A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.
Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.
The Republic of Austria boasts a vast political, educational and artistic culture. The geography of Austria also allows for all types of seasonal experiences.
Master's Degree in Business Studies in Austria
The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]
CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.
The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]
The master programme International Business Administration (Master IBW) will be offered in its new structure as an interdisciplinary study programme as of winter semester 2016/2017. [+]
This Master Degree Program has been developed as a management degree in the synergetic areas of sports, culture as well as events management with a strong international focus. [+]
This comprehensive new master's degree, with its international orientation, allows students to choose from one of two specialisations, whilst simultaneously offering a wide range of electives. [+]
Master in International Business Studies FT
It is nowadays a truism that accelerating globalisation makes the world of international business a demanding and challenging place. Yet it is important to remember that change has always been part of the way we live our lives. Historically, people who have been the most successful at handling change have been those who have engaged in higher education at some point in their lives.
Successful people are generally those who have an attitude of not just adapting to changing circumstances, but who anticipate the direction of change and who can thrive in dynamic environments.
By studying international business at FH Kufstein you can be assured that you will receive a truly modern higher education in business that will help you succeed.... [-]
The Environmental and Sustainability Management master degree programme will be launched in September 2012, subject to accreditation by the University of Applied Sciences Council. Courses [+]
Master Environmental and Sustainability Management
Language of instruction: German
The Environmental and Sustainability Management master programme provides the skills you require to assume a high-level position in Austria or abroad. It gives you the expertise to work on either the client side or as a service provider, and to independently apply your professional know-how using focused, results-driven approaches.
You will develop the abilities needed to support companies and organisations looking to implement policies and strategies aimed at enhancing environmental sustainability, and nurturing a sense of corporate and social responsibility. You will also be in a position to plan and execute environmental initiatives. ... [-]
The Master programme in Management of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses master’s programme is aimed at business graduates looking to pursue a career in a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). [+]
Master Management of Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise
Language of instruction: German/some courses in English
Programme overviewLeadership in SMEs Managing SMEs Entrepreneurship Leadership in crisis situations Corporate succession Applications-based research Business case study/business simulation
Graduates of the Master programme will have the skills required to:manage SMEs with a view to achieving company objectives, evaluating key management indicators and implementing appropriate responses based on their assessment; lead staff in SMEs, with the aim of achieving corporate objectives; set up their own business and execute growth strategies for SMEs; drive forward targeted innovation processes within the company; identify crisis situations in SMEs, and identify, implement and evaluate suitable corrective measures; introduce controlling policies and tools in SMEs, assess their suitability and respond accordingly to the results generated; analyse and evaluate key SME performance indicators, and develop and implement measures designed to achieve specific company objectives; lead SMEs in crisis situations and take the necessary steps to resolve the crisis; evaluate potential problems in the corporate succession process and implement appropriate responses; complete the procedure of closing a business. [-]
The Master programme in Management is directed at students who aim to reach a position of management responsibility in companies or other organisations during their career ... [+]
Language of instruction: German (some courses in English)
General modules (compulsory)Principles of sustainable management Sustainable organisational development Performance management Leadership Applications-based research Business case study/business simulation
Elective: Controlling (option 1)
Controlling and company analysis
Elective: Human Resource Management (option 2)
Strategic HR management and Operational HR management[-]
The Master programme Marketing and Sales is targeting Austrian and international graduates aiming to expand their expertise in marketing, key account management and brand management. [+]
Master Marketing and Sales
Language of instruction: English
Graduates of the Master programme Marketing and Sales are qualified to take on a wide range of responsibilities, including:
Developing marketing plans and strategies Managing collaboration with agencies and heads of marketing Negotiating and concluding contracts Recruiting and training sales staff Designing sales strategies and distribution networks Carrying out market research and sales planning activities Drawing up pricing strategies Budgeting (and controlling)
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Every September we welcome a new intake of students of our degree programme, which is taught exclusively in English. Students develop expertise in recognising general commercial, as well as [+]
Master International Business and Export Management
Every September we welcome a new intake of students of our degree programme, which is taught exclusively in English. Students develop expertise in recognising general commercial, as well as export-related opportunities which arise from a company’s operating environment and might benefit a certain project or the business as a whole.
The Master degree in International Business and Export Management puts students in a position to assume senior management and leadership functions in private and public sector organisations with a strong focus on export-related and international activities. The programme also aims to help you develop the strategic insight and leadership qualities which managers and entrepreneurs need to hold their own in an increasingly competitive environment.... [-]
The Master programme Tourism and Leisure Management lasts four semesters and is offered in a full-time version. It includes three theory-based and one applied research and training semester. [+]
Master in Tourism and Leisure Management
Language of instruction: English
Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our Master programme, which is taught exclusively in English.
