|Degree||Master of Business Administration|
|Start||November (winter semester only)|
|Application deadline|| |
March 31, 2024
*210 ECTS are required for applicants from the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). Applicants from Europe with 180 ECTS can be admitted under the condition of a mandatory internship of at least 22 weeks as part of the study program, which can be completed in the 3rd semester. An equivalence check is carried out for all others.
|Duration & Type||3 semester / full-time|
|Group size||ca. 25 students|
|Tuition fees|| |
€15,400 with full payment or €15,900 in total with monthly installments (for details please check our payment plan)
*plus €350 student- and semesterticket twice a year.
Your MBA in Global Management
Global market skills for an international career in business
You hold a bachelor degree and your aim is a master in global management?
The full-time MBA in Global Management at International Graduate Center (IGC) prepares you for leadership positions in the global economy. On the basis of research-based learning, experienced trainers from the private sector provide you with the necessary practical orientation. The course content prepares you for positions with leadership responsibility in marketing or sales, human resources, investment banking, accounting, logistics and supply chain management, consulting or the administration.
Lern together with international fellow students from around the world
You learn both professional and soft skills systematically through group work and discussion in seminars and workshops. Since many of your fellow students come from different countries and 90% of the teaching staff at IGC has an international background, your intercultural skills are practiced intensively over the entire program. To strengthen your career perspectives you might want to consider an optional internship.
An MBA in Global Management prepares you for management positions in all areas of business. A special focus of the IGC is the internationality and interculturality of the curriculum, students and faculty. You will acquire intercultural competence, which is increasingly in demand in companies and organizations. This applies to multinational corporations as well as medium-sized companies, public administration and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). International graduates can use Germany's job-seeking visa to prepare for their next career step.
Course of studies
The MBA program is designed for three semesters. Semesters 1+2 comprise the lecture and exam phase of the program. In semester 3, the Master's Thesis is completed.
- Management Information Systems (MIS)
- Quantitative Methods
The module Business Analytics provides you with knowledge about how to deal with "big data" and trains necessary analysis and research skills. You will acquire the competence to integrate knowledge and deal with complexity.
Corporate Social Responsibility
- Business Ethics/Sustainable Development
- Human Resources and Diversity Management
Ethics and sustainable development as well as human resources and diversity management are the subject of the module Corporate Social Responsibility. You will learn to take into account social or ethical knowledge resulting from the application of your knowledge and from past decisions.
- Strategic Management & Globalization
- Organizing International & Global Business
The module Global Management will provide you with basic knowledge about global and strategic management, as well as it´s practical application. You will learn to define and interpret the specifics, boundaries, terminologies and teachings in this area.
International Financial Management
- Global Finance
- International Accounting
The module International Financial Management provides a basic understanding of financial management. You will acquire knowledge in order to understand the complex interconnectedness of finance and cost management in an international context.
- Culture and Cross-cultural Management
- Personal Skills Development
The module Professional Development will deepen your awareness and ability to communicate and act in an international and intercultural environment. You will be given the opportunity to exchange experiences with laypersons and laymen from different cultural contexts and to convey this application-related knowledge.
- Trade Theory & Policy
- International Capital Markets and Exchange Rates
The module Global Economics is devoted to imparting knowledge of real and monetary foreign economic theory and policy. The students acquire a critical understanding of global economic inter-relations on the current state of knowledge.
International Legal & Tax Framework
- International Business Law
- International Taxation Systems
The module International Legal & Tax Framework focusses on the area of law (contract, company, labor law) and provides knowledge about tax systems and tax aspects in internationally operating companies, which can be applied by you in an application and/or research-oriented way.
Logistics and Sustainable Supply Chain Management
- Logistics & Operations Management
- Sustainable Supply Chain
As outcome of this module you will be able to make decisions about adequate solutions for logistics problems, implement a global supply chain for a company and manage it. And Outline energy consuming activities and potential sources of emissions from transport and Identify measures, asses sustainability and suggest responsible logistic Compose strategies towards sustainable development of supply chains.
Project and Quality Management
- Projects in International Business
- Process and Quality Management
In the Project and Quality Management module, case studies provide an introduction to international project, process and quality management. You will gain the competence to use your knowledge and your ability to solve problems in new and unfamiliar situations.
- Business Risk Management
- Digital Transformation: Blockchain & Social Media
In the Elective you may choose a specialist area from the IGC's offers, in which you acquire a detailed and critical understanding of the latest state of knowledge.
Master Thesis Seminar
The master thesis seminar prepares you for the master thesis, including the standards of scientific work, the function of a master thesis in the program context, methods for searching literature and the rules for the prevention of plagiarism.
During the master thesis seminar you will have to deal intensively with a research or case study project and put this down in the form of a scientific work in writing.
Course lecturers MBA Global Management
Information for students
A warm welcome! We look forward to welcoming you as a student of the MBA program Global Management. Here you will find important information and things worth knowing for your start of your studies with us.
"Do you aim to make an impact in worldwide business and seek for an exceptional international education on which you can build your further life and career? Then, our MBA in Global Management is the right choice. You will develop lasting connections with classmates and faculty from all over the world, due to small class sizes and interactive teaching and learning. What makes the program unique is the blend of top-notch management education, a strong practice-orientation and cross-cultural experience, both inside and outside class."
Prof. Dr. Mechthild Schrooten, Program Director