Master Program in Business Studies in Belgium

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Business Studies

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.

Belgium is known as the heart of Europe and a hub for international networking. As international students in Belgium you be surrounded by a multicultural community.

Master Program in Business Studies in Belgium

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CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Louvain-la-Neuve

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 MIM Master’s in International Management 

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.... [-]


Master in Business Management – Triple Degree program (ICHEC – UCL –ULB).

ICHEC Brussels Management School
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Organized over a period of two years, this 120-credits Master's degree program, mainly non-specialized, enables students to improve their competence in various subjects related to commercial sciences. [+]

Organized over a period of two years, this 120-credits Master's degree program, mainly non-specialized, enables students to improve their competence in various subjects related to commercial sciences. Under an agreement between ICHEC, ULB and UCL, students have to follow 15 ECTS credits on the ULB campus and one option module worth 15 ECTS credits on one of the UCL campuses (Louvain-la-Neuve or Mons) in addition to the core program. Both the UCL and the ULB also participate in the supervision of MA Dissertations. An internship period is organized. A thesis is also required. A student graduating from this program will qualify as « Master in Business Management ». Languages Language teaching is one of the main assets of ICHEC. Indeed, being located at the heart of Belgium and Europe, the future manager is expected to master several foreign languages. The languages taught at ICHEC are: English, Dutch, German, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese. Modern teaching methods are used in small interactive classes (more or less 20 students). Language teachers also provide students with complementary services. Students are given access to:     Remedial classes (to help students)     E-learning self-study methods using Internet websites, on-line listening-comprehension exercises and grammar exercises.     A language laboratory to train pronunciation and grammar skills     Continuous assessment (all-year-long through various tests)     Dutch classes for beginners. Students concerned: students who have never attended Dutch classes.     Summer prep classes (in Dutch and English)     Conversation tables     Email exchanges with a partner school in the Netherlands.     International language examinations (Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal).     Cultural trips abroad (Berlin …)     Research and development of teaching methods Other benefits International openness     The school is located in Brussels, a multicultural capital-city open to the world     It has privileged relationships with several organizations both at local and international level, which have led to effective collaboration programmes, namely with the University of Bukavu or with the Clemson University Brussels Center     International opportunities : international exchange programmes, internships abroad, possibility to specialize in international management, access to grants awarded by AWEX . Connections with an active business environment and the reality of the outside world     Strong links between faculty members and the business world     Foothold in business right from the first year     Education given at ICHEC is both scientific and professional : management training combines a critical approach of rigorous concepts and a practical involvement in the reality of the business world [-]

Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Vlerick Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Leuven

You have the ideas - we’ll teach you how to think and act like an innovative entrepreneur! Today’s business world is constantly changing and management strategies need to be redefined non-stop. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Belgium. You have the ideas - we’ll teach you how to think and act like an innovative entrepreneur! Today’s business world is constantly changing and management strategies need to be redefined non-stop. So, companies are looking for people who can generate new ideas, apply frameworks and respond to this changing environment. This programme teaches you how to identify and manage new business opportunities. It’s the gateway to a career as an innovative leader in any kind of company- a large consultancy firm, a multinational, or your own business. During the discruption tour to Silicon Valley you'll get the chance to visit innovative companies, investors and incubators. Financial Times: We’re ranked No. 9 worldwide in the Financial Times’ MBA ranking for Entrepreneurship. This programme takes place in Leuven, one of Belgium’s most vibrant university towns and a high-tech hotspot in Europe. Our partner University (KU Leuven) is considered the second most innovative European university, behind Imperial College London, in a 2015 ranking by press agency Reuters. KU Leuven is ranked 16th worldwide. Programme Content In the first part of the programme you'll get a broad view on all management domains. Starting with a crash course on management essentials, you then move on to the core subjects. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action learning challenges and personal development exercises. Throughout the year you'll work with your team on developing your own new business idea during the start-up accelerator. Experienced coaches will help and challenge you on the way. The second part of the programme focuses entirely on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. You'll first take some specialised courses and then choose an industry-focused strategic innovation boot camp. One of the highlights of the year is no doubt the disruption tour to Silicon valley in which you'll visit several innovative start-ups and get to meet successful entrepreneurs. In the last two months of the programme you'll either work on an innovation consultancy project or your own start-up. During Summer, you can apply for an optional internship in a start-up through one of our partners’ incubator or accelerator programmes. Learning Experience Your heart races when you see new ways of working and producing. Where others may see chaos, you see exciting market disruption. Our Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will transform your way of thinking into a true innovation mindset. You'll acquire the necessary skills to start a business, create innovations, manage change, and lead others in the process of turning an idea into a viable business opportunity. This Masters includes a disruption tour to Silicon Valley, with visits to innovative companies, investors and incubators. It is the ideal preparation for a wide spectrum of career opportunities, such as becoming an entrepreneur, an innovation manager in a large corporation or an innovation and R&D consultant. You will learn new concepts through hands-on experience with a two-month, full-time innovation consultancy assignment or your own start-up. [-]

