Part time Master's Degree in Strategy in Europe

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Strategy studies are excellent to pursue for people looking to learn about how to make the best business decisions regarding resources. Because corporate decision making is a crucial process, individuals may explore in depth the strategic principles that guide choice making.

Europe is the sixth largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies, islands and territories. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

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Master in Marketing & Sales

EAE Business School
Campus October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Globalisation, new information technologies and new distribution channels are changing marketing’s point of view. Also, consumers have become more and more demanding and have more [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. Master in Marketing & Sales in Barcelona / Madrid Globalization, new information technologies and new distribution channels are changing marketing’s point of view. Also, consumers have become more and more demanding and have more information, so they are fully aware of what they want and need. All companies need professionals in their Marketing area, capable of successfully leading the correct combination of the three main elements offered by this Master Degree: solid marketing training and knowledge, the skills necessary to know how to respond to the current market and environment and the ability to turn the existing technologies into a competitive advantage. The EAE’s Master in Marketing & Sales in Madrid or Barcelona has three objectives presented in three main areas: To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes those allow people to contribute towards the marketing area in an efficient manner: Identifying opportunities, threats and changes to the company’s competitive environment and guiding the company’s strategy according to possible scenarios and specific cases. To develop management skills in participants to allow them to succeed in their professional life: Being able to communicate and encourage work teams in a globalized, diverse and multicultural environment, standing out for leadership and negotiation. To provide a clear view of the opportunities and risks of the new marketing trends, and to know how to adapt the company to a new competitive environment: Being able to lead the implementation of new operational management systems aimed at the market and the consumer. Program Introduction to Business Organization: Organization and Business Administration Quantitative techniques Organizational Management: Business and Marketing Planning Process in organizations Market Research, Information Management and Decision Making Financial impact of strategic decisions Marketing in Digital Environments Strategic Marketing Management: Creating value in businesses Delivering customer value Strategic Market Planning and Go-To Market: Sales and Marketing strategies Managing customers and Key Accounts, new models of business organization Business strategies for Customer-Centric Marketing. Business GameMarketing in Digital Environments Marketing & Sales plan ... [-]

Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus 18 months September 2017 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) offers an interdisciplinary graduate education in strategy and international management. [+]

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary for a successful career as respected and responsible managers, entrepreneurs or business consultants. The programme offers an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, because only an approach of this nature is capable of conveying the ability to cope with the complex management challenges of our time. The aspiration to act independently of all interests and the commitment to upholding high ethical and academic standards serve as the basis of the SIM.

This approach earned the SIM 1st place in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015!... [-]


MA in Strategic Communication

University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Campus 15 months September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Professional communication skills have become one of the key aspects of all types of enterprise. Students on the SC program study with instructors from the U.S. and Europe on a program that challenges students to build and develop the skills and theoretical understanding... [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. MA in Strategic Communication Professional communication skills have become one of the key aspects of all types of enterprise. Students on the SC program study with instructors from the U.S. and Europe on a program that challenges students to build and develop the skills and theoretical understanding needed to work in key positions in a wide variety of private and public enterprises. The 15-month life-long education program of weekend study (2 weekends per month)* leads to an American Master's Degree from La Salle University (Philadelphia, U.S.A., www.lasalle.edu). With a history of over 140 years, La Salle University is a highly ranked regional American university. *UNYP provides light refreshments during the breaks to students on this program The comprehensive nature of the program covers major aspects of internal and external communication in organizations, including: Persuasion Public Relations Campaigns Conflict Management Organizational Communication Students currently studying on the program come from over half a dozen different countries. Past students have ranged in age from their early 20s to early 50s, and have come from a wide range of professional backgrounds including journalism, marketing, PR, diplomacy, education, and others. [-]

Master in Marketing and Strategy

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The key role played by Marketing and Strategy in the management of organisations is a fact of unquestionable relevance. Such relevance stems essentially from the contribution they give to accommodate the offer of new products and services to an increasingly informed and demanding market, on one hand; on the other, the need to respond to the demands of other stakeholders. [+]

