A competitive business manager needs to know the latest trends in technology, understand and commit to the need of a sustainable and social economy and to see the world as a unique globalised market. Moreover, he shall be an entrepreneur both inside and outside its own organization. Having these axes as a starting point, you will enrich your knowledge to become a professional prepared to manage businesses in a complex and international environment.
The objective of MBA on social Entrepreneurship programme is to develop future business leaders committed to promote social innovation and sustainable enterprises, the management skills and resources of participants seeking to manage a social enterprise in the future, provide practical experience in the creation and management of a social venture capital fund and management of social enterprises and establish a clear understanding of the Social economy (its uniqueness, challenges, successes, …) and natural overlaps with the other sectors.
The MBA on social Entrepreneurship is aimed at graduates or young professionals who wish to pursue a career in a global business context and seek to sharpen their management and entrepreneurship skills. Fluency in English is required; basic knowledge of Spanish highly recommended.
MBA common subjects
Environmental analysis and business management fundamentals Marketing Economic environment Strategy Finance Entrepreneurship in the global economy Innovation management Sustainability management Development of managerial skills Project management PR, quality and MA management systems Legal and fiscal environment Sales and Marketing direction Financial management Control management People management in organizations Operations management Management skills II Technology and information systems for management Competitive and corporate strategy Organization Quantitative methods Strategy II Corporate finance Corporate finance Project finance Business intelligence Business game
Specialisation on Social Entrepreneurship
Analysis and Conceptualisation of the Social economy Leadership and Governance Management of a social enterprise: Strategic management Financial, Legal and Risk management Management of Human Resources Management of Systems and Technology Marketing of services, Communication and Fundraising Social Entrepreneurship Accountability and Impact assessment Working with the private and/or public sector
Weekly sessions led by outstanding teaching professionals with a solid professional background bringing both theory and practice together into the classroom. Our professors are expert facilitators that believe in participatory learning, fostering engagement, dialogue and discussion among the students.
The case method is an extremely valuable instrument that allows theory and practise to come together for study as a way to mirror the business reality in a nutshell. The case study methodology, situate students in difficult and challenging business situations that they have to effectively resolve. There are no simple solutions, yet it is an excellent instrument for facilitating the exchange of ideas and perspectives, countering and defending different points of view and building up on peer’s ideas.
Forum & Discussion with Leading Business Professionals
EOI offers an extensive program of conference and sessions with prominent business professionals, institutional leaders and outstanding members of the community to discuss and share their experiences in making business in a global environment from the most diverse perspective. Students are highly encouraged to participate in all of the events.
Professional Development Seminars
Small seminar groups geared to strengthen “soft skills” such as leadership, communication, team building, oral presentations, debates, and career planning.
Foreign Language Support
Intensive language support will be provided in order to acquire the basic business proficiency in both English and Spanish.
International Interim (Study Abroad)
Students will participate in two-week international experience where the group will attend classes at our prestigious partner institutions.
Master Final Project
Students will establish as part of their year end project a social venture capital fund at [the start of their MBA]. They will work during their MBA towards identifying suitable social enterprises on which to invest and provide management support to those organisations selected for funding.
EOI will provide part of the seed funding and opportunities to meet investors.