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MBA in Finance and Accounting by IU

IU’s MBA in Finance and Accounting program combines finance and accounting with vital knowledge of business management. This program is recognized worldwide and will help you acquire all the right skills to make sound fiscal decisions in business management. This program offers a dual MBA degree with LSBU and learners get the option to opt for fully online classes or blended learning.

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Learning Format

Fully Online or Blended


18 Months

PSW Visa

18 Months

Dual Degree



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About the Program

In this IU’s MBA in Finance and Accounting program, you will gain an in-depth understanding of how to run tightly managed finances and identify revenue boosts. You will also be able to create corporate strategies and perform risk analysis when investing.

Key Highlights

18 Months Online or Blended Learning
Dual MBA Degree from IU and LSBU
Alumni status of IU and LSBU
18 Months Post-Study Work Visa
Job Assistance
Flexible Schedule
No IELTS Required
Mentor Support

Free Career Counselling

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About IU

The International University of Applied Sciences (IU) is an educational institution that offers an environment of motivation, innovation, and excellence. The university places a strong focus on the quality of its courses and faculty, along with a determination to provide excellent services. Its flexible study programs are designed to suit your professional goals.

Key achievements of IU:

  • Ranked best private university in Germany in the field of business management with the most top group rankings
  • Received five FIBAA premium seals, making IU one of the leading universities in Germany with five or more premium seals.

Upon the completion of this program, you will:

  • Receive an MBA degree in Finance and Accounting from IU
  • Have executive alumni status of IU

About LSBU

London South Bank University (LSBU) has been known for providing excellent education since 1892. The university is committed to providing the best career opportunities for over 18,000 students coming from over 130 countries.

Upon the completion of this program, you will:

  • Receive an MBA degree in Finance and Accounting from LSBU
  • Have executive alumni status of LSBU

Who can apply for this MBA in Finance and Accounting program?

  • Anyone with an Under Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks
  • Minimum one year of professional experience
  • MBA aspirants
  • Professionals looking to grow their career with an MBA degree in Finance and Accounting
  • Professionals wishing to make a transition to mid-level and higher positions
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What role can an MBA in Finance and Accounting professional play?

Accounting Managers

Accounting Managers are responsible for the management of the daily operations of the accounting department.

Credit Managers

They are responsible for managing the process of credit/loan granting in an organization. They maintain a balanced credit policy to reduce bad debts and optimize sales.

Corporate Treasury

The role involves managing a firm’s liquid assets, capital, and risk along with assessing the creditworthiness of its counterparties.

Risk Manager

They analyze risks associated with major business decisions and develop scenarios to avert future damage to the company.

Financial Controller

Financial Controllers are responsible for measuring the profitability of the entire company using KPI systems.

Compliance Officer

Compliance Officer is responsible for developing an organizational structure in which employees can comply with legal regulations.

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Skills to Master




Business Ethics

Financial Management

Corporate Finance

Managerial Economics

Strategy Management

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MBA in Finance and Accounting Course Content

Semester 1

In this module, you will acquire all the competencies of a leader. The module is focused on training learners on all the skills and requirements that are involved in professional leadership, situational leadership, and leadership communication and interactions for strategic management and change processes.

This module introduces learners to the drivers of entrepreneurial activities and innovation. Here, students will learn the practical implementations of identification, analysis, and the development of innovative business ideas. Learners will acquire the ability to negotiate with investors and partners.

This module will teach learners all about recognizing the right international markets and business-related dependencies for marketing.

Students will learn how to support the implementation of strategies through performance metrics. This module will help address the financial and non-financial/operational aspects. The module includes lessons on various performance aspects like customer lifetime value, economic value-added, continuous improvement programs, etc.

This module is an introduction to corporate finance and financial management. Learners will learn about financial management goals and objectives, financial control measures, basic functions of capital markets, financial analysis tools.

This module will help you analyze the economic environment and derive conclusions from a managerial perspective. You will get a comprehensive look into the economic framework of markets and economies and the economic rationale behind strategic decisions.

Semester 2

You will learn the evaluation of risks and opportunities in markets, study the strengths and weaknesses of organizations in specific market environments, and learn to identify and analyze core competencies and competitive advantages in national and international environments during strategic planning and operational management.

Students will understand the managerial challenges faced by global organizations by learning about the economic, organizational, and cultural underpinnings. Learners will learn to describe and contrast a set of sustainable corporate and functional global strategies.

Here, you will understand the different change models and the nature of change. You will gain insight into how different perspectives complement one another and in turn, better analyze and diagnose change processes. The module also includes issues of structure, culture, and politics.

