The IMBA Program at Bar Ilan University
Why and how Coca Cola and Macdonald's became global symbols while other brands failed? What is glocalization? What is the best way to launch a product in an international market? How to manage a corporation that includes workers from different cultures?
In today's digital and global world, becoming a business leader is an ever demanding challenge. You can boost your career by attending a program that focuses greatly on doing business on an international level.
Bar Ilan University offers an International MBA track that aims to provide its students with skills to manage and conduct business on both domestic and global arenas. The program includes many classes regarding business fundamentals - economics, management, marketing and finance, and offers electives that focus on doing business in different parts of the world.
Students may participate in BIU's Mentor Program in which they will meet alumni, ask for their advice in career related subjects and make connections while studying. In addition, students are offered internship positions in Israeli and international companies.
The highlight of the program is probably the study trip to China, in which students get to visit different offices and factories and hear from Chinese professionals about their business experience in China and around the world.
This is a non-thesis track for a Master's degree. The program is designed to be completed in one year (three consecutive semesters). Classes are held once in the middle of the week (from noon) and on Fridays (until noon). During several weeks in the program, additional classes are held on another afternoon.
* Business Game
* Corporate Finance
* Organizational Behavior
* Cross-Cultural Negotiations
* Middle Eastern Economy
* International Marketing
* Business Leadership
* International Entrepreneurship
* International Business Law
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The Faculty at Bar Ilan University includes: a past director at the Ministry of Finance's Israeli Government Corporations Authority; a professor of information systems, who worked for Psagot Investment House and for Copernic; an expert on hi-tech entrepreneurship who worked in Israel, China and the US; a mathematician who is a past Fulbright Fellow who taught at Cornell and Northwestern; and others.
Candidates must submit transcripts of their undergraduate degree and have a GPA of 76 (2.8) or above. Furthermore, Applicants need to submit their GMAT scores (integrated reasoning and the essay are not required), two letters of recommendation and a personal essay.
Graduates receive an MBA from Bar Ilan University.