Professional MBA in Performance Management

Management - Business Psychology - Human Resources Development

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 MBA in Performance Management is the first such programme to combine classic management with topic areas in business psychology as well as organisational and human resources development. This interdisciplinary approach puts you in a position to successfully apply instruments of classic management theory rooted in business psychology, and to identify interactions between the two approaches. The programme of study consciously builds upon your prior career history as an executive. Your personal and field skills are systematically developed to give you even greater capacity to lead people, businesses and yourself to success.

MBA Performance Management ©Leuphana/Patrizia Jäger
MBA Performance Management

Content: Benefit from theoretical and field-based expertise in business psychology

The contents of this course of study are real-world-oriented and based on the latest scholarship in the areas of business psychology, strategic management, human resources management and organisational development.
Through consistent networking of

  • Corporate Performance Management
  • Human Performance Management
  • Personal Performance Management

All business areas are incorporated into the instruction. You will learn to think holistically, and before long you will be in a position to make an extremely effective contribution to enhancing your company’s performance.

Core content of the extra-occupational MBA

Corporate Performance Management

The focus of Corporate Performance Management is upon operational and financial performance and its measurement. Here, the MBA degree conveys the optimal approach to use of the classic instruments of management theory. This tool permits speedy and efficient advances in strategic planning, quality management and process optimisation within the student’s own company.

Human Performance Management

Human Performance Management comprises future-oriented concepts of human-resources and organisational development. These concepts include successful management models and strategies for employee motivation. The MBA conveys well-grounded knowledge, and with regard to employee recruitment, development and loyalty it also deals with human-resources management in the global context.

Personal Performance Management

Within the Personal Performance Management framework, the MBA programme addresses methods of successful self-presentation, self-aware activity and personal resource management. Systematic use is made of feedback instruments for the assessment of one’s own activity. This creates the conditions for personal success.

Admission requirements and application

For whom is this programme well-suited?

The MBA in Performance Management is designed for managers and decision-makers in companies who seek to develop their management, organisational and social skills while qualifying themselves for future challenges.

Course of study: Study for your MBA at the weekends

The programme is designed to permit you to remain employed parallel to your studies, and to earn your degree in just 18 months' time without any loss of earnings.

Members of programme coordination staff are available to assist you at all times, even outside of attendance periods. An MBA from Leuphana University of Lüneburg is an internationally recognised university degree and offers the possibility of pursuing a doctoral degree. Students can register for all of the modules individually as well.

At a glance

Degree: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Credit Points: 60
Length of Study: 3 terms extra-occupational
Language: German, some courses in English language
Study Places: 20
Start Date: in April
Application Deadline: January 31
Costs: 17.700 Euro (subject to formal amending decisions) plus the current term contribution of 210 Euro per term
Programme Director: Prof. Dr. Sabine Remdisch

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This programme received external accreditation by the FIBAA.

Contact & Advising

Programme Director

Prof. Dr. Sabine Remdisch
Universitätsallee 1, C6.002
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1861
Mobil +49.172.935.54.99

Programme Coordinator

Christian Otto, M.A.
Universitätsallee 1, C6.031
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-1863

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