MBA - Master in Business Administration in Barcelona

 

GBSB Global Business School’s Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Barcelona is a transformational program and one of the most ground-breaking MBA programs in Spain which aims to transform the way business schools teach business, educating responsible, innovative global leaders.

The Master in Business Administration in Barcelona dives into sustainable practices and business ethics, promoting entrepreneurship, strong leadership, and innovative problem solving. The business administration program at GBSB Global employs the latest teaching methodologies, case studies, situational analysis, simulation games and hands-on classes that deliver practical knowledge that will give students the competitive edge over their peers and future colleagues.

The Master in Business Administration in Barcelona focuses on managerial and analytical subjects, such as operations management, financial accounting, and strategic management. MBA students can study for a general MBA program without an explicit focus, or they can select a major to narrow down their studies on an area of personal interest: MBA in Marketing, MBA in International Business, MBA in Entrepreneurship, MBA in Operations & Supply Chain Management, MBA in Finance.

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DEGREE

Master in Business Administration

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Barcelona

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time | Daytime

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TUITION FEES

€16,200

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


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Faculty with
Business Experience

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Company Visits & Exclusive
International Business Events

master in business administration in barcelona student diversity

Students from More than
70 Different Countries

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A Wide Variety
of Elective Courses

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Five Different
Specializations

master of business administration in barcelona Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities with
Multinational Companies

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


Fully accredited by ASIC approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA

master in business administration Barcelona ASIC accredited

A member and accreditation by the European Council for Business Education

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Official ACCA Partner and the only Computer Based Examination Centre in Spain

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The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education

master in business administration in Barcelona LEADER IN digital EDUCATION accredited by Microsoft

Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

mba in Barcelona LEADER IN Business EDUCATION

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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HONE YOUR LEADERSHIP & MANAGERIAL SKILLS:
Learn how to become an inspirational manager and enthusiastic leader able to lead teams at home and abroad.

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GAIN GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE:
Acquire the competency and know-how to navigate global markets, international and domestic trade, and the diverse legal arena in business.

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UNDERSTAND INTERCULTURAL BUSINESS PRACTICES:
Gain the cultural intelligence and empathy needed in business administration to effectively communicate and collaborate in multinational settings.

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PREPARE TO TACKLE THE CHALLENGES IN THE 21ST CENTURY:
Learn about the business professionals promoting innovation and sustainability within the realm of business administration management and foster the eagerness to implement change into the way businesses operate today.

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OBTAIN PRACTICAL CAREER PREPARATION:
Earn a Master in Business Administration in Barcelona and learn how to strategize and negotiate successfully using case studies, debates, and projects that simulate situations and obstacles managers face worldwide.

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SPECIALIZE IN WHAT INTERESTS YOU:
You can prepare for your future ideal career by specializing in one of the business areas. Choose from: MBA in Marketing, MBA in International Business, MBA in Entrepreneurship, MBA in Operations & Supply Chain Management, MBA in Finance.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Invest in your future by earning Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Barcelona and take your career to a new level. Take advantage of the wide range of career development resources GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona, Spain provides from professional workshops and corporate presentations on campus to career evaluation assessments.

MBA at GBSB Global Business School Barcelona students work in best multinational companies globally

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Core Courses

45 ECTS

Block 1 Compliance & Responsibility

The Government & Legal Environment of Business


Ethics and Responsibility

Block 2 Communication & Personal Development

Negotiations & Communication


Leadership & Organizational Behavior

Block 3 International Strategy & Management

Marketing Management


Operations Management


Global Strategy & Management


Global Project Management

Block 4 Research & Analysis

Financial Accounting


Managerial Accounting


Corporate Finance


Statistical Analysis for Management


Understanding International Macroeconomy

Specialization Courses by Major:

15 ECTS

MBA in Marketing Management

Market Research


Innovative Marketing Communications


Creativity & Psychology of New Product Development


Brand Management


Going to Market: Managing the Channel & Sales Force

MBA in International Business

Europe & the EU in a Changing World


Doing Business in Asia & Middle East


Doing Business in Latin America


Doing Business in Russia & CIS


Doing Business in Africa

MBA in Entrepreneurship

Discovering Entrepreneurial Opportunities


Business Plan Design


Three Courses of Student’s Choice:


