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Degree by Frankfurt School of Finance & Management


Tuition Fee
16,500 Euro

Early-bird discount available

Application Deadline
1 September

Programme Start

18 months (part-time)

MBA for Executives
in collaboration with Université Protestante au Congo 

Designed for experienced business executives who aim to deepen their management expertise, boost their leadership skill and expand their networks across industries. Students benefit from the knowledge and experience of our international faculty and will be best prepared for the demands of a globalized business world.

Our teaching methods are participant-oriented and feature best practice examples as well as up to date case studies. During a two weeks stay in Frankfurt students gain practical insight into German companies and their way of management which enables them to bring back fresh ideas into their companies.

  • Intense and inspiring part-time program
  • Curriculum of global management and leadership essentials
  • Two weeks on Frankfurt Schools campus in Germany together with EMBA students in Frankfurt
  • Renowned professors from Germany and Europe (more than 80 % international faculty)
  • Exciting guest speakers from different industries
  • Personal leadership coaching
  • Strong alumni community in DRC and Europe
  • Convenient time-model

Learning Goals

The MBA programme has the following learning goals:

LG1: Integrative Knowledge of Functional Business Areas

Graduates will draw upon deep or expanded functional knowledge and broad, detailed and critical understanding of specifics, limitations and doctrines in Business Administration to shape responses and independent ideas to business and research opportunities and challenges.

LG2: Analytical and Critical Thinking

Graduates will base their decisions and strategies on critical and multidimensional analysis of different markets and various professional and scientific sources in a challenging international business environment. For that they will apply appropriate methods from relevant management disciplines.

LG3: Effective Communication

Graduates will be integrative communicators and will write, present, discuss and defend research-based findings in interdisciplinary fields of research and use. Graduates will contribute to team performance.

LG4: Responsible and Ethical Leadership

Graduates will be responsible managers of business organizations, based on analysis of the legal and ethical frameworks that are part of their professional lives and based on analysing and developing their competences and their personality.


- First academic degree or equivalent
- At least 3 years of work experience with appropriate managerial responsibility
- Proficiency in English

Tuition & Discounts

Tuition fees (including travel costs to Germany and accomodation in Frankfurt)   16,500 Euro
Early admission reduced tuition
(complete applications received by 30 June 2020)    
2,500 Euro

Tuition fee has to be paid in three instalments:

  1. Until 1 September 2020
  2. Until 1 February 2021
  3. Until 1 September 2021


The curriculum consists of a series of carefully coordinated modules, combining the latest general management topics and methods with the systematic development of soft skills, strategic leadership and intercultural awareness.


The optional Principles of Finance & Accounting module is aimed at students who do not have prior experience of business administration or who feel they need a refresher course.

It provides course participants with the knowledge they need to tackle the upcoming Finance & Accounting modules and includes the principles of capital budgeting, the basic knowledge required to assess companies’ financial situations, and the basic principles of financial reporting in conformance.

Business Communication and Team Building

Get to know your new classmates during an activity-packed weekend retreat. Start developing many of the key skills you will employ throughout the programme, including teamwork, communication and presentation.
Term 1
  • Managing in Africa
  • The Global Business Environment
  • Finance & Accounting                                                    
Term 2
  • Ethical Leadership & HR
  • Strategy & Marketing
  • Operations & Innovation
  • Leadership & Change Management
Term 3
  • Management made in Germany
  • Capstone
  • Leadership Coaching
  • International Elective
  • Thesis


The MBA is conveniently designed for the busy executive who wants to pursue general management studies while continuing in a full-time leadership role.

Physical attendance in-class is required on few occasions: a long kick-off week in Kinshasa in September (6 days out of office), ten extended weekends in Kinshasa (one Friday out of office per month) and two intensive weeks on the campus in Frankfurt in July 2021 (10 days out of office). In total students will be out of office on 26 days in 18 months.

Lecture times of the extended weekends are:

Thursday:        6:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Friday:             9:00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Saturday:         9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The Frankfurt Experience

Meet managers, academics and MBA students from Frankfurt, broaden your intercultural skills through local exposure, and benefit from the atmosphere of Frankfurt School’s newly opened world-class campus in Frankfurt. During your two weeks stay in Germany, you will not only partake in your elective course on a specific management topic that is of particular interest to you, but you will also learn about "Management Made in Germany" and get personal leadership coaching.

Class profile

Target Audience: Experienced business executives who aim to deepen their management expertise, boost their leadership skills and expand their networks across industries.

Number of students 43
Female 23 %
Age range 29 - 59
Average work experience 10 years


Banking / Finance 42%
Telecommunication 14%
Industry products / Manufacturing 14%
NGOs 12%
Public sector 9%
Retail 2%
other 7%


38 - 41 28%
30 - 33 21%
42 - 45 21%
34 - 37 14%
46 - 50 7%
< 30 5%
> 50 5%

Admission Process

1. Online Application

In order to start your admission process, we invite you to fill out our admission form online, upload your documents and submit your application.

2. Test and Interview

After reviewing your application documents, we will invite qualified candidates to participate in an admission and English test. Based on the results of the test we will set up an appointment for a personal interview to gain a better understanding of your expectations, motivations and goals.

3. Results

The final decision regarding admissions into the program will be based on a combination of the candidate’s academic qualifications, English language abilities, admissions test score, work experience and interview results.

Alumni & Careers

Our network of graduates is a major asset. They build bridges between Frankfurt School, the business world, and society in general – bridges between academic theory and real-world practice. But above all, our former students stay in touch with each other long after they have earned their degrees, quite independently of the years they attended the university.