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Advantages of studying an MBA at the UIE

Globalization and the dissemination of knowledge have generated new challenges. One of them is to stand out in an increasingly challenging and competitive job market. With this in mind, studying an MBA can make a difference.

According to the consulting firm Hamilton Global Intelligence, 93% of MBA graduates achieve jobs with salaries 20% higher than the average in their country. This information has been verified in more than 120 academic institutions in Spain and the United States. Therefore, studying an MBA is a valuable option if you want to improve your professional future.

At UIE we offer an MBA for professionals who They want to be agents of change. Our program is designed to delve deeper into the main areas of business management, and thus become a complete professional.

If you want to know the advantages of studying an MBA, we invite you to continue reading this article.

What is an MBA?

Known by its acronym in English, an MBA is aMaster in Business Administration and Management. This is an educational program that provides advanced training in business management and direction.

This specialization provides a complete and detailed vision of the different areas of a company. Additionally, it focuses on the most current and innovative business models and management practices.

An MBA will give you knowledge in the following areas:

  • Management
  • Economy
  • Information Technology
  • Strategy Direction
  • Competency

The MBA lasts one academic year. This translates into a total of 60 ECTS credits.

It is important to know that no prior training or degree related to the business world is necessary. Any student who has a university degree can pursue an MBA, regardless of the academic branch she has previously studied.

What are the positions occupied by MBA graduates?

Without a doubt, an MBA can mark a before and after in your professional career. Some positions held by MBA graduates are the following:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) 
  • Director of Communication
  • Digital Business Director

This program is designed for the professionals of the future. Therefore, it offers complete training that addresses both the acquisition of solid business knowledge and adequate human development.

What are the advantages of studying an MBA at UIE?

If you are thinking about studying an MBA, below we share some of the advantages of this type of Master’s degree:

You develop transversal skills

The MBA program at UIE includes the Transversal Training Module . This module consists of 12 ECTS credits and is designed to promote the development of sensitive people, socially committed and respectful of nature. The purpose is for students to acquire general skills that favor professional practice, such as creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability, information search and source analysis, among many others.

Additionally, this module provides training in the following areas:

  • Investigation
  • Critical and creative thought
  • Methodology and standards for writing scientific articles
  • Teamwork

These skills are highly valued in the business world. Not only because they teach you to adapt to changing situations, but also to make strategic decisions effectively.

Subjects aligned with the needs of the business world

The UIE MBA program offers a wide variety of subjects that provide a complete and diverse training. Some of these subjects are:

  • Business Management: the subject of Business Management is fundamental in the MBA. During the course, you develop an operational and strategic vision of the company. You will also know in depth each of the company’s departments (Finance, Marketing, Systems, among others), giving you a global and structured vision of all areas of a business.
  • Strategy and Management: Through this subject, the necessary knowledge about the strategic process is provided. This includes the definition, implementation and control of an organization’s strategy. On the other hand, you gain the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to run a company from a global perspective.
  • Corporate Finance: With this subject you acquire the necessary knowledge to make efficient and effective financial decisions in a company. During the course, topics such as the analysis of financial statements, the evaluation of investment projects and the management of financial risks are addressed.

You access top-level extracurricular practices

The MBA internships are an enriching experience, since you apply the knowledge acquired in the classroom to real situations in the business world.

Generally, you access them starting in the second semester of the program. It is important to note that internships can also be extended until the extraordinary summer semester. This means you will have more time to gain experience and strengthen your professional profile before graduating.

Professional internships are the best start to your working life, since they will open many doors for you and you will have an advantage when starting this journey. At UIE we will offer you different options according to your preferences, so that this experience is as enriching as possible.

One of the most important new features you will have at UIE is the “Practicum”. A new and unique system in Spain in which you will have to carry out activities, practical workshops, participate in conferences, conferences, seminars, language laboratories, among other activities. This will give you added value to strengthen your competence in the work and social world.

If you are looking for training that allows you to stand out in the business world, study An MBA at UIEis an excellent option. We invite you to learn about our training offer and take the first step towards a successful career in business.

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