Master's Degree in Business Studies in Friedrichshafen in Germany

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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

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Master in General Management

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Germany Friedrichshafen

The General Management master degree is an academic study program rooted in theory but with practical relevance. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Friedrichshafen in Germany. Business Administration for non-business specialists This is some­thing you won't find at most Ger­man uni­ver­si­ties. Why is that? A Mas­ter in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion for non-busi­ness spe­cial­ists re­quires a sub­stan­tial amount of con­fi­dence on the part of lec­tur­ers and stu­dents. Con­fi­dence in your ver­sa­til­ity - be­cause with us, bi­ol­o­gists, ar­chi­tects, en­gi­neers, and lawyers all study side by side. Con­fi­dence in the pro­duc­tiv­ity of your back­ground and your ac­cu­mu­lated ex­pe­ri­ence – be­cause your aca­d­e­mic pedi­gree and your prac­ti­cal knowl­edge may well be in­valu­able for a de­gree in busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion. And con­fi­dence in an in­tel­li­gent al­liance of fun­da­men­tal skills and in­di­vid­ual spe­cial­iza­tions – be­cause you need both. The General Management master degree is an academic study program rooted in theory but with practical relevance. The course provides a theoretical and practical knowledge of general business administration and economics. Alongside established management qualifications you will acquire the know-how to organize your own academic research work. You will be in a position to analyze socially relevant economic problems from a multidisciplinary perspective, and to address them using innovative academic methods. The program also involves an international internship. Any students who have already done an internship abroad in their undergraduate studies can, alternatively, choose to do a StudentStudies module (with individualized content) or an interdisciplinary module of their own choice. The option of GlobalStudies – a semester abroad combined with two internships abroad – is, additionally, available to all GEMA students. Alongside your studies you also take part in ZU's TandemCoaching. This is an individualized support structure for every student in their developmental process, in the form of an Academic Coach and a Practical Coach. At many universities the supervision ratio is 160 students to a professor – here we have two coaches per student. Once per semester the students reflect on their academic work and their professional orientation with both coaches. Language Requirements Although a good number of courses are offered in English at ZU, students will not be in a position to complete a degree program in English. Knowledge of English is preferred; knowledge of German is an absolute necessity. ZU requires that all degree-seeking applicants demonstrate a minimum of intermediate-level German skills. [-]

Master in Communication & Cultural Management

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 Germany Friedrichshafen

In societies of today, knowledge of different cultures and actionability within those cultures are more sought-after than ever. Likewise the demands on communication practices have increased dramatically. For that reason communication skills and cultural knowledge are key qualifications for the 21st century. [+]

In societies of today, knowledge of different cultures and actionability within those cultures are more sought-after than ever. Likewise the demands on communication practices have increased dramatically. For that reason communication skills and cultural knowledge are key qualifications for the 21st century. Our master degree in the field of "Communication & Cultural Management" meets these challenges. Here, students can choose between two different tracks, meaning they can focus on either "Communication and Media" or "Culture Production". On the one hand, graduates of this course learn about and analyze the cultural foundations of present societies, while on the other hand they are enabled, through communicative practice, to play a part in resolving current social issues. Together, communication and culture are unlikely basic concepts of modern society. They emphasize what we take for granted and, in the process, call it into question. That changes the situation. The master degree in the field of "Communication & Cultural Management" offers its students a critical analysis with communications and cultural science theories and establishes an advanced understanding of the workings and problems of modern society. Students study research methods relating to the humanities and social sciences, as well as the functioning of social and cultural analysis. A dialog-oriented and autonomously organized degree course promotes cognitive, creative, and expressive abilities. In addition, research experience is gained, while organizational skills and the ability to work in a team are developed in real-life research-, consultancy-, and exhibition projects. The new generation of executives in culture and communication need ever more management and strategic expertise to prepare them for making complex decisions in the dynamic environment of media, cultural institutions, economy, and society – on both a national and an international level. Combine Culture and Communication with Management Skills A program for everyone who has more faith in culture and communication than in numbers and offices. The professors ought to know this one best: What are the most important questions concerning the Faculty of Cultural Sciences? Sustainable Society and Media How free is the flow of information? What do media communicate? And how? What else should you know in an information society? Cultural Management for the Next Society Does anyone want to be the public anymore? Why is culture unsettled? And how are museums and other cultural institutions organized in the 21st century? Communication Illuminated Politically and Strategically Do foundations convey reform messages in a more efficient way? And who influences advertising? Innovation through Art How are progressive art and "social innovations" compatible? Does art exist without civil society? If so, what does it look like? Language Requirements Although a good number of courses are offered in English at ZU, students will not be in a position to complete a degree program in English. Knowledge of English is preferred; knowledge of German is an absolute necessity. ZU requires that all degree-seeking applicants demonstrate a minimum of intermediate-level German skills. [-]

