Global MBA

The Global MBA focuses on developing an individual’s business skills and preparing them for working in an international environment. By pursuing a Global MBA, students learn to seek out business opportunities across the globe and the ability to manage the complexities involved.

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NEW! BSBI’s MBA Alumni can now continue their education and earn a degree in MSc in International Business & Management in 6 months. The degree is awarded by the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE). Learn more.

Overview


To remain internationally-orientated, Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) cooperates with International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, a distance teaching university recognised by the Ministry of Education, University and Research in Italy.

BSBI is also in partnership with CETT, a leading higher education school in tourism, hospitality and gastronomy. This programme is accredited by UNINETTUNO and taught at CETT`s campus in Barcelona, so students can live in Barcelona, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, while continuing to progress in their career goals.

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.

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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.

The course is delivered on campus with full access to state-of-the art facilities. Students will also have additional access to course and reading materials via the UNINETTUNO platform.

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.

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)

You will earn a master’s degree with 90 ECTS. This helps student mobility in the EU when it comes to transferring credits from one higher education institution to another.

Programme Price

INTAKES:

Barcelona: April, November

2024 April: €13,500

2024 November: €14,150

Programmes delivered in English or Spanish.

*Terms and conditions apply. Find out more here.

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 the programme to your career goals. The programme will end after your fourth term with a dissertation on a topic of your choice. The pathway will be offered if the minimum class size of 15 students is met to ensure a good academic experience.

You will also be able to attend modules on academic research methods alongside your master’s degree subjects. During your final term, you will research and prepare a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

The modules of this programme are offered and delivered on campus. Students will also have additional access to course and reading materials via the UNINETTUNO platform.

MODULES

  • Marketing and Business Environment 
  • Accounting and Managerial Finance 
  • Systems and Operations Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

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

  • 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. 

BSBI’s dedicated Careers Service helps Global MBA students and alumni reach their career goals and realise their potential. The Service offers specialised support and aims to build long-lasting relationships with local and national employers. To find out more about the support available, visit the Careers Service website.

 

Earn a second degree with

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE), in partnership with the Berlin School of Business and Innovation, is offering the opportunity to enrich your professional experience and degree qualification with this new programme. 

MSc in International Business & Management Top Up Degree

Leveraging the strong strategic alliances as members of the largest university network, Global University Systems, BSBI and UE are collaborating to provide a new access to UE’s MSc in International Business & Management degree.

This top-up semester is tailored to students looking to advance their qualifications in quantitative and qualitative research design, modelling and techniques. With the BSBI MBA degree, and the MSc in International Business & Management top-up, participants will be optimally prepared for a management position at international level. 

Upon completion of the modules which include writing a master thesis, UE will award students the MSc in International Business & Management degree.