Wittenborg University is pleased to announce that it has received an unconditional accreditation for its new MBA programme from German accreditation body FIBAA.
The MBA accreditation is valid from September 2014 until 31 August 2019. "The programme “Master of Business Administration” (MBA) of Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences fulfils the FIBAA quality requirements for Master programmes. This includes also the fulfilment of the European MBA-Guidelines. The programme can be accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA). It is in accordance with the National and the European Qualifications Framework in their applicable version valid at the time of opening of the procedure. It has a modular structure, has been assigned ECTS points and leads to the academic degree of ‘Master of Business Administration’. The degree is awarded by the Higher Education Institution."
In its 2 day audit, the FIBAA accreditation panel has especially highlighted the following areas as having exceeded its quality criteria requirements
· Gender equality and equality of opportunity;
· Internationality of student community;
· The complete English language environment;
· Provision of student support / coaching by teaching staff;
· Process organisation and administrative support for students and teaching staff;
· Individual counselling and welfare services for students;
· Programme descriptions module information and documentation;
The MBA programme is aimed at providing graduates with the skills and competencies to fulfill management positions in the field of business administration, both in the public and private sector. These positions can include management or policy-making positions in large organisations, as well as positions of management in small to medium sized companies.
An aim of the MBA programme is that students are able to critical analyse and evaluate various developments within an organisation so that they can form, create and instigate policies, visions and aims and solutions within that organisation. They should be in a position to analyse the strategic processes and vision of a company or organisation and using this analysis to apply and implement tools to innovate, optimise and (re-)structure these processes using an integral approach. From an international perspective, the students should learn to analyse the environment they find themselves in and adapt their behaviour and role according to the macro and micro environments they find themselves in.
The MBA is offered as full-time (18 months) and part-time (24-36 months) and lectures, workshops and seminars will be scheduled from Thursdays until Saturdays, using Wittenborg’s block system.
An overview of the programme can be found here: Master of Business Administration Information Sheet
The website link can be found here: http://www.wittenborg.eu/master-business-administration-full-time.htm
©Wittenborg University Press
by Wittenborg News
The Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) was founded in 2002 to accredit schools of business. Since the launch of the European Bologna Process, along with the transition to bachelor's and master's programs and the growing independence available to higher education institutions (HEIs) in designing their degree programs, the call for the HEIs to establish and advance sound and transparent quality assurance systems has grown continuously.
When the accreditation system was established in Germany, FIBAA was founded in 1994 and hence became one of the first agencies to be accredited by the German Accreditation Council. Since 2002, it has been entitled to award the Seal of the Accreditation Council for degree programs in Germany. The FIBAA is organized as a non-profit organization and is headquartered in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The FIBAA Foundation Council is the leading board of the foundation. It defines and represents the common interests of the founders and decides on the economic and strategic baselines of FIBAAs work. The FIBAA Foundation Council assures that FIBAAs mission is well-established in society and its institutions and promotes FIBAAs overall values of transparency, quality and internationality in the field of higher education.