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BSBI has partnered with Concordia University Chicago to provide an MBA designed and taught by business professionals and educators who are passionate about preparing ethical leaders for the global marketplace. For aspiring business leaders seeking to advance to a senior position or develop a global business, the MBA provides the knowledge and practical skills to make those goals attainable.

Secure your place on this programme by applying today for August and October 2020 or 2021 intakes  - find out how to apply here.



The MBA degree aims to develop personalities capable of leading companies who drive ethical change. You will learn to think critically about business, how to problem-solve and how to create a leadership style relevant for a number of business areas including accounting, marketing, finance, not-for-profit management and many more.

The curriculum is made up of 12 core modules including Managing and Leading Effective Organisations, Accounting for Decision Making and Managing Human Capital. You will learn to harness the power of strategy and innovation which will help you create relevance in your business.

You will also be offered the chance to study the German language alongside your programme which is an excellent option for students who are thinking about staying and looking for work in Germany upon graduation. This is also a good way to enhance your opportunities in the global marketplace.

An MBA is an extremely valuable business qualification to have and is an excellent way to develop the skills you need to accelerate your career and business. It can lead to more senior positions, better pay and an abundance of opportunities.

The variety of the core modules, specifically on this MBA programme, means you will gain knowledge of a number of different business areas. This will help you to be more commercial and open-minded when it comes to forming professional relationships and driving your organisation forward.

Price*: €9,000/year 

*Please note: partial scholarships are available. Scholarships are awarded and managed by Berlin School of Business and Innovation and not Concordia University Chicago.

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Programme Structure

The MBA programme is made up of modules which empower students to create their own leadership stories. The exceptional learning community at BSBI will teach you to be innovative, to problem-solve and how to lead a team. A thesis is not required.

  • Managing and Leading Effective Organizations
  • Global Marketing in the Digital Era
  • Ethics, Law and Communication in Decision Making
  • Organizational Behavior for Competitive Advantage
  • Economics for Managers
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Strategy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Human Capital
  • Statistics Applied to Managerial Problems
  • Global Management
  • Financial Management
  • Capstone*

*Note: This is the final course of the programme and should be taken after all other modules are completed.

Students will:

  • Study in Berlin, a city filled with historical landmarks, quirky coffee shops and endless restaurants to explore outside of studying;
  • Learn to speak like a local with our option of learning German for three hours a week;
  • Expand their knowledge with textbooks, academic journals, online lectures and many more;
  • Work collaboratively with tutors and fellow students to discuss topics and work on interactive projects;
  • Attend field trips, practical workshops and guest speaker events.

Students will:

  • Receive an academically rigorous and professionally relevant business programme that covers a range of topics: finance, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurialism, digital marketing, economics and more.
  • Demonstrate an ability to create a business proposal for a new and innovative idea through a capstone course synthesising theoretical business knowledge and its practical application.
  • Develop excellent communication and collaboration skills through team interaction with peers.
  • Analyse organisational and business challenges using case studies; apply critical and creative thinking to develop innovative business outcomes.
  • Select appropriate data analytics and technologies to develop business solutions and improve organisational performance.
  • Integrate a global interconnectedness perspective into business philosophy and practice.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • Plan, implement and analyse business and leadership strategies with confidence;
  • Understand ethical issues in business and develop leadership strategies that take these into account;
  • Implement creative and innovative solutions to drive your business’s performance;
  • Use your communication skills to develop professional business relationships;
  • Integrate your global perspective into your business philosophy and practice.
  • Delivery: on-campus 
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intakes 2020: August | October
  • Intakes 2021: March May | October
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by Concordia University Chicago
  • Price*: €9,000/year 

*Please note: partial scholarships are available. Scholarships are awarded and managed by Berlin School of Business and Innovation and not Concordia University Chicago.
The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Minimum age


Academic qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution.

·         GPA earned 2.25 or above

English language requirements

•          IELTS – minimum score of 6.0, or;

•          72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – for these programmes which are provided by CUC, the DI code is 1140, or;

•         Submit proof of successful completion of Level 112 at an English Language

•          International students who have earned an advanced degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or students from an international English-speaking university (in which the lingua franca is English) do not need to submit English language scores.


  • A completed application form.
  • Certified copies of your qualifications, certificates and transcripts from any institution where a degree was earned.
  • Statement in Support of Application.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the applicant’s potential for success in a graduate programme.
  • A colour copy of the full photo page of your passport – please ensure the entire page is displayed.
  • One passport size photo (jpeg format 150x150 pixels if sending digitally).
  • A copy of your CV/ Résumé (in English).

The Concordia University Chicago MBA programme is for creative, innovative and aspirational individuals who are highly motivated to build and lead businesses. Students and professionals with ambitious business career goals will thrive in and out of the classroom, gaining practical and theoretical knowledge that will help them create their future and that of the society they serve.

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for;
  3. Complete all sections of the online application;
  4. Submit online application;
  5. Our admissions team will liaise with you with regards to next steps

FREE Executive Education course

BSBI and London School of Business and Finance (Executive Education) have partnered to offer students who enrol in this programme the chance to take a FREE five-day Leadership Development course while pursuing their degree.

The five-day course will be offered to BSBI students completely free of charge and is taught by leading academics, giving you an expert insight into what it takes to become a successful business leader.

By the end of the course, you will be armed with essential knowledge on how to inspire and motivate your staff, carving out a leadership style for yourself that will help you get the most out of your team and make your organisation soar.

The course will focus on:

  • Defining leadership;
  • Improving your management approach;
  • Boosting your communication and coaching skills;
  • Understanding emotional intelligence;
  • Learning how to build trust and loyalty within your organisation.

This offer is awarded and managed by Berlin School of Business and Innovation and not Concordia University Chicago.

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Career progression

The MBA programme increases self-confidence while developing essential soft skills. Students continuing their studies with the MBA programme will be equipped to access more employment opportunities when they launch their careers. Employed professionals will acquire knowledge to help them achieve promotions or assist in growing a business. An abundance of career options are available to MBA graduates in areas including entrepreneurship, marketing management and executive leadership positions.

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