The ESMT Berlin Global Online MBA is designed to teach you everything that a modern decision-maker needs to be a successful leader. Analytics, Innovation, and Leadership are at the core of this program which offers great flexibility to its students.
You are able to select the individual modules or subblocks of courses as you go. The MBA is set up to be a 24-month program, with the option to take up to five years to complete it at your own pace.
The Global Online MBA is one of its kind in the European market: It is set up so you can continue working full-time while gaining the knowledge and competencies to support not only your personal development but also the growth and transformation of your company. You choose to add ons to the scheduled courses, adding in personalized career coaching, or taking a global module either in Berlin or a global week international field study.
The program targets individuals who want flexibility in their studies. You can choose to take all modules as scheduled or take a break in between modules.
This fully online study program is delivered on the world's most innovative virtual learning platform by ESMT's world-class faculty.
ESMT’s membership in the Future of Management Education (FOME) alliance guarantees your access to the world’s most innovative online learning environment.
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The ESMT Berlin Global Online MBA is designed to teach you everything that a modern decision-maker needs to be a successful leader. Analytics, innovation, and managerial skills are at the core of this program, which offers you a great deal of flexibility.
The Global Online MBA is designed to be completed in 24 months. However, you can choose to take the modules either in consecutive order as scheduled or take a break in between. You have up to five years to complete the program.
The Global Online MBA is the first of its kind in the European market. It is set up so you can continue working full-time while gaining the knowledge and competencies to support not only your personal development but also the growth and transformation of your company. You can choose to add in various options, including personalized coaching on the career side, or to take an international module either in Berlin or join an international field seminar with your cohort.
Online delivery with two start dates per year: September and May
Leading to the ESMT Berlin MBA degree (60 ECTS)
24-month program duration, with the option to complete the program within five years
Unique kick-off module on how to design a trusted network and ensure the best start to your studies
4 core modules followed by an elective and an optional global exchange module
Elective modules in Technology & Innovation
Access to “small network online courses” (SNOCs) run by 30-plus schools in the GNAM network
Germany's most international alumni network
Focus areas: Analytics and Innovation
Tuition fee: €25,000 (early-bird tuition discount available), option to pay per module
On-Campus activities and access
In addition to a program design that focuses on 100% online learning, all Global Online MBA students are considered full members of the wider ESMT student body. As such, you have full, unrestricted access to the main ESMT campus and all on-campus activities.
In an online world, many of ESMT’s speaker series and open events take place digitally; however, when these take place on campus, you can choose to attend in person. On-campus career events, alumni, club, and all other extracurricular activities are open for Global Online MBA students.
Throughout the program, you will have access to a series of online Career Services materials for specific soft-skills development, as well as access to a robust professional network to help prepare you for the next phase of your career. Packages of individual coaching sessions may be added for an additional cost.
As an ESMT student, you will have the chance to meet with potential employers and recruiters, and connect with business leaders from an array of different sectors.
Through the alumni network, you will also build your professional network on a local and international level.
To apply you should have
Minimum three years of postgraduate professional experience
An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification
GMAT/GRE/ or ESMT admission tests are optional, but strongly recommended
English proficiency test scores, if applicable
Key qualities we look for in applicants
International outlook and intercultural competence
The ambition and motivation to study part-time alongside your full-time work
A change and innovation mindset
To begin the admissions process, you should complete an online application, which requires the following information:
A personal video essay · two minutes in length
Your academic test scores, if applicable