What is the object of this post-graduate Programme?

Master in Business Administration – Executive MBA offers the opportunity of full or part-time attendance (3 or 6 semesters respectively), with the objective to equip its students with all necessary and modern knowledge, skills and competences for the efficient and effective running of any type of private or public organization.

What sort of candidates does the Programme target to?

The Programme targets, mainly, to candidates who are already specialized employees and executives in any type of organization, or people who are considered potential future professionals or entrepreneurs, who wish to broaden their knowledge and perspectives about the modern theories and practices of management. It also targets to students, with little or no working experience at all, who have recently graduated and wish to expand their knowledge to a post-graduate level. Moreover, it is designed in a way that can be attended by students whose background is not in the cognitive knowledge area of Business Administration or Economics but wish to increase their knowledge base on the field of management.

What are the aims of the Programme?

  • The education and preparation of business executives, who are already working in SMEs or public service organizations, with necessary knowledge, skills, competences and values for contributing to the effective and efficient growth of their organization and, consequently, to the boost of the whole Greek economy.
  • Promotion of knowledge and research on the cognitive knowledge area of Business Administration.
  • Offer of advanced knowledge for the development of specialized scientists and future executives, able to run all kinds of business and organizations of the public and private sector, at the strategic or operational level, equipped with all modern trends, methods and techniques on business management, and information and communication technologies.
  • Preparation and development of specialized and skillful young businessmen/entrepreneurs with modern entrepreneurial mindset based on innovative ideas and a high sense of extroversion to respond quickly and effectively to an uncertain global business environment.

Why should I choose this MSc?

  • The Greek Independent Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education evaluated the postgraduate programs of our institution with the highest possible score of “WORTH OF MERIT”.
  • Graduates of the Programme are presented with many career opportunities in Greek and foreign businesses and organizations, because MBA master degree is considered as one of the most fundamental professional postgraduate titles for any business executive.
  • MBA prepares the next generation of successful entrepreneurs and business executives in all types of organizations.
  • All academic and teaching staff is very experienced in research and with many years of experience as business executives in many types of Greek and foreign organizations.
  • MBA combines its theoretical lectures with practical aspects of business experience through the invitation of business executives of very successful organizations.

What is the duration of the Programme?

The Programme has been designed in order to be attended in one academic year (full time) or alternatively in two academic years (part time).

What are the admission criteria?

The Programme accepts graduates of Greek or foreign Universities with an honors degree.

Candidates’ evaluation is based on the documents that he/she submits, as well as on an interview process.

Prerequisite criteria for admission are:

  • Good (honors) bachelor degree.
  • Familiarity with the use of computers.
  • Satisfactory level of knowledge of the english language (FCE or higher), as a great part of studying requires the use of foreign literature.
  • Strong commitment of the candidate to complete the Programme successfully.

What is the structure of the Programme?

Students have to attend a total of 14 courses as follows:

10 (ten) compulsory courses: 5 (five) in the first and 5 (five) in the second semester, and 4 (four) electives in the third semester. Moreover, in the third semester students have to complete their master thesis. Each compulsory course is assigned with 6 ECTS units and each elective with 4.5 ECTS units. Master thesis is assigned with 12 ECTS. Every student needs to gather 30 ECTS units/semester in the case of full time attendance, or 15 ECTS units/semester in the case of part time attendance.

To obtain the MSc title, 90 ECTS units are required in total. Attendance to all courses is compulsory.

What is the taught language?

Main taught language is Greek. English is also used in terms of bibliographic and literature research.

Who are the tutors?

The Programme’s teaching staff consists of specialized professors, with extensive research, professional and educational experience. Students have the ability of personal communication with all tutors, for support in any academic issue. Also special lectures are conducted by many entrepreneurs and business executives, who are invited by the Programme.