Justification and Purpose The key role played by Marketing and Strategy in the management of organisations is a fact of unquestionable relevance. Such relevance stems essentially from the contribution they give to accommodate the offer of new products and services to an increasingly informed and demanding market, on one hand; on the other, the need to respond to the demands of other stakeholders. This is the right path for organisations to tackle new challenges effectively and improve their performance and competitiveness. This process of change will not be successful, unless organisations adopt an open and flexible management model. Otherwise, organisations will not be able positively respond to complex organisational changes. In this sense, the Master Programme in Marketing and Strategy aims at achieving the following objectives: Provide managers and researchers with advanced training/education in the field of Marketing and Strategy. Develop skills to assess and critically apply advanced concepts in the field of Marketing and Strategy within different organisational contexts. Update and deepen strategic and operational skills in the Marketing and Strategy domain. Embody theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. Endow professionals with increased skills in Marketing and Strategy and thus boost the Portuguese organisations' performance and competitiveness. In addition, it is a three-semester-long programme which totals 100 ECTS. The two first semesters are dedicated to coursework, whereas in the third semester the student has to prepare a dissertation for the completion of the Master Degree Programme in Marketing and Strategy. Would you like to consolidate your current training and get familiar with more advanced practices in the domain of Marketing and Strategy and boost the prospects of your future career? The Master Programme in Marketing and Strategy as offered at the EEG/UM is an excellent answer to your expectations! [-]

Master's in Strategy and Management

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus 2 years August 2017 Norway Bergen

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration ECTS credits: 120 Duration: two years Strategy and Management focuses on how managers and employees can develop businesses to become efficient and competitive whilst maintaining corporate social responsibility. How can firms create value and develop a competitive advantage? How can business leaders through their employees carry out necessary strategic modifications? What is good management and what fosters productive employees? The study of strategy is fundamentally about understanding why some businesses succeed while others do not. Within this framework, the Strategy and Management programme focuses on two sets of fundamental questions that illuminate this overarching theme in different ways: ... [-]

Master in Strategic Entrepreneurship

Jönköping University
Campus 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

This programme will improve your entre­preneurial effectiveness, when creating and launching new start-ups as well as when identifying and developing oppor­tunities within existing organizations. [+]

This programme will improve your entre­preneurial effectiveness, when creating and launching new start-ups as well as when identifying and developing oppor­tunities within existing organizations. Entrepreneurship plays an important part in our society and this programme will equip you with the skills you need to ma­nage an existing company as well as those you need to create new businesses and be successful. The programme is designed according to state-of-the-art research results but also offers practical projects and start-up experiences. You will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the Swedish business landscape, thereby experiencing the interplay of the local business dimension with the global one. Courses include guest lectures by Swedish business world representatives, projects with Swedish organisations, and opportunities to deve­lop your own venture ideas. All courses are given in English. The programme is open to students from around the world, and courses have a diverse international participation of students. This international atmosphere contributes to a broad perspective of the issues discussed in class. Study abroad Students have the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at one of our many partner universities. The alternative to international exchange is to study elective courses at JIBS. Both alternatives allow you to create your own individualized profile. Part of the elective semester can be devoted to an internship. The advanced internship in entrepreneurship includes the possibility of working with your own business. Internships Part of the elective semester can be devoted to an internship. After your degree You will gain specialized master level competencies in business administration with a focus on venture creation and venture management as well as business renewal. There is a wide range of career opportunities awaiting you after gradua­tion, including: Business owner-manager/entrepreneur, business developer, project leader, change manager, business deve­loper. The programme also prepares stu­dents for doctoral research education. Courses NB Preliminary list of courses Year 1 Autumn Entrepreneurial Growth 7.5 hp Entrepreneuring; Person and Process 7.5 hp Advanced Research Methods in Business Administration 7.5 hp Creating a New Venture 7.5 hp Year 1 Spring Advanced International Marketing, Trade, and Export Management 7.5 hp Corporate Entrepreneurship and Strategic Renewal 7.5 hp Entrepreneurial Finance 7.5 hp Family Business Development 7.5 hp Year 2 Autumn Studying abroad/Elective courses 30 hp Year 2 Spring Master Thesis in Business Administration 30 hp Facts Credits: 120,0 Level: Master's Rate of study: Full-time Place of study: Campus-based Language: English Start date: Autumn 2016 Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (i.e the equivalent of 180 credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in business administration, economics, industrial engineering and management, or equivalent. At least 60 credits must be in business administration. Proof of English proficiency is required. The number of places is limited. Selection is made based on: Academic results from bachelor level studies Letter of motivation GMAT (not required, but a good score may strengthen your application) [-]

Specialised Master in Strategy and Organisation Consulting

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus 1 year January 2017 France Paris

The goal of this ESCP Europe Specialised Master is to train participants in corporate consulting. Those responsible for planning and implementing large-scale projects for businesses must have both organisational and managerial expertise, and also the capacity to build a clear strategic vision for the company and its information systems in an innovative context. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. Studies at Paris campus. Scientific Director: Prof. Thierry Boudès Objectives of the programme The goal of this ESCP Europe Specialised Master is to train participants in corporate consulting. Those responsible for planning and implementing large-scale projects for businesses must have both organisational and managerial expertise, and also the capacity to build a clear strategic vision for the company and its information systems in an innovative context. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Strategy Consultant, Project Manager, Business Analyst, M&A Consultant, Organisation and Management Project Manager, Strategy and Development Project Manager, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases: The ability to conduct strategic analysis in a fast-changing environment Knowledge of corporate consulting and intervention professions The capacity to direct large-scale strategic projects and implement major changes within companies Consulting Workshops to gain hands-on experience Consulting workshops Thanks to our partnerships with big consulting firms, students get to work with real live cases and learn the know-how that is highly valued by the sector’s biggest players. International seminar A 1-week seminar at Cornell University, USA Successful applicants can pursue their studies for one year and acquire a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations (M.I.L.R.) at Cornell University Class Profile Business: 19% Engineering: 44% Political sciences: 10% Economics & Finance: 10% Humanities and Social Sciences: 6% Law: 10% Life sciences: 1% 16% international students 44% women, 56% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 43K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 89% are employed. 69% work outside of their country of origin. In which sector: Consulting: 81% Finance/Banking/Insurance: 7% Environment: 6% Information Technologies: 6% How to apply Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS & GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE score OR ESCP Europe written tests: General knowledge + English test Personal interview if eligible [-]

European Master in System Dynamics

Radboud University
Campus 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

The programme has been specifically designed for students who are interested in learning how to initiate strategic change in organisations by using computer simulation models. [+]

The programme has been specifically designed for students who are interested in learning how to initiate strategic change in organisations by using computer simulation models. Our goal is to teach you everything you need to know when starting an international career in strategic modeling with System Dynamics. After you have finished our Master Programme, you will know how to build a System Dynamics model, how to apply it to a variety of complex problems in real life and how to facilitate the model-building process with the client in such a way that not only can a high-quality model be built, but what is equally important, that a strategic change can be achieved and policies can be implemented. Partner universities - University of Bergen (Norway), University of Palermo (Italy), New University of Lisbon (Portugal), Radboud University (The Netherlands). Multiple Master's degrees Master of Philosophy in System Dynamics Master of Philosophy in System Dynamics Master of Science in System Dynamics Master of Science in Business Administration ... [-]

Master in Investment Strategy and Internationalization

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Part time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Master's Degree course in Investment Strategy and Internationalisation is an innovative course in the international panorama and has been designed for graduate degree holders of different areas who want advanced and in-depth knowledge of International Management. Competencies obtained are nuclear for the practice of management, which is increasingly international and global... [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. The Master's Degree course in Investment Strategy and Internationalisation is an innovative course in the international panorama and has been designed for graduate degree holders of different areas who want advanced and in-depth knowledge of International Management. Competencies obtained are nuclear for the practice of management, which is increasingly international and global. The globalisation of world commerce, communications, financial markets and transports has given birth to a new world order, which can be seen reflected in the way companies are managed. Objectives The Master's course aims for development of technical competencies and behavioural competencies appropriate for business management and to be able to meet challenges posed by international companies. In addition, the course ensures a preparation for its students which is focused on all aspects related to a borderless world of business management. Furthermore, the academic training is complemented and characterised by its articulation between professionalism, research and application. Access Graduate Degree holders who want to develop their conceptual capacities, gain solid analytical skills and be up-to-date so as to enable them to work effectively in the area of Management and International Business Management. Recognition & Restructured Curriculum The Curricular structure and Plan of Studies (Syllabus) of the Master Degree in Investment Strategy and Internationalisation was recognised under notification No. 11039/2011, published in the Diário da República, the official gazette, 2nd Series, No. 96, dated 18 May 2011. Duration 2 years/4 semesters Schedule Evening classes Credits 120 ECTS [-]

Advanced Master’s in Internet Strategy and Web Management

Grenoble Ecole de Management
Campus 15 months October 2017 France Grenoble

Nowadays, the Internet is a key instrument in company’s strategy and management. This program’s ambition is to provide experts related to these new needs of business. The coursework teach students the management of e-business and e-marketing components. [+]

This innovative program offers students the necessary skills for web management and internet strategy design through a practical approach of e-business and e-marketing. By the end of the program, graduates will have a good command of Internet tools and environments.

