Master of Art Programs in Business Management

Compare 11 MAs in Business Management

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A master’s degree is a postgraduate degree that many students choose to get following their bachelors. It usually takes two to three years of study to acquire a master’s degree, during which time students gain valuable professional experience and further refine their skills and knowledge in their area of study. These degrees usually require a combination of coursework and independent research projects to complete.

 

What is an MA in Business Management? Those wondering should understand the basics of management positions. Business managers in many different fields all share a unique skill set. They demonstrate leadership qualities, the ability to organize a team, and the knowledge to guide a company towards both short and long-term goals. A Master in Business Administration helps students develop these and other essential qualities.

 

A MA in Business Management gives aspiring managers and bosses a leg-up on the competition. Some business industries can be highly competitive, and master’s degrees are all but required for workers looking to break in. However, even if the student does not choose to pursue business, the skills learned from gaining a Master in Business Management are important in other fields as well.

 

The price of an MA can vary depending on the institution and the length of the course. Most courses are designed to be completed in two years, but some schools offer accelerated programs that take between 12 and 18 months to finish.

 

There are a number of different career paths available to someone with an MA in Business Management. A management MBA program gives a good overview of different aspects of the business world and imparts the skills necessary to be a successful manager in any one of them. Graduates may go on to work outside of the world of business as well, in the government or non-profit sector.

 

An MA in Business Management is available from many respected institutions around the world. A number of colleges also offer degree programs online to fit students’ busy lifestyles. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

 

 

 

 

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Business Management (M.A.) - Teilzeit

NBS Northern Business School
Campus Full time 24 months March 2018 Germany Hamburg

Dieser Studiengang wird bei der NBS in zwei Zeitmodellen angeboten, und zwar in Vollzeit tagsüber und freitagabends und samstags für Berufstätige. [+]

Dieser Studiengang wird bei der NBS in zwei Zeitmodellen angeboten, und zwar in Vollzeit tagsüber und freitagabends und samstags für Berufstätige.

Der besondere Vorteil: Sie können während des Studiums das Zeitmodell wechseln, falls Sie z.B. durch ein Traineeship bereits während des Studiums in den Beruf starten.

Die beruflichen Optionen

Absolventinnen und Absolventen des Studiengangs Business Management (M.A.) übernehmen Team- und Projektleitungs- sowie Steuerungsaufgaben. Sie sind in der Lage, auf wissenschaftlicher Basis selbständig und zeitgerecht Problemstellungen zielführend zu bearbeiten und sowohl den Zielen und Bedürfnissen von Unternehmen und Kunden als auch den rechtlichen Vorgaben gerecht zu werden. Die Übernahme von leitungsbezogenen Aufgaben erfordert dabei neben Fachwissen auch Handlungssicherheit und Entscheidungsfreude. Daher ist der Studiengang zusätzlich auf die Vermittlung von Schlüsselqualifikationen ausgerichtet.... [-]


Master Of Arts Business Management Taught In German

University of Applied Management Studies in Mannheim
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Germany Mannheim

Bachelor graduates / inside are empowered with economics prior knowledge on the basis of the system-oriented St. Gallen approach to management to lead divisions successfully. You will learn this, both the "Managing People" as the "Managing Organizations" - thus building up the necessary management systems (organizational, process management, change management, etc.) ... [+]

Bachelor graduates / inside are empowered with economics prior knowledge on the basis of the system-oriented St. Gallen approach to management to lead divisions successfully. You will learn this, both the "Managing People" as the "Managing Organizations" - thus building up the necessary management systems (organizational, process management, change management, etc.). Here, the students are able to perform their majors from the Bachelor programs in the following four areas of specialization of the Masters continued:

International Management Sales Management Personnel Management IT Management.

You can use the specializations also to enhance their skills in new topics. For advisory support you the Career Service team HDWM is here at your disposal.... [-]


MA International Business Management

Marbella International University Centre
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Spain Málaga

Develop an in depth knowledge of business. Learn how to think and work like an international manager. [+]

Develop an in depth knowledge of business. Learn how to think and work like an international manager.

Duration: 1 year / 2 years Language: English Programme Title: International Business Management Degree Awarded: MA Management - International Business The ever-changing globalised world we live in has created a series of issues and challenges for businesses worldwide, impacting our economy as a whole. This, however, has also opened the door to opportunities for development.