Entrepreneurial Finance


Market Research


Global Financial Markets, Instruments & Financing


Creativity & Psychology of New Product Development


Doing Business in (Region of the World)


Digital Strategy

MBA in Finance

Financial Reporting


Cost Accounting


Advanced Accounting


One Course of Student’s Choice:


Global Financial Markets, Instruments & Financing


Entrepreneurial Finance


Investments

MBA in Operations & Supply Chain Management

Global Retail Management


Designing & Managing Global Supply Chains


Quality Management


Six Sigma & Lean Enterprise Methodology


Enterprise Resource Planning


Other Elective Courses: 6 ECTS

Option 1: Spanish Language Course A1, A2 or B1 Levels

Option 2: Two Elective Courses

 

GBSB Global Business School uses the quarter system where there are four 10 week study periods (or quarters) during the year. Students are expected to attend three quarters, but may attend all four quarters (including summer quarters) to graduate sooner. Summer quarters are available based on the number of students signed up.

STARTING DATES ACADEMIC YEAR 2017- 2018

Our flexible approach to education and unique curricular design allows new students to start their studies in the beginning of each academic quarter. The starting dates for new undergraduate and graduate students are the following:

BBA/MBA/MSc Programs
Fall Quarter – October 2, 2017
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018

MA Programs
Fall Quarter – October 2, 2017; November 13, 2017
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018; February 19, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018; May 21, 2018

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017-2018

FALL QUARTER

October 2017 - December 2017

Orientation Days
September 28-29

WEEK 1

October 2 - 6

WEEK 2

October 9 - 13

WEEK 3

October 16 - 20

WEEK 4

October 23 - 27

WEEK 5

Oct. 30 - Nov. 3

WEEK 6

November 6 - 10

WEEK 7

November 13 - 17

WEEK 8

November 20 - 24

WEEK 9

Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

WEEK 10

December 4 - 8

WEEK 11

December 11 - 15

WINTER QUARTER

January 2018 - March 2018

Orientation Day
January 8

WEEK 1

January 8 - 12

WEEK 2

January 15 - 19

WEEK 3

January 22 - 26

WEEK 4

Jan. 29 - Feb. 2

WEEK 5

February 5 - 9

WEEK 6

February 12 - 16

WEEK 7

February 19 - 23

WEEK 8

Feb. 26 - Mar. 2

WEEK 9

March 5 - 9

WEEK 10

March 12 - 16

WEEK 11

March 19 - 23

SPRING QUARTER

April 2018 - June 2018

Orientation Day
April 9

WEEK 1

April 9 - 13

WEEK 2

April 16 - 20

WEEK 3

April 23 - 27

WEEK 4

Apr. 30 - May 4

WEEK 5

May 7 - 11

WEEK 6

May 14 - 18

WEEK 7

May 21 - 25

WEEK 8

May 28 - June 1

WEEK 9

June 4 - 8

WEEK 10

June 11 - 15

WEEK 11

June 18 - 22

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 18 – Jan 7

EASTER BREAK: March 26 - 30

SPRING HOLIDAYS: March 26 - April 8

SUMMER HOLIDAYS: June - October 2018

GRADUATION CEREMONY: June 28, 2018

 

JOSEP BOSCH

Academic Background
Bachelor and Master Degree, Journalism, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Head of Media, World Trade Organization, Switzerland
Spokesman and Information Officer, World Trade Organization, Switzerland
Geneva Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, Switzerland
Hong Kong and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, China
Tokyo Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, Japan
Correspondent, Efe, UK

FERRAN TEIXES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Philology, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, Economics and Management, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Certified Lego ® Serious Play ® Facilitator

Career Experience
Advisory Board Member, IGNITE Serious Play, Spain
Managing Director, Agrupació Pedagògica Sant Nicolau, Spain

STEPHEN HARRISON

Academic Background
BSc, Mathematics, Exeter University, UK
MBA, Marketing, University of Phoenix, USA
Master Degree, Marketing, ESERP Business School, Spain

Career Experience
CEO, Gerentes Internacionales S.A., Spain
Independent Consultant/Coach, Spain
Financial & Business Consultant, Spain