The training includes a course period and a professional period.

Examples of classes:

Introduction workshops Fundamental courses Web management courses Internet strategy course

Entry requirements?

Profile of candidates:

Master-level degree, a Doctorate, or a Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of professional experience. English proficiency (TOEFL, Cambridge Proficiency Exam, IELTS, PTE, TOEIC). Send the application file and sit an interview. ... [-]

Masters in International Management & Strategy

Vlerick Business School
Campus 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Want to compete on the international level? Our Masters in International Management & Strategy gives you the tools and skills to take the first steps towards an international career in business and management. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. Want to compete on the international level? Our Masters in International Management & Strategy gives you the tools and skills to take the first steps towards an international career in business and management. This programme offers you the possibility to experience different business cultures. You'll spend up to 3 months abroad including an immersion in China and a global consultancy project abroad. Combining a rigorous analytical approach with a thorough knowledge of international business, this highly selective and demanding programme is the perfect preparation for a career in strategic consulting or high-level management. Programme Content You'll start with a crash course on all management essentials, before moving on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development exercises. In the second part of the programme, you'll focus on International Management & Strategy topics. You'll also have the opportunity to choose an industry-focused strategy boot camp. The Global Immersion trip to China will give you insights on how business is done in other cultures. In the final stage of the programme, you'll spend another 2 months abroad during your Global Consultancy Project. Learning Experience You are a strategist and an analytical thinker. Enter our Masters in International Management & Strategy and prepare to change the world of global business. This programme challenges you to work on an advanced level with topics focused on running and developing global organisations. You will spend 3 months abroad through the global immersion trip to China and the global consultancy project We cover all of the major management disciplines (finance, marketing, operations,…) combined with insights in advanced data and strategy analytics. Today’s business leaders need these skills to master the fundamentals of business success in complex and dynamic markets. Through the unique combination of strategy and international business courses, you’ll have the knowledge and skills necessary to formulate and implement the strategic decisions companies are searching for in the multi-faceted reality of globalisation. [-]

Master in Strategic Business Development

University of Vaasa
Campus 2 years August 2017 Finland Vaasa

The Master's Programme in Strategic Business Development focuses on the theory and practice of strategic business development, from strategic analysis to strategic choice and strategy implementation [+]

The Master's Programme in Strategic Business Development focuses on the theory and practice of strategic business development, from strategic analysis to strategic choice and strategy implementation. The areas covered by the programme encompass project management, international strategic management, and managing business networks. In addition, the programme offers students a wide range of optional studies that will enable them to deepen their knowledge in other areas such as human resource and cross-cultural management. The two-year programme provides skills and knowledge required at middle and upper management level in all kinds of businesses and organisations, large or small, public or private. Students graduating from the programme will have the skills necessary to understand the strategic position of organisations, how to take strategic choices, and how strategy can be turned into action to become a source of sustainable competitive advantage. The programme offers students excellent opportunities to work in manufacturing and service companies, in the business consulting sector, or to pursue an academic career. The degree awarded by the programme is a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration. To be eligible for admission to the Master's Programme in Strategic Business Development you should already have completed your Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field such as business studies, marketing or management and organisation. Candidates may apply with other than Business administration field degree if they can demonstrate a proper background in business studies as follows: minimum of 35 ECTS in business studies is required. The intake of the programme is 20 students, and the application period is January. There are no entrance examinations for the international Master's programme in the University of Vaasa. Admission decisions are made on the basis of the required documents, evaluating each complete application individually and selecting those with the best qualifications. As of August 2017 Finnish universities will introduce tuition fees. The tuition fee for the Master's Programme in Strategic Business Development is 12 000 euros. In addition to the tuition fee students are required to pay the Student Union membership fee of approximately 142 euro per academic year. The University of Vaasa will have scholarships available for students who are required to pay tuition fees in Master's Degree Programmes. [-]

