In collaboration with leading universities Ifmec developed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Facility Management in 2000. This MBA study is intended for experienced facility managers, staff and managers of other business support services at strategic level. It is an internationally acclaimed Executive MBA, accredited by IPE Management School Paris.
The MBA Facility Management is a general Executive MBA with specific attention to the field of Facility Management and the central business support. It is mainly focused on being able to operate strategically in a complex, dynamic environment with the use of business knowledge and expertise. Important aspects are thinking in terms of coherence, methodical execution of research, the development of alternatives to organizational problems and the implementation of the choices made. In addition to acquiring knowledge and insight, reflection on one’s own actions has an important role in the program.
The program boosts the growth of highly skilled professionals in the field of knowledge processing, experiences, skills and attitude. It contributes significantly to their career prospects. The MBA Facility Management program forms a unique combination of a university certificated MBA, with an approach based on its own organization.
- The program offers a general business education for specialized educated people.
- The program can be followed in addition to a full-time job, because the program is adjusted to it.
- Every year, three of the five modules are held.
- The total MBA can be completed in 2,5 years (90 ECTS). However, due to the modular inflow, a spread over a longer period is possible.
- The program has a high academic level, but is closely related to practice. The choice of teachers and teaching methods is made by these objectives.
The program has gained international status due to the recognition of IPE Management School Paris as part of GES (Grandes Écoles Specialisées). In addition, there are close contacts with the John Moores University in Liverpool, the Polytechnic University in Kufstein (Austria) and the ESERP Business School in Spain. The intention is that Facility Managers from these countries will start in this MBA in the coming years. This makes it possible to maintain a high-quality knowledge exchange between colleagues from different countries during each module.
The MBA is intended for business executives, facility managers and highly skilled staff employees, working in the broad field of business support. To qualify for admission to the MBA program, participants must be able to meet the following criteria: Finished education at a minimum bachelor’s degree (university or ‘HBO’); The ability to study and work at an academic level; A minimum of five years of work experience and responsibility for more than one sub-area of business suport.
The learning method has a variety of plenary lectures, case studies, project-based work and coaching, and intervision. The participants will learn to apply the offered material directly, and to implement advice resulting from the projects. In this way the program contributes almost immediately to the improvement of the effectiveness of the Facility Management in its own organization.
The costs per module are €3.725 (excluding accommodation costs: €1.400 and study materials: €100)
Graduation phase: € 3.725 (excl. € 350 examination fee and € 650 accommodation costs).
* price level 2014