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Master of Business Administration

Master a strong critical thinking approach and be ready to meet the demands of an uncertain world with our cutting-edge MBA.

As an MBA student at Inter College Business School, you will not only learn via lecturers but will actively be involved and engaged in case studies, group activities and discussions, project-based learning - all with a focus on collaborative learning and customised coaching.

Our Global MBA will help you build hard skills in vital fields such as strategic decision making, operations and business control, HR management & organisation design.

As a student of Inter College Business School, we will ensure your ideas and talents are transformed into action and practical experience with this Global MBA – as this is the only way to apply value.

Blend effortlessly into Amsterdam's multicultural and diverse melting pot. Join more than 120,000 students from over 162 countries! Recharge in beautiful parks and green spaces and get inspired by art and culture. Enjoy a plethora of events and festivals peppered around the city - there is never a dull day in Amsterdam.

Key facts

Next intake: September 2022

12-months

2 semesters per year

Full-time

Daytime classes

Masters program

Programme Overview

Course structure

  • International Strategic Management & Innovation
  • Operational and Project Management in a Digital World
  • Economics & Society
  • International Accounting

 

  • International Marketing
  • Finance & Risk Management 
  • HR Management and Leadership
  • HR Management and Organisation Design
  • Management of People in Cross-Cultural Environments

  • Electives in Cloud Computing, Big Data, Cyber Security from Amazon, Alibaba & Co. Scientific and Methods Competence
  • Research Methods and Scientific Work 
  • Master Thesis
Alumni Vanluin

"You are guaranteed a high-quality education with lots of attention and room for personal growth"

Danielle van Luin

Alumni and Co-founder at MIO Home BV, Interior Design

Career progression

Inter College Amsterdam have a network of 10,000 alumni globally who are always eager to help students and graduates connect with companies around the world. Our central Amsterdam campus is surrounded by some of the biggest industry players and an extensive range of start-up companies, enhancing your employment prospects after graduation.

Did you know Amsterdam's tech sector is now worth €73bn? 

A well-connected city to the rest of Europe makes Amsterdam an ideal start-up environment. 

Benefit from access to large international and Dutch companies such as Phillips, ING, Heineken, Netflix, Nike, Uber, Tesla, IBM, Salesforce.

Once you have graduated, you will have all the skills you need to become a successful entrepreneur, launch a start-up, join the family business, or progress into a senior management role in the Netherlands or abroad. The Global MBA* will ensure you master a strong critical thinking approach and are ready to meet the demands of an uncertain world.

*Please note that the MBA is currently under accreditation with NVAO.

Below are a few of the places our alumni work at post-graduation.  

  • ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • ING
  • Yatch
  • Pon
  • UWV
  • Gemeente Den Haag
  • CBRE

 

  • Talentportaal
  • Sante Partners
  • ABN AMRO MeesPierson
  • ProgressPlay
  • Dutch Standard
  • Continental
  • Porsche 
  • KPMG

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field of specialization, from a recognised institution;
  • At least three years relevant work experience after being awarded the first university degree;
  • Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language on at least the CEFR level B2. This can be proven for example by an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all areas (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking). Native speakers of English or graduates who can show that they have already pursued a first-degree programme in English will not be required to take any further tests.

The application procedure also includes the submission of a personal motivation statement and a personal interview where students must demonstrate their motivation and potential for study at master’s level. Other documents include CV, job references and a passport/ID card.

ICBS uses a centrally administered application process. All applications are received in the admissions office where they are processed internally. Admission is regularly decided according to the Admission, Examination and Study Regulation. Special or borderline cases will be decided by the Examination Committee. Foreign-language certificates must be presented or translated to Dutch or English Degrees from non-European universities are checked for comparability using the current databases of NUFFIC.

As an MBA student at Inter College Business School, you will not only learn via lecturers but will actively be involved and engaged in case studies, group activities and discussions, project-based learning - all with a focus on collaborative learning and customised coaching. 

Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language on at least the CEFR level B2. This can be proven for example by an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all areas (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking). Native speakers of English or graduates who can show that they have already pursued a first-degree programme in English will not be required to take any further tests.

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