The Business Core modules cover vital economic and business administration expertise alongside up-to-date management and leadership tools and techniques. The Specialization modules allow participants to gain profound knowledge, expertise and competencies in a chosen function or industry.
Below, please find an overview of all modules taught during the MBA. Click on the module names for detailed content information.
During the first three teaching blocks of the specialization, students work together on a training project. Assuming the roles of project management consultants, participants form small groups to work on planning a project. The training projects are drawn from the students´ own professional practice. This “learning-on-the-project” approach provides participants with a testing ground for the theories, concepts and methods discussed in the course of the MBA program.
Another highly practical-relevant feature of the program ist the "Project Vernissage". During this event, students exhibit their training projects and share their project management learning progress with business partners, alumni, students, and faculty of the program.
The MBA Project Management includes company visits to project-oriented companies and organizations. Here, students have the opportunity to meet experts and discuss formulas for success and pitfalls to avoid in project management. Past company visits include: Audi Hungaria, OMV, Frequentis, City of Vienna, Raiffeisen Bank International.
Understanding and applying the core methods and trends is vital for successful project and program management. You will learn:
Designing of project and program organizations is a core element of ensuring competitive advantage and success. You will learn:
Dealing with uncertainty and risks on projects is central for every project manager. One answer to uncertainty is including agility into projects. You will learn:
Stakeholders of projects and programs are a valuable resource for ensuring sustainable outcomes and their acceptance. You will learn:
Project controlling is an essential task of a project manager to ensure project progress and success. Controlling and cooperation on the project can be supported by tooling, social media and digitalization. You will learn:
Designing the Project Management Process is a core project leadership task. Having an understanding and overview on selected project management standards is part of the profession. You will learn:
Project-oriented organizations need specific strategies, structures, cultures, processes, and methods expressed in distinct capabilities to support change and innovation. You will learn:
Students visit selected businesses to gain practical insights into how project-oriented companies work and what benefits they bring. Moreover, the Lab includes presentations on topical issues and special exercises that allow participants to further improve and perfect their PM and social skills. Topics in the past included for example project leadership.
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At the end of the MBA program, students have to write a master thesis in order to receive the academic degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA). The intention of the master thesis is to guarantee that the graduate of the MBA program is able to write scientific papers on his or her own.