The Professional MBA Programs are specifically structured:
The core modules of the Professional MBA programs offer a coordinated General Management training aspired to succeed in top management following international standards. After completing the core modules, which demand intensive learning, the technical and management-related foundations are laid ready for taking the next step toward in-depth modules.
You can book the entire modules in the Blended Learning or Distance Learning option.
The 3 specializations modules have industry- or function-specific contents and promote knowledge transfer between experts in their industry or industries.
At the end of the MBA studies a master´s thesis has to be written according to scientific criteria and providing an insight in the respective technical field. The master´s thesis is the student’s option in proofing the capability of dealing with a complex problem relative to their own company or professional environment.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management
Business Plan Development
· Business Planning
· New Venture Growth
· Modern Start-up Concepts
Innovations- und Wissensmanagement
- Treiber und Motivation für Innovationsmanagement
- Konzepte und Modelle des Innovationsmanagements
- Methoden der Ideengenerierung und Ideenbewertung
- Service Design und Geschäftsmodellinnovationen
- Strategisches Innovationsmanagement
- Erfolgsfaktoren für Innovationsmanagement-Projekte
Entrepreneurship & Innovation - Study Trip Silicon Valley
The purpose of the module is to assess the nature and genesis of entrepreneurship in a number of different businesses. Likewise the purpose is to examine new environments of creativity and innovation.
The program combines courses at Stanford University and site visits; it is an inspiring blend of theory and practice by top-notch academic input and down-to-earth site visits, illustrating both best practices and potential failures.
Stanford University is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Students attend lectures at Stanford University with internationally renowned professors and gain inputs from and in interaction with successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and business angels. Numerous company visits from start-up companies to well established successful companies such as Facebook, Google, Airbnb and the NASA research are part of the program.
Venture Capital & Mergers and Acquisitions - Study Trip Vancouver
Course 1: Mergers & Acquisitions
With this course, students learn to identify motives of transactions and to apply different valuation techniques in M & A settings and know when and where to apply them. Students will be enabled to recommend and justify a method of payment and financing packages for a deal and understand tactics for friendly negotiations and hostile transactions and also the role of legal environment and good corporate governance. Furthermore students will be able to propose a plausible M & A transaction including motivation, valuation, structuring and integration.
Course 2: Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity
The primary objective of the course is to provide an understanding of the concepts and institutions involved in private equity investing. The course surveys venture capital, leveraged buyouts, as well as other types of private equity financing. We will examine all the main challenges faced by private equity investors: forming a private firm and fundraising among institutional investors, screening deal opportunities and interacting with entrepreneurs/managers, structuring deals. I will try to minimize the amount of lecturing along the course and concentrate on the case method to study practical aspects of important topics in private equity.
Business Simulation (online)
· Integrated Business Perspective
· Entrepreneurial Decision Making
· International Management