Through the development of an integrated and critically aware understanding of management from a leadership and people perspective, the programme involves you in a demanding process of personal and leadership development. The programme offers opportunities to explore, evaluate and apply key theories of leadership and management theories and concepts as well as encouraging creative and innovative thinking in the application of relevant models and frameworks.
The Online MBA Leadership and Management at Robert Kennedy College brings together relevant contemporary academic theory and research with practical understanding of activities within organisations. You will explore issues that have significant impact within organisations by working with others and building on both their experiences and your own.
As you progress through your studies you will not only explore academic theory related to the subject, but will be encouraged and supported to develop skills that will prepare you for developing your career, especially related to leadership and management. The programme provides opportunities for you to work with other leaders and professionals developed by enabling you to share knowledge, relate this to theories developed from relevant research, and learning by practical application.
Much of the learning is developed through the establishment of collaborative learning communities of programme participants and tutors – and you will become part of that community of learning. Your understanding is developed around the key skills, processes and practices of leadership and management. Solutions to real problems are suggested, discussed and analysed within the learning community with the support of tutors and fellow learners.
The programme is international in its design and engages with themes on an international basis. Many different cultural contexts are utilised to help provide the setting for discussions. This programme provides opportunities to grow global networks both virtually and also through the residential activity that creates an environment for cross cultural peer to peer learning.
On completion of the programme, you will be able to critically evaluate a range of theories and models relating to organisations, leadership and management, and apply these to real life situations in order to inform your decision making. The network that you will develop over the duration of the programme often continues to be a supportive and strong community of practice post-graduation.
Most of the programme is delivered online, but you must attend a 5 day residential in either York or Zürich as part of the Capstone Project module. This is an excellent opportunity to network with fellow professionals, share learning and understanding, and build global relationships, alongside learning about how to conduct academic research to support you in the completion of your capstone project.
- The Essence of Leadership
- Building and Leading High Performing Teams
- Coaching and Mentoring Skills for Success
- Successful Strategic Thinking
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Four terms per year (winter, spring, summer and autumn).
More informationGo to the official programme website
DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Master in Business Administration (MBA) View 73 other Masters in Management, Organisation & Leadership in Switzerland
You must meet the University’s general entry criteria for postgraduate study. In addition, you must have:
- bachelor’s degree or equivalent, achieved at Class 2.2 or above, from an approved University or Institution;
- current or recent work experience (within the last two years) appropriate to enable you to contribute to the programme;
- Entry via Open Access Module
International11449 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11449 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA11449 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11449 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
Check the official programme website for information about funding options.
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.
Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!