Executive MBA in Business & IT

This is your place to stay agile at the forefront of digitalization and rank up to the next level of your career. We at TUM School of Management designed the Executive MBA in Business & IT for you as an experienced IT, technical expert or a digital manager with interest in IT & Digitalization.

Your program to unite business, IT and leadership

We interlink leadership and communication knowledge with profound technology expertise. Our aim is to empower you to expand your knowledge across those fields, strengthen your business skills and introduce you to a network of other innovative experts and leaders. With the program taking place at TUM School of Management – Triple Crown accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB, on the main campus in Munich. Additionally you will attend some of the courses at the Institute of Information Management at the University of St. Gallen.

With your eagerness to leverage your expertise to fuse business and IT processes in the age of digital transformation, now is the right time to become a technological leader and thrive in a managerial role.

What to do next?

Does this sound like the perfect program for you? Scroll down to find a brief overview of the program and use your chance to apply now!

You want to know a little more? Dive into our brochure and learn all about the Executive MBA in Business & IT and see what alumni and professors say about the program.

DETAILS

4
Semesters incl. Master’s Thesis
100%
English language
2
Renowned universities
11
Flexible modules
  • Program Executive MBA in Business & IT
  • Degree Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by Triple Crown accredited TUM School of Management
  • Program Features - Digital transformation & entrepreneurship/innovation
    - Business processes & technology
    - Leadership & personal development
    - IT security & privacy management
  • Target Group Experienced IT or technical experts, digital managers or managers
  • Intake Twice a year, fall (October) & spring (April).
  • Duration 3 semesters plus master’s thesis
  • Format Part-time with modular structure (suitable for full-time working professionals and international students residing abroad)
  • Program language English
  • Location Munich & St. Gallen
  • Study Trip International Study Trip to UC Berkeley, USA
  • Tuition fee € 39.000* (plus student union fee) - The tuition fees are invoiced in 4 installments

*Based on our experience, the German tax benefits help many of our students to self-finance their education as these can be worth of up to 50 % of tuition fees and program related travel costs. Please, consult your personal tax advisor for more details. For participants of our programs residing outside Germany this might be applicable, please check the situation with the local tax authorities in your country of residence.

EVENTS

We are aware that the choice of university is a big one. That is why we want you to meet us in person. We’ve come up with new formats due to the current circumstances to keep reaching out to you with several Virtual Info Sessions per year. We are dedicated to giving you all the information you need and are looking forward to meeting you in person when the situation has normalized. But for now, we are excited to get to know you and introduce ourselves as well as our programs virtually.

Have a look at our Calendar and register now to save your spot at the Virtual Info Session of your choice. We are looking forward to e-meet you!

CURRICULUM

Accompanied by our mentoring program, you will learn new leadership skills and challenge your personal development at the interface of business technology. As the most flexible program of our Executive MBAs, the Executive MBA in Business & IT offers a part-time format with a 10 modular structure which enables working professionals and participants residing abroad to complete their studies without reducing their working hours. Additionally to the content modules, you get to benefit from numerous business partners from academia as well as the IT sector who share their knowledge in evening sessions.

Acknowledging the need for internationalization and networking, we offer attractive overseas opportunities at top international universities.

While six of your modules are hosted by the Technical University Munich (TUM), four modules are held by the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in St. Gallen.

To get a first taste of the Executive MBA Business & IT program, you can take part in one of the modules to receive a certificate. When you choose to start the complete program later on, this certificate will be accredited and you will not have to repeat this specific course. This is only possible with the Executive MBA in Business & IT.

Let Academic Director Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar explain the structure of the Executive MBA in Business & IT in this video:

TUM

  • Munich: On-site from Monday to Friday at main campus (due to safety measurements offered as hybrid modules to be joined virtually)

HSG

  • St. Gallen: On-site from Monday to Friday

Our most flexible program

Following our recommended schedule, you will complete the Executive MBA in Business & IT within two years. However, we also give you the option to individualize your schedule by changing the order of the modules to meet your needs and graduate within 18 months or extend your studies up to three years. 

To fit the program into your life, make sure to check out the modules in detail and discover the schedule for 2020 and 2021 as well as the locations main campus Munich and HSG St. Gallen, Switzerland as well as a study trip to UC Berkeley, US

Modules on Main Campus Munich

To find out more about the module’s schedule please visit its respective page or download the schedule file here.

PARTNERS

Carefully chosen partnerships from Academia and the business world are a vital part of the Executive MBA in Business & IT. Besides our Program Review Board who continuously improves the program according to the needs of the organizations, we have established a number of partnerships with associations and businesses.

International Partner University

An international study trip is part of the Executive MBA in Business & IT. The trip will take place at University of California, Berkeley (USA).

Partner Associations

VOICE is an essential partner of the program who give feedback on content, provide regular input and even give out scholarships.

Business Partners

Several business partners acknowledge and support the program by giving feedback and sending their employees to join the EMBA program.

LOCATIONS

TUM School of Management – Main Campus

The TUM School of Management takes a unique approach to research and teaching at the highest level of academic excellence and at the interface of management, engineering, natural and life sciences. Since its establishment, TUM School of Management has successfully carried out interdisciplinary and interfaculty research and successfully cooperated with external research facilities. The faculty employs a total of 35 professors and an additional 250 staff members. The TUM School of Management cooperates with about 160 internationally renowned universities and business schools.

 University of St. Gallen

The University of St. Gallen (HSG) was founded as a business academy in 1898, during the heyday of the St. Gallen embroidery industry. Today, it is home to respected faculties such as the School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs. The first lecture was held in 1899. The practice-oriented approach and integrative view have characterized the education offering since those early days. Today, HSG is one of Europe’s leading business schools and EQUIS and AACSB accredited. The University of St. Gallen’s Institute of Information Management (IWI-HSG) is an independent, largely self-financed institute dedicated to conducting research and academic education at the interface between business and information technology.

Our Students

Starting your Executive MBA in Business & IT, you will be welcomed into a dynamic group of students. Coming from different academic and cultural backgrounds with experience in various sectors, you will learn from each other and find new approaches in enriched conversations and discussions.

They also represent a wide range of nationalities of more than 20 in the previous years to date: Austria, Brazil, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Mozambique, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Spain, Syria, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela.

 

Key Facts

Age: Ø 35 years

Work experience: 11 years

Management experience: 4 years

Women/Men (%): 40 / 60

Academic background

Sectors

Scholarship

A partial scholarship is offered by our partner VOICE e.V. To be eligible to apply, your organization must be a member of VOICE. All further information is available in the Executive MBA Business & IT brochure.

APPLICATION

For more details on formal entry requirements, your application processapplication rounds as well as step-by-step guidance, please check our admission page.

Contact

Are you ready to become a technological leader now?

We appreciate your interest in this Executive MBA program and would love to meet you: Get in touch with our program managers for a first consultation. We are happy to answer all your questions related to the content and structure of the program, guide you through our Executive MBA requirements as well as assess your CV.

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