What is UB Business?
UB Business is a platform that centralizes and coordinates research in business at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Its mission is to build a reputation for internationally excellent research in major fields of business.
UB Business pools the key strengths of the faculty in six research areas: Strategy and entrepreneurship, Technology and Operations management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and General management.
UB Business offers a Graduate Program partially taught in English: the university master’s degree in Business Research and the doctoral program (PhD) in Business. The master’s degree is a one-year program designed to provide students with the methodology and technical skills to develop research focused on business competitiveness. The doctoral programme in Business is a unique offer within the Catalan university system where students can develop high-level research activities in business and management.
UB Business also offers an Executive MBA Program to provide students a broad point of view on management, business managerial skills and techniques in the current competitive, increasingly changing and complex atmosphere.
UB Business focuses on four targets:
- Executive MBA
The Executive MBA of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universitat de Barcelona is a one-year in-person program offered to professionals with previous working background. The program, taught in Spanish by an interesting mix of experienced managers and university professors, aims at helping managers working in Spain willing to improve their professional career.
- MSc in Business Research
Nowadays, our Master’s degree in Business Research is the main way in for the students willing to join our PhD in Business programme. The Master is mainly taught in Spanish (some lectures are also taught in English). From this academic year on, our commitment is to increase requirements and quality standards for the student’s admission according to an increasing demand.
- PhD in Business
Our PhD in Economics is a unique program within the Catalan university system where students can develop high-level research activities in business and management. Students enrolled in our programme will be assigned one supervisor specialized in their chosen research field in order to guarantee the highest academic standards of the thesis defended.
- Research in Business at the UB
UB Business pretends to be a an appealing window to the international academy of the research and the academic activities developed in the Faculty of Economics and Business, particularly in the business and management fields: seminars, courses, workshops, etc and the promotion of the top international research developed.
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