To cope with the globally networked business world you will be coached to develop essential competences in the domains of global business management, personal leadership and intercultural cooperation.
Based on solid understanding of business fundamentals the programme offers a well-balanced mix of theoretical concepts, practical applications and personal development opportunities across all three domains.
Academic skills will be honed and practiced with an integrated approach to adopt scientific methodologies and to apply them to real business issues.
Interdisciplinary electives allow to address personal interests and enhance international exposure.
Enhancing your international and intercultural experience:
Up to half of the students originate from countries outside of the DACH region. To allow all other students to be exposed to international and intercultural conditions as well, the programme requires participation in one of the following options:
The programme is delivered exclusively in English and benefits from highly qualified lecturers with ample private sector and international lecturing experience.
Each domain of the programme has been designed to build consecutively competences around essential managerial activities - analyse and interpret, decide and design as well as operate and learn.
Online classes with lectures and guided self-study delivered by experts from industry and academia will allow you to acquire necessary knowledge fast and effectively.
A solid understanding of the global business environment and market conditions serves as a basis to discuss options of strategic orientations in terms of organisation, business models and digital technology. Prototyping innovative ideas together with an international business simulation will test students´ managerial and leadership capabilities and offer personalised feedback opportunities.
Contemporary leadership models and organisational theories will be discussed and offer plenty of opportunities to experience instruments and tools. They serve to develop personal as well as organisational skills needed to drive change and transformation in organisations well founded on insights about responsible management behaviour.
The module is designed to explicitly emphasise aspects of intercultural communication in English as well as contemporary cultural models and its implications on selected business practices and will play a major role in the integration of other subjects.
Academic Skills and Business Transfer:
Acquiring and applying scientific approaches to specific practical business problems as well as presenting results is being trained throughout the programme and will finally result the delivery and defense of a Master Thesis.
This Master‘s degree programme is designed for professionals to continue their careers by offering a part-time programme compatible to the time demands of both, professional work and academic studies:
Programme features designed to help you organise:
We highly recommend the work commitment for participants in part-time study programmes not to exceed 80% of normal work hours.
|Name of degree programme||International Management and Leadership (IML)|
|Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework||Master (2. cycle)|
|Qualification awarded||Master of Arts in Business (MA)|
|Field of study (ISCED-F Code)||ISCED-F Code 2013: 0413 Management and Administration|
|Mode of study||Part-time|
|Length of programme||4 semester|
|Course times||Friday: afternoon till evening; Saturday: all day; Depending on contextual studies attendance required at Thursday evening or in two block weeks.|
|Number of credits||120 ECTS|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Mobility window||Study international (international experience mandatory)|
|Academic calendar||View the academic calendar|
|Examination regulations and grading scale||View the examination regulations and grading scale|
|Final examination||Oral master's examination|
|Costs||No tuition fees, student union fee Euro 20,70/semester|
|Specific admission requirements|| |
|Application||Apply now - deadline for application for the winter semester: 15. May|
(Application for non-EU/EEA countries except Switzerland March 1st)
Mag. Claudia Ortner
Master‘s Degree Programme International Management and Leadership, Programme Administrator
+43 5572 7925924
Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Wilfried Manhart, MBA
Master’s Degree Programme International Management and Leadership, Programme Director, Senior Lecturer
+43 5572 792 3312