Master in Business Management 2018-05-03T14:49:50+00:00
20 spots available for October 2018

Exceed your potential with a Master in Business Management

that values vision, ethics and internationalisation

ESEI’s Master in Business Management programme, accredited by the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), lays the foundations of a successful career in ethical business management, teaching you the principles of company organisation and administration.

Take the plunge and further your understanding of leadership and modern management practices in organisations of all sizes. You will enhance your knowledge of economic, financial and legal concepts and study interdisciplinary management strategy, going in depth into topics such as human resources, sales management, global markets, and innovation.

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Accredited by
UCAM



60
ECTS


100% in
English


Full time
Evening classes
18:30 – 21:30


October / February
Intakes


Tuition
8.800€

<div class="post-content"> <h2 style="text-align: center;" class="card-details" data-fontsize="35" data-lineheight="30">Conceptual Objectives</h2> <ul style="list-style-type: square;"> <li>To understand how companies work as organisations and learn about the fundamentals of company management and administration</li> <li>To study in depth the most successful management strategies and visions</li> <li>To understand both the basic and technical concepts of the economic, financial and legal aspects of business</li> <li>To analyse different business management areas and learn how interdisciplinary strategies are applied to marketing and sales management, human resources management, logistics, innovation and internationalisation</li> </ul> <h2 style="text-align: center;" class="card-details" data-fontsize="35" data-lineheight="30">Applied Objectives</h2> <ul> <li>To master the personal and professional skills necessary to successfully manage a project, team or company</li> <li>To develop a long-term strategic corporate vision, management and coordination skills in all business areas while always respecting the principles of corporate social responsibility</li> <li>To understand the two dimension of a company: internal (knowing how to manage strategy) and external (understanding its promotion, financing and international expansion)</li> <li>To work with case studies in order to learn about the professional standards in the sector and to improve related aptitudes</li> <li>To promote the good practices of teamwork, international vision, interdisciplinary practice and problem solving</li> <li>To become a member of a network of classmates, tutors, faculty members and experts in corporate strategy, which will allow the development of the new contacts necessary to grow and develop personally and professionally</li> </ul> </div>

<div class="post-content"> <h2 class="card-details" style="text-align: center;" data-fontsize="35" data-lineheight="30">Professional development pathways</h2> <p style="text-align: left;">ESEI graduates go on to lead a great variety of successful careers, from professional skateboarders to company CEO´s.<br> Here are the most typical career paths which follow on from a masters in Business Management:</p> <ul> <li style="text-align: left;">General and departmental management</li> <li style="text-align: left;">Administrative-financial management</li> <li style="text-align: left;">Operations, production and logistics</li> <li style="text-align: left;">Strategy and planning</li> <li style="text-align: left;">Economic control and management</li> <li style="text-align: left;">Consulting, assessment and internationalisation</li> <li style="text-align: left;">Management of human resources</li> </ul> </div>

