12 Months (Full-time)
English
Amsterdam
04 Sept. 2024
18.000,- €

*** ADMISSIONS NOW OPEN | 10% EARLYBIRD UP TO APRIL 30th ***

Sustainable Business Management is a Major of the Master in International Management. This full-time programme is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and provides students with at least 65 ECTS. The Programme is held in the Netherlands, at the Amsterdam Hub of Luiss Business School.

SUSTAINABILITY IN AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam has positioned itself at the forefront of sustainability innovation. The city has implemented ambitious initiatives to become carbon-neutral by 2050, making it an ideal living laboratory for studying sustainable business practices. By choosing Amsterdam for your studies, you’ll be immersed in a community that actively addresses environmental challenges and seeks innovative solutions.

The city is home to a multitude of sustainable businesses and organizations that are globally recognized for their commitment to environmental responsibility. Studying in Amsterdam provides unparalleled access to these industry leaders through guest lectures, networking events, and potential internship opportunities. Engaging with professionals actively shaping sustainable practices will enrich your learning experience and open doors to future collaborations.

In a world facing unprecedented environmental and social challenges, the Major in Sustainable Business Management empowers you with the knowledge and leadership skills to drive transformative change towards a sustainable future.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

This programe is for you, if you are:

  • Committed to making a positive impact with your business career
  • Interested in sustainability tools and strategies and their application into practice
PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS
  • Gain a holistic understanding of sustainability challenges: Delve into the complexities of climate change, resource depletion, and supply chain disruptions, and their implications for businesses and society.
  • Master the principles of sustainable business practices: Learn how to integrate sustainability into business strategies, operations, and decision-making, aligning business goals with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Develop collaborative leadership skills: Hone your ability to engage with diverse stakeholders, foster collaboration, and navigate complex sustainability challenges from a systems thinking perspective.
RELEVANCE AND IMPACT
  • Lead the transition to sustainable business models: Become a catalyst for change, helping organizations adapt and thrive in a world where sustainability is paramount.
  • Drive innovation for a sustainable future: Contribute to the development of groundbreaking solutions that address environmental and social challenges while enhancing business competitiveness.
  • Shape a more sustainable world: Play a pivotal role in creating a future where businesses operate in harmony with environmental and social well-being.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Embark on a fulfilling career as a sustainability change agent: Pursue diverse roles in a wide range of organizations, including consultancies, corporate sustainability departments, NGOs, and government agencies.
  • Become a sought-after sustainability expert: Stand out in the job market with your in-depth understanding of sustainability principles, business acumen, and ability to lead transformative change.
  • Advance to leadership positions in sustainability: Prepare for managerial and executive roles, overseeing the implementation and advancement of sustainability strategies within organizations.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE WORLD
  • Accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy: Contribute to the development of a more resilient and equitable economic system that respects planetary boundaries.
  • Promote environmental and social responsibility: Advocate for sustainable practices that protect the environment and enhance social well-being.
  • Inspire positive change in the people you work with: Role-model the positive impact a single person can achieve and support and enable others around you to step up to scale the change.

Join Luiss Business School and become a leader for a better world. New business thinking starts with you.

GENERAL MANAGEMENT COURSES

The General Management Courses provide students with the business management foundations needed to understand the new concepts that will be introduced during the core and advanced courses:

  • Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • International Economics
  • Strategic Management
  • Organization & People Management
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Marketing
  • Planning and control for Internationalisation
CORE COURSES

The Core Courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this Master’s Degree Programme:

  • Sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • European and international policies
  • The circular business model
  • Transformation and sustainable leadership
  • Financing and reporting for sustainability transformation
  • The new value chain: orchestrating the supply chain for transformation
  • Collaboration and partnerships for the achievement of SDGs
  • Innovation for sustainability and the transition to circular economy
  • Communication and marketing for sustainability
ADVANCED COURSES

The Advanced Courses, which provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of international business, adopt a more practical approach:

  • HRM for improving ESG performances
  • How to measure the impact of EG strategies
  • Energy, status to date, opportunities
  • Regenerative agriculture, status to date, opportunities
  • Mobility, status to date, opportunities

For more information on the content of this Master’s Degree Programme, please download the brochure or schedule an info session.

Scientific Director(s)

Dr. Katrin Muff, Professor of Practice, Luiss Business School

Freek van Eijk, Adjunct Professor, Luiss Business School

The Master in International Management –Major in Sustainable Business Management is a first-level Master’s Degree Programme.

