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Overview

BSBI has partnered with Concordia University Chicago (CUC) to provide an MBA designed and taught by business professionals and educators who are passionate about preparing ethical leaders for the global marketplace. 

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CUC MBA courses are recognised by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programmes (ACBSP). This means a CUC education incorporates excellent teaching methods with impressive student learning outcomes that ensure you will get the most out of your studies.

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

What will you experience?

The MBA degree aims to develop personalities capable of leading companies who drive ethical change. You will learn to think critically about business, how to problem-solve and how to create a leadership style relevant for a number of business areas including accounting, marketing, finance, not-for-profit management and many more.

The curriculum is made up of 12 core modules including Managing and Leading Effective Organisations, Accounting for Decision Making and Managing Human Capital. You will learn to harness the power of strategy and innovation which will help you create relevance in your business.

You will also be offered the chance to study the German language alongside your programme which is an excellent option for students who are thinking about staying and looking for work in Germany upon graduation. This is also a good way to enhance your opportunities in the global marketplace.

Why study this course?

An MBA is an extremely valuable business qualification to have and is an excellent way to develop the skills you need to accelerate your career and business. It can lead to more senior positions, better pay and an abundance of opportunities.

The variety of the core modules, specifically on this MBA programme, means you will gain knowledge of a number of different business areas. This will help you to be more commercial and open-minded when it comes to forming professional relationships and driving your organisation forward.

Course Price

Price*: €9,000/year 

 Apply for the MBA programme and save 10% on your fees! Terms and conditions apply*.

*Please note: partial scholarships are available. Scholarships are awarded and managed by Berlin School of Business and Innovation and not Concordia University Chicago.

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

The 12 modules comprising the CUC MBA cover all aspects of business leadership. Each module is designed to build on previous modules toward the development of skilled professionals who are ready to apply an ethical business philosophy to the international marketplace. A thesis is not required.

Modules
  • Managing and Leading Effective Organisations
  • Global Marketing in the Digital Era
  • Ethics, Law and Communication in Decision Making
  • Organisational Behavior for Competitive Advantage
  • Economics for Managers
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Strategy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Human Capital
  • Statistics Applied to Managerial Problems
  • Global Management
  • Financial Management
  • Capstone*

*Note: This is the final course of the programme and should be taken after all other modules are completed.

Benefits of the BSBI Concordia University Chicago MBA

Students will:

  • Study in Berlin, a city filled with historical landmarks, quirky coffee shops and endless restaurants to explore outside of studying
  • Learn to speak like a local with our option of learning German for three hours a week
  • Expand their knowledge with textbooks, academic journals, online lectures and much more
  • Work collaboratively with tutors and fellow students to discuss topics and work on interactive projects
  • Attend field trips, practical workshops and guest speaker events
Features of the Concordia University Chicago MBA

Students will:

  • Receive an academically rigorous and professionally relevant business programme that covers a range of topics: finance, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurialism, digital marketing, economics and more.
  • Develop excellent communication and collaboration skills through team interaction with peers.
  • Analyse organisational and business challenges using case studies; apply critical and creative thinking to develop innovative business outcomes.
  • Select appropriate data analytics and technologies to develop business solutions and improve organisational performance
  • Integrate a global interconnectedness perspective into business philosophy and practice.
  • Demonstrate an ability to create a business proposal for a new and innovative idea through a capstone course synthesising theoretical business knowledge and its practical application.

Specialisation Options

The specialisation programmes are a series of three or four modules that allow you to focus your expertise in Finance, Digital Marketing, Health Care Management or Project Management. These modules are in addition to your MBA modules. Students can study only one specialisation programme. Fee per student is €1,200 per specialisation programme. The delivery of a specialisation programme is subject to a minimum of 15 students enrolled in the programme. 

  • Fundamentals of Money & Banking
  • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • Intermediate Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Health Care Systems I
  • Health Care Systems II
  • Innovation Best Practices in Health Care Management
  • Health Care Analytics
  • Digital Strategy & Planning
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Managing Projects
  • Project Resources and Teams
  • Project Monitoring and Controls

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Plan, implement and analyse business and leadership strategies with confidence
  • Understand ethical issues in business and develop leadership strategies that take these into account
  • Implement creative and innovative solutions to drive your business’s performance
  • Use your communication skills to develop professional business relationships
  • Integrate your global perspective into your business philosophy and practice

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Career Progression

The MBA programme increases self-confidence while developing essential soft skills. Students continuing their studies with the 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 contribute to growing a business. An abundance of career options are available to MBA graduates in areas including: entrepreneurship, digital marketing, health care management, finance, project management and executive leadership positions.

  • Delivery: On campus 
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intakes 2021: March | May | October
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by Concordia University Chicago (CUC)
  • Price*: €9,000/year 

Offer

Benefit from reduced fees when you apply for the MBA programme before 30 June 2021. Save 10% on your fees! Partial Scholarships are also available. Terms and conditions apply.*

*Terms and Conditions:

  • Only international students are eligible for this offer

  • Not applicable for European passport holders, they have a separate European fees

  • To secure the offer, a minimum deposit of €2,000 must be paid before the deadline

  • The tuition fee balance must be paid before the start of the programme

  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or scholarships

  • Terms and conditions of the Study Agreement are still applicable

  • Students who have already paid a deposit towards Feb, May or Oct 2021 intakes will receive the same discount upon registering on campus

  • Students who have deferred from any 2020 intake will not receive this offer

 

*Please note: partial scholarships are available. Scholarships are awarded and managed by Berlin School of Business and Innovation and not Concordia University Chicago.

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:
    • Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution.
    • GPA earned 2.25 or above.
  • English language requirements:
    • IELTS – minimum score of 6.0, or;
    • 72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – for these programmes which are provided by CUC, the DI code is 1140, or;
    • Submit proof of successful completion of Level 112 at an English Language.
    • PASSWORD minimum score of 6.0

International students who have earned an advanced degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or students from an international English-speaking university (in which the lingua franca is English) do not need to submit English language scores.

 

The CUC MBA programme is for creative, innovative and aspirational individuals who are highly motivated to build and lead businesses. Students and professionals with ambitious business career goals will thrive in and out of the classroom, gaining practical and theoretical knowledge that will help them create their future and that of the society they serve. A thesis is not required.

  • A completed application form
  • Certified copies of your qualifications, certificates and transcripts from any institution where a degree was earned
  • Statement in support of application
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the applicant’s potential for success in a graduate programme
  • A colour copy of the full photo page of your passport – please ensure the entire page is displayed
  • One passport size photo (jpeg format 150x150 pixels if sending digitally).
  • A copy of your CV/ résumé (in English)

Applying to study the MBA programme has never been easier. 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 Admission 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.

You’ll also be able to discover more about living and studying in Europe’s start-up capital, Berlin and find out more about the services on offer at BSBI.