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Our unique MBA in Strategic Data-Driven Management programme is a transformational experience that aims to develop essential professional and soft skills to nurture leaders of the 21st century.

Programme Content

The MBA in Strategic Data-Driven Management programme (ranked no. 2 in Eastern Europe!*), explores and develops all areas of corporate management, with a strong emphasis on the most in-demand skills in business: analytical skills, data management, business intelligence and a wide array of soft skills. The IBS MBA experience is a 1.5-year, full-time programme, designed for professionals with 3 to 5 years of work experience.

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Please find the curriculum here.*

* IBS reserves the right to change the curriculum.

Programme Specification

Please find the programme specification here.

General info

Duration of programme 3 semesters
Starting date September
Tuition fee per semester (payment is for 2 semesters, no tuition fee for semester 3) € 6,200
Tuition fee for the full programme € 12,400
One-off registration fee for non-EU citizens € 900
Degree awarded by The University of Buckingham and IBS
Campus Budapest
Admission criteria • Bachelor's degree in any field,
• Transcript with at least one module completed in mathematics, statistics, or finance, 
• Documented work reference of 3-5 years, 
• CV,
• Motivation letter
Language of tuition English

Note: please bring your own laptop/notebook to classes! Also kindly check the system requirements by contacting info@ibsbudapest.com.

Key areas of studies

Our programme first focuses on ‘core skills,’ i.e. the necessary competencies to communicate and collaborate with other stakeholders, to acquire solid organizational, project management and up-to-date financial and analytical skills. The second part of the programme focuses on ‘functional skills,’ i.e. advanced skills for managing roles in corporate organisations, including data management and business intelligence, customer relationship management and strategic decision-making skills. The programme concludes with a capstone project assessing your newly acquired business acumen and business intelligence skills.

Degree Sample

Please find the degree sample here.