University of Deusto: Deusto Business School

Introduction

DEUSTO BUSINESS SCHOOL: A CENTURY-OLD INSTITUTION



Deusto has pioneered the training of business leaders at its two previous faculty departments: La Comercial, part of the Bilbao campus since 1916; and ESTE, created in 1956 at the San Sebastian campus.



Deusto Business School is distinctive for its coherence with a centuries-old tradition and prestige while embracing the major tendencies now transforming the world of business.

The Rankings ISSUE 2015 of the Spanish university system, conducted by the IVIE and the BBVA Foundation, provides comparative information and ranks the universities for the volume of their results and productivity. The report, released on 16 March, listed the University of Deusto as the best for teaching.

INTERNATIONALISATION

Deusto Business School maintains important agreements and strategic alliances with some of the best business schools and universities in the world, with programmes taught jointly or intensive modules conducted at renowned centres abroad.



INFRASTRUCTURE AND SURROUNDINGS

Bilbao Campus

Bilbao is the financial and commercial heart of the Cantabrian coastal region and is an international benchmark for urban renewal. The Bilbao campus of Deusto University enjoys a privileged location facing the Guggenheim Museum, the Iberdrola Tower and the Euskalduna Palace of Congress.

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The main activities of Deusto Business School in Bilbao take place at La Comercial. This building is designed to be sustainable and the facilities are adapted to the new technological demands of undergraduate and graduate education and Executive training.

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San Sebastian Campus

Named European Capital of Culture 2016, San Sebastian enjoys stunning landscapes, the power of the Cantabrian Sea, beautiful beaches and a variety of traditional, romantic and modern architecture.

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The campus is situated in the centre of the city along the Paseo de Mundaiz, which runs besides the river. The activities of Deusto Business School take place in the Edificio Aranzadi, the Edificio Altuna-Aulario and the Edificio Garate-Innogunea.

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WHY STUDY A MASTER’S AT DBS?


  • All Deusto Business School programmes are Official programmes. 

  • All the programmes include an internship.

  • If you do not have an economics or business degree, some of the Deusto Business School Master’s programmes are an ideal way to give you a leg-up into the professional world of business.

  • If you already have a degree in Business Management, the specialised Master’s at DBS are the perfect complement to help you to start your professional career in a particular field of business.

  • We offer you a teaching staff formed by University of Deusto lecturers and business leaders with broad experience. 

  • A varied, modern and interactive methodology with a focus on developing abilities through teamwork. 

  • You will join a reputable professional network of more than 15,000 former students through Deusto Business Alumni.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master in Advanced Marketing (Spanish)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Spain Bilbao

This Master taught in Spanish language aims to equip managers who will assume responsibilities in the field of marketing of advanced knowledge and skills in a precise increasingly global and interconnected markets. [+]

Program Description This Master aims to equip managers who will assume responsibilities in the field of marketing of advanced knowledge and skills in a precise increasingly global and interconnected markets. It aims to train professionals capable of setting strategies relationship with customers and consumers, distribution policies and communication, brand management in the light of the new challenges and opportunities offered by advances in information and communications technology and taking into account the particularities of the various markets and countries; managers who are able to identify and propose the most suitable business models in each environment, design and implement sustainable and responsible strategies. The Master's Degree in Advanced Marketing is taught itinerant way between the campus of San Sebastian and Bilbao: Course next edition 2016/17: Campus Bilbao The program is aimed at Graduates in Business Administration (or equivalent) or other disciplines that have completed at least 12 ECTS in the area of ​​marketing such as advertising and public relations, Communications, Tourism, Journalism, Psychology ... Program A) Compulsory subjects: from September to January Strategic Marketing Area Area Strategic Brand Management Relationship Marketing Area B2B and Channel Management Area Area Integrated Communication Sustainability and Innovation Area Manager on a Networked World B) Optional subjects: February -September Optative subjects Business practice Master's Thesis Admission requirements Academic Requirements Official university degree (or equivalent). People who are in the final year of college may apply for admission, in which case the final admission is conditional upon completion of studies before the Masters. Have completed at least... [-]

Master in Business Innovation (English)

Campus Part time 9 months September 2017 Spain Bilbao San Sebastian United Kingdom Cambridge Italy Florence Madrid + 6 more

