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PRACTICAL AND INTERNATIONAL

WHERE AND HOW TO APPLY?

Internationality is a very important feature at Esslingen University. Thanks to our active contact with partner universities around
the world, students from a variety of cultures have travelled here
to study, work and live together. The resulting intercultural cooperation in project work is a particular highlight for our masters
students.
Esslingen University has close contacts with many international
companies, and strongly encourages the hands-on application of
theory in a practice semester in the industry.

Hochschule Esslingen
University of Applied Sciences
Graduate School
Flandernstr. 101
73732 Esslingen
GERMANY
Phone: +49(0)711.397-44 66
Fax:
+49(0)711.397-44 63
mba@hs-esslingen.de

The Esslingen University masters programs are regularly accredited by renowned associations such as the ASIIN.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

ESSLINGEN AN IDEAL PLACE TO STUDY

Bachelors degree or equivalent, preferably in the field of


Engineering, Mathematics or Natural Sciences
General Management Admission Test (GMAT)
(see www.mba.com for test sites, our code: TJ2-P4-65) or

The city of Esslingen has a population of over 93,000 inhabitants, and lies nestled in the vineyards overlooking the Neckar
valley. Stuttgart, the capital city of Baden-Wuerttemberg, is only
20 kilometres away.

Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)


(see www.ets.org for test sites, our code: 7004)
Design: www.jungkommunikation.de - October 2012

English language test for non-native speakers

Esslingen has a history reaching back over 1,200 years, a history


in which tradition and progress have gone hand in hand. Since
its industrialisation, Esslingen has been an attractive industrial and business centre. Many international companies such as
Daimler, Eberspcher and Festo have settled here.

A minimum of two years work experience after your


undergraduate degree
Our target group:

Esslingens historical city centre, with its half-timbered houses,


its cafs and its diverse cultural life, is an ideal surrounding for a
successful study time.

experienced engineers with management ambitions


Application deadline: May 31st

www.graduate-school.de/mba

MBA IN INTERNATIONAL
INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT
Master of Business
Administration

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Kocher

Ludwigsburg
Neckar

Netherlands

Poland

Berlin

Stuttgart

Germany

Belgium

Esslingen
Gppingen

Frankfurt

Czech Republic
France

BadenWrttemberg

Tbingen
Reutlingen
Donau

Austria
Switzerland

Italy

Graduate School

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MBA - International Industrial Management

more than knowledge

The bridge between engineering and management

For tomorrows challenges

A GOOD MIXTURE OF
THEORY AND PRACTICE
Course Overview in Semesters

Corporate project and thesis in the industry


The Esslingen University is surrounded by well-known companies, many of them global players such as Behr, Bosch, Daimler, Festo, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Krcher, Modine, Porsche and
Siemens: a great benefit for our university and for our students.

3.

Masters Thesis, Masters Thesis Colloquium


Module Methods and Tools:

Scientific Methodology

Our students gain a thorough knowledge in all functional


areas of business management in the industrial sector. This
equips our participants in a unique manner for tomorrows challenges of globalization and constant technological development.
Another feature of the program is our dedication to producing
business graduates who are marketable.
Graduates of the Esslingen MBA
have an in-depth understanding of the functional fields of business and interrelationships in complex organisations

Module Business Planning:

Business Simulation, Entrepreneurship, Mergers & Acquisitions


Module Finance:

Management Accounting
Module information Technology:

2.

are able to think and act in global dimensions


have experience of applied quantitative and behavioral tools of
business analysis and decision-making

Corporate Risk Management

are able to build bridges between companies, countries and


cultures

Module Organizational Behavior:

Study in English experience Germany

Being part of networks is essential for success in todays global business world. Through our alumni platform, generations
of graduates build an international network, exchanging and
keeping in touch.

Module International Management:

Module marketing and strategy:


Module Methods and Tools:

Global Operations Management, Production Systems


Human Resources Management, Leadership and Business Ethics
Module Finance:

Applied Corporate Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial


Accounting, Quantitative Methods

A choice I would definitely


make again.

The International Network

Enterprise Resource Planning


Applied Int. Marketing, Int. Commercial Transactions, Int. Finance,
Int. Marketing, Int. Technology and Production

Studying the MBA in Esslingen is more than just education. It is


an experience that widens our participants horizons.

The Esslingen MBA aims to prepare students for a management


career in an international environment. The course emphasizes
hands-on training and the application of analytical tools, working
with a broad array of management concepts. Our Language and
Culture Program prepares students for work in a German company.

Module Masters Thesis:

Practical case studies


The module Business Planning is designed to bring together
and apply the knowledge acquired in other modules: founding
a company and evaluating a business idea; corporate decision
making; and buying and selling a company or a business unit
are covered in this module.

Module Corporate Project:


Corporate Project Report

Focus on industry through company visits


The module Operations Management is designed to make the
student understand the importance of operations in business.
Through company visits, students learn different means of meeting operational challenges and being competitive.

Many regions and countries are undergoing a period of rapid and


radical change. New markets are emerging: global enterprise is
the norm rather than the exception. Todays business managers
need a whole new range of skills and perceptions in order to lead
their enterprises into the global marketplace.

Peer Breusing, MBA 2005


Project Leader Technical Purchasing
Robert Bosch GmbH

Future Executives
As future managers, our graduates are qualified to identify, analyze and solve complex issues in all areas of business management. Our intercultural project work focuses strongly on the
interconnection of finance, sales and marketing, and operations
management. It teaches students a competent and goal-oriented
approach to problem-solving.

Module Information Technology:

e-Commerce, Information Technology


Module Marketing and Strategy:

1.

Applied Marketing, Corp.Strategy, Economics, Industrial Marketing


Module Methods and Tools:

Project Management
Module Operations Management:

Industrial Solutions, Production and Operations Management,


Quality Management
Module Organizational Behavior:

Interpersonal Skills, Teamwork

Highlights of the Esslingen MBA

Language and Culture Program In September

Additionally, German classes are offered parallel to the first semester.


Total Duration: 3 Semesters (18 months)
For the latest course overview please see www.graduate-school.de/mba