The dynamic developments in the economy and society and the consequent increasing demands on all aspects of working life require contemporary work and control skills. To meet the challenges, versatile educated professionals and managers are required which focused on the future with its economic and organizational psychology competence in the interaction between man and the economy.
The aim of the course "Business and Organizational Psychology" is to provide necessary technical and managerial skills and the development of personal skills to oversee and shape the diverse conditions and contexts of workplace practices can. Given the potential to be economic and organizational psychology knowledge recognized and successfully applied to the daily work of modern organizations.
The Master’s Programme in Business and Organizational Psychology at the Institute of Executive Capabilities, Steinbeis University Berlin, allows you to begin your studies at several points in the year. The programme gives you a great opportunity to get acquainted with essential functional and management expertise and equip you with the personal skills you need to leave your mark in the increasingly complex world of commercial practice.
You will be able to use the practice-oriented expertise that you will obtain and acquire in the IEC course in many organizational and commercial areas that are becoming increasingly relevant in modern business:
- in many areas of HR management (including leadership, HR, and organizational development)
- in marketing
- in market research
- in project activities and the management of network
- in consulting
The university course covers 9 modules for a total of 90 ECTS points. Successful graduates are awarded the internationally recognized degree as "Master of Arts".
Introduction and Methodology
Organizations in a market economy
Facets of sustainability
Empirical research methods
The scientific process
- Organizational Behaviour and Management
Principles of organization, organizational design
Dimensions of individual behaviour
- Organizational Consulting and Development
Team, organization, and culture analysis
- The Psychology of Change in Organizations I and II
- Business Psychology I
- Business Psychology II
Occupational aptitude diagnostics
Crisis and conflict management
- Introduction to Human Resource Managements I
Performance management, talent management
Personal marketing and recruiting
Knowledge and service workers
- Introduction to Human Resource Management II
Demography and life-cycle-oriented HRM
Occupational health and welfare
- Market and Advertising Psychology
Psychology of demand, Consumer behaviour
Marketing and advertising psychology
- Master Thesis
The tuition fees cover: teaching materials available via the e-learning platform Moodle, access to the online libraries, professional coaching during the student project as well as examination fees and the access to IEC-Alumni organization.
You can choose from two payment options:
- total payment in advance: 14.700 €
- payment in four installments: 3.710 € each
There is also a one-time administration fee of 250€ payable 28 days before the start of the course. The tuition fees can usually be claimed for tax purposes. Information on funding and financing options can be found here.
This course starts twice per year.
Next start: May 2019 (Summer Semester) and October 2019 (Winter Semester)
An recognized university degree is required for enrolment in the course. Students are accepted on the basis of their qualifications, the order of application, and two interviews.
Please note that 300 ECTS points are required to complete a Master's degree. This Master's programme awards 90 ECTS points. If you have achieved less than 210 ECTS points during your Bachelor's study, you will have the opportunity to join our extension modules to get additional ECTS points.
Please send your application to:
Prof. Dr. Mario Vaupel
Gürtelstr. 29A / 30
Study & Program Services
Telefon: +49 30 9700 - 2450
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