MSc in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organisations

Linköping University
Campus 2 years August 2017 Sweden Linköping

The two-year master’s programme in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organizations (SMIO) aims to educate future leaders with good judgment, who can make well-balanced decisions. The program combines fundamental academic knowledge (thinking and reasoning) and experiential knowledge (skills) to prepare students to go beyond applying known solutions to known problems. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. The two-year master’s programme in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organizations (SMIO) aims to educate future leaders with good judgment, who can make well-balanced decisions. The program combines fundamental academic knowledge (thinking and reasoning) and experiential knowledge (skills) to prepare students to go beyond applying known solutions to known problems. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired good analytical skills and the ability to think strategically. The international focus of courses and the international composition of the SMIO class help to prepare students to work in international organisations. Programme description Term 1 The courses of the first term focus on strategy by studying the two elements that strategy unites: the inside of the organisation and the surroundings in which it works. The first course, Classic Leadership and Organization Dilemmas (15 ECTS), takes strategy as a starting point and explores a number of classic dilemmas (such as how to divide scarce resources between exploration and exploitation activities) and the resulting leadership and organization challenges. The second course, Contemporary International Management Paradoxes (15 ECTS), also starts by considering strategy, but looks outside of the organisation. It considers, in particular, globalisation issues and a large-scale perspective. The course will initially take you on a historical journey to help you understand how we ended up where we are, and then zoom in on a number of challenges and paradoxes that organisations are facing. The skills developed in the first term are classic academic ones such as ‘learning to learn’, argumentative writing, visualization methods, rhetoric, critical thinking and analysis. Term 2 The dilemmas and paradoxes that students met in the first term were of the kind that are insoluble –they cannot be solved once and for all, and must be continuously managed. The second term, therefore, focusses on analytical tools and models that can be used to manage the dilemmas and paradoxes that were introduced in the first term. The term starts with Business Finance (7.5 ECTS), a hands‑on case-based course that focusses on how to apply the techniques of business finance and solve problems. Management Control Systems (7.5 ECTS) is the second course of the term and focusses on issues such as performance measures and incentive systems through a number of cases. The third course, Perspectives on Human Resource Management (7.5 ECTS), starts with classic HRM issues and goes on to deal with contemporary models and challenges, such as how to work with HR in increasingly temporary and project-based organisations. The term ends with a project (7.5 ECTS) in which you will synthesize what you have learned during the past two terms. Two approaches are offered, and your choice depends on your interests. The first approach is to work together with a company and help it to solve a problem. You are then to write a project report based on your findings. The second approach is suitable for those interested in a research career, and involves taking on a research problem and working together with one of the professors at the department. The skills developed during the term are qualitative and quantitative analysis, argumentation, writing, presentation and communication skills, project management, and teamwork. Term 3 The third term also focusses on analytical tools and models that can be used to manage the dilemmas and paradoxes of the first term. The term starts with Strategy – Classic and Contemporary Views (15 ECTS), which will introduce you to various eras of strategic thinking, in the form of ‘Big’, ‘Best’, ‘Fast’, and ‘Beautiful’. The second and final course before the thesis is a choice between two options. If you are interested in innovation, project management, knowledge creation and integration, and working in high-tech companies, you can choose to study Innovation and Project Management (15 ECTS). If, however, you are interested in marketing and sales, and issues of branding, product design and understanding consumers, you can choose to study Advanced Consumer Marketing (15 ECTS). The term will end with the development of a proposal for your master’s thesis. The skills developed during the term are further qualitative analysis and argumentation. Term 4 The fourth term is dedicated entirely to your master’s thesis (30 ECTS), which will be written in teams of two. You will independently develop a research problem, design and carry out a study, analyse data, synthesise results, present it all in writing and defend your work in a public seminar. Each pair will be appointed a thesis advisor and will become part of the advisor’s thesis group, which will meet regularly to discuss and give feedback on the work as it progresses. The master’s thesis will tie together the programme and enhance your ability to solve problems independently and in a scholarly manner. Career opportunities Upon completion of the Business Administration master’s programme, students will be competent analysts and competitive candidates for employment in international organizations in general. Students who specialize in Innovation and Project Management will be ready to work within high-tech companies, and be equipped with a special understanding of highly innovative settings and project-based organizing. Students who specialize in Marketing will instead have a good foundation for understanding customer behavior, new market research methods and brands. Among our alumni we find for example consultants, business analysts, innovation strategists, marketing and brand executives, HR managers and project managers. Some alumni have also started their own businesses while others have chosen to pursue an academic career through doctoral studies. [-]