It is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education as a “Master Universitario di Primo Livello” and provides students with at least 65 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

The Master’s Diploma and ECTS will be awarded to participants who have passed all mandatory exams and assessment tests.

TUITION FEE

The tuition fee for the Major in Sustainable Business Management is € 18,000*. Payment is made in four instalments. Tuition includes materials and access to all Luiss Business School facilities.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FEE WAIVERS

Luiss Business School offers different funding opportunities, including scholarships, early-bird savings, reductions and loans. Fee waivers cannot be combined with any other waiver, scholarship or sponsorship support.

LUISS BUSINESS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

Luiss Business School offers deserving candidates up to 3 partial scholarships (covering up to 25% of the tuition fee). The scholarships will be granted based on merit. All candidates will be considered for this award. Candidates will be assessed on:

  • Academic track record (final grade, GPA);
  • Admission test scores;
  • English proficiency;
  • Technical competences (Office, Adobe, etc.);
  • Proven expertise or personal acknowledgement;
  • Certifications;
  • International experience.
FEE WAIVERS
  • Participants who have already attended a Luiss Business School. programme or are Luiss Guido Carli graduates are entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols one individual is entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols multiple individuals in the same programme is entitled to a 20% fee reduction.
  • 15% Early Bird fee reduction for all participants that enrol before December 20th, 2023.
  • 10% Early Bird fee reduction for all participants that enrol before April 30th, 2024.
FINANCIAL AID

All candidates can independently:

  • seek funding from their current or future employer;
  • apply for external scholarships.

To enrol in this Master’s Degree Programme it is necessary to pass the admission test which assesses your skills, motivation and potential. The Admission Test will be held via WebEx.

ADMISSION TEST

The Admission Test consists of:

  • English Test: two written tests with open and multiple-choice questions (applicants with valid TOEFL/IELTS scores can be exempted from the English test).
  • Logic Test – Inductive, Numerical, Deductive: one written test with multiple choice questions (applicants with valid GMAT/GRE scores can be exempted from the Logic test).
  • Personal Interviews: two interviews consisting of an English language evaluation and an assessment of the academic path and self-motivation.
EXEMPTION FROM THE ADMISSION TEST

If you have valid TOEFL/IELTS and/or GMAT/GRE scores, you can insert your scores in the application form to be exempted from the English and/or Logic test. You will still be required to take part in personal interviews.

GMAT/GRE for the Logic test: We do not require a minimum score. The GMAT and GRE scores of admitted applicants vary across classes, however it is very unusual for us to accept candidates with a total GMAT score below 550 and a total GRE score below 145.

IELTS/TOEFL for the English Test: We require a minimum score of IELTS 7.0 and TOEFL 100 as evidence of your advanced English level.


ADMISSION PROCESS

Check the next admission dates and send the necessary documentation at least 3 days before the upcoming admission dates. Send your application to master@luissbusinessschool.nl.

1. ADMISSION TEST FEE

Pay the admission test fee (100,- Eur) via bank transfer, or via credit card using the button below. Include the proof of payment with the rest of your documentation, when sending in your application.

Bank: Intesa Sanpaolo
Account holder: Luiss Business School
IBAN: IT17 H030 6905 0601 0000 0064 006
SWIFT: BCITITMM

2. APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION

Three days (3) prior to the admission test, candidates must email the following documents:

  • fully completed application form
  • copy of degree certificate*
  • curriculum vitae
  • digital ID photo
  • copy of passport or ID document
  • Admission fee receipt of € 100 (non-refundable)
  • TOEFL/IELTS certificate (optional)
  • GMAT/GRE certificate (optional)

Candidates with an international degree are required to send the following further documentation for evaluation:

  • copy of degree certificate both in original language and in English*
  • transcript of records in English
  • diploma supplement (optional)

*Candidates who are not in possession of the degree certificate are required to provide the fully completed Luiss Business School self-declaration form.

3. SCHEDULE YOUR ADMISSION TEST

Once your application is processed, you can schedule the admission test, which will take place via WebEx.

4. RESULT

The results of the Admission Test will be shared by email, within one week from the test date.

5. ENROLMENT

After the admission is completed, you will be provided with all information about the further enrolment steps.

 

 

Pay Admission Fee

To join a Master’s Degree Programme at Luiss Business School Amsterdam, a European passport is required. If you have a non-European passport, you can continue your orientation for a Master’s Degree Programme on the main website of Luiss Business School (Italy) here.

