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Are you looking for answers to the essential business management questions within a company? Do you want to take on even more responsibility after successfully completing your bachelor's degree in business studies and are you striving for a position as a specialist or manager? The Master's programme in Business Administration at the IU University will provide you with the methodical tools and strategic problem-solving skills you urgently require. By consolidating your theoretical knowledge in a practice-oriented way, you will later be able to analyse the most complex business contexts and solve the resulting challenges. Depending on your chosen specialisation, you will later work either in the strategic or administrative field - whether as a managing director, management consultant or head of finance departments.
The IU Master's programme in Business Administration reinforces the specialist knowledge you gained in your Bachelor's programme and expands it in terms of business management methods and decision making. In order to best prepare you for the future challenges as a specialist and manager, current topics and trends such as the digital transformation are also taken into account. In this way, you will be able to pose concrete questions and devise solutions for complex problems within the business practice. In the course of your studies, you can broaden your professional knowledge even further in the direction of a company function or a specific business sector or specialise in selected areas such as management consulting, digital business and entrepreneurship as well as risk management.
Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree program.
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- SALARY INCREASE up to 20%
- By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
- MORE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
- The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
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As a managing director, you are the legal representative of a company and are responsible for its overall strategic concept. You monitor the qualitative and quantitative growth of the company taking into account the previously defined targets, plan the necessary investments, as well as the use of personnel and resources. Your primary goal is to continuously optimise the productivity and quality of the goods or services produced to ensure the company develops healthily and increases its revenue in the long term.
As a management consultant, you advise companies on strategic decision-making processes. You are an expert in efficient organisational and work structures and use your expertise to ensure that companies become more successful economically or develop further in a new business field. As a management consultant, you can work in public institutions as well as in the private sector.
Head of the finance department
As the head of a finance department, together with your team you are responsible for accounting, regular reporting to management, and the timely preparation of financial statements. You also work on the annual planning, draft investment proposals, and are available to other departments for discussions. In your position as management, you also take on classic management duties for your employees.
- Strategic Management
- Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
- Management Accounting and Reporting
- Quantitative Research Methods
Generally, a completed undergraduate degree with a subject-related focus in the respective IU Master's program is a requirement for admission. The first undergraduate degree must have been successfully completed at a state or state-recognized college/university and with a final grade of at least "satisfactory". If the first degree does not include a subject-related focus, admission to the program can also be granted if the student has completed a related professional activity.
For English language degree courses, a proof (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, Cambridge or equivalent proof, e.g. through the free IU English course.) of sufficient English language skills is required.
For more detailed information and remarks about possible exceptions, please refer to the corresponding subpage of the respective course.
A completed undergraduate degree with a specific thematic focus in the selected master's degree program. Alternatively, also professional activities with corresponding backgrounds can be accredited in individual cases. A degree from a state or state-recognized college/university with a final grade of at least "Satisfactory". Accreditation of knowledge and skills acquired outside of the university sector is generally possible. University entrance qualification as a foreign student applicant.
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