International Executive MBA Programme

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

International Executive Programme


Master of Business Administration International Executive Programme
Abschluss: MBA
Dauer: 24 months
Sprache: en
Akkreditierung: FIBAA*
Credit Points: 90 ETCS
Studienmodell: berufsbegleitend

Next programme start: March 2019



Progamme Information

In our progressively advancing global world, it is essential for aspiring future managers to have a profound understanding of international business as well as solid intercultural skills in order to communicate effectively with colleagues and employees around the globe.


The two-year Executive MBA programme at Steinbeis Business Academy (SBA) addresses the key disciplines of business administration and leadership. It will allow you to acquire an invaluable range of useful strategies and skills for enhancing your executive effectiveness in an ever-growing international business world.


Our part-time study programme has been specifically designed to be flexible and compatible with the busy schedules of working professionals. All classes in this international programme are taught in English language by experienced tutors and professors who bring with them a great deal of invaluable real-life working experience to share with our students.


Face-to-face seminars will take place during four block weeks at our SBA location in Gaggenau (Southern Germany) as well as during a 2-week intensive international on-campus experience at our partner university in Thousand Oaks, Southern California / USA. Moreover, five modules will be taught online as webinars between the seminar blocks.


Most importantly, core to our studies is the strong link between scientific theory and its application into the daily working lives of our students. During the course of your studies, our students will execute a real-life project in their company to which they can directly apply the tools and strategies acquired during their studies. This project offers an excellent opportunity for our students to position themselves within their company or use it as a stepping-stone for further professional advancement.


  • Project Management & Organisation
  • Entrepreneurship & Strategy
  • Accounting & Corporate Finance
  • Leadership & Competencies
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • International Management
  • Law


  • Globalisation
  • Personality
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Quality Management
  • Finance
Programme Structure and Course Assessments

As a rough guideline, our student will to set aside an average of 10-15 hrs per week in addition to the time required for their project (which takes place at work). This includes the time for the seminars, the written assignments, preparation of presentations as well as blended E-Learning and self-learning periods at home.


A combination of different types of assessments ensure a well-balanced range of written assessments such as:

  • Presentations (P)
  • Case Studies (C)
  • Transfer-Papers (TA)
  • Project-Papers (PSA)
  • Exams (K)
  • Master Thesis (MT)


  • Final oral exam (Defence of Thesis)
Admission Criteria and Application Process
  • Successfully completed primary degree
  • Current employment
  • Project sponsor (company / organisation)
  • Good to excellent English language skills
  • Letter of motivation

Upon receipt of your application papers, we will contact you to arrange for a personal or telephone interview and assessment centre. This includes an in-depth conversation in English about your motivation for the programme and a written case study which can also can be completed online.


The final decision to grant admission to the programme is made by the programme director upon thorough consideration of the overall application and assessment.

Programme Locations and Start Date

The face-to-face seminars will take place at our Steinbeis locations in Gaggenau (close to Baden-Baden) and occasionally in Stuttgart. Moreover, the programme includes a two-week on-campus experience at our partner university in Southern California: School of Management at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California (USA).


The next programme start is scheduled for March 04, 2019.

Programme cost

The total cost of the programme is € 18.900 and is payable in monthly instalments over a period of 24 months or as a lump sum payment (if preferred). In addition, a one-off registration and administration fee of € 540 applies.


The programme cost includes all seminars, access to our online learning platform and all exam fees. Travel expenses and accommodation costs for the seminars in Germany and the USA are not included.

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