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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.

The capital city of Netherlands, Amsterdam has well known universities such as the University of Amsterdam and Universiteitsbibliotheek Amsterdam. These educational institutions tend to provide diversified graduate and post graduate degree programs, and they have top notch Research and Development facilities.

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VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Companies and people: how they work, what roles they play. ... [+]

A bank and an insurance company. Two businesses in the same sector. Just like a shipper and a hauler. What do they have in common, and what are the differences? How do they complement each other? And why are some more successful than others? If you are curious about the ins and outs of this ‘game’, about the companies active in business services and about the people who work for them, then Business Administration is the Master’s program for you. Because business services is a very wide-ranging industry, so too is this degree. You engage in in-depth analysis of companies from a variety of sectors. You specialize in specific business processes. And you make use of know-how drawn from information technology, economics, and the social sciences.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Strategizing in a changing world: globalization, collaboration and transformation. ... [+]

In the 21st century, organizations aiming to obtain and sustain a competitive advantage need to achieve global efficiency and local responsiveness, while embracing creative solutions and worldwide learning. The Master’s specialization in Strategy & Organization focuses on these management challenges and is built around three topics: globalization, the connected world and ongoing transformation.As a Master’s student specializing in Strategy & Organization, you will explore the challenges associated with managing the international activities of multinational enterprises and entrepreneurial firms acting across borders. You will be confronted with questions such as: which decision-making processes drive offshoring and nearshoring of R&D, IT and business processes? How do you choose the best location for your production facilities or corporate headquarters? What are the best strategies when gearing up for growth and expansion?Once you have passed all the components of the Master’s program, you will be awarded the title of Master of Science in Business Administration with the mentioning of your specialization in the diploma supplement. This degree is recognized internationally. ... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Solve management problems, improve performance, implement changes or seize new opportunities. ... [+]

Even when consultants are called in to help, it is far from certain that clients will follow their advice, make the right decisions or carry out the measures necessary to implement change. That is what makes management consultancy such a challenging profession. How can you help improve a decision? How can you assist effectively during a change process? How can you manage the expectations of your client and convince them of the best course of action? What consulting role is most appropriate? The specialization in Management Consulting at VU University Amsterdam will prepare you for these challenges by equipping you with the tools you need to succeed in this exciting field and by providing you with the best training available. You will also develop the personal skills consultants need, which will help you become an invaluable partner to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Managing the very heart of an organization, HRM addresses the personnel process in organizations, from recruitment and selection to promotion, transfers, and departures. ... [+]

The program’s focus is on the development and control of the human factor in a working context that is becoming increasingly diverse. These elements are reflected in the courses Careers & Organizations, Performance Management & Control and Diversity in Organizations. If you take the Master’s specialization in HRM, you will be awarded a degree in Business Administration with mentioning of your specialization in the diploma supplement. You will specialize in processes of personnel performance and human development. This will not only prepare you for a career in human resources, but also as a management trainee or business consultant with a special knowledge of these areas.The Master’s specialization in Human Resource Management at VU University Amsterdam is structured around three key human resource processes and contemporary issues:... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

No business without financial management, no financing without a solid business case. ... [+]

The Financial Management specialization of the Master’s program in Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam will give you the tools and competencies you need for managing, controlling and financing business activities. Financial Management is crucial in all these areas and it plays a dominant role in the banking and insurance industries. As a student in the Master’s specialization in Financial Management, you will study corporate finance, accounting and financial markets (the three-pillar concept) in-depth. This comprehensive overview of the world of finance will give you a thorough understanding of its intricacies and it will give your career prospects a real boost.

Once you have completed these compulsory courses, you will have the option of choosing elective courses to help you even specialize further in either Finance and Accounting or Banking and Insurance. Once you have passed all the components of the Master’s program, you will be awarded the title of Master of Science in Business Administration with the specialization mentioned in your diploma supplement. This degree is recognized internationally. ... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
VU University Amsterdam, Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration

Entrepreneurship is a state of mind. It's about turning opportunities into action. ... [+]

There is increasing recognition of the fact that small and young ventures account for economic growth, and that entrepreneurship can be an important source of innovation. In the Entrepreneurship specialization, we see entrepreneurship as the processes of creating and exploiting opportunities by means of novel combinations of resources leading to new (social, societal and economic) value. Creativity plays a key role in these processes. We study entrepreneurial processes in all contexts where they occur: in new firms as well as existing ones (both small and large), and in institutional contexts. You will learn to appreciate the complexity and the challenges associated with the highly rewarding entrepreneurial activities in all kinds of firms and institutions and even beyond: entrepreneurship as a lifestyle. The Entrepreneurship specialization is part of the Master’s program in Business Administration at VU University Amsterdam. The specialization will be mentioned in your diploma supplement. This degree is recognized internationally. ... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The Data Science & Business Analytics track of the Master’s in Econometrics programme is designed with the help of leading Big Data companies to connect one of the mo ... [+]

The Data Science & Business Analytics track of the Master’s in Econometrics programme is designed with the help of leading Big Data companies to connect one of the most promising developments in today's business with the econometrics curriculum. Unravel and interpret correlations among the petabytes of complex data generated every day by social media and the internet in general.

Prepare for a career as a Big Data specialist in the economics and business environment; Acquire a deep insight into developments that are revolutionising today's economy; Become an expert in a new field that taps into the surge of consumer data.

One Master’s programme, four tracks

The Master’s in Econometrics offers you the option to choose one of four top-level academic specialisation tracks:... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The MSc in Business Administration aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to an international career in business. You will ... [+]

The MSc in Business Administration aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to an international career in business. You will gain a deep understanding of management in one of the seven tracks you can choose mindset. You will be challenged to solve real-life cases presented by our corporate partners.

Marketing

Marketing in the digital age track is one of seven possible tracks in the Business Administration Master’s programme. The core premise of the track to explore the creation and capturing of customer value in a rapidly changing marketing environment. Within the Marketing track, you can further choose between two different specialisations: Digital Marketing and Marketing Management. Both specializations within the Marketing track will provide you with a solid grounding in the science and models of contemporary marketing thought and management, empowering you to make relevant and effective (strategic and tactical) marketing decisions.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The track focuses on organisational psychology; this discipline studies the relationship between employees and their social working environment (e.g., colleagues, supervi ... [+]

How can you successfully guide organisational change? How do you handle conflict in organizations? How do you create effective teams? How do you develop a learning organisation? How can you use individual employee’s potential when working in teams?

These questions are explored in the Consultancy & Organisational Development master's track.

The track focuses on organisational psychology; this discipline studies the relationship between employees and their social working environment (e.g., colleagues, supervisors, teams, organization as a whole).

Important topics in this field are:

Organisational culture and organisational change Cooperation within teams Leadership Social interaction Conflict management through negotiation Decision-making processes Team and organisational development ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The Real Estate Finance track in the Master’s programme in Finance grants an in-depth understanding of real estate in the context of international finance. ... [+]

The Real Estate Finance track in the Master’s programme in Finance grants an in-depth understanding of real estate in the context of international finance. Those with ambitions in finance or investment management must know how to evaluate property investments against equity, fixed income and other financial derivative-types. The programme is also relevant for a career within the finance and real estate sectors in general. You will acquire the key applied, quantitative and conceptual skill sets needed to make complex decisions that are required in modern real estate finance and investment.

Prepare for a career in international finance or real estate agencies; benefit from studying at a faculty with major strengths in the world of finance; learn to understand and make substantial real estate decisions. One Master's programme, five tracks ... [-]
Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The Master (MSc) in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) teaches you how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations. It ... [+]

The Master (MSc) in Business Economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) teaches you how to make the right organisational and financial decisions for organisations. It is a specialised programme for students who have a background in business economics and want to focus on organisational issues, using a quantitative and analytical approach.

The Managerial Economics and Strategy track of the Business Economics Master's programme focuses on the economic performance of organisations. It provides you with the broad range of skills, the in-depth knowledge and the international expertise that you will need in your career. You'll acquire the knowledge you need to understand the design of firms and other types of organisations.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The MSc in Business Administration aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to an international career in business. You will ... [+]

The MSc in Business Administration aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to an international career in business. You will gain a deep understanding of management in one of the seven specialisations you can choose from. You will be challenged to solve real-life cases presented by our corporate partners.

Business Administration (MSc): Digital Business

In many industries including banks, retail, music and bookings, the products, services and marketing have become increasingly digital. This digital revolution has transformed the very nature of these industries and the way they compete. Future managers need to understand the economics, business practices and the basics of the technology to be successful. If you want to start your career as a boundary spanner between the developers of apps and other online services and commercial and marketing activities this track is a great choice.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

This track focuses on the experience, role, and impact of entertainment media on a range of different groups and individuals. Young people are among the earliest adopters ... [+]

Many organisations in society, including commercial companies, broadcasters, governments and educational institutions, have a genuine need for knowledge of entertainment media. With the growth of new media, users now engage with entertainment media wherever and whenever. That is why advertisers, the creative industry, and broadcasters feel increasingly compelled to tailor their products and want up-to-date scientific knowledge about media preferences. The Entertainment Communication track, with its roots in media psychology, trains you to meet this growing need for knowledge and advice.

This track focuses on the experience, role, and impact of entertainment media on a range of different groups and individuals. Young people are among the earliest adopters of new technologies. Whether sharing videos on Vine, posting images on Instagram, or streaming movies on Netflix, young people have integrated entertainment media seamlessly into their daily activities. As such, special attention is paid to this critical audience throughout the Entertainment Communication coursework.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of Amsterdam

Entrepreneurship has become a mature academic discipline. The UvA and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam have combined their expertise in this area to create an internationally ... [+]

Entrepreneurship has become a mature academic discipline. The UvA and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam have combined their expertise in this area to create an internationally relevant Master’s programme. This programme will expose you to two distinct academic cultures, which challenges you to look further and prepares you for the demands of entrepreneurial practice.

This one-year programme takes a thorough look at two modes of entrepreneurship: new commercial ventures, and entrepreneurial activities within organisations. You will look at the multidisciplinary aspects of entrepreneurship, its collaborative and social nature, and the many practical issues (e.g. finance) that influence it. Specialisation courses allow you to gain in-depth knowledge of entrepreneurship in specific contexts. The programme culminates in a thesis.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The MSc in Business Administration aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to an international career in business. You will ... [+]

The MSc in Business Administration aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to an international career in business. You will gain a deep understanding of management in one of the seven specialisations you can choose from. You will be challenged to solve real-life cases presented by our corporate partners.

Strategy

The Strategy track is one of seven possible specialisation tracks in the Business Administration Master’s programme. It is designed for students who are fascinated by the important choices made by general managers and strategy consultants, such as which markets to enter, how to differentiate a firm from its competitors and how best to design organisational structures and management systems.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus