Sustainable Risk Management

Key Facts

Degree International MBA / M.Sc. (Master of Business Administration / Master of Science)
Study start October
Application deadline

July 31, 2024 - Apply now!


IGC: Hochschule Bremen, EFMD-accredited

  • Bachelor's degree in a business / economic related subject or equivalent *
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience after first degree
  • Letter of motivation
  • High English proficiency (IELTS 6.5 points or TOEFL iBT min. 90 or equivalent)
  • All documents must be provided in English
  • Funding for tuition fees and living costs

*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 three years of professional experience. An equivalence check is carried out for all others.

Language English
Duration & Type 3 semesters / Full-time on Campus
Group size max. 25 students
Tuition fees

IGC: Total of €7,650* / Early Bird II Discount: Total of €7,525* - First Payment of €1,500 until July 31, 2024. 
ESSCA: €9.845

Monthly installments available. See our payment plan for details. 

*plus €350 student- and semesterticket twice a year. Discount options

Fulfill your potential in France - sustainably

After successfully completing the core modules at the IGC in Bremen, students of the IBSA Dual Degree Master's Program with a focus on Sustainable Risk Management will expand their knowledge at the ESSCA School of Management in Paris. The French study program combines the study of international management and topics related to sustainable practices in a globalized environment and provides students with working knowledge and practical tools necessary in addressing and taking a lead on various social, economic, technological, and environmental issues. 

As a student in this program, you will benefit from your professors’ long scientific and practical expertise. This tripleaccredited business school will provide you with strong communication and negotiating skills and help you develop a keen eye for risk assessment.


International Accreditation

Since September 2022 our International MBA is internationally accredited! Founded in 1972, EFMD is a global, non-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to management development. It is recognized worldwide as an accrediting body for business schools, business school programs and corporate universities. Our international MBA program is only the second MBA program in Germany to receive this accreditation seal and can thus count itself among the world's best MBA programs.



Your International MBA prepares you for all positions in international companies:

  • General management
  • Operations / logistics
  • Finance / investments
  • Project management
  • Business development
  • Executive management
  • Consultancy

International graduates can prepare their next career step thanks to Germany's Job-Seeking Visa.



  • 2 degrees: MBA & MSc
  • Fast track option: 2 countries, 1 year
  • Choice from different specializations
  • International network
  • Free German language course (optional)
  • International Student Assistance (ISA)

Study at IGC partner ESSCA, Paris

Three ESSCA students on a bridge, the Eiffel Tower in the background [Translate to English:] Luftbild von Paris, im Vordergrund das ESSCA-Gebäude, im Hintergrund der Eiffelturm [Translate to English:] Das ESSCA-Gebäude an der Seine gelegen

Course of Studies

You will spend your first term (four months) at IGC, studying business basics; in the second term, you will specialize in Sustainable Risk Management at ESSCA School of Management in Paris, FR, where you will also write your thesis.

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Program Coordination
Usanie Dennerlein
T: 0421-5905-4456


Business Analytics

This module aims to introduce students to business analytics concepts required to understand contemporary business challenges. Analytical techniques will be applied to assess and resolve some of the complex challenges faced by business professionals in global industries.


Global Strategic Analysis

In this core module, students understand strategic business planning: This module introduces students to global business challenges and the methods used to address them, through careful review of effective managerial techniques, in order to ensure a winning international business strategy.


Global Marketing Strategies

You will gain skill and confidence in developing strong marketing plans for global business. The course addresses marketing performance in a global context; assesses differences in country environments; and applies techniques for international market segmentation, entry strategies, risk analysis, and comprehensive marketing plans.


Human Resource Management in the Global Environment

Students investigate critical human resource management (HRM) topics within this module. The aim is to examine relevant elements of HRM as they relate to global business, organizational policies, and standard management practices.

Multinational Financial Management

The goal of the course is to train highly effective global managers who have advanced analytical and decision-making skills essential for conducting successful business across borders.


International Leadership (elective)

The main objective of the module Leadership is to give the course participants a general leadership overview, to explore their individual leadership styles and set feasible goals for developing their management skills.

Critical Thinking in Sustainable Business Risk Management​: Ethics, Equity, and Economy

A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Governance and Business Practices​

Critical Thinking in Sustainable Business Risk Management​: Creative Dynamics and Agile Methodologies

Transforming Global Business and Innovation​


Risk Management in Digital Transformation​: The Digital Revolution

Managing Risk in the Age of AI, Blockchain, and Cybersecurity

Risk Management in Digital Transformation​: Mastering Data Intelligence

Navigating from Big Data to Predictive Business Insights​

Navigating Geopolitical and Economic Risks with Critical Insight​: Interrnational Trade in the Geopolitical Arena

Strategies, Regulations, and Global Economic Trends​

Navigating Geopolitical and Economic Risks with Critical Insight​: Global Supply Chain Resilience

Balancing Risk, Ethics, and Sustainability

Master Thesis

The Master Thesis Seminar covers standards in academic writing, the function of the Master Thesis within the program context, approaches to find an adequate research question for the final thesis, strategic issues and questions regarding personal goals and career planning, cooperation with companies and business practice for writing the thesis, originality of the thesis topic, approach to literature research, literature originality issues and plagiarism rules, the writing a mock-thesis. Master Thesis involves the students in actually engaging in the research or case study project and writing and finalising the thesis paper.

Informationen for students

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Get in contact with our Program Coordination and our International Student Assistance

Usanie Dennerlein, Program Coordination

Robert Campbell Rennie, International Student Assistance

Dr. Frank Fürstenberg, Program Director

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