Consultancy and Entrepreneurship

Course Information
  • Subject: Business, Management
  • Level: Master
  • Type of Degree: Master
  • Cost: EUR 11,000 2016/17

One-year Master in Business Consultancy with a practical focus on entrepreneurship

Business and Entrepreneurship is a one-year Master's programme taught entirely at Rotterdam Business School, part of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. You will gain extensive knowledge of enterprises, as well as how to effectively advise clients or lead your own business.

Why study Consultancy and Entrepreneurship at Rotterdam Business School?

Flexible curriculum

The curriculum of the Master's programme in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship consists of core modules, specialisation modules and elective modules. Core modules ensure that you have the knowledge and skills that all professionals in the business field must have. Specialisation and elective modules allow you to design your own course to fit with your personal interests and professional goals.

The core modules of the Consultancy and Entrepreneurship programme are: Critical Thinking and Research Methodology, International Project, Personal Development, and managing Corporate Sustainability. They all focus on management and research, providing a solid foundation for your Master's degree. In addition, you will also benefit from a series of guest lectures called "Global Business in Transition". Guest lectures are designed to create dialogues between Master students and successful professionals about timely issues in the business world.

For specialisation modules, you can choose among the following options:

  • Value Chain Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Intervention and Advisory Styles
  • Organisation Development
  • Consultancy Process
  • Business Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Challenge
  • Team Interventions and Management of Control

Gain strong analytical skills through research

Rsearch is the focus of the final stage of this one-year programme. You can choose to do do a thesis research project revolving around a theoretical subject, or complete a project for an existing organisation.

Study support

Rotterdam Business School puts a strong emphasis on personal development. Students are encouraged to set their particular study goals and test these choices continually.

Each student is assigned a Study Career Coach at the start of the programme. This coach will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, as well as giving you personal guidance throughout your studies.

Entry requirements

You must hold a Bachelor degree in Business or a related subject.

Career prospects

With a Master in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship you are qualified to:

  • manage change processes and facilitate strategy building and evaluation
  • participate in international research projects
  • transform business strategies and long-term goals to the operational core
  • supervise and motivate personnel.


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