Master's Degree in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain

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Economics and Administration

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Professionals who have studied economics and administration comprehend both the larger economic picture and smaller, individualized trends. It is an interdisciplinary field in which specialists are trained to consider and analyze many components in both the public and private section and make recommendations based on current and potential conditions.

 

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.

Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.

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Master in Human Resources Management

EAE Business School
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid

Companies and organizations are more aware than ever that one of their key assets when it comes to standing out from the competition is their team of people and, as such, the management and supervision of its Human Resources department. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain. Companies and organizations are more aware than ever that one of their key assets when it comes to standing out from the competition is their team of people and, as such, the management and supervision of its Human Resources department. A company’s people are the driving force behind the design, implementation and management of the business project. As such, it is crucial that companies are increasingly oriented towards their employees. Therefore, Human Resources Managers must be professionals who are equipped to lead a department that connects and works with all of the company’s business activities and, at the same time, be able to adapt to changes in the environment. The department is at the core of the company’s strategy and the driving force behind generating a clear competitive advantage. The role of Human Resources must be at the very heart of the company’s strategy and its management, as it is a key factor in setting the company apart from its rivals. The Master in Human Resources Management is designed to equip Human Resources professionals to respond to the needs and challenges of the market from the perspective of people management. Professionals who embrace change as the most effective way of generating competitive advantages, who can capitalize on new technologies, who have a solid grasp of the new generations of professionals joining the employment market, who fully understand the importance of the work/life balance and ethical conduct, and who are committed to developing, attracting and retaining talent as the best way to ensure success in the new business ecosystem. Reasons for the Master in Human Resources Management – EAE: EAE Business School, awarded at the 2015 HR Excellence Awards thanks to Master in Human Resources, in the category of “Human Resources Assistant Industry in Spain” It is the third best program of HR imparted in Spain according to the new edition of the 2014 World Ranking. AEDRH and AEDIPE – EAE is a founding member of AEDRH (Spanish Association of Human Resources Directors) and a member of AEDIPE (Catalan Association of Human Resources Management). Thanks to these agreements, the participants on the programme can take advantage of the activities and benefits offered by the two associations throughout the course. It incorporates a program of skills development, seminars on practical application of Personnel Management and the creation of a Human Resource Plan: This is the most complete and practical program, updated annually. Live Experience EAE. EAE Business School’s objectives is to ensure that student learning is as enriching as possible and occurs both inside and outside the classroom. In 2014 we organized over 150 events update, networking and recruitment for our students. Objectives The Master in Human Resources Management is designed to meet the following objectives: 1.PEOPLE MANAGEMENT: Developing the executive skills and competences required for Personnel Directors to lead and drive forward the changes needed within an organization. 2.GLOBAL MANAGEMENT: Learning, understanding and developing the importance of Human Resources Management within the company’s overall strategy. 3.ORGANIZATION, EXECUTION AND SUPERVISION: Gaining deeper insight into the tools and procedures required to perform the tasks involved in planning, organizing, executing and monitoring of Human Resources in a company. 4.HUMAN RESOURCES IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Capitalizing on the opportunities offered by technology for talent development, retention and acquisition, through the use of tools and resources related to digital communication. 5.STRATEGIC CONSULTANCY: Developing the role of Human Resources both from the viewpoint of a personnel department and the perspective of Human Resources Consulting. 6.PLANNING: Establishing the strategic foundations that enable future changes in the field of Human Resources to be planned and anticipated, in line with the company’s objectives. Do you want to study in EAE? The main objective of the admissions process is to ensure the suitability of the candidates for the programme, by looking at their professional experience and their academic CV. Our aim is for all participants to make the most of the experience we offer through a context in which they may develop a long-term relationship with classmates, teachers and alumni. In order to start the admissions process, it is necessary to fill in the form so that EAE Academic Committee can consider their application. If the decision issued by the Academic Committee for the programme requested is positive, the candidate can complete his or her registration for the programme. DOUBLE DEGREE Students who succesfully pass the course will obtain the Master of Human Resources Management degree from EAE Business School. Besides, students who fulfill the academic requirements established will obtain the Máster Universitario en Recursos Humanos y Relaciones Laborales degree from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (if studying in Madrid). In order to obtain the degree from partner universities, it is necessary to fufil the requirements established by the institutions. [-]

