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Part-Time MBA Program in English

Part-Time MBA Program in English

This Program is designed to meet the needs of professionals who are currently working. The aim of the Program is to enable participants to become agents of change and implant new ideas into their organizations and the broader society.


The Program begins every September and is offered in English and Greek. The Part-Time MBA is a rigorous Part-Time Program whose duration is 2 years. The Program is completed within ten terms. The duration of each term is two months. In order to graduate, students must complete a total of 90 European Credit Transfer System units - ECTS units. Courses of 3.5 or 4 ECTS units are completed within 28 contact-hours over a two-month period. The Program also offers a number of courses of 2 ECTS units that are completed within 14 contact-hours over a two-month period.


During the first seven terms Program participants must complete a total of 57 ECTS units, which constitute the core curriculum. The core courses introduce students to the body of knowledge of the various business disciplines, and provide them with the opportunity to improve business critical thinking.


During terms eight through ten, Program participants must choose elective courses corresponding to 12 ECTS units from a list of courses which covers all fields of business administration. These courses provide students with the opportunity to customize their Program according to their own professional needs and personal development, and further develop their strategic thinking.


The last term of the Program is devoted to the development of the Applied Business Project (21 ECTS units). Participants of the Program are expected to tackle a business problem from the industry using the tools and knowledge acquired during the Program. The Applied Business Project is considered the epitome of the Program. It is through this project that students will demonstrate their abilities as agents of change, introduce novel ideas and lead their organizations in today’s dynamic business environment.

Curriculum for Part-Time MBA Program

Term Period Course ECTS
Prep. Period September Introduction to Accounting 1
1 September - October Business Economics 3.5
1 September - October Leading and Managing Organizations 4
2 November - December Financial Accounting for Management Decisions 4
2 November - December Business Statistics 3.5
3 January - February Financial Management 4
3 January - February Managing Operations 3.5
4 March - April Marketing Management 4
4 March - April Methods for Management Decisions 3.5
4 March - April Managing Information Systems 4
5 May - June Capital Markets and Investments 4
9 March - April Strategic Management 4
6 September - October Managerial Accounting 3.5
8 January - February Entepreneurship 4
9 March - April Elective Courses 6
10-11 May - June Elective Courses 21
10-11 May - August Applied Business Project 21

Elective Courses for all MBA Programs

MBA 513 Financial Analysis and Capital Markets 2
MBA 514 Business Law 2
MBA 515 Taxation 2
MBA 516 Corporate Governance 2
MBA 523 Options 2
MBA 524 Bank Financial Management 2
MBA 525 International Finance 2
MBA 526 Strategic Decisions in an Uncertain Environment 2
MBA 527 Enterprise Risk Management 2
MBA 529 Real Estate Investments and Management 2
MBA 532 The European Economy 2
MBA 533 Current Issues in Finance and Global Economics 2
MBA 535 The Eurozone Crisis and its Management 2
MBA 565 Human Resource Management 2
MBA 567 Managing Change 2
MBA 568 Negotiations 2
MBA 569 Crisis Management 2
MBA 570 Creativity and Innovation 2
MBA 571 Innovation Strategy 2
MBA 573 Emotional Intelligence 2
MBA 575 Recent Topics in Public Administration 2
MBA 576 Managing Diversity 2
MBA 578 Energy Business Management 2
MBA 552 Marketing Research 2
MBA 553 Strategic Marketing 2
MBA 554 International Marketing 2
MBA 555 Marketing Communications 2
MBA 556 New Product Development 2
MBA 557 Sales Management 2
MBA 558 Consumer Behavior 2
MBA 559 High-Tech Marketing 2
MBA 545 Service Management 2
MBA 546 Supply Chain Management 2
MBA 547 Quality Management 2