Executive MBA

General

Program Description

Accreditation
The degree is internationally accredited by AMBA, IACBE and ACBSP. It is also subject to the standards set by the international accrediting body ATHEA. Furthermore, the Executive MBA in Maastricht is accredited by NVAO and therefore leads to a Dutch-degree in terms of legislation in the Netherlands. MSM's Executive MBA has been ranked as the 6th best Executive MBA program in the world in the CEO Magazine 2019 Global Executive MBA rankings.

Designed for working professionals
There are four modules each year, always in January, April, July, and October. Most of the modules are 8-days long (Saturday – Saturday). The Specialization Module, which always takes place in June/July of the second year of studies, is 13 days long. The Classes are conducted at MSM in Maastricht and consist of interactive lectures, group assignments, topic related guest lectures and work visits.

Immediate results
The practice-oriented approach in the MSM Executive MBA enables you to apply the newly gained knowledge and skills directly to the daily practice of your organization. Being an MBA program for working professionals, the MSM Executive MBA is less about exams, but more about the individual applied assignments. Usually, for each course, you complete both group and individual assignments focusing on actual problems of an organization which you can apply to your own organization. This not only helps you to put your knowledge into practice, your company benefits from your knowledge right from the first course. The final ExecutiveMBA project will be either an academic research project, a business consulting project or a business plan completely dedicated to your organization. In this way, you actively contribute to improving the performance of your company.

Learn from diversity
The MSM Executive MBA Classis characterized by diversity. You share your learning experience with fellow participants from different cultural and professional backgrounds. The Executive MBA provides excellent opportunities to enhance intercultural communication skills.

Customize your MBA
To allow you to customize your MBA around your specific study needs and career perspectives, MSM offers a number of specializations:

Business-related specializations:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business and Sustainable Development
  • Accounting & Finance
  • The Digital Economy
  • Supply Chain Management

Industry-focused specializations*:

  • Sports Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Public Sector Management

*some of the industry focused specializations might be subject to additional fees.

Last updated October 2019

About the School

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands with a large worldwide network of students, alumni and partners. MSM is a personal ... Read More

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) is one of the oldest and most international business schools in the Netherlands with a large worldwide network of students, alumni and partners. MSM is a personally oriented business school offering internationally accredited MBA (full-time MBA, Executive MBA, Online MBA) and Master in Management programs, and short executive courses. Studying in one of MSM’s programs means you will share your study experience with participants from many countries and professional backgrounds. Being part of such a diverse community offers you the opportunity to expand your international network and to learn from fellow participants by exchanging knowledge and experience. Read less

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