Master's degrees in Management, Organisation, and Leadership teach students how to manage operations and coordinate people in order to reach the goals set by organisations. Classes teach future graduates everything there is to know about running a business (or a department) and prepare them for administrative, managerial, and C-Level positions (e.g. CEO, CFO, COO).
You should study a Master's in Management, Organisation, or Leadership if you're a natural leader and enjoy guiding people and helping them achieve their full potential. It's the ideal study option for students who keep their calm under pressure and can make decisions in high-risk high-reward situations.
Most universities offer Management, Organisation, and Leadership courses as M.Sc. (Master of Science), M.A. (Master of Arts), or M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) degrees. But you can also find M.Ed. (Master of Education) and M.Eng. (Master of Engineering) degrees, which prepare students for managerial roles in the Engineering or Academic sector. It usually takes 1 or 2 years to graduate.
While you can find general Management, Organisation, or Leadership programmes, most often courses focus on a specific business area or industry. There's a wide range of specialisations you can choose from: International Management, Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management, Construction Project Management, Human Resource Management (HRM), Tourism Management, Investment Management, Engineering Management, etc.
The courses you'll take during a graduate degree in Management, Organisation, or Leadership vary from one university and programme to another. However, you can expect to take classes in Project Risk Management, Project Leadership, Strategic Business Analysis, Consultancy in Practice, Business Strategy, Business Environment and Trade, Innovation Management, etc. Depending on the specialisation, you can expect to combine these business classes with courses in Tourism, Marketing, Engineering, Accounting, Social Media, and others.
Students also develop skills that are essential to succeed in the business world. They range from communication, decision-making, problem-solving, and risk management to project management, motivation, delegation, creative thinking, and feedback sharing.
Students who graduate with a Management, Organisation, or Leadership degree will find work opportunities in any industry, at either public or private organisations and institutions. Some of the most popular jobs are business development manager, business adviser, data analyst, training and development manager, sales manager, HR manager, strategic planner, PR specialist, management consultant, project manager, etc.Read more about studying a Management Studies degree
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In Austria, you can find some of the most affordable education institutions in Europe. At public universities, degrees are free for all EU/EEA citizens, while non-EU/EEA students pay affordable fees, usually under 2,000 EUR per year. The Austrian education system achieves this without sacrificing academic quality, as local universities are regularly ranked among the best on the continent. Austria is also one of the safest nations in the world, where you will enjoy a high quality of life and top-notch infrastructure and services. For art lovers, there are many museums and galleries to explore, and we shouldn’t forget Austria’s gifts to music, which include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, and others. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy activities like alpine skiing, mountain biking, hockey, swimming, etc.Read more about studying abroad in Austria
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