In today’s increasingly globalized world, knowing how to manage companies that operate outside of their native country is becoming a vital importance. This makes the aspects of Business Administration more multiplex. The MBA in International Business in Barcelona is an advanced program that shapes students personally and professionally. The MBA is one of the most pioneering international business programs in Spain taught in English which has altered the very way business is taught, educating accountable, innovative, world leaders able to meet and exceed current demand.
The MBA in International Business in Barcelona holds sustainable practices and business ethics as a top priority. The master in business administration program focuses on promoting entrepreneurship, strong leadership, and innovative problem solving skills. GBSB Global utilizes the most state-of-the-art, innovative teaching methods, case studies, situational analysis, simulation games and hands-on workshops that challenge students to grow, giving them the competitive edge over their peers and future business associates.
The MBA in International Business in Barcelona focuses on managerial and analytical methods, such as operations management, accounting, economics, politics and strategic management.
MBA in International Business
SEP | JAN | APR
Full Time | Daytime
International Faculty with
Company Visits &
Students from More than
70 Different Countries
An Extensive Offering
of Elective Courses
Career Opportunities with
Applicable on a Global Scale
RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS
Fully accredited by ASIC approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA
MBA Program is Accredited by the European Council for Business Education
Ranked as Tier One in the Global MBA Rankings in CEO Magazine
The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education
Listed among the Best Business School in Spain by Forbes
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
SHARPEN YOUR LEADERSHIP & MANAGERIAL EXPERTISE:
Learn how to inspire associates and staff leading by example, navigating diverse cultures and reaping success by gaining respect and inciting diligence from teams at home and abroad.
ACQUIRE A GLOBAL MARKET FRAME OF REFERENCE:
Develop the proficiency to navigate international markets, foreign and domestic trade, and the diverse legal realm in business.
REALIZE EFFECTIVE INTERCULTURAL BUSINESS PRACTICES:
Gain the cultural empathy and understanding needed in business administration to implicitly communicate and collaborate in multinational settings.
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.
PROCURE PRACTICAL CAREER INSIGHT:
Earn a MBA in International Business in Barcelona and learn how to strategize and negotiate successfully using case studies, debates, and projects that simulate situations and obstacles managers face on the international stage today.
Take a stand on your future by earning a MBA in International Business in Barcelona and elevate your career to the next level. There are a wide range of career development resources available at GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona. With such a diverse student body, learn from your peers and grow from professional workshops and corporate presentations on campus lead by industry leaders. Ask to learn more about our career evaluation assessments.
AIZAT KALBERGENOVA, Kazakhstan
"We used the case study approach often throughout the program, and it was very useful and applicable to the real business world. Every class was practical, focused on current trends in business today. The multicultural environment provided another level of learning in which we gained a wealth of insight from. Situated in the center of Barcelona, the school provided us with various opportunities to attend and participate in industry events and conferences across the city and the surrounding region. Sponsored school events helped further expand our communication skills, made us more open-minded, and increased our cultural intelligence."
GBSB Global Alumna, Class of 2016
All You Need to Get Ready
- Microsoft Excel (Training for Certification)
- Self-awareness Workshop
- Stress & Conflict Management Workshop
- Spanish for Beginners (optional)
- 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 Negotiations & 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
MBA in International Business
3 courses from this list:
Agile Methodologies & Design Thinking
Design and Creation of E-Commerce, Doing Business in Europe
The Economics of Asia
Doing Business in Russia and CIS
Doing Business in China
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.
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TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MBA IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:
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
Proof of Proficiency in the English Language:
- English as a native language;
- TOEFL - Minimum score: 213 (computer based), 79/93 (internet based), or 550 (paper based);
- IELTS - Minimum score: 6.5;
- Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Minimum score: C1;
- English as the language of instruction during previous studies in the formal educational system;
- Internal English level testing at GBSB Global.
Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents
Enrolment Fee (Paid upon Admission)
Annual Administrative Fee
Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)
Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)
Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)
Due at the time of program acceptance
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.
If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee is applied as per Terms and Conditions.
Payments are accepted online or by bank transfers (commission charges may apply).
Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.