Personalise your MBA
Make Your MBA Your Own
In addition to your core courses you will be invited to dive deeper into an area you find particularly interesting or you feel will benefit your career. Choose from four concentrations: Digitalisation, Entrepreneurship, Finance or Governance & Sustainability – all important topics for the leader of the future.
What is more, these concentrations will be shared with our Executive MBA students, allowing you to further expand your network.
Explore the concentrations below to find out more about them.
Giving you practical tools to drive change in the digital economy.
Learn to embrace innovation and harness the capabilities of digital technology to inform your strategic thinking and transform every area of business.
You will discuss the threats of disruption, new market entrants and global platform companies as well as learn how to use data to lead the way forward, how to motivate and manage a digital workforce, and how to act to prevent and control the damage of cyber attacks such as we have seen hitting large businesses in recent years.
Course examples: Digital Platforms, Innovation Strategies in a Digital World, Managing the Digital Workforce, Digital Delivery Models
Valuable tools for start-ups and established companies facing transformation.
Understand key aspects of the entrepreneurial journey along with frameworks and methods to help manage the inevitable uncertainty.
You will learn how to use design thinking to help articulate and map your entrepreneurial vision as well as how to create a value-driven business model, engage stakeholders in the process and build a platform strategy to shape the market around your innovation. We will use applied, hands-on projects and work through common challenges with innovation-driven start-ups in the entrepreneurship lab.
Course examples: Venture Creation: The Entrepreneurial Process, Platform Disruption and Platform-Based Business Models, Entrepreneurship-Lab, Resources for Scaling-Up: Engage with The Innovation Ecosystem
Understand how companies finance their operations and investments while simultaneously controlling risks and fulfilling the expectations of their stakeholders.
We will look at how entrepreneurs finance start-ups and how organisations raise funds both inside and outside of organised markets; the ways to control strategic and financial risks; how to value your own or another company; and how you can seize upon the opportunities provided by international financial markets.
Course examples: Private Equity & Venture Capital, Strategic Risk Management, Valuation & M&A, International Financial Management
Governance & Sustainability
Understand the importance of corporate governance and sustainability for the leader of the future.
We will explore the need for strong leadership in understanding business risks and opportunities in an age of sustainability; compliance management and the importance of an ethical approach; the need to design production and supply systems in a more sustainable way as well as the need for leveraging finance and investing to expand long-term business contributions to a sustainable economy.
Course examples: Leadership & Corporate Governance, Compliance & Risk Management, Circular Economy and Sustainable Supply Chains, Sustainable Finance