A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Business studies provide foundational learning for students who want to work in some capacity of business. Available at universities and business schools all over the world, students will learn business basics such as finance and management.
The basic characteristic of Austrian higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, the university often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and even to doctorate levels.
Master's Degree in Business Studies in Austria
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. [+]
The two-year master's programme East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is a multidisciplinary programme dealing with contemporary societal, political and economic aspects of the East Asian region as a whole. It is offered at the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna in English language. [+]
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 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 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 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 M.Sc. Programme International Agribusiness and Rural Development (IARD) is designed to prepare highly qualified professionals who wish to pursue a career within the private or public sector, research or non-governmental organizations in agribusiness and rural development. [+]
To meet exactly those needs, the university course "Master of International Business – MIB" offers the possibility to improve strategic and operative skills in the area of international .... [+]
Master of International Business - MIB
University Course for International Business Activity, Logistics, and Management
The growing internationalisation and globalisation of economy constantly leads to new challenges and surrounding conditions for export-oriented companies (e.g. small companies and medium-sized enterprises). If you want to be successful in international trade, you need to get acquainted with the tools of international business initiation and transaction.
To meet exactly those needs, the university course "Master of International Business – MIB" offers the possibility to improve strategic and operative skills in the area of international business as well as management knowledge and skills at the highest level. This university course is the ideal basic training and further training for the multiple demands of international business. With regard to international orientation, individual English-language modules are held and offered at foreign universities. The lecturers and coaches are highly qualified practitioners with many years of professional experience from all areas of international business, as well as university professors with practical experience.... [-]
The program focuses mainly on deepening education in business administration, especially in a multicultural, international context. [+]