Impact MBA Fast Track

Amsterdam, Breukelen
September 2025
1 year
English
€ 54.000
AMBA, EQUIS

Next generation leadership

The Impact MBA Fast Track is a one-year full-time accelerator for your personal development and obtaining a new role at a leading organization in the Netherlands or abroad. You will study every other week from Wednesday to Saturday at one of our locations: Amsterdam or Breukelen. Our online education hub ensures that you can switch from on-campus to online learning throughout the program. The new Pre-MBA courses are designed to get you and your fellow MBA students on the same level, while the main curriculum features the most important and latest business topics. Joining the Impact MBA Fast Track at Nyenrode means that you will get access to 75+ years of excellence in business education and a community of 30.000 alumni who are eager to open up their network for your talent.

  • MBA program designed for the next generation leaders.
  • Accelerate your development in one year of studying.
  • Gain business knowledge while growing your network.
The MBA is accredited by AMBA: London, United Kingdom and EQUIS: Brussels, Belgium.
These accreditations are the legal basis for granting the degree Master of Business Administration.

Programme

The Impact MBA Fast Track provides you with the latest knowledge and techniques to become an authentic and responsible leader fit for a sustainable and technologically driven future. Through case method learning, company projects and introspective exercises you will study in a way that reflects how businesses operate. This will accelerate your personal development and prepare you for the next step in your career. During company visits you will get a chance to pitch your ideas to CEOs of different companies while you experience boardroom dynamics firsthand. A selection of elective courses will allow you to customize your MBA-journey towards your personal interest and the field you wish to work in after graduating.

Pre-MBA courses

These will be offered fully online and aim to prepare you for the main part of the Impact MBA.
The courses need to be successfully completed before you can start with your MBA.

  • Academic Reading and Writing.
  • Business Research.
  • Business Statistics.
  • Foundations of Finance.

Fundamentals of Business and Society

A multifaceted exploration of how businesses impact, and interact with, society at large.

  • Sustainability and Business Transitions.
  • Managerial and Ecological Economics.
  • Responsible Marketing Strategy.
  • Ethics, Law, and Governance.

Fundamentals of Management

Focus on key management principles, crucial for effective leadership in modern organizations.

  • Data Driven Decision Making.
  • Strategic Management.
  • Essentials in Finance and Accounting.
  • Organization Behavior.

Global Immersion Program

Providing insights into global markets, cross-cultural management, and geopolitical dynamics.

Business in Motion

Offers a dynamic exploration of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, and research.

  • Entrepreneurship Development.
  • Innovation and Technology.
  • Research Methodology.

Managing the Organization

See the organization in a 360-degree view for effective management and strategic thinking.

  • Operations and Process Management.
  • Human Resource and Change Management.
  • Sustainable Finance.

Personal Leadership Development Journey

Our primary focus is your career advancement and to enhance your leadership potential.

Final Thesis

Under the guidance of a faculty member you will undertake a research assignment project for a company.

Requirements

To be eligible to apply for our Impact MBA Fast Track you will need to meet the following requirements:
  • Bachelor or Master degree.
    Based on the type and subject of your previous degree, you may be required to complete a (part of) short online preparatory course before the start of the Impact MBA. Candidates who are not required to complete a (part of) the preparatory course may choose to do so voluntarily to update their skills and knowledge (a fee of 400 euro per course applies). 
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant full-time post-graduate work experience.
  • English proficiency test result achieved via: IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL iBT 92 / CAE or CPF min. score of 176.
    The English proficiency test must have been taken max. 2 years before the start of the program. Waivers are available upon request for graduates of English-taught Bachelor or Master degree programs and native speakers of English language.
  • Admission test results achieved via: GMAT min. score of 550, an equivalent GRE test score or an average LTP test score of min. 2.3.
  • Motivation Letter.
  • Two Reference Letters from your professional career.

Admission procedure

The admissions process of our Impact MBA program takes place in 4 steps. Once we have received and approved your documentation and have held an (online) interview, we decide on your eligibility.

1. Talk to our MBA program advisor.

By joining a webinar or by visiting a live event. Plan a CV-check / personal call to discuss your situation and goals.

2. Submit your application online.
Upload your CV and motivation letter. Include transcripts of your Bachelor / Master diploma plus grades list.
3. Take the Nyenrode LTP admission test.

Measure your personal and intellectual capabilities (e.g. abstract reasoning, numerical).

4. Interview with our MBA admissions team.

Be authentic, professional, and honest. Share what you wish to gain from the MBA and what you bring to Nyenrode.

Investment

The Impact MBA Fast Track yields a lifetime of dividends, both professionally and personally, and can be seen as the best value for money investment in you and your future.

Cost overview

  • No application fees.
  • Tuition fee: € 54.000.
  • Pre-MBA courses: € 400 (per course).

Scholarships

For more information contact our MBA program advisor. An overview of available scholarships for Dutch and international talents can be viewed in this Scholarship Flyer.

MBA Funding

Nyenrode cooperates with an international provider of MBA-student loans and several local providers of funds for studying abroad. More information will be published soon.

Return on education

During the Impact MBA Fast Track there is a lot of attention for your career. What have you learned and achieved prior, how has that shaped you into who you are today and how can you use that in order to achieve the next step in your career. During the Impact MBA Fast Track you will learn about the ins and outs of the Dutch and international business community. You bring a wealth of experience and your network to the MBA – and so do your classmates – and so together you quickly form an inspiring learning community replete with career development opportunities. Since Nyenrode has long-standing ties with many organizations, recruiters are familiar with our university and our study programs. After graduating from the Impact MBA Fast Track this can help you in finding your next career step in the Netherlands or abroad.

Connect on campus

The real-life business cases you will work on for a variety of organizations and the company visits you will attend will ensure that you make valuable connections during the Impact MBA Fast Track. Our locations in Amsterdam and Breukelen are both known for having an open community where you are encouraged to meet with other students from different Master and MBA programs. This ensures that you will grow your business network while making friends for life.