Masters Programs in Business and Economics

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Business and Economics

Every company is unique, but they all rely on the same basic principles to function. The theory of supply and demand describes the market forces that every business must face. Firms need talented individuals with a Master in Business and Economics to provide critical analysis and insight.

What is a Master in Business and Economics? It is an advanced degree that requires two years of post graduate studies to complete. Students develop the strategic thinking capabilities needed to plan and execute profitable operations. These students are prepared with the latest theories about how the economy works and are called upon to present explanations and options to top level management. They create strategies for managing a company’s scarce resources in the most productive way possible.

Economics is a broad field of study, but the focus is specifically on how business firms function. Students further enhance their critical thinking abilities as they study how the market environment affects the actions of private businesses. Students learn how to work with common software tools, and they develop techniques for gathering and analyzing data. By the completion of their program, graduates are able to present their findings and make recommendations on courses of action that will impact the profitability of their organizations.

The cost of these programs can vary depending on the institutions. Students should contact the admissions department of their school of choice for more information about specific fees and tuition rates. It is also important to consider the cost of housing, meals and other expenses during the time of study.

With an advanced degree, students are prepared for leadership roles in many large companies. These professionals are often called upon to provide perspective and direction. Their skills are applicable across many fields and business functions. They find work in operations, logistics and marketing. They are particularly well suited for careers in planning and can find work organizing production processes in manufacturing firms.

It is important to start researching options right away. For many students, the traditional college classroom environment is not practical. For those with geographic or scheduling difficulties, online universities offer many excellent learning opportunities. 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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Competition Policy Executive Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Full time 5 days January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

A nation’s competition policy (sometimes called its antitrust policy) is a set of laws and institutions that promote economic efficiency through the protection and encouragement of competitive markets. Kenya has recently entered a new, modern, era in its competition policy history through the passage of the Competition Act (2010) and the establishment of key new institutions for its implementation: the Competition Authority of Kenya and the Competition Tribunal. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. A nation’s competition policy (sometimes called its antitrust policy) is a set of laws and institutions that promote economic efficiency through the protection and encouragement of competitive markets. Kenya has recently entered a new, modern, era in its competition policy history through the passage of the Competition Act (2010) and the establishment of key new institutions for its implementation: the Competition Authority of Kenya and the Competition Tribunal. This new law and its associated enforcement authorities will surely change the landscape for competition in Kenya and advance the nation’s progress toward a modern middle-income economy. For the new competition policy regime to succeed however requires the development of a considerable amount of human capital – people knowledgeable about the law and economics of competition policy who can participate it its implementation, evaluate its effectiveness and contribute to its evolution through the inevitable learning process. To this end, this course is designed as a graduate level course in competition economics. The intended audience are policy practitioners, university faculty members and graduate students, with training in micro economic theory and industrial organization, who are interested in learning about competition economics and becoming themselves part of the “training team” developing courses and curricula to prepare individuals for work in public and private sector organizations focused on competition policy. It is also hoped that exposure to this training will encourage research and advising on competition policy in Kenya as well – as a further part of the development of... [-]

Master 2 in Economics of Markets and Organization (EMO)

Toulouse School Of Economics TSE
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Toulouse

The M2 EMO program combines a solid training in industrial organization, regulatory economics, and econometrics that give students a real expertise in the analysis of strategic aspects of a market, the identification of the determinants of the firms’ economic performance in a market, and the evaluation of policies aimed at improving the market efficiency. [+]

Aims and Scope

How do markets work? How do firms make strategic choices? What determines demand and cost structure ?

The M2 EMO program combines a solid training in industrial organization, regulatory economics, and econometrics that give students a real expertise in the analysis of strategic aspects of a market, the identification of the determinants of the firms’ economic performance in a market, and the evaluation of policies aimed at improving the market efficiency.

