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MBA Business Psychology – Get your degree flexible alongside the job!

Degree: Master of Business Administration – Business Psychology

Application deadline 10.10.2021 | Start of studies 15.11.2021

  • 5 years study duration
  • Flexible alongside your job
  • Access without prior knowledge of business administration
  • Career development
  • Enables doctoral studies
  • Individual focus selectable
  • Best price-performance ratio

Are you interested in management as well as in industrial and organizational psychology? Do you want to know how to master the digital transformation of your company or department and ensure the commitment and performance of your employees? Then study the MBA Business Psychology at Triagon Academy now!

This course is highly relevant as companies are undergo change due to modern work design. Consequently, digitally competent managers with psychological know-how are needed. This MBA program deals with current topics of corporate management in times of home office, digital leadership, and virtual teams. This innovative and interdisciplinary MBA program not only teaches professional competence, but also prepares you specifically for leadership positions in modern companies.

This course is therefore aimed at managers and all those who want to become managers in the digital age. It is important that you have a first university degree (at least 180 ECTS) as well as relevant professional experience in the commercial field.

Of course, our study program is also modern and designed in the innovative blended learning format. The advantages are maximum flexibility through digital self-study and effective presence phases to explore interactive learning methods, case studies and coaching.  With the Triagon approach, you can study the Business Psychology MBA part-time and transfer what you have learned directly into practice.

Are you interested in the MBA – Business Psychology? Then inform yourself here about the study content, career opportunities, admission requirements and much more. Please feel free to request information about the program and let us know if you have any questions.

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Overview of the Program

Degree:Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Business Psychology
Duration:3 semesters (1.5 years)
European Credit Transfer:90 ECTS points
Study model:Full-time – can be combined with professional activity / dual study
Format:

Blended learning:

  • Online studies with e-learning and webinars via our learning platform
  • Application-oriented attendance phases usually on weekends
Locations:Ismaning (near Munich), Berlin, Unna (near Dortmund), Vienna, Hamburg, Mannheim, Frankfurt am Main
Accreditation:Accredited by the MFHEA
Tuition:€ 9,990 (total; flexible payment models possible)
Further Study:Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

 

What to expect in the MBA Business Psychology

A Master of Business Administration degree is a generalist management education. As part of the specialization in “Business Psychology”, you will study the findings of industrial and organizational psychology and apply them to the challenges and trends of digitalization in the work environment.

As a result, you will acquire highly relevant and practical skills for successfully designing, (re-)structuring and managing companies and organizations in the age of digitalization. Another important component of the MBA program is the development of your soft skills as well as your action and decision-making competencies. In the blended learning approach, we combine phases of self-study with effective attendance phases with group work, presentations and expert feedback. With Triagon it is possible for you to study the MBA Business Psychology while working.

You can find more information about the study content under “Content & Design”.

Expert Opinion

“Our study concepts are geared to the special requirements of working practitioners and managers. Students’ personal development is promoted through the application of theoretical knowledge and methods in their own professional practice. This is complemented by elements of modern management development such as the use of selected learning and reflection techniques. The degree program at the School of Management & Law stands for managerial education at an internationally high level.”
Amadeus Werner, B.A., M.Ed. international management and education management
Head of School Management & Law

Expert Opinion

„Unsere Studienkonzepte orientieren sich an den besonderen Anforderungen berufstätiger Praktiker und Führungskräfte. Die persönliche Entwicklung der Studierenden wird durch die Anwendung von theoretischem Wissen und Methoden in der eigenen Berufspraxis gefördert. Hinzu kommen Elemente der modernen Führungskräfteentwicklung wie der Einsatz ausgewählter Lern- und Reflexionstechniken. Das Studium an der School of Management & Law steht für eine Managerausbildung auf international hohem Niveau.“
Amadeus Werner, B.A., M.Ed. internationales Management und Bildungsmanagement
Leiter der School Management & Law

Recognition and Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Maltese Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) at level 7 of the Malta National Qualification Framework and the European Qualification Framework for Life Long Learning.

