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Bachelor's degree 3 year

Business Management

Do you want to understand every aspect of organisations and doing business? Would you like to learn how to successfully position your company in relation to its competitors? If you are passionate about both people and organisations, Business Management might be the right choice for you. You can choose the General Management option, or pick one of five exciting specialisations.
You might, for example, work as an account manager, business process analyst or organisational consultant. Or start your own business!

This bachelor programme is offered subject to NVAO accreditation.

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Does this bachelor programme suit you?

Tio’s bachelor programme Business Management prepares you to become a business professional highly sought after by the government, social organisations, and the business sector. Do you recognise yourself in some of the following descriptions? Then, this study is right for you!

  • I think in terms of possibilities
  • I want to be self-employed someday
  • I want to find out how companies work
  • I am ambitious
  • I like to take initiative
  • I am a creative person and think creatively
  • I seek out new experiences
  • I consider challenges from multiple perspectives
  • I am always on the lookout for ways to improve
  • I like to play a connecting role

Do you recognise yourself in these descriptions? Take a look at the curriculum for more information about this bachelor programme or attend an open day to experience the atmosphere and meet students and lecturers. 

Business, economics and organisations

Our bachelor programme Business Management teaches you everything there is to know about business and economics, management and strategy, effective communication and much more! All of this from the enterprising and practice-oriented perspective for which Tio is known. You will complete a core curriculum in which you will work toward a solid foundation of business know-how. Complemented by the freedom to personalise your study programme based on your individual ambitions and interests.

Specialisations within Business Management

In addition to the allround Business Management programme, you can also choose a specialisation. These directions include:

All-round or specialisation: your path to success

No clue which specialisations suits you? Opt for the allround Business Management programme and get educated to become a versatile business management professional. If you already know the direction you want to take, such as fashion, automotive, or entrepreneurship, you can specialise from the first year onwards. You begin specialising from the very start while also building on the fundamentals. Upon graduation, a notation specifying the chosen specialisation will be added to your diploma if you pursue one of the specialisations. Whatever you choose, one thing is certain at Tio: you are opting for a successful future.

Internships, projects and graduation programmes provide the perfect opportunity to chart your own course! Working by yourself or with others, every step will bring you closer to your ideal career. Each consecutive year offers more space for modules and projects in the specialisation of your choice. Build a strong (international) network and prepare yourself for the dynamic business sector where there is never a dull moment.

Why do students choose Business Management?

  1. You are studying at the best university of applied sciences in the Netherlands, which stands for personal, excellent, and entrepreneurial education.
  2. Tio offers the option of accelerated studying: complete a bachelor’s degree in just three years.
  3. You are building a strong (international) network and preparing yourself for the dynamic business industry.
  4. Your personal study coach is there for you throughout your entire study.
  5. You dive straight into the real world! Through projects, internships, and business cases, you develop the skills that you will use throughout your entire career.
  6. In small classes with an average of 10 students, you have 24-26 contact hours per week. 
  7. At Tio there is a strong focus on personal development and supervision.

After graduating

Your Business Management bachelor's degree will open many doors for you. You develop as a individual, professional and leader. The government, social organisations, and the business sector are eagerly seeking business management professionals like you. Our top-notch lecturers prepare you for the career that suits you best. Interested in discovering the various opportunities? Check out your job prospects here!

Your career perspectives
This programme is offered subject to accreditation. The bachelor's degree Business Management educates students in three or four years for the internationally recognised title of Bachelor of Science (BSc). If you choose one of the specialisations your diploma will include an annotation listing that specialisation when you graduate. The curriculum is aligned with the national educational profile of Business Administration (ISAT-code 34035). Upon completion of this bachelor's degree, you will be awarded the coveted diploma from Tio University of Applied Sciences.