MBA Program in Munich
The MBA in Munich is designed for business professionals with over two years of professional work experience. The program provides students with an in-depth look into specific subjects, from marketing to finance, as well as topics essential for success in the modern business world.
The MBA (90 ECTS) is a one-year, three-term, full-time degree or a two-year, six-term, part-time degree with start dates in October, January and March.
This program provides students with a global outlook on the business world and analyzes various business topics to hone their management skills.
Within the MBA degree path, you also complete an EU Certificate of Advanced Studies in one of these 11 majors:
- International Business
- Communication & Public Relations
- International Marketing
- Global Banking & Finance
- Leisure & Tourism Management
- Digital Business
- Sports Management
- Human Resources Management
- Design Management
- Blockchain Management
Students must complete 90 ECTS to graduate. There are five to six course modules per term which are combined with seminars, company visits, guest speaker sessions and case studies among others.
Students who choose to earn a second distinct qualification (a state-accredited degree from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London, U.K.) must complete 120 ECTS by completing a final EU business competency simulation and a UoR dissertation in addition to the EU MBA coursework.
- A state-recognized MBA degree from the University of Roehampton in London, U.K.
- A Certificate of Advanced Studies from EU Business School Switzerland in the selected major
- Management Skills3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course introduces the concepts of effective management in organizational settings. It covers a broad range of management functions, including organizational processes associated such as planning, organizing, leading and controlling. The course also considers the relationship between an individual and an organization, as well as that between the organization and the society in which it operates.
- Organizational Behavior3 CH / 4 ECTS
An analysis of organizational behavior in the context of contemporary business, both locally and globally, is presented during this course. Students will review factors affecting the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations and how organizations affect their internal culture and respond to their environments. The course will be broadly divided into three parts: (a) individuals in organizations, (b) group or team processes, and (c) organizational processes. Students will also be asked to consider current challenges for managers, such as the impact of today's rapidly changing socio-cultural environment, globalization, evolving technology and shifting employment relationships.
- Managerial Accounting3 CH / 4 ECTS
An understanding of financial and management accounting fundamentals for managers, stockholders, financial analysts and creditors and other professionals . The first part of the course focuses on financial accounting by understanding how economic events like operating activities, corporate investments and financing transactions are recorded in financial statements (i.e., income statements, balance sheets and statements of cash flow). The second part provides both a framework and the essential tools for analyzing financial statements. The third part examines management accounting from the perspective of a decision-maker to help students develop a framework for understanding managerial reports.
- Marketing3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course dissects the marketing management process and focuses on creating and capturing customer value. The methods for discovering unmet customer needs and wants are also examined, along with methods for identifying market segments and target groups and how to successfully communicate a product’s value proposition.
- Quantitative Business Methods3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course introduces the essential quantitative methods for analyzing business situations, making business decisions and finding optimal data-based management solutions. Students will explore the most important theories and practical applications of quantitative mathematical modeling for decision making. Students will acquire a greater comprehension of the importance of the business analytical approach, particularly when dealing with complex contexts, thus minimizing risk and uncertainty.
- Negotiation (seminar)
Negotiation skills are necessary for joint decision-making. Effective negotiation creates maximum value in the deal-making process. Differences are the basis for negotiation; there is no need for negotiation without them. This practical seminar looks at the theory and research on negotiation in different scenarios and then puts learning into practice. The course helps students build and strengthen their negotiation skills by developing an analytical understanding of negotiations and conflict management.
- Finance3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course covers the key principles of finance. Students learn to analyze and create alternative investment projects and to prepare corresponding budgets. Topics include the managerial approach to financial analysis, budgeting, planning and control, the management of working capital, long-term assets and long-term financing.
- Human Resources Management3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course analyses the micro-functions of human resources management and explores its importance in developing, motivating and retaining employees. Students will learn about recruitment and talent acquisition, training, mentoring and promotion, appraisal, fair compensation, conflict resolution and legal issues. Throughout the course students are encouraged to consider the moral and ethical dimensions of HRM decisions, which can affect stakeholders and the organization’s reputation.
- Global Economics3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course examines basic economic principles used in managerial situations. Topics include: global interdependence and the benefits of trade; market forces of supply and demand; supply, demand and government policies; measuring a nation’s income and cost of living; production and growth; savings, investment and the financial systems; unemployment; the monetary system; and money and inflation. Students learn to apply this knowledge when making economic decisions in a global business context. Students should have basic knowledge of economic terminology.
- Strategic Management3 CH / 4 ECTS
The strategic positioning of an organization is instrumental to its success. Having a clear vision and mission that runs throughout the organization is key to both internal and external branding. To optimize the overall performance of a firm or a business unit within a firm, students learn to identify and analyze the drivers of performance and identify external changes that may affect optimal results. This course reviews the main concepts, methods and tools used in formulating strategies and implementing processes.
- Management Information Systems3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course provides an overview of the functions and cost of technology. Students explore how companies make the most of their investment for managing data and for communicating both internally and externally at a time when companies’ IT budgets are continually increasing.
- Career Planning (seminar)
This seminar helps students better understand, analyze and identify future career paths. The knowledge and experience acquired during the MBA course inevitably changes the individual’s profile in the market. Reassessing that profile, preparing a new CV and perfecting a networking presentation are essential when planning for the future. The changing business environment requires a more innovative approach to job seeking, and this seminar offers practical support for finding employment after graduating.
- Communication Skills (seminar)
This seminar focuses on effective oral and written communication in a business setting. Emphasis is placed key principles that will enhance communication and effectiveness, as well as the development of skills and attitudes appropriate for business communication, especially in public speaking.
- Crafting Your Future
This two-part personal and professional development program prepares postgraduate students for becoming next generation leaders. Each session involves different learning methods, spanning both theoretical and experiential learning, and includes self-assessment tools, self-awareness techniques, role-playing, peer-interviewing, journaling, meditation and goal setting, among others. Students will find their purpose and meaning during their EU journey, hone their emotional and social intelligence skills, and determine their career anchors and occupational types.
- Specialization-specific courses I-V15 CH / 20 ECTS
- Management Research Methods Module*8 CH / 10 ECTS
- UoR Dissertation14 CH / 20 ECTS
Graduates of the MBA in Munich can move into managerial roles or change career paths by developing their existing skillset. Students can pursue management careers in a range of industries across the globe.
Our experienced academic department comprises entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders to provide students with the perfect educational balance between classroom theory and real life experiential learning.
Our admissions process is quick and straightforward and our admissions department is here to help guide you through the process