Advanced Master in Strategy and Management of International Business

ESSEC Business School
Campus 12 - 15 months September 2017 France Cergy-Pontoise

The Advanced Master in Strategy and Management of International Business is a full-time, intensive and comprehensive program. [+]

A word from the Academic Director "Being SMIB is not only a label that you get when joining the academic programme. It is a real mindset, attitude and way of living that will stick to you all along the years. I can assert this, not only as the appointed Academic Director of the programme, but also as a former SMIB myself. This would be the summary of this SMIB-spirit: business-oriented, open-minded, bold and authentic. Being open-minded is not an advertising catch phrase for the SMIB programme. We really live diversity in our daily life: when on campus, through the various nationalities represented in the programme; when on business trips; when at work, through the many chosen expatriation paths that SMIBs are in… So how do we do it? Simply because our focus is on excellence, in whatever we do. And to be excellent, one needs emotional, cultural, theoretical and practical intelligence. So if you are not fully convinced, read on!" Anne-Flore Maman Larraufie (PhD), Academic Director of the MS SMIB Why should I do the MS SMIB? Get ready to join the global job market with this internationally focused programme, which includes: core courses taught 100% in English a choice of specialised track offered at all corners of the globe with 3 leading partner universities each with a specific career goal in mind an international field trip the possibility to learn French and Mandarin as a foreign language an in-company project to be carried out anywhere in the world the chance to mix with a very diverse student class and teaching faculty Academic Requirements Core coursesWhatever track you decide to follow, rest assured that you will not be thrown in at the deep-end but first be able to gain all the necessary knowledge and skills via the fundamental and core courses. You will start the year with team building and cover the following topics taught in professional and dynamic formats including interactive seminars, simulation games and workshops: geopolitics and cross-cultural issues micro and macroeconomics strategy (building, marketing & management) corporate finance (reporting, analysis & strategy) competitive intelligence business law Study trips A one-week study trip is included in the programme and is the perfect opportunity for you to meet with local based companies and professionals. Depending on the destination - which changes each year - you will be able to discover a wide range of sectors and delve into local issues.In the past few years, students have visited Geneva, San Francisco, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Milan, Ho Chi Minh, Miami, London and Shanghai. You will be able to apply the theories and skills you have picked up and built on during the academic part of the programme in your field project, which is also where 45% of graduates end up getting their first permanent contract. Another 26% go straight into full time employment at the end of the academic time instead of embarking on an internship. Examples of companies hiring last year’s SMIB interns and graduates: Christian Dior Couture, Tag Heuer Orange Sodexo Asia Pacific SAP Veolia Japan Airbus Natixis, Société Générale Sanofi, Ipsen, GE Medical Systems Roland Berger KPMG [-]

Master in Science Business and Innovation

University of Amsterdam
Campus September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Science, Business & Innovation (SBI) group at VU University is all about innovation and the successful valorization of scientific knowledge. SBI explores both the science behind innovations and the business and social aspects of innovations. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Strategy in Europe. Commercializing Scientific Knowledge in Business and Society The Science, Business & Innovation (SBI) group at VU University is all about innovation and the successful valorization of scientific knowledge. SBI explores both the science behind innovations and the business and social aspects of innovations. Scientific themes The central scientific themes are Life & Health and Energy & Sustainability. Both themes are of the utmost importance for government organizations, business and society. We live in an era where ecological, social and sustainable energy usage and health become increasingly important. Energy & Sustainability and Life & Health are the innovation themes of the present and of the future. Educational programmes Together, the VU faculties of Sciences, Economics and Business Administration and Social Sciences offer a bachelor's degree programme and a master’s degree programme in Science Business and Innovation (SBI). Both programmes are rooted in the SBI research effort and aim to train academic professionals in the field of science driven innovation in business, knowledge institutes and government. Research Dynamics of Knowledge Valorisation Our research programme is called Dynamics of Knowledge Valorization. Within this programme we identify three research strands: Valorisation transferring knowledge towards the business community Valorisation embedded in research Valorisation in a triple helix (University-Industry-Government) constellation These strands are intertwined with research at the founding faculties, in the fields of: Life & Health Energy & Sustainability Embedded Entrepreneurship Technology & Innovation. [-]