*The duration depends on the extent of recognition of prior knowledge and the individual study tempo.**The tuition fee varies according to the amount of possible recognition of prior learning. Max. possible ECTS points that can be credited: 90 ECTS
“New career perspectives often require new skills and qualifications. To ensure that you can optimally combine your continuing education with your job, we have developed a flexible online study program that you can complete from anywhere at your own pace, and that already considers your prior knowledge.” FH-Prof. Dr. Maria Pammer, Academic Director.
Are you looking for a study program that offers flexibility and structure? Do you want to learn independently while still benefiting from comprehensive support? Is it essential for you to combine practice and theory during your studies?We designed this continuing education Bachelor program General Management, BA (CE) for working professionals who want to further their academic education in business administration and management. Depending on your prior credentials, we will individualize your study plan and allow you to study flexibly in an online format.This is what makes this study program unique:
If you have any questions about the study program, please contact us.
The General Management BA (CE) Bachelor program offers continuing education that is both practice-oriented and academic-based. The content and structure of the program are designed to meet the needs and expectations of working students.
This Bachelor program focuses on entrepreneurial thinking, acting, and decision-making. The aim is to educate and train experts who can develop companies and businesses in today’s complex (business) world. The online mode gives students the needed flexibility in terms of starting date, duration, location, and content of their study.
We design an individual study plan for the students, which takes into account already acquired knowledge and skills. The recognition of prior knowledge can lead to a reduction of the study time.
Phase 1: Online PhaseDuring phase 1 (Online Phase, 90 ECTS), students work through the contents of the respective eStudy modules in an accompanying self-study mode. It is possible to start with Phase 1 at any time. Students complete the modules at their own pace without being bound to the regular semester dates or lecture times. Individual modules of this phase can be accredited, depending on students’ prior knowledge.
In this phase, students focus on basic business administration content such as accounting, marketing, operations management, project management, or human resource management & leadership.Phase 2: Focus PhaseDuring phase 2 (Focus Phase, 60 ECTS, 12 months), students complete two semester of regular MCI Live webinars and two optional weeks with workshops at MCI. In this phase, students can choose between two specializations: Organizational Development & Workplace Learning or Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Organizational Development & Workplace Learning: In this elective, students focus on the field of human resource management and the opportunities of knowledge management and learning that digitalization offers to companies.Innovation & Entrepreneurship: In this elective, students focus on processes of innovation management and product development as well as on strategic business management.Phase 3: Final Online PhasePhase 3 (final Online Phase, 30 ECTS) again takes place in a pure online study mode. In this phase, students write their Bachelor thesis and take the Bachelor examination. Within the Bachelor thesis, students focus on a problem from their professional background and work on it using academic methods.
Mag. Susanne E. Herzog
MCI Head of Executive Education & Development
FH-Prof. Dr. Maria Pammer
MCI Head of Department & Studies
Deputy Academic Director
Mag. Christiane Aufschnaiter
MCI Head of Studies
Flexibility through online mode
Support through guided self-study
Work – Life – Learn
Through the personal and individualized learning environment at MCI eStudy Campus, students have access to all of the learning content and take their exams there. Students can use the eLearning platform to acquire study content in their preferred multimedia format and study topics in more depth according to their needs.
Technical requirements for admission to MCI eStudy Campus
Upon completing the online continuing education Bachelor program, graduates acquire the internationally recognized title of Bachelor of Arts of Continuing Education | BA (CE).
Graduates benefit from a strong network of renowned lecturers from science, business, and society after completing the program. Networking with international students promotes contacts and creates international acceptance for the benefit of the students.
Accreditation by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) testifies to the high quality and reputation of the study program and the degree it awards.
In order to ensure the transfer of learning and to enable students to develop relevant competencies, the MCI has defined cross-curricular learning goals. These goals and objectives describe, in detail, the knowledge and skills acquired by our graduates on the completion of their studies at MCI.
Our graduates have fundamental knowledge and skills in management science.
Our students can explain and apply current concepts and theories in management science.
Our graduates have basic knowledge and skills in scientific methodology.
Our students can apply relevant theories and appropriate scientific methods in real-world contexts.
Our graduates have relevant problem-solving skills.
Our students can make active use of critical thinking skills in analogue or digital contexts.
Our students can approach problems responsibly considering ethical issues.
Our graduates have effective communication skills.
Our students can communicate effectively in analogue contexts.
Our students can communicate effectively in digital contexts.
Our graduates have relevant skills for lifelong, self-regulated learning.
Our students develop motivational skills and the required learning strategies as the basis for successful lifelong learning and professional development.
The online continuing education Bachelor program General Management, BA (CE) is aimed at (future) executives and people in management positions who want to continue their education flexibly in terms of time and place next to working. In addition to a university entrance qualification, admission requirements include at least two years of qualified professional experience.
This program is designed for:
Generally admitted to the study program are persons with
The admission procedure includes the following elements:
Online counseling interviewThe individual study plan is developed in this interview according to the applicant’s prior knowledge.
Online application The application is made through an online application and also through the following supplementary documents
Online personal interview The interview allows applicants to present themselves personally, narrate their career history, explain their motivation for applying to this program as well as describe their medium-term professional goals.
Decision An admission committee decides on the applicant’s admission to the Bachelor program.
Upon completing the online continuing education Bachelor program General Management, graduates acquire the internationally recognized title of Bachelor of Arts of Continuing Education.
The completion of this Bachelor program qualifies graduates to enter a continuing master program.
Graduates will have opportunities in management and as executives in all industries and companies. They are especially qualified for positions that focus on business management tasks, such as:
No. Following payment options are possible:
MCI Alumni are entitled to combine their academic degree with the brand “MCI”. BA (CE) (MCI)