BACHELOR OF ARTS (CONTINUING EDUCATION) | BA (CE)
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“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.” Christiane Aufschnaiter, Bakk. Phil. PhD, 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 eStudy Bachelor Program General Management 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:
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The eStudy Bachelor Program General Management 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 semesters of regular MCI Live webinars and two optional weeks with workshops at MCI. During this phase, students can also choose between the specializations Knowledge Management or Corporate Entrepreneurship.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. During this phase, students can also choose between the specializations Knowledge Management or Corporate 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.
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Studying online & Blended Learning at MCI
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Mag. Susanne E. Herzog
MCI Head of Executive Education & Development
Christiane Aufschnaiter, Bakk. Phil. PhD
MCI Head of Studies
Flexibility through online mode
Support through guided self-study
Work – Life – Learn
Upon completing the online continuing education Bachelor program, graduates acquire the 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 can find, evaluate, and responsibly use information from a variety of (digital) sources.
Responsible Decision Making
Inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, our graduates can make decisions that are ecologically sustainable, economically responsible, and socially equitable.
Our graduates demonstrate proficiency in applying entrepreneurial thinking and strategies to identify market opportunities, solve complex problems, and create innovative solutions, considering ethical issues.
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 continuing education eStudy Bachelor Program General Management 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 study program is addressed to:
Generally admitted to the study program are persons
Persons without a university entrance qualification but with relevant vocational qualifications must additionally sit entrance exams in German, English (Level II) and Mathematics (Level I). The level of the exams corresponds to that of a non-school university entrance qualification in social and economical sciences.
The admission procedure includes the following elements:
Online counseling interview and prior check of the crediting possibilitiesThe individual study plan is developed in this interview according to the applicant’s prior knowledge. Online counseling interview and prior check of the crediting possibilities.
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.
Prior knowledge and professional experience offer many advantages. They can help to have better career opportunities, promotion prospects, and development possibilities. In the eStudy Bachelor Program General Management, your prior knowledge and professional expertise can generate other significant advantages for your degree.
According to FHG, it is possible to credit courses from academic/non-academic prior knowledge and professional experience for the eStudy Bachelor Program General Management. In addition, this means a reduction of tuition fees. For each accredited module (= 5 ECTS) the tuition fee will be reduced by EUR 400,-. At the same time, the recognition of prior knowledge also means that the duration of the study program will be reduced. Important: The preliminary check of the crediting possibilities should take place before applying to the study program.
Sounds interesting? Then make an appointment with us! We will consult you about your individual possibilities.
Prior knowledge and experience are worth it. Let us check your previous knowledge and reduce not only the study duration, but also the tuition fees!
For an overview of scholarships and funding opportunities on our website, click here.
Find out whether you can apply for a scholarship as a part-time student.
Check the possibility of tax deductions for continuing education. You can find information on this via the Arbeiterkammer, or the BMBWF.
Some students get their tuition fees covered fully or partly by their employer. Discuss this possibility with your employer.
Upon completing the continuing education eStudy Bachelor Program General Management, graduates acquire the internationally recognized title of Bachelor of Arts (Continuing Education) BA | (CE).
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:
According to Fachhochschulgesetz, already completed courses at universities, further education, as well as relevant professional experience, can be credited to this bachelor’s program. For more detailed information and an individual assessment of your previous knowledge, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MCI Alumni are entitled to combine their academic degree with the brand “MCI”. BA (CE) (MCI)
You do not want to complete a full degree program at the moment, but are still interested in fundamental business administration content?