IDEC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra
MBA full time and part time:
15 Months of Intensive Learning
The MBA full time offers an accelerated, highly demanding learning process that ensures participants are fully prepared for a successful professional life.
UPF with its commitment to academic excellence guarantees a high quality programme providing content and tools with clear practical applications. In short, an MBA of exceptional quality aimed specifically at developing professional and personal capacities to further career potential.
Faculty Research and UPF Innovation
The MBA full time faculty is drawn from the top-ranked - fourth in the world by the Social Sciences Research Network in October 2006 - Department of Economics and Business and first class professionals from internationally renowned companies and institutions. Faculty research consistently appears at the top of European publication rankings. UPF's international reputation for teaching excellence and educational innovation has set the standard in several fields of study. MBA faculty combine talent in their respective academic fields with experience in the professional world to provide participants with a real view of business in the 21st century.
Programme participants learn to cope with the competitive job market and to personally manage their careers. Working with professional MBA coaches, participants define career goals and develop their practical skills in a series of management communication courses. Small class sizes, with a maximum of 25, allow participants close interaction with professors and an opportunity to learn from each other.
Skills In Action
The MBA programme gives participants an invaluable opportunity to put their classroom and personal skills into practise. With a team driven in-company project, opportunities for professional internships and individual projects, participants have ample opportunity to transform their newly acquired knowledge into viable practical experience.
A Truly International Experience
The MBA full time is a melting pot of academic, cultural and professional opportunities. There are people from more than 30 countries on campus, all with varied international exposure and intercultural experience. Participants get an international approach to the global reality. This is definitely an asset when companies are searching for managers with an international profile.
The IDEC-UPF campus is situated in the heart of Barcelona, which means that participants can experience everything the city has to offer: a first rate cultural and artistic heritage (museums, palaces, modern and historic architecture), an extensive range of tourist activities, numerous sports facilities (football, sea sports and all types of mountain activities, including skiing), and of course Barcelona’s fabulous nightlife.
International Seal of Quality
UPF is a full member of the most prestigious international management and education associations: EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), CLADEA (Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administración) and EUCEN (European Universities Continuing Education).