The part-time Executive Master of Science in Business & Leadership for Engineers | eMA BEL prepares engineers and other non-economists for future management jobs and other demanding leadership roles.
Talented engineers are the beating heart of technology-oriented companies. Engineers in management roles can be a major advantage to companies in innovative markets. Their technical expertise and problem-solving abilities allow them to create new business opportunities. However, achieving success in the international world of business requires more than just technical know-how. To qualify for management roles, engineers also need business expertise, legal knowledge and social skills.
This study program teaches key content from business administration to a university-equivalent level, focusing in particular on the concerns of internationally-active industrial companies of various sizes. It combines the classic, key topics of management research with issues from the fields of psychology, the cultural sciences and the social sciences , thus comprehensively covering the current range of demands faced by managers and leaders.
Qualification: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Study format: Part-time (17-21 months)
ECTS credits: 90+30 (with accreditation for work experience)
Course language: English
Languages required: English to C1 level is required
Course begins: September '22, '23, '24
Faculty: Faculty of Corporate Management & Economics
Tuition fees: 25,900 euro
Our alumni outline how the Business & Leadership for Engineers | eMA BEL executive master's program positively impacted their broader professional and personal development:
The Business & Leadership for Engineers executive master's program will teach you about all digital matters and theories based on the most recent academic research. It will provide you with methods and tools as well as interdisciplinary skills from a variety of academic perspectives. Equipped with these techniques, you will be in a position to methodically carry out your own research activities. The final semester of the study program is therefore dedicated to writing a research-oriented, university-equivalent master's thesis.
The Business & Leadership for Engineers (eMA BEL) executive master's program is a modular program comprising 12 classroom-based modules, each lasting 5 days. The program is taught in weekly blocks from Monday to Friday in small groups. It takes place at our campus in Friedrichshafen (9 modules), Berlin (1 module) and South Africa (2 modules).
The program teaches practical business knowledge for engineering professionals in four different areas
The master's study program consists of a single phase with mandatory modules, elective modules and the master's thesis.
Classroom-based modules & elective modules
Our classroom-based modules cover facets of management research relating to economics and social sciences, as well as legal, social and political aspects. In addition, elective modules allow you to fine-tune your personal profile and study alongside students from other eMA programs.
As a master's student, during the first twelve months
of the course you will do a project relating to your own business context in
parallel with your seminars. This project allows you to immediately apply the
content you have learned in a company environment and to consistently translate
theory into practice.
The master's phase involves the completion of the study program with the writing of the master's thesis and the subsequent thesis defense.
totaling 40 ECTS credits
totaling 8 ECTS credits
totaling 12 ECTS credits
totaling 30 ECTS credits
The practice of learned content and its real-world application are at the forefront of the program.
Throughout their studies, participants work on their own business project where they can apply the knowledge they have learned. As well as this, the participants will steadily improve their leadership and business skills. These include, for example, social skills , reflexivity and networking skills . Guided by trainers and coaches, and with the help of personalized and experience-based learning formats, participants will expand their skillsets and drive innovations.
Collaborations with prestigious universities and a worldwide network allow the eMA students to take a global outlook when arranging their study content , while also allowing them to gain hands-on entrepreneurial experience.
We developed the executive master's program in conjunction with leading companies in the fields of engineering and technology.
The two-week International Winter Academy provides participants with insights into real-world engineering and economic situations in an intercultural context. Our cooperation partner is the University of Cape Town (South Africa).
The tuition fees for the 21-month Business & Leadership for Engineers executive master's program are € 25,900.
There are numerous personal financing options available for your studies at ZU. Some business cooperations require specific conditions to be met (e.g. for grants). Contact us for further details.
are looking forward to getting to know you, your professional path, your ideas
and your goals.
That's why, subsequent to the extensive online application, the selection process for the executive master's program includes a face-to-face meeting on campus.
We will conduct one or two interviews with you, where your interview partners will be academics or, for certain programs, even external people such as friends and patrons of Zeppelin University.
The application procedure for the Master of Science in Business & Leadership for Engineers , which is taught through English, will also involve a written English test on the same day as your interview.
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