Doctoral researchers often benefit from knowledge on management topics at an early stage of their career.
Management expertise often has a positive impact on the career possibilities, especially when switching from academia to industry.
In the six units of the MBA Fundamentals Program you will learn a whole new approach regarding, e.g., project management, human resource management and marketing.
As a KSOP doctoral researcher you only need an approval of your PhD supervisor. Costs are covered.
- Completion of the program during the PhD work
- 6 units (each of 5 days), 4 units offered per year (completion within 1,5 years possible)
- Free selection of the units´ sequence
- Full-time workshops, exams subsequently
- Further Information: Download MBA Fundamentals program
Key Facts and Benefits
- MBA Fundamentals Certificate from the KIT and the HECTOR School of Engineering & Management
- No application deadline
- Individual start possible
- 18 credit points (ECTS) for MBA Fundamentals Program, are recognised in international MBA Programs
- Tuition fees are covered for KSOP doctoral researchers
Units 2017/ 18*
|Unit 1 - Projects||April 9 - April 13, 2018|
|Start-Up Companies**||March 12 - March 13, 2018|
|Unit 2 - Values||November 27 - December 1, 2017|
|Unit 3 - Markets||September 24 - September 28, 2018|
|Intercultural Training **||tba|
|Unit 4 - People||June 18 - June 22, 2018|
|Unit 5 - Information||February 19 - February 24, 2018|
|Unit 6 - Operations||September 18 - September 23, 2017|
*Dates are subject to change.
**The Intercultural Training and Start-Up Companies are not mandatory for the completion of the certificate and don't grant credits, but participation is strongly advised when completing the full program.