Master of Science in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. GBS has established trading partner in London, the London Academy of Trading, to offer short term trading sessions during the final 6 month Thesis period, increasing job opportunities afterwards. The ethos of the London Academy of Trading is to provide an opportunity for trainee financial traders to develop successful careers within a positive and creative environment with the view to move into the finance and trading sector as skilled and equipped professionals. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance Major in International Finance. Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the 18 months of the master program. Internships: GBS work with the best and for the best. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Banking Organisation and Administration Banking and Financial Law Portfolio Management Asset Management Analysis Hedge Fund Analysis and Management Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Assets Manager International organisations treasurer manager International financial manager International financial consultant Application and Admissions Selection Criteria GBS’s selection process emphasises leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. We are looking for candidates with managerial experience, people skills and a proven academic record. Admission Requirements Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience Completed application form with passport photo included Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. Photocopy of your passport Receipt for the payment of the application fee Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) Recommendation letter [-]

Master Mathematical Models in Economics and Finance (MMEF)

University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Campus Full time 1 year

The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain. First Year of Graduated Studies: The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a one-year, full-time, international programme that is taught in English. The courses correspond to those taught in the first year of Graduate Studies, which in the Bologna European Academic System is the first year M1 of the Masters. The courses derive from pre-existing courses at the university, with intensive courses in French. The degree is devoted to the training of students in the use of mathematical models in economics and finance: mathematical economics, strategic analysis, decision theory, stochastic models, mathematical finance and optimization models. The training is built around a large spectrum of courses, which aim to give the knowledge for the modelization of economic and financial problems, for mathematical formalization and tools for the numerical solutions. The new models in finance, economics and decision theory need a coherent training in these fields. Around 50 students are welcomed each year. Admission is made on the basis of academic excellence. All applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English and have a recognized Bachelor Degree or equivalent (180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system). Preference is given to students in economics, finance or mathematics. Mathematical aptitude and work experience can be helpful. Continuation to the QEM Erasmus Mundus Master: After the first year of the MMEF Degree, successful students who want to get a Masters Degree, may apply to: - the QEM1, the first year (QEM1) of The Erasmus Mundus Master course, QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics; or - the accelerated track that corresponds to a combination of the Summer Semester and second year of the QEM (QEM2). After having successfully completed the QEM program, the students may enter one of the PhD Programs that Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne is involved in. The competition within the QEM is very high; only 30% of MMEF students were accepted to the QEM Erasmus Mundus Master, on the basis of academic excellence. Our past experience with previous MMEF students attending the QEM, shows that the intensive courses in math with applications in Economics and Finance, allows for success in the QEM. Students that are selected for the accelerated track have the possibility of spending the Summer Semester in one of the following QEM Partner Universities: Universität Bielefeld, Université catholique de Louvain, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne or Università Ca' Foscari Venezia. [-]

Master in Applied Labour Economics for Development

Turin School of Development
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 1 year

Today, the dynamic and complex process of development and globalisation calls for an enhanced understanding of the way to support more and better jobs in different development contexts. [+]

The Master program in Applied Labour Economics for Development (MALED) of the Turin School of Development (ITC-ILO) is a response to the need for more and more diverse expertise in the design and evaluation of evidence-based policies, in which international labour standards and fundamental rights at work go hand in hand with job creation and productive employment. The program is delivered as a First Level Master Degree by the Department of Economics of the University of Turin.

 

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This Master program is intended to prepare students and professionals from both advanced and developing countries to become experts in designing, analysing and evaluating policies that place employment at the core of economic, social and development policy making. The degree will combine rigorous training in analytical and quantitative economic methods with an emphasis on what constitutes an appropriate policy, legal and institutional framework for employment and decent work in different development contexts.... [-]


Master in Business Studies - Global Banking and Financial Markets

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Global Banking and Financial Markets is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits .... [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain. SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN GLOBAL BANKING Level 500 GSCGB501 Financial Markets and Banking Systems (2) GSCGB502 Investment Banking and Securities Markets (2) GSCGB503 Derivative Products (2) GSCGB504 Financial Risk Management (2) Comprehensive Cases in Global Banking (2) Research Project in Global Banking (2) Level 600 Thesis in Global Banking (8) Capstone Project in Global Banking (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. e.g. Students who wish to earn a Master degree and who are required to complete the full Pre-Master program will need to earn 30 + 60 credits. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their graduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in today’s global economy, and are prepared for a wide variety of professional development and career opportunities. Graduate programs are an excellent choice for recent college and university graduates who would like to see their employability in today's job market increase by engaging in rigorous and academically challenging graduate studies to obtain a relevant academic qualification in the field of business and management. Upon graduation, students mainly start or advance their careers with mid to upper-level management positions in national and multinational companies and organizations in various economic sectors. Others decide to launch a new business venture or join an existing family business. Students can also choose to continue their studies without interruption in almost any of our other graduate and postgraduate programs to further enhance their career prospects. [-]

MSc in Finance

Global Business School Barcelona
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master of Science in Finance degree offers graduate education in all aspects of finance. This program will help give you the most important characteristics of a successful financial manager in order to develop business strategies based on key financial issues. [+]

