Professional MBA in
Manufacturing Management

Production - Industry - Logistics

The programme is offered in the German language and is thus directed at prospective students with a good command of German. The programme’s German-language web pages provide detailed information needed on the content of the course and application procedures.

The professional MBA in Manufacturing Management covers all of the business processes of medium-sized industrial firms. You will analyse and improve upon processes in areas such as purchasing, product development and production while linking these with the latest expertise in business management. This programme’s combination of modern manufacturing processes and theoretical foundations in business administration will improve your grasp of the operational processes and strategies involved in your industry while at the same time strengthening your leadership and management skills as you train to become competent industrial managers.

Professional Masters programme Manufacturing Management (MBA)

The right decision for a leading in industrial management

Successful executives in manufacturing firms are generalists with a broad and knowledgeable background. In this programme, you will acquire the skills required to consider issues from a variety of perspectives while applying practise-relevant methods to the solution of problems. You will acquire the expertise required to prevail in the international market, broaden the range of career opportunities open to you, and develop personally as well.

Successful industrial management with the professional MBA

As a graduate with an MBA in Manufacturing Management, you will expand your expertise in essential and significant core areas in manufacturing firms while opening up new prospects for your future career:

  • General Management: Assume specialised and management responsibilities in production and technology as well as in production-related functions such as logistics, development and project management
  • Lean Management: You will be better able to assess your company's strategies and to develop successful concepts on the basis of these
  • Operations Management: You are competent consultants and advisers in all areas of operations management (procurement, supply chain, production, distribution, quality management, etc.)
  • Assessment and Optimisation: You have extensive experience in the application of complex processes of analysis and optimisation
  • Strategy and Networks: You are confident in dealings in an international setting, where you take intercultural and interdisciplinary perspectives into account

For whom is this programme well-suited?

The MBA in Manufacturing Management is designed for qualified staff and executives who have successfully completed their first university-level degree (e.g. diploma or Bachelor’s [B.A.] awarded by a university of applied sciences or a university) in engineering or economics, are employed by industrial firms in a production setting, and who are ready to assume greater management responsibilities. For applicants with equivalent qualifications, other degrees in the fields of business administration, technology or production can be recognised as well.

Study for your MBA at the weekends

The way this course of study is designed, you remain in your current position, without loss of earnings, and can complete your degree in just 18 months. Even outside of classroom-attendance periods, you will be assisted at all times through a learning platform and regular contact with faculty, programme administrators and programme co-ordination staff. An MBA from Leuphana University of Lüneburg is an internationally recognised university degree and offers the possibility of pursuing a doctoral degree.

At a glance

Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Credit Points: 60
Lenght of Study: 3 terms extra-occupational
Language: German, some courses in English language
Study Places: 20
Start Date: in April, start possible any time in current courses
Application Deadline: January 31
Costs: 15.750 Euro plus the current term contribution of 200 Euro per term
Programme Director: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Schmidt

External Accreditation by

Berufsbegleitender Studiengang akkreditiert durch die FIBAA

This programme received external accreditation by the FIBAA.

Contact & Advising

Charlotte Jansen
Universitätsallee 1, C12.216
21339 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1848
charlotte.jansen@leuphana.de