International Master in Business Administration [IMBA]
- Full Time
Update your career with our International MBA (IMBA).
The International MBA is a new, unique, and internationally recognised IMBA crafted by ESIC Business and Marketing School (ESIC), Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), Florida International University (FIU) and HEC Montréal. The programme is designed to enhance your management and leadership skills while strengthening your ability to face and solve complex challenges in an increasingly globalised environment.
Studying the IMBA you'll understand and master core concepts and methods in the application in business practiced in a digitalized and globalized worl economy.
Deal with complex issues both systematicallyand creatively in diverse and international context.
Frame business activities and decisions in etical and human values.
Operate effectively across borders in business and other international contexts.
The hybrid format allows you to personalize and make learning more flexible, through permanent "training". In the hybrid classroom model, technology is integrated as one more element of the learning process that guarantees the continuity of training at all times.
Specific skills that are essential to work in a professional position. These subjects provide students with the theoretical knowledge and the ability to use the necessary tools. Their "knowhow".
Skills that develop students’ professional profile by working on critical thinking, management skills in leadership, communication, teamwork, and ethics. These subjects raise students' awareness and provide them with the necessary elements to be a global and responsible citizen in their professional and personal life.
- Business strategy in global environments
- Business as a global and ethical citizen
- Innovation in a disruptive world
- Critical thinking and the art of decision-making
- Conscious leadership
- Persuasive communication
- International business management
- Emerging technologies for information systems
- Marketing by ESIC
- Digital business
- World market workshops
- Operations & project management
- Economic models and systems
- Financial analysis and stakeholder value. The triple bottom line
- Organisational culture and models
- Accounting for managers
- Organizational behavior
- Competitive strategy
- Corporate finance
- Strategic management
- Organization info systems
- Consumer analysis in emerging markets
- Corporate finance
- Enhancing talent and munging people
- Data Modeling for decision-making
- Chinese culture
- Chinese language
- Optional subjects SISU
- Strategic management II: strategic action
- Leveraging and managing digital technologies
- Organizational design: people, structure & culture
- Operations management
- Developing leadership HEC Challenge
This consists of an actual business project and that represents a challenge where the student must demonstrate that the learning objectives have been met and that all the skills acquired during the course have been put into practice.
Business plan or marketing plan for an existing business or product launch. The purpose of this project is to take participants onto the next stage of professional development while helping them to grow from a behavioral perspective. The project aims to enable students to:
- Take one of the key emerging themes identified during the program and apply it to a major business project within their own organization or business sector.
- Identify the skills and knowledge required to implement the business project successfully and assess their personal competence in these areas.
- Evaluate the success of the business project in the light of current knowledge on the topic.
- Evaluate their role within the project in terms of skills and behaviors. Participants will be encouraged to develop personal effectiveness through critical self-awareness and self-reflection.
- Globally-focused professionals to acquire the insight, expertise, networks, and mindset to become successful executives and managers in tomorrow’s business environment. This International MBA is for people looking for a truly international environment.
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PhD (c) in Organizational Behaviour and Master in Behavioural Research, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. PDG, IESE. Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Universidad de Valencia. Mass Market Division Director, Salerm Cosmetics. Former Marketing Director P&G Japan.
PhD (c), UCM. Master in Financial Markets. Instituto Español de Analistas Financieros & CEFA and CEVE European certifications. DEA Graduate in Business and Administration, UCM and CUNEF. Managing Partner, Think Creative Spain, an US consulting firm. In charge of new business model diagnosis and valuation. Chairman of the Chapter of Firm Valuation Analyst, Instituto Español de Analistas Financieros (IEAF). Former BBVA Executive at Corporate Risk analysis, Equity Research and Valuation and New business models analysis and implementation. Co-author of the book “B2S -Big to Small“ about how to implement the state of the art big corporations growth strategies to medium and small companies.
PADE, IESE. Bachelor Degree in Economics, Universidad Complutense. CEO Cione Grupo de Ópticas. Former CEO of the Executive Aviation Business Unit, Gestar.
PhD in Management Studies, School of Management, Cranfield University. Bachelor Degree in Economics and Business Administrations, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Zaragoza, Spain. Educator & Speaker. Director Learning4Performance. Senior Associate University of Cambridge& Cranfield.
PhD and Bachelor Degree in Physics, Universidad Complutense. Executive MBA, IE. Founding partner Corporacion Patiberica. Owner of eight industrial patents currently in use.
PhD in Economics, Universidad Complutense. PDD, Harvard University. MBA, Kellogg School of Management. Bachelor Degree in Economics and Business Administration, ICADE. Associate Chair of International Development, ESIC. Former Marketing, Communication, and Institutional Relations Director at Acciona, and Marketing Director at Coca Cola.
