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Strategy, Innovation and Management Control

Career Prospects

Our graduates are ideally prepared to take on executive positions in established companies and are provided with a toolkit that eventually enables them to found their own company.

After completing the program, students have learned to think and act as entrepreneurs and to actively contribute to organizations and lead them into the future. Our graduates are able to combine expertise in the areas of strategy, innovation, organization, and change management, as well as in managing and leading businesses from a financial perspective. This is the main reason why our alumni are employed in various industries and work in diverse functions.

SIMC alumnis typically assume the following roles / work in the following areas:

  • Top management consulting

  • Business development / strategic management

  • Management control and financial management

  • Innovation management

  • Starting a business of their own

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Qualification Profile

95 %

found a job within 3 months after graduation

Excellent employability of alumni

76% of our students even received a job offer before graduating. We strongly believe that our program gives our graduates an excellent outlook for their future career objectives.

37%

of our students work outside of Austria

Strong mobility of alumni

The international focus of our program prepares our students not only for a career within Austria but also gives them an excellent international outlook for their career.

46%

completed more than 5 internships before graduation

Professional experienced students

40% of our students completed 3-5 internships and only 14% less than 2. Eventhough, an internship is not a mandatory part of our curriculum, we strongly recommend gaining professional exprience prior to graduation during semester breaks. Students also have several working opportunities at WU Vienna during the semester, as research assistants or as tutors, for example.

SIMC Partners

SIMC is known for its excellent ties to the industry, which students benefit from in many ways. Networking possibilities during their studies also support the excellent career opportunities that SIMC has proven to create for its graduates.

Corporate partners can be included in several formats:

  • Courses

  • Master’s Theses

  • Workshops

  • Business projects

  • Events (Career, Networking, Guest Speaker,…)

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Below you can find the official partners of our program; in addition to these companies, many additional business partners can be involved as well through our student community SIMConnect.

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