Triagon Academy is accredited (and licensed) as a Higher Education Insitution (License Number: 2018-021) by the Maltese Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) and is authorised to provide academic programmes at levels 6 (Bachelor), 7 (Master) and 8 (Doctorate).

Study part-time thanks to blended learning

You can combine our MBA perfectly with your job. Why? Because:

  • Online learning platform for your self-study
  • Virtual classrooms
  • Attendance phases on weekends
  • Expert workshops
  • Case study-based learning
  • Own project work

The Master of Business Administration consists of 11 modules, which you complete one after the other. This has the advantage that you can fully concentrate on one topic per module.

 

Master of Business Administration Studienmodell

Our innovative study model is based on blended learning and thus combines the advantages of face-to-face study with the flexibility of distance learning. We combine didactically and multimedia-prepared study materials for self-study with individual, effective face-to-face seminars.

The Triagon study concept considers the special requirements of modern management development. A large part of the practice-oriented study achievements is aimed at the application of theoretical knowledge and methods in your professional practice. Your personal development is stimulated by the targeted use of learning and reflection techniques, the exchange with your fellow students and the individual tutorial support with supervision and study coaching.

Virtual classrooms are offered for all modules via the learning platform. In the additional face-to-face seminars (usually on weekends), key competencies are trained through workshops, group work, challenges and other interactive teaching methods, and valuable content is deepened.

You can arrange individual appointments with your tutors for the supervision of your project work or personal coaching at any time.

The study program is flexible and brings you immediate added value for your professional activity. However, whether you work during your studies is up to you and is not relevant for your enrollment.

Do you have any questions? Then contact our student advisory service – we will be happy to advise you!

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Content and Design

The curriculum covers the most important aspects of strategic and operational management as well as your focus on business psychology. In addition to professional competencies, the focus is on methodological and soft skills such as the development of your leadership qualities, entrepreneurial thinking, and communication skills.

Depending on your talents and interests, you choose your individual focus during your studies and thus sharpen your profile. The MBA program is directly aligned with the requirements of the business world and closely linked to practice. All modules are taught in English.

This full qualification is only one of the various specialisations which are on offer as part of the core programme Master of Business Administration (MBA).

 

Your modules in the B.Sc. Business Management:

0. Overall Course Objectives

Knowledge

By the end of this course, students are expected to demonstrate advanced knowledge in the field of Business Administration involving a critical understanding of the theories and principles underpinning the course.
By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Systematically employ specialised or multi-disciplinary theoretical and practical approaches some of which at the forefront of a Business Management.
  • Critically evaluate a wide range of theories and conceptual frameworks from the major disciplines relevant to Business Administration;
  • comprehensively identify and subsequently obtain knowledge and understanding that is founded upon and extends and/or enhances the knowledge on existing management experience
  • Comprehensively recognise how management procedures and processes allow for effective decision-making against different objectives;
  • Autonomously assess the impact of the external environment (national and international) in the context of Business Administration, including economic, ethical, legal, political, sociological and technological influences;
  • Critically analyse of contemporary business management issues and formulate solutions to identified problems in a clear and coherent research plan.

 

Skills
Students are expected to acquire advanced skills demonstrating mastery required to solve complex and unpredictable problems in the field of business management
By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Systematically communicate to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously work or study related conclusions which may be the outcome of research, self-study or experience.
  • Deploy originality when implementing the notion of specialised Business Management knowledge as well as multi-disciplinary approaches to Business Management that include reflecting on social and ethical responisbilities linked to the application of ones knowledge and judgements.
  • Comprehensively perform critical evaluations and analyses with incomplete or limited information to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments, and to produce original research
  • Propose new hyposthesis and implement new skills in response to emerging knowledge and techniques and demonstrate leadership skills in complex and unpredictable work and study contexts
  • critically evaluate and apply knowledge to comment on and evaluate real business world scenarios;
  • gain real world business experience and apply developed skills for the purpose of future career planning.

