Value of MBA | COTRUGLI Business School | Leading business school
With the recent impact of the Global pandemic, leaders are facing different challenges and are often wondering when will things return to normal and what will the new normal be. The key to success of any leader in the global and virtual environment is the ability to adapt.
E/MBA programs are designed to give you a strategic foresight and necessary business knowledge that makes you more resilient and adaptable to unpredictable situations. By investing in yourself, you can broaden your career opportunities and regain control of your professional life.

As experiences from students and recent studies have shown, MBA degree is a long-term investment that adds value to your career by:

1. Making you a resilient leader

2.
Helping you stand out to employers (89% of employers said they plan to hire MBA graduates in 2021*)

3.
Expanding your career opportunities

4.
Developing and sharpening top 3 skills companies want to see in MBA graduates (strategic thinking, communication skills and versatility*)

5.
Providing valuable networking opportunities with business professionals

6.
Creating an active learning environment with top faculty

*These facts are based on the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2020.

  • Ivan Koen
    “With new skills, I have transformed from an expert matter professional to a all around player who can actively participate in the business discussions which do not only relate to legal and compliance.”
    Ivan Koen
    Director Legal and Compliance, Merck & Co/MSD
  • Djordje Vuksanović
    "Every single phase during the E/MBA journey exceeded my expectations and gave me strong support in making some crucial decisions about my future career.”
    Djordje Vuksanović
    Senior Transformation Director, Vip mobile & A1 Slovenia
  • Vasil Gocevski
    "Benefits are divided in to two categories: structural knowledge and exchange of experience with 50 professionals, whom you can call friends by the end of the program.”
    Vasil Gocevski
    Managing Director / Seavus AB
  • Kristina Bukilić
    "It is a powerful package that can be translated into sizeable opportunity for personal intellectual, social, financial and career success, and I only regret why I didn’t have it ten years ago.”
    Kristina Bukilić
    Finance & Accounting Divison Director / Erste Bank AD Podgorica
  • Stanko Milushev
    "EMBA program turns to be life changing journey shared with people from different personal and professional background. It simply deepens your knowledge, widens your perspectives.”
    Stanko Milushev
    Head of Sales / Russia, India, Africa, South America at Bang & Olufsen
  • Kenan Kekić
    "I have to admit that my expectations have been fully met – I moved to a new, better job with significantly better income, and this all happened during the first year of my studies.”
    Kenan Kekić
    CEO and Founder, Smart Business Solutions doo
  • Igor Vlahović
    “Our growth and learning didn’t finish after our graduation. COTRUGLI showed me the way how to continue this lifetime process, opened a new perspective end encouraged me to aim higher in my business career.”
    Igor Vlahović
    President Of The Board / PRESS GLASS d.o.o.
  • Marijana Šarolić Robić
    “I realized that I wanted to test myself as independent service provider and I have successfully started business of my own and due to skills and lessons I have received during my EMBA course”
    Marijana Šarolić Robić
    Attorney / Law Marijana Šarolić Robić
  • Sanja Rossi
    “Being surrounded by ambitious professionals means not only will you be more driven to do your best, but you could be meeting your next business partner.”
    Sanja Rossi
    Brand activation consultant / Motorsports, Spain founder and owner / ROSSI CONSULTING
  • Sebastjan Lipovšek
    “I believe I can successfully work in this totally different cultural and business environment, due to knowledge and experiences obtained during the COTRUGLI EMBA program.”
    Sebastjan Lipovšek
    Asia Operations Director / Iskratel d.o.o.
  • Stephanie E.Trpkov
    “To get to the next level, rapid growth in this regional environment was needed and COTRUGLI became my catalyst towards excellence.”
    Stephanie E.Trpkov
    Energy Sector Consultant / World Bank Group
  • Uroš Mlakar
    “It is not just networking… we are a community of so many interesting and positive individuals.”
    Uroš Mlakar
    Export Sales Director / BLAŽIČ d.o.o.
  • Zvonimir Zdunić
    “Open minded discussions during and hanging up around after classes kept me clear-headed and approachable to new ideas and business possibilities.”
    Zvonimir Zdunić
    Chief Executive Officer / Agricultural Institute Osijek
  • Zoean Turković
    “Two most valuable takeaways from COTRUGLI Business School are: learning never stops, and leadership is all about humility and helping your people grow. If you follow these rules, results will come.”
    Zoean Turković
    COO & Board Member / 24sata
  • Braslav Jadrešić
    “My personal development has grown to a new level. I discovered whole new world of new ideas, business tactics and views of the business world."
    Braslav Jadrešić
    CEO IABI d.o.o.
  • David Labinjan
    “The investment in COTRUGLI program was more than successful with an increase since then in revenues or salary but more than that with a life changing connections, strong friendships and an unforgettable experience”
    David Labinjan
    Head of Corporate / Banka Kovanica d.d.
  • Ivana Kovačić
    “Whether you are trying to change your workplace, salary, industry or start your own business, this experience is a motivation that I would recommend to everyone as the best boost to fulfill your wishes!”
    Ivana Kovačić
    Country Head of HR/ Wiener osiguranje Vienna Insurance Group d.d.
  • Maša Pocrnić
    “MBA enabled me to grow on the personal level. So, when an opportunity to change my role came across, I grabbed it because I was confident enough that I can own it.”
    Maša Pocrnić
    Strategic Deals Business Development Director CEE region / Oracle Hrvatska d.o.o.
  • Ivan Koen
    “With new skills, I have transformed from an expert matter professional to a all around player who can actively participate in the business discussions which do not only relate to legal and compliance.”
    Ivan Koen
    Director Legal and Compliance, Merck & Co/MSD
  • Djordje Vuksanović
    "Every single phase during the E/MBA journey exceeded my expectations and gave me strong support in making some crucial decisions about my future career.”
    Djordje Vuksanović
    Senior Transformation Director, Vip mobile & A1 Slovenia
  • Vasil Gocevski
    "Benefits are divided in to two categories: structural knowledge and exchange of experience with 50 professionals, whom you can call friends by the end of the program.”
    Vasil Gocevski
    Managing Director / Seavus AB
  • Kristina Bukilić
    "It is a powerful package that can be translated into sizeable opportunity for personal intellectual, social, financial and career success, and I only regret why I didn’t have it ten years ago.”
    Kristina Bukilić
    Finance & Accounting Divison Director / Erste Bank AD Podgorica
  • Stanko Milushev
    "EMBA program turns to be life changing journey shared with people from different personal and professional background. It simply deepens your knowledge, widens your perspectives.”
    Stanko Milushev
    Head of Sales / Russia, India, Africa, South America at Bang & Olufsen
  • Kenan Kekić
    "I have to admit that my expectations have been fully met – I moved to a new, better job with significantly better income, and this all happened during the first year of my studies.”
    Kenan Kekić
    CEO and Founder, Smart Business Solutions doo
  • Igor Vlahović
    “Our growth and learning didn’t finish after our graduation. COTRUGLI showed me the way how to continue this lifetime process, opened a new perspective end encouraged me to aim higher in my business career.”
    Igor Vlahović
    President Of The Board / PRESS GLASS d.o.o.
  • Marijana Šarolić Robić
    “I realized that I wanted to test myself as independent service provider and I have successfully started business of my own and due to skills and lessons I have received during my EMBA course”
    Marijana Šarolić Robić
    Attorney / Law Marijana Šarolić Robić
  • Sanja Rossi
    “Being surrounded by ambitious professionals means not only will you be more driven to do your best, but you could be meeting your next business partner.”
    Sanja Rossi
    Brand activation consultant / Motorsports, Spain founder and owner / ROSSI CONSULTING
  • Sebastjan Lipovšek
    “I believe I can successfully work in this totally different cultural and business environment, due to knowledge and experiences obtained during the COTRUGLI EMBA program.”
    Sebastjan Lipovšek
    Asia Operations Director / Iskratel d.o.o.
  • Stephanie E.Trpkov
    “To get to the next level, rapid growth in this regional environment was needed and COTRUGLI became my catalyst towards excellence.”
    Stephanie E.Trpkov
    Energy Sector Consultant / World Bank Group
  • Uroš Mlakar
    “It is not just networking… we are a community of so many interesting and positive individuals.”
    Uroš Mlakar
    Export Sales Director / BLAŽIČ d.o.o.
  • Zvonimir Zdunić
    “Open minded discussions during and hanging up around after classes kept me clear-headed and approachable to new ideas and business possibilities.”
    Zvonimir Zdunić
    Chief Executive Officer / Agricultural Institute Osijek
  • Zoean Turković
    “Two most valuable takeaways from COTRUGLI Business School are: learning never stops, and leadership is all about humility and helping your people grow. If you follow these rules, results will come.”
    Zoean Turković
    COO & Board Member / 24sata
  • Braslav Jadrešić
    “My personal development has grown to a new level. I discovered whole new world of new ideas, business tactics and views of the business world."
    Braslav Jadrešić
    CEO IABI d.o.o.
  • David Labinjan
    “The investment in COTRUGLI program was more than successful with an increase since then in revenues or salary but more than that with a life changing connections, strong friendships and an unforgettable experience”
    David Labinjan
    Head of Corporate / Banka Kovanica d.d.
  • Ivana Kovačić
    “Whether you are trying to change your workplace, salary, industry or start your own business, this experience is a motivation that I would recommend to everyone as the best boost to fulfill your wishes!”
    Ivana Kovačić
    Country Head of HR/ Wiener osiguranje Vienna Insurance Group d.d.
  • Maša Pocrnić
    “MBA enabled me to grow on the personal level. So, when an opportunity to change my role came across, I grabbed it because I was confident enough that I can own it.”
    Maša Pocrnić
    Strategic Deals Business Development Director CEE region / Oracle Hrvatska d.o.o.