Key Disciplines Covered:

Social Research Methodology Marketing Management Financial Reporting and Business Decision Making Modern Corporate Finance Advanced Auditing Methods

This Master programme is designed to create experts in the areas of finance and banking, accounting and auditing, insurance, marketing as well as business management. It equips students with essential skills such as social research, marketing management, financial reporting and decision-making, forming professionals with excellent entrepreneurial and leadership skills who will be valuable assets to any business. For this reason we make sure that our students are able to apply the theoretical knowledge they acquire to practical work in the form of practical projects and assignments where they will have to research, solve complex business issues through specific methods and procedures as well as to interlink knowledge from different fields. These skills will be put to the test in their final Master Thesis.... [-]


Master of Arts in Business Management

International Black Sea University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Georgia Tbilisi

MA in Management Program provides commercial, government and nongovernment sectors with modern, competitive managers complying with international standards of comprehensive knowledge and professionalism. The study process here is organized in a way that is best suited to students needs and market requirements. Our students discuss real business cases and develop solutions based on modern research methods and approaches, and are ready to contribute to the development of sector and organizations. The skills emphasized in the program are creative and analytical thinking, decision-making as well as communications skills that create conditions for speedily changed market problem-solving and are necessary for the professional and academic career. As a complement the program enables students to participate in practical internship programs in the private and public sectors. [+]

Why Management?

Right management ensures profitable activity of any organization in the conditions of existing environment and challenges that the organization faces. Professional managers create the prerequisites for effective management, give competent advice on resource allocation and make sophisticated decisions on positioning and strengthening an organization on market. Ethically and strategically thinking managers assist further development of competitive business.

Programme Description

MA in Management Program provides commercial, government and nongovernment sectors with modern, competitive managers complying with international standards of comprehensive knowledge and professionalism. The study process here is organized in a way that is best suited to students needs and market requirements. Our students discuss real business cases and develop solutions based on modern research methods and approaches, and are ready to contribute to the development of sector and organizations. The skills emphasized in the program are creative and analytical thinking, decision-making as well as communications skills that create conditions for speedily changed market problem-solving and are necessary for the professional and academic career. As a complement the program enables students to participate in practical internship programs in the private and public sectors.... [-]


MA in International Business and Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

This course attracts students from every corner of the globe and reflects the main areas of international business. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context, and also gives you the chance to develop your knowledge and management skills so that you can pursue a career in multinational companies, overseas trade and international organisations. [+]

Easier communication, more efficient international transportation, the relocation of production and services, and a significant increase in economic migration have made the study of international business and management increasingly relevant. This course attracts students from every corner of the globe and reflects the main areas of international business. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical enterprise skills in a global context, and also gives you the chance to develop your knowledge and management skills so that you can pursue a career in multinational companies, overseas trade and international organisations.

Course content

A highlight for many students are the study trips and company visits organised throughout the course which provide an opportunity for networking and extending learning in new environments. Students on this course also benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list.... [-]


Master of Arts in International Design Business Management

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Helsinki Espoo Pori Mikkeli + 3 more

The master’s programme in International Design Business Management (IDBM) is a 120 ECTS credit joint offering between the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Science, and School of Business. [+]

http://idbm.aalto.fi/

Goal of education

The master’s programme in International Design Business Management (IDBM) is a 120 ECTS credit joint offering between the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, School of Science, and School of Business. The programme is taught completely in English. The first year of studies consists of a set of intensive compulsory study modules in all three schools and requires full time commitment. The second year of studies is more flexible to meet individual needs and interests.

IDBM develops expertise in global design business management through multidisciplinary collaboration and learning that cuts across the areas of business, design and technology. The programme emphasizes the importance of design as a key competitive factor, linked with state-of-the-art technology and business competence. The students gain competence on strategic and operational design management; enhance individual abilities to recognize and acknowledge the value of different mindsets, skill sets and practices of other professions. Achieving systemic competences requires an understanding of multidisciplinary aptitudes in the globalised context, abilities in strategic foresight and knowledge on agile development methods. The students learn to understand the issues related to the creation and application of new knowledge within and between domains. They learn to manage the ambiguity of real-life projects through integrative thinking, design processes, and cross-cultural diversity. They gain an ability for individual, team-situated and community-wide learning and competence development. They develop capabilities to manage and lead initiatives and other individuals; and they gain visual, verbal and written communication skills for the professional sphere and... [-]


Master of Arts in Business Management and Development

hwtk University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters April 2018 Germany Berlin

So after your bachelor’s you’d like to take a shortcut to the top? Then apply now for our Master of Arts in Business Management and Development! You can study for this four-semester, officially recognized degree in English, either full-time or with the work-study model. You’ll quickly strengthen your academic profile, opening doors to excellent career options and salary prospects. [+]

So after your bachelor’s you’d like to take a shortcut to the top? Then apply now for our Master of Arts in Business Management and Development! You can study for this four-semester, officially recognized degree in English, either full-time or with the work-study model. You’ll quickly strengthen your academic profile, opening doors to excellent career options and salary prospects.

