Business and Organizational Psychology (english)

  • Abschluss Master
  • Dauer 4 Semester
  • Art Berufsbegleitendes Präsenzstudium

The dynamic developments in the economy and society and the consequent increasing demands on all aspects of working life require contemporary work and control skills. To meet the challenges, versatile educated professionals and managers are required which focused on the future with its economic and organizational psychology competence in the interaction between man and the economy. The aim of the course "Business and Organizational Psychology" is to provide necessary technical and managerial skills and the development of personal skills to oversee and shape the diverse conditions and contexts of workplace practices can. Given the potential to be economic and organizational psychology knowledge recognized and successfully applied to the daily work of modern organizations.

The Master’s Programme in Business and Organizational Psychology at the Institute of Executive Capabilities, Steinbeis University Berlin, allows you to begin your studies at several points in the year. The programme gives you a great opportunity to get acquainted with essential functional and management expertise and equip you with the personal skills you need to leave your mark in the increasingly complex world of commercial practice.

You will be able to use the practice-oriented expertise that you will obtain and acquire in the IEC course in many organizational and commercial areas that are becoming increasingly relevant in modern business:

  • in many areas of HR management (including leadership, HR, and organizational development)
  • in marketing
  • in market research
  • in project activities and the management of network
  • in consulting

The university course covers 9 modules for a total of 90 ECTS points. Successful graduates are awarded the internationally recognized degree as "Master of Arts".

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1. Introduction and Methodology

  • Business psychology
  • Organizations in a market economy
  • Facets of sustainability
  • Empirical research methods
  • The scientific process

2. Organizational Behaviour and Management

  • Principles of organization, organizational design
  • Individual differences
  • Dimensions of individual behaviour

3. Organizational Consulting and Development

  • Team, organization, and culture analysis
  • Organizational consulting
  • Organizational Development

4. The Psychology of Change in Organizations I and II

  • Business coaching
  • Change management

5. Business Psychology I

  • General psychology
  • Differential psychology
  • Social psychology

6. Business Psychology II

  • Psychological diagnostics
  • Occupational aptitude diagnostics
  • Crisis and conflict management

7. Introduction to Human Resource Managements I

  • Strategic HRM
  • Performance management, talent management
  • Personal marketing and recruiting
  • Knowledge and service workers

8. Introduction to Human Resource Management II

  • Leadership
  • Diversity management
  • Demography and life-cycle-oriented HRM
  • Occupational health and welfare

9. Market and Advertising Psychology

  • Psychology of demand, Consumer behaviour
  • Marketing and advertising psychology
  • Case studies

10. Master Thesis

Zugangsvoraussetzungen & Studiengebühren

This course starts twice per year.

Next start: 20.10.2020 and 19.05.2021

Place: Berlin

An recognized university degree is required for enrolment in the course. Students are accepted on the basis of their qualifications, the order of application, and two interviews.

Please note that 300 ECTS points are required to complete a Master's degree. This Master's programme awards 90 ECTS points. If you have achieved less than 210 ECTS points during your Bachelor's study, you will have the opportunity to join our extension modules to get additional ECTS points.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees cover: teaching materials available via the e-learning platform Moodle, access to the online libraries, professional coaching during the student project as well as examination fees and the access to IEC-Alumni organization.

You can choose from two payment options:

  • total payment in advance: 14.700 €
  • payment in four installments: 3.710 € each

There is also a one-time administration fee of 250€ payable 28 days before the start of the course. The tuition fees can usually be claimed for tax purposes.

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