• Application Deadline
  • 14 months
    Duration
The International Master of Business Administration (Focus- Asia) program offered by the University of Haifa is designed to fit an age of globalization, constant disruptive changes and the steadily growing importance of East Asia in the global business world.

Overview

The International Master of Business Administration (Focus- Asia) program offered by the University of Haifa. It aims at empowering students with the core knowledge, competencies and skills that will prepare them for a global management career rapidly evolving within the increasingly dynamic, complex and competitive international business environment.

The basic core courses are designed to study all the MBA disciplines with a clear prominence to the global and international aspects of each respective topic. On top of this global vision, the program offers a strong regional emphasis on doing business in and with East Asian countries such as China, India, Japan and Korea.Haifa IMBA has two strategic University partners in Asia: ECNU in Shanghai and IMT in India. Both are leading business schools. Each regional specialization includes:

  • Joint Seminar with MBA students in China and/or in India, working together on projects and partnerships commissioned by companies in both countries.
  • Study Trip to China or India that will get you in direct contact with peers and managers in these countries and allow you to exchange with them as well as discover their own country and experience their approach to management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Behavioral Sciences
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate and International Finance
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Statements analysis
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Big Data, Social Media, Information and E-Business
  • Business Strategy
  • International Marketing
  • Geopolitics for Business
  • International Strategy Business Game
  • Global Entrepreneurship
  • Culture, Economy and Business development in China
  • Culture, Economy and Business development in Japan and Korea (JK1)
  • Culture, Economy and Business development in India 
For more information please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are processed on a rolling admissions basis. To secure a spot in the program, we encourage students to apply as early as possible.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 14 months
    • Part-time variant
      Evening, Weekday
    • Duration description

      Thursday Afternoon; Friday Morning

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • An accredited university undergraduate degree with a minimum grade point average of 80 or the equivalent.
  • Completion of GMAT/GRE/an internal exam with a minimum grade that will be determined periodically.
  • An excellent command of the English language.
  • At least 3 full years of work experience, preferably in managerial posts.
  • Qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.

For applicants who hold a foreign bachelor's degree, completion of the GRE exam is required. The minimum grade will apply to both quantitative and verbal parts of the exam.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 14 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Haifa

  • 2696 - 4350 ILS/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Some of the MA programs have a limited number of scholarships available for students based on financial need. Students who are in financial need are encouraged to submit an application. 

In addition to the University of Haifa need-based scholarship you can also submit applications to all other scholarship opportunities for which you are eligible (MASA, local Jewish Federation, etc.). 

Find out more by visiting the University website!

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