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University of Cologne

Cologne

Business Administration | Corporate Development

Subjects: Business Administration,Corporate Development

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
304 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

Course description

In the realm of corporate development, strategy management, entrepreneurship, and strategic human capital management, making responsible business decisions requires a blend of ethical and economic considerations. This involves understanding and applying state-of-the-art management practices, engaging in case studies, and actively interacting with peers and stakeholders. **Corporate Development**: This area focuses on the growth and restructuring of a company. It involves mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships. Key skills include financial analysis, negotiation, and project management. Tools like SWOT analysis and financial modeling are essential. **Strategy Management**: This discipline is about setting long-term goals and determining the best course of action to achieve them. It requires a deep understanding of market trends, competitive analysis, and resource allocation. Techniques such as the Balanced Scorecard and Porter's Five Forces are commonly used. **Entrepreneurship**: Entrepreneurs need to identify opportunities, create business plans, and secure funding. They must be adept at risk management, innovation, and leadership. Lean Startup methodology and Design Thinking are popular approaches in this field. **Strategic Human Capital Management**: This involves aligning the workforce with the company's strategic goals. It includes talent acquisition, development, and retention. Competencies in performance management, employee engagement, and

Program Information

Study Location Cologne
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 304 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 80

English language skills (TOFEL IbT 80, IELTS 6.5)

Qualification Requirements

Completed bachelor's degree (minimum grade 2.7) and fulfillment of the technical and language requirements. The requirements are regulated in the current admission regulations, see “Important documents”. If you have not completed your bachelor's degree: at least 80% of the credit points to be acquired must be completed and the outstanding achievements must be completed by September 30th at the latest. If you obtained your bachelor's degree outside of Germany, you must also submit preliminary examination documentation (VPD) from uni-assist. You can have your documents checked at uni-assist all year round; the VPD is not tied to an application semester.

Document Requirements

School leaving certificate/proof of having passed a university entrance exam Degree certificate (if already available), if not, please upload a preliminary degree overview Overview of subjects and grades (transcript of records) University grading system an officially certified translation if the original documents were not issued in German or English Language Applicants from China, India and Vietnam are required to also submit a current APS certificate.Officially certified translations of educational certificates (if these are not available in German or English) Preliminary examination documentation (VPD) from uni-assist (You can find more information about applying for the VPD on the International Office website .) Additionally, please submit the following documents: Motivation letter CV

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
Application directly at the University,
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