Admission Admission is based on academic excellence criteria. An undergraduate degree of at least 4 years of college or a Master’s degree is required, within a recognized curriculum considered as consistent with the program and approved by the TSE selection committee. Some brushing-up in Economics or Maths might be advisable in some cases. Working knowledge of English is obviously required. Note ... [-]

Master in Business and Economic

Castelldefels School of Social Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time 24 months February 2018 Spain Barcelona

This course aims to introduce the basic mathematical concept and to develop arguments presented in the introductory section in order to provide students with operational tools to be applied both during this course and in other courses where quantitative methods are used, namely in Financial Mathematics or Statistics. At the end of this course, students will have mastered the appropriate tools to better understand both mathematical and quantitative aspects of economic models. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. This course aims to introduce the basic mathematical concept and to develop arguments presented in the introductory section in order to provide students with operational tools to be applied both during this course and in other courses where quantitative methods are used, namely in Financial Mathematics or Statistics. At the end of this course, students will have mastered the appropriate tools to better understand both mathematical and quantitative aspects of economic models. Our master degree course aimed at enabling graduates to enter the world of work with an excellent level of preparation. This qualification complete student’s previous studies and give them competitive academic and professional profile which they can present to business not only in Barcelona, but also worldwide. Why study Master in Business and Economic in CSSS? CSSS is in the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region and one of the most culturally rich city Barcelona. It is enchanting seaside city with boundless dynamic and friendly atmosphere. We are an innovative and forward-looking college, focused on developing and adding value to the students careers globally. The College, has its lecturers who are leading thinkers and successful professional in their fields, offering a wide range of degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and provides supervision for students undertaking doctoral research. We offer students with excellent academic, libraries, accommodation, careers, support services and social facilities. Our essence mission is to provide the highest standard of education. Objectives There is now a real difficulty to fit... [-]

Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is a two-year-long programme oriented to the training of professional economists endowed with comprehensive skills deemed important to resort to multidisciplinary approaches to solve problems and design strategies, thus combining several areas of knowledge. [+]

Justification and Purpose The Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is a two-year-long programme oriented to the training of professional economists endowed with comprehensive skills deemed important to resort to multidisciplinary approaches to solve problems and design strategies, thus combining several areas of knowledge. This Master programme intends to strengthen advanced training in human resources in Economics applied to markets and firms; and, to endow professionals with an in-depth understanding of the changes within markets and their impact on firms in order to improve organisational and corporate performance, productivity and competitiveness. It specifically aims at achieving the objectives listed below: Develop autonomous and basic applied research skills in the fields of Industrial and Firm Economics, oriented by either theoretical goals or the resolution of real problems; Prepare post-graduation students to develop a professional career as senior economists in variety of professional contexts or to design and execute individual corporate projects; Develop the ability to integrate knowledge to analyze, interpret and understand markets and firm’s strategies; Promote the potential of innovation through advanced training of human capital and the transfer of research results to markets and firms. It answers to the training demands of economists holding comprehensive skills and competencies, whose activity requires a multidisciplinary approach to understand, interpret and analyze markets and firms’ strategies. Hence, this Programme offers a curriculum design which combines several areas of knowledge and provides advanced training in core areas of Industrial and Firm Economics. It is a four-semester-long programme which totals 120 ECTS. The... [-]

Master in Economics Research

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Brussels

The programme consists of obligatory courses in econometrics, macroeconomics and microeconomics. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. - Scientific world - Frontier courses, with leading researchers in their field - Excellent placement of our Ph.D. graduates across the world (Boston University, Chicago GSB, Inter-American Development Bank, European Commission, …) This master offers an internationally competitive, high quality PhD programme in "Quantitative Economics", which leads to the ECARES Doctoral School. Its outstanding quality has been confirmed by recent studies on the quality of doctoral schools in economics. One of them is based on the success of the graduates on the academic job market. It finds that the ECARES Doctoral School is among the top ten in Europe and the third best in Continental Europe. The other one is based on the scientific achievements of the graduates. It shows that one of our graduates, Domenico Giannone, is among the top 65 of young researchers worldwide who graduated less than 15 years ago. This Research master constitutes the first two years towards a PhD degree. During the first year the students follow graduate courses in macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and statistics. In the second year students follow field courses to deepen their knowledge in their field of specialization, follow advanced research seminars and write a first scientific paper. During the thesis writing phase the PhD students present their research in internal and external seminars, participate in workshops and conferences, attend summer and winter schools, follow advanced field courses, etc. They are also most welcome to take their own initiatives and create, e.g. reading groups or short... [-]