This generalist and application-oriented master’s has been created to meet companies’ demand for highly qualified leaders. They want candidates who know the challenges of a constantly changing business landscape and can use their flexibility to apply their management skills to various aspects of the business. By delivering intensive and comprehensive specialist knowledge and methods of international leadership, this master’s degree qualifies and prepares graduates for leadership positions in management.... [-]


Master of Arts in Global Business Management (MAGBM)

City University of Hong Kong - College of Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

This is one of the most popular graduate level programs in the College of Business. In order to achieve a high level student-staff interaction, we admit just about 40 students each year. We attract high quality students, most of whom have full-time jobs in reputable commercial, industrial, as well as governmental organizations. [+]

This is one of the most popular graduate level programs in the College of Business. In order to achieve a high level student-staff interaction, we admit just about 40 students each year. We attract high quality students, most of whom have full-time jobs in reputable commercial, industrial, as well as governmental organizations. Some of the candidates hold positions at senior and executive levels. As a result, our program can further enhance the career prospects of our students both within their current organizations or other organizations.

There is a growing need for highly developed global managers. This need has become even more important with China's successful entry to WTO. In recognition of these needs, our department offers a Master of Arts degree in Global Business Management. Being the first of its kind in Hong Kong, this specialist program helps students learn unique skills and insights which are required to conduct business successfully across political, economic and cultural boundaries and become highly competent in integrating the global dimensions of key business functions.... [-]


MA International Business Management

Bradford College
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 United Kingdom Bradford

This postgraduate programme is designed to meet the needs of those who have already completed a business-related degree and wish to continue to study International Business in-depth. [+]

MA International Business Management

Course Overview

This postgraduate programme is designed to meet the needs of those who have already completed a business-related degree and wish to continue to study International Business in-depth. Our specialist teaching team will help you to develop your desired subject specialisation through challenging in-depth study and research.

The Award will give a deeper understanding of business in an international context, including its limitations, relevance and other possible applications.

Courses start in January and September and will run subject to numbers.

Course Structure

The course comprises Core and Elective Modules and culminates in a dissertation in the third semester.... [-]


MA - International Business Management

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Austria Villach Spittal an der Drau Feldkirchen in Kärnten Klagenfurt + 3 more

International Business Management is a high quality two-year Master study program which is taught entirely in English. It aims to enable graduate students to acquire the necessary business and [+]

MA - International Business Management

Why study International Business Management at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS)- School of Management in Villach, Austria?

• International Business Management is a high quality two-year Master study program which is taught entirely in English. It aims to enable graduate students to acquire the necessary business and socio-economic knowledge and skills to specialize in international management.

• International Business Management is highly practice-oriented. Problem-based learning, real-life case studies, online simulations, consulting projects for international companies, team challenges or excursions provide chances to learn about international business in an interactive way.... [-]


MA International Business Management

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time 3 semesters August 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne Netherlands Groningen + 2 more

The International Business Management MA has been designed to prepare you to meet these challenges. Responding to the ever growing internationalisation of business and management practice, it celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures and focuses on the skills, competences and knowledge you will need when working within today’s global business environment. Through a combination of Subject Area modules, practice-focussed... [+]

MA International Business Management

The opportunities, and challenges, for international businesses are becoming ever more complex. Emerging and rapidly developing economies are changing the business landscape. Financial crises call into question the long established dominance and business practices of the developed economies. Increased mobility and interconnectedness of global populations create new markets and production possibilities – but they also increase calls for business to be more responsible and they call on managers to be better at working across cultural differences.

The International Business Management MA has been designed to prepare you to meet these challenges. Responding to the ever growing internationalisation of business and management practice, it celebrates the diversity of living and working across cultures and focuses on the skills, competences and knowledge you will need when working within today’s global business environment. Through a combination of Subject Area modules, practice-focussed Integrative Skills modules and an Individual Project you will develop not only your knowledge but also your experience of thinking and working like an international manager.... [-]