Program

In our Base Camp on Management & Technology, you will acquire a basic technical understanding and key business management qualifications to build up the ability to have a say and make decisions on general management issues against the background of technological developments. In the Leadership & Organizational Behavior Retreat you will grow beyond yourself and get to know your leadership behavior in a new way. Experience and application-oriented learning as well as intensive exchange and interaction in small groups will raise your leadership competence to a new level and strengthen your self-image as a leader.

The specialization in the core module Space Architecture - Life in Space on Earth expands your knowledge and know-how for future complex tasks in an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary field such as space, but also on Earth. The program prepares you for future requirements and challenge in this fast growing global market. You will gain specialized technical know-how and learn how to optimize the business processes of complex challenges. The critical, interdisciplinary and reflected exchange with experts from science and practice are a quality feature of this course.

An additional added value are the learning journeys to renowned European institutions such as the European Space Agency (ESA) as well as relevant supplier companies, e.g. Thales Alenia. In addition, you will receive unique first-hand insights from opinion leaders in space research and industry during private fireside chats.

Your key learnings at a glance

  • Space architecture discipline and associated fields
  • The latest development of space emerging technologies like 3D Manufacturing, Robotics, VR and AR
  • Envision, develop, and assess opportunities for Downstream and Upstream Applications
  • Gain Know-how on Business management for the New Space Era
  • Interact with international experts in the field and expand your network

Target Group 

We welcome people from all backgrounds who want to combine science and technology into their creative work. This includes the design disciplines as well as the socil, economic and political science and the law.

  • Experts already in the space sectore who want to take on management or leadership positions.
  • Experts beyond the space sector who wish to acquire the expertise needed to enter the space sectore with a sound business education

This MBA is the right choice for you if you ...

  • develop innovative, future-oriented concepts with international partners
  • prepare for an international and interdisciplinary management role.
  • expand your management and leadership skills adressing unique and challenging conditions found in extrem environment
  • prepare for a management and leadership role in highly innovative fields.
  • aspire to a leadership role in the space sector and wish to broaden and deepen your network.
  • intend to start a business or want to expand your existing business in the space sector.

ACE Benefits

 

The EMBA program prepares managers, high potentials and people interested in the space market for future requirements in an international and interdisciplinary field of work in space and especially on Earth. In addition to in-depth insights into space architecture and innovative technologies, you will gain specialized technical know-how and and the skills to successfully manage and lead a company.  In the process, you will learn how to optimize the business processes of complex challenges. The critical, interdisciplinary and reflected exchange with experts from science and practice are a quality feature of this course.

 

The international students and internationally recognized experts and leaders from business, space organizations, politics and research from the respective fields share their first-hand knowledge and experience. Due to the different backgrounds of experience, you will get a wide variety of perspectives and benefit from an exchange of experience and knowledge.

 

The course offers participants access to international experts, content tailored to the needs of industry, field trips to renowned European institutions such as the European Space Agency (ESA) as well as relevant suppliers such as Thales Alenia, fireside chats by opinion leaders in space research, and a fully certified academic degree at the end - all in the context of a part-time continuing education program. Lectures are given exclusively in English by eminent researchers and experts and are carefully designed to ensure a balanced combination of theory and practice.

 

As lecturers we were able to win internationally recognized experts and leaders from business, space organizations, politics and research from the respective fields, who will pass on their first-hand knowledge to you. This know-how is enhanced by personal insights into this special work and life situation of astronauts and cosmonauts. and their experience. The intercultural exchange or a mutual understanding process takes place on a professional as well as on a social level. 

Through the EMBA Space Architecture program at the TU Wien, students and alumni benefit from the long-standing tradition in education, excellent lecturers from research and practice, and a large alumni network at the TU Wien.