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MBA Programs of Vlerick Business School

Vlerick Business School began delivering management degree programmes from 1959 and has successfully helped more than 17,000 graduates from 75 countries to build leadership career in management field.

Fully accredited, state-of-art institution, along with theoretical knowledge and practical insight, make this business school the most reputed one in Belgium. It has campuses in Ghent and Leuven, Belgium and St-Petersburg Russia.

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The MBA program offered by the business school is aimed for working professionals having years of working experience with strong international focus.  All MBA programmes are accredited with AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. The full time MBA course offered by the institute has been ranked 28th in Europe by Financial Times in 2014.

Vlerick Business School offers various MBA programmes- Full Time MBA, Executive MBA and Part Time MBA. Apart from this, the business school also offers MBA Financial Service and Insurance. Below is the brief of each course with the programme structure.

Vlerick Full-time MBA

 -Full Time MBA Program Belgium : This 1 year program gives a bigger picture of global business. With having strong links to corporate world across globe, students can easily get into touch with established corporate leaders.  The course is designed to offer latest insight into management discipline and covers both elaborate subjects and theoretical domains.

The program aims to bring international participants and experience rich cultural diversification throughout the course.  The program structure is divided into different categories:

(a)Setting the Scene : In this, students will undergo two-weeks of language introduction period in Dutch or French.

(b)Core Courses : All core courses in this business school are centered on practical and concrete management skills. With this course, students can understand the concept of business through 4 platforms- Developing People in Organisations, Mastering Performance Analysis & Control, Connecting Across Organisational Boundaries and Creating & Capturing Value.

(c)Electives & Tracks : With this, students can tailor their objectives and career ambitions. Some of the available elective courses are-Negotiation Skills, Project Planning, Financial Markets and Social Entrepreneurship.

(d)Fees and Scholarship : The total tuition fee is 36,000 Euro, which will cover all basic things during the course. Students can also apply for scholarship only after convincing the program board. Vlerick Corporate Scholarship is offered with the negotiation with corporate sponsors.  This scholarship will cover 25% or 50% of tuition fees.

-Full Time MBA Programme China :  If you are planning to do business in or with China, then full time MBA programme China from Peking University is the best to take up.  Ranked as No. 1 in China by Fortune and Forbes, it has joined hands with Vlerick Business School. Candidates can either choose 16 month full time or 2 year full time MBA course.

Executive MBA Programme

 -Executive MBA Programme Belgium: The executive programme is offered in 3 different schedules. Students will be based at Brussels, Ghent or Leuven Campus depending on the format chosen. All three campuses will conduct course for 18 months. The programme will concentrate on Personal Development, Career Guidance, Leadership Development and In-Company Project.

(a)Tuition Fees and Funding : Total fees for the executive MBA programme is 36,000 Euro Dollar, which will be divided into two parts to pay during the course. The school also offers Education Vouchers for those who pay partly fees by self. Voucher can be used for upto 2 months after the start of the programme.

-Executive MBA Russia :  Students can opt for Vlerick MBA program in St. Petersburg helping to empower you to take business leadership to next level.  The program duration is of 20 months with different schedules in each month. The program fee is similar to other executive programs.

-Executive MBA China : Students going for Executive MBA China can take up the program of BIMBA at Peking University. Similar to Full Time, this course too has been ranked No. 1 by Fortune and Forbes (China). Students can choose 16 month full time or 2 year part-time MBA programmes.

MBA in Financial Services and Insurance

The course is designed to help students to face challenges during financial service management. Faculties from financial field and guest speakers visit the institute to provide insights of business experience. Moreover, students are further introduced to financial services in global context. The modules are organized with markets of Belgium, Switzerland, China, Canada and Singapore. There are 6 modules divided for 2 weeks each for 18 months.  Students undergo various in-company projects to gain in-sight of the financial service.

Curriculum included in Financial Management course are- Management Essentials, Corporate Control and Key Management Skills.

(a)Scholarship and Grants : The business school offers financial grants that partly cover the tuition fees of 14,000 Euros. Students can either apply for merit-based scholarships or need based scholarships, for which eligible proof is needed.

For more information go through Vlerick Business School MBA Programmes.