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Qualification: Master’s degree in business (no legal status)

Master’s degree in business (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • be innovative and creative,
  • analyse, synthesise and envisage solutions and the consequences,
  • master research methods, procedures and processes, develop critical and self-critical assessment,
  • apply acquired knowledge in practice,
  • master research methods, procedures and processes in the field of social sciences and develop critical and self-critical assessment in the field of entrepreneurship, creativity, economics, organisation, marketing, management, business ethics and organisational culture,
  • pursue independent and team work,
  • develop communication skills, with an emphasis on the international environment,
  • demonstrate a capacity for ethical reflection and a commitment to professional ethics,
  • demonstrate a cooperative approach, work in a team and in research groups,
  • build upon knowledge and the capacity to apply economic theory in specific situations of decision-making which entrepreneurs and managers frequently face,
  • integrate various professional disciplines with the aim of attaining single entrepreneurial objectives,
  • understand the importance of a national multicultural image in the world and in Europe and handle cultural differences and moral dilemmas,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of the history of the development of economics, economic sciences, other business sciences and entrepreneurship,
  • understand and resolve specific work problems through the application of scientific methods and procedures,
  • link knowledge from various areas (interdisciplinarity),
  • place new information and interpretations in the context of development of the profession of entrepreneurship and management,
  • develop skills in the application of knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship,
  • use information and communication technologies and systems,
  • recognise and master current and envisaged roles and the importance of the HR function,
  • understand the difference between passive (HR) and active management of employees (human resources),
  • recognise and develop employee competences,
  • recognise and master new forms of organisation, relations and types of work,
  • recognise opportunities and threats in the global market in relation to human resources and especially recognise the specific nature of the relationship to individual elements within the EU,
  • recognise the importance and weight of business finances as a fundamental business function in terms of both obtaining sources of finance and even more so in terms of managing those sources,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the most modern methods, techniques and tools in the field of corporate finance, solve practical problems in the financial operation of a company/organisation,
  • apply information technology (IT) to create new undertakings and gain value,
  • critically select principles for solving specific work problems with IT,
  • transform an organisation using IT,
  • analyse, synthesise and envisage solutions and the consequences of phenomena in conditions of intercultural communication and international operations,
  • resolve specific professional problems in the area of moral dilemmas, disputes and conflicts and managing cultural differences through the application of verified scientific methods and procedures,
  • apply knowledge from the field of business ethics and culture in unpredictable business situations of the EU environment,
  • perform complex business planning in the modern world (build on knowledge for business planning, e.g. entrepreneur business plan using demanding and up-to-date methods),
  • pursue interdisciplinary thinking in the case of planning new undertakings and especially the growth and development of existing undertakings,
  • apply techniques and methods of project management in a practical case,
  • use the main economic tools for business decisions (marginal analysis, risk analysis, cost and production function, use of basic econometric models).

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  • A completed first-cycle study programme in a relevant professional field: social sciences (economics), business and administration (business operations, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, finance, banking, accounting and related professional fields) and at least 180 credits; or
  • completed first-cycle study programme in another professional field not covered in the previous indent, and at least 180 credits; students must pass two differential exams in the amount of 16 credits (Entrepreneurship 7 credits and Basics of Management 9 credits).

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Independent higher education institution, GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

 

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Students must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their studies.

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle study programme in a relevant professional field: social sciences (economics), business and administration (business operations, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, finance, banking, accounting and related professional fields) and at least 180 credits; or
  • completed first-cycle study programme in another professional field not covered in the previous indent, and at least 180 credits; students must pass two differential exams in the amount of 16 credits (Entrepreneurship 7 credits and Basics of Management 9 credits).
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Students must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their studies.