Executive MBA Bucharest

WU Executive Academy

Program Description

Executive MBA Bucharest

WU Executive Academy

Executive MBA Bucharest - a Vienna University of Business and Economics program - to expand your career options and update your management knowledge.

This Executive MBA, accredited by EQUIS, is the globally oriented flagship program of the Vienna University of
Economics and Business (WU), Europe’s largest business university.

Interactive classes in Bucharest, supplemented by two residencies in Austria and the U.S.A. will expose participants to the latest management and business know-how. In addition to professors from WU Vienna, teaching is conducted by leading professors from North America (Harvard, Thunderbird School of Global Management, University of Minnesota) and European academics, senior managers and policy makers.

In a challenging but nurturing environment, we will provide you with the tools necessary to fulfill your potential to become a world-class business leader. The program builds a deep understanding of business fundamentals in all major functional areas, while emphasizing the skills and abilities needed to recognize and adapt to emerging trends and new technologies. For 14 months and only 34 days off-the-job, you will study and work on projects in the U.S.A. and Austria before being awarded the WU MBA degree.

The program provides managers and senior professionals with an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and to implement acquired techniques and skills in the workplace.

After completion of the program, you will join a network of over 1,000 alumni working in diverse companies and institutions around the world.

Executive MBA Bucharest in a nutshell

-- Duration: 14 Months

-- Language: English

-- Accenture: International management and Finance

-- Faculty: Austrian and international faculty (WU, Harvard, Thunderbird, Carlson School of Management, Univ. of South Carolina etc.)

-- 14 modules, 1 presence module per month from Thursday to Sunday

-- Location: Bucharest, plus 2 residencies of 1 week each to Minneapolis and Vienna

-- Accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA

-- Admission: High potentials/managers from middle and top management positions, Bachelor degree, min. 5 years working experience

-- Graduation: Master of Business Administration, University of Economics and Business, Vienna

-- Tuition Fee: 35,000,- Euros for the program,

  • Including tuition, course materials, catering during the Vienna modules and residencies
  • Travel and accommodation costs are not included
  • The program fee is VAT exempt according to § 6 paragraph 12 Austrian Value Added Tax Law. The program fee may be tax deductible.

-- Scholarships:

The WU Executive Academy regularly offers scholarships. Detailed information is available athttps://www.executiveacademy.at/en/financing-options/Pages/financing-options.aspx

Good Reasons for Choosing this Executive MBA

The decision to pursue an MBA program is a serious commitment. Therefore, it is essential to choose the right one.

International Accreditations

WU Vienna belongs to the elite circle of MBA providers that are EQUIS accredited. Moreover, WU Vienna is among a handful of universities in the German-speaking community that is included in the Financial Times ranking.

World Class Faculty

WU Vienna’s international faculty consists of both worldrenowned professors and internationally acclaimed top executives. They provide the latest scientifically-based knowledge and a profound understanding of cuttingedge management tools.

International Program

The exclusive program with its cross-cultural teams, top faculty and international resedencies reflects the reality of conducting business today.

Worldwide Alumni Network

As an Executive MBA graduate, participants become part of a widespread and exclusive alumni network. Cross-cultural business relationships give alumni access to an extended global network and a pool of exclusive alumni services.

Outstanding Peer Group

Carefully selected participants with diverse backgrounds and perspectives contribute as much to the quality of the program as does faculty. Creating new ideas, reflecting on one’s current work and exchanging insights with like-minded international colleagues adds immeasurable value to the program.

Flexible Format

The specific structure of the Executive MBA is designed to meet the individual needs of hard-working executives. Therefore, the modular structure allows managers to participate in an internationally renowned MBA program while developing their individual careers.

Added Value for Employers

The value of recruiting and retaining top talent is key for
forward-thinking companies. Supporting their managers in
pursuing an Executive MBA at the WU Executive Academy
is rewarded by highly motivated and talented individuals
who bring the full force of their knowledge and abilities to
bear on behalf of the employer’s goals for the future.

State-of-the-Art Technology

Program participants have access to “learn@wu”, WU’s
leading e-learning platforms with more than 45,000 e-learning materials and over 32,000 users benefitting from modern technology-based learning methods.

Admission Criteria

A University degree is required to apply for this program.

Applicants must prove at least 5 years of work experience. The Executive MBA (Bucharest) is looking for people with at least 5 years of work experience in a management position or with a specialized knowledge obtained throughout the career (engineer, architect, journalist, doctor, diplomat etc.) Different backgrounds and experiences add additional value to the class itself and the entire program.

Fluency in English is required to follow this international program.

Special Admission Criteria

The following additional information is required for admission in case the applicant does not hold a University degree:

•The proof of another academic credential or background.
•A satisfactory GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score.
•Outstanding work experience.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

Last updated July 1, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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14 months
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35,000 EUR
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