 

Competencies
By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • Autonomously create a research-based diagnosis to problems by integrating knowledge from new or interdisciplinary fields and makes judgements with incomplete or limited information
  • take full responsibility for decision-making in unpredictable work or study contexts;
  • have the necessary skills set to allow continuation to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous
  • Autonomously managing professional development of individuals and groups.
  • manage people and projects and demonstrates the ability to respond to the fast changing business environment
  • demonstrate autonomy in the direction of learning and a high level of understanding of learning processes

 

1. Introduction to modern Management

This module provides learners with an in depth understanding of how organizations are efficiently and effectively designed and structured in a particular situation. The content examines various forms of organizational structures and procedures and how functions and roles are defined in the appropriate organizational context. The module also deals with all major forms of organizations. The links between organizational design, corporate strategy and management tasks are also addressed.

Assessment: Forum Discussion (10%); Presentation 15 Mins (30%), Project Paper (60%) –2500 – 3000 words

2. Marketing Management

Marketing is the core of an operating business. It is an organizational philosophy and a set of guiding principles for interfacing with customers, competitors, collaborators, and the environment. Marketing entails planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods, and services. It starts with identifying and measuring consumers’ needs and wants, assessing the competitive environment, selecting the most appropriate customer targets and developing marketing strategy and implementation program for an offering that satisfies consumers’ needs better than the competition.

This course is looking into marketing management concepts as well as enhancing participants understanding of the strategies and vehicles involved in implementing an effective marketing plan.

Assessment: Forum Discussion (10%); Presentation 15 Mins (30%), Project Paper (60%) 2500 – 3000 words

3. Accounting & Finance

This module is uniquely designed to offer students a high-level academic understanding of contemporary developments in financing policy and practice, together with accounting, in an international global context. Students will gain in-depth understanding of the concepts and practice of accounting, business entities, and the financial accounting cycle; construction and interpretation of the financial statements as a communications link between business firms and their stakeholders.

Assessment: Case study assignment [40%], Oral examination – 1 hours [60%]

4. Strategic Corporate Management

Strategic corporate management refers to the art of planning your business at the highest possible level. It focuses on building a solid underlying structure to your business that will subsequently be fleshed out through the combined efforts of every individual you employ.

This course considers the key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis.  It takes a look at the managerial decisions and actions that affect the performance and survival of business enterprises. The course is focused on the information, analyses, organizational processes, and skills and business judgment managers must use to devise strategies, position their businesses, define firm boundaries and maximize long-term profits in the face of uncertainty and competition.

Assessment: Forum Discussion (10%); Presentation 15 Mins (30%), Project Paper (60%) 2500 – 3000 words

5. Human Resources Management

This course also focuses on the crucial role of effective human resource management in achieving organizational success. It emphasizes the ways human resource management can provide a competitive edge for an organization and be the cornerstone of its corporate strategy.When handled, professionally human resource management helps the organisation to operate cost-effectively in the industries in which it competes and legitimately in the societies in which it is embedded. The course considers the potential of human resource management to enhance organizational flexibility and help create competitive advantage

Assessment: Forum Discussion (10%); Presentation 15 Mins (30%), Project Paper (60%) 2500 – 3000 words

6. Project

The students will complete the industry project in a workplace setting and choose a project that involves applied research or knowledge transfer. The project will be innovative, experimental, or exploratory in nature. Activities can range from directed study projects to the preparation of a proposal, project plan and the development of formal deliverables – including a final report demonstrating the practical application of knowledge and skills in a selected economic sector.

Assessment: Case Study report – 3000 – 3500 words [60%], Presentation of case study followed by Q&A – 20 minutes [40%]

7. Introduction to Designing Work and Organisation in the Digital Era

​The module explores the application of psychology to a wide range of issues relating to work and organizations. The module provides students with basic work and organizational psychology knowledge. This module is designed to show the importance of the field and the role of organizational psychologists in helping organizations to perform better in a digital era. In addition, students will gain an understanding of the challenges faced when evaluating or designing new jobs or tasks for individuals and teams in an organization.

