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FULL-TIME MBA PROGRAM

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M A S T E R O F B U S I N E S S A D M I N I S T R AT I O N

#15 GLOBALLY AND #1 IN GERMANY


BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK INTERNATIONAL RANKING 2015

CAREER TRANSITIONS: THE 2014 GRADUATING CLASS

ESMTs Career Services are fully integrated into the MBA


experience. Beginning with career mapping, and ending with
recruitment, the Career Services team helps students
determine their next career move, achieve their goals, and
implement their career plan.

GRADUATES ACCEPTED POSITIONS


IN THE FOLLOWING INDUSTRIES

EXAMPLES OF RECRUITING COMPANIES


OVER THE LAST THREE YEARS:

Certification/Testing
Consulting

Consumer goods

Technology


Financial Services


8%
Energy


8%
Manufacturing

6%
Education

6%

Accenture Allianz Amazon Boeing Deutsche Bahn


E.ON EY Hilti Homburg & Partner Johnson & Johnson
Knorr Bremse Lazada Venture/Rocket Internet
McKinsey Microsoft Mitsubishi/Fuso Montblanc
Nokia HERE OC&C Strategy Consultants
PricewaterhouseCoopers RWE Saving Global
Siemens Telenor TV Rheinland Volvo
WestWingHomeandLiving

24%
16%
16%
16%

66

92%

30

24%

STUDENTS

YEARS AVERAGE
WORK EXPERIENCE

INTERNATIONAL

AVERAGE AGE

WOMEN

Europe 39%
Asia/Oceania 21%
REGIONS
REPRESENTED

North America 12%


Latin America 9%

from

GERMANY of which

72% working in Germany


14% working in Europe
14% working in North/South America

12%

AFRICA/MIDDLE EAST of which

50% working in Africa


50% working in Germany

3%
31%

from

PRE- MBA
24%
from

53% working in Germany


36% working in Asia/Oceania
11% working in Europe

POST-MBA

NORTH/SOUTH AMERICA of which

73% working in Germany


13% working in North/South America
7% working in Africa
7% working in Asia

30%

ASIA/OCEANIA of which

from

EUROPE of which

74% working in Germany


16% working in Europe
10% working in North/South America

SOUTH AFRICA
SOUTH KOREA
SPAIN
SWITZERLAND
TAIWAN
TURKEY
UNITEDKINGDOM
UNITED STATES
UZBEKISTAN
VENEZUELA
VIETNAM
ZIMBABWE

GERMANY
HUNGARY
INDIA
ISRAEL
ITALY
LEBANON
LITHUANIA
MOLDOVA
PANAMA
PERU
POLAND
ROMANIA
RUSSIA
SINGAPORE

ALBANIA
AUSTRALIA
BELGIUM
BRAZIL
BULGARIA
CANADA
CHILE
CHINA
COLOMBIA
CYPRUS
DENMARK
EGYPT
FRANCE
GEORGIA

2%

OUR GRADUATES WORK ALL OVER THE WORLD


from

Africa/Middle East 19%

40 COUNTRIES

Average salary (including bonus)


77,094
Job offers 3 mo. after graduation

88%
Changed job function
73%
Changed country
66%
Changed industry
65%
Changed all three
37%
Started their own company
13%

THE 2016 CLASS PROFILE

5%

5%

5%
30%

6%
8%

6%

PREVIOUS
STUDIES

5%
20%

9%
11%

INDUSTRY
SECTORS

15%

8%
12%

Business/Management
Engineering
Natural Sciences
IT/Telecommunications
Economics

23%

Humanities/Arts
Law
Other
Social Sciences

11%
11%

Other
Energy/Engineering
Financial Services
Consumer Products
Government/Non-Profit

12%

Manufacturing/FMCG
IT/Telecommunications
Consulting
Media/Entertainment
Healthcare/Pharma/Bio-Tech

MBA CURRICULUM TIMELINE


FEB

Two-month optional pre-MBA


intensive German course, from October

MAR

APR

Develop functional expertise:


the managers toolbox

General management in context


Economic thinking
Macroeconomics
Business ethics
Introduction to general management
Managerial analysis and decision making
Quantitative methods
Sustainable business: the triple bottom
line

Organizational behavior
Financial accounting and performance
management
Introduction to finance
Marketing and market research
Operations management and supply chain

MAY

JUNE

Integrated business thinking


Managing and developing people
Corporate finance
Business and corporate strategy

JULY

AUG

SUMMER BREAK
(3 WEEKS)

JAN

*Partial listing of electives. Some are


offered jointly with the EMBA program.

