IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), one of Germany’s leading universities, has partnered with Great Learning, a leading global Ed-tech company for professional and higher education learning to offer a 6-month exclusive pathway program leading to an MBA degree. The program, offered exclusively to successful graduates of the Executive PG Program in Management from Great Lakes Executive Learning, gives an exciting opportunity to upgrade to a global MBA in just six months, earn a World Education Services (WES) recognized management credential, connect with a diverse student community, and make an immediate impact at work and climb the success ladder. The program helps executives build on the skills and knowledge gained from the Executive PG Program in Management (PGPMEx). It equips their business expertise with new-age management skills to help them make data-driven decisions and design profitable strategies. It aims to empower learners with the right emerging skills needed to succeed in a globalizing business environment and maximize resources for enhanced operations.
Established in 1998, IU International University of Applied Sciences is a state-recognized private university in Germany and has been given a 5-star rating in the prestigious QS Stars University Ratings for exceptional contribution to services, technology, and commitment to online learning. It has been recognized in business administration by the CHE Ranking, Germany’s largest ranking of universities and universities of applied sciences. This 6-month pathway program curated by tenured faculty from IU International University of Applied Sciences aims to empower learners with the right emerging skills needed to succeed in a global business environment.
Live and recorded lectures, peer-to-peer learning through a diverse batch, a curriculum designed by the experienced faculty at IU International University of Applied Sciences, and an industry-relevant capstone project are some highlights of this program. Moreover, learners also get access to Great Learning’s unparalleled career assistance through a network of 12,000+ companies and 4800+ industry expert mentors. Some of the marquee companies include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Dell, IBM, Flipkart, Infosys, Intel, Deloitte, etc.
Prof. Dr. Florian Hummel, Prorector International Affairs from IU International University of Applied Sciences said, “Businesses across the globe are in search of managers and leaders who can navigate increasingly complex and volatile digital business environments. A global MBA degree along with in-depth knowledge to make data-driven decisions is of high relevance in the current climate. Through our collaboration with Great Learning, we are opening up an option for students to upgrade to an MBA degree in just 6 months which will be a definite value addition to their credentials.”
Speaking about the collaboration Hari Krishnan Nair, Co-Founder, Great Learning, “We have been offering cutting-edge programs to our learners to kickstart or transition their careers in high growth domains for almost a decade now. This partnership with IU International University of Applied Sciences will enable us to extend world-class learning experiences and provide additional benefits of obtaining a global MBA degree from a renowned university. The in-depth curriculum offered by the university is intended to increase aspirants’ global business knowledge and leadership skills.”
The program curriculum is structured to deliver new-age skills to the learners in areas such as innovation and entrepreneurship, performance management, business ethics and corporate governance. Upon successful completion of the program, learners will be awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from IU International University of Applied Sciences.