.


BCGI prides itself of Graduation ceremonies since its inception to date. Many successful students graduate and the increase in participating numbers confirms the absolute satisfaction and belonging of graduates, as they wear their academic gown and accessories with pride, showcasing their hard earned investment in acquiring the desired professional qualification that has already translated into work, promotion and a better life. Indeed the graduation serves to guarantee a true return on their investment, hence worth celebrating with BCGI.