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Distance Learning MBA, International Action Learning MBA with a Major in Water Management

Business School Netherlands

Master Postgraduate Buren

Course description

Qualification Master of Business Administration
Field of study Economics, commerce, management and accounting
Course summary A part-time, blended learning MBA programme with participating managers from various continents. Two 9-15 days of conferences, combined with e-learning support by specialists in management topics.
Course description The International Action Learning MBA is offered in English to managers and business leaders from various continents. In addition to the two 9-day residential conferences at the main campus in the Netherlands, and depending on the Major selected (Water Management, Food Security or Sexuality and Reproductive Health and Rights), an additional four to six days of mandatory Masterclass attendance of the Major will be required during Phase 2 of the programme. Subject areas are 100% relevant to organisations and managers as the Action Learning methodology will be implemented by students within their relevant workplace. Furthermore, this 24 month MBA programme is the perfect, blended learning programme for busy professionals, managers and management trainees where relevance, excellence and flexibility are key criteria.
Study subjects This Major will provide you with a general introduction to the topic of Water Management. Furthermore, provision and management of portable drinking water and the management of water for generating food crops will be treated. Both the technical aspects concerning the development of facilities (for example, water treatment and irrigation systems) as well as the governmental aspects will be included
Course objectives To become a very good performing manager at strategic levels of organisations, with a focus on results and people, a manager who has learned to learn and because of this is able to handle new challenges and new tasks.
ECTS credits 65.00
Duration 24 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, group assignment, group discussion, individual assignment, lecture, literature study, project, research, research project, research proposal, self evaluation, self study, workshop
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Business School Netherlands, a Dutch registered University of Applied Sciences.
Information about the institution Business School Netherlands has been active as an international business school since 1988 and continues to expand provision of Action Learning programmes beyond the boundaries of the Netherlands, creating a global Action Learning community of business leaders, all following the same steps to success. To this day a team of specialists has been continuously developing and updating the courseware. The organisation continues to expand, learning from actions taken, assessing the situation, and making the next decisions on the path to success. These values inspire the student body to develop in the best possible way as business managers. Aiming to be the best school will in turn lead to students aspiring to be the best business managers. Non-stop endeavours towards improvement and expansion of management programmes have established Business School Netherlands as top-notch MBA and management training provider. As a University of Applied Sciences, Business School Netherlands develops campuses and locally-driven management programmes outside the Netherlands at a rapid pace with astounding success


Admission requirements
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6.0
TOEFL computer based 213
TOEFL internet based 999
TOEFL paper based 550
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
7 Sep 2020 31 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020
8 Feb 2021 27 Jul 2020 27 Jul 2020
6 Sep 2021 25 Mar 2021 25 Mar 2021
7 Feb 2022 12 Jul 2021 12 Jul 2021
5 Sep 2022 25 Mar 2022 25 Mar 2022
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (PT)n.a.€ 25702n.a.
2021 (PT)n.a.€ 25702n.a.
2022 (PT)n.a.€ 25702n.a.
2023 (PT)n.a.€ 25702n.a.
2024 (PT)n.a.€ 25702n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.


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