Business administration for non-business majors
Globalization of markets, leadership strategies, knowledge engineering, change management, new information and communication technologies are only a few of the complex topics shaping the current business and management discourse. We are currently witnessing a cultural and structural change, in which the intensity, pace, and effect will be unprecedented. Consistently enforced strategic management with operational stability will determine the success of a company and any other institution or organization more than ever before.
With the Certificate in General Management program, MCI presents an internationally oriented training course of the highest quality. It provides executives and up and coming ones from business, administration, culture, and politics with a practical management guide enabling them to proactively meet the challenges of their profession.
The course offers a foundation in entrepreneurial thinking and action and qualifies participants to successfully apply this knowledge in practice.
Upon completion of the Certificate in General Management program you will have
Participants are given plenty of opportunity to reflect on and come to understand their current and future management responsibilities from a holistic point of view.
The part-time course is designed for executives, up and coming executives, and future decision makers looking to prepare for higher management responsibilities or to improve their qualification for the growing demands of their current position. It is particularly appropriate for graduates of non-business studies wishing to complement their qualification with business training and management-related competencies. Young entrepreneurs are given an opportunity for further training to be able to realize their projects with competence and professionalism.
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The numerous graduates of the Certificate in General Management program attest to the success of this course. Please see below for more information:
The Certificate in General Management program is a part-time course of study based on a didactic concept tailored to the needs of professional decision makers.
The content of the course is divided into 12 modules providing participants with an excellent foundation to enter any field of management. The course discusses a broad spectrum of aspects including strategic management & digital transformation, data analytics, marketing, the basics of accounting, human resource management, management control, finance, and much more.
The program includes 23 on-campus sessions and 2 weeks online. Please also plan extra time for 7 projects, to be completed as part of selected modules, reviews and your final paper and exam.
More information on costs & teaching principles can be found here.
The faculty includes researchers and experienced practitioners with proven expertise in their respective areas of specialization. Participants in the course will benefit from the combination of recent scientific findings and extensive practical experience provided by our team.
Scientific management & advisory board
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kurt MatzlerProfessor of Strategic Management, University of Innsbruck / Tyrol
Prof. Dr. Andreas AltmannRector MCI, Innsbruck / Tyrol
Mag. Susanne E. HerzogHead of Executive Education MCI, Innsbruck / Tyrol
Dr. Martin CarmannConsultant, trainer and owner of Carmann Consulting GmbH, Vienna / Austria
FH-Prof. Dr. Markus KittlerProfessor at the Department Management & Law, MCI, Innsbruck / Tyrol
Dr. Maria KreuzerProject Partner, IMARK Strategieberatung, Innsbruck / Tyrol
Prof. MMag. Dr. Ernst MadlenerCertified accounting expert, Innsbruck / Tyrol
FH-Prof. Dr. Peter J. MirskiHead of Department Management, Communication & IT, MCI, Innsbruck / Tyrol
DDI Dr. Helmut Erich MößmerHead of Department, BMW AG, Munich / Germany
Dr. Christian PloderLecturer at the Department of Management, Communication & IT, MCI, Innsbruck / Tyrol
Dipl.-Kfm. Jens SchäferManaging Director CONS VC GmbH, Vaterstetten / Germany
Prof. Dr. Patrick SpiethHead of Department Technology and Innovation Management, University of Kassel / Germany
The MCI certificate programs have been designed to meet the highest international quality standards. They are continuously assessed by internal and external bodies.
The Certificate in General Management can be counted towards the MSc in Management & Leadership program.
All business-related MCI study programs have been accredited by the renowned Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).