Understanding the unique challenges, successful strategies, and opportunities of the global financial markets requires sophisticated, comprehensive instruction, and training in all matters of global finance. The MSc in Finance program at Global Business School Barcelona is designed to provide students the fundamental knowledge, tools, confidence, and skills necessary for successful financial management in Europe and globally with secure and smart financial strategies on their side. The Master of Science in Finance degree offers graduate education in all aspects of finance. This program will help give you the most important characteristics of a successful financial manager in order to develop business strategies based on key financial issues. Today’s business leaders must have a thorough understanding of interest rates, investment and financial analysis, and capital markets. These are the same skills gained by students graduating with the MSc in Finance degree from Global Business School Barcelona. The MSc in Finance prepares students for successful careers in finance and banking in Spain, Europe, and around the world. Language English. If your English level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive English Language Preparation course before starting your degree. Duration Students would normally be expected to complete a Master's degree in English within one academic year of full-time studies. Depending on the starting quarter, it may take from 9 to 12 months. Deadline Because of the modular format, applications are accepted all year round. Students may start their studies in October, January, or April. Students who are not citizens of the European Union are encouraged to apply earlier in order to allow time for student visa processing. Entry Requirements To qualify for admission to this degree, you must: - have earned a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, or higher degree, OR have a minimum of three years of working experience; - provide a proof of English language proficiency; - complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents [-]

Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management (GEMOS)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Part time 12 months April 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management is a twelve-month long program taught on campus at two European schools, MIP Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy, and EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain. Language: English Type: Part Time Length: 12 months Location: Milan, Italy and Barcelona, Spain PLUS week-long study module in Hong Kong, China Tuition fee: € 18,000 The Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management is a twelve-month long program taught on campus at two European schools, MIP Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy, and EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain. GEMOS represents the marriage both between Milan and Barcelona, two attractive locations focused on business and supply chain, and between MIP and EADA, renowned for their brand and academic excellence. Course Objectives The course aims to instruct working executives on the key elements and theories of modern operations and supply chain management. Participants in the program will gain the opportunity to study in two of Europe’s premier business schools, and earn an Executive Master Degree whilst studying in a part-time delivery format. Additionally, the program involves extensive collaboration with partner companies and firms, including project work, consultation opportunities and networking events, where students work on relevant industry related projects. The course is ideally suited for managerial executives with 5 years experience in a relevant position, looking to expand and diversify their knowledge and expertise in the field of supply chain and purchasing management. The global degree on offer from MIP and EADA ensures students will gain a comprehensive educational and training experience, leading to greatly enhanced skills and knowledge of operations and supply chain management, applicable to a wide range of industries and sectors. MIP Politecnico di Milano and Eada Business School MIP Politecnico di Milano MIP has been recognised as a prestigious business school for over 30 years, attracting graduates interested in a managerial career in business or public administration, together with companies wishing to enhance their organisation and strategies. MIP devotes considerable effort to supporting innovation and growth in the global business system. It has built up an extensive network of international businesses, universities and institutions, developing training courses based on theory and practical experience, whilst at the same time managing and promoting innovation for internationally oriented companies. EADA Business School EADA Business School, founded in 1957 in Barcelona, was one of the first Spanish educational institutions to offer management training programs to the business community. As a private and independent institution for over 50 years, EADA is at the forefront of management and In Company training for the Spanish and international business communities. EADA focuses not only on hard knowledge, but above all on the management skills that accelerate the professional and personal development of participants. These skills provide a competitive advantage both for participants and for the companies in which they work. Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (China) The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong was founded in 1937 as the Government Trade School. The School was the first publicly funded, post-secondary technical institution in Hong Kong. To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind is the motto of PolyU. Course Objectives The programme seeks to teach executives the fundamentals of operations and supply chain management, with a specific focus on gaining the keen senses and attributes to enable them to assume broader tasks and responsibilities. Graduates of the programme will benefit from vastly improved managerial capabilities, enhanced leadership skills, greater confidence and directional vision, as well as the ability to influence and impact positively upon the future of their company and career. Programme Details The course focuses on delivering education in a highly active and 'hands-on' manner, with an emphasis on a 'learning by doing' approach. The methodology reflects companies’ demand for professionals with skills such as the capacity to reflect, the ability to act in the face of change, the versatility to work in teams and the adaptability to face the challenges of a global environment. These competencies are developed through the case method, business projects, business simulations, analysis and discussion groups and team-working activities, with students constantly working on real-life business cases, and making strategic decisions. The programme will address certain key issues within operations and supply chain management: Process Analysis Finance for OM and SCM Operations Management Strategy and Innovation Information Systems Supply Chain Management As the programme is part time, students are able to employ the ideas and practices learnt in class, directly into their current working professions. This allows for simultaneous growth and development, and the ability to effectively implement the didactical and cognitive skills and functions relevant to their position. Programme Structure The GEMOS programme is divided into 7 study modules held every 2 months, with the location of each module alternating between MIP in Milan and EADA in Barcelona, with one special week-long module in Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China for the second last module of the programme. The programme will begin in April each year and will end in April of the following year. The first module will take place in Barcelona, whilst the final module will take place in Milan. Admissions Ideal Candidates for the GEMOS Programme The Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain is ideally suited for professionals with experience in operations or supply chain management. Additionally, students are expected to exhibit qualities and attributes acquired during their working experience, and have the ability and desire to further specialize in this area. Admissions Requirements The minimum requirements for the GEMOS programme are(*): Application form CV or resume in English Copy of Passport or European ID 1 Passport-size photo Copies of degrees and academic transcripts 1 letter of recommendation (preferable) English certificate (if available) Application fee of €100 Applicants will have to sit for a final motivational interview. GEMOS Course Fees The tuition fee for the course is € 18,000 (optional € 500 enrolment fee for Politecnico di Milano). The fee does not include: accommodation in Milan, living and travel expenses. Accommodation in Barcelona will be provided at EADA Campus and is included in the tuition fee. [-]

