With the Professional MBA program The University of Applied Sciences, FH Campus Wien combines its long experience with the international reputation of the Webster Vienna Private University. The bilingual management program supports upcoming managers from the Construction Economy, Engineering Business and Life Sciences on their journey to leadership and management expertise. Innovation, change management and leadership are the pillars of the MBA program, which focuses on the future challenges of the different industries.
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Application period for academic year 2017/18
constantly until 30th June 2017
tuition feeonce payment
+ ÖH premium per semester
*Part payment possible
The purpose of the Professional MBA is to develop graduates who are both competent and confident in mastering and leading innovative change and growth in their specific industry setting, be it Life Sciences, Engineering Business or the Construction Economy.
This MBA is designed to progressively build management skills relevant to your specific needs, encouraging you readily to apply the knowledge you have gained in the workplace. Building on a basic functional understanding of business management, you will learn the integrated design of an enterprise and how this relates to both strategy and culture. This is the basis for the management of change through innovation, creating new sources of value and operating models. You will come to appreciate the disciplines of management and the practice and meaning of leadership.
In cooperation with Webster University Vienna
An internationally recognized FIBAA Qualification
Finance- Business Case Creation and Evaluation- Capital structure options- Large transaction/M&A processes- Project financing methodsAccounting- Company financial statements- National and international regulation- Key financial ratios and KPI’s
Examination 1, Examination 2, Analysis and interpretation of a specific example, group work (4000 words)
Integrated Course, Attendance event, Lectures, Case Studies, Arithmetic Examples (Case Study), Discussion
Market Definition and Research- Market segmentation and selection- Customer buying behavior- Gathering, analyzing and forecastingProduct/Service Introduction- Description and competitive analysis- Value proposition- Product managementMarketing Mix- Channels of distribution- Promotion and market communication- Pricing strategies
Research Paper (Due week seven) 15%, Financial Marketing Exercise 5%, Mid-term Exam 30%, Class Participation During Class 10%, Case Presentation 5%, Final Exam 35%
Integrated Course, Attendance event
Individual Analysis- Personality, abilities and aptitudes- Values and ethics- Motivation theoriesGroup Analysis- Team formation & processes- Conflict and conflict resolution- Communication, power and politicsOrganization Analysis- Culture- Development and change- Structure and design
Examination 1 30%, Examination 2 30%, Paper 20%, Assignments and Self Assessments 10%, Class Participation 10%
Integrated Course, Attendence event
Project and Quality Management- Planning, time and cost management- New product development processes- Statistical quality controlSupply Chain and Manufacturing Management- Capacity and production planning, MRP- Process design and inventory systems- Vendor evaluationQuantitative Methods- PERT chart design- Queuing theory and linear programming- Inventory control and EOQ
Examination 1 40%, Examination 2 40%, Assignments 20%
Product & Service Strategy- Portfolio positioning- Value chain frameworks- Lifecycle and changeDecision Making & Performance Management- Benchmarking theory and practise- Dashboards and KPI’s- Risk managementManagement Information Systems- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)- Business migration, IT and Web 2.0- Business intelligence, data analytics
Analysis and interpretation of a specific example in the selected industry, Group Work (3000 Words) and presentation
Leadership Theory & Practice- Traits, Behaviors, Organizational Context- Leading change and transformation- Coaching and mentorshipElements of Leadership- Goal setting- Delegation & empowerment- Conflict resolution and problem solvingPersonal & Organizational Communication- Listening & feedback- Building relationships of influence- Team building
Examination 1 35%, Final Examination (in-class) 30%, Final Case (Take-Home Case) 15%, Assignments and Self Assessments 10%, Class Participation 10%
External Global Trends- Enlightened customers and ecosystems- Disruptive business models- EntrepreneurshipInvention and Insight- Intellectual property sourcing- Market observation and empathisation- Analytics & new knowledgeDesign and Commercialization- Design and development methodologies- Brand creation- Business and go to market planning
Class participation: 30%, Workshop participation: 10%, Individual written paper on innovation project (1000 words): 30%, Business plan presentation: 30%, Case analysis: 10%
Situation Analysis of the Company and Industry- SWOT and industry analysis- Value chain configuration- Competitive advantageStrategic Management Process- Forms of strategy- Roles of strategists- The nature of changeOrganizational Implications- Design of organizations large and small- Ethics and Leadership- Partnerships and technology
Participation 20%, Examination 1 20%, Team Case Analysis 20%, Individual Case Analysis 20%, Final Exam 20%
Austrian statutory regulations- Business legal structures and liability- Leadership & management duties- The role of advisorsEuropean and international business law- Cross border transactions- Organisational structure- Competition lawGovernance and Compliance- Role and responsibilities of the board and managing director- Business sale and transfer M&A- Distribution, insolvency and tax law