SUSTAINABILITY IN AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam has positioned itself at the forefront of sustainability innovation. The city has implemented ambitious initiatives to become carbon-neutral by 2050, making it an ideal living laboratory for studying sustainable business practices. By choosing Amsterdam for your studies, you’ll be immersed in a community that actively addresses environmental challenges and seeks innovative solutions.

The city is home to a multitude of sustainable businesses and organizations that are globally recognized for their commitment to environmental responsibility. Studying in Amsterdam provides unparalleled access to these industry leaders through guest lectures, networking events, and potential internship opportunities. Engaging with professionals actively shaping sustainable practices will enrich your learning experience and open doors to future collaborations.

In a world facing unprecedented environmental and social challenges, the Major in Sustainable Business Management empowers you with the knowledge and leadership skills to drive transformative change towards a sustainable future.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

This programe is for you, if you are:

  • Committed to making a positive impact with your business career
  • Interested in sustainability tools and strategies and their application into practice
PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS
  • Gain a holistic understanding of sustainability challenges: Delve into the complexities of climate change, resource depletion, and supply chain disruptions, and their implications for businesses and society.
  • Master the principles of sustainable business practices: Learn how to integrate sustainability into business strategies, operations, and decision-making, aligning business goals with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Develop collaborative leadership skills: Hone your ability to engage with diverse stakeholders, foster collaboration, and navigate complex sustainability challenges from a systems thinking perspective.
RELEVANCE AND IMPACT
  • Lead the transition to sustainable business models: Become a catalyst for change, helping organizations adapt and thrive in a world where sustainability is paramount.
  • Drive innovation for a sustainable future: Contribute to the development of groundbreaking solutions that address environmental and social challenges while enhancing business competitiveness.
  • Shape a more sustainable world: Play a pivotal role in creating a future where businesses operate in harmony with environmental and social well-being.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Embark on a fulfilling career as a sustainability change agent: Pursue diverse roles in a wide range of organizations, including consultancies, corporate sustainability departments, NGOs, and government agencies.
  • Become a sought-after sustainability expert: Stand out in the job market with your in-depth understanding of sustainability principles, business acumen, and ability to lead transformative change.
  • Advance to leadership positions in sustainability: Prepare for managerial and executive roles, overseeing the implementation and advancement of sustainability strategies within organizations.
YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE WORLD
  • Accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy: Contribute to the development of a more resilient and equitable economic system that respects planetary boundaries.
  • Promote environmental and social responsibility: Advocate for sustainable practices that protect the environment and enhance social well-being.
  • Inspire positive change in the people you work with: Role-model the positive impact a single person can achieve and support and enable others around you to step up to scale the change.

Join Luiss Business School and become a leader for a better world. New business thinking starts with you.

GENERAL MANAGEMENT COURSES

The General Management Courses provide students with the business management foundations needed to understand the new concepts that will be introduced during the core and advanced courses:

  • Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • International Economics
  • Strategic Management
  • Organization & People Management
  • Corporate Sustainability
  • Marketing
  • Planning and control for Internationalisation
CORE COURSES

The Core Courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this Master’s Degree Programme:

  • Sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • European and international policies
  • The circular business model
  • Transformation and sustainable leadership
  • Financing and reporting for sustainability transformation
  • The new value chain: orchestrating the supply chain for transformation
  • Collaboration and partnerships for the achievement of SDGs
  • Innovation for sustainability and the transition to circular economy
  • Communication and marketing for sustainability
ADVANCED COURSES

The Advanced Courses, which provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of international business, adopt a more practical approach:

  • HRM for improving ESG performances
  • How to measure the impact of EG strategies
  • Energy, status to date, opportunities
  • Regenerative agriculture, status to date, opportunities
  • Mobility, status to date, opportunities

For more information on the content of this Master’s Degree Programme, please download the brochure or schedule an info session.

Scientific Director(s)

Dr. Katrin Muff, Professor of Practice, Luiss Business School

Freek van Eijk, Adjunct Professor, Luiss Business School

The Master in International Management –Major in Sustainable Business Management is a first-level Master’s Degree Programme.

It is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education as a “Master Universitario di Primo Livello” and provides students with at least 65 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

The Master’s Diploma and ECTS will be awarded to participants who have passed all mandatory exams and assessment tests.