Master in Integral Logistics: Operations and Supply Chain Management

INSA Business, Marketing & Communication School
Campus Part time 10 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

We live in a globalized world where companies increasingly opt for centralization in their operations. In this environment, logistics, operations, purchasing, procurement and distribution of their products or services become an essential pillar of differentiation and customer service. Moreover, Barcelona is configured as one of the main cities of Europe logistics, both its location and facilities and infrastructure operators and, therefore, by the number of companies in this sector. [+]

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We live in a globalized world where companies increasingly opt for centralization in their operations. In this environment, logistics, operations, purchasing, procurement and distribution of their products or services become an essential pillar of differentiation and customer service. Moreover, Barcelona is configured as one of the main cities of Europe logistics, both its location and facilities and infrastructure operators and, therefore, by the number of companies in this sector.

Objectives Prepare and train executives, businessmen and entrepreneurs in a context of constant change. Train professionals in all areas of operations management with an innovative vision, to identify opportunities and successfully face the challenges of the market. Train professionals in the various fields covered by the program: global operations, supply chain, purchasing and procurement, storage and distribution. Target Graduates who want to deepen and gain knowledge in the field of operations, logistics, purchasing and distribution. Professional, experienced entrepreneurs and business people who want to update and expand their vision and whether they have experience or if their purpose is to delve into these issues more deeply. Small and medium businesses looking for staff expertise in this area. Graduates in Vocational Intermediate Level or Higher Level in the areas of sales and marketing, administration, economics and finance, and others seeking a practical preparation to enter the workforce. Professional opportunities Executives and managers Directors and staff in specific departments which are described in the program Specialists or workers in the fields of logistics , supply chain , distribution, purchasing and supply or storage. Entrepreneurs and businessmen ... [-]

Master In Integrated Logistics (blended Learning And Online)

University College Barcelona- Universidad Internacional de Canarias
Campus or Online Part time 9 - 9 months March 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Integrated Logistics focuses on the training of professionals in operations who can design, implement and maintain a strategic vision of logistics processes in the company both nationally and internationally and specifically logistics and integrated management of the supply chain. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain. Why? Video editing in Spanish Video editing English Why study the Master in Integrated Logistics? You know the logistics with a comprehensive vision, as a heterogeneous field, dynamic and with a splendid future. You will understand the process of evolution of the market where other areas are gaining weight logistics at the expense of manufacturing. You will learn the use of information and communications technology, logistics ubiquitous in environments that are experiencing dramatic progress in recent years. You will develop skills needed to make decisions in the area of ​​operations taking into account its impact on the overall business strategy, increasingly complex, dynamic and international stages capabilities. Program Presentation The Master in Integrated Logistics focuses on the training of professionals in operations who can design, implement and maintain a strategic vision of logistics processes in the company both nationally and internationally and specifically logistics and integrated management of the supply chain. GOALS 1. Provide a strategic and adapted from the global supply chain vision. 2. Provide participants with a strong background in the management of the supply chain as well as the latest trends and developments in business management. 3. Introduce students to the issues and international logistics trends. 4. Show how to lead logistics operations in chains of local and international supply. 5. Develop knowledge and best practice models of cooperation with suppliers and customers. 6. Design, implement and perform control of the supply chain by providing a comprehensive strategic vision in the company. Methodology The teaching methodology of the programs of University College has been formed from the extensive experience of its staff and management team. In all cases the teaching is tailored to the needs of students and availability of time. University College Barcelona introduced into their masters the case methodology developed by the prestigious Harvard University. Students will work on real and unpublished cases developed by the Harvard Business School. Is a innovative teaching method that allow students to investigate solutions to real problems and develop their organizational and management capabilities. Studies at University College offered in three modes: teaching: Corresponds to the traditional methodology in which there is a direct and continuous teacher interaction with students in the physical classroom environment. blended teaching (Blended Learning) is characterized in that a part of the training process is face and another part is done remotely or virtually. This mode is particularly suitable for those who must make compatible monitor a program with professional practice. Teaching distance: It is one in which the whole process is done in non-contact manner. This mode is aimed at those people for whom it is not possible to physically move to the training center, either by distance or limitations on availability of time. In any of the ways students: They have access to a Virtual Campus where they can be accessed 24 hours a day to check content of courses, submit jobs, complete self-assessment exercises, access to qualifications and contact with faculty and peers . He accompanying them have individual tutor and advisor throughout their formative itinerary. audience The Master in Integrated Logistics is aimed at and professional college graduates who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in logistics and areas that make up its process to achieve management skills required in the business world, taking into account current challenges and specific risks facing this sector in the global trade environment. [-]

