SMBS - University of Salzburg Business School

Introduction

SMBS - University of Salzburg Business School

Management centre in the heart of Europe

With its range of high quality courses, Salzburg Management GmbH - University of Salzburg Business School (SMBS) places itself at the top of the European vocational and advanced training market.

The atmosphere of Salzburg as an intellectual and cultural centre in one of the strongest economic force fields within the EU is actively used by the SMBS to realize its vision: to offer national and international managers and executives the best programmes, the best structures and procedures. Its training programmes are conducted in close collaboration with the University of Salzburg and other renowned domestic and foreign universities. The Master Programmes are at the core of this range of courses, conceived to include on-the-job training and with international orientation. Participants graduate with the highly demanded Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Law (MBL), Master in Training and Development (MTD), Master in Management (MIM), and Master of International Business (MIB) academic degrees. Training in all master programmes is oriented toward key qualifications in management. It includes sector-specific elements and conveys state-of-the-art know-how.

In addition to the Master programmes (approx. 4 semesters duration), we offer target group-specific Short Programmes and in-house programmes adjusted to the needs of companies. In the lecture and conference series ON TOP MANAGEMENT, premium speakers provide you with up-to-date knowledge and trends from economy and management in a compact form. In the Consulting & Research business area, consulting services, project support and contract research and development are a "must" for a business school at the University of Salzburg.

The organisational form of the University of Salzburg Business School is as unique as its product range: As an enterprise of the Austrian Republic, the province of Salzburg, the University of Salzburg, Akademie Urstein, Wüstenrot, and Malik Management Centre, St. Gallen, SMBS forms an interface between public and private, between academia and economy. With a Private Public Partnership, SBMS has its finger on the pulse of all areas it is linked with, and can incorporate its insights into future-oriented vocational and advanced training programmes.

The uncompromising quality standards of University of Salzburg Business School are ensured by international accreditation, constant evaluation and quality control processes, as well as the highest standards in the selection of lecturers.

The educational opportunities offered by the University of Salzburg Business School all correspond to our claim: Management as a transformation of knowledge into usefulness. This ambitious standard is realised by international experts from various areas. Apart from our cutting-edge course content, strict attention is paid to the balance between academics, researchers, and practitioners in our lecturers and speakers to achieve an optimal balance between academic foundation and entrepreneurial practice.

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Programs

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Master

Master in Management - MIM

Campus Part time 3 semesters October 2016 Austria Salzburg

The University Course for General Management conveys, on an academic foundation, the analytical skills and the decision-making competence required for a successful career in General Management. [+]

Master in Management - MIM

University Course for General Management

 

The University Course for General Management conveys, on an academic foundation, the analytical skills and the decision-making competence required for a successful career in General Management. The course is particularly aimed at people who either hold a leading position in General Management, or are designated for one. The training is adjusted to the key qualifications of General Management and conveys all the necessary development, problem-solving and innovation competences. This master program tremendously increases the chances of executives and junior executives in the international job market!... [-]


Master in Training and Development (MTD)

Campus Part time 2 years October 2016 Austria Salzburg

This Master in Training and Development (MTD) program is unique as a university course in the entire German-speaking countries, since it is designed to be academic, practice-oriented, and to develop personalities at ... [+]

Master in Training and Development (MTD)

University Course for Economy Training, Organisational Development and Human Resource Management

 

The modular training program of this part-time master program conveys relevant basic knowledge and instrumental know-how, and it furthers the development of the participants' personalities. The acquisition of the social competences which will determine success in the European and global competition is at the core of this master degree, which is innovative and unique in Central Europe, and which has rightfully been labelled the "Salzburg manager training model".

 

This master program is unique as a university course in the entire German-speaking countries, since it is designed to be academic, practice-oriented, and to develop personalities at the same time. The study program aims to convey skills and knowledge which give consideration to the requirements of the future training market. The goal of the course is the development of an authentic, socially intelligent and competent training and leadership personality. The following competences are focussed on: The understanding of group processes, the teaching of insight regarding space for manoeuvre and change, the solution of internal organisational conflicts, the facilitation of the ability of organisations to learn and innovate, the consulting of organisations and executives. The complex qualifications of executives  needed in the future will also be discussed in this course: The ability to moderate processes of organisational development, socially intelligent coaching of employees, the ability of containment in the face of growing stress conditions in the world of work. Therefore, this course is highly recommendable for the development of the social competences of executives. Completing this course not only has personal benefits for the participants, but also provides considerable additional benefit for their employers in companies and organisations.... [-]


Master of International Business - MIB

Campus Part time 3 semesters October 2016 Austria Salzburg

To meet exactly those needs, the university course "Master of International Business – MIB" offers the possibility to improve strategic and operative skills in the area of international .... [+]

Master of International Business - MIB

University Course for International Business Activity, Logistics, and Management

 

The growing internationalisation and globalisation of economy constantly leads to new challenges and surrounding conditions for export-oriented companies (e.g. small companies and medium-sized enterprises). If you want to be successful in international trade, you need to get acquainted with the tools of international business initiation and transaction.

 

To meet exactly those needs, the university course "Master of International Business – MIB" offers the possibility to improve strategic and operative skills in the area of international business as well as management knowledge and skills at the highest level. This university course is the ideal basic training and further training for the multiple demands of international business. With regard to international orientation, individual English-language modules are held and offered at foreign universities. The lecturers and coaches are highly qualified practitioners with many years of professional experience from all areas of international business, as well as university professors with practical experience.... [-]