Qualification profiles and key competences
To be successful in management functions of the tourism and leisure industry, competences along the entire value chain are particularly important.
These competences include:Designing products, processes and services to create value Managing organisations and projectsDeveloping integrated marketing and communication strategies Developing effective sales designs Fact-based decision making and a sound understanding of the tourism systems. ... [-]
interdisciplinary training win in the modern and complex world of work is becoming increasingly important. With the Master Degree in business [+]
The program "International Business & Management" combines state-of-the-art teaching methods with latest insights from management research and business practice. [+]
The program combines state-of-the-art teaching methods with latest insights from management research and business practice. Highly esteemed speakers – scientists, entrepreneurs and managers from Austria and abroad – guarantee the highest-level integration of theory and practice. Students will be equipped with solutions to the challenges arising from the rapidly changing world of international business, and will be prepared to pursue further academic careers.
Based on the students’ undergraduate management education and their experience as working professionals in profit-oriented enterprises and NPOs, this program does more than just theorizing global business and management. It provides a holistic approach with emphases ranging from multi-domestic markets and environments to global strategy and business development. We explore international marketing and sales initiatives, performance management and financial engineering as well as intercultural human resources and diversity management. ... [-]
The Master Program General Management has been designed for motivated, dedicated and outstanding graduates of Bachelor or Diploma degree programs who are not only interested [+]
Master Program General Management
The Master Program General Management has been designed for motivated, dedicated and outstanding graduates of Bachelor or Diploma degree programs who are not only interested in attaining key management positions, but who also wish to learn how to solve current issues and face future challenges within businesses and at organizations. The program prepares students for a career in a dynamic, global and competitive environment. This four-semester Master Program qualifies graduates for a variety of key management positions. The program is held in English, supporting its international and practice-oriented character. Students will acquire and develop professional and subject-related language skills.... [-]
The Master’s degree program in Economics offers an advanced academic education in the field of Economics. Graduates of the program are educated for academically [+]
Master's Degree in EconomicsThe Master’s degree program in Economics offers an advanced academic education in the field of Economics. Graduates of the program are educated for academically oriented professions and can also qualify for admission to the PhD in Economics program.The Master’s degree program is aimed at applicants who wish to pursue challenging professions at national and international institutions in economic policy and economic research, work at private companies, work in public administration, or pursue a career in academia and research.Students will learn advanced modern methods of economic theory and empirical economic research. Student can select courses in accordance to their interests and specialize in a variety of economic topics including international trade and commerce, job market and labor economics, industrial economics or economics in the public sector. Courses will be held mainly in English and will enable students to acquire active and passive language skills on a professional and multidisciplinary level.Students who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree program in Business with a major in Economics can pursue their intended career and broaden their knowledge of economics by selecting specialized courses from other fields of business studies. First-year students in the Master’s degree program in Economics who did not specialized in Economics during their undergraduate studies in business must enroll in the course "Principles in Economics and Management" to cover base knowledge in methods of economic theory and empiricism in the Master’s degree program.... [-]
This Master in Training and Development (MTD) program is unique as a university course in the entire German-speaking countries, since it is designed to be academic, practice-oriented, and to develop personalities at ... [+]
Master in Training and Development (MTD)
University Course for Economy Training, Organisational Development and Human Resource Management
The modular training program of this part-time master program conveys relevant basic knowledge and instrumental know-how, and it furthers the development of the participants' personalities. The acquisition of the social competences which will determine success in the European and global competition is at the core of this master degree, which is innovative and unique in Central Europe, and which has rightfully been labelled the "Salzburg manager training model".
This master program is unique as a university course in the entire German-speaking countries, since it is designed to be academic, practice-oriented, and to develop personalities at the same time. The study program aims to convey skills and knowledge which give consideration to the requirements of the future training market. The goal of the course is the development of an authentic, socially intelligent and competent training and leadership personality. The following competences are focussed on: The understanding of group processes, the teaching of insight regarding space for manoeuvre and change, the solution of internal organisational conflicts, the facilitation of the ability of organisations to learn and innovate, the consulting of organisations and executives. The complex qualifications of executives needed in the future will also be discussed in this course: The ability to moderate processes of organisational development, socially intelligent coaching of employees, the ability of containment in the face of growing stress conditions in the world of work. Therefore, this course is highly recommendable for the development of the social competences of executives. Completing this course not only has personal benefits for the participants, but also provides considerable additional benefit for their employers in companies and organisations.... [-]