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Tailor-made further education for specialist and management development

The Vienna Management Academy offers continuing education solutions that are industry-specific and developed to fit your company or organization. The individual programs at university level are adapted to your strategic goals and continuing education needs.

In addition, the in-house programs are a benefit to your employees and provide them with development opportunities. This puts you ahead in the “war for talent”.

Let us implement your ideas together!

Our principles


  • High proportion of practitioners in teaching
  • Embedding of the programs in the quality management of the University of Applied Sciences
  • Anchored in the departments – thus direct connection to the expertise of the respective study areas
  • Possibility of awarding academic titles by FHWien der WKW – Austria’s leading University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication

Needs orientation

  • Tailor-made for the respective target group
  • Aligned with the current needs of the business community and the specific requirements of your company or business unit

Your benefit

Together, we work closely together to design a training program that is tailored to your company. In doing so, we contribute our scientific and academic background as well as our didactic know-how and many years of experience.

The program organization is tailored to the possibilities and framework conditions of your company. The programs are structured on a part-time basis and take place offline, online or hybrid, depending on your requirements.

You benefit from

  • top trained employees through a tailor-made program on academic level and
  • better employee retention and development compared to your market competitors.

Topics & Formats


Management & communication, complemented by sustainability and digital transformation are the core competencies of the Vienna Management Academy by FHWien der WKW – Austria’s leading University of Applied sciences for Management & Communication.

The quality of any university program is largely determined by the competence of the teaching staff. Therefore, the teaching team consists of experts from your company, industry insiders and experts from FHWien der WKW.

Possible program formats

Short programs to multi-semester courses leading to an academic degree:

  • University certificates, short courses: duration: 3 months up to 2 semesters l Admission criteria: none
  • Academic expert for …*.
    *Addition characterizes content of the respective university course l Duration: 2 semesters l Admission: General university entrance qualification or apprenticeship diploma with at least two years of work experience
  • Programs leading to a Bachelor’s degree (BA Continuing Education or Bachelor Professional): Duration: 6 semesters l Admission: general university entrance qualification and/or several years of professional experience; recognition of prior professional qualification possible for up to 2 semesters
  • Programs with Master’s degree (MA Continuing Education, Master Professional, MBA): Duration: 3-4 semesters l Admission: completed previous studies and several years of professional experience; recognition of prior professional qualification possible

Together to your customized program

From concept to program launch in 9 to 12 months:

  1. Rough concept


  2. Assignment for program development

  3. Joint development of program content

  4. Preparation of study plan

  5. Submission for approval of the study plan by the Academic Board

  6. Preparation of program start


  7. Program start

Together, we are making a significant contribution to the competitiveness of companies in Vienna.

Best Practice

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With a Master’s degree program developed in cooperation with FHWien der WKW, Raiffeisen offers its sales experts and customer advisors in the important segment of high-net-worth private and corporate customers a tailor-made academic education.

The MSc program “Premium Banking” started for the first time in October 2020 with 30 participants and enables Raiffeisen employees to serve demanding customers in the best possible way.

BA (CE) Insurance Management

Together with the Fachgruppe der Wiener VersicherungsmaklerHelvetia Versicherungen AG and Zurich Austria, we have developed the part-time Bachelor’s degree program in Insurance Management.

It is tailor-made for employees of insurance companies, brokers and self-employed persons in the insurance industry and combines the subject areas of law, economics and insurance.


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