Masters in International Management & Strategy

Vlerick Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Want to compete on the international level? Our Masters in International Management & Strategy gives you the tools and skills to take the first steps towards an international career in business and management. [+]

Want to compete on the international level? Our Masters in International Management & Strategy gives you the tools and skills to take the first steps towards an international career in business and management. This programme offers you the possibility to experience different business cultures. You'll spend up to 3 months abroad including an immersion in China and a global consultancy project abroad. Combining a rigorous analytical approach with a thorough knowledge of international business, this highly selective and demanding programme is the perfect preparation for a career in strategic consulting or high-level management. Programme Content You'll start with a crash course on all management essentials, before moving on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development exercises. In the second part of the programme, you'll focus on International Management & Strategy topics. You'll also have the opportunity to choose an industry-focused strategy boot camp. The Global Immersion trip to China will give you insights on how business is done in other cultures. In the final stage of the programme, you'll spend another 2 months abroad during your Global Consultancy Project. Learning Experience You are a strategist and an analytical thinker. Enter our Masters in International Management & Strategy and prepare to change the world of global business. This programme challenges you to work on an advanced level with topics focused on running and developing global organisations. You will spend 3 months abroad through the global immersion trip to China and the global consultancy project We cover all of the major management disciplines (finance, marketing, operations,…) combined with insights in advanced data and strategy analytics. Today’s business leaders need these skills to master the fundamentals of business success in complex and dynamic markets. Through the unique combination of strategy and international business courses, you’ll have the knowledge and skills necessary to formulate and implement the strategic decisions companies are searching for in the multi-faceted reality of globalisation. [-]

Master of Business Economics (Leuven)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

The Master of Science in Business Economics programme emphasises the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills in an area of specialisation related to the corporate world. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Belgium. Education The Master of Science in Business Economics programme emphasises the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills in an area of specialisation related to the corporate world. By combining this programme with initial specialisations from the bachelor's programme, you will develop deeper insight into a broad range of fields and fine-tune your personal graduation profile. On completing this programme, you will be able to apply scientific frameworks independently and critically, allowing you to evolve continuously in a dynamic society. KU Leuven occupies a leading position in management and economic research and is highly ranked by the European Economic Association. Top-level research and education complement and strengthen each other. The Faculty of Economics and Business Alumni Association includes many leaders of industry, ensuring excellent career opportunities for our graduates. This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis. Profile You have an entrepreneurial personality with broad socio-economic interests. You are fascinated by the business world and would like to pursue a management career in strategy, international business or finance. To start this programme, students need a solid background in economics or business economics. They should have acquired the basic conceptual frameworks of diverse areas in business economics and have a sufficiently broad view on the general economic and social contexts in which business operates as well as on the human networks within these organisations. Specifically, students need: sufficient analytical skills which will allow them to complete advanced courses in management; background knowledge of other social scientific disciplines related to managerial sciences; sufficient knowledge of economics. Admission Requirements PRIOR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants should hold a university Bachelor's degree in Economics or Business Economics comparable to a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Economics or Business Engineering from the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven, Campus Leuven (click here to have a look at the Bachelor of Business Economics from KU Leuven) They should have a solid background in macroeconomics, microeconomics, mathematics and statistics. During their prior education, applicants should have acquired the basic conceptual frameworks of diverse areas in business economics and have a sufficient broad view on the general economic and social contexts in which business operates and on the human networks within these organisations. Comparability is evaluated by the faculty on the basis of the required documents provided by the applicant through the official online application procedure. PROOF OF PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH All applicants have to submit a satisfactory score on one of the following internationally recognized test of English language proficiency: - TOEFL (minimum score 575 paper-based, 233 computer-based, 90 internet-based) - IELTS (minimum score 7) No other proficiency tests will be accepted. An exemption from TOEFL or IELTS is possible for applicants with a university degree or high school degree earned in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or the USA: the certified degree and transcripts suffice, provided they confirm that the entire study was completed in English. OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTS All applicants should provide the following documents: - Certified copies of transcripts, degrees and, if available, a ranking indication - A course description of all relevant courses - A letter of motivation written and signed by the applicant, explaining the choice for Leuven and for this particular programme - Two recommendation forms, filled out and signed, and mailed in a closed envelope signed over the lid by the referee to the Faculty of Economics and Business, Campus Leuven. Forms not provided in a closed envelope signed across the lid by the referee will be regarded as void. The recommendation forms can also be mailed directly by the referee to fbe@econ.kuleuven.be. These documents suffice for applicants with a non-Belgian degree from - universities that have an exchange agreement with the Faculty of Economics and Business of KU Leuven, Campus Leuven click here) - universities that are in the global top 200 in the most recent THE or QS world university rankings Additional information is required for applicants from other universities as it is impossible for us to reliably assess the comparability. In those cases a GMAT- or GRE-result above the 75th percentile on the quantitative part is required. The faculty evaluates all applications and has the final say on the admissibility of the applicant, taking into account the relevant information. Application files will not be processed as long as they are incomplete. Objectives Building on previously acquired general economic knowledge and insights in business, the student is taught to judge complex business structures and propose creative solutions independently or in a team. He develops the skills to take on a management function in a company, he learns to fit decisions in with the whole structure of a company and assess strategic consequences for other departments of the company. He has a lot of specialised knowledge, but is also very versatile. The programme consists of a compulsory part, a major and a minor and a Master's Thesis. - The compulsory programme aims to lend the students insight into the strategic consequences of certain decisions. - The major lends depth in a sufficiently broadly defined functional area, which trains the student for a management position with a wide variety of tasks within this area. - The minor allows the student to choose between a further deepening of the area discussed in the major, or a broadening in other areas/disciplines. After graduation Graduates generally take up managerial and/or research positions in business, national and international institutions, and in managerial functions at universities. Given the variety of skills acquired, you will be highly sought-after by a wide range of companies (from small firms to multinational corporations) in a variety of positions and sectors in Belgium or abroad. You can pursue a career as: auditor entrepreneur consultant financial analyst financial manager project manager sales manager stockbroker This is only a small selection of the many options available to you. (Inter)national The Faculty of Economics and Business has close links with top business schools around the world, such as Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, University of Cardiff in the UK, Hanken in Finland, SKEMA Business School in France, the University of Illinois in the United States, the University of Sydney and the University of Adelaide in Australia, Queen's University in Canada, Tsinghua and Fudan University in China, PUC in Brazil, City University of Hong Kong and many more institutions both in Europe and overseas. For students MSc in Business Economics, the faculty offers an additional semester at one of these destinations after completing 2 semesters in Leuven. Make your experience truly international by studying in different parts of the world. Spotlight Our mission is to develop participants' critical, conceptual, problem-solving and decision-making skills. A master's degree from KU Leuven's Faculty of Economics and Business equips students with fundamental and conceptual knowledge and with analytical tools to cope effectively with the problems of the current and constantly changing business and economic environment. Adopting a research-based approach, the school focuses on the disciplines that underlie business operations and economic decisions. This enables its graduates to acquire the necessary skills and tools for coping with current and future challenges. [-]

