Master in Management (MIM)

FOR (JUNIOR) MANAGERS

For (junior) managerial personnel, who apart from their business management training also wish to further develop their leadership capabilities. Does this apply to you? If so, during the Master in Management Program you can obtain the tools that will enable you to successfully lead your departments, divisions or company.

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TIMEFRAME

12 months plus master’s thesis,
24-day attendance, blocked in modules + online phase
Whole day, mostly Wednesday/Thursday to Saturday,
62 ECTS points

PROGRAM START

Linz:

October 23, 2019

Vienna:
November 13, 2019

PROGRAM FEE

EUR 15,900* (payment in installments possible)
Application fee, examination fee, literature: EUR 990*
not including travel and accomodation expenses, lunch, optional leadership check
* plus 10% VAT for companies entitled to deduct VAT

TARGET GROUP

For (junior) managerial personnel, who apart from their business management training also wish to further develop their leadership capabilities.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A degree and at least three years of professional experience, or a comparable qualification derived from professional and practical experience, as well as a positive admission interview.

TEACHING LANGUAGE

German

QUALIFICATION

An academic Master in Management degree awarded by Johannes Kepler University Linz.

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Faculty

Management Compact Upper Austria

Assoz. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Stefan Mayr
FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Albert Mayr
FH-Prof. Mag. DI Peter Hofer
Dr. Stefan Fink
FH-Prof. DI Dr. Heimo Losbichler
Mag. Dr. Petra Martinek-Kuchinka
Mag. Manfred Werkusch-Klahn
Mag. Andreas Berger

Management Compact Vienna

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Heimo Losbichler
Univ.-Prof. MMag. Dr. Wolfgang H. Güttel
Mag. Dr. Ferry Stocker
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ewald Aschauer
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Roman Rohatschek
Mag. Dr. Petra Martinek-Kuchinka
Assoz. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Stefan Mayr
FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Albert Mayr

Leadership Experience Salzkammergut/Innviertel

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Elke Schüßler
Prof. DI Dr. Rupert Hasenzagl
Univ.-Prof. MMag. Dr. Wolfgang H. Güttel
Mag. Dr. Klaus Niedl

Leadership Experience Wachau

Mag. Dr. Klaus Niedl
Prof. DI Dr. Rupert Hasenzagl
Univ.-Prof. MMag. Dr. Wolfgang H. Güttel

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Compact general management training with an academic degree

The Master in Management (MIM) course will furnish you with valuable business management know-how in the areas of strategic, personnel and financial management, marketing and economics for the successful performance of a managerial assignment within your company. In addition, your leadership skills will be further improved through the examination of your own leadership approach, as well as leadership within both a team and an organizational context. You will also discover how to employ your conceptual capabilities as a major managerial competence. Within the scope of a transfer project and a master’s thesis you will learn how to implement the content and skills acquired on a theoretical level in a practice-oriented manner.

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SHARPEN YOUR PERSONAL SKILLS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

  • Fundamental management models as a frame of reference for target-oriented company management
  • Successful financial company management and key controlling processes and instruments
  • How to develop an eye for essentials and the overall picture in order to think and act trans-sectorially
  • How to reflect upon and expand your own managerial attitudes
  • The competent analysis and control of team processes
  • How to understand and actively shape change processes

CREATE CONCRETE ADVANTAGES FOR YOUR OWN COMPANY

  • Excellent preparation for a managerial function in a dynamic and global environment
  • The tailor-made, comprehensive and company-oriented solution of a self-selected assignment within the framework of a master’s thesis
  • New perspectives derived from the expansion of the company network to include related or complementary branches

 

ELEMENTS IN YOUR SUCCESS

Management Compact

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD

  • Group formation and HR-management
  • Marketing and strategic management
  • Economics

 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  • Accounting and balance sheet analysis
  • Cost accounting and management
  • Investment and financing

 

Business Simulation and Law

  • Company management under dynamic competitive conditions
  • Preparation and implementation of company strategy
  • Business Law

 

The focus is on the communication and implementation of fundamental concepts and instruments in traditional managerial areas. The range involved extends from the development of strategic objectives to steering via key figures and the deployment of personnel, who constitute a company’s most important resource. In particular, a business planning game simulates the topic of company management under dynamic competitive conditions in an integrative manner.

Teaching language: German

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

MASTER CHALLENGING MANAGEMENT SITUATIONS

  • Assume different managerial roles and be able to use various management styles
  • Recognize sources of power as the key to managerial success
  • Consciously design communications systems and convey information efficiently
  • Motivate employees and influence performance-related behavior

 

UNDERSTAND TEAMS AND LEAD THEM EFFICIENTLY

  • Be able to comprehend and steer group development processes
  • Comprehend and design group roles and expectations
  • Heighten an awareness of group standards and social sanctions
  • Recognize group phenomena and develop decision-making strategies
  • Be able to turn individuals into high-performance teams

 

DESIGN AND STEER CHANGE PROCESSES

  • Recognize the reasons for resistance to change
  • Develop strategies for the handling of opposition
  • Be able to employ persuasive strategies for change
  • Develop profound analytical skills and an ability to recognize changes in behavior
  • Learn to apply diverse impulses for change

 

The definitive design of the leadership module is targeted on the competences of the course participants. This allows it to take place in both familiar seminar surroundings and in various, experience-oriented learning environments within the framework of outdoor exercises.

Teaching language: German

TRANSFER PROJECT

The aim of the transfer project is the implementation of the theoretical knowledge obtained during an actual, practice-related company case study. The end of the transfer project is marked by transfer/practical work, which summarizes the information obtained, and a project presentation.

MASTER’S THESIS

The Master’s Thesis and its defense form the integrative conclusion of the Master in Management program. The aim of the work is to guarantee the transfer of scientific principles to one’s own practical work and thus to create brackets around the individual elements of teaching content. For this purpose, a significant question relating to your own company will be dealt with using the acquired, science-based concepts and methods. As a consequence a direct benefit is created for both you and your company.

Specific Benefits

Personal Leadership Check (optional)

Recognise your individual areas with scope for development through a personal potential analysis and in-depth coaching units. With the aid of the analysis, you can reach conclusions regarding your targets, strengths, preferences and potential. Tailor-made realisation advancement then takes place in the course of personal coaching.

Practical Transfer

You can use the reflective work that you have to complete in order to advance your individual change competences within your working context. Participative learning groups will assist you during the customizing of a set of methods that is appropriate for your change challenges.

RECOGNITION FOR A MANAGEMENT MBA

An upgrade from the Master in Management course to an LIMAK Management MBA is possible via the completion of one optional subject from the Management MBA course. However, the award of a “Master of Business Administration” degree cancels the right to use the academic title of “Master in Management”.