Assessment: Case study assignment [40%], Oral examination – 1 hours [60%]

8. Advanced topics in the Area of Designing Work and Organisation in the Digital Era

In this course students will understand how firms are organized, what factors must be taken into account in making critical design decisions, and what role managers play in making these. This module will provide students with the psychological background and knowledge to undertake organisation and workplace development at an advanced level and from an explicit digitalization perspective. In addition, the module provide students with theoretical and practical appreciation on the importance of strategic change effort which helps organisations to achieve greater effectiveness, and function efficiently in today’s increasingly interdependent, complex and competitive and digital world.

Assessment: Forum Discussion (10%); Presentation 15 Mins (30%), Project Paper (60%) 2500 – 3000 words

9. Current topics of Applying Work and Organisation design in the Digital Era

The module focuses on current topics of applied work and organizational design in the digital transformation process. During the course, students will learn the current concepts of work design: workspaces and work characteristics as contextual demands in knowledge work, how to analyse these demands, what kinds of enabling resources there are in work systems, how to design work environments and knowledge work by involving employees by individual and collective job crafting. The aim is to develop work in a sustainable manner to guarantee both the development of human potential, motivation, engagement and organizational productivity using up-to-date approaches. In addition, students will be able to design the coordination, control, and performance measurement systems to manage an organization in the digital era.

Assessment: Forum Discussion (10%); Presentation 15 Mins (30%), Project Paper (60%) 2500 – 3000 words

10. Applied Research Methods

Research allow scholars to make sense of the world, to discover why people think and act like they do and how important institutions act. The purpose of this module is to provide you with a broad introduction to the methodological foundations and tools of research.

Most of the module will focus on the fundamentals of quantitative social science and applied research as well as explore qualitative research. You will learn how to identify problems to study, develop hypotheses and research questions, specify independent and dependent variables, check for the validity and reliability of studies and design research projects. The course focuses on practical skills for conducting and evaluating empirical and quantitative research. It covers the most widely used statistics as well as the statistical software (SPSS).

Assessment: Thesis proposal – 2000 words (60%), Oral presentation (20 minutes) – [40%]

11. Masterthesis

The module is framed in terms of a dissertation. The student undertakes an enquiry into a topic of his or her own choice and, based on this enquiry, develops an extended critical study. The module involves individual supervision designed to support the student’s ambitions and confidence in becoming an independent learner, building on techniques and knowledge developed in previous years, and providing scope for initiative and development. The dissertation demonstrates the student’s ability to thoroughly research a topic, use appropriate methods of investigation, and work methodically and productively.

The subject matter of the dissertation can be practical, theoretical, technical, or historical, should be closely related to the student’s main field of study and be complimentary to their practice. In case the Student creates a practical work, it should be brought into academic scientific context which is further elaborated in the written assessment. The dissertation may be professionally oriented and include field-work or it might be academic and theoretical in its source material and methodology. Its form and approach can reflect a broad range of discipline-specific approaches based on discussion and agreement with the supervisor and/or course leader.

Students may develop their topic independently or, as an option, within a specific dissertation Interest or Subject Group.

Assessment: Research Paper (100%) – Research on relevant organisational projects and cases/9000 to 12000 words report is required

Study location: where can I get my Masters degree in Sport & Exercise Science?

The program is an online program at the beginning so you can join all the classes from wherever you are. Triagon provides an online learning platform including a online library which includes everything you need for your study. Additionally, you get access to a number of scientific articles that you can use for your studies.

