Master of Business Administration

A MBA or Master of Business Administration is a post graduate educational program created for professionals. The program attracts students from all educational back grounds. The program often have core subjects which is designed to give the students an introduction to several aspects of business. These subjects can be accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and operations management.

There are several types of MBA programs. The basic types are:

  • Two-year (Full Time) MBA programs
  • Accelerated MBA programs
  • Part-time MBA programs
  • Executive MBA (EMBA) programs
  • Distance learning MBA
  • Dual MBA
I would recommend you to look at several business schools to find a program that will suit your need best.

A MBA program could look like this. This specific program is taken from EADA Business School in Barcelona. The school offers trimesters and these programs can be done in one year.

1st semester

Managerial skills
Professional Development I (Foundations)
Professional Development II (Effective Business Communication)
Professional Development III (Negotiation Skills)

Core courses

Business Analysis and Planning
Business Life Cycle I (New Business and Growth)
Strategic Management
Managerial Economics I
Human Resources Management
Marketing Management I
Operations Management

2nd semester

Managerial skills
Professional Development IV (Managing Oneself & Others)
Professional Development V (Leading People & Teams)Core courses
Business Life Cycle II (Consolidation and Business Efficiency)
Managerial Economics II
Financial Decision Making
Strategic Implementation
Management Control
Management of Information Systems
Marketing Management II
Marketing Plan
Marketing Simulator
Corporate Finance Strategy
Working Capital Management

3rd semester

Organisational Design, Development and Change
Business Excellence
Trends in International Marketing
Luxury Branding
Personal Finances and Investment Decisions
Venture Capital and Corporate Finance
Hedging Business Risks
Developing the Leader in You

Final Class Project