The ESADE MBA forges next-generation leaders with the courage to ask difficult questions. Disruptive thinkers who don’t just adapt to change, but drive it. Who open a path that others can follow. Creactivists – creative activists – with the flexibility to find insights and the rigour to deliver results. A different kind of learning experience that will amplify your talents, expand your abilities and accelerate your career.
You will learn to be a creactivist by focusing on the 4Cs of critical skills and competencies: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaborative Leadership and Communication Skills. The 4Cs of fundamental core skills have been refined by top recruiters and expert faculty. During the first three terms of the programme, you’ll develop them as part of three connected phases:
1. Awareness: Develop in-depth knowledge of the business environment – and of your own capabilities
2. Create & Innovate: Learn to create and innovate using the strengths you explored in phase 1, discovering opportunities within disruption.
3. Transform: Turn ideas into action. Transform yourself, lead your team and take your company beyond what was previously possible.
Besides, The ESADE MBA is designed for maximum flexibility. You can tailor the programme’s length, contents and focus so it is always a perfect fit for your goals.
Other reasons to choose the ESADE MBA?
ESADE Business School is internationally recognised for the excellent standard of its MBA programmes and is accredited by the world's three most respected management education organisations: AACSB International, the EQUIS accreditation from the EFMD and the British Association of MBAs (AMBA).
Accreditation: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB
Rankings: 1st MBA in Europe for Women & 20th in the World (FT Global MBA Ranking 2018), 8th Best European Business School (Financial Times 2017).
Type of Programme: Full-time MBA 12, 15 or 18-month MBA
Starting Dates: One intake per year, September 2019
Application Deadlines: 2 Oct 2018, 27 Nov 2018, 15 Jan 2019, 12 Feb 2019, 5 Mar 2019, 9 Apr 2019, 21 May 2019 and 4 Jun 2019 (last one for EU Residents only and subject to spaces remaining on the programme).
Number of nationalities (Class of 2019): 51
Latin America: 29%
Middle East: 4%
USA & Canada: 13%
Men/Women Ratio: 71% / 29%
Average Age: 29
Humanities/Social Sciences: 5%
Sciences & Healthcare: 4%
Length of Work Experience: 5.7 years on average.
University Undergraduate Degree, equivalent to Bachelors Degree.
GMAT or GRE Admissions Test and English certificate: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificate (if not native English speaker).
Work experience: 2 years minimum.
Number of References: 2
Interviews: 2 (by invitation only)
Application fees: €135 Tuition fees: Full-time MBA: Total compulsory expenses €68,500 Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: €22,200 per year