Digitalization and globalization are driving the dynamics of business in all areas.
Constant change means managers are often faced with new, complex challenges. Learn how companies can be organized in ways that allow them to learn and change.
You will focus on areas such as
- Organizational learning
- Organizational skills
- Management's role in shaping human resources and corporate management
- Individual (leadership) skills
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team
General information about the program is available here:
Competence Area ofStudy Plan
You will strengthen your strategic thinking skills, along with related concepts, and deepen your basic understanding of management processes in order to successfully develop organizations. You will learn more about the complex behaviors that influence individuals, groups and organizations. You will also learn how to shape your knowledge on these levels.
Aside from acquiring expertise in human resource management and designing human resource systems, you will learn about practical approaches to support both human resource development and company development.
You will also fine-tune your understanding of leadership, learning exactly what leadership development is all about.
The master's thesis may only be written in your selected Competence Area. You can find additional information here if you choose to write your master's thesis in the Competence Area of Digital Transformation: Leadership, Human Resource Management and Change:
Your Career Prospects
Graduates of the Master's degree program in Management not only study foundational theory in management along with a focus on digitalization, but also become experts in a competence area. Program graduates are highly sought-after in many areas of industry and business:
- Executive Managerment (General Management):
Managers, including those starting a company, are key decision-makers within an organization. As a leader, you play a central role developing an organization - as well as from within an organization - by (1) creating organizational structures and processes to develop organizational core competencies, (2) designing group processes to support team development and, (3) strengthening individual skills by interpreting your leadership role.
- Consulting and Coaching:
As a consultant or a coach, you work directly on change and development, either by changing strategies, structures or cultures within organizations (consultants) or by developing groups and individuals (coaches).
- Head of the Human Resources:
As an operational area, HR departments create the framework for managers to be able to perform their duties and responsibilities. By working in an HR department, you make information and methods available to improve employee-management interaction and achieve business objectives. As head of HR, you also understand what it means to be a key partner for company management by supporting the company's development by designing corresponding HR systems and architectures.
You are already working and would like to complete the Master Management part-time?
It depends on how long you want to take your time for your master studies and how flexible your employer is. We offer many of the courses in block form to make it easier for working students to participate.
Below you will find two ways to complete the MSc Management in 6 or 8 semesters.