Master of Science in Financial Analysis

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 18 months

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) at the University of San Francisco is focused on building expertise in investment analysis and management. [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) program at the University of San Francisco provides a unique combination of academic rigor and practical expertise in quantitative financial analysis and economics. Gain sophisticated training in the areas deemed crucial by the investment management profession as embodied in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. This graduate program integrates the quantitative training required by the financial profession with solid grounding in the ethical behavior that underpins financial markets and transactions. Details Select from 2 program formats: - 18-month full-time program that includes a faculty-led practicum or Wall Street/SEC immersion program - 22-month part-time program designed for working professionals Preparation for the CFA exams Access to Bloomberg Terminals Wide range of scholarship and financial aid options Offered at USF's San Francisco Downtown Campus (fall and spring semesters) Accredited by the AACSB, the highest standard of achievement held only by 5% of business schools worldwide Entry Requirements - Official Transcript(s) – Upload copies of transcripts from each accredited college or university attended to the online application. If admitted to the program, instructions for sending official, sealed transcripts will be provided. - Required Foundation Courses – Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Accounting, Probability and Statistics, Calculus courses, and knowledge of spreadsheet applications. - Résumé – Submit a current résumé demonstrating relevant work experience. Professional MSFA applicants must have a minimum of two years of full-time, post-undergraduate professional experience. - Letters of Recommendation – Two letters of recommendation are required. MSFA applicants must submit at least one recommendation from a college professor who is well acquainted with their academic capability. Professional MSFA applicants must submit at least one recommendation from a professional contact. - Statement of Purpose or Essay – A 500 to 1000 word essay about yourself, your background, and your short- and long-term professional goals is required. Please be sure to address why you have decided to pursue this degree at the University of San Francisco. You may also want to include information about your family and personal interests. - GMAT/GRE – A GMAT or GRE score is required for the MSFA program (a GMAT or GRE score is not required for the Professional MSFA program). Upload a copy of your score report to the online application. You must also request that an official score report be sent to USF from ETS (GRE) or GMAC (GMAT). The USF school code for the GRE is 4850. The USF code for the GMAT is 91M-7L-93. - English Proficiency – All applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic score. Any applicant who has completed two or more years of a degree program at a higher education institution in the U.S.A., or any of the exempt countries (contact us for more information), is waived of this requirement. Participation in the USF School of Management United States Business Communication and Culture program (USBCC) may be required of any applicant at the discretion of the Admission Committee. [-]

Master Program in International Trade, Finance and Development

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Degree Awarded: Official Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis. [+]

Master Program - International Trade, Finance and Development

 

International Trade, Finance, and Development (ITFD) is a demanding master program that combines rigorous analytical training with a focus on policy. The course starts with a set of classes in growth, finance, trade, and statistics, and then proceeds to more applied topics. Starting in the second term, students can chose one of two specialized tracks – development, and international trade and finance. Students choose from a wide array of courses, from evaluating development programs to the dynamics of foreign exchange markets. In addition, students prepare a policy project that allows them to apply the skills acquired. In the third term, outside experts share their experiences of applying economic analysis to real-life problems, whether it is in reshaping policy, devising trading strategies, or helping children in Africa.... [-]


Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM

Master Economics: Erasmus Mundus Master QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. [+]

Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Taught in English, the programme is designed by a Consortium of four European Universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy with a network of Associated Partners consisting of international academic institutions as well as public and private companies. The course offers a rigorous education in fundamental quantitative tools by combining core economic theory with related quantitative disciplines such as Probability, Statistics, Econometrics, Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematical Modelling, Computation and Simulation, Experimental Design, and Political Science. The breadth of courses offers students the opportunity to specialise in one of these many areas in accordance with their interests along a number of course tracks. These being areas which are increasingly vital in both research orientation for further studies and in the job market for positions in government organisations, private companies or financial institutions. The course is intended to prepare students for a wide range of careers which utilise their competency in economics, including economic theory, macroeconomics and financial forecasting, financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, computational economics, quantitative trading, and applied and theoretical research. See full programme détails of Quantitative Economics Master (QEM). Each year, approximately 50 students are welcomed to the programme on the basis of academic excellence. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree (or its equivalent, i.e. 180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system) and be fluent in both written and spoken English. Ideally, applicants will have previously studied mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance but candidates with other backgrounds are welcomed provided that they can demonstrate sufficient interest in economics. Mathematical aptitude as evidenced by previous studies or work experience is taken into consideration in the admissions process. Applicants without the required mathematical background are advised to undertake special training or programmes prior to their enrolment in the QEM programme. Such training is proposed by the Graduate School of Mathematics of Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne with the collaboration of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, IMW - Institute of Mathematical Economics of Universität Bielefeld and Università Ca' Foscari Venezia. It is a programme requirement for students to study at two of the four participating universities from the Consortium. This mobility enables students to benefit from the strengths of each university on a wide range of issues, and to meet and work with professionals from various backgrounds. Upon successfully completing the programme, students are awarded a QEM Joint Degree from the partners of the consortium. The consortium provides extensive career assistance to the students, including help with internships and job placement for graduates. We have had an excellent job placement record, since 2008. Mobility Scheme The first year of the programme is focused on core courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Mathematics (Probability, Statistics and Optimization). The first semester is spent in Paris. To facilitate mobility, the universities of Barcelona, Bielefeld, Paris and Venice offer almost identical courses during the second semester of the first year. The second year of the programme is spent in one of the four universities of the consortium depending on the area of specialisation chosen by the student. The university choice is fixed for each student during the admissions process. Language of Instruction In each university, the language of instruction for the programme is English. An English language proficiency test (such as IELTS or TOEFL) is required in order to be admitted to the programme. The standards of and exceptions to this requirement are detailed in the Entrance Requirements. Additionally, students shall also undertake courses in the local language and culture of each European country in which they study. ECTS Credits Requirement 60 ECTS credits are required in each academic year. 56 of these ECTS credits shall be acquired from scientific courses and the remaining 4 ECTS credits shall be acquired from the foreign language courses. A total of 120 ECTS credits are required to complete the programme. Courses Offered For a list of courses on offer, as well as a brief course description, please refer to the First and Second Years. Degree Awarded Upon successfully completing the programme, students shall be awarded a unique Joint Degree entitled "Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics", which is identical for all students and contains the logos of all partner universities, whatever the mobility track of the student is. The joint degree will be issued by the Université Paris 1, with a unique secured registration number, under the responsibility of the Recteur Chancelier des Universités Parisiennes (Rector of all Parisian Universities). The joint degree is officially recognised as a master degree in each university and each country with the same rights and duties with the national degree entitled: Master Universitari en Models I Mètodes d'Economia Quantitative (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
), Spain. Master of Science Wirtschaftsmathematik (Universität Bielefeld), Germany. Master Economie Théorique et Empirique (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Master Banque, Finance, Assurance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France Master Mathématiques Appliquées en Economie et en Finance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Laurea Magistralis in Economia (Università Cà Foscari di Venezia), Italy. Application for Quantitative Economics Master (QEM) We invite applicants from all over the world. In order to create a multicultural learning environment, the consortium strives to achieve a balance between various geographic and disciplinary backgrounds. Admission is based on academic excellence, motivation and prior experience. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree in a subject related to mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance and demonstrate proficiency in English. Admission to the Master Models and Methods Quantitative Economics (QEM) programme is highly competitive. At the programme's inception in 2006, we received more than 100 applications. Ever since, applications have grown: over 130 candidates applied in 2007, over 200 in 2008, over 500 in 2009, over 700 in 2010 and over 800 these last years. A successful applicant is typically graduated from a good university with excellent grades and has the motivation to study quantitative economics or finance. All QEM applications should be made in good time and with respect to the programme admission requirements and application procedure. More information can be found on the online application page. [-]

Master's Degree In Public Management High

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Campus or Online Full time 600 hours May 2017 Spain Madrid

