The provision of evidence of academic achievement including exams constitutes an integral component of the Executive MBA program. Performance is rated throughout the whole program. The students have to take exams on selected courses and prepa¬re project work and interdisciplinary case studies. For obtaining a degree a scientific Master’s Thesis must be completed in Eng¬lish. It has to be a practice-oriented project work complying with scientific standards, wherein the knowledge and competencies acquired during the program are to be applied to a concrete management problem from the professional environment of the student. The final exam comprises the presentation of the Master’s Thesis, followed by a discussion.

After the successful completion of all the exams the graduate is awarded the academic degree “Master of Business Administration (MBA)” by the Constance University of Applied Sciences.