Full-time MBA

General

Program Description

Accreditation
The MSM full-time MBA is accredited by AMBA, ACBSP, IACBE and NVAO. Maastricht School of Management is institutionally accredited by ATHEA. MSM is recognized as Tier One Business School in the CEO Magazine 2019 Global MBA Rankings.

Joining the full-time MBA program means that you can enjoy all benefits of studying full-time at the MSM campus in Maastricht. Besides the regular classes and activities we offer you, a special optional Career and Personal Development Track (CPDT) to help you achieve your goals, an Innovation Week and many extracurricular activities.

Career and Personal Development Track

We have created a special optional Career and Personal Development Track (CPDT) to help you achieve your goals. The CPDT aims at providing you with the tools necessary to help you find a job upon completion of your MBA degree at MSM. Throughout the year, you will train your soft-skills and prepare yourself for a successful career. Personal development training is also integrated in some of the courses of the curriculum. What to expect in the CPDT:

  • networking events,
  • HR managers coming to talk to you,
  • collaboration with regional corporate partners that are looking for international students,
  • CV book published by MSM for our corporate partners to facilitate the recruitment of our students,
  • business challenges, company visits and guest speakers,
  • workshops on CV and motivational letter writing, presentation skills, LinkedIn and video resume, elevator pitch
  • individual self-awareness and self-development coaching
  • holistic life balance trainings.

After graduating from the full-time MBA program at MSM, you may be eligible for an orientation year permit. This means you can stay in the Netherlands for 1 year in order to search for a job as a highly skilled migrant. If you find a job in the Netherlands, the work permit process is designed to be much easier for graduates of MSM’s full-time program.

Develop your global leadership skills
Joining the full-time MBA class will challenge you to develop your management skills in a diverse, international and multicultural environment. The more than two dozen nationalities represented in the atypical class of the full-time, residential format of the MBA creates a stimulating learning environment inside and outside the classroom. This will help you develop your global and multicultural leadership skills and expand your global network.

Innovation Week
The Innovation Week is held in Maastricht and combines interactive workshop activity, interspersed with lectures from guest speakers leading innovation and innovation management across various business sectors. The course consists of two modules: Agile Project Planning and Service Design.

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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