<div class="post-content"> <h2 class="card-details" style="text-align: center;" data-fontsize="35" data-lineheight="30">FALL SEMESTER</h2> <p><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style></p><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-1"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-1" data-target="#c45120b49788da244" href="#c45120b49788da244"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Management Immersion Module</div></a></h4></div><div id="c45120b49788da244" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content">All new masters students will take this module before beginning the core courses. These serve as refresher courses for someone who has been out of school for some time or as courses which help to acquaint you with the central and essential aspects of the subjects on which you will build and diversify during the masters. The module includes the following courses:<p></p> <ul> <li>Principles of finance</li> <li>Principles of marketing</li> <li>Principles of management</li> <li>Principles of operations&nbsp;</li></ul></div></div></div></div></div><br> <style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-2"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-2" data-target="#c4542c67dfabdeeb3" href="#c4542c67dfabdeeb3"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Professional skills module</div></a></h4></div><div id="c4542c67dfabdeeb3" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content">All continuing masters students will take this module to prepare for their final thesis and defence, which are both at the end of this final semester. the module also contains a session on communication skills- the giving and receiving of feedback in particular &ndash; to support and enhance the open peer-assessment on the masters programmes. <li>Communication Skills</li> <li>Professional Development </li></div></div></div></div></div> <p><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style></p><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-3"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-3" data-target="#918a51a52b5a9a9f9" href="#918a51a52b5a9a9f9"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Management and Leadership (5.5 ECTS)</div></a></h4></div><div id="918a51a52b5a9a9f9" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Business Organisations and Management</li> <li>Leadership</li> <li>Lean Management</li> </ul> <p>This module examines the fundamentals of lean management. The student will discuss good lean management techniques in the context of defining and attaining goals and targets. The individual stages of goal development and realization are examined and recommended approaches are considered. Learn how to develop and execute a lean management system.</p> <ul> <li>Project Management</li> </ul> <p>This module approaches Project Management in a systematic way, to equip students with the approaches recommended by the Project Management Institute (PMI), from scope management and time management to communicating projects to your team.</p></div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-4"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-4" data-target="#67850e584342f9ef5" href="#67850e584342f9ef5"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Strategy and Environment (9.5 ECTS)</div></a></h4></div><div id="67850e584342f9ef5" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Macroeconomic theory</li> </ul> <p>This module aims to introduce students to modern macroeconomic analysis of economic fluctuations and growth by looking at fiscal, monetary, labour market, exchange rate and balance of payment and trade policy issues, as well as the impact of government policy on business.</p> <ul> <li>Strategy formulation and implementation</li> </ul> <p>We develop an understanding of how businesses and organizations design and adapt their organisational strategy to gain competitive advantage. Having the best strategic plan in the world is for nothing if the implementation goes badly. In this module we look at the crucial steps including how to manage the organisational change which comes with strategy implementation.</p></div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-5"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-5" data-target="#543229c6715c8c434" href="#543229c6715c8c434"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Technology in Business (2 ECTS)</div></a></h4></div><div id="543229c6715c8c434" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Technology in Business Organisation&nbsp;</li></ul></div></div></div></div></div> <p><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style></p><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-6"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-6" data-target="#73078b18c6ad6c406" href="#73078b18c6ad6c406"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Professional communication skills (5.5 ECTS)</div></a></h4></div><div id="73078b18c6ad6c406" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Negotiation Skills</li> </ul> <p>The aim of this course is to help the student understand and control emotions through a system of decision-based negotiation. It teaches us how to ignore the siren call of the final result, which we can’t really control, and focus instead on the activities and behaviour that we can and must control in order to negotiate with the pros.</p> <ul> <li>Presentation Skills</li> <li>Conflict Resolution</li> </ul> <p>The module aims to introduce current thinking and practice in the field of conflict resolution, conflict management and conflict transformation, including conflict prevention and peace-building. Can conflicts be prevented, and how are they brought to an end? Is it possible to deal with the root causes of conflict?</p></div></div></div></div></div><br> <strong>Total 22,5 ECTS + 7,5 ECTS for Project work</strong><p></p> <h2 class="card-details" style="text-align: center;" data-fontsize="35" data-lineheight="30">SPRING SEMESTER</h2> <p><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style></p><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-7"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-7" data-target="#bdbefefaa148439c5" href="#bdbefefaa148439c5"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">International Business Management</div></a></h4></div><div id="bdbefefaa148439c5" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>International Human Resources Management</li> </ul> <p>IHRM deals with the complex world of managing expatriate assignments, and working with systems of reward, incentive, job design, recruitment and selection across a myriad of cultural complexities; both national and organisational. This module looks at what they key issues are involved.</p> <ul> <li>Cross cultural management</li> </ul> <p>As culture is a complex area, this module does not seek to be all things to all people. Instead, it examines the influence of cultural factors on the organization and its management, and helps students to develop, through a reflective and interactional process, their intercultural communicative competence.</p> <ul> <li>Production and Operations</li> </ul> <p>Operations and operations management are of strategic importance to an organization. Modern business organisations must be on point in terms of mass customization, lean production, agile manufacturing and customer-centric provision, and this module looks at how these processes work and how they facilitate an agile and efficient business strategy.