Understand and design complex decision-making processes
Leaders and decision makers rely on the ability to adopt different perspectives and combine current findings from the vast range of disciplines available. The Management, Psychology & Leadership program provides a philosophical and human sciences approach to economic issues. It is designed to expand the participants’ awareness of economic psychology aspects that are relevant to management. It further points out how they relate to the interaction with other people, organizations, and markets. An atmosphere of intellectual curiosity helps participants gain new insights and build a strong foundation to develop a sense of self-efficacy and achieve professional success.
Participants in this course learn how to take conscious and purposeful action in accordance with the overall strategy in an environment usually described as complex, chaotic, and indefinite. Individual reflection or reflection in pairs and groups give them the opportunity to reassess personal experiences and profit from the experiences of others. This also enables them to combine previous insights in a meaningful way.
Upon completion of the Certificate in Management, Psychology & Leadership program you will
This course is a high-quality training program specifically designed to provide executives, up and coming executives, and other decision makers, particularly in small and medium-sized businesses, with a practical guide on how to meet their professional challenges.
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The numerous graduates of the Certificate in Management, Psychology & Leadership program attest to the success of this course. Please see below for more information:
The Certificate in Management, Psychology & Leadership 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 nine modules whose topics range from economic to philosophical and psychological issues, and also touch on the humanities. The modules are to be understood as the design elements of a large mosaic. Its value arises from the participants’ reflective ability. A special focus is thus placed on recognizing interrelations and gaining advanced insights by individual reflection or reflection in pairs and groups.
The certificate course includes 16 on-campus sessions. You should also plan extra time for completing five projects assigned as part of select modules 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.
University Prof. Dr. Heinz K. StahlIndependent management consultant, research partner at the Interdisciplinary Department of Behavioural Science Oriented Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration / Austria Montanuniversität Leoben; consultant, Oberwaltersdorf / Austria
Dr. Reinhold BartlCertified psychologist, consultant, coach, and instructor, head of the Milton Erickson Institute, Innsbruck / Tyrol
Dr. Reinhold BartlReinhold Bartl is a certified psychologist, freelance consultant, coach, and instructor, as well as the head of the Milton Erickson Institute, Innsbruck / Tyrol
Dr. Martin CarmannConsultant, trainer and owner of Carmann Consulting GmbH, Vienna / Austria
Prof. Dr. Alexander DesenissMarketing Professor, Flensburg University of Applied Sciences / Germany
Dr. Hans Rudi FischerFounder and managing director at zsfb GmbH, organizational consultant, coach and trainer, Heidelberg / Germany
PD Dr. Jürgen KaschubeJürgen Kaschube is a business psychologist and the owner of a business consultancy in Salzburg
Ulf D. PoséUlf D. Posé is a freelance consultant and instructor, as well as honorary president of the Ethikverband der Deutschen Wirtschaft (ethics association of the German economy) in Mönchengladbach / Germany
Dipl.-Psych. Frank von der ReithPartner of osb international and managing partner of osb Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg / Germany
Em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Klaus SchredelsekerKlaus Schredelseker is a professor emeritus at the Department of Banking & Finance of the University of Innsbruck / Tyrol
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 Management, Psychology & Leadership can be counted towards the Executive 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).