This program provides access to the title of University Masters in Senior Public Management International University Menéndez Pelayo, organized in collaboration with the University Institute of Investigation Ortega y Gasset. Credits taken in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain. This program provides access to the title of University Masters in Senior Public Management International University Menéndez Pelayo, organized in collaboration with the University Institute of Investigation Ortega y Gasset. Credits taken in the Master will be recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. This Master's degree is based on history and the Master in Public Management which have been held XXIV editions. GOALS Any country that wants to progress it needs political leadership, but it is also true that need efficiency and fairness in the administration, which requires a competent and honest civil service. And, indeed, it is essential that these two areas are combined to political ideals become realities that provide welfare to citizens, without loss of freedom. Well, this is only possible if an intermediate instrument to enable both types of actors-politicians and public servants, employees working in the same direction is introduced. That instrument is the professionalized management function. In her professional public managers, who are the lubricant that enables communication between the political universe and administrative, who pass political decisions in language understandable to employees and who expose political views of the bureaucracy, they must be present so that they can understand and share them if need be. Without them, the clash of values ​​and priorities may be inevitable. Thanks to them the work of both levels -political and administrative-roles can achieve synergies and positive results for the community. Master in Senior Public Management is designed to provide training for action (policy applied) to public managers. The contents of the academic plan intended to enhance the values, knowledge and skills of the participants to act effectively in: Public sector management, particularly in the areas of public policy, human resources, budgeting and economic and financial management. Decision-making and problem solving in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies and programs. Strategic planning, organizational design and public marketing. Program The Master consists of 60 credits that will be studied throughout a school year from September to June. Master's academic background includes: Subject 1. STRATEGIC DIRECTION FOR PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) strategic direction and generation of public value. Interdependencies analysis and environmental management: environmental changes and their impact on public organizations. The need for new approaches to public action: the strategic approach and technical management in the public sector. Strategic management techniques Analysis and design of strategic plans. Utility, design and implementation of the balanced scorecard. Subject 2. ORGANIZATION AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT I (3 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) The organization of institutions. Analysis and design of organizational structures. Organization functions and processes. The quality of public institutions. Methods for quality management. 3. MARKETING PUBLIC subject (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) Introduction to public marketing. The generation of intelligence. Market segmentation. The program management. The service distribution strategies. The price determination. Effective government communication. Subject 4. LEGAL-SOCIAL PROBLEMS OF ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) The organization and dysfunctions of the General State Administration and guidelines for reform within its field of competence and relations with the European Union. The autonomic system, financing and the impact thereof on the part of its current powers regime impact on ways of delivering large public network services. Analysis of the local organization and the expectations of its evolution after having taken a bundle of skills that is increasingly difficult to sustain but being the only administration that manage these matters. The current problem of duplication of powers. Changing forms of administrative action with specific impact on the formation and implementation of policies Subject 5. ANALYSIS AND PUBLIC POLICY intergovernmental management (6 credits - Mandatory - 1st Semester.) Policy analysis as a tool for management. Public problems: tools and techniques for identifying public issues. The management of the public agenda as skill directive. The prospective analysis and anticipation: the executive management of public policies. The design and formulation of public policy: techniques for effective decision-making. The ability to solve public problems. The design and management of the implementation of public policies: the implementation phase as crucial to solving public problems. The evaluation of public policies: techniques and instruments. Knowledge management for generating public value. Management of public policies and programs in complex intergovernmental contexts. Subject 6 ORGANISATION AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT II (3 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). Management systems for quality. Certification. ISO 9001: 2000 The process of implementing a quality management system. Total quality. The model of excellence Subject 7 ECONOMIC RESOURCES: BUDGETING AND BUDGET MANAGEMENT (6 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). The role of the public sector in a market economy. Collective choice and behavior of the public sector. Budget preparation techniques. The cost-benefit analysis as a tool for collective decision. The main policies of spending and income in the welfare state. Budgeting in Spain. The execution of public spending. The control of public spending. The financial control. Financial reforms and expenditure management review of the public sector's role in modern market economies. . Course 8 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC ETHICS (6 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester) The changes in society and new trends in strategic human resource management. The human resources system and its subcomponents in the theory and practice of Administrations. Human resource planning: definition techniques of quantitative and qualitative needs. Management skills and their application to the public sector. Functional analysis. Public employee motivation and motivational techniques of management. Performance evaluation instruments, challenges and potentials. The management and operation of high performance teams. Transformational leadership and adaptive leadership. Organizational culture as a factor for leadership. Public ethics and the ethics of public servants: conflicts of values. Ethics infrastructure frameworks integrity: how to promote integrity and prevent corruption in the public sector. Subject 9 skills and competencies (3 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). Effective oral communication skills in public and to the media. Skills for writing texts and development of effective presentations. Techniques for