Capstone simulation, entrepreneurship and electives

International field seminar and


company visits (optional)
Internship
(optional 5 weeks)

Building high-performance teams


Intercultural competency
Giving corporate presentations

Three-day negotiations workshops


and simulation 360 feedback

SEPT

Intopia business simulation


Entrepreneurship in collaboration with GTEC
Technology, sustainability and general management electives*
Transformation of energy systems
Innovation and new product development
Sustainable supply chain management
Strategic leadership: innovation and execution
Bringing technology to market
Fighting poverty with business
Organizing for innovation
Design thinking
Cyber security

Curriculum is subject to change. For up to date


information, visit our website: www.esmt.org/mba.
OCT

NOV

DEC

Electives at partner schools in the Global Network


for Advanced Management
Integrate and apply new skills
Applied field research
Masters thesis
Business plans

Client management coaching


360 feedback
Leadership story-telling
The leaders challenge
Coping with post-MBA challenges

Leadership Competence Development


Career Services: Transitions in Practice Seminars

Career Transitions

Personal power qualities


Company visits throughout Germany
Interview skills workshop with
corporate HR representatives

Career plan development


Personal branding
Management styles
One-on-one meetings with career coaches

On-campus recruitment activities


Consulting in international teams
Interviews and career development

PROGRAM STRENGTHS

JOIN US

Leadership and personal development


The ESMT MBA is not only about business. You focus on personal
soft-skills development and learn to build successful and
rewarding international teams. Our small class size ensures that
you constantly reflect on your experiences while receiving
personalized, constructive feedback and sharpening leadership
skills along the way.
Networking in Berlin and beyond
Our Career Services Center organizes recruitment events, company
presentations, and company visits in Germany. Master Classes
along with individual mentoring and coaching sessions provide
leadership skills enhancing your personal career development.

Global Network for Advanced Management


ESMT is a member of GNAM, which promotes project work between
students as part of a global team. During the Global Network
Weeks students can attend lectures and courses at other member
universities around the world. Network members include: EGADE
(Mexico); FGV-EAESP (Brazil); Fudan (China); IE (Spain); IIMB
(India); Koc (Turkey); LBS (Nigeria); Pontificia (Chile); Sauder
(Canada); UCD (Ireland), Yale (USA).
www.advancedmanagement.net
Technology and innovation management track
Business principles are applied directly to new, innovative case
studies from a variety of technology sectors. Electives cover the

entire innovation value chain from idea generation to commer


cializing innovation. Through the schools Entrepreneurship Club,
you will be connected to Europes most vibrant start-ups in
Berlins hub of entrepreneurial thinking.
Global sustainable business track
Intercultural immersion and development is part of every module.
You study business and culture firsthand during the optional
two-week field seminar. Past destinations include: China, Mexico,
Silicon Valley, and South Africa. Electives include: Fighting Poverty
with Business and Sustainable Supply Chains. The schools Social
Impact Club connects you with NGOs and social entrepreneurial
ventures implementing innovative approaches to global problems.

FACULTY AND RESEARCH

GERMAN FACULTY

APPLICATION CRITERIA

FINANCING YOUR MBA

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

ESMTs MBA is an excellent and affordable investment in your


future. On average, graduates double the tuition fees during
the first year of employment after the MBA. Most candidates
fund their studies with a mix of personal funds, loans, and
scholarships.

Three years of professional, postgraduate experience


An undergraduate degree or equivalent professional
qualification

IN T E RN AT I O NA L FA C ULT Y

ESMT has one of the worlds most diverse faculty


educated at some of the most prestigious business
schools and universities Harvard, Cornell, Columbia,
INSEAD, LBS, Humboldt Universitt, and Freie Universitt
Berlin, to name a few. They produce cutting-edge
research including over 90 cases in our collection.

ESMT is home to four research centers: The Center for


Financial Reporting and Auditing (CFRA); The Center for
Leadership Development Research (CLDR); The Center
for Sustainable Business (CSB); German Technology
Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), as well as the Digital
Society Institute (DSI).

The cases continue to win awards across Europe and


ESMT is the only German business school distributing
cases through Harvard Business Publishing. These activ
ities promote excellence in the classroom where students

ESMT currently has eight chaired professorships.

benefit from an impressive student to faculty ratio.

Visit the faculty and research section of our website for


links to recent publications and more information about
our faculty and research centers.

Strong GMAT or GRE and TOEFL scores or equivalent for


non-native speakers
Completed online application including two references

Scholarships: Supported by our 25 corporate founders, ESMT


offers partial scholarships to support top MBA applicants.
ESMT also offers a very limited number of full tuition scholarships based on academic merit and financial need, primarily
through the Kofi Annan Business Schools Foundation and
the Allianz Scholarship Fund.

interview either in person or via Skype

KEY QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN APPLICANTS

Loans: ESMT offers access to alumni-funded loans through


Prodigy Finance. Candidates from over 150 countries can
acquire loans for MBA tuition and fees.

International outlook, intercultural competence,


responsible approach to business

ESMT is certified by the US Department of Education to award


Title IV and GI Bill loans to US citizens.

Proven teamwork skills in stressful situations

Visit our website for the most up to date financing information:


www.esmt.org/mba.

Leadership potential for high-performance career growth


in a global environment

MBA tuition: 38,000*

Excellent analytical skills

*These fees include the cost of books and cases. They do not
include travel to and from the optional international field
seminar and Global Network exchanges.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINES

ESMT is accredited by:

Willingness to learn from others in a collegial environment

Founders and benefactors of ESMT

ESMT selects a diverse, hand-picked group of MBA participants


each year. Our small class size means the class can fill quickly,
therefore early application is encouraged. We operate a rolling
admissions process and applications are reviewed upon
completion. The final application deadline is November2 for
non-EU applicants and November 26 for EU applicants.

ESMT is a member of:

ESMT
European School of Management and Technology GmbH
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin

HEAD OF ADMISSIONS FOR DEGREE PROGRAMS


Stephanie Kluth
Phone: +49 30 212311400
Fax: +49 30 212311409

admissions.degrees@esmt.org
www.esmt.org/mba