The mission of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is to provide state-of-the-art post- graduate education in business administration in order to enhance the management capacities of professionals and their organizations and by so doing contribute to the development of the country. The overall learning objective of the program is to enhance the management competences and capacities of participants and organizations.
• Understanding and mastering core concepts, methods, theories and tools in the business disciplines.
• Identifying an appropriate combination of diverse methods and tools to provide solutions to new business challenges and apply theory and practice related to the specialization.
• Interpret complex information including the understanding of different perspectives and derive sound decisions and actions from it.
• Communicate easily and convincingly, conclusions regarding (new) business challenges in small teams as well as in front of larger audiences.
• Ability to reflect on an analysis and on a decision process.
Candidates are admitted on a competitive selection basis.
In order to be eligible for admission to the MBA program, an applicant needs to fulfill the following requirements:
A bachelor’s degree or the equivalent of at least three years of study at a recognized university or institute of higher education.
B. Work experience
At least two years relevant professional experience.
C. Successful completion of the Admission required leveling courses
Peregrine Academic Leveling Courses
1. Foundations of Business Finance
2. Foundation of Micro-economics
3. Foundations of Accounting
4. Foundations of Quantitative Research Techniques and Statistics
D. Proficiency in English
Proof of proficiency in the English language for those not educated in English, certified by means of a generally accepted test.
All letters and documents must be submitted in English.
The program is delivered in 28 months on a “two weeks on – two weeks off” basis.
“Two weeks on”: 2 days preparatory in-class sessions and 8 days in-class lecturing. In-class lecturing is from Monday till
Friday from 18:00-21:30hrs and on Saturday from 10.00-13:00hrs. Class attendance is compulsory.
“Two weeks off”: preparing for the individual exam and outside class assignment.
Individual in-class exams are on a Saturday from 09:30 – 12:30 hrs.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) granted by the Maastricht School of Management and internationally accredited by:
The FOUNDATION consists of a number of functional subject courses providing analytical skills. These subjects provide MBA candidates with a
sound analytical basis and competences which facilitate easier absorption of the material in subsequent advanced courses.
1. Business Statistics provides mathematical and statistical tools for
2. Economics for Managers is about the micro- and the macroeconomic aspects of market places. It looks into demand determination, input and
output optimizations, estimation and application of cost functions and price and output setting under different market structures.
3. Accounting for Managers introduces accounting to students.
Accounting comprises financial accounting and management accounting. Both forms of accounting rely on information extracted from the financial information system.
4. Finance is designed to expose the participants to the various techniques
available to assist management and to arrive at optimal financial decisions
within a firm, including those of investment and working capital, financing
and capital structure as well as dividend distribution.
5. Research Methods 1 is critical to essay writing assignments as an assesment
for program courses. It trains participants in the key features and main stages
of academic research, literature search and review, the main research strategies available, research ethics and academic writing.