Program

Program

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been conceived as an interrelated set of competences, knowledges and basic tools in administration, which develops in its students a dynamic thinking structure and the research skills, and attitudes that allow the diagnosis and creative, innovative and flexible solutions, of the different organizational situations.

Program Details MBA Full- Time
Degree: Master in Business Administration
Registration: SNIES 1575
Duration: 15 months
Registration value: $450.000
Total Credits: 59
Value per credit 2020: $1.100.000
Schedule Monday to Friday, from 6:30 a.m to 6:00 p.m., and some saturdays.
Work experience: 3 years (minimum)

 

Program Details MBA Part-Time
Degree: Master in Business Administration
Registration SNIES 1575
Duration 24 months
Registration value: $450.000
Total Credits: 59
Value per credit 2020: $1.500.000
Schedule Thursday and Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Work experience: 4 years (minimum)

The program is designed to train professionals with a critical and analytical openness in accordance with the Latin American business reality in a global context. The objectives of the program are aligned with the mission of the School of Management that is: "Educate and train leaders through the appropriation and generation of knowledge for the innovative and sustainable development of organizations".

With the Master of Business Administration (MBA), students:

  • Acquire the basic and relevant knowledge of the functional areas of an organization, for its later application in real cases and projects
  • Develop skills in decision making and in the solution of business problems, starting from the analysis of the local and international environment, the appropriate formulation of questions and the critical confrontation of their thoughts
  • Acquire the ability to respond proactively to organizational changes, to the dynamics of organizations and in general to the diverse conditions of business
  • Promote behavior and ethical practices and social responsibility in their organizations
  • Encourage independent and continuous learning
  • Develop and consolidate interpersonal behavior dynamics, teamwork, negotiation, effective communication and leadership
  • Generate innovative solutions that add value in management and business opportunities

Additional opportunities

International Week: Opportunity to take one of the elective courses, in an intensive format, participating in a class abroad, through an exclusive agreement with a recognized university in the world. In recent years our students have attended the London School of Economics (London, United Kingdom), Kühne Logistics University (Hamburg, Germany) and Babson College (Wellesley, United States). Classes are dictated 100% in English.

International Summer School: opportunity to take elective courses in Bogota, with international professors from recognized universities in Asia, Europe and North America. Classes are dictated 100% in English. See the offer for 2018 here.

Exchange programs: opportunity to take courses at the universities with which the Universidad de los Andes has an agreement to do so. The courses are approved within the program*.

Dual-Degree: agreement of homologation of some courses to obtain a degree from the Tulane University of New Orleans in the United States*.

Dual-Program: agreement with the Masters in Finance and Masters in Marketing of Universidad de los Andes, for the recognition of credits, with the objective of facilitating that our graduates strengthen their profile in the financial or marketing area according to their interest*.

*The maximum number of MBA credits a student would homologated is 12.

For Graduates of the School of Management:

If you are a graduate of a program within our School of Management, these are the benefits for the admission process:

  • The value to be paid for registration corresponds to 50% of the current value. To apply the discount of 50% of the value in the registration, it is necessary to send an email to: gestormba@uniandes.edu.co, with the basic information of the applicant (identity document, complete name and program to which he aspires)
  • They must not present admission exam
  • To obtain these benefits you must meet the following requirements:
    • Have received a graduate degree from the School of Management up to 5 years before the start date of the program and cohort to which they aspire
    • Having obtained a weighted average equal to or greater than 3.75 in the graduate program at the School of Management

As an optional document, you could attach a recommendation letter completed by a graduate professor in the School of Management. It is important to note that you must complete the regular admission process of the program to which you are applying (except for the presentation of the admission exam). If you do not meet the aforementioned requirements, you must present as a regular applicant.

Professional development

Multinationals, national public, private and third sector organizations, as well as entrepreneurship projects, find our MBA graduates, as professionals with leadership and global perspective, capable of developing competitive organizations within a changing environment. As students and, later, graduates of the Universidad de los Andes, they have the support of:

  • Professional Career Center
  • Graduate Network
  • Universidad de los Andes Association of Graduates (Uniandinos)
  • Volunteering in the Faculty
  • Support and guidance in career development
  • Office of Graduates of the School of Management
  • Job fair

For more information visit theAlumni and Professional Development Office.

Regulation

See the academic regulations that apply to Masters Students here.