PhD in Management, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. DDG, IESE. Bachelor Degree in Management, ICADE. LLB Law, ICADE. Former Marketing Director at P&G, Pepsico, and Gonzalez Byass. Author of “Consumering” ESIC (2007) and “Reset & Reload” ESIC (2011).
MBA, IE. Master in Marketing, ESEM. Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. Partner Director of Señales de Humo.
PhD (c) in Startups-Organizational Behavior. Degree and Specialist in Industrial Psychology - Human Resources; Complutense University Madrid. MITB Academic programme Coordination at ESIC. Serial entrepreneur and former CEO; Jobssy.com. Former EMEA Human Resources Director; Stryker, Mexx, WSS, and Business-HR Consultant in Arthur Andersen.
PhD in Applied Economics and Marketing, La Sorbonne.Post-Doctoral studies, Columbia University and IESE.Honours Degrees (2) in Economics and Marketing, La Sorbonne. Author of “CEOs as Leaders and Strategy Designers”. Managing Director of Global Born.
PhD in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University. Bachelor Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University. Former special adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on the European Communities responsible for regional policy and the structural funds. Honorary Jean Monnet Reader in European integration, University of Bath. Convenor and a trustee, John Stuart Mill Institute.
Acting training with Harold Guskin and Gene Frankel, New York City. Advanced scene study with Elaine Strich, The Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting, New York City. Former director, actor, playwright and founder of own theatre company, New York City. Cheek by Jowl Young Directors and Designers Summer School, London/Oxford. Founder of Theatre for the People, artistic director and acting coach, Madrid. 14 years of acting coach experience with more than 90 productions directed.
PhD in Financial Economics, University of New Orleans. Master in Financial Economics, University of New Orleans. MBA, Clemson University. Bachelor Degree in Finance, Wingate University. Member of Financial Management Association (FMA) and Asian Finance Association (AFA), among others; Former Training Consultant, Hilton Hotels and Anantara Resort.
PhD in Economics and Business, European University of Madrid. PDD, IESE. Master in Auditing, Camara de Comercio de Madrid. Master in Financial Management, CESEM. Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, ICADE. Bachelor Degree in Law, Universidad de Deusto. Director of Information Technology and Chief Digital Officer, Grupo Leche Pascual.
Master in Applied Economics, The American University. Bachelor Degree in Economics, Universidad de Buenos Aires. General Manager of Consulta Abierta. Former member of the Board at the IMF. Consultant with the World Bank, the European Commission and the IMF.
PhD in English and American Literature, Nanjing University. Master in English and American Literature, Nanjing University. Bachelor Degree in English Language and Literature, Beijing Foreign Studies University. Recipient of the “China’s New Academic Star” (issued by the Chinese Ministry of Education) and the “Top Ten Most liked Professors” awards.
PhD in Human Resource Management, Kent State University. MBA, The University of Hong Kong. Researcher sponsored by the Sino-EU Higher Education Collaborated Research Programme on Consumer Protection in the EU.
PhD and Master in English Studies, Shanghai International Studies University. Bachelor Degree in English Studies, Anqing Teachers College.
PhD in US Diplomatic Studies and Strategic Communication, Master in International Relations and Bachelor Degree in English Language and Literature, Shanghai International Studies University. Executive Director of the Trade Union, Director of the Women Working Committee and Deputy Director of the Institute of Intercultural Communication, Shanghai International Studies University. Member of the Academic committee of the China International Public Relations Association. Author of “Strategic Communication: A Study of American International Image building in the Middle-east in the Post Cold War Era”, Shishi Press (2008).
PhD in Mathematics, Sichuan University. Master in Mathematics, Guangxi University. Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Nanchang University. Vice Chairman of the Disabled Association of Guangdong Province. Vice Chairman of the Chinese Scientific Decision Making Association, Director of Guangdong Economics Association, Independent Director of Fenghua High Tech Corporation.
Ph.D. in Financial Economics. Associate Professor of Finance. Previously worked for JP Morgan Chase and Millennium Partners Hedge Fund.
Ph.D. in Finance. Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance. Previously an Investment Banker and Financial Services Stock Research Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to this, she was a stockbroker at Scotia McLeod and Merrill Lynch.
International Finance Ph.D. in Business Administration. Certified Public Accountant and Professor of Accounting.
PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Associate Professor in the Department of Global Leadership and Management and Faculty Director of the International MBA program.
Ph.D. in Business Administration. Professor in the Department of Marketing & Logistics. Previously the Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Chair of Marketing Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.