This work-study EMBA in Controlling and Management gives you the tools you need to become the expert in financial management at your company. To be fully prepared for a top controlling position you will need comprehensive training in leadership and strategic corporate management. As a good controller, you will also act as an internal consultant. You will learn to speak the language of management so that you can convince colleague of the validity of your ideas and analysis. This will also entail improving your personal and social skills, your ability to present confidently and form persuasive arguments.
Goals & Competences
Deepen your knowledge in strategic management
Gain a cross-functional understanding in companies and organizations
Develop skills as in-house consultant and manager
Fine tune your argumentation techniques before writing your thesis
You will learn how to deal with financial and business-relevant issues within a modern, progressive learning atmosphere. You will benefit from teamwork, presentations, plenary discussions, as well as lectures. You will solve tasks and work on case studies, study literature, attend lectures, workshops and seminars. Furthermore, you always have the opportunity to exchange your experiences in class with your classmates.
The main form of examination is written exams. In addition, you will also be required to write a so-called “transfer report”. In this report you will take a topic from the course and apply it to practice at your company. This allows you to deepen your knowledge of the subject and connect it to the real world. Furthermore, this will also prepare you for your thesis. Your thesis is assessed according to a predetermined evaluation rubric, which includes the comprehensiveness of reasoning its applicability in practice as criteria.
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Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the Bern University of Applied Sciences in "Controlling & Consulting" (60 ECTS credits)
Our lecturers are proven experts with fundamental practical and theoretical knowledge in their subject areas. They have at least a university degree plus many years of experience in higher education.
Are you an expert in accounting and controlling or an auditor? Then this part-time EMBA in controlling and management could be the perfect programme for you. The content of the course is tailored to you previous professional knowledge and experience.
Do you have a degree as a Chartered Expert in Financial and Managerial Accounting and Reporting, or as a Chartered Expert in Financial Auditing? If this is the case, then you will only have to complete one (instead of two) years of study before obtaining an EMBA degree. Do you have a university degree? In this case you will complete the EMBA (four CAS) in two years.
The head of the programme decides according to your application - "sur dossier" - after you have applied.
Several years of professional experience in accounting & controlling are necessary.
Knowledge & skills
The course requires the in-depth knowledge acquired in preparation for examinations and content.
Applications from abroad
Please register with the online registration form or contact the responsible head of programme.
The course Introduction to Scientific Study is compulsory for all students without a university degree. It provides the students with methodological skills for the successful completion of a CAS degree.
The EMBA comprises of 30 days of study. The days of study are Thursday to Saturday from 8.30 - 16.30 with a maximum of 12 participants. The one-year programme comprises 40 ECTS credits. Furthermore, 20 ECTS credits will be received for previous education.
All compulsory literature, course materials and examinations are included in the costs. (For the Six Sigma seminar, there will be additional expensed up to CHF 300 for the hotel, including overnight accommodation and full board).
The continuing education regulations of the Bern University of Applied Sciences and the implementation regulations for the continuing education regulations apply. The right to make changes is reserved. In case of doubt, the wording of the legal provisions and regulations shall prevail.