APPAVOO BUSINESS SCHOOL (ABS) is a modern Training Institution which fosters the aim of providing skill development, knowledge dissemination and continuous professional education to the public at large. The school is registered with the ‘Mauritius Qualifications Authority’.ABS was launched in January 2003 and it fits in the high market range with a very determined motto:

… Challenging the boundaries of knowledge….

Vision and Mission

Our Vision

Achieve leadership position on a national and regional basis as a reputed Business School furthering education, knowledge and skills development.

Our Mission

To operate a Business School of high international standing, recognized for excellence in teaching, relevance of programmes, rigour of its academic pursuits, and contributing both at national and regional levels to the advancement of education, knowledge and skills to the community.

Our Expertise

A careful selection of highly qualified MQA-Registered Trainers is on our roll both full time and part time to form part of the Academic Team. The institution also calls upon foreign experts to run high level courses and bring to local participants ‘Foreign skills’.

Our courses have a wide scope and include: Accounting, Taxation, Leadership, Auditing, Management, Anti-money laundering, etc.

Entitlement to the training grants

All our courses are MQA-Approved and our Trainers are all MQA-Registered. This allows Employers who avail our Training courses for their Employees to claim a  ‘Training grant’’ of  up to 70% of the Training cost. How does it work in practice?

Mauritius Qualification Authority (MQA)

Mauritius Qualification Authority (MQA) is a body corporate under the Mauritius Qualifications Authority Act 2001 which falls under the aegis of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, which acts as a regulatory guardian of the National Qualifications Framework in Mauritius. Training Institutions are required to be registered with the MQA which applies best practice requirements in terms of Training infrastructure, Training content, Training Organisation etc.

Human Resources Development Council (HRDC)

The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) which also operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research has been vested with the responsibility to look after and promote the development of the labour force in Mauritius in line with the requirements of a fast growing economy.

National Training Fund

The HRDC is responsible for the management of the National Training Fund (NTF). Under the NTF, various training incentives are offered to employers in order to allow them to meet part of the training cost of their employees and to support other training initiatives both at enterprise and national levels.

Main conditions for eligibility under the Training Grant System

  • Employers should contribute monthly towards the training levy;
  • The courses/ training programmes should be MQA approved/ TEC Accredited prior to the start of the courses/programmes
  • Grant is restricted to Mauritians or permanent Residents of Mauritius


Employers who contribute to the Training Levy can claim a grant up to 70% of the Training cost provided such training is provided by a Registered Training Institution by ABS.

Our international reach

We operate internationally and we can incorporate business structures in different other jurisdictions apart from Mauritius : the  Seychelles, Malta, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Singapore, BVI, Eastern European countries.

Our team

L. Clensy Appavoo

Head of Training Faculty

Clensy Appavoo is the Chief Executive. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), he holds an MBA from Oxford University and a degree in Computer Science and Data Management. He provides leadership to the team and ensures the proper conduct of operations. He is also responsible of business development and is the liaison person with our International Network.

Sehzad Bauboo

Programme Officer

Sehzad is a qualified accredited member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He reckons more than 14 years in the Auditing Profession and he actually chairs the ‘Audit Committee’ of AIL.

Deeya Seeburrun

Registrar of Appavoo Business School

Deeya Seeburrun is the Registrar of Appavoo Business School. She holds a degree in Management with Marketing. She reckons 9 years of experience in the field of Management and Business Administration.

Deeya has the appropriate skills and knowledge to perform effectively in the management, marketing and administrative sectors.