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Overview

Berlin School of Business and Innovation’s Global MBA is an 18-month programme offered in partnership with Universita Telematica Internazionale.

Designed for ambitious individuals who are passionate about creating and running their own organisations, the Global MBA programme will help you to develop transferable skills that can be applied in a number of different industries whilst building your knowledge of the challenges facing the international business environment.

Additionally, you will choose an elective pathway to help you to tailor your degree to meet your career goals.

Secure your place on this programme by applying today for October 2020 or 2021 intakes - Find out how to apply here.

What will you experience?

Throughout the Global MBA programme, you’ll develop your understanding of essential management topics including marketing, finance, operations and leadership. You’ll also be able to pick an elective subject to steer your degree towards your chosen career path which is ideal if you’re considering taking a leadership role in project management, HR management or if you want to establish your own business.

Each of our modules covers the latest trends and techniques to reflect the evolving nature of the global business environment. Whilst studying, you’ll learn through a practical and interactive teaching approach whilst discussing new concepts with your tutors and classmates. You’ll also learn how theories are applied in practice, including through an internship.

All students have the option to learn the German language.

Why study this course?

This master’s degree is tailored to develop management and leadership skills according to your specific career ambitions. You will acquire the most relevant and up-to-date know-how and competencies to increase your employability and boost your career, enabling you to move on to more senior positions in your field of choice.

In addition, BSBI’s blended study mode means that you will have the flexibility to fit the course around your schedule, including work and family responsibilities.

You will earn an Italian master’s degree with 90 European University Credits (ECTS).

Whilst students may be familiar with the Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) qualification, a Global MBA offers something slightly different. Whereas a standard MBA programme will focus on ensuring individuals develop the skills needed to create, build and grow a business, a Global MBA goes one step further. Individuals will understand how to take these businesses global and how to navigate the challenges of an increasingly globalised world.

Studying a Global MBA 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. Furthermore, the demand for global management professionals is high and increasing. Gaining a Global MBA will help you to stand out from other candidates whilst also developing your knowledge of how to navigate a dynamic and challenging environment.

There are a number of opportunities a graduate with a Global MBA degree could consider pursuing ranging from consultant level roles all the way through to managerial roles and directorships. Several of the roles you may consider include: international trade policy advisor, global management consultant, international sales manager, business development manager and global marketing manager.

For those considering taking on a consultancy role, you can expect a salary of up to €50,000. Alternatively, if you are aiming for a managerial role, you can expect a salary of between €50,000 through to €80,000.

Course Price

International Students Price: €13,250

EU Students Price: €7,000

*Partial scholarships are available. 

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

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.

You will also have the opportunity to attend modules on academic research methods as well as to learn the German language alongside your programme.

The Global MBA is delivered through a blended learning method, which involves a mixture of face-to-face lectures at the BSBI campus in Berlin, and attendance at online modules via the UNINETTUNO University platform.

Modules
  • Marketing and Business Environment 
  • Accounting and Managerial Finance 
  • Systems and Operations Management
  • German Language studies
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Leadership Development Programme (in partnership with LSBF Executive Education-Optional)
  • Research Methods and Dissertation
Pathway one - Entrepreneurship 

Module 1: Entrepreneurial Business Management

Module 2: Innovation and Product Development 

Pathway two - Project Management

Module 1: Project Management and Leadership

Module 2: Cross-Cultural Management

Pathway three - HR Management

Module 1: Human Capital Management

Module 2: Cross-Cultural Management

Pathway four - Marketing Management

Module 1: Global Marketing Management

Module 2: Digital Marketing Communications

Learning Outcomes of Global MBA Degree

Graduates will be able to:

  • Develop innovative approaches to solve professional problems
  • Critically reflect on their efficiency to solve a range of issues
  • Effectively communicate with teams and colleagues on different types of media
  • Identify appropriate leadership styles for different situations
  • Successfully manage and motivate people
  • Manage activities and operations
  • Engage effectively with stakeholders

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Career Progression

There are a number of opportunities a graduate with a Global MBA degree could consider pursuing ranging from consultant level roles all the way through to managerial roles and directorships.

Roles include international trade policy advisor, global management consultant, international sales manager, business development manager and global marketing manager. 

  • Delivery: Blended (on campus and online)*
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes 2020: October
  • Intakes 2021: February | May | October
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO
  • Official Italian title: Master di Primo / Secondo Livello 
    For more information about the Italian Higher Education System please visit cimea.it/en/
  • Price: €13,250 (international students) | €7,000 (EU students)

*The modules of this programme are offered via the blended learning method. Students will attend the online modules via the UNINETTUNO University platform and face-to-face at the BSBI campus in Berlin.  
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 score of 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) or PTE – minimum score of 50 or equivalent. English proficiency requirements can be waived for:Native English speakers, applicants who completed their education in English (such as a high school diploma or IB) or applicants who completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English-speaking country.

*According to the Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO admission criteria.

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

FREE Executive Education- Leadership Development course

BSBI is pleased to announce a new partnership with London School of Business and Finance Executive Education (LSBF EE). BSBI master’s students will be able to take advantage of this opportunity and take one of LSBF’s EE courses – the Leadership Development Programme.

The five-day course will be offered to BSBI students completely free of charge and is taught by leading academics, giving you an expert insight into becoming an ideal leader.

By the end of the course, you will be armed with essential knowledge on how to inspire and motivate your staff, carving out a leadership style for yourself that will help you get the most out of your team and make your organisation soar.

Leadership Development Programme

The course will focus on:

  • Defining leadership
  • Improving your management approach
  • Boosting your communication and coaching skills
  • Understanding emotional intelligence
  • Learning how to build trust and loyalty within your organisation