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General Management

Vlerick Business School

10 months
16100 EUR/year
16100 EUR/year
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Gain insights into all core management domains with this highly flexible management programme. You’ll get a solid foundation in all management disciplines and have the opportunity to tailor your curriculum through a wide range of electives. You'll receive the necessary knowledge, hands-on experience and a skillset to prepare you for leadership in the fast-moving business world. 

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With this intensive programme you'll gain a solid foundation in all core management disciplines. Whatever your study background, you'll develop well-rounded knowledge and a skillset to maximise your career opportunities. The General Management programme is offered at Vlerick Business School .

You'll also gain expertise in a number of specialist areas through a broad offer of electives and hands-on boot camps, and by choosing your own consultancy project.

You can join the programme on one of our campuses in Ghent or Leuven. you might visit the other campuses, depending on which electives you choose.

Your career starts now!

Give your career the kick-start it deserves! From day one our professional career advisors will work with you to identify your values and enhance your job search.

Your career journey

Through practical workshops, small group sessions, one-to-one coaching, and career and networking events, you’ll get a better understanding of what your career goals are and how to match them with the job market.

Our boot camps are designed to immerse you in the specifics of a well-defined domain. For three weeks, you'll attend advanced classes, take part in in-depth exercises and apply your knowledge to real-life challenges. Our boot camp offer is renewed every year based on student and employer demand.

Students interested in HR can even opt to follow the dual degree of European HR Management, during the last three months of the programme.



Programme Structure

Management Fundamentals

  • Intro to Financial Accounting
  • Intro to Statistics
  • Intro to Economics
  • Decision Sciences for Business
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Management Accounting & Control
  • Marketing: Customer-driven Strategy, Innovation & Tactics
  • Operations Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
Professional Management Skills
  • Negotiating to create value
  • Leadership Development Seminar
  • Career Skills
  • My Vlerick Development Portfolio (MyVDP)
  • Presentation Skills
Action Learning
  • International Study Trip Berlin – Impossible Futures
  • Goldstein Brewery Case
  • IMEx – Integrated Management Exercise
  • Deep Dive Challenge
  • Finance and Accounting Simulation Tool (FAST)
  • Consultancy Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines




  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
157 (verbal)
158 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree requirements

  • All candidates for the Master programmes should fulfill one of the below requirements:

For candidates currently studying in Belgium: 

  • a Masters degree from a recognized institution

For candidates studying outside of Belgium: 

  • a Masters degree from a recognized institution OR
  • a 3 or 4-year Bachelor* degree from a recognized institution

You can either join our admissions test on campus or via skype (VBAT) and take our in-house analytical test as well as the personal interview. Alternatively, you can also send in the necessary documents (GMAT/GRE and English proficiency test) and just have the personal interview via skype. The first step would be to start your application on

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 EUR per year during 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    16100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 EUR per year during 10 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We offer a number of partial scholarships, based on academic excellence or outstanding profiles :

    • GMAT/GRE Excellence, with a minimum GMAT of 700 or GRE 164 quantitative & 163 verbal
    • Academic Merit, for students with study results equal to great distinction or higher
    • Vlerick Spirit, for people displaying an Entrepreneurial attitude, International mindset or have proven leadership experience
    • Need based scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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