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The ESMT Berlin Part-time Blended MBA in Business Innovation is an ideal way to continue working full-time while gaining the knowledge and competencies to support not only your personal development but also the growth and transformation of your company.
The program targets individuals with a minimum of three years of professional experience who wish to be effective change agents in their organisation. Whether you are part of a mature corporate needing to stimulate disruptive innovation or a startup looking to scale up, this program could be the next step in your career.
Learn about essential MBA topics, followed by specifically designed courses on customer centricity, entrepreneurial strategy and innovation, digital business, and agility.
Flexibility is at the core of this two-year study program delivered face-to-face and on the world’s most innovative virtual learning platform by ESMT's world-class faculty. Our integrated approach comprises 80% online MBA study and 20% in person over 14 weekends in either Berlin or Munich (all students attend the first module in Berlin).
Germany’s First Triple Accredited Part-Time Blended MBA
ESMT Berlin is the first German business school to launch a triple-accredited blended MBA program. The Part-time Blended MBA is an ideal way to continue working full-time while gaining a fully accredited MBA.
Blended combines the best of online and face-to-face learning. It means that you benefit from the flexibility of interactive online learning at your own pace while also learning from your peers and world-class faculty during the in-person modules. Each course has both face-to-face and online components. Keep your current job, enhance your expertise and build your network in one program.
The Part-time MBA has been specifically designed to help bring success in a rapidly changing world. Whether you are part of a mature corporation needing to stimulate disruptive innovation or a startup looking to scale up, this program could be the next step in your career.
ESMT Berlin is ranked by the Financial Times as the #1 business school in Germany and #9 in Europe. Our international focus means you join a school with Germany’s most international alumni network in over 40 countries.
Innovation In The Age Of Digital Competition
The ESMT Berlin Part-time Blended MBA in Business Innovation is an ideal way to continue working full-time while gaining the knowledge and competencies to support not only your personal development but also the growth and transformation of your company looking to evolve with the business demands of tomorrow. Learn about essential MBA topics, followed by specifically designed courses on customer centricity, entrepreneurial strategy and innovation, digital business, and agility.
Flexibility is at the core of this two-year study program, which includes content drawing from ESMT’s academic strengths, delivered face-to-face and on the world’s most innovative virtual learning platform. Our integrated approach calls for 80% online study, with 20% of the program taking place in person over 14 weekends in either Berlin or Munich.
ESMT’s membership in the Future of Management Alliance (FOME) allows us to deliver best-in-class content and expertise straight to you at your convenience, whether in the evenings or on the weekends. The program’s residential modules in Berlin or Munich connect you to your professors and fellow students, as well to a diverse network of ESMT alumni around the world.
The program includes an optional week-long module abroad, as part of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) Network Weeks. Credits earned on international modules can be used to substitute other courses. Places on international modules are limited. Availability is not guaranteed for all participants.
Blended delivery with 80% online / 20% face-to-face
Leading to the ESMT Berlin MBA degree (60 ECTS)
24-month program duration
14 face-to-face modules (Thursday afternoon - Saturday)
Cohort-based: you start and finish with the same group of people, allowing you to build a network
Locations: choose to study in either Berlin or Munich for each module
September 2021 intake
Germany's most international alumni network
Focus areas: business transformation, digital innovation, agility, disruption, analytics
Tuition fee: 38,000 EUR (early-bird tuition discount available)
The Career Services team is available to help with your long and short-term career development. If you are looking for a new direction you can improve your profile with the help of the career experts and network through company visits and the career fair on campus.
The corporate network ESMT offers you is diverse. ESMT builds relations with large companies, medium-sized enterprises, and the vibrant startup scene across Germany. Networking is and will be a key element in making the next career step, and Career Services is dedicated to connecting you with ESMT alumni in varied industries and sectors across the globe.
Some of the on- and offline services you can access include:
Face-to-face career counseling
Tools and resources via the Career Portal
Access to the ESMT job platform
Access to the ESMT alumni platform
Annual Career Fair on campus in Berlin
Currently ranked in the FT Business School ranking as the #1 business school in Germany and #9 in Europe, ESMT is one of only two business schools in Germany to appear in every international ranking among the top business school rankings. Have a look at where our programs rank.
To apply, you should have
Three years of postgraduate professional experience
An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification
Strong GMAT/GRE scores or strong performance in ESMT’s admissions test
Key qualities we look for in applicants
International outlook and intercultural competence
A change and innovation mindset
The ambition and motivation to work full-time and study part-time