Degree Programme in Leading Business Transformation, Master of Business Administration


The Master's Degree Programme in Leading Business Transformation prepares the students for work in challenging knowledge work and management positions on private and public sector.

After the studies the graduates will be able to implement change projects and lead the transformation of their organisation toward achieving its higher competitive advantage in a flux, global and international business environment. They will work in positions, for example: leading work development projects, planning and implementing business strategies, acting as leaders of their own business domestically and internationally.

Studies provide students with general competences, such as interaction competency, required in all organisations and with business specific skills and competencies, depending on the chosen specialisation area by the student.

Compulsory studies focus on research and development skills as well as competences needed in developing organisations and leading change. Studies enhance students’ abilities in analytical and critical thinking and problem solving. Specialisation studies focus on business related skills and competencies. Studies enhance the students’ ability to apply current research knowledge in their professional field.

Specialisation Areas

In the beginning of studies, students choose their specialisation, on the basis of individual career goals and development needs. The specialisation studies together with thesis account for majority of the Master's studies. Specialisations cover a whole spectrum of business areas, read more below:

Study Information and Application

Read more information about the curriculum structure, Master's studies and the application below. Did you know that you can study master's studies also in the Open University of Applied Sciences?


Application period: from 1 to 15 September 2021 at 15.00 Finnish time

Advance assignment and CV: will be published on 1 September 2021

Entrance Examination: 29 October 2021 (written part) and 15-17 November 2021 (interview) 

Student intake: 45

Studies begin: January 2022

Master of Business Administration

Degree Programme:
Leading Business Transformation

Scope of studies:

1,5 – 3 years part-time or full-time studies


Mode of studies:
evening, weekend, virtual and intensive studies


Admission Services
+358 400 230 409

Head of the Degree Programme

principal lecturer
+358 294471257

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