MBA in Entrepreneurship

What Is MBA Degree Specialization in Entrepreneurship?

The structure of the MBA (Master of Business Administration) program at GBSB Global Business School enables you to pursue your goals by specializing within an area of interest. Concentration areas cultivate your in-depth knowledge of a specialized area and give you a clear advantage for professional career.

At GBSB Global Business School students have an option to pursue either a general management MBA program or complete a specialization as part of their MBA studies. Specializations are an option not a requirement, and all students receive the same MBA degree regardless of whether they complete a specialization. At GBSB Global Business School MBA specializations are offered in order to provide students with better career opportunities in Barcelona, Spain, Europe and around the world based on their interests and abilities within the field of business management.

Students should always consider their career goals and professional aspirations in deciding whether to complete a specialization during their MBA program. All specialization courses are taught in English.

MBA Entrepreneurship is an MBA specialization that provides skills for students to start their own business in Spain, in Europe or elsewhere in the world or run an existing business with the purpose of its expansion and growth. In today’s business environment it is essential for business leaders to focus on innovative solutions, to develop their creative decision-making skills and to perceive change as an opportunity. Students who wish to lead a small, privately held firm, a non-profit organization will benefit from developing their entrepreneurial leadership abilities.

In MBA Entrepreneurship programs students learn skills that will take them from initial development of a business plan, to financing a startup and managing a growing business. Professors teaching MBA Entrepreneurship are entrepreneurs themselves and thus talk about their experiences, providing a learning opportunity for students.

MBA Entrepreneurship Graduation Requirements

5 COURSES (15 ECTS Credits)

MBA Entrepreneurship Courses:

Students should choose five courses for the specialization in Entrepreneurship from the following list:

  • Discovering Entrepreneurial Opportunities (compulsory)
  • Market Research
  • Global Financial Markets, Instruments and Financing
  • Creativity and Psychology of New Product Development
  • Global Project Management
  • Business Plan Design (compulsory)
  • Entrepreneurial Finance 
  • One of the global elective courses of interest

PLEASE NOTE: Students must decide the area of their specialization when applying. Alternatively students may choose not to specialize in any particular area and pursue a general management MBA program.

Entrepreneurial Career Opportunities

One of the best things about studying MBA Entrepreneurship is the wide-open possibilities. There is room in many economies throughout the world for entrepreneurship – in emerging markets, in Spain, in Europe, in Dubai, in the U.S… the possibilities in entrepreneurship are endless! There are many industries where wealth creation is possible be it services, telecommunications, Internet, advertising or small local business.

However, skills learned on MBA Entrepreneurship at GBSB Global Business School Barcelona can be used not only to create and manage a business but also within an existing company to help that company to expand into new areas. Thus MBA Entrepreneurship graduates are highly sought after by innovative, dynamic and growing global companies.

Studying MBA Entrepreneurship in Barcelona

Barcelona is a particularly entrepreneurial city. Its nice Mediterranean climate, multicultural environment and stable economy attract ambitious entrepreneurs not only from Spain but from many European and non-European countries. 

The capacity for entrepreneurial initiatives, talent and creativity of entrepreneurs in Barcelona are constantly rewarded by local governmental organizations which promote entrepreneurship as means for developing local economy and attracting foreign investment into the region.

Thus, every year Barcelona City Hall organizes Business Plan Contest, Global Entrepreneurship Competition and Growth Potential Business Award. Barcelona often hosts international entrepreneurial events and provides plenty of learning opportunities for future entrepreneurs of the world.

If you are not sure which MBA specialization to chose or if you have any questions or doubts regarding our MBA Entrepreneurship specialization, please do not hesitate to contact one of our educational advisers.

Prospective students, wishing to participate in the MBA program, please apply online.



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