Specialized Master's Degree

Develop the wide, multidisciplinary range of skills you will need to successfully run your Business Unit and manage your teams more effectively with our Specialized Master's Degree in Strategic Business Unit Management.

  • Language:English
  • Next intake:October 2021
  • Format:Part-time
  • Location(s):Doha, Qatar
  • LENGTH:15-18 months
  • TUITION FEES:$64,500

Develop the wide, multidisciplinary range of skills you will need to successfully run your Business Unit and manage your teams more effectively with our Specialized Master's Degree in Strategic Business Unit Management.

  • Language:English
  • Next intake:October 2021
  • Format:Part-time
  • Locations:Doha, Qatar
  • LENGTH:15-18 months
  • TUITION FEES:$64,500

The Specialized Master's Degree in Strategic Business Unit Management will enable you to acquire the necessary know-how to successfully lead a business unit and develop greater managerial acumen. It will also allow you to enhance your leadership and people management as well as adopting a genuinely entrepreneurial and innovative approach to management.


Program curriculum

Designed as a practical foundation for managing a business unit. You will get the opportunity to learn international best practices and focus on areas of key importance for your personal and professional development.

  • CRAFTING CORPORATE STRATEGIES
  • DESIGNING BUSINESS UNIT STRATEGIES
  • DEVELOPING THE LEADER
  • ORGANIZING FOR HUMANISM AND SUSTAINABILITY IN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
  • UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS
  • EXPLORING FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
  • MANAGING HUMAN CAPITAL AND CAREERS
  • DEPLOYING MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING AND CONTROL
  • INNOVATING FINANCE
  • OPTIMIZING BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAINS
  • SETTING MARKETING STRATEGY
  • FOSTERING INTRAPRENEURSHIP AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • SHARPENING NEGOTIATION SKILLS
  • SIMULATING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE
  • LEADING CHANGE
  • SEEING ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSFORMATION IN ACTION - THE HEC PARIS FIELD TRIP
  • SUSTAINING THE LEADER'S SUCCESS

 

PROFESSIONAL THESIS

In order to foster self-driven and problem-based learning as well as critical thinking, program participants have the opportunity to work on the solution to a crucial issue in today’s organizations or society. After selecting a topic of deep personal interest and value, you will critically review insights that already exist, gather empirical evidence, and then propose recommendations.

Thesis mentoring is an integral part of the program and a supervisor will guide you throughout this journey of discovery


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Financing your program

HEC Paris in Qatar offers scholarships, discounts and payment facilities.

Scholarships

This scholarship is open to Specialized Master’s participants with significant international professional experience in their careers. There are two scholarships per cohort, representing an amount of 20,000 USD each.

This scholarship is open to Specialized Master’s participants with significant entrepreneurial experience and who have achieved tangible results with their entrepreneurial ventures. There are two scholarships per cohort, representing an amount of 20,000 USD each.

 

Discount

Please contact our admissions team for more information and how to apply on admissions-qatar@hec.fr.

Qatari nationals may be eligible for scholarships through the Ministry of Education. For more details, please visit the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) website.

We have a number of discounts available to support your application for the SBUM.

10% off tuition fee. Available to those flying into Doha at the start of the program.

5% off tuition fee. Applied upon full payment at enrollment of the program.

10% off tuition fee. Available to all those in HR related functions at the time of enrollment.

 

Other discounts are available. Please contact our admissions team for more information on admissions-qatar@hec.fr.

Loans

For more information on individual and corporate discounts, please contact The Admissions Office at +974 4454 0161 or qatar-admissions@hec.fr.

Admissions: How to Apply

Candidates are admitted to the Specialized Master’s program on a rolling basis. It normally takes 2-4 weeks for candidates to go through the entire admissions process. Please review our 6-step process below.

Our 6-step process

Step 1: Complete preliminary application form
Step 2: Attend a preliminary interview
Step 3: Complete your online application
Step 4: Attend Selection Committee
Step 5: Final Jury Decision
Step 6: Enrollment for successful candidates

Requirements

Requirement 1: The eligibility requirements.

  • A completed / earned Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • A minimum of four-years of work experience after completing your bachelor’s degree

 

Requirement 2: Online application submission requirement for candidates to be presented in front of a selection committee.

  • Completed and Submitted Online Application Form, which includes:
    • Two Recommendation Letters
    • Essays
    • Copy of your resume in English
    • Copy of your undergraduate transcript and degree certificate in English
    • Copy of your English Proficiency Test score (e.g. TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, or PTE score report)
      • If your undergraduate degree was conducted in a language other than English
      • If conducted in English, a letter issued from your university confirming the language of instruction was English
    • Passport Photo
    • Copy of your passport / ID
    • Organizational chart
    • Salary slip

 

Requirement 3: The Management Test.

  • Choice of GMAT, GRE, Executive Assessment or in-house HEC Paris management test.

 

If you have any questions about the admissions process, you can contact a member of the team on qatar-admissions@hec.fr.

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Participant Profile

Nationality

USA
Jordan
Lebanon
Nigeria
Qatar
South Africa
Yemen

Position

Exec/Director
Director
Manager
Head
Senior Manager
Engineer
Specialists
Other

Age Group

23-25
26-30
31-35
36-40
41-45

Industry

Banking & Finance
Construction
Education
Engineering
Oil & Gas, Energy
Public Sector
Property
Telecommunications
Travel & Leisure
FMCG
Logistics

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