Master of Business Administration (MBA)
For experts and managers wishing to acquire strategic managerial expertise in order to pursue new career opportunities.
The general management degree for the top managers of tomorrow: During the MBA degree course from FOM University you will acquire all-round expertise in all of the most important corporate functions – in a way that is hands-on, forward-looking and with reference to international correlations.
Graduates of the full time Master’s programme “Master of Business Administration” are distinguished by their entrepreneurial 360°-view: by conveying comprehensive business knowledge and management competencies, MBA students develop into business-minded, assertive personalities, who are able to safely navigate the international business world.
The core goal of the MBA degree is the development of integrative, practice-oriented thinking and action. Real case studies from the world of business and a lively mix of teaching methods help to sharpen your overall, interdisciplinary perspective. Thus, you will gain important knowledge that will allow you to maintain an overview of all operational processes when making decisions. A voluntary coaching programme, which runs alongside the degree course, can also support you with your own personal development.
You will complete your master studies in Business Administration with the academic degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Studying full-time in India and Germany
In cooperation with FOM Hochschule, students from India now also have the opportunity to participate in the Big Data & Business Analytics Master’s programme at the Uka Tarsadia University in Bardoli, India.
The first two semesters of the study programme will be held at the UTU in India, and the third and fourth semester will take place at the FOM Hochschule at the German University Center in Essen, Germany.
University degree* (Diplom, Magister, Bachelor, Staatsexamen)
* Degrees from accredited Bachelor training programmes at Berufsakademien [tertiary education institutions offering academic training and practical in-company training]
** FOM awards credit points according to the standards of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). They measure the workload required of students in the study programme
Supply and demand
Costs and revenues
Theory of the firm
Unemployment and inflation
Money and monetary policy
Marketing & Communication
The role of marketing
Communication: Internal, External, Digital, International
HR & Leadership Competencies
General Framework of Human Resource Management
Leadership in teams
Objectives in financial management
Stakeholder vs. Shareholder Management
Ethical aspects in financial management and corporate governance
Rational and intuitive decision models
Information requirements and information management
Managing risk and uncertainty
Organisation and management research
Research strategy and design
Questionnaire and survey design and sampling techniques
Analysis of quantitative data
Dilemmas of research choice
Subject to change.