Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Starting dates: March / May / October

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 9,000 / year

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BSBI has partnered with Concordia University Chicago (CUC) to provide an MBA designed and taught by business professionals and educators passionate about preparing ethical leaders for the global marketplace.

CUC MBA courses are recognized by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This means that a CUC education incorporates excellent teaching methods with impressive student learning outcomes that guarantee that you will get the most out of your studies.

The MBA aims to develop personalities capable of leading companies that promote ethical change. You will learn to think critically about business, how to solve problems, and how to create a leadership style relevant to a number of business areas, including accounting, marketing, finance, nonprofit management, and many more.

The curriculum is comprised of 12 core modules that include effective organizational leadership and management, accounting for decision making, and human capital management. You will learn to harness the power of strategy and innovation to help you create relevance in your business.

You will also be offered the opportunity to study the German language together with your program, which is an excellent option for students who are thinking of staying and looking for work in Germany after graduation. This is also a good way to improve your opportunities in the global market.

Why study this course?

An MBA is an extremely valuable business qualification and is a great way to develop the skills you need to accelerate your career and your business. It can lead to higher positions, better salaries, and a host of opportunities.

The variety of core modules, specifically in this MBA program, means that you will gain knowledge of several different business areas. This will help you to be more open-minded and commercial when it comes to building professional relationships and driving your organization forward.

Program structure

The 12 modules that make up the CUC MBA cover all aspects of business leadership. Each module is designed to build on previous modules for the development of trained professionals who are ready to apply an ethical business philosophy in the international marketplace. Thesis is not required.


  • Management and leadership of effective organizations
  • Global Marketing in the Digital Age
  • Ethics, Law and Communication in Decision Making
  • Organizational behavior for a competitive advantage
  • Economics for managers
  • Accounting for decision making
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Strategy
  • Human capital management
  • Statistics applied to management problems
  • Global management
  • Financial management
  • Cornerstone *

* Note: This is the final course of the program and must be taken after completing all other modules.


They will be students:

  • Study in Berlin, a city full of historical monuments, quirky cafes and endless restaurants to explore outside of your studies.
  • Learn to speak like a local with our option to learn German for three hours a week
  • Expand your knowledge with textbooks, academic journals, online conferences, and much more.
  • Work collaboratively with tutors and peers to discuss topics and work on interactive projects.
  • Attend field trips, hands-on workshops, and guest speaker events.


They will be students:

  • Receive an academically rigorous and professionally relevant business program covering a variety of topics: finance, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, digital marketing, economics, and more.
  • Develop excellent communication and collaboration skills through team interaction with peers.
  • Analyze organizational and business challenges through case studies; apply critical and creative thinking to develop innovative business results.
  • Select appropriate technologies and data analytics to develop business solutions and improve organizational performance
  • Integrate a global interconnectedness perspective into business philosophy and practice.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create a business proposal for a new and innovative idea through a final course that synthesizes theoretical business knowledge and its practical application.

Specialization options

Specialization programs are a series of three or four modules that allow you to focus your experience in Finance, Digital Marketing, Healthcare Management or Project Management. These modules are in addition to your MBA modules. Students can study only one specialization program. The fee per student is € 1,200 per specialization program. The delivery of a specialization program is subject to a minimum of 15 students enrolled in the program.

Career opportunities

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Plan, implement and analyze business and leadership strategies with confidence
  • Understand ethical issues in business and develop leadership strategies that take them into account.
  • Implement creative and innovative solutions to boost your business performance.
  • Use your communication skills to develop professional business relationships.
  • Integrate your global perspective into your business philosophy and practice

The MBA program increases self-confidence while developing essential soft skills. Students who continue their studies with the MBA program will be equipped to access more employment opportunities when they begin their careers. Employed professionals will acquire knowledge that will help them achieve promotions or contribute to the growth of a business. There are a host of career options available to MBA graduates in areas including: entrepreneurship, digital marketing, healthcare management, finance, project management, and executive leadership positions.

Admission requirements

Minimum age: 21

Academic Qualifications: Solid Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. If you do not meet the academic requirements, your relevant work experience may be evaluated. You must have at least 3 years of management experience.

English language requirements:

  • Minimum age: 21
  • Academic qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally equivalent accredited institution in the US.
  • GPA obtained 2.25 or more.
  • English language requirements:
    • IELTS – minimum score of 6.0, or;
    • 72 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – for these programs provided by CUC, the DI code is 1140, or;
    • Submit proof of successful completion of level 112 in an English language.
    • PASSWORD minimum score of 6.0

International students who have obtained an advanced degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or students from an English-speaking international university (in which the lingua franca is English) do not need to submit scores in English.

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