M.Sc. Business Management specialization: economic and organizational psychology


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Program Description

Specialization: business and organizational psychology

Efficient managers and project managers are characterized by a good eye for the right employees in order to master economic and organizational challenges. The students develop a competent eye for the right interaction between people and organization in the specialization in business and organizational psychology.

The broad-based Master provides students with competence development in business psychology, diagnostics, organizational consulting, organizational development, change management and leadership, making it the ideal specialization for corporate and organizational developers, HR consultants, HR staff and coaches, for example.

You can use the application-oriented knowledge that you acquire in the Master Business Management with the specialization business and organizational psychology in the following organizational and economic areas with increasing importance:

  • in marketing
  • in project tasks
  • in advice
  • in market research
  • in the control of networks
  • in different areas of personnel management (such as leadership or personnel and organizational development)

study course

Your presence phases at our university
Efficient and "vacation friendly"
Approximately every 4 to 6 weeks, usually from Thursday to Sunday, students study business psychology at the Steinbeis locations (Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart).

Your self-study in the master
Do it your way! In advance, the students receive detailed information on the upcoming attendance phase as well as self-learning material and / or tasks from the lecturers, which are to be worked through to the seminar.

Your exams during your studies
Always know what you know. After each presence phase, a transfer work or exam is written. A transfer work comprises between 5 and 8 pages, an exam lasts 60 minutes.

Your innovation project
The innovation project is processed in small groups of 2 to 3 students, presented twice and worked out in writing. You will then submit the written development of the innovation project (approx. 15 pages) and the written documentation of the pitch presentation and you can count it as a student research project.

Your transfer project for practice
Illustrate transfer. Your transfer project for graduation. The transfer project comprises the project study work (PSA), the study work (SA) and the thesis.

Your final exam in the Master of Science
Defend your ideas. The final exam includes the presentation and defense of the master's thesis.

Your travels during your studies
In addition to the optional Steinbeis SMI trips abroad (see fact sheet), you can take the IOM to the world's largest conference for management researchers, the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. This conference is held each year in the first half of August in the United States or Canada. Alternatively, you can use the IEC to organize a stay at a renowned Indian partner university in Bangalore.

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You can apply to us online by sending all the necessary documents to the following email address:


The following documents are requested:

  • Application form
  • Bachelor certificate
  • Bachelor certificate
  • CV in tabular form (signed)
  • A current photo
  • Exmatriculation certificate

Your complete application should be received no later than 4 weeks before the course begins.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

With innovative and transfer oriented study as well as certificate programmes the Institute of Executive Capabilities (IEC) strengthens the capability of employees and executives to handle increasing ... Read More

With innovative and transfer oriented study as well as certificate programmes the Institute of Executive Capabilities (IEC) strengthens the capability of employees and executives to handle increasing performance requirements based on future oriented competences, mindsets and practices. Read less
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