Master in Management

Louvain School of Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Louvain-la-Neuve

This master is designed to prepare for management positions in private and public organisations. It develops students’ abilities to integrate the theories and concepts of management for their effective and controlled application in a professional universe; situate organisations in their socio-economic and institutional context, in order to understand the interdependencies between organisation and environment and translate them into management decisions; integrate the realities of international competition into "socially responsible" management practices. [+]

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? This master is designed to prepare for management positions in private and public organisations. It develops students’ abilities to: integrate the theories and concepts of management for their effective and controlled application in a professional universe; situate organisations in their socio-economic and institutional context, in order to understand the interdependencies between organisation and environment and translate them into management decisions; integrate the realities of international competition into "socially responsible" management practices. WE OFFER Professional focus courses in the field of management with in-depth study of the distinctive disciplines of the manager: Management Control, Finance, Marketing, Strategy and Human Resources; A course on corporate social responsibility as well as a seminar on topical issues in economics and management; Two option courses: each made up of three courses. These option courses enable students to specialize in one or two fields of management, either in a particular discipline or in a multidisciplinary field: Marketing (EN-FR), Finance and Accounting (EN-FR), Innovation Management (EN), European Business (EN), E-Business (EN), Management Research (EN), Entrepreneurship (EN-FR), Human Resource Management (EN-FR) An optional international exchange (or elective courses at LSM An optional internship and a final master’s thesis. OUR INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: This master offers: -> Possibility to do an academic exchange in one of our 145 partner universities. -> Access to 3 challenging international premium tracks, for high-profile students aiming at an international career: 1. CEMS-MIM: CEMS Master’s in International Management A top-ranked joint degree delivered by CEMS School Members. A postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a selected group of students enrolled in a Master’s programme in one of the 29 leading universities in the CEMS Alliance. Offers double degree: Master from the LSM and the CEMS Master in International Management Experience studying abroad in one of the 29 CEMS School in Europe or outside Europe Access to a network of CEMS Corporate Partners (multinational and local companies): Annual Career Forum, Soft Skills Seminars, etc… Practice of 3 languages - one of which must be English. 2. International Business - IB 25 selected students the opportunity to act as intrapreneurs, undertaking concrete initiatives in an international context and transforming ideas into business success. One year abroad: 3 to 6 months of academic exchange in a partner university and a 6-month internship within an international SME, multinational or NGO outside Europe. 3. Double Degree – DD A fantastic opportunity to become an expert in specific management fields; to discover another teaching method; to immerse in another country and to bring language skills to a professional level. These programmes aim to prepare future business leaders to handle global development and acquire international management competencies, in a cross-cultural environment and to develop a global mindset. Graduate from two different renowned universities Double Degree partner institutions: Aalto University School of Business (Helsinki, Finland) Norwegian School of Economics (Bergen, Norway) Nova School of Business and Economics (Lisbon, Portugal) Universität zu Köln (Cologne, Germany) Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania) KULeuven (Leuven, Belgium) Instituto Superior Técnico - Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal [-]