Master in Corporate Management & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 Germany Friedrichshafen

Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122. [+]

Masters in Business Studies in Friedrichshafen in Germany. Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122. So what now? For a deeper understanding of these new challenges – unavoidable crises aside – knowledge in communication sciences, cultural sciences and political sciences are imperative. Medialization in the form of "CEO branding" and the harmonization of "product-, equity- and employer branding" within the national culture are as much part of the challenge faced by today's top decision-makers as interaction with political networks, regulation and deregulation trends, privatization initiatives and public-private partnerships. Since 2003, ZU has reacted to these challenges with a new (by German standards) type of research-oriented business qualification for generalists. The novelty lies in the combination of business administration and economics with cultural studies, communication and media studies, as well as aspects of political science and public administration. A program that questions the economy. We have already had enough answers. The pro­fes­sors know this one best: What are the eight most im­por­tant ques­tions oc­cu­py­ing the fac­ulty of Busi­ness and Eco­nom­ics? Sus­tain­able or­ga­ni­za­tions What will fu­ture or­ga­ni­za­tions be like after years of on­go­ing re­or­ga­ni­za­tion? Net­worked or in­for­mal? Global cap­i­tal mar­kets What will the new order of glob­al­ized fi­nan­cial in­sti­tu­tions look like? How can it be suit­ably reg­u­lated? En­tre­pre­neur­ship What might a 21st cen­tury en­tre­pre­neur­ial sci­ence look like? What will dis­tin­guish the next busi­ness mod­els in a so­cial, cul­tural and po­lit­i­cal sphere from the past? Fam­ily busi­nesses What does a spe­cific busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion course for fam­ily busi­nesses com­prise? How do fam­ily busi­nesses com­mu­ni­cate; how are they or­ga­nized and fi­nanced; how do they grow; how do they fail? In­no­va­tion and tech­nol­ogy man­age­ment How can the man­age­ment of ex­ter­nal cre­ativ­ity be achieved? Which "so­cial in­no­va­tions" do we need for tech­no­log­i­cal de­vel­op­ments? Mar­ket­ing and mar­kets Are mar­kets mor­al­ized; can they act ir­ra­tionally? Do be­hav­ioral and neu­roe­co­nomic analy­ses con­sti­tute a sus­tain­able par­a­digm of ex­pla­na­tion? Mo­bil­ity and value-added net­works Which modes and mod­els of mo­bil­ity will be ef­fi­cient, en­vi­ron­men­tally and so­cially com­pat­i­ble? What might the fu­ture of global pro­duc­tion look like? The fu­ture of civil so­ci­ety How will the func­tions of mar­ket, state, and busi­ness be sep­a­rated in the fu­ture? What rel­e­vance will so­cial en­ter­prises achieve? Language Requirements Al­though a good num­ber of courses are of­fered in Eng­lish at ZU, stu­dents will not be in a po­si­tion to com­plete a de­gree pro­gram fully in Eng­lish. Knowl­edge of Eng­lish is pre­ferred; knowl­edge of Ger­man is an ab­solute ne­ces­sity. ZU re­quires that all de­gree-seek­ing ap­pli­cants demon­strate a min­i­mum of in­ter­me­di­ate-level Ger­man skills. [-]