The ALBA MBA

THE WORLD CHANGES. STAY AHEAD WITH THE ALBA MBA.
Duration: Full Time (12m) & Part Time (24m) / Evening classes
Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
Start Date: September
Fees: € 19,750

OVERVIEW

In its two decades-long history, the ALBA MBA has always been a groundbreaking innovator, helping early to mid-career professionals take off their career to upper-level management or create their own ventures. At ALBA MBA the major question that drives are thoughts and actions is how can business leaders create financial and social value in an ever-increasingly paradoxical global environment. Balancing analysis with creativity is the answer and we are dedicated to helping you develop these two lifelong skills that employers want, societies appreciate and that you will definitely enjoy having. Entrepreneurial creativity, enabled by technical competency and leadership skills, is at the core of the ALBA MBA.

Are you ready to join more than 2,000 ambitious individuals who have so far trusted the ALBA MBA to fast-track their career? Are you ready to join a powerful ALBA alumni network (more than 60% hold senior positions) in more than 1,000 companies in 51 countries? Are you r eady to experience an accredited (AMBA) and awarded curriculum (AMBA MBA Innovation Award 2015) combined with immersive field experiences (consulting projects, mini projects, creativity assignments, international exchange programs) to boost your career. Stay ahead of the game with The ALBA MBA.

Key features of the program

  • Weekday classes between 18:00 - 22:00 (occasionally weekends), twice a week on average for the part-time mode.
  • A 12-month program (24-month program for part-time mode).
  • 17 core courses, 5 elective courses, one preparatory, 3 workshops
  • Assessment: group reports/presentations, case study analysis, mid-term tests, final exams, online quizzes, peer evaluation reports, self-reflection papers)
  • More than 15 elective courses in Finance, Strategy & Marketing, OB, Operations, IT
  • Capstone courses:
    • Core course: Entrepreneurship
    • Electives: Management Acts: A Theatrical Integration or Field Consulting Project.

 

The ALBA MBA is Designed for professionals with at least 3 years of solid work experience:

  • Professionals who wish to change their career path (industry or function); ready to take a new challenge?
  • Professionals aiming to advance their career in management positions; ready to manage people?
  • Scientists with no prior business studies (e.g., engineers, doctors, researchers) who want to evolve into business generalists and integrators; ready to turn yourself from a bricklayer to a business architect?
  • Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with a vision to take risks and create mindful business value; ready to capitalize on business opportunities?
  • Members of family businesses preparing to take on increasing responsibility in the company; ready to grow the family business?

You may find here more information about the Program's Intended Learning Outcomes.

 

Current Student Profile

  

HIGHLIGHTS

Unparalleled management curriculum and pedagogy

Sharpen your business acumen in core functional areas such as marketing, operations, finance, accounting, strategy. In our MBA classes, you do not memorize theories; you use theory to get in the shoes of a real firm manager and ask yourself "What would I do if I were in this position?".

Highly-Accessible World-Renowned Faculty

You will be taught by resident and visiting faculty dedicated to business relevant research and teaching excellence. We boast Professors with top publications (such as Journal of Finance, Management Science, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Marketing), Academy of Management award winners, academic journal editors, and entrepreneurs. But what ALBA MBA alumni appreciate the most is our Professors' accessibility, extroversion and open-door mindset.

International Recognition

Being accredited by AMBA (the Association of MBAs, the highest standard earned only by the top 3% of MBAs globally) and the prestigious U.S. based New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the ALBA MBA has international credibility and status and enables access to networking opportunities to graduates of other accredited MBAs.

Unique, Awarded, Immersive Modules

A unique feature of the ALBA MBA is the inclusion of 5 multi-term courses (Entrepreneurship; Field Consulting Project, Management Acts: A Theatrical Integration; Leadership Development; Creativity and Innovation) which will help you nurture both analytical and creativity skills that employers and new business ventures require.

Intriguing Learning methods

Professors use (short) lectures, role-plays, engaging case-based learning, strategic business simulations, games, real-life projects with companies, coaching, guest-speakers from the industry and their own research to provide relevant and challenging learning environments. You will enrich your vitae with the most state-of-the-art business software and tools (e.g., SAP ERP software; Qualtrics, Marketing Engineering for Excel/Enginius; @Risk; Precision Trees).

FULL TIME

The ALBA MBA Program (Full Time) Total Year Schedule 2017 -2018

The school reserves the right to reexamine the structure of all academic programs and proceed to any necessary changes in the total year schedules.

