Master
Management - Leadership Management

Master leadership with this study programme: the online Master’s in Management and Leadership with IU prepares you with a solid foundation to progress into a managerial position in your chosen industry. Step into a great role as a graduate with an MA in Leadership Management.

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Become a decision-maker with an MA in Management and Leadership

Across the globe, companies are constantly on the lookout for motivated, trained leaders to manage operations and guide teams and projects to success. After completing this study programme, you’ll be able to prove to employers that you have the technical and soft skills to do just that. The IU programme in Leadership Management teaches you the structure of global companies, strategic management skills and the fundamentals of effective leadership. Whether you aim to work in a start-up or a multinational corporation ­– no matter what your academic background may be, this study programme prepares you for a successful future in management.

In order to best prepare you for the international job market, all of our study programmes are offered 100% in English. What are you waiting for?

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Overview Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance

  • Study model
    Master of Arts (MA)
    60 ECTS
    Language: English
  • Duration of study
    Regular study period 12 months
    Different time models
    Start your studies at anytime
  • Tuition fees
    Starting from 343 euro per month
  • Accreditation
    60 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1114020
  • Admission
    Completed undergraduate degree
  • Reduce your study fees
    Reduce fees by getting your previous achievements recognised
    The costs of your studies are usually tax-deductible
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Content

Study programme overview

In this MA in Leadership and Management, you’ll learn to analyse management processes and apply best practices as a team leader with a focus on problem-solving. You’ll acquire managerial tools for motivating employees and creating trust in your professional relationships. A combination of online learning materials and expert advice from your professors will familiarise you with central design factors and leadership styles for a successful management culture and harmonious work environment for employees. 

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Careers

Career outlook

Our online Master’s programme in Management and Leadership is ideal for forming the future careers of specialists and executives in business. IU prepares you for a successful career managing people, resources, processes or even entire organisations – talents that are in-demand at all kinds of companies, all over the world.

Change Manager

Change management involves all projects, activities, measures and duties that effect wide-reaching changes in a business. As a change manager you will support and guide your company through processes such as pursuing new strategies, changing developed strategies, updating technical and organisational systems, improving processes and procedures or developing the skills and expertise of employees.

Project manager

As a project manager you will lead, organise, plan and negotiate with your clients and team members. You make sure that projects run according to plan and on budget, always communicating with confidence and reason to achieve your targets. You may oversee product launches, campaigns, internal process changes or other projects, and act as a point of contact for all parties involved. You will take on the role of mediator, commander and negotiator to deliver projects on time and achieve goals.

Consultant

Consultants are experts at analysing the situation, assessing the needs and targets of clients and offering suitable advice. You will service companies in various industries, guiding them on how to introduce change, position themselves in the market, improve their management or make decisions when it comes to investments. If you are employed in a consultancy firm, you will be required to keep the goals of your employer in mind, while ensuring that your client makes the right decisions.

Tuition fees

Study models and fees for IU Master's in Leadership Management

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen programme.

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month.

Only until 20.04.2021

Full-Time

Duration 12 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

518€ /mtl 729€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
Only until 20.04.2021

Part-Time I

Duration 18 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

408€ /mtl 549€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
Only until 20.04.2021

Part-Time II

Duration 24 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

343€ /mtl 449€ Enrol for your online study programme by 20th of April and save €3,333 on your tuition fees. *Coupon code: CHANCE21 *You can start your studies at a later date. Apply now
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Earn a Dual Degree.

With the IU and LSBU (London South Bank University) dual degree track, you get a unique opportunity – graduate with both a German and a British graduation certificate, without any extra academic requirements. The study programmes at IU and at LSBU are coordinated and therefore equivalent to each other.

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All our study programmes include the following benefits
  • Teaching and study material

  • Marking of your end-of-module exams

  • Free 4-week trial

  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors

  • Use of the online campus

  • Individual study coaching

  • Online exams

  • No charge for extension of course duration

  • Career coaching

Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point.

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised.Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment. Arrange a call-back appointment to discuss recognition
Admission

Entry requirements

We make it possible: You can start your desired study programme with IU if you meet the following requirements.
General Admission requirements
Work experience
English language skills
Optional aptitude test
Why IU is the best choice
  • Your studies are flexible and 100% online

    Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

  • Accredited & Globally recognised

    IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

  • You gain full support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time.

  • The ideal mix of theory & practice

    Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

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