University Master in Business Administration and Management
From the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
From the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
The current highly dynamic and competitive business world and economic situation requires skilled professionals with solid knowledge of the different areas of management and who, at the same time, boast personal and professional skills such as versatility, adaptability, reflection, resolution and creativity.
Moreover, the economic recovery that many countries are fighting to foster, particularly in developed economies, gives many companies the opportunity to reinvent themselves, which requires directors to embrace challenges and changes in their organizations that will entail a far-reaching overhaul of their competencies and skills.
EAE Business School’s University Master in Business Administration and Management is the quintessential executive training program that equips participants to reach positions of responsibility in a company through the acquisition of the essential executive skills to manage companies and institutions.
The program is designed with the aim of enabling participants to enhance and broaden their knowledge of business administration and management, use the key management tools effectively and strengthen their executive skills and competencies.
Focusing on a firm command of all the areas involved in the management of organizations, enhanced by the networking opportunities with the rest of the participating professionals, faculty members and the executives invited to take part in conferences, talks and other activities, the University Master in Business Administration and Management gives participants the option of choosing between two specializations: Strategic Management and International Trade. This enables them to strengthen their skills and competences not only in the general field of management but also in a specific area depending on the students’ professional interests. All this is designed to achieve a clear objective: enabling them to lead their organization towards the development of competitive advantages that are sustainable over time.
In addition, students have the opportunity to have a unique experience of international immersion, studying for a semester at Pace University in New York, one of the world’s most prestigious universities.
Our Professional Careers Service focuses on guiding and accompanying students towards achieving their professional goals, as well as aligning their expectations and interests more effectively to the employment market.
The International Talent Program is designed for students who want to enhance their international professional development with the aim of giving them the maximum visibility among the multinational companies that work with EAE, through activities such as Employment Workshops, interviews with headhunters and access to international recruitment consultants around the world.
EAE Lab is a business incubator designed to provide our entrepreneurial students with the resources and environment required to identify their competitive advantages and develop new business ideas. Accompaniment is offered to entrepreneurs, investors, students and researchers, as well as training and financing.
The Business Game simulator gives students a more in-depth insight into the challenges faced by companies, and puts their skills to the test by putting them into an executive’s shoes.
Creating a Business Plan is a key element of the Master. Drafted at the end of the program and tutored by a lecturer, this Business Plan in an essential part of the students’ training as it enables them to put all the skills and competencies acquired over the course of the Master into practice through the creation of a business project.
Direct contact with the sector
EAE is a member of several national and international associations in the field of business management, including the APD (Association for Management Progress), the Catalan Government’s Competitiveness Agency (Acció), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the EFMD organization and the Executive MBA Council (EMBAC).
Ranked among the top 45 programs in Europe in the field of People Management (Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking Worldwide 2016-2017) and the fourth best Master in Spain in the same field El Mundo’s 250 Best Masters Ranking 2017).
EAE’s University Master in Business Administration and Management was the first general management program (MBA) run in Spain, with a history dating back over 50 years.
Network of professionals
Within the framework of our Business Networking program, students have the chance to attend a series of meeting with professionals from large companies, as well as other EAE students, which give participants the opportunity to expand their network of professional contacts.
Major + Minor
EAE is the first institution in Spain to implement the North American methodology of Majors and Minors, which replaces the traditional method of choosing elective courses.
The aim of EAE’s Soft Skills program is to enable participating professionals to round off their training with the strategic mobilization of their personal skills. The program consists of ten independent monthly workshops structured in line with the Emotional Competency Model.
International Residential Program
At the end of the tuition period, students have the option of taking part in a two-week residential program at Pace University (New York). This program is available for students at an extra cost.
EAE Business School has been affiliated to the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya since the 1998-1999 academic year to run Master and Bachelor Degree programs adapted to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), signed in Bologna.
Under this agreement, the University Master in Business Administration and Management is an official university qualification from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), registered at the Universities, Centres and Qualifications Registry of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, and verified in October 2015.
As a result, students who successful complete the Master’s program receive the official university qualification of University Master in Business Administration and Management from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
Therefore, students who successfully complete the University Master in Business Administration and Management at the EAE University Centre, meeting all the stipulated requirements, receive two qualifications:
The key objective of the University Master in Business Administration and Management is to enhance and promote the student’s employability and professional development while, at the same time, fostering their entrepreneurial spirit and capacities with a strong market orientation in terms of capitalizing on the value of potential products and services in prospective markets.
From an analytical and strategic perspective, the program aims to enable students to acquire a set of professional competencies that facilitate their fast and effective integration or evolution in the company. To this end, as well as acquiring specialist knowledge and effective management techniques, the program develops the participants’ personal, executive and analytical capacities, aligning their professional goals to the real needs of companies today.
As such, the tuition plan of the University Master in Business Administration and Management has the following partial objectives:
Over the course of the University Master in Business Administration and Management, the students acquire the set of competencies required to perform their role effectively. Specifically, they develop the following competencies:
In addition, on the University Master in Business Administration and Management, students acquire other basic, general and cross-disciplinary competencies needed in a modern professional environment:
The University Master in Business Administration and Management is a 100% in-person program run at the Barcelona Campus. With different building located just 5 minutes’ walk from each other, students have the opportunity to study at the heart of the Catalan capital.
Moreover, students can enjoy all the School’s facilities and services, including the cafeteria, the Documentation and Resource Centre, the Student Services Offices, study rooms, events hall, free wireless internet connection, and many more.
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One of EAE Business School’s key objectives is to ensure that the students’ learning process is as enriching as possible both in and outside the classroom. To achieve this, we give them access to a set of activities adapted to each of their profiles and the current stage in their learning process.
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The essence of our mission involves formulating our own unique way of serving the students, which we achieve not only through the set of services and commitments that we enter into with them, but also and most importantly by developing a mindset focused on quality and continuous improvement as an institutional pledge based on a commitment to transparency throughout the public service that we provide.See more