The Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies (TWIMS) is an independent, not for profit initiative, established through grant funding from the Toyota South Africa Education Trust. As a tuition centre of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), the pinnacle qualification taught at TWIMS is the GIBS manufacturing focused MBA. GIBS, in partnership with TWIMS, has developed a range of manufacturing specific courses for this focused MBA.

As a public institution, TWIMS would be delighted to host automotive manufacturing representatives to its facility and its various formal and non-formal academic courses.

For queries related to TWIMS, please contact its Executive Director, Dr Justin Barnes, at

See links below for more information regarding the qualification.