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Curriculum

This MBA is structured around 27 courses, each with 25 hours of workload, and one capstone project with 40 hours of workload. We structured the MBA to be completed in approximately two years, with three terms per academic year. Please find the list of courses below:

Essentials

  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Communication Principles for Leaders
  • Leadership and Disruption
  • Organizations
  • Strategy
  • Career Management
  • Economics
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Operations Management

Deep Dive

  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Leading Transformation
  • Valuation and Strategic Finance Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Governance and Sustainability
  • Negotiation
  • Innovation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Legal
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Management

Future Studies

  • Disruptive Technology and Impact for the Future
  • Models and Frameworks for Future Oriented View: Delphi
  • Models and Frameworks for Future Oriented View: Scenario planning I
  • Models and Frameworks for Future Oriented View: Scenario planning II
  • Models and Frameworks for Future Oriented View: Systems Dynamics
  • Corporate Foresight

Capstone project

When you graduate, you’ll be able to:

  • Analyze the external environment in which your organization is inserted, considering aspects of the macroenvironment (political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal) and sectoral environment (consumers/customers, suppliers, current and new competitors), identifying the future facts relevant to your business.
  • Learn how to work with teams in business contexts.
  • Create and implement strategic plans.
  • Create and implement marketing plans.
  • Apply quantitative methods of future studies, based on available historical data and different tools that will be taught.
  • Apply qualitative methods of future studies, identifying among the tools taught in the course the one(s) most appropriate to your problem or to better support your decision.
  • Know the main future trends and technologies that will impact careers, business, and your country in the future.
  • Define the impacts of future trends in your organizations, considering corporate foresight as a tool for generating value.
  • Make management decisions in different sectors and areas of activity.

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Program Length

Schedule breakdown:

YearTerm 1Term 2Term 3
Year 1Five courses 10 hours per week of workload (2 courses simultaneously) Five courses 10 hours per week of workload (2 courses simultaneously)Four courses 10 hours per week of workload (2 courses simultaneously)
Year 2Five courses 10 hours per week of workload (2 courses simultaneously)Five courses 10 hours per week of workload (2 courses simultaneously)Three courses + Capstone 10 hours per week of workload (2 courses simultaneously + Capstone)

Flexibility

The schedule proposed above is a suggestion for evenly pacing your studies for the MBA. You can adjust the pace according to your availability.

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  • Save and submit quizzes offline
  • View text transcripts of lecture videos
  • Take notes directly in the app
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