MSc in Business Management

Careers & Outcomes

Program Length

18 Months

Self Paced

Total ECTS Credits


Tuition Fee (Full Program)

9000 EUR



Program Overview

The term “management” refers to wide-ranging roles and responsibilities that managers fulfill as part of their duties in organizations. Effective management calls for concerted efforts to meet organizational objectives and use appropriate strategies to enhance the company’s profitability and sustainability in the long run. 


MSc in Business Management offers comprehensive content that will equip you with the necessary skills and capabilities to start and manage an organization. The program will provide you with a sound theoretical foundation in business management, stimulating your analytical and problem-solving skills in several areas. A thorough understanding of economics, accounting, marketing, management, and leadership will hone your knowledge in almost everything needed to manage an established business or a start-up. 


The program will develop you as an effective manager who is deft in applying strategic management, innovation, and critical thinking capabilities in different business domains. The extensiveness of this program makes it one of the most sought-after courses for learners looking forward to having a broad understanding of business and management areas. You will learn by doing through optional internships, company visits, seminars, and real-life company projects.  


Educational Objectives


After completing the course, students would be able to:

  • Develop managerial skills to create positive business solutions, make entrepreneurial innovations, and promote continuous learning.
  • Identify ethical dilemmas and apply sustainability principles to handle the same.
  • Apply financial methods, risk-assessment approaches, and economic principles to add value to the business.
  • Apply management theories to real-life business scenarios to explore relevant opportunities in business and optimize those opportunities to excel in your career.
  • Use quantitative and qualitative data to analyze and solve real-world business issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle strategic and operational business issues for the benefit of stakeholders.
  • Use appropriate research skills to make effective business decisions in a dynamic business environment.
  • Collaborate effectively with employees, and devise adequate strategies to motivate and retain them.
  • Negotiate with business partners to explore sustainable business options, and devise appropriate strategies to make profitable business deals.

Approx. Course Length

2-3 weeks

Total ECTS Credits


Max. Number of Transfer Credits:


Courses Overview

The Rushford MSc program in Business Management comprises 35 courses – 15 Core Courses and 20 Electives. To be qualified for the degree, you must progress successfully through a total of 25 courses and a capstone thesis. The courses comprise 15 core courses and a choice of 10 out of 20 electives. 


The courses include at least 15 subject-specific courses with intended specialization deliverables prepared by our expert faculty and practitioners to prepare our learners to master all technical aspects related to the field.  


Exit Award

MSc in Business Management also allows exit award for partial completion of the program or to accelerate it by seeking exemptions via our recognition of prior learning policy. The Masters in Science degree is a two-year program; however, an exit Certificate award is possible after 40 ECTS, or a Master’s award is possible after completing 90 ECTS. 

If you have already studied a few courses, you may apply for the recognition of prior learning, which can reduce the overall tenure of your Masters in Science Program. 


Foundation – Core Management Managerial Skills
Gain 20 ECTS Managerial Economics
Marketing Management
Accounting for Financial Reporting
Human Resource Management
Foundation Level Accounting for Managerial Decision
Gain 20 ECTS Financial Management
International Business Environment
Operations Management
Managing Organizations
Operational Level Business Statistics
Business Analytics
Operations Management: Productivity and Quality
Business Law
Corporate Social Responsibility: Ethics and Law
Management and Strategic Level- Choose electives to gain 40 ECTS
Management Level Change Management
Corporate Financing
Global Branding Strategies
Negotiations and Bargaining
Strategic Level Strategic Management: Integrating the Enterprise
Project Management
Making Decisions
Business Communication
Predicting Demand
Improving the Customer Experience
Digital Marketing Best Practice, Online Advertising
Operations Strategy
Logistics Management
Leadership: Key Concepts
Future Work Now
Leadership Development, Managing and Leading People
Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
Intuitive Intelligence in Business


Who Is This Program For

MSc in Business Management is ideal for:

  • Graduates seeking successful executive careers in reputed private or public sector companies.
  • Professionals seeking advancement in their careers because of saturation in their existing fields.
  • Entrepreneurs looking forward to starting their venture or running a family business.
  • Professionals aiming to enhance their managerial skills and capabilities to advance their prospects.
  • Professionals seeking self-employment options, such as doctors, dentists, lawyers, accountants, and others.

Typical Job Titles

Upon completing the program, learners will be able to pursue the following career options:

  • Market Researcher
  • Sales Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Audit Manager


Careers & Outcomes

Job Growth


Outcomes and Careers:

MSc in Business Management equips you with adequate skills required to start your venture or excel in the career you already have. It will enable you to work with reputed multinational and international firms and expose you to different real-world scenarios in a volatile business environment. You will nurture your overall personality by engaging with people of various backgrounds, working in other countries, and managing different business processes. You will develop the problem-solving ability, creative mindset, and experiential learning crucial to working in a contemporary business environment. 

Why You Should Study MSc in Business Management

  • 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement is because of managers- a survey conducted by Interact
  • 69 percent of managers find it challenging to communicate with employees – a study by Interact


Rushford maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MSc programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.



Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline


Qualifications Waiver:

For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, Rushford uses Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). Rushford generally utilizes over 3 years of relevant experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at  for exploring this pathway.


Proficiency in English:

Evidence of Proficiency in English

IELTS 6.0+ , OR

PTE 50+ , OR

TOEFL 550+, OR

Any other proficiency test taken in the last 2 years


English Proficiency Waiver:

The English proficiency test is waived for the following candidates:

Native English Speakers, OR;

Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;

Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;

At least 2 years of work experience in a business setting in which English is the primary language of communication


  • EduQua Certified Swiss Institution

    Rushford Business School is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)


    Rushford Business School is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ACBSP is a global accrediting body which accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.


    Rushford Business School is a member of the “International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)” The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide. All modes of delivery, campuses, locations, and instructional sites, as well as all business programs regardless of degree level, will normally be included in the IACBE accreditation review.


    Rushford Business School is a proud supporter and Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME). PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact founded in 2007 as a platform to encourage and increase awareness and integration of sustainability in business schools around the world. Today, PRME is the largest coordinated effort between the world’s business schools and the United Nations. Rushford Business School became a PRME signatory in 2020. As a school, we understand the privilege and responsibility of providing quality education that gives learners the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, change lives, and transform societies.

  • Swiss Higher Educational Institution

    Rushford Business School is an approved post-secondary higher educational Institution with the authority to award private degrees in Switzerland. The institute is registered in the Canton of Zug, Switzerland under the UID CH-

  • International Council For Open & Distance Education (ICDE), Norway

    James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.

  • International Organization For Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certified

    James Lind Institute (JLI) is fully accredited by the AMERICAN BOARD OF ACCREDITATION SERVICES (ABAS) as per ISO 9001:2015 standards for providing Training & Education Programs related to healthcare and allied sectors.

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