Our Master's programme Management & Succession in Family Businesses prepares you optimally for your challenges as a successor in family businesses through in-depth business studies and specialisation courses, for example on "Business Valuation and Succession Strategies" or "Conflict and Crisis Management in Family Businesses".
You can study the programme M.A. Management von Familienunternehmen at the following locations:
Description of the programme
In our application-oriented courses, such as our "Case Lab" and "Management Simulation Game", as well as in an internship at home or abroad, you have the opportunity to gain important professional experience even before your career begins.
Master's graduates of this study programme are employed in the following positions, among others:
- Internal or external successor to a company
- Manager of a small or medium-sized enterprise
- Managing director of a family business
- Start-up founder
- Self-employed consultant in change or crisis management
Accreditations & awards
A degree is only valuable if it is generally recognised. We ensure this threefold. Firstly, through state accreditation: CBS International Business School is a private university state-recognised by the German Science Council and the Ministry of Science of North Rhine-Westphalia. Secondly, through the regular accreditation of all courses by FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) for content, topicality, and studyability. FIBAA examines the courses on behalf of the Accreditation Council of the Federal Republic. Thirdly, through—successful—participation in rankings, such as the renowned CHE ranking (known from the ZEIT Studienführer) or the university ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche.