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

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 2019) are accepted by: November 17, 2017
First teaching module for the next run of MBA Program scheduled for: December 15, 2017

Tuition and Fees
Application fee of 3.000 Kč payable before the admission interview.
Tuition fee of 338.000 Kč 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