MBA in Finance in Barcelona

 

The MBA in Finance in Barcelona covers a wide range of topics including banking, investments, investment banking, company evaluations, accounting, and financial analysis. The MBA in Finance in Barcelona encompasses courses focused on core analytics, such as financial and managerial accounting, statistical analysis, and corporate finance, laying a firm foundation for students to advance their careers in international business and finance.

GBSB Global Business School is one of the first business schools in Barcelona, Spain to deliver finance programs designed to meet ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) specifications, preparing MBA in Finance students with the knowledge needed to earn the ACCA certification from the levels F1 to F4 in addition to their MBA degree. This designation sets MBA in Finance students apart from their peers and can land them top positions within multinational companies upon graduation.

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DEGREE

MBA in Finance

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DURATION

10 months

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LANGUAGES

English

MBA in Finance location

LOCATION

Barcelona

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ANNUAL INTAKES

SEP | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time | Daytime

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TUITION FEES

€16,200

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


mba finance Internationally Recognized Certification ACCA

Earn an Internationally
Recognized Certification
Through the ACCA

MBA Faculty in barcelona with Strong Experience in Finance

Faculty with Strong
Experience in Finance

MBA in Finance in Barcelona Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities with
Top Financial Companies

MBA Finance in barcelona with exclusive access to Financial Forums and Banking Seminars

Exclusive Access to
Financial Forums and
Banking Seminars

MBA in Finance barcelona practical knowledge Applicable Globally

Practical Knowledge
Applicable on a
Global Scale

master in business administration finance in barcelona student diversity

Students from 70
Different Countries

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


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

MBA in Finance ASIC accredited

MBA Program is Accredited by the European Council for Business Education

GBSB Global MBA Finance in Barcelona member of ECBE

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

mba in Finance in Barcelona is ACCA computer based examination centre

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

GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona is a leader digital edutacion accredited by Microsoft

Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

GBSB Global mba Finance in Barcelona ranked as a leader in Business education

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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IMPROVE YOUR LEADERSHIP & MANAGERIAL SKILLS:
Learn how to become a strong and enthusiastic leader and a financial manager capable to take on leadership roles globally.

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UNDERSTAND THE REALITY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS:
MBA in Finance in Barcelona will prepare you to feel comfortable and confident anywhere in the world by means of teaching you international negotiations, doing business in different regions, and global financial markets.

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PREPARE FOR A DYNAMIC CAREER AND BECOME AN EXPERT:
Foster awareness of the fast-changing and diverse world of finance and the challenges it faces. Train to be a finance professional using time-tested models, methods, and instruments of financial management while studying for your MBA in Finance in Barcelona.

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BUILD YOUR CV BY ADDING WORLD RENOWN CERTIFICATIONS:
At GBSB Global Business School all finance MBA students can get prepared and pass ACCA examinations, which guarantees a huge advantage and increases the chances of securing better employment.

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LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE:
All MBA in Finance students in Barcelona, Spain have an option to study Spanish as one of the electives. By learning Spanish, you’ll be better able to communicate with Spanish speakers who don’t speak English. Spanish is one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world, after Chinese, English and Hindustani.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Invest in yourself by studying for your MBA in Finance in Barcelona at GBSB Global Business School where they foster growth and excellence. Seek success by utilizing the expansive range of professional development resources GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona provides from specialized workshops and seminars on campus to career evaluation services. Work for international companies or private brokerage houses, the opportunities are endless and the lucrative career stability unwavering.

Study MBA at GBSB Global and Access to ACCA Portal with Hundreds of International Jobs in Finance

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Business Essentials

All You Need to Get Ready

  • Microsoft Excel (Training for Certification)
  • Self-awareness Workshop
  • Stress & Conflict Management Workshop
  • Spanish for Beginners (optional)

Core Courses

  • The Government and Legal Environment of Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Statistical Analysis for Management
  • Understanding International Macroeconomy
  • Operations Management
  • Cost Accounting
  • Corporate Finance

Become a Leader & a Global Manager

International Business Management

  • Global Strategy and Management
  • Global Project Management
  • Geopolitics of World Business

(Global Study Trip to world organizations or event management of a real conference)

Develop Your Soft Skills

  • Leadership and Managing Multicultural Teams
  • Cross-Cultural Negations & Communication
  • Ethics & Responsibility

Boost Your Innovation Potential

Understand Innovation (the Engine of the New Economy)

  • Creativity and Psychology of New Product Development
  • Globalization of Innovation
  • Digital Strategy

Work in Intra & Entrepreneurial Settings

  • Discovering Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Entrepreneurial Finance

Learning-by-Doing & Career Progression

Business Simulation Module

A simulation recreates real world experiences so that learners can practice in a risk-free environment. Empower students - by taking control of a business enterprise, participants see and understand how a business works from top to bottom.

