The business world is increasingly interconnected and international. Traditional MBA programs prepare students for many variances in potential career paths; however, some MBA students aspire to careers that are defined by their international or global perspective. This is where Global MBA programs offer an advantage.
Global MBA programs differ depending on where they are offered and how they are designed. Global MBA may also be called International MBA programs, but the two designators do not always mean the same thing. Generally, Global MBA programs can be broken into three categories: programs that give students the opportunity to study in multiple, international locations; programs that enroll a diverse cohort of international students; and programs that focus their curriculum on international business studies. Global MBA programs may include only one of these aspects or a combination of all three.
The advantages of a Global MBA depend on the abovementioned aspects. Programs that are hosted in several locations give students hands-on experience working within an international setting. They may also include language acquisition elements, or allow students to explore soft-skills like cultural sensitivity or intercultural communication. Programs that boast an international cohort give students a chance to work and learn in a diverse peer group, while programs with an international business curriculum allow students to specialize their knowledge.
If you would like to pursue an MBA program with an international aspect, a Global MBA program may offer the opportunities and resources that will advance your career. People who hold Global MBAs often aspire to positions as managers or leaders in multinational firms. Global MBA programs also offer the added benefit of a diverse and international alumni network that can give you access to a wide range of career opportunities.
To find the Global MBA that is right for you, use the list below to search for Global MBA programs around the world. You can “Read More” about each program and then contact directly the admissions office of the school of your choice by filling in the information form.
Our MBA proposes an international perspective. The program has drawn on the excellence of the French educational traditions in Groupe ESLSCA's French divisions (ESLSCA Business School is considered a Grande Ecole de Commerce) and has also integrated the best of business education in Europe, the USA and elsewhere in the world. The program constantly embraces the most relevant innovations and trends in business education and practice without submitting to management fads and fashions. [+]
Imperial's Global Online MBA is a two year, part-time programme delivered in a flexible online format, focuses on innovative thinking and new technology to deliver a practical curriculum. [+]
This program equips you with the analytical foundations and tools needed for the discipline and dealing with important practical issues in a finance centered career, preparing you for management positions in the fields of corporate finance, investment management and other managerial and financial fields. [+]
The NTU Global MBA (GMBA) program transforms young professionals into global leaders. Through our distinguished faculty members and guest speakers from a variety of industries, we are able to integrate theory with practice from an Asian perspective. By building on the foundation set by a solid curriculum, the Global MBA program is dedicated to cultivating the next generation’s entrepreneurs and innovators inspired to making a difference and being an influence in the world. [+]
Today’s fast-paced global marketplace requires business leaders to navigate the complexities of many cultures with business expertise. Acquire the skills and coaching you need to lead a multinational business in just two years’ time with the Kelley/Manchester Global MBA Program. [+]
This part-time MBA is delivered by US-based Kelley School of Business, a world-leader in the delivery of online MBAs, and Alliance Manchester Business School, a top 40 business school with six centres around the globe. Together, the schools offer a combined legacy of nearly 150 years of innovation in business and management education. [+]
This MBA in Global Banking is designed to secure a career in Mergers & Acquisition, Management/Finance Consulting, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Wealth Management, Private Banking, Investor Relations. [+]
The MBA in Global Financial Services emphasises on business awareness, proactive and logical thinking, research and critical analysis to help managers make sound strategic financial decisions on a global scale with the use of a powerful simulation tool to bring to life the world of the city trader. [+]
Our Global MBA is a full-time postgraduate program that provides insight into some of the latest and most innovative areas of business management, and focuses specifically on training students to appreciate, accept and adapt to different business and cultural environments, preparing them for a lifetime of decision-making and leadership. [+]
For those who are interested in a future career in this highly innovative area that requires fresh approaches and cross-disciplinary skills, this unique course is aimed at developing the potential of applicants from a variety of backgrounds such as fashion design, graphics, product management, journalism and media studies. [+]
Doshisha’s Global MBA, a two year, full-time MBA program, is truly unique with an international student body, three innovative focus areas, an emphasis on social responsibility, preparation for career opportunities in Japan and abroad, and a fantastic location. [+]
Global business in the 21st century can no longer rely on simple calculations of profit and share performance as the primary measure of success. With focus on sustainability, the Doshisha Global MBA guides students to explore and enquire beyond the established boundaries set by established theories and practices of global business and management to look beyond ‘business as usual’. As they grow into global-minded leaders, students will not only cover the breadth of standard MBA core subjects, but also develop deeper insights from the program’s three focus areas, and hone their analytical prowess through our program’s research thesis component.
The Global Business and Management Studies (Global MBA) Program ... [-]
MBA Global Business has been designed to provide graduates with expertise in strategy, marketing, leadership, finance, global human resource management, international business, internal trade and project management in an internal context. [+]
The Global Banking and Finance MBA is designed for professionals who aspire to a career in global banking and finance. It will guide you through management and technical skills, and develop you into a broadly knowledgeable professional, capable of performing at the top of the international banking and finance industry. [+]
The Global Green MBA program is particularly appropriate for young graduates who are interested in a master’s degree in business that addresses the challenging issues of environmental sustainability. [+]