Mestrado Em Economia Da Empresa E Da Concorrência

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

O Mestrado em Economia da Empresa e da Concorrência da ISCTE Business School, presentemente na sua 4ª Edição, fornece uma formação especializada na área da economia da empresa e estratégia empresarial e na área da concorrência e regulação dos setores. [+]

O presente programa ombina uma sólida formação teórica e metodológica no domínio da ciência económica com o estudo dos problemas práticos da vida das empresas e dos setores, preenchendo desta forma o espaço existente entre um Mestrado tradicional em Economia e um mestrado em Gestão. É dada especial ênfase à interligação entre as dinâmicas empresariais, setoriais e macroeconómicas.

Plano de Estudos 2013/2014

1º Ano

1º semestre

Economia da Empresa e Estratégia Empresarial Economia Global e Internacionalização das Empresas Finanças da Empresa Microeconometria Aplicada Fundamentos de Microeconomia Decisão, Contratos e Interação Estratégica ... [-]

Research Master's in Economics and Business

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics. Research Master's Programme Economics and Business Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you. The Research Master's degree in Economics and Business is a two-year programme and is open to bright and ambitious students This programme provides you with a thorough basis in academic research in the fields of Economics and Business. The aim of the programme is to qualify you for a career in research. Therefore, there is a strong focus on scientific and academic skills. You can choose from six different profiles: Economics, Econometrics & Finance Marketing Global Economics & Management Operations Management and Operations Research Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour Innovation & Organization You will receive lectures from the best researchers, not only from Groningen but also from our national and international networks. Furthermore, the small-scale programme ensures an intensive exchange of knowledge, both between lecturers and students as well as among students themselves. Each student is individually supervised by a researcher. Admission requirements - International students  grade average - Selection procedure: decision is based on criteria like motivation, talent, results in Bachelor, research oriented attitude and an excellent command of English. language test - SOM's TOEFL code is 9077. math test - The GMAT or GRE test are required for students with a non-Dutch diploma. SOM's GMAT code is 7207. previous education - Every Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or... [-]

Master in Economic Analysis, Valuation of Assets and Business

Aurel Vlaicu University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Romania Arad

A graduate of the Master in Economic Analysis, Valuation of Assets and Business, except of broad knowledge regarding the economic analysis and valuation of assets and businesses, gains theoretical and methodological knowing from the core of valuation discipline, cognition and practical skills in enterprise diagnose. [+]

A graduate of the Master in Economic Analysis, Valuation of Assets and Business, except of broad knowledge regarding the economic analysis and valuation of assets and businesses, gains theoretical and methodological knowing from the core of valuation discipline, cognition and practical skills in enterprise diagnose. The specific targets comprise the developing of student’s capacity to apply modern diagnose and valuation methods, recognized by the national and international valuation standards, focused on their utility in company analysis and the value based management. Selecting from different optional courses, along with appropriate case studies, the student has a possibility to focus upon a narrower topic of interest and to make use of methods and means in various fields of application. Lecture period: Academic activity begins October first and runs over two semester per year for two years. Examination of the students is done in winter, summer and autumn sessions. Students receive one week holidays between first and second semesters and a summer vacation. Students in the second year of study have specialized practice (training) and two weeks for the elaboration of the dissertation thesis. [-]

Master in Economics and Business Economics

University of Dubrovnik
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Croatia Dubrovnik

The graduate study in Economics and Business Economics lasts two-years,. i.e. four semesters. (120 ECTS credits). Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree of Master in Economics or Business Economics. [+]

Economics and Business Economics

The graduate study in Economics and Business Economics lasts two-years,. i.e. four semesters. (120 ECTS credits). Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree  of Master in Economics or Business Economics.

This  degree  opens  opportunities  in  various  highly  professional  and  managerial jobs in the area of economics, as well as providing experience of  the scientific and professional working methods and skills in finding solutions  to development–related problems.

There is active involvement in the teaching process by both University and  visiting  lecturers  as  well  as  distinguished  professionals  from  the  world  of  business practice. Teaching is facilitated by the availability of the Information Technology Centre,  where students have access to computers and the internet, the Library, and  the Documentation Centre, which offer over thirty thousand titles.... [-]