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Full-Time MBA Program in English

Full-Time MBA Program in English

The MBA Full-Time Program is a one-year Program geared towards individuals who are committed to developing their management skills and decision-making abilities in a fast-changing business environment. The duration of the Program is twelve months with classes beginning in September. The Program is completed within five terms. The duration of each term is two months.


In order to graduate, students must complete 90 European Credit Transfer System units - ECTS units. Courses of 3.5 or 4 ECTS units are completed within 28 contact-hours over a two-month period. The Program also offers a number of courses of 2 ECTS units that are completed within 14 contact-hours over a two-month period.


Courses equivalent to 57 ECTS units constitute the core curriculum, which introduces students to the fundamentals of the business disciplines. These courses enable students to improve their analytical thinking and decision-making skills and are offered during the first four terms.


Program participants must choose elective courses equivalent to 12 ECTS units from a list of courses which covers all fields of business administration. These courses provide students with the opportunity to customize their Program according to their professional needs and interests. The elective courses are offered during terms four and five.


The Applied Business Project (21 ECTS units) takes place during the last term, and enables students to apply the knowledge acquired during the Program to an organization. The Applied Business Project focuses on a real-life case within a corporate environment, and brings together teams of students with sponsor companies. The Applied Business Project reflects one of the central themes of the Program which is teamwork. The complexity of the business environment forces managers to seek the integration of knowledge through collaboration.

Full-Time MBA Program-Curriculum

Term Period Course ECTS
Prep. Period September Introduction to Accounting 1
2 November - December Principles of Business Communications 2
1 September - October Business Economics 3.5
1 September - October Marketing Management 4
1 September - October Leading and Managing Organizations 4
2 November - December Financial Accounting for Management Decisions 4
2 November - December Business Statistics 3.5
1 September - October Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics 2
3 January - February Financial Management 4
3 January - February Managerial Accounting 3.5
3 January - February Managing Operations 3.5
3 January - February Entepreneurship 4
4 March - April Methods for Management Decisions 3.5
4 March - April Strategic Management 4
4 March - April Elective Courses 6
4 March - April Managing Information Systems 4
5 May - June Capital Markets and Investments 4
5 May - June Elective Courses 6
5 May - August Applied Business Project 21

Elective Courses for all MBA Programs

MBA 513 Financial Analysis and Capital Markets 2
MBA 514 Business Law 2
MBA 515 Taxation 2
MBA 516 Corporate Governance 2
MBA 523 Options 2
MBA 524 Bank Financial Management 2
MBA 525 International Finance 2
MBA 526 Strategic Decisions in an Uncertain Environment 2
MBA 527 Enterprise Risk Management 2
MBA 528 Mergers and Acquisitions 2
MBA 529 Real Estate Investments and Management 2
MBA 532 The European Economy 2
MBA 533 Current Issues in Finance and Global Economics 2
MBA 535 The Eurozone Crisis and its Management 2
MBA 565 Human Resource Management 2
MBA 567 Managing Change 2
MBA 568 Negotiations 2
MBA 569 Crisis Management 2
MBA 570 Creativity and Innovation 2
MBA 571 Innovation Strategy 2
MBA 573 Emotional Intelligence 2
MBA 575 Recent Topics in Public Administration 2
MBA 576 Managing Diversity 2
MBA 578 Energy Business Management 2
MBA 552 Marketing Research 2
MBA 553 Strategic Marketing 2
MBA 554 International Marketing 2
MBA 555 Marketing Communications 2
MBA 556 New Product Development 2
MBA 557 Sales Management 2
MBA 558 Consumer Behavior 2
MBA 559 High-Tech Marketing 2
MBA 545 Service Management 2
MBA 546 Supply Chain Management 2
MBA 547 Quality Management 2