ARIANNA MAZEO

Academic Background
BA, Sociology and Communication, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Master Degree, Education and ICT, University of Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, European Policies, Digital Creativity and Design Innovation, University Roma Tre, Italy

Career Experience
Senior Managing Director of Master’s Degree in Design and Communication, ELISAVA, Spain
Director, Desis Lab ELISAVA/ Desis Network, Spain

VICTORIA BALLESTA

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
MBA, ESADE Business School, Spain
MBA, Exchange Program, UCLA, USA
MA, Digital Marketing & Inbound Marketing, IEBS Business School, Spain
PhD, Civil Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Founder & Manager, Victoria’s Cakes, Spain
Marketing & Digital Manager, CLB/Teknon/Ruber Internacional/Inmaculada, Spain
Marketing & Trade Marketing Manager/Business Development Manager, Omega Pharma, Spain

REYNALD NAULLEAU

Academic Background
BBA, SKEMA Business School, France
MSc, Strategic Tourism Management, SKEMA Business School/European School of Management, France

Career Experience
CEO & Founder, ZGOAT, France
Area Manager, Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, France
Sales Manager, Louvre Hotels, France

MOISES ROJAS DONADA

Academic Background
BBA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
MSc, Business Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Master Degree, Financial Management and Finance, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Accountant and Financial Consultor, Moises Rojas Gras, Spain
Associate Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
Associate Professor, CEA Study Abroad, Spain
Associate Professor, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Manager, Caixa, Spain
Manager, BBVA, Spain

ELENA TECCHIATI

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Psychology, University of Cologne, Germany
Master Degree, Organizational Psychology and Human Resources, University of Ramon Llull, Spain

Career Experience
Coach and Trainer, Liw E.V. & Liw B&T, Bayer Business Services, Germany
Assistant, RHR International, Germany
Advertising and Event Manager, Kat Marketing, Germany

CARLES REVILLA CANAS

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, International Trade, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Bachelor Degree, Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Master Degree, International Business and Marketing, Johannes Kepler Universitat Linz, Spain

Career Experience
Digital Strategist, Freelance, Spain
International Digital Marketing Manager, ACC1O, Spain
Export Manager of European Markets, Delta, Spain

ANDREW HYMAN

Academic Background
BSc, Applied Physics, Tufts University, USA
Master Degree, Public Policy, Vanderbilt University, USA
MA, Geography, University of Illinois, USA

Career Experience
Director of Business Development, XShares Group, USA
Marketing Director, Fiske Walter Capital Management, USA
Knowledge Manager and Consultant, PWC, USA
Author, Green Investing Column, Ecowatch Journal

XAVIER AROLA PÉREZ

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Master Degree, Finance and Banking, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Master Degree, Economics and International Finance, Universitat De Barcelona, Spain
PhD, IESE, Spain

Career Experience
CEO and Partner, El Cep i La Nansa Edicions, SL., Spain
CEO, the Catalan Heritage Agency (Departament of Culture – Government of Catalunya), Spain
CEO, Equipaments I Edificis De Catalunya, SA. (EECAT), Spain
Senior Consultant, Cultural & Green and Energy Efficiency Investments Consultancy, Spain
Financial Analyst, Institut Català de Finances, Spain

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:

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Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or higher;
be in the process of finalizing your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent),
or demonstrate a high level of relevant professional experience

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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Tuition Fee for the Program (60 ECTS credits)

16,200 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

5,400 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

270 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

5,400 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

8,100 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program.

Master´s Program Duration: 3 Quarters = 1 Academic Year

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.
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If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee is applied as per Terms and Conditions.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

 
 

WHY BARCELONA


GBSB Global Business School Barcelona Campus first in europe

Barcelona is a 1st in Europe
for quality of life and
clearness of environment

(European Cities Monitor 2011, 2012 Quality
of Life City Rankings - Mercer Survey)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona second place in europe for business center

Barcelona is a 2nd Place in Europe
(after London) for beign promoted
as a business center

(European Cities Monitor 2011)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona 1,6 million residents

Million Residents in Barcelona
(2016)

GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona mediterranial climate

Barcelona has a typical Mediterranean
climate
with mild winters
and warm, sunny summers

GBSB Global Barcelona 2,342 mobile industry companies

international companies (that work
in the mobile industry) come

to the yearly World Mobile Congress in Barcelona