Learners will be guided through the main areas of modern financial theory, including corporate financial policy, the pricing of assets and derivatives, and corporate control. The module will teach the modern fundamentals of the theory of finance with contemporary examples.

This module is designed to combine investment analysis and portfolio theory along with their implementation with regard to portfolio management. Students will learn about the various investment strategies used for maximizing returns and minimizing risk on portfolios.

Students will learn to deal with the advanced aspects of management accounting and control and understand how controllership is set up in international companies. They will get to explore the contingencies of management accounting and control.

Semester 3

Learners will gain an insight into selected issues and learn through practical examples in management accounting and financial accounting. The module covers the specific tasks of a CFO in accounting and financial management. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of working capital optimization and capital restructuring.

Students will be asked to create a business plan or consulting report through scientific analysis and critical discussions on a chosen issue. Learners will have to come up with suggestions on possible solutions.

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Program Highlights

18 months fully online or blended learning
Dual MBA degree from IU and LSBU
18 months post-study work visa

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Career Services

Career Oriented Sessions

Throughout the course

Over 20+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.

Resume & LinkedIn Profile Building

After 70% of course completion

Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at profile shortlisting stage

Mock Interview Preparation

After 80% of the course completion.

Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.

1 on 1 Career Mentoring Sessions

After 90% of the course completion

Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learners’ educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.

3 Guaranteed Interviews

After 80% of the course completion

Guaranteed 3 job interviews upon submission of projects and assignments. Get interviewed by our 400+ hiring partners.

Exclusive access to Intellipaat Job portal

After 80% of the course completion

Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.

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Program Fee

Total Admission Fee

$ 6,000

Program Cohorts

Next Cohorts

Date Time Batch Type
Program Induction 25th March 2023 08:00 PM - 11.00 PM IST Weekend (Sat-Sun)
Regular Classes 26th March 2023 - 26th March 2024 08:00 PM - 11.00 PM IST Weekend (Sat-Sun)

MBA in Finance and Accounting Program FAQs

What are the Pre-requisite required for this course?

Although there is no specific prerequisite for this Degree Program, IU Germany might assign you certain pre-requisite courses based on your past education qualification.

These courses will help you build the required foundation for you to master all the knowledge before the 1 year degree program starts. The duration and quantity of such courses may vary from student to student based on their profile, domain expertise, work experience and graduation degree.

No, you cannot skip the pre-requisite course(s) provided by IU.

For admission to this MBA program, candidates must have:

  • At least two years of professional experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • English as a medium of instruction

Following is the admission process for this MBA in Finance and Accounting program:

  • Complete the application process by submitting the documents below:
    • University degree certificate and transcript record for your bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks
    • Medium of instruction letter for English/English as the medium of instruction for bachelor’s degree
    • Work experience letter
    • Tabular CV
    • A copy of identity card or passport
  • Candidates are shortlisted by the admission panel based on the application submitted
    Selected candidates will receive an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee

As a part of this MBA program, you will receive:

  • A dual degree accredited by London South Bank University (LSBU) and IU
  • An option of online and blended learning
  • IU, Germany and LSBU Alumni Status
  • Become a part of the international student community and global alumni network
  • An opportunity to study in Berlin or Bad Honnef
  • 18 months post-study work visa

After successfully completing this MBA in Finance and Accounting program, you will receive a dual degree from IU and LSBU. For the dual degree, students will need to sign up for this offer within 4 weeks of enrolment.

This MBA program is carefully curated by industry experts that will help you become a successful entrepreneur with the right competencies in finance and accounting. You will be able to smoothly run accounts and become a key decision-maker in fiscal decisions at the organization your work for. After completing the program, you will get a dual MBA degree from IU and get accredited by the LSBU. After getting your degree, you will be qualified for top-paying jobs around the world.

The 6-month online training is mandatory for all learners. After that, you can either opt to continue with online learning or choose to go for on-campus training in Berlin or Bad Honnef after paying the additional fee.

IELTS is not mandatory. However, proof of your English language skills is required if English is not your native language, or you didn’t graduate from an English-speaking school/university. IU will conduct an English test to check your proficiency in the English language at no cost. A fair understanding of English is mandatory as the complete degree program is delivered in the English language.

Accepted certifications:

  • Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU)​ 
  • TOEFL (min. 80 points) 
  • IELTS (min. 6.0) 
  • Duolingo English test (min. 95 points)
  • Cambridge Certificate (min. B grade overall)
  • Equivalent proof

If anyone withdraws their application after the payment has been made, the operation cost incurred will not be refundable.

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What is included in this course?

  • Non-biased career guidance
  • Counselling based on your skills and preference
  • No repetitive calls, only as per convenience
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Complete this program while you work

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