Leadership is your thing? The internationally oriented Master's degree provides you with all the skills you need for corporate management. We pave your way to the top management levels of globally operating companies!
What you will learn
The Master's degree "International Business & Leadership" is the right choice for you if you are interested in a leadership position in an international company. The concept of the course is aimed at developing key competencies relevant to your profession and teaching you essential areas of innovative human ressource and corporate management.
The tuition fees are as follows: for EU/EEA students 4,080 € per Semester | for non-EU/non-EEA students 5.400 € per semester
Who is the course for?
The curriculum covers the following topics:
>> 1st Semester - Leadership Skills
In the first semester you will develop your leadership skills according to the innovative, competence-oriented teaching and learning concept CORE ("Competence Oriented Research and Education") in line with the needs of the job market. The focus lies on opening up economic challenges of companies in the context of global trends, identifying future markets and their opportunities and developing business models. In addition, you will practice to understand the importance of management actions in line with corporate culture and develop as well as apply the relevant competencies.
• International Business Development and Digital Intelligence
• Global Markets & Finance
• Leading Intercultural Workforce
• Case Study: Business Development or Leading ChallengeCorporat Governance & Business Ethics
• Global HR-Management
>> 2nd Semester - Application of Leadership Tasks
In the second semester, your developed leadership competencies will be applied in the context of specific leadership tasks. In particular, various topics will be addressed in which managers are particularly challenged. For instance, in strategic human resource management it is a key challenge to search for, to develop and to retain talents. In addition, new working models will be designed; teams and their performance will be developed, while taking cultural and ethical aspects into account when managing employees. The contents of the modules are applied in the creation of concepts. The development of your personal and social competences will be promoted in the module Contracting & Negotiation, which particularly reflects the intercultural context. Finally, Academic Paper Design & Writing develops your competences in scientific methods and thus academic thinking.
• Managing Peopole, Diversity and New Work
• Change Management
• Strategic Marketing Management
• Case Study: International Business
• Contracting & Negotiation
• Academic Paper Design and Writing
>> 3rd Semester - Going International
You want to get to know other countries? During the third semester, you will either be able to apply your knowledge in practice while doing an internship abroad. Or you could also improve your intercultural knowledge during a semester abroad at one of our partner universities.
• Internship or International Study Semester
>> 4th Semester - In-Depth-Experience
The last semester will be introduced with the online research module "Analysing International Management". Afterwards you will write your Master's thesis, which is ideally linked to a central question from operational practice.
• Analysing International Business
• Master Thesis.