Examination 1, Examination 2, Analysis and interpretation of a specific example, individual student (3000 words)
Industry Characteristics and Environment- Market dynamics : patient, provider, payer- Regulations- Stakeholder identification and managementLife Sciences Value Chain- R&D, licensing, manufacturing and quality- Make or buy decisions- CommercializationStudent Business Plan (choice examples)- Start up- New product development and launch- Acquisition and integration
Case study from the industry of the student, individual student (3000 words) and presentation
Industry Characteristics and Environment- Business development and tendering- Financing- Innovation, quality and risk managementConstruction Contracting- National and international regulations- Project management, costing and planning- Management and best practice methodsStudent Business Plan & Project
Industry Characteristics and Environment- Business development and bid management- Services – definition, design and delivery- Processes, organization and fulfillmentEngineering Offers and Contracts- Preparation and content of technical offers- Performance level agreements- Risk management & liabilityDelivery and Operations Structures- Team and sub contractor management- Support and maintenance, warranty - Organization and governanceStudent Business Plan
You have already experienced success in your early professional career in Life Sciences, Engineering Business or the Construction Economy. Your goal now is to gain a strong foundation in relevant management and leadership methods, complementing your industry experience. This will be the basis upon which you take greater responsibility for your company's business. Leading and managing endeavors in a global and complex business environment is your passion and a challenge you thrive upon. You are looking for a program that allows you to contribute your existing experience and build on this with your peers and your faculty.
You are a hard-working, self-motivated individual with a clear sense of purpose you can express. You are curious, think globally and welcome the opportunity to learn multiple business disciplines, both broadly and in depth. You enjoy learning, creativity and have a sense of fun.
The involvement of your company and theincorporation of their goals in your learning is highly encouraged, particularly in the formulation of the subject of your Master´s thesis.
If this sounds like you, then you should consider an application. The formal preconditions are the successful completion of a Bachelor or Master´s degree. Your experience in the addressed industry branch should be at least three years of relevant employment. Moreover you will need to demonstrate your English language skills through an English Standard Test, TOEFL or IELTS.
The application process concludes withsuccessful selection interviews.
When it comes to managing your career, you know the most important criteria is ensuring that what you are doing is relevant to your personal and professional goals. The University of Applied Sciences, FH Campus Wien fully appreciates the importance of this to both graduating MBA students and the companies that will employ them. That is why we combine general management theory with continuous real world applicationin your area of industry expertise. We accomplish this in an environment where you are encouraged to learn and drive for excellence. Modern organisations look for managers and leaders who take the initiative and are agile and comfortable with change; people who are aware of risk but are not paralyzed by it. They demand from their top performers to question how things were done in the past and improve upon them. You can be sure that the University of Applied Sciences, FH Campus Wien MBA will prepare you well for this modern business paradigm.
The formal preconditions are the successful completion of a Bachelor or Master´s degree. Your experience in the addressed industry branch should be at least three years of relevant employment.
Moreover, you need to demonstrate your language skills:
Equivalent certification from abroad
After submitting your online application you will automatically receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive the email within one hour after your application, please contact the secretariat of the Professional MBA at email@example.com.
Please noteIt is not possible to save incomplete online applications. You must complete your application in one session.
Apply now for the academic year 2017/18, planned start September 2017.
A personal interview with the selection committee in which you will have the opportunity to present your career, your motivation, your studies and your professional goals.
Financial aid is available for academic courses, master courses and for courses and seminars.
More information on sources of funding and scholarships.
For further information on entry and residence in Austria we recommend the website of the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH). Under the point "Legal and Practical Issues" you will find further information on topics such as "Entry & Residence".
Head of Academic Course Professional MBA, Head of Campus Wien Academy firstname.lastname@example.org
Nikolett Urbauer, MAAssistant Professional MBAFavoritenstraße 226, A.3.28 1100 WienT: +43 1 606 68 77-8810F: +43 1 606 68 email@example.com
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