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Master in Management

The curriculum consists of 13 courses, one group company project, a supply chain management project, a personal development portfolio of workshops and an integrative final project resulting in a total of 60 ECTS and equivalent study load of 1800 hours.

Course Educational hrs ECTS
Managing Cultural Diversity 90 3
Data Analytics 90 3
Economics for Managers 90 3
Accounting for Managers 90 3
Human Resource Management 90 3
Finance   90 3
Organizational Behavior 90 3
Marketing Management 90 3
Management Science 90 3
Entrepreneurship and Innovation 90 3
Strategy and Planning 90 3
Digital Transformation of Business 90 3
Application subjects
Personal Development Portfolio (PDP) – throughout the year:
workshops on personal and interpersonal skills
90 3
Group company project (team competition):
Sustainable Business or Digital Economy
90 3
Supply Chain Management Project 90 3
Final assessment
Research Methods 90 3

Academic Research paper

- with a focus on theoretical management or
- with a focus on a real-life problem for a company

360 12
TOTAL 1,800 60

Note: this curriculum is subject to change.

Group Company Project

During the program you will conduct one group project for a company. You will work in a team with fellow students on solving an actual problem of a specific company in the region. With your team you will compete with other teams consisting of fellow students working on the same case for the same company. The first project will be related to the topic Sustainable Development or to the Digital Economy.

Personal Development Portfolio

Throughout the year you will participate in various workshops to help you develop your personal and interpersonal skills, a vital asset for every manager.

Final project

The MM program concludes with program integration, an individual project that will require you to prove your ability to integrate the individual core subjects of the MSM MM program to solve an organizational challenge. The final project takes the form of an academic research paper focusing on theoretical management, or a business consultancy project with a focus on on a real-life issue for a company.

The academic research paper with a theoretical management focus involves researching practical problems that organizations are confronted with, and formulating recommendations drawn from the research. The project focuses on a management or business problem encountered by a larger number of organizations (N>1).

The academic research paper with a focus on a real-life issue of a company involves how to advise a real life organization in solving a specific problem it is facing. Part of this project will consist of doing business research to further analyze the problem.

No matter which project is chosen, the aim is to enhance and improve management practice.

Specialization

The Master in Management program is a generalist management program fully preparing you for your future leadership role. Additionally you have the opportunity to follow an MBA Specialization if you would like to deepen your knowledge in a specific area. Participation in the specialization of your choice has to be approved by the Academic Coordinator of the Master in Management and the Academic Coordinator of the MBA program. The cost for following an MBA specialization is € 3,500.

You can choose from following specializations*:

•    Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets
•    International Business and Sustainable Development
•    Accounting and Finance
•    Public Sector Management
•    Digital Economy
•    Healthcare Management**
•    Sports Management**

* Admission to the MBA specializations is not guaranteed and is subject to additional requirements.

** Space in these programs is limited.  Admission to these specializations is subject to approval and may require additional program related costs beyond the specialization fee.