Program & Price
The program is online. A student is taking studies from his/her home or any other place.
During the program, a 1-week stay in Amsterdam in included in the fee (with the possibility of staying longer for additional payment). Within your stay you will be working on your project with your supervisor who will assist you in organizing your trip. In Amsterdam you will visit the companies relevant to your project and develop your own network.
We offer a high-quality program that is in full accordance with standards for an MBA program. Our program is incomparably cheaper than any other program that would provide such a high level of education!
So how the process is organized? A student receives study materials for each study block. The student studies those materials and needs to prepare the assignments for each course. The assignments are different – it could be an essay, small research, offering the solution, etc. Then the student needs to send the assignment to the tutor within a particular deadline. A tutor checks the assignment and provides evaluation with detailed feedback. Our tutors are all experienced specialists in their area – professors of universities, MBA graduates, practising professionals. Though the program is online, the participants receive relevant feedback on their assignments.
The course is certified.
|Full||€ 12 000|
|Subsidized*||€ 4 000|
* If you would like to use a subsidized price in addition to a standard curriculum you will be asked to follow an extra course – Sustainability in Business. During the course, you will have to complete a series of assignments and prepare a final project within a company at the end of the course.
We offer subsidized prices for responsible leaders who aim to bring positive changes to the business. We believe that corporate social responsibility is an essential part of modern business. And for that reason, we offer a reduced fee for the program for students who are ready to bring CSR values into their work.
The Program consists of the following blocks:
Students will be provided with all the necessary materials within each block. In addition, the participants will be provided with the list of literature that they can read to deepen their knowledge.
This is a broad block that includes both general topics (introduction into the course and overview of the international business field) and more specific ones (foundations of managerial economics and managerial finance, other aspects of international business).
Within this block, you will learn practical aspects that are necessary to understand international business. This block provides useful knowledge and skills for working in the international business environment.
This block is based on PMP (Project Management Professionals) methodology. The participants will be introduced to the foundations of project management methods which allow them to design and implement projects in the most professional way.
In addition to traditional project management methods, the participants will learn the foundations of lean six sigma, agile, and scrum. These tools are widely used in most successful companies. The participants will learn how these methodologies can be applied to improve the quality of work within the organization.
Marketing & Strategy
In this block, participants will learn the foundation of marketing and strategy at the organization. It is not enough just to offer a good product or provide an outstanding service. You need to have good marketing if you want your product or service to be known and sold! You will learn how to build such marketing! Within the block, the participants learn the foundations of marketing. A large focus is made on digital marketing – how to use online tools in order to advance the organization. The participants learn about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and the ways to make the website of the organization searchable in Google.
Within the strategy part, the participants learn how to design and implement the strategy within the organization. They learn what are the key success factors for the strategy, how to align the structure and the activities of the organization to the strategic planning. Good strategy is the key to success. But in order to design and implement that strategy, everyone has to obtain particular knowledge and skills. Good specialists in marketing & strategy are in high demand in the labor market. Within this block, you will get that knowledge!
International communication is a very important aspect of international business today. Without effective communication with your colleagues and partners you cannot build a successful business. Within this block, you will learn about the differences and similarities in communicational strategies within different cultures. You will understand how to communicate with partners from other countries. You will raise your awareness of communication technologies in international business.
Moreover, within this block, you will learn how to design speech, develop arguments, and express yourself in a professional way. This knowledge and skills allow leading the discussions in the way where your arguments are heard and understood. You will develop your public speaking skills.
This block is useful for those who have (or plan to have) their own start-ups and would like to develop it further. Also, this block is suitable for employees working for their companies (or plan to start working) who want to enhance their entrepreneurial knowledge and use it at their work.
This block consists of general topics on entrepreneurship – what entrepreneurship is, how to develop entrepreneurial motivation, how to apply entrepreneurial knowledge within a particular company, and many other topics. Moreover, the block touches upon the concept of Lean Start-up – how to design and implement a start-up. This knowledge could is useful for those who want to design and implement new products or services.
This block will be highly practical! Participants will get not only knowledge but also practice!