interpersonal conflict resolution. Techniques for the development of emotional intelligence. Techniques for the delegation and the "empowerment". Techniques for organization and management. Management stress management. The labor mobbing. Subject 10 INNOVATION AND OPEN GOVERNMENT (6 credits - Compulsory - 2nd Semester). Modernization of Public Administration: new trends in network management. Advances in new technologies applied to the administration: e-government. Participatory Democracy and its application to the Public Administration: citizen participation and open government. Transparency in administration. Right of access to public information. Reuse and share data on line: good governance as open government. Master's thesis work (9 credits - Mandatory - 2nd Semester) Permanent Seminar on Public Economics and Management, monographic, involving personalities from politics, government and the scientific community (complementary activity - 16 hours) [-]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus or Online Part time 1 year September 2017 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree aims to offer an interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for professional work in the field of Public Administration and Public Law, through the acquisition of the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. It provides the necessary training to specialise in administrative law, so it is a complement to the master's degree in Law. It also provides the fundamentals for starting to do research in the fields of the master's degree... [+]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law This master's degree provides interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for future professionals in the field of public administration and public law. It focuses on the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. Since participants are trained to specialise in administrative law, it is a complement to the Master's Degree in Law. Participants also receive instruction in the fundamentals of research in the fields of the Master's Degree. The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that enables students to simultaneously study the Master's Degree in Legal Practice in conjunction with another university master's course taught at the Faculty of Law and thus obtain a law specialisation. For more information please consult the Faculty of Law's website Career opportunities Analysis, management and consultancy in the public sector; specialised practice of public, administrative and regulatory law. Research in the field of public administration, public management and public law. Timetable Classes are held 2 or 3 days a week in the afternoon/evening from 4 to 8 p.m. Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish Student Profile Graduates holding the required academic degrees, public sector employees and private professionals working in the area of public, administrative and regulatory law. FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects State Theory and Legal Thought Historical and Legal Analysis of the Public Administration Organization and Political Institutions of the State and Catalonia Public Governance Administrative Organization and Activity Institutions and Policies of the European Union Public Procurement and Management of Public Services Civil Service Law Analysis and Evaluation of Public Policies Public Economics Financial Law Sociology of Public Administrations Work Placement Final Project Optional Subjects OPTIONAL SUBJECTS: In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated. Organizational Communication and Marketing of the Public Administrations Electoral Law Urban Law and Management Economic Regulation, Instrumental Entities and Public Companies Administrative and Social Law Public Integrity Legal Analysis of Prevention and Safety Managerial Skills and Organizational Competencies Electronic Administration Advanced Administrative Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Administrative Liabilities and Risks Management Environmental Law BRIDGING COURSES:(*) Introduction to Public Law and to the Spanish Legal System (*)After checking the candidate’s transcript, the body responsible for admission can decide that the student must attend and satisfactorily complete some of the subjects that are programmed as bridging courses. Admission qualifications Graduated in Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Economics, Labour Science, Administration and Business Management, Labour Relations, Management Sciences and related fields. Also graduated of bachelor’s degrees in fields different from the above mentioned, provided that they are holding a postgraduate degree in fields related to this master’s degree or relevant professional or institutional experience that justifies the access to the master’s degree. Specific documentation A part from the compulsory documentarion to pre-enrole to the programme, students must do submit the following documents: documentación adicional: Proof of additional training related to the content of the master's degree: courses, seminars and other training activities Proof of professional experience Proof of knowledge of foreign languages Letters of motivation or recommendation Proof of knowledge of Spanish or Catalan (if applicable) Selection criteria Pre-enrolled students will be selected according to the following criteria: Suitability of the admission qualification: up to 30 point. The following scale will be used to grade qualifications: a. A degree in the field of social sciences and law: up to 30 points. b. A degree in another field: up to 15 points. Evaluation of the student’s academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 30 points. Suitability of the professional profile (professional experience in the public or private sector relevant to the content of the master's degree): 20 points. Competence in languages (other than Spanish or Catalan): up to 10 points. Complementary training related to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities, for which proof must be provided): up to 10 points. [-]

International Master in Finance - Bilingual

EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Participants will learn to effectively apply the elements of this dynamic "mix of talent" as they develop their professional careers. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Barcelona in Spain.

What will I get out of this program?

The goal of EADA's international programmes is to develop management competencies in the participants, placing emphasis on four fundamental areas. Mastery of specific business tools and techniques.  Development of interpersonal competencies that are essential to international managers.  Acquiring a global vision of the company and its strategic position in the business environment.  Participants will learn to effectively apply the elements of this dynamic "mix of talent" as they develop their professional careers. 

Methodology

EADA has developed its own practical, active and participative approach with emphasis on "learning by doing".  The methodology reflects companies' demand for professionals with skills such as: the capacity to reflect, ability to act in the face of change, versatility to work in multifunctional teams and adaptability to the challenges of a global environment.  ... [-]