Master of Business Administration

 Career level: General management, young and middle management


This program is designed for:

– introspective, open-minded professionals with positive learning attitudes, from various sectors (profit and nonprofit), managerial positions and educational backgrounds.

– an MBA participant who dares to explore and experiment and values collaboration with class peers in their endeavor to achieve a mutual goal.

– 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
Awards given Consultant Expert and Master of Business Administration
Credits 90 ECTS (25 hours per credit, 2,250 hours of study in total)
Delivery method Online, with intensive class discussion and collaboration, plus a one-week residency
Location of residency Durbuy, Belgium (other locations also possible)
Language English
Number of students Strictly restricted to 25 students per intake
Duration of study: 18 months
No. of lectures One to three lectures plus one case study 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 (including listening to the lectures)
Admission requirements Higher educational degree (BA) or holding a position with a team-leader responsibility for at least three years
Interview required Yes
Tuition fee 6,950 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 400 EUR. Airplane ticket to Belgium and transport from the airport to the place of residency are also not included.
Application processing fee Yes, 50 EUR. This amount will be deducted from the tuition fee when the student starts with his/her studies.
Intakes Two per year (Autumn and Spring)
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
Website aford.be