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Executive MBA in Business & IT

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

This program aims to develop a new generation of CIOs prepared for the complex business questions of the future.

TUM School of Management

Key Data

Type of Study
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Part-time Studies for Professionals
Required Language Proficiency Language of Instruction
  • English
Main Locations
Admission Category Start of Degree Program
  • Possible for both winter and summer semester
Standard Duration of Studies
(Number of Semesters)
  • 4 semesters fulltime
Credits Costs

Information on Degree Program

What does this program cover?

This program aims to develop a new generation of CIOs prepared for the complex business questions of the future.The demand for executives who have extensive IT know-how as well as profound general management knowledge is growing continually. This is where the Executive MBA in Business & IT at the TUM School of Management and the Institute of Information Management of the University of St. Gallen comes in.The focus of the program is linking business and IT because they are essential for successful corporate management. Executives in the IT sector need to have an overview of business processes throughout the entire organization and possess the right know-how to use the most important tools and figures. Management, however, goes further: communication and leadership skills are vital in today's world. The Executive MBA in Business & IT helps to combine all these aspects and focuses on integration and compatibility between the sectors of business and IT, thus developing a new generation of CIOs who are prepared for the complex business questions of the future.

How is the program structured?

The Executive MBA in Business & IT, compatible with professional work responsibilities, consists of 10 blocks in addition to one international study trip:

  • Strategy & Organization
  • Digital Transformation & Entrepreneurship
  • Change Management & Human Capital
  • Demand & Supply Management
  • Leadership & Cooperation
  • Ownership of Enterprise & Corporate Governance
  • IT-Security & Privacy Management
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Business Processes & Technology
  • Market, Law & Ethics

The blocks will take place in at TUM School of Management or at the Institute of Information Management at the University of St. Gallen, running from Monday to Friday. Parallel to the content modules, you can benefit from leadership and personal development options as well as from numerous business partners from academia and the IT sector who share their knowledge in evening sessions.

What is the language of instruction?

Required language skills for admission:

You need sufficient English language skills if you wish to apply for this program. Evidence of your language proficiency has to be submitted before the end of the application deadline. Learn more about recognized certificates and other ways to prove your English language skills.

This evidence of your language proficiency confirms that you comply with the minimum language requirements for admission to the program. Depending on the program and your individual background, it may be necessary for you to keep working on your language skills during your studies. Be sure to take a look at the services of our Language Center.  

Language of instruction:

The language of instruction for this program is English.

Which further expertise and skills will I acquire?

The program's special features are general management, the Personal & Leadership Development Program, information management & digital transformation.

Binding Regulations for Progression of Studies, Examinations and Application

Application and Admission

How do I apply?

For more detailed information on the application process, please visit the course homepage.

Which documents do I need to submit during the online application?

Which documents do I need to submit for enrollment?

We may require additional documents depending on the type of educational background you earned and your country of origin. After accepting an offer of admission in TUMonline, you will receive a list of documents you must submit to TUM in hardcopy for enrollment.

What application deadlines do I need to meet?

Applications are being accepted constantly.

On what basis does TUM select applicants for admission?

Where can I find the online application portal?

In order to apply, you need to download the application form.

Information about the Application Procedure

More information on the application process.

What are my options after earning this degree?

You have earned your master’s degree and are ready to start your career? TUM Alumni & Career can assist you with questions regarding professional orientation, job search and job application.

If you are interested in continuing your studies, you will find information of doctoral studies at TUM, here.

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