Master in Business Engineering

Louvain School of Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Louvain-la-Neuve

This master is designed to strengthen the management skills of students having a background in sciences and technologies (energy, electronics and telecommunications, mechanical engineering and processes, physics…) in addition to their training in economics and management and quantitative methods. This programme focuses particular attention on developing students’ ability to model and set out management problems so as to propose solutions and improvements, and to make use of technological processes and learn how to manage them. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Belgium. FOR WHO? This master is designed to strengthen the management skills of students having a background in sciences and technologies (energy, electronics and telecommunications, mechanical engineering and processes, physics…) in addition to their training in economics and management and quantitative methods. This programme focuses particular attention on developing students’ ability to model and set out management problems so as to propose solutions and improvements, and to make use of technological processes and learn how to manage them. WE OFFER: Professional focus courses in the field of business engineering with in-depth study of the distinctive disciplines of the engineer: quantitative methods, technology, information systems, innovation and project management; A course on corporate social responsibility as well as a seminar on topical issues in economics and management; Two option courses: to specialize in one or two fields of management, either in a particular discipline or in a multidisciplinary field: Supply Chain Management (EN), Innovation Management (EN), Sourcing and procurement (EN), Information Systems (EN), Management Research (EN), Quantitative Finance (EN-FR), Entrepreneurship (EN-FR), Finance and Accounting (EN-FR), Marketing (EN-FR), Environmental Management (FR). An optional international exchange (or elective courses at LSM) An internship and a final master’s thesis. OUR INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: -> Possibility to do an academic exchange in one of our 145 partner universities. -> Access to 3 challenging international premium tracks, for high-profile students aiming at an international career: 1. CEMS-MIM: CEMS Master’s in International Management A top-ranked joint degree delivered by CEMS School Members. A postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a selected group of students enrolled in a Master’s programme in one of the 29 leading universities in the CEMS Alliance. Offers double degree: Master from the LSM and the CEMS Master in International Management Experience studying abroad in one of the 29 CEMS School in Europe or outside Europe Access to a network of CEMS Corporate Partners (multinational and local companies): Annual Career Forum, Soft Skills Seminars, etc… Practice of 3 languages - one of which must be English. 2. International Business - IB 25 selected students the opportunity to act as intrapreneurs, undertaking concrete initiatives in an international context and transforming ideas into business success. One year abroad: 3 to 6 months of academic exchange in a partner university and a 6-month internship within an international SME, multinational or NGO outside Europe. 3. Double Degree – DD A fantastic opportunity to become an expert in specific management fields; to discover another teaching method; to immerse in another country and to bring language skills to a professional level. These programmes aim to prepare future business leaders to handle global development and acquire international management competencies, in a cross-cultural environment and to develop a global mindset. Graduate from two different renowned universities Double Degree partner institutions: Aalto University School of Business (Helsinki, Finland) Norwegian School of Economics (Bergen, Norway) Nova School of Business and Economics (Lisbon, Portugal) Universität zu Köln (Cologne, Germany) Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania) KULeuven (Leuven, Belgium) Instituto Superior Técnico - Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal [-]

Master in Business Engineering - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Mons

The master’s degree in business engineering, representing 120 credits, provides solid specialist training in management, enabling effective integration into private or public industrial or non-industrial organisations. [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH. The master’s degree in business engineering, representing 120 credits, provides solid specialist training in management, enabling effective integration into private or public industrial or non-industrial organisations. Profile of the programme The master’s degree in business engineering offers graduates management training that is based on traditional courses (finance, marketing, accounting, law, industrial economics, etc.) but also on specific disciplines that are in high demand in the market, such as the environment, logistics, auditing, entrepreneurship, production management, etc. The curriculum includes: A first year of 60 credits distributed across a common core (human resource management, statistical and econometric methods in management, logistics, financial management, advanced marketing, advanced microeconomics, tax and business law, production management and one of four major options: finance, marketing, auditing and international management). A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 40 credits (dissertation, internship, strategic management) and a deepening of the major option chosen in the first year of the master’s. Languages are naturally part of the curriculum, and follow the student through to graduation. They are taught in specific language lessons and are used for communication in seminars in English, Dutch or Spanish. The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003. This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to continuous improvement in the quality of the education that is provided. This quality approach, with the student at its heart, incorporates support tools such as tutoring, mentoring and remediation, which allow for easier integration into the academic world and improve students’ success rates. Fully involved in the system, the students are regularly consulted in the quest for still higher levels of quality (satisfaction surveys, consultation on exam schedules, academic support, etc.). This approach, unique in higher education in the French Community, has been rewarded more than once with the “Walloon Quality Prize” (2007 and 2009). Key learning outcomes After completing this curriculum, graduates will be able to: join any organisation, be it commercial, industrial or neither, and take part in its management and development at the national or international level, working in finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, international business, environmental management, etc. or move to auditing or accounting reason with the necessary rigour by applying knowledge to various fields of management take into account production constraints when making management decisions use decision support methods and tools apply interdisciplinary skills: independence, rigour, group work, oral presentations, research, etc. create their own business. Occupational profiles of graduates The master’s degree in business engineering is a professional qualification, and enables direct entry into the professional world. Access to further studies The master’s degree in business engineering gives full access to the doctorate in management (including one year of research training in a graduate school). Various advanced master’s degrees are also accessible, such as the advanced master’s in microfinance (run jointly with Paris-Sorbonne, ULB Brussels and Wageningen-UR) Mode of study Full time [-]