In order to encourage striving individuals and businesses to continue with personal and professional development, COTRUGLI is now offering a 30% discount on the tuition fee for its E/MBA programs until June 30, 2021.

MBA PROGRAM COMPARISON

Not sure which program suits you best?

Brief comparison between our programs will help you pick the right one for you!

If you are a junior manager or a high-potential individual who wants to develop managerial skills, then International MBA is a right choice
for you.

COTRUGLI-14000-price-f

International MBA

9.800€ + VAT

Duration: 22 months

Program structure: weekend and week-long module blocks

Location: various SEE capitals

Participants’ profile: junior managers and high potential individuals

Prerequisites: minimum 3 years of work experience, fluency in English, University degree

If you are on a middle/top management position eager to develop leadership skills and strategic mindset, then Executive MBA is a right choice for you.

COTRUGLI-18000-price-f

Executive MBA

12.600€ + VAT

Duration: 22 months

Program structure: long weekend module blocks

Location: Choose Zagreb or Belgrade

Participants’ profile: middle and top managers, entrepreneurs

Prerequisites: minimum 5 years of work experience, fluency in English, University degree

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Save 30% on E/MBA tuition fee

Valid until June 30, 2021

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Why COTRUGLI Business School?

COTRUGLI Business School is a leading business school in SEE, specialized in providing MBA programs to middle and top managers and entrepreneurs.

Programs at COTRUGLI a balance between organizational and personal development. Our renowned faculty coaches you to implement acquired knowledge into your company’s strategy and everyday operations. Yet, besides practice-driven lectures, you will discover a cocktail of opportunities, which makes education at COTRUGLI a life- changing experience.