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Management (MBA)


General Management
Practical distance-learning MBA

People wishing to take on leadership roles usually require in-depth economic expertise and management skills. Are you looking to pursue relevant further education and prepare for the next stage of your career with an insightful and practical study program that fits easily into your life?

If so, the distance-learning MBA in General Management at Hochschule Fresenius is the perfect choice.

We also offer a German-language General Management (MBA) study program.


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Flexible, lightweight and powerful: Start your distance-learning program at Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences, and receive a free iPad* and save up to 1.520 euros. With the iPad, you'll always have your campus with you in your pocket. Please be aware, that the iPad is only connected to the distance-learning programs of the Hochschule Fresenius. To receive an iPad, you have to:
  • enroll in one of the study programs and
  • fulfill your four weeks trail period.
After this time, your iPad will be delivered on behalf of the HSF to an address in the European Union to be named by the student. If you are domiciled (based) outside the European Union, you are obliged to arrange for further shipment of the iPad yourself. In this case, you will bear the costs for the required shipping to your final address yourself. The student is explicitly informed that a direct shipment outside the European Union is not possible and agrees with this regulation as well as the possibly resulting costs.

*Please note that the promotion is only valid for registration until June 30, 2022.

General Management (MBA) distance-learning program:
structure and content

The distance-learning MBA in General Management comprises the following module groups:

  • Core area of business management
  • Strategic and structural tasks within business management
  • Business management analysis methods

Its content is based on the European Quality Link (EQUAL) MBA guidelines.

The program begins with fundamental economic, business, and management concepts. You will deepen your knowledge of these areas and study their structures and contexts. Further modules introduce you to applied business administration, including topics such as organizational management, digital and agile concepts, CSR, and entrepreneurship.

From the second semester, you will explore strategic management methods and instruments in more depth.

The distance-learning MBA program concludes with a Master’s thesis, giving you the opportunity to tackle a complex economic question and apply all that you have learned.

You can complete the General Management (MBA) program in three semesters (full-time study) or four semesters (part-time study). Download the three-semester course schedule here for an overview of all modules offered on the curriculum.

The distance-learning Master’s in General Management is a flexible way to continue your education alongside your career. Your professional experience will help you to reflect on your newly acquired knowledge in a practical context, and you can apply your new skills directly to your everyday work.

The interactive studynet e-learning platform provides plenty of opportunities to engage with your fellow students, learn together and from one another, and develop collaborative problem-solving skills.

Admission requirements for the distance-learning program
in General Management (MBA)

To be admitted to this distance-learning program at Hochschule Fresenius, you must fulfill the following requirements:

You have not completed a first university degree? Or you have completed your Bachelor’s degree with less than 210 credit points? In this case, you can also start your studies by other means:

Career prospects with the distance-learning
MBA in General Management

The distance-learning MBA in General Management provides you with universal skills and business expertise that you can use to add value to numerous industrial, retail, and service sectors.

As a (junior) manager, you will enjoy particularly exciting prospects in the following fields:

  • purchasing, procurement
  • management, leadership
  • warehousing, materials management, logistics
  • human resources
  • business organization and planning
  • sales, retail
  • business consulting
  • accounting
  • risk analysis and management
  • marketing, advertising
  • finance and accounting

Your MBA also qualifies you for further academic study, for example a doctorate exploring economic issues.


* Free extension for 12 months


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with our 4-week money-back guarantee

Are you wondering if distance learning is a good fit for you? Try it out! At Hochschule Fresenius, you can test your desired distance learning program for four weeks without risk. During this trial period, you can familiarize yourself with the study content and test if this form of learning suits you.

Should you change your mind during this time and make use of your right of withdrawal during the trial month, you will simply receive your money back.

Questions? –
We have the answers

You have detailed questions about study program-specific content, would you like to find out about the different options for choosing your focus or the financing options? Our study advice team will be happy to arrange a personal consultation to discuss your questions in detail. Get to know us, we look forward to seeing you!

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