TUITION FEE

The tuition fee for the Major in Sustainable Business Management is € 18,000*. Payment is made in four instalments. Tuition includes materials and access to all Luiss Business School facilities.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FEE WAIVERS

Luiss Business School offers different funding opportunities, including scholarships, early-bird savings, reductions and loans. Fee waivers cannot be combined with any other waiver, scholarship or sponsorship support.

LUISS BUSINESS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

Luiss Business School offers deserving candidates up to 3 partial scholarships (covering up to 25% of the tuition fee). The scholarships will be granted based on merit. All candidates will be considered for this award. Candidates will be assessed on:

  • Academic track record (final grade, GPA);
  • Admission test scores;
  • English proficiency;
  • Technical competences (Office, Adobe, etc.);
  • Proven expertise or personal acknowledgement;
  • Certifications;
  • International experience.
FEE WAIVERS
  • Participants who have already attended a Luiss Business School. programme or are Luiss Guido Carli graduates are entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols one individual is entitled to a 10% fee reduction.
  • Any company (or VAT holder) that enrols multiple individuals in the same programme is entitled to a 20% fee reduction.
  • 15% Early Bird fee reduction for all participants that enrol before December 20th, 2023.
  • 10% Early Bird fee reduction for all participants that enrol before April 30th, 2024.
FINANCIAL AID

All candidates can independently:

  • seek funding from their current or future employer;
  • apply for external scholarships.

To enrol in this Master’s Degree Programme it is necessary to pass the admission test which assesses your skills, motivation and potential. The Admission Test will be held via WebEx.

ADMISSION TEST

The Admission Test consists of:

  • English Test: two written tests with open and multiple-choice questions (applicants with valid TOEFL/IELTS scores can be exempted from the English test).
  • Logic Test – Inductive, Numerical, Deductive: one written test with multiple choice questions (applicants with valid GMAT/GRE scores can be exempted from the Logic test).
  • Personal Interviews: two interviews consisting of an English language evaluation and an assessment of the academic path and self-motivation.
EXEMPTION FROM THE ADMISSION TEST

If you have valid TOEFL/IELTS and/or GMAT/GRE scores, you can insert your scores in the application form to be exempted from the English and/or Logic test. You will still be required to take part in personal interviews.

GMAT/GRE for the Logic test: We do not require a minimum score. The GMAT and GRE scores of admitted applicants vary across classes, however it is very unusual for us to accept candidates with a total GMAT score below 550 and a total GRE score below 145.

IELTS/TOEFL for the English Test: We require a minimum score of IELTS 7.0 and TOEFL 100 as evidence of your advanced English level.


ADMISSION PROCESS

Check the next admission dates and send the necessary documentation at least 3 days before the upcoming admission dates. Send your application to master@luissbusinessschool.nl.

1. ADMISSION TEST FEE

Pay the admission test fee (100,- Eur) via bank transfer, or via credit card using the button below. Include the proof of payment with the rest of your documentation, when sending in your application.

Bank: Intesa Sanpaolo
Account holder: Luiss Business School
IBAN: IT17 H030 6905 0601 0000 0064 006
SWIFT: BCITITMM

2. APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION

Three days (3) prior to the admission test, candidates must email the following documents:

  • fully completed application form
  • copy of degree certificate*
  • curriculum vitae
  • digital ID photo
  • copy of passport or ID document
  • Admission fee receipt of € 100 (non-refundable)
  • TOEFL/IELTS certificate (optional)
  • GMAT/GRE certificate (optional)

Candidates with an international degree are required to send the following further documentation for evaluation:

  • copy of degree certificate both in original language and in English*
  • transcript of records in English
  • diploma supplement (optional)

*Candidates who are not in possession of the degree certificate are required to provide the fully completed Luiss Business School self-declaration form.

3. SCHEDULE YOUR ADMISSION TEST

Once your application is processed, you can schedule the admission test, which will take place via WebEx.

4. RESULT

The results of the Admission Test will be shared by email, within one week from the test date.

5. ENROLMENT

After the admission is completed, you will be provided with all information about the further enrolment steps.

 

 

To join a Master’s Degree Programme at Luiss Business School Amsterdam, a European passport is required. If you have a non-European passport, you can continue your orientation for a Master’s Degree Programme on the main website of Luiss Business School (Italy) here.

NEXT ADMISSION TEST

Online Admissions May

  • May 9th & 10th
  • May 23rd & 24th

CONTACT US

Master’s Degree Programmes

Luiss Business School Amsterdam

T: +31 6 19601068

master@luissbusinessschool.nl

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