1 credit = 3 ECTS

Preparatory Period | September

Courses Hours | Credits
Business Statistics 0 | 0 Credits

1st Period | September - October

Courses Hours | Credits
Business Economics 28 | 2 Credits
Leadership Development 14 | 1 Credits
Managing People & Organizations 28 | 2 Credits
Marketing Analysis & Implementation 28 | 2 Credits
Business Writing - | 0.5 Credits
Presentation Skills Workshop - | 0.5 Credits
Team Building - | 0 Credits

2nd Period | November - December

Courses Hours | Credits
Financial Accounting 14 | 1 Credits
Business Decisions with Data Models 28 | 2 Credits
Strategic Management 28 | 2 Credits
Entrepreneurship 14 | 1 Credits
Creativity & Innovation 28 | 2 Credits

3rd Period | January - February

Courses Hours | Credits
Financial Analysis 14 | 1 Credits
Production & Operations Management 28 | 2 Credits
Business Integration - The ERP Simulation Game 28 | 2 Credits
Entrepreneurship 28 | 2 Credits
Creativity & Innovation 28 | 0 Credits

4th Period | March - April

Courses Hours | Credits
Management Accounting 28 | 2 Credits
Financial Management 28 | 2 Credits
Period of Electives Courses (The equivalent of 2 full courses) 56 | - Credits
Management Acts - A Theatrical Integration - | 0 Credits

5th Period | May - June

Courses Hours | Credits
Negotiations 14 | 1 Credits
Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility 14 | 1 Credits
Leadership Development 14 | 1 Credits
Period of Electives Courses (The equivalent of 2 full courses) 56 | - Credits
Management Acts - A Theatrical Integration - | 0 Credits

6th Period | March – September

Courses Hours | Credits
Management Acts - A Theatrical Integration | Credits
OR
Field Consulting Project | Credits
Period of Electives Courses (The equivalent of 2 full courses) 56 | 4 Credits

PART TIME

The ALBA MBA Program (Part Time) Total Year Schedule 2017 -2019

The school reserves the right to reexamine the structure of all academic programs and proceed to any necessary changes in the total year schedules.

1 credit = 3 ECTS

Preparatory Period | September

Courses Hours | Credits
Business Statistics - | 0 Credits

1st Period | September – October

Courses Hours | Credits
Business Economics 28 | 2 Credits
Leadership Development 14 | 1 Credits
Business Writing 7 | 0.5 Credits
AND
Presentation Skills Workshop 7 | 0.5 Credits
Team Building - | 0 Credits

2nd Period | November – December

Courses Hours | Credits
Financial Accounting 14 | 1 Credits
Business Decisions with Data Models 28 | 2 Credits
Creativity & Innovation 28 | 2 Credits

3rd Period | January – February

Courses Hours | Credits
Financial Analysis 14 | 1 Credits
Production & Operations Management 28 | 2 Credits
Creativity & Innovation 28 | 0 Credits

4th Period | March – April

Courses Hours | Credits
Management Accounting 28 | 2 Credits
Financial Management 28 | 2 Credits

5th Period | May – June

Courses Hours | Credits
Negotiations 14 | 1 Credits
Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility 14 | 1 Credits
Period of Electives Courses (The equivalent of 1 full course) 28 | 2 Credits

6th Period | September – October

Courses Hours | Credits
Managing People & Organizations 28 | 2 Credits
Marketing Analysis & Implementation 28 | 2 Credits

7th Period | November – December

Courses Hours | Credits
Strategic Management 28 | 2 Credits
Entrepreneurship 14 | 1 Credits

8th Period | January – February

Courses Hours | Credits
Business Integration - The ERP Simulation Game 28 | 2 Credits
Entrepreneurship 28 | 2 Credits

9th Period | March – April

Courses Hours | Credits
Period of Electives Courses (The equivalent of 2 full courses) 56 | 4 Credits
Management Acts - A Theatrical Integration - | 0 Credits

10th Period | May –June

Courses Hours | Credits
Period of Electives Courses (The equivalent of 1 full course) 28 | 4 Credits
Leadership Development II 14 | 1 Credits
Management Acts - A Theatrical Integration - | 0 Credits

11th Period | March – September

Courses Hours | Credits
Management Acts - A Theatrical Integration - | 4 Credits
OR
Field Consulting Project - | 4 Credits

FACULTY

The Professors

Academic Director
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Pavlos Vlachos ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MARKETING

Dr. Pavlos A. Vlachos teaching interests include Research Methods, Strategic Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility. He is an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Organizational Psychology, and his current research focuses in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility.

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Course Faculty
George Allayiannis ASSOCIATE DEAN OF THE GLOBAL MBA FOR EXECUTIVES, DARDEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Professor of Business Administration,Paul Tudor Jones Chair in Business Administration view more
Professor of International Business and Strategy view more
Evangelia Baralou Academic Director of the MSc in Tourism Management
Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies, Open University, UK view more
Principal lecturer Int. Business & Strategic Management, Nottingham Business School view more
Emeritus Dean, Florida International University view more
Business Consultant & Entrepreneur view more
Dionysis Dionysiou Academic Director of the MSc in Strategic Human Resources Management
Associate Professor of Organization and Management view more
Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management, The Stavros Costopoulos Chair in Human Resource Management view more
Professor of Organization Studies, University of Bath School of Management view more
Professor of Operations Management, University of Cyprus view more
Professor of Marketing, The American University in Cairo view more
Lecturer, DEREE-The American College of Greece view more
Kyriakos Kyriakopoulos Associate Dean of Academic Programs Enrollment; Academic Director of Executive MBA Academic Director of ALBA - Eurobank MBA in Financial Services
Professor of Strategy and Marketing view more
Professor of Organizational Behavior view more
Maria Moragianis Director Career and Alumni office
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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP, LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL view more
Associate Professor of Information Systems view more
Professor, Boston College view more
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences view more
Coordinator Dance Area Choreographer, The American College of Greece view more
Professor of Operations Management, University of Cyprus view more
Associate Professor of Human Resource Management; Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, Deree College at the Americal College of Greece (joint appointment) view more
Reader in Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Director of MBA Programmes/, Sheffiled University Management School view more
Pavlos Vlachos Academic Director of the ALBA MBA
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MARKETING view more
Assistant Professor of Strategy view more
Stefanos Zarkos Academic Director of the MSc Programs: MSc in Finance; MSc in International Business & Management; MSc in Business for Lawyers; MSc in Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor in the Practice of Finance view more

CAREER

Our Vision for our graduates

  • Subject experts capable of managing a company end-to-end namely from human capital management to operations and financials.
  • Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs that will lead new business formation functioning in a high performance team context.
  • Creative teamplayers with the skills and stimuli for discovering and practicing creativity in organizations, groups and their own personal pursuits.
  • Mindful business leaders with confidence, authenticity, civility and practical wisdom (phronesis).

SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships Scheme

You can secure pre-approval of your scholarship, before you apply for admission to the MBA or MSc program of your choice.

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GMAT Scholarships

 Those candidates who bring GMAT score from 700 and above, will be granted a scholarship of 60% of the total tuition fees for all MBA and MSc's (Excluding the Executive MBA, Double Masters for Lawyers and the MSc in ISF Programs). Candidates with high GMAT bellow 700 are also eligible for smaller scholarships.

AHEAD Scholarships for Micro Enterprises

The ALBA Hub for Entrepreneurship and Development (AHEAD) offers one partial scholarship for any of the Academic Programs at ALBA aimed at prospective students from competitive micro enterprises. (Executive MBA, MSc in ISF and Double Masters for Lawyers candidates are not included). Scholarship is  open to entrepreneurs, involved family members and managers from micro businesses with less than 10 employees.

Next Generation Family Business Scholarship

ALBA Graduate Business School offers two partial scholarship  for any of the Academic Programs at ALBA (Executive MBA, MSc in ISF and Double Masters for Lawyers candidates are not included) to a member of the next generation of a family business. It aims to encourage growth and succession in Greek family businesses, and support upcoming business leaders so that they can excel in such a demanding role.

The Paul Kleindorfer Scholarship for Academic Excellence

A Scholarship in the memory of Professor Paul Kleindorfer , a long-standing member of the ALBA Academic Council, and a Professor of the Wharton School and INSEAD.

Professor Kleindorfer had been very instrumental in shaping the character and direction of our School. His contribution to ALBA is of profound historical significance, and his advice had always been invaluable. This scholarship serves as a symbol of gratitude and respect for his invaluable services to our School.

Leventis Foundation Scholarships

2 scholarships for Nigerian nationals that apply to The ALBA MBA Program full time mode. Scholarships cover full tuition fees as well as accommodation and living expenses.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for admission, candidates must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree; - Provide evidence of excellent command of the English language;
  • Have a minimum of three years substantial work experience (military service not included);
  • Need to be currently employed or self-employed (valid for the part time mode only) GMAT tests are optional unless the Academic Committee requires the applicant to take them: in any case, scores of 550 or more (GRE >155) can strengthen your application and help you secure a scholarship.

Candidates must submit:

  • The completed application form, including one recent photograph in jpeg format;
  • Two letters of recommendation in Greek or in English language.
  • Official Academic Transcripts as well as Certified copies of degrees from each undergraduate, graduate or professional degree earned;
  • Proof of competence in the English language (unless schooled in English), e.g. Proficiency or TOEFL or IELTS.
  • Three Essays, as indicated in the Application form;
  • Receipt of the non-refundable application fee's [€60] deposit

Click here to download the details for admission.

To learn more about academic policy, course credit policy, fees policy and rules for student conduct read the Academic Regulations.

 

 

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