Due to the combination with the outdoor training program from Camp Europe you need to be in Germany for the 6 months between march and September. You will mainly stay in a Camp Europe outdoor center in Germany (Walsrode). Click here for more information

 

Target group and personal requirements

The MBA is aimed at experienced professionals who want to take on challenging management tasks and leadership responsibilities in dynamic environments. In principle, the MBA program is open to all graduates from both non-business and business disciplines. An interest in the field of industrial and organizational psychology, the potential of digitalization, and management challenges are good prerequisites for the MBA – Business Psychology.

The Triagon Academy offers you a flexible study model that takes many life situations into account. For example:

 

Qualities helpful for the study are:

  • Identification with responsible activities (leadership tasks, problem identification and decision making)
  • Good self- and time management for the phases of your self-study
  • Openness and willingness to learn through self-reflection, analysis, feedback, supervision
  • Good knowledge of English for a globalized working environment

 

Entry requirements

Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission:

  • Bachelor Degree (at least second class honours) from Triagon or any other recognised institution and at least two years of work experience in a managerial or executive position* or
  • Equivalent Professional Qualifications from a recognized institution, plus a Minimum Two Years Corporate Experience or
  • aged twenty-six years or over and be in possession of a higher diploma or a diploma from a university comprising not less than 90 ECTS credits in a related area with at least a Merit classification, or equivalent qualifications. Such applicants will be required to demonstrate through an interview that they are able to follow the Course with profit.**
  • Students must produce evidence of language proficiency at a C2 level referred to CEFR in the language of instruction. language proficiency must be demonstrated through an independent testing agency, such as IELTS.

*Applicants with non-business degree may be required to take additional preparatory courses.
** These applicants may also be required to successfully complete a Preparatory Programme consisting of study-units od up to 30 credits prior to their registration as regular students on the course – this will depend on the outcome of the interview

What do Business Psychologists (MBA) do?

Where do business psychologists (MBA) work?

With an MBA and the skills you have acquired, you are perfectly prepared for management tasks and leadership positions. The focus on business psychology enables you to take on tasks in work and organizational design. Your personal competitive advantage will be your strong digital skills and practical know-how in business psychology.

You will find career opportunities wherever competent managers are needed, whether as a department head, human resource manager or in the management. Depending on your experience and expertise, many doors are open to you.

 

What tasks do business psychologists (MBA) perform?

The areas of responsibility are diverse and vary depending on the industry, the company and the functional area in which you work. Basically, you can work as a manager in different departments and take on tasks such as work design, performance management and leadership.

In any case, your everyday life will not be boring. You are qualified for all tasks of corporate management, planning and development and have to deal with exciting personalities and challenges every day.

 

What are the future opportunities for business psychologists (MBA)?

Thanks to the generalist management training, you can be flexibly deployed in different areas. The HR trend study by the management consultancy Kienbaum has shown an increasing need for recruiting managers since 2015.

A survey by the online portal Statista shows just how much demand there is for an MBA degree. According to this survey, the MBA was named as one of the most attractive further education goals among working employees in 2017.

 

What do business psychologists (MBA) earn?

The salary prospects for MBA graduates depend on many factors. For example, it depends on the industry and country in which you work or will work later. In addition, your future earnings also depend on how much professional experience you have, whether you have personnel responsibility and on which hierarchical level you operate.

In addition, the size of the company also plays a decisive role in salary structures. It is also important to say that the title does not automatically lead to a higher salary. It is the skills you have acquired that you can use profitably to take on more responsible tasks. As the importance of your field of responsibility grows, so does your salary.

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Fees and Tuition

The total costs amount to Euros 9,990 (conditional introductory price).

The costs are as follows:

Advance Payment: Euros 500
Monthly tuition fees: Euros 495 at a total price of Euros 8,910 in 18 instalments
Application fee: Euros 290
Examination fee: Euros 290
We can also offer you flexible payment models, even beyond the duration of your studies. You can pay the fees annually, per semester or monthly (18 instalments or more).

This MBA is also registered with the Get Qualified scheme so students who successfully complete the programme will be eligible for 70% in tax rebate.