Major in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Leadership

Starting Fall 2017!

Growing businesses need to adapt to environmental and technological changes. This major will prepare students for the challenges of establishing and growing a business in today’s dynamic climate. This major communicates the skills and techniques behind entrepreneurial thought and action, imparting expertise which enables managers and entrepreneurs to make crucial decisions and compete successfully.

Our program will both provide students with the instrumental and advanced skills necessary to understand entrepreneurship. Not only does the program provide the foundation to manage, operate, grow and sustain an entrepreneurial venture but it also supports entrepreneurial activities in corporations.

The combination of core business knowledge and specific entrepreneurial know-how offers students numerous career and employment opportunities that can be quite varied and lucrative, including positions in: family-owned businesses, entrepreneurship development firms, appraisal and consulting firms, banks and financial institutions, accounting firms, insurance companies, regulatory agencies, government supported technology firms and large corporations with innovation functions, product development roles, etc.

Dean's Voice

"Entrepreneurial education is vital to economic growth while an understanding of organizational leadership vital to optimising economic performance. For Vienna, Austria and the wider region, the coupling of innovation to entrepreneurship will determine economic resilience in times of economic change. This MBA specialisation combines the key ingredients to up-skill students, while it offers a theoretical understanding and practical training on meeting the challenges of managing innovative enterprises."

Dimitris Christopoulos, Dean of Executive Education & MBA


The business core focuses on fundamental business knowledge, management techniques and leadership strategies. Core Courses include Financial Management and Reporting; Leadership; Managing People, Teams and Organizations; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Project Management; as well as Digital Marketing.

For more information on the MBA Core Courses please click here.