Study objectives of the MBA programme “General Management”
MBA “General Management” – Study objectives
Our MBA programme “General Management” is primarily – but not exclusively – aimed at graduates of non-economic studies. We also address academics with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in economics with a few years of work experience who are highly interested in their professional and personal development. You can complete the Master of Business Administration in German or English language.
Business skills you acquire with the MBA “General Management”
The MBA “General Management” at Düsseldorf Business School is a strategically-oriented management programme. Participants graduate with a Master’s degree from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. Thanks to a varied combination of theory and practice, you will specifically expand your qualifications and know-how from your first degree and professional work to include leadership and management skills at an academic level. These include – among others – business law, controlling, accounting, human resources strategies and marketing.
If you apply for the MBA “General Management” programme and are admitted, you will acquire and/or deepen the following skills during the course of your studies:
- to identify goals and paradigms behind economically driven decisions,
- to analyze economic problems and solve them with help of adequate business instruments and methods,
- to analyze complex links between various sub-functions in companies and other organisations,
- to manage interfaces between sub-functions,
- to manage business units entrepreneurially on the basis of economic goals,
- to strategically adapt organisations to changing environmental and competitive conditions.
- To communicate efficiently with specialists from different sections,
- to also work on your own personal development due to new learning experiences and intensive group interaction,
- to lead and motivate others.
The MBA “General Management” programme systematically links theoretical principles with the practical experience of the lecturers involved in the curriculum. The achievement of the study objectives is supported by working in groups, solving case studies and completing an application-related Master’s thesis.
Application form – Master of Business Administration (MBA) “General Management”
Short curriculum vitae with passport photo
Legally certified copy of transcript of records
Legally certified copy of degree certificate
Proof of at least two years of work experience before the begin of MBA studies
Achieve the study objectives of the MBA “General Management” in four sections
The above-mentioned main objectives of the part-time MBA “General Management” are taught in four sections and are structured in detail therein. The first two sections focus on recognising economic relationships and getting to know corporate accounting and controlling. In sections three and four, more in-depth modules follow around the topics “Management of Resources”, “Managing for the Future”, “Strategies for Competitive Advantages” and “Integration Management”. Please find detailed information on the corresponding page of our website.
In the later stages of the study participants will be required to choose two elective courses.
In the final stage of your study you will prepare your master thesis in which you will apply your acquired knowledge to a problem in the field of your profession.
Admission requirements of the MBA with university degree:
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