</p> <ul> <li>Business Canvas Modelling</li> </ul> <p>This module is taught by a seasoned entrepreneur and intrapreneur, who looks at a canvas tool which can help better understand the priorities and consequences which influence decision making as you embark on your start-up or project, and help you see where the weaknesses are in your plan before you get started.</p> <p></p></div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-8"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-8" data-target="#949f10a2f04cdab8c" href="#949f10a2f04cdab8c"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Financial management</div></a></h4></div><div id="949f10a2f04cdab8c" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>International Financial Statement Analysis</li> </ul> <p>This module acquaints you with the essentials of International Financial Reporting Standards and looks at how to understand key aspects of financial statements, such as balance sheets and cash flow Statements and to evaluate their quality for decision-making purposes.</p> <ul> <li>Budgeting and Controlling</li> </ul> <p>This module looks at budget forecasting and detailed financial analysis for effective budget management.</p> <p></p></div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-9"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-9" data-target="#f74b43341d9da2b31" href="#f74b43341d9da2b31"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Industrial services-outsourcing</div></a></h4></div><div id="f74b43341d9da2b31" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content">We are all aware of the increasing interconnections in today´s world, but to what extent are we equipped to deal with it? Students entering the business world will invariably come into contact with offshoring and outsourcing situations, which are some of the key drivers in today’s globalized world. This module helps to equip students on what is involved in handling such situations. </div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-10"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-10" data-target="#1253397bd929d416e" href="#1253397bd929d416e"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Digital business</div></a></h4></div><div id="1253397bd929d416e" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Setting up a website &ndash; The end user experience</li> </ul> <p>This is not a web-design module, but focuses on the interaction with the web designer. In setting up a business, we know a website is necessary, but what do we ask the designer for? A good web designer can help, but we must understand what we need the website to do, and how it complements and supports our brand. This module is extremely practical and will help business owners and entrepreneurs know what to ask for and how to deal with web developers.</p> <ul> <li>SEM and SEO</li> </ul> <p>This is not a course for webmasters, but rather for those who need to understand how to create content for their site and associated social media platforms in a way which will get them noticed by search engines, and increase their visibility. As we better understand SEM &amp; SEO and social media within the overall framework of digital business applications, we can focus more on inbound marketing, and gather valuable granular data about our customers</p></div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-11"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-11" data-target="#030e62501c629746c" href="#030e62501c629746c"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">PR, social Media and Brand communication</div></a></h4></div><div id="030e62501c629746c" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Business ethics and corporate communications</li> </ul> <p>Sustainability is, or should be, the guiding principle of any business which hopes to last, and contribute to the world in a positive way. This module looks at the philosophy and psychology involved in ethical decision-making, and moves on to look at consequentiality thinking writ-large: CSR and corporate citizenship, and how to communicate these core strategies in a way which fits the brand and hits the mark.</p> <ul> <li>Public Relations</li> </ul> <p>This module will evaluate the strategic role of PR in both the creation and management of organisational reputation and image. It will pay particular attention to the impact of new media technologies on the world of spin, image and relationships.</p> <ul> <li>Social media and community management</li> </ul> <p></p></div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-12"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="#accordion-13720-12" data-target="#78d8d75d7219f649f" href="#78d8d75d7219f649f"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Innovation</div></a></h4></div><div id="78d8d75d7219f649f" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Innovation &amp; design thinking</li> </ul> <p>Disruptive products or processes can bring great success, and Innovation is possible everywhere, no matter what people tell you. This module helps us put to rest the expression “if it isn´t broken, don´t fix it”, by examining the customer journey in their interaction with real life products and brands, and identifying where innovation may be made. This approach is practical and be applied to any product or service and lead to to…who knows?</p> <p></p></div></div></div></div></div><style type="text/css" scoped="scoped"> }</style><div class="accordian fusion-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-13720-13"></div></div><div class="accordian fusion-accordian fusion-single-accordian"><div class="panel-group" id="accordion-9"><div class="fusion-panel panel-default"><div class="panel-heading"><h4 class="panel-title toggle" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="24"><a data-toggle="collapse" data-parent="accordian-9" data-target="#a7f6541cea408acf5" href="#a7f6541cea408acf5"><div class="fusion-toggle-icon-wrapper"><i class="fa-fusion-box"></i></div><div class="fusion-toggle-heading">Career development</div></a></h4></div><div id="a7f6541cea408acf5" class="panel-collapse collapse "><div class="panel-body toggle-content"><p></p> <ul> <li>Careers skills</li> </ul> <p>This module focuses on you and your path ahead. After reflecting on the things we really want from a career and where our passion lies, we take time to hone your personal brand both online and offline; looking at interview and networking techniques to carve out that path for yourself.</p> <p></p></div></div></div></div></div><p></p> </div>

Methodology
Ruth
RuthNash
Ruth comes with extensive experience in business administration, operations and general management positions in multinationals in services and in the direct sales industry for companies such as Deloitte.

Daniel
DanielPascual
After working for Altair Management Consultants, he continued his career as an Executive coach and executive trainer for companies such as the Boston Consulting Group, Santander UK, Reebok and many more.

Marcos
MarcosGarcía Cuadra
After working as a human resources consultant for organizations such as Deloitte and Doctors without borders, he founded a coaching and training company; The Passion Generation.

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The Master Programme in Business Management is equivalent to 60 ECTS Credits at level 7 on the European Qualifications framework. The MBA is equivalent to 120 ECTS at level 7 on the European Qualifications Framework. Credits issued by the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM).