FlexMaster Business Management

Design your own schedule

The FlexMaster Business Management of the International Graduate Center is aimed at professionals with economic expertise who would like to enroll in certain modules from the curriculum of the extra-occupational Master's Program in Business Management at their own pace. This program will allow you to acquire practice-oriented management and consulting knowledge despite your busy work schedule. Our FlexMaster allows you to make your own schedule to accommodate your work, trips abroad or parental leaves. The main foci of the program are the three stages of a company lifecycle: foundation, growth and restructuring.

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All you need to know

Your benefits

  • Good balance between work, family and studies
  • Temporal and financial flexibility
  • Lecture schedule to accommodate your work
  • Chance to easily enroll into the Master's Program in Business Management



  • Visa allowing for working in Germany
  • Bachelor's degree in a business field
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience after first degree
  • Very good German language skills (C1), good English language skills
  • Interest in management and consulting tasks

Key Facts - Flex Business Management

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Degree - 6 ECTS

You can earn 6 Credits (ECTS) after successfully completing a module. The program Business Management will recognise your credits once you decide to start the whole program.  

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German & English
Language - German & English

Depending on the module, the lessons take place in German or English. Good knowledge of German (level C1) and English is therefore required.

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Flexible start
Start - Flexible start

Each module has a different time frame. Aks your program coordinator for the start of your desired module.

Duration & Time
Weekend / Part-time
Duration & Time - Weekend / Part-time

Each module lasts several weeks. Some modules are offerend in blended-learning-style (online). Classes take place on Friday nights and Saturdays 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. There are no lectures during the semester holidays. We make sure that your schedule goes well with your job. 

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Accreditation - AQAS

Due to the high quality standards at the International Graduate Center (IGC), the courses offered are regularly audited and accredited by external agencies. In addition, the IGC is a member of the Business Education Alliance of the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), one of the most respected international accreditation agencies for business schools. The program Business Management is accredited by AQAS (Agency for Quality Assurance by Accreditation of Degree Programs e.V.), which has accredited most of the programs at public universities in Germany since 2002.

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Group Size
max. 25 students
Group Size - max. 25 students

You study in practical and project-oriented small working groups with about 25 students. The courses are taught by professors from the University and by executives from well-known companies. We mainly use team-oriented teaching methods, such as workshops and case studies. If you wish, you are also welcome to bring up to date challenges from your professional environment.

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Tuition Fee
1,240 Euro
Tuition Fee - 1,240 Euro

The study fee is 1,240 euros per module. We offer financial aid consultations to inform you about financing options. We would be pleased to advise you personally or explain to your employer how they can support you in your further education.

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Application deadline
2 weeks before start
Application deadline - 2 weeks before start

The application deadline depends on the start of each module. To apply for a module, please use our online application form. Please aks our program coodinator for the start of your favorite module.

Program description - FlexMaster Business Management

Get your Master's in Business Management one step at a time

Depending on your interests and capacities, you can put together your individual study plan in FlexMaster Business Management at the International Graduate Center (IGC) and take specific courses from the curriculum of the Master's in Business Management. Upon successful completion of a module, you will receive a certificate from the University of Applied Sciences Bremen and six ECTS credits. If you decide to pursue the complete Master's Degree in Business Management, the already completed courses in FlexMaster will be credited towards your degree by the IGC. Continuing education despite your busy schedule In FlexMaster Business Management, you will learn practice-related management
skills and master a reflexive approach toward complex practical issues in your field. To balance your education, work and family, you can book a module in a blended learning format each semester and combine online learning with face-to-face classroom time. The seminars are taught in German and English. 

Presentation & Communication

Scientific Research Methods

Globalization & Capita Markets

Business Management

Corporate Analysis

Strategic Marketing

Business Formation

Strategic Management

Financial Management & Financial Services Management

Reorganization Law

Corporate Finance

Business Restructuring & Insolvency


The perspective for yourself or your young management professionals.“


Prof. Dr. Vera de Hesselle
Prof. Dr. Vera de Hesselle
Program Director