Master in Management - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Mons

The master’s degree programme in management, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training in management, enabling effective integration into the world of work. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Belgium. This program is taught in FRENCH. The master’s degree programme in management, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training in management, enabling effective integration into the world of work. Profile of the programme The master’s in management offers graduates management training based on traditional courses (finance, marketing, accounts, human resources, law, etc.) but also on specific disciplines that are in high demand on the market, such as the environment, logistics, auditing, entrepreneurship, etc. The curriculum includes: A first year of 60 credits distributed across a common core (human resources management, statistical and econometric methods in management, financial management, advanced marketing, advanced microeconomics, tax and business law and one of four major options: finance, marketing, auditing and international management). A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 40 credits (thesis, internship, strategic management) and a deepening of the major option chosen in the first year of the master’s. Languages are naturally part of the curriculum, and follow the student through to graduation. They are taught in specific language lessons and are used for communication in seminars in English, Dutch or Spanish. The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003. This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to continuous improvement in the quality of the education that is provided. This quality approach, with the student at its heart, incorporates support tools such as tutoring, mentoring and remediation, which allow for easier integration into the academic world and improve students’ success rates. Fully involved in the system, the students are regularly consulted in the quest for still higher levels of quality (satisfaction surveys, consultation on exam schedules, academic support, etc.). This approach, unique in higher education in the French Community, has been rewarded more than once with the “Walloon Quality Prize” (2007 and 2009). Key learning outcomes After completing this curriculum, graduates will be able to: join any organisation, be it commercial, industrial or neither, and take part in its management and development at the national or international level, working in finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, international business, environmental management, etc. or move to auditing or accounting reason with the necessary rigour by applying knowledge to various fields of management take into account production constraints when making management decisions use decision support methods and tools apply interdisciplinary skills: independence, rigour, group work, oral presentations, research, etc. create their own business. Occupational profiles of graduates The master’s degree in management is a professional qualification, and enables direct entry into the professional world. Access to further studies The master’s degree in management gives full access to the doctorate in management (including one year of doctoral training in a graduate school). Various advanced master’s degrees are also accessible, such as the advanced master’s in microfinance (run jointly with Paris-Sorbonne, ULB Brussels and Wageningen-UR). (Note that besides the specialist focus presented above, there is also a teaching focus.) Mode of study Full time [-]

Master in Economic and Social Policy - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Mons

he master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH. The master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. Profile of the programme The master’s degree in economic and social policy provides advanced training based on solid management fundamentals (economic policy, tax law, public and administrative law, etc.) at both national and European levels, providing a thorough understanding of decision-making, especially in public institutions. The curriculum includes: A first year of 60 credits divided into 20 general education credits (Belgian society and institutions, IPP tax law, internal policy of the European Union, public and administrative law, discrimination analysis), 30 credits in economic and social policy (economic policy, SEC national accounting, sustainable development and production, social economics, social policy and labour economics) and a specialized module of 10 credits (seminars in economic policy and social policy), plus optional language courses. A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 54 credits (dissertation, internship, local authority finance and accounting, environmental policy and legislation, tax law/VAT/ISoc, employment policies, labour and social security law, education in social action and public procurement legislation), a choice of specialist modules worth 6 credits, plus optional language classes. The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003. This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to continuous improvement in the quality of the education that is provided. This quality approach, with the student at its heart, incorporates support tools such as tutoring, mentoring and remediation, which allow for easier integration into the academic world and improve students’ success rates. Fully involved in the system, the students are regularly consulted in the quest for still higher levels of quality (satisfaction surveys, consultation on exam schedules, academic support, etc.). This approach, unique in higher education in the French Community, has been rewarded more than once with the “Walloon Quality Prize” (2007 and 2009). Key learning outcomes After completing this curriculum, students will be able to: develop research within the research departments of public institutions lead a department in a public company (La Poste, Electrabel, Belgacom, etc.) work in a federal, regional or local authority (province, town, municipality, public social assistance centre, police district, etc.) teach (higher secondary school certification, non-university higher education certification) apply interdisciplinary skills: independence, rigour, group work, oral presentations, research, etc. Various possibilities for employment also exist in the private sector. Occupational profiles of graduates The master’s degree in economic and social policy is a professional qualification, and enables direct entry into the world of work. Access to further studies The master’s degree in economic and social policy gives full access to the doctorate (including one year of doctoral training in a graduate school). Various advanced master’s degrees are also accessible, such as the advanced master’s in microfinance (run jointly with Paris-Sorbonne, ULB Brussels and Wageningen-UR). Mode of study Full time [-]