Within this part of the course, the participants work on the actual company assignments. You will work on real business problems trying to offer solutions for existing challenges. You will get the chance to have contact with companies and learn more about their work. Students work on real problems of real companies. Problem-based learning takes students to a simulated real business and professional context that involves policy, process, and ethical problems that must be understood and resolved to a successful outcome.
Practicing through a combination of learning strategies to discover the nature of a problem, understanding the constraints and options to its resolution, defining the input variables, and understanding the viewpoints involved, students learn to negotiate the complex nature of issues and how competing resolutions may inform decision making. It also promotes the development of critical thinking. Students learn how to analyze a problem, identify relevant facts, generate hypotheses, identify necessary information/knowledge for solving the problem, and make reasonable judgments about solving the problem.
In addition, students also work with various business cases. While solving the case, you will learn battle-proven ways of how to solve complex business problems and how to present solutions. Analyze a case and present your solution to our experienced trainers!
Self-Awareness and Personal Development
An important part of an MBA program is personal development. Within this program, you will get various opportunities for personal development. You will become more aware of your own strengths and weaknesses, learn how to emphasize your strengths, and effectively use them in your work.
You will work with the business trainer who will be supporting your personal development process.
Each student is unique. Each student has his or her own learning needs and career plans. Individual tuition is a part of our Online MBA course that will be designed for every participant individually.
We conduct in-depth interviews with our students in order to determine their learning needs and expectations. Based on these interviews we design the personalized learning plan. All the students are welcome to let us know what they would like to include or exclude. This could be an additional theory in marketing block, for example, on Lean 6 Sigma. Or an additional assignment. Tuition will be designed individually for each student.
During the entire duration of the program you will be provided personal guidance – mentorship – to guide you within studies and help you with your career choices.
Good network is the key for starting your dream career! For example, in the Netherlands about 70% of all jobs are found via the network!
Great attention during the program will be given to the topic of networking – how you should build your network, what are the effective channels for growing network. We will provide you the tools helping you to build the network that can help to advance your career. Also you will be provided the opportunities for networking – you will communicate with various people and organizations during the course that could possibly help you in starting your international career.
Part of the program is working on a personal project/business. From the beginning you will be asked to start thinking about a personal project or a business that you would like to develop during the studies. If you already have a start-up – you are welcome to offer your start-up as the project to work on during the year. In case if it meets the requirements of the program your start-up can be accepted as your personal project.
If you do not have a start-up you can offer an idea of the start-up to work on as your personal project during the studies. However, if your professional interests do not lay in the field of own business – you are welcome to choose another field for a personal project.
During the studies you will have to work on a personal project and complete it by the end of the program.
At the beginning of the second half of the project you will be invited to start thinking about your final project. The final project is comprehensive research related to one of the topics you have learned during the program. The final project is to be implemented in collaboration with a company. You will be asked to find a company for your final project yourself. If you have difficulties finding the company – we will try to assist you to find the right organization that can contribute to your project.
During the program you will visit the Netherlands and spend at least 1 week in Amsterdam! Within your stay you will be working on your project with your supervisor who will assist you in organizing your trip. In Amsterdam you will visit the companies relevant to your project and develop your own network. In addition, you will get job training. That means that we will analyze your CV and consult you on how to find the job in the Netherlands or another European country. If you are interested in getting hired in particular company in the Netherlands – you can let that us know in advance, and we will consult you on the proper approach. During your stay, you also have the chance to have appointment with the employees of these companies.
You will get:
- 1 week stay in Amsterdam (with the possibility of staying longer for additional payment). You will be provided accommodation in a shared apartment in Amsterdam
- Program: working on your project, mentorship, consultation on finding a job in the Netherlands
- Visa invitation: we will provide you with a visa invitation letter and guide on the visa application process
Amsterdam trip is included in the fee for all Online MBA participants. You don’t have to pay any extra fees.
Tickets to and from Amsterdam and visa costs are not included in the program fee.
You travel any time during your 1-year Online MBA program. You can choose the convenient dates and let us know in advance, after that we will arrange the trip for you accordingly.