Alfred Ford School of Management online MBA with one week residency

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Career level: General management, young and middle management

This program is designed for: self-critical, open-minded professionals with positive learning attitudes, from various sectors (profit and nonprofit), managerial positions and educational backgrounds.

This program is designed for: an MBA participant who dares to explore and experiment and values collaboration with class peers in their endeavor to achieve a mutual goal.

The program is designed for: those seeking to expand their career opportunities and enhance their business skills, or seeking the foundation to move into management positions.

Type of education Master of Business Administration
Delivery method Mostly online, with intensive class discussion and collaboration, plus a one-week residency in Durbuy, Belgium.
Language English
Number of students Strictly restricted to 25 students per intake.
Admission requirements Higher educational degree (BA) or have held a position with team-leader responsibility for at least three years within
Duration of study: Minimum 18 months – maximum 5 years.
No. of lectures One to three lectures per week.
Unique curriculum Characteristics Most of the classes are taught using the case method or a variation on the case method.
Study time 20 hours per week.
Interview required Yes
Credits 90 ECTS (25 hours per credit, 2,250 hours of study in total)
Tuition fee 7,250 EUR. This includes online library access, Online Campus access and graduation fees. Fees are payable in interest-free installments. The fee is for the entire program and includes all the courses as well as supervision of the final dissertation. Residency week cost is 950 EUR and includes seven days accommodation, restaurant food and additional expenses (e.g. excursions and short trip). Some textbooks needed for the courses are not included in these fees; the total price of those varies and is approximately 200 EUR. Airplane ticket to Belgium and transport from the airport to the place of residency are also not included.
Terms Two per year (Autumn and Spring)
Location Online study with one week residency in Durbuy, Belgium (other locations also possible).
Accreditation This program is offered in exclusive partnership with the IPE Management School Paris. IPE Management School is a Grande Ecole within the Réseau des Grandes Ecoles Specialisées (GES) in France. With its partners of GES, Alfred Ford School of Management delivers internationally acknowledged degrees:

  • recognized by the French Government on the highest level, Niveau I.
  • recognized by the French National Commission for Professional Certification – Commission Nationale de la Certification Professionnelle (CNCP).
  • recognized by the Commission Nationale Européenne de Certification (CEC).
  • recognized by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC), UK.

Alfred Ford MBA is also in the process of accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is the leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.

Career services Career Discovery Forums. Access to student and alumni networks. Lifelong, complimentary alumni career services.
Email studentcare@aford.be
Telephone +32 86 387 355
+91 73191 20191 (India office)
SKYPE telephone number: +1 (310)734 84 67
Website aford.be