Master in Computer Engineering and Management - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Belgium Mons + 1 more

The Computer Science, Management and Engineering course programme responds to two essential requirements of our time: on the one hand, the ever-growing need to computerise businesses, and on the other hand the need to manage activities more and more efficiently. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Belgium. This program is taught in FRENCH. This master is organised in daytime and in part-time. The Computer Science, Management and Engineering course programme responds to two essential requirements of our time: on the one hand, the ever-growing need to computerise businesses, and on the other hand the need to manage activities more and more efficiently. Engineers have natural skills placing them at the forefront of computer science. They also have the ability to make a rational and methodical contribution to business management. Profile of the programme The courses focus on business management: human resources and communication, marketing, financial analysis and economic and financial calculations, managing innovation, team building, etc. management mathematics and operational research: mathematical programming, stochastic models of operational research, decision-making and management support, computer-aided manufacturing, etc. computer science: programming methodology and languages, databases, software engineering, artificial intelligence, system security and administration, etc. Personal assignments play a central part in the students’ training. They allow them to implement the scientific concepts taught in lectures and to acquire those skills gained mainly by experience, such as groupwork, leadership, time and deliverables management, conflict management, autonomy, … Therefore half of the programme is dedicated to guided personal projects linked to research fields in the Computer Engineering and Management specialism (decision-making, optimization, artificial vision, grid computing, innovation management, creativity). Students may complete part of their Master’s course (6 months) in other universities, such as Barcelona, Poznan, Dublin, … within the framework of the Erasmus exchange programme or a full year in a university of the TIME network (Top Industrial Managers for Europe) such as SupElec, SupAero, …. Key learning outcomes By the end of their programme in Engineering Sciences, the master graduates will be able to: Demonstrate expertise and versatility in the sciences and technology Formulate and analyse complex problems Adopt an applied scientific approach Innovate Implement solutions Plan and carry out projects in engineering Work in and lead a team Master scientific and technical communication Practice interpersonal communication appropriate to each context Be a critical, reflexive and independent professional Be a responsible person, in step with the stakes of society By the end of this specific course programme, the students will be able to: model and solve common optimization problems, and interpret the results; master and implement decision-aid methods; specify the needs for common computing applications, analyze, conceive and implement software meeting those needs; demonstrate a sense of innovation and creativity, develop analytical and autonomous thinking and put forward arguments in a debate on macroeconomics Occupational profiles Information technology, management mathematics and business management are now seen to be interconnected. A few examples will make this clear. Implementing an IT system has an effect on "communication" within the company, and thus also affects human resources management. Market research is unimaginable without the support of a statistical method for analysing the data. The management of stocks not only involves software, but also mathematical algorithms as well as assets management. Masters in Computer Engineering and Management combine those three complementary skills - IT, management mathematics and business management. Skills in IT and management are indispensable in all activity sectors. They open the doors to employment in all fields and ensure rapid progression to managerial positions in companies, or to freelance work, joining a small business or founding new companies. The most common roles fall into the following six categories: IT (consultancy – Management); organisation and planning (all enterprises and organisations); business management (banking – insurance); engineering (electrical and electronic construction, iron and steel metallurgy, chemicals); research and development (universities and research centres); various sectors (public sector, international organisations, other industries). Access to further studies The Master of Science in Computer Science, Management and Engineering can lead to postgraduate studies in order to specialize, do further training or research: either by completing another Engineering Master’s degree, at the University of Mons or any other European university, e.g. in Quality Control and Management, Industrial Risks and Operational Safety, Transportation Management, Master in Business Administration, etc. or by conducting a PhD thesis in engineering sciences possibly with the support of research clusters of the Faculty and the University of Mons. Mode of study Full time Master in Computer Engineering and Management in part-time The Faculty of Engineering of Mons offers the Master's degree in Computer Engineering and Management on a part-time basis. This training, given in Charleroi, is accessible to Engineers, Engineering technology graduates, Business Engineers, Agronomy Engineers or Sciences graduates. It is intended for adults inserted in the professional life, who already graduated from higher education and who wish to get the essential competencies in Computer sciences and Management in all sectors. The Faculty of Engineering of Mons is unique in Belgium, as it awards a degree in engineering which cumulates the triple capacity of computerization-organization and management. Education is designed for engineers in activity having at least three years of track records. The programmes and the timetables are arranged and adapted in order to reconcile education, professional life and personal life. [-]