Industrial Visits & Guest Speakers

During your MBA program you will visit several multinational and start-up companies, business incubators and organizations of different kinds. You will also meet key people from different industries. This will help you to understand how professionals conduct business in the real world.

Boost Your Career

Various career assessment workshops are part of your MBA program. You will also have a chance to attend career fairs, company presentations on campus and use our career portal for great internships and job offers.

MBA in Finance

Global Financial Markets, Instruments and Financing

Financial Reporting

Advanced Accounting

(Optional ACCA Certification F1-F3)


Consulting Project:
An integral part of your learning journey and a stepping stone to your career progression. It is intentionally designed as a challenging, yet enriching experience. You will integrate and apply skills and knowledge acquired across various business modules, a process that requires your in-depth reflection, thoughtfulness, innovative mindset, and, above all, eagerness to stretch yourself.

* The list of electives is updated annually. Electives are subject to availability and change.

 

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 2018- 2019

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:

MBA Programs
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018
Fall Quarter – September 17, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019

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

FALL QUARTER

September 2018 - December 2018

Orientation Days
September 27-28

WORKSHOPS

September 17 - 28

WEEK 1

October 1 - 5

WEEK 2

October 8 - 12

WEEK 3

October 15 - 19

WEEK 4

October 22 - 26

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 2

WEEK 6

November 5 - 9

WEEK 7

November 12 - 16

WEEK 8

November 19 - 23

WEEK 9

November 26 - 30

WEEK 10

December 3 - 7

WEEK 11

December 10 - 14

ACCA, MOS exams

December 13 - 18

WINTER QUARTER

January 2019 - March 2019

Orientation Day
January 7

WEEK 1

January 7 - 11

WEEK 2

January 14 - 18

WEEK 3

January 21 - 25

WEEK 4

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1

WEEK 5

February 4 - 8

WEEK 6

February 11 - 15

WEEK 7

February 18 - 22

WEEK 8

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

WEEK 9

March 4 - 8

WEEK 10

March 11 - 15

WEEK 11

March 18 - 22

ACCA, MOS exams

March 21 - 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2019 - June 2019

Orientation Day
April 1

WEEK 1

April 1 - 5

WEEK 2

April 8 - 12

Easter Break

April 14 - 22

WEEK 3

April 23 - 26

WEEK 4

Apr. 29 - May 3

WEEK 5

May 6 - 10

WEEK 6

May 13 - 17

WEEK 7

May 20 - 24

WEEK 8

May 27 - 31

WEEK 9

June 3 - 7

WEEK 10

June 10 - 14

WEEK 11

June 17 - 21

ACCA, MOS exams

June 19 - 26

EASTER BREAK 2018: March 26 - 30

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2018: March 26 - April 8

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2018: June - October 2018

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2018: June 28, 2018

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 22 – Jan 6

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2019: March 23 - 31

EASTER BREAK 2019: April 14 - 22

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2019: July - October 2019

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019: June 27, 2019

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (January): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June): (during last week of the month)

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

January: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June: 10th: Monday of Pentecostes(Local), 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgel de la Merce(Local)

October: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

 

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

MARTIN MAYER

Academic Background
Master Degree, Economics and Business Administration, Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck / University of Innsbruck, Austria
Executive MBA, IE Business School, Spain

Career Experience
CEO, Constantia Corporate Finance Consulting, Austria
CEO, Bizzdynamics Incubating & Consulting Services AG, Austria
Group Corporate Finance Manager, Swiss Life, Switzerland
Partner, ONEtoONE Capital Partners, Spain
Partner, M&A Worldwide, Worldwide
Partner, ARS Corporate, 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

KEN DOUGLAS

Academic Background
MA Honors, Economics and Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
MBA, IESE Business School / University of Navarra, Spain

Career Experience
Investment Director, 3i Group Plc, Spain
Senior Partner, Emergia Partners, Spain
Partner, TeamOn Corporate Finance, Investment and Real Estate, Spain

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

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

STEFANO NASSINI

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Universita degli Studi di Macerata, Italy
PhD, Statistics, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

Career Experience
PhD Researcher, Department of Statistics and Operation Research, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Post-Doctoral Researcher, IESE Business School, Spain
Professor, IESEG School of Management, France

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MBA IN FINANCE 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

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