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Overview

As a truly global institution, BSBI is constantly striving to bring new opportunities and challenges to it students. Our mission is to help you grow in your studies and career whilst introducing you to the flourishing German business world. Thus, in this course, you will develop an understanding of essential management topics. Each module covers the latest trends and techniques, reflecting the changing nature of the global business environment that you will soon enter and thrive in. You can choose from a range of electives and adapt your degree to fit your career path. Our pathways are ideal if you want to succeed as a project manager, HR manager or start your own business.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation is in partnership with University for the Creative Arts (UCA), a Gold Standard institution under the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). As a result of this partnership, BSBI is able to offer the Global MBA programme. UCA is an acclaimed creative institution in the UK that ranks highly in all three of the major UK league tables. The university has also been ranked 13th out of all UK universities in the Guardian League Table 2020; and ranked no.7 in the 2021 Guardian League Tables for Business, Management & Marketing.

 

Secure your place on this programme by applying today for 2021 intakes - Find out how to apply here.

What will you experience?

BSBI has your professional success at heart. Our modern teaching methods and lectures will equip you with the necessary tools to overcome future challenges in the business world and become a leader in your industry. We have an academic focus on students; we feature top German and UK industry professionals as some of our lecturers, and we also welcome faculty from all over Europe. 

Who should take this programme?

Studying a Global MBA at BSBI will expose you to the international business environment and ensure you build a professional network that reaches all corners of the globe. Therefore, if you’re thinking about building a global career, studying this programme will help you to achieve your goals. In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore a variety of different career opportunities. 

Why study this course?

Our college attracts candidates with the vision of becoming future business leaders from across the world. Thus, proactive and ambitious individual who are motivated to acquire the academic and practical skills needed for understanding business management are ideal candidates for this 18-month degree programme.

Course Price

Tuition Price: €8,500

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Programme structure

This 18-month Global MBA programme consists of four terms. Throughout the first and second terms you will learn about key business topics including: accounting and managerial finance, systems and operations management and the various aspects of marketing. In your third term, you will select a specific pathway to help you tailor your programme to your career goals. The programme will close in your fourth term with a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

Modules
  • Marketing and Business Environment
  • Accounting and Managerial Finance
  • Systems and Operations Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Study Methods
  • Research Methodology
  • German Language studies
Pathway one - Entrepreneurship 
  • Entrepreneurial Business Management
  • Innovation and Product Development
Pathway two - Project Management
  • Project Management and Leadership
  • Cross-Cultural Management
Pathway three - HR Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Cross-Cultural Management
Pathway four - Marketing Management
  • Digital Marketing Communication
  • Global Marketing Management

Learning Outcomes of Global MBA Degree

By the end of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Discuss and apply a fully informed and detailed knowledge of business organisations, their people, financial, investments, marketing, and management models.
  • Assess markets, business models, communicate business needs and identify changing business scenarios in a management context.
  • Apply professional standards in design, presentation, and writing to clearly communicate your ideas to both specialist and non-specialist audience

Career Progression

The Global MBA programme increases self-confidence while developing essential soft skills. Students continuing their studies with the Global MBA programme will be equipped to access more employment opportunities when they launch their careers. Employed professionals will acquire knowledge to help them achieve promotions or assist in growing a business. An abundance of career options are available to Global MBA graduates in areas including entrepreneurship and marketing manager. Executive leadership positions are also an option.

  • Delivery: Online
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes
    • 2021: October
    • 2022: February, May, and October
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Awarding Body: Degree awarded by University for the Creative Arts
  • Price: €8,500

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Minimum age: 21

Academic qualifications: Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university. If you do not meet the academic requirements, you may be assessed on relevant work experience. You must have at least 3 years of management experience. 

English language requirements: 

  • IELTS – minimum OS 6.0 (with min 5.5 in each component) or equivalent test (i.e. Password Test, PTE, TOEFL IBT)
  • Applicants who achieved a bachelor’s degree or above* from a recognised university (according to NARIC), where the Method of Instruction was entirely in English (teaching and assessment) must submit a Medium of Instruction Letter
  • Canadian nationals who have completed a bachelor’s degree at an English-speaking University must submit a Medium of Instruction Letter
  • West African Certificates (WAEC AND NECO only) with a minimum of C6 in English and issued within the last 5 years. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is also accepted with an overall grade C or above. For Tanzania and Cameroon, we request an IELTS (or equivalent certificate).
  • Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge AICE certificates
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma can be accepted if: English Syllabus A: Standard or Higher Grade 4, or above and English Syllabus B: Standard Grade 5 or Higher Grade 4, or above
  • Nationals of a majority English speaking country who have taken their academic qualifications in that country, do not need to sit an English test ( Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Malta, New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, UK and USA

*Above bachelor’s degree can be postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, master’s degree, etc.

Here is a list of the basic computer system software and hardware requirements to use for the Online Delivery, which is based on Canvas. It is always recommended to use the most up-to-date versions and better internet connections. Canvas and its hosting infrastructure are designed for maximum compatibility and minimal requirements.

Computer Specifications

For best performance, students should access Canvas with a computer that supports the most recent browser versions. It is recommended to use a computer five years old or newer with at least the following specifications:

  • 2 GHz processor or faster
  • 1GB RAM or greater
  • 80 GB hard drive or larger
  • Cable/DSL broadband connection or better
  • 1024×768 or greater resolution monitor
  • Video card
  • Sound card with microphone and speakers

Operating System

Canvas only requires an operating system that can run the latest compatible web browsers. Computer’s operating system (Windows, Mac OSX, Linux) should be kept up to date with the latest recommended security updates and upgrades.

Internet Speed

Along with compatibility and web standards, Canvas has been crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments. It is recommended to have a minimum Internet speed of 512kbps, which is basic DSL.

What Browsers does Canvas Support?

Canvas supports all modern web browsers. It is recommended that students should download a second browser in case there are ever technical issues with the default browser. The supported browsers are:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Firefox

JavaScript needs to be enabled in the browser and the Java plug-in is required for screen sharing in Conferences.

For the best user experience on smartphones and tablets, Canvas mobile application is required.

  • iPhone and iPad mobile apps:

Operating system is iOS 13 or higher

Minimum of 150MB free memory space

  • Android app:

Operating system is Android 6.0 or higher

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for
  3. Complete all sections of the online application
  4. Submit online application
  5. Our Admissions Team will liaise with you with regards to next steps

The Virtual Student Lounge

BSBI offers you the opportunity to attend our Virtual Student Lounge to help you gain an insight into life at the school. Through a video call consultation, you’ll be able to get a virtual campus tour, learn more about our programmes, bursaries and scholarships, and get answers to any questions you might have regarding the admission procedure.