Master of Business Administration

General

Program Description

About the Program

The double degree MBA for emerging leaders is jointly offered by GUtech and the Executive Academy of Vienna University for Economics and Business (WU).

The GUtech-WU MBA is an international double-degree program that brings together the outstanding international status of the Executive Academy at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and GUtech with its full understanding of the Omani economic landscape.

WU Executive Academy is part of Vienna University of Economics and Business, the largest university of its kind in Europe, with over 23,000 students from 110 countries. The university is accredited by AACSB and EQUIS, the most prestigious accreditations worldwide for Business Schools. In addition, the MBA programs of WU Executive Academy are accredited by AMBA, the Association of MBAs.

This MBA is designed for professionals seeking to embrace current challenges in a complex and ever-changing business environment. It provides talented professionals with methods and knowledge necessary to become tomorrow‘s leaders, e.g. from leadership, organization, strategy, and finance. The program lasts for 18 months. Courses will be delivered in blocks of four days per month from Thursday to Sunday.

The program will be offered at GUtech campus by a team of highly qualified faculty from WU Executive Academy and GUtech. Successful students will receive two MBA degrees, one from GUtech and one from WU Vienna.

Career and Studies Opportunities

Top recruiters are actively seeking high-caliber graduates who combine a detailed knowledge of a specific industry with strong business acumen. The GUtech-WU double degree will prepare you to progress or change your career path.

Structure

The GUtech-WU MBA program is structured to impart knowledge through a diverse and exciting modular blended learning approach, including case studies, business simulations, presentations, and interactive classwork.

Each module will be taught by highly experienced staff from both universities at GUtech campus over four days (Thursday – Sunday). The four days are supported by a per-module and post-module phase. The MBA is completed by a master thesis which supervised by faculty of either GUtech or WU.

The entire GUtech-WU MBA program spans a period of approximately 18 months with a workload of 90 credit points (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS). Students can opt to study some modules in Vienna at WU.

Students may specialize in one of these areas:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Tourism Management
  • Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

A recognized Bachelor degree.

Language requirements

Proof of English proficiency (e.g. TOEFL 79 internet-based test, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

General requirements

Three years of relevant work experience.

Applicants will be selected based on their academic background, skills, and work experience and an interview.

Course Outline

The GUtech-WU MBA module outlines below will be delivered by faculty members from WU and GUtech.

Module Number Name of Module ECTS Module Taught by Faculty from
1 Managing People & Organizations 6 WU
2 Financial Management 6 WU
3 Advanced Financial Management 6 WU
4 Competitive Analysis & Strategy 6 WU
5 Strategic Marketing Management 6 WU
6 Managerial Economics 6 WU
7 Operations Management 6 WU
8 Entrepreneurship & Innovation 3 WU
9 Business & Society 6 WU
10 Business Intelligence & Analytics 6 GUtech
11 International Business 6 WU
12 Logistics & Supply Chain Management 6 GUtech
13 Business Laws & Regulations in Oman 6 GUtech
14 Master Thesis 15 GUtech or WU

Fees & Scholarship

Application fee

A non-refundable fee OMR 100 is required prior to the application being processed.

Tuition fees

The total credit points required to complete and obtain the GUtech-WU MBA is 90 ECTS credit points (ECTS CP). Fees are calculated on the basis of OMR 167 per ECTS CP.

Scholarship opportunities

Scholarships amounting to 30% of the total fees are available for the first twenty-five (25) students. There is not a separate application for these scholarships.

Last updated September 2019

About the School

The history of the German University of Technology (GUtech) can be traced back to 2003 when visionary Omanis contemplated the establishment of a high-quality university of technology in Oman. This vis ... Read More

The history of the German University of Technology (GUtech) can be traced back to 2003 when visionary Omanis contemplated the establishment of a high-quality university of technology in Oman. This vision was inspired by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’ directions for the provision of quality higher education in Oman by private investors. Read less