Master in Business Administration (MBA)

General

Program Description

The Masters in Business Administration MBA is a programme for recent graduates which provides young professionals with a global view of business management and the opportunity to begin their professional career (through the internship (work based learning) that CESTE provides to all of its students who aren’t already working). The programme provides a solid base of knowledge, tools, and competencies in the different areas of a business so that the young professional gains a sense of versatility which is fundamental in businesses today, while also allowing the professional, in their current job, to put into practice as much as possible their learning and acquired knowledge.

The Masters in Business Administration MBA is a programme for recent graduates which provides young professionals with a global view of business management and the opportunity to begin their professional career (through the internship (work-based learning) that CESTE provides to all of its students who aren’t already working). The programme provides a solid base of knowledge, tools, and competencies in the different areas of a business so that the young professional gains a sense of versatility which is fundamental in businesses today, while also allowing the professional, in their current job, to put into practice as much as possible their learning and acquired knowledge.

CESTE, from its experience in designing and delivering MBA programmes and from its understanding of the labour market, designed the Professional MBA which is a Master in Business Administration so that the participant can achieve it while also following an internship (work-based learning).

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Who is this for?

The Master’s in Business Administration is specially designed for graduates from Universities and Business Schools who wish to combine a post-graduate degree with an internship (work-based learning). It is also accessible for those over 25 years of age without a university degree and who can prove they have credible and equivalent experience in business.

In this programme, we tackle the business world as a whole, globally and comprehensively, training students in the intersectionality of knowledge, techniques, and behaviours that take part in the decision-making processes of any professional who currently or in the future will occupy a position of responsibility in a company.

Objectives

The goals of the programme are:

  • To cultivate a strategic mentality to allow one to adapt to the new dynamic, competitive, and uncertain environments that current businesses operate within today.
  • To develop a capacity for leadership and teamwork.
  • To improve and strengthen capacity for analysis and creative decision making.
  • To acquire and consolidate knowledge.
  • To train in the application of the most advanced management techniques through a highly practical methodology and based on tried and true experience.
  • To make a compatible internship (work-based learning) via the ‘Club de Empresas CESTE’ which allows students who are not currently working to start an active professional experience during a period of 12 months with the possibility of being hired afterwards.
  • To enable a rapid integration into the workforce and prepare the student to gain short-term positions of responsibility.

Contents

The programme covers each and every one of the areas of business related with management and administration: Marketing, Finances, Human Resources, Production, Logistics, Quality Management, Business Organization, General Management, Information systems, etc.

Likewise, subjects are studied such as Economics, Labour Law, Quantitative Research Techniques, Preparation and Presentation of Reports, Decision Making, etc., the understanding of which are fundamental to any manager.

The Programme structure is unit-based, which guarantees maximum learning in each of the different areas. In this way, students ‘experiment’ with each of the different areas or departments in a company.

Professional Career Path

CESTE- Escuela Internacional de Negocios, through its ‘Servicio de Desarrollo Profesional’, has ‘Convenios de Colaboración’ (Collaboration contracts) for the advancement of internship (work-based learning) of those students who are enrolled in the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in the most important companies in the Aragonese world of business, the large part of which belong to the ‘Club de Empresas CESTE’.

The goal is to promote the presence of CESTE students within companies, with positions that develop their quality internship (work-based learning) and has prospects for the future.

Official British Degree

At CESTE we follow the British educational model, in accordance with QAA standards (The UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education) and supervised by the University of Gales (University of Wales). This model guides both the design and renovation of our modules and classes, as well as our educational innovation, always seeking new means and methods of teaching more effectively.

In accordance with the British educational model, our methodology is:

  • Dynamic and constantly revised.
  • Innovative, applying the latest educational trends such as management simulations, design thinking, or role-playing.
  • Practical in order for our students to develop their own understanding, procedures, and work styles.
  • Personalized, centred around small groups and attentive to the abilities and uniqueness of each student.
  • An authentic personal experience that encourages students to develop their greatest potential.
  • Modern, making use of the latest methodological trends () and current technologies and their possibilities (each student receives a laptop and the beginning of their degree program as a work tool).

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Field(s) of Specialization

Business Management and Administration

In recent years, the changes (and challenges) of business management have been tremendous. The possibilities created by the globalization internationalization of business add to the opportunities generated by innovation and the application of various new technologies, especially the digital world, both to create new business as well as radically transform existing business.

In that context, full of possibilities and uncertainties, within our field of Business Administration and management, we design and continually renew our educational programs to offer you a solid base of knowledge, tools, and experiences as close to the real-world as possible in order to help give you a leg up on your professional career.

Internships and Professional Development

All of our university student programmes, both undergraduate and Masters, include the possibility of taking a business internship during the course of their studies for the development of professional career plans. Additionally, you can do an international internship if you so choose.

International students

For international students, it is necessary to have a minimum of a B1 level of Spanish to enrol in their first course. In the event that you do not already have that level of Spanish, the university offers the possibility of enrolling in an intensive Spanish language course to obtain the required certification. Once completed the student will be prepared to pass a B2 level exam from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Degrees

Official British Degree

Master in Business Administration

University of Wales

Titulación propia

Máster en Dirección de Empresas

CESTE, Escuela Internacional de Negocios

The European Diploma supplement can be added to the degree. It is a document added to the degree that certifies the student’s training in order to be understood in comparison to the degrees of any other member state of the European Union, in accordance with the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

Last updated April 2019

About the School

At CESTE, Escuela Internacional de Negocios, we offer you a different kind of educational model. For university students: official undergraduate and Master’s degrees framed by the best educational mod ... Read More

At CESTE, Escuela Internacional de Negocios, we offer you a different kind of educational model. For university students: official undergraduate and Master’s degrees framed by the best educational model in the world—the British. For professionals and executives: important and prestigious certifications, executive programmes and coaching services for you to overcome the next challenge in your professional career. Read less