MBA program: Global Management in Automotive Industry

Our MBA Program Global Management in Automotive Industry is a lifelong learning program targeted specifically to the needs and prospects of career-minded professionals in the automotive industry. The program aims at advancing knowledge and skills of future automotive industry leaders around the world. The program offers a significant career-elevating push to those candidates with global focus, open mind and high levels of curiosity.

Key components of our MBA program:

- 120 ECTS credits in 16 modules (courses)
- 18-24 months to complete the program
- Part-time (weekend) program
- Delivered fully in English

List of study modules:

Automotive Business SimulationEthics Economic AnalysisInternational Study Experience
B2B MarketingHuman Resource ManagementOperations Management
Career ManagementIndustry 4.0Outdoor Laedership Training
Corporate AccountingInnovation ManagementProject Management
Corporate FinanceInternational FinanceResearch Methods - Thesis Preparation
Corporate Governance/ManagerialInternational Law and TaxationStrategic Marketing Management

Key differentiating factors:

- Strong cooperation with automotive companies and industry associations
- International study trip included in the program – learning from international best practice
- Weekend outdoor leadership training included in the program – learning about oneself
- Intensive weekend study – starting Friday afternoon at the earliest
- Diverse international group of exclusive instructors
- Delivered out of central location in Prague

Our lecturers:

doc. Ing. Pavel Štrach, Ph.D., Ph.D.
MBA Program Director

„My aim to drive an MBA program which is rewarding and matters to the learners
and to the industry like no other.“

International Management and International Marketing

Prof. Dr. Günther Singer

„Talking with customers, leading direct reports or
convincing your own boss, it always takes
Your personality to communicate –
a skill you learn within the MBA Program
at ŠKODA AUTO University.“

Dr. Ameeta Jaiswal-Dale (BA, DEA, MA, Ph.D.)

„Ability to successfully deploy financial resources
on a global scale is of utmost importance to sustain
fluctuations in local automotive markets.“

Teaching approach:

Max. 17 students in a cohort, hand-on case-study and examples driven teaching, interactive seminar-based teaching circles and cafeterias, dicsussions, project work, teaching circles, business simulations
Facilitated networking inside and across study groups
International study trip (business exposure) and outdoor leadership training (stress exposure)

Candidates interested in the admission to the MBA Program shall complete and submit the application.
Decision on the admission to the program is made by the Rector on the assessment of admission criteria, which are as follows:

1. Previous completion of university studies - successful completion of undergraduate degree (bachelor or its equivalent)
2. Demonstration of commitment and professional work experience - three years of professional experience in the management-level position, a motivational letter, letter(s) of reference, letter(s) of recommendation.
3. Demonstration of proficiency in English - copy of a international certificate proving English language proficiency at least at B2 level according to CEFR (e.g. FCE; IELTS 6.0; BULATS 60; BEC Vantage; TOEIC 750; TOEFL iBt 87; PTE General Level 3).
4. Demonstration of motivation to study - admission interview (conducted in person or virtually via VOIP or phone).

Application form
Applications for the next run of MBA Program (class 2021) are accepted by: February 15, 2019
First teaching module for the next run of MBA Program scheduled for: March 29, 2019


Training Sessions

12th April 2019, 26th April 2019, 10th May 2019, 24th May 2019, 7th June 2019, 21st June – 30th June 2019 International Study Trip, 13th July 2019, 27th July 2019, 30th August 2019, 13th September 2019 Outdoor Leadership Training, 4th October 2019, 18th October 2019, 1st Noveber 2019, 15th Noveber 2019, 13th December 2019, 10th January 2020, 24th January 2020, 14th February 2020, 6th March 2020, 20th March 2020

Tuition and Fees
Application fee of 3.000 CZK payable before the admission interview.
Tuition fee of 338.000 CZK (plus VAT) payable before the start of the program.
Tuition fee includes enrollment into courses in amount 140 ECTS within the period of 24 months. All teaching modules, learning materials, travel and accommodation during international study trip, and accommodation and sustenance during weekend leadership training are included.

Accreditation and Partners

Our MBA Program has been developed and delivered in cooperation with our valued partners:


MBA Program Director

doc. Ing. Pavel Štrach, Ph.D., Ph.D.

ŠKODA AUTO University
Na Karmeli 1457
293 01 Mladá Boleslav
Czech Republic

326 823 071


MBA Program Teaching Location:
Wenceslav Square 40
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic

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