Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Engineering and Sustainability Leadership

Faculty: Engineering
Academic discipline: Engineering Science 
Qualification: Strategic Engineering and Sustainability Manager

Starting date: September

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0/oral examination)
Academic requirements:
at least a bachelor’s degree with the following requirements:
a) professional engineering qualification, or
b) in the case of no professional engineering qualification: qualification in the fields of technical studies, Economics, Science, or Informatics; or qualification as an English teacher - in the case of other qualifications, 3 years of relevant leadership experience is required
Duration: 2 semesters
ECTS credits: 60
Tuition fee: 7,500 USD
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Short description: 

The fundamental aim of the training is to provide the participants with general professional knowledge of strategic management, to build on this knowledge in order to understand and apply a wide range of factors that influence organizational management, and to use the resources available to them in order to run the company effectively. With these skills, graduates will be able to build and operate integrated systems. Moreover, the training aims to prepare participants for leadership roles in an international working environment at a technical company operating in Hungary or abroad and to make them competitive in the international labour market.

Lecture, seminar: 35%
Practice: 65%


Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):

Semester Main subjects
1 Personal Development for the Strategic Engineering Leader, Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility, Analysis of the strategy, plans and performance of technical organizations, Strategic Information Management, Strategic Planning of Financing Technical Projects, Strategic and Project Management, Financial Management of Technical Organizations
2 Strategic Performance Management, Data Analysis, Risk Management Strategies, Crisis and Change Management, Lean Process Improvement


Internship, practice: The program does not include an internship.

Career prospects: 

Mid-to upper-level positions where the tasks include implementing strategic management like setting objectives, analyzing the competitive environment, evaluating and implementing strategies, analyzing the internal organization. Positions depending on the basic education could be:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Product Strategist
  • Project Analyst
  • Project Management Coordinator
  • Process Coordinator
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Business Development Coordinator
  • Strategic Initiatives Associate
  • chief operating officer (COO)

A multitude of career paths is available due to the fact that strategic management and sustainability principles can be effective in improving business processes in many different fields. In addition, the efficient use of resources is essential in private, public and non-profit organizations as well.



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