Master en Gestion de l’entreprise

ICHEC Brussels Management School
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Organized over a period of two years, this 120-credit Master's degree programme, mainly non-specialized, enables students, as an extension of the bachelor degree, to improve their competence in various subjects related to commercial sciences. [+]

This program is taught entirely in French. Organized over a period of two years, this 120-credit Master's degree programme, mainly non-specialized, enables students, as an extension of the bachelor degree, to improve their competence in various subjects related to commercial sciences. Students personalize their training by choosing International Business and Management or Advanced International Management as a major. An internship period is organized. A thesis is also required. A student graduating from this programme will qualify as « Master in Business and Management ». Languages Language teaching is one of the main assets of ICHEC. Indeed, being located at the heart of Belgium and Europe, the future manager is expected to master several foreign languages. The languages taught at ICHEC are: English, Dutch, German, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese. Modern teaching methods are used in small interactive classes (more or less 20 students). Language teachers also provide students with complementary services. Students are given access to: Remedial classes (to help students) E-learning self-study methods using Internet websites, on-line listening-comprehension exercises and grammar exercises. A language laboratory to train pronunciation and grammar skills Continuous assessment (all-year-long through various tests) Dutch classes for beginners. Students concerned: students who have never attended Dutch classes. Summer prep classes (in Dutch and English) Conversation tables Email exchanges with a partner school in the Netherlands. International language examinations (Certificaat Nederlands als Vreemde Taal). Cultural trips abroad (Berlin …) Research and development of teaching methods Other benefits International openness The school is located in Brussels, a multicultural capital-city open to the world It has privileged relationships with several organizations both at local and international level, which have led to effective collaboration programmes, namely with the University of Bukavu or with the Clemson University Brussels Center International opportunities : international exchange programmes, internships abroad, possibility to specialize in international management, access to grants awarded by AWEX . Connections with an active business environment and the reality of the outside world Strong links between faculty members and the business world Foothold in business right from the first year Education given at ICHEC is both scientific and professional : management training combines a critical approach of rigorous concepts and a practical involvement in the reality of the business world [-]

Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1  February 2017 Belgium Brussels

The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at candidates who want to think and act like entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Belgium. The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is a 12 month International Master programme taking place at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management and MIP Politecnico di Milano, and is taught entirely in English. The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at candidates who want to think and act like entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. In fact, the emergence of new technologies and the broadening of global markets are creating continuous opportunities for new business development and challenging the established market positions. Our partner: MIP Politecnico di Milano: MIP is a global business school accredited by EQUIS and AMBA. It is ranked by the Financial Times among the best business schools in Europe and has been recognised as a prestigious business school for over 30 years. The school works with a wide network of public and private companies and is supported by the strong links developed with the Politecnico di Milano’s Departments of Engineering and Design. Programme objectives These are just a few of the skills which the Master programme aims to develop in candidates: learning how to develop a new business idea, from concept design to execution. learning to introduce and manage innovations, both cost-effectively and sustainably. identifying new market and social opportunities for new and existing businesses. building your own personal network with managers, investors, designers, entrepreneurs, incubators and consultants from different industries and countries. building managerial and organisational skills, and your capability to work in a team. Your profile We target participants who want to: become entrepreneurs or envisage entrepreneurial careers as family business managers; join the founding team of a start-up; work as associates in charge of corporate R&D projects or as consultants to assist companies in implementing innovative and creative projects. Eligible applicants must hold one of the following: Master or Master of Science Degree, or equivalent (four or five years of study overall) Bachelor Degree with 180 ECTS credits or equivalent, preferably followed by 1-2 years of work experience. Admissions will be based on the candidates’ proficiency in English, on their background, professional potential and motivation. Programme framework he course is taught entirely in English and lasts for 12 months starting in September. The programme consists of an autumn term in Milan, a spring term in Brussels and a summer term at one of the two campuses, according to preference. By being mobile across different European locations, the participants will be stimulated to adopt a broader market perspective and to use their capability to network and interact with different business environments. The programme comprises three experiential modules during which the participants will learn to develop a new business initiative, serve as members of a consulting team assisting a company in implementing a corporate strategy, and developing a project in collaboration with a company. Job opportunity After graduation, an unlimited range of job opportunities will become accessible. Here are some of the careers that participants could follow: become an entrepreneur or envisage an entrepreneurial career as a family business manager, join the founding team of a start-up, work in a young entrepreneurial venture, manage, or work as an associate in charge of corporate R&D projects, work as a product and business developer or as a chief designer officer, work as a consultant to assist companies in implementing innovative and creative projects, work as an associate in venture capital or business angels funds, or in the entrepreneurial finance division of banks, work as a project manager in incubators, technology transfer offices or entrepreneurship centres. [-]

Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AMIE)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 12  September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at young graduates who want to think and act as entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. In fact, the emergence of new technologies and the broadening of global markets create continuous opportunities for new business development and challenge the established market positions. [+]

In Partnership with Solvay Brussels Business School, Belgium Start date: September 
Duration: 12 months (6 months at MIP, 6 months at Solvay) 
Format: Full Time Course fee: € 15,000 Teaching language: English 
Location: Milan, Italy and Brussels, Belgium Required qualification: 4 or 5 year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at young graduates who want to think and act as entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. In fact, the emergence of new technologies and the broadening of global markets create continuous opportunities for new business development and challenge the established market positions. Course Objectives These are only some of the competencies which the Master aims at developing in candidates: Learn how to develop a new business idea from the concept design to the execution. Learn to introduce and manage innovations in a cost-effective and sustainable way. Identify new market and social opportunities for new and existing businesses. Build your own personal network with managers, investors, designers, entrepreneurs, incubators, and consultants from different industries and countries. Build managerial and organizational skills, and your capability to work in team. Programme Structure The course is entirely taught in English and has a duration of 12 months starting in September, 6 months held at MIP, Milan and 6 months held at Solvay, Brussels. The programme comprises three experiential modules: The ‘New Venture Lab’ where they will have to act as an entrepreneur to create a business model of start-up from scratch. The ‘Innovation-In-Action Lab’ where they will have to act as a business consultant in one established small or medium enterprise. The ‘Corporate Entrepreneurship Lab’ where they will have to act as a team-member taking part in the launch of a new corporate project. For most international specializing masters, MIP offers an intensive Italian language course during the first week of classes. Students have then the opportunity to attend a standard Italian language course (up to 40 hours) along the semester. Admissions Ideal Candidates for the AMIE Programme AMIE is an Advanced Master addressed to young graduates who want to become entrepreneurs or envisage entrepreneurial careers as family business managers; or to join the founding team of a startup; or to work as associates in charge of corporate R&D projects or as consultants to assist companies in the implementation of innovative and creative projects. Applications Applications are now closed for the September 2016 intake. Applications for the 2017 intake will open in September 2016. Non-EU students are encouraged to apply at least three months before the start of the programme in order to allow enough time for the Declaration of Value (DOV) procedure for Italy and establishment of the student visa. If you would like more information about the Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, please download our programme brochure by clicking the link on the left, or write to infomasters@mip.polimi.it and we will respond to your requests in a timely fashion. Admission Requirements The minimum requirements for the AMIE programme are: Online application CV or resume in English Application fee of €100 Cover letter in English Copies of University degrees and academic transcripts (Master or Msc with four or five years of study overall or Bachelor Degree of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent, preferably followed by 1-2 years of working experience) Copy of English certificate (TOEFL, TOEIC or equivalent) for non-native speakers One letter of recommendation Applicants will have to sit for a final motivational interview. AMIE Programme Fees For the September 2016 intake, the tuition fee is €15,000 (didactic material included) International Students in Milan - Assistance Once you have been accepted to the International Master, you will be faced with a whole new "To Do" list. This will include visas, housing, insurance, setting yourself up in Milan and much more. Students will be put in touch with MIP's International Students Office which will be able to provide you with useful assistance and information in order to help your move to Italy go smoothly and your stay in Milan very comfortable. [-]

Master in Business Economics

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Brussels

This track aims to deepen students’ knowledge of applied economics and allow them to undertake practical fieldwork. [+]

Best Master Degrees in Business Studies in Belgium. - Practice-and policy-oriented programme building on strong theoretical background - Development of oral and written communication skills - Hands-on dimensions: on site or virtual (“consulting”) internship to work on concrete projects This track aims to deepen students’ knowledge of applied economics and allow them to undertake practical fieldwork. Required theory courses provide students with a solid foundation in the mechanisms and tools of economics. Through an internship, field projects, workshops, and homework to support the theoretical courses, students learn how to analyse real-life business and policy issues. Students also learn how to communicate the results of their work using best practice standards in various professional fields. After a common core programme on theory and tools, students will be expected to specialise in one of three broad fields: EU Regulation and economy ; EU and International Business ; Financial Markets and Services. The economic knowledge students acquire will enable them to stand out professionally in a wide range of employment sectors, including banking and finance, environment, energy, transport and telecommunications policy, regulation and management. Throughout the programme, the supervision provided by professors with business and policy experience will further enhance students’ future career preparation. Fact Sheet: - Up to 100% English programme - Optional exchange programme - Optional QTEM networked master - Optional credited internship (25 ECTS)* - Optional double degree : Master in Stratégie et Finance d’Entreprise en Europe, University of Strasbourg (It requires French knowledge) - Compulsory field project *Not possible to combine the internship and the exchange programme Requirements : - TOEFL > 95 - GMAT > 650 - ECTS grade of B - Strong economic background [-]