From foundation to specialization

From management essentials to leadership fine-tuning: with our core modules at the TU WIen ACE, participants learn relevant basic economic knowledge (e.g. finance & accounting, marketing & project management) and can expand or develop their own leadership style as part of our leadership retreat. In addition to these basic modules the individual specialization of the program completes the unique curriculum.

The spezialisation for the Executive MBA program Strategic People Management and New Work has to be completed at the LIMAK Austian Business School in Linz and includes 11 days of on-site courses on specific key topics, from the areas of strategic employee management, organizational culture and its understanding, employee experience Journeys and much more.


  • Understand, analyze and improve production planning and administrative processes 
  • Lean management methods to improve operations 
  • Methods and approaches to analyze and optimize value added business
  • result-oriented design of the production system as well as the business model

You will gain insight into the hierarchical production planning processes as well as the required administrative processes and learn about the relationships between processes, operations and relevant KPIs. In addition, you will get to know methods and approaches for the target-oriented analysis and optimization of value creation, for the result-oriented design of production systems as well as business models and gain initial application experience.


  • Get to know the importance, potential and challenges of Big Data & Business Analytics in processes.
  • Learn how the most important business analytics methods work
  • Interpret and evaluate results of implemented business analytics solutions
  • Apply examples from production-related processes

You will recognize the importance, potential and challenges of Big Data & Business Analytics in the processes of a production company and get an overview of how the most important Business Analytics methods work. Furthermore, you will interpret and evaluate results of implemented business analytics solutions.


  • Get to know concepts and methods of quality as well as process management
  • Perform cost-benefit evaluation of digitalized processes
  • Understand implementation requirements and processes of agile methods
  • Understand areas of application and critical factors of various agile methods and models

You will become familiar with important concepts and methods of quality and process management, apply them in the operational environment, and perform a cost-benefit assessment of new, digitized processes. In addition, you will gain differentiating contextual knowledge about agility as well as areas of application and critical factors of various methods and models.

Develop and strenghten your role of manager by mastering the three value chains 'EEE':

  • Execution: Focus on strategic important issues
  • Engagement: motivating employees, using and promoting their potential
  • Enhancement: providing impetus for further development and influencing transformation processes (employee and organizational level)

Sie erlernen die Kernaufgaben des Managements um die finanzielle Performance sowie operative Prozesse zu gewährleisten:

  • Unternehmensrechnung, finanzwirtschaftliche Grundprinzipien, Finanzierungs- und Bewertungsprobleme
  • Wirtschaftspolitik und gesamtwirtschaftliche Zusammenhänge, zentrale ökonomische Theorien und Konzepte
  • Data Science und Technology Management, Big Data - Einsatzmöglichkeiten und Beurteilung
  • Statistische Methoden zur Erhebung und Analyse von Daten
  • Innovationsmanagement
  • Marketinganalysen, strategische Marketingpläne und Konsumentenverhalten
  • Steuerung mit Leistungsindikatoren und finanzwirtschaftlichen Kennzahlen

In your Master's thesis, you work on a problem in a subject area of ​​your choice, using scientific methods. Usually it is a question with a practical relevance to one's own working environment.