The MBI is an Executive Master, taught in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School and Orkestra (Basque Institute of Competitiveness). The programme is unique in its field, integrating theory and practice and reinforcing the idea of innovation through action. It allows participants to discover new business opportunities, enhance the development and implementation of strategic ideas, create a culture that encourages innovation, facilitate the integration of R+D+I, develop an innovation project for their company and convert themselves into leaders who can drive innovation in their companies. The course consists of 6 intensive week-long modules in various locations. [+]

Program Description The MBI is an Executive Master, taught in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School and Orkestra (Basque Institute of Competitiveness). The programme is unique in its field, integrating theory and practice and reinforcing the idea of innovation through action. It allows participants to discover new business opportunities, enhance the development and implementation of strategic ideas, create a culture that encourages innovation, facilitate the integration of R+D+I, develop an innovation project for their company and convert themselves into leaders who can drive innovation in their companies. The course consists of 6 intensive week-long modules in various locations. 
Programme Module 1- Strategic Analysis for Innovation - Bilbao, 9th-14th May 2016 Understand the key concepts and techniques to shape companies’ innovation strategy. Module 2- Innovation Management- Florence, 27th June- 1st July 2016 Identify the key stages, methods and critical elements of innovation processes and routines. Module 3- Leadership for Innovation- San Sebastian, 26th September-1 st October 2016 Learn from history how to lead yourself and your organization going forward. Module 4- Building the Innovative Organisation- Madrid, 21st -26th November 2016 The alignment of the key functional areas to facilitate innovation. Module 5- Leveraging Innovation: Intra/entrepreneurship- Cambridge, 23rd-27th January 2017 The role of innovation in the entrepreneurial process and in firm creation. Module 6- Global Innovation Hot Spots- Bilbao, 20th-25th March 2017 Learn about distinctive innovation models from around the globe – where do you see your organization next? Admission Requirements Professional Experience: Candidates will have at least five years of professional... [-]

Master in Competitiveness & Innovation (English)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain San Sebastian

The programme relies on a close collaboration between Deusto Business School and Orkestra- Basque Institute of Competitiveness, one of the leading authorities on understanding and promoting territorial competitiveness. [+]

Program Description The programme relies on a close collaboration between Deusto Business School and Orkestra- Basque Institute of Competitiveness, one of the leading authorities on understanding and promoting territorial competitiveness. The programme aims to develop the knowledge and capabilities necessary to identify and analyse the key factors driving competitiveness and innovation at the organisational and territorial levels. It will promote an understanding of the key relationships between these levels of analysis that will support effective decision making amidst the complexity of real-world innovation and competitiveness. Programme
 Basic common training: Semester 1 (September-January) 

a) Competitiveness and innovation: theoretical foundations Competitiveness and innovation theories Territorial competitiveness and innovation systems Business competitiveness and innovation management b) Responsible sustainability and innovation in an interconnected world

 Candidates may choose one of these itineraries: Semester 2 (February-June)

 c.1) Strategic Projects in Competitiveness and Innovation: Professional itinerary Change and innovation management Value creation Practicum Master’s Final Thesis c.2) First Steps in Competitiveness and Innovation Research: Research itinerary Theories and scientific bases focused on competitiveness and innovation research Research methods, and skills on academic research communication Master’s Final Thesis Total: 60 ECTS
 Admission requirements Academic qualifications:

 Degree in Business Management or a related discipline that contains a significant focus on business/management subjects If applicants have a degree in an unrelated discipline, professional experience with strategic projects in the fields of competitiveness and administration may be considered as relevant, but entry will be conditional on passing an entrance exam. Candidates who are in the final year of their undergraduate... [-]

Master in European & International Business Management (English, French and Spanish)

Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Spain Bilbao United Kingdom Bradford France Nantes + 4 more

The EIBM trains professionals to promote and lead the development of business projects - especially those with international or multicultural connotations – in collaboration with the objectives of a company and promoting its success in a committed, responsible and ethical fashion, in order to improve its competitiveness in a globalised environment. [+]

Program Description The EIBM is a joint programme taught in European 3 universities and 3 languages: English, French and Spanish. It trains professionals to promote and lead the development of business projects - especially those with international or multicultural connotations – in collaboration with the objectives of a company and promoting its success in a committed, responsible and ethical fashion, in order to improve its competitiveness in a globalised environment. The EIBM Master’s is a joint, official graduate programme taught in conjunction with Deusto Business School, AUDENCIA-Nantes École de Management and Bradford. 
The EIBM takes place in three prestigious universities in three European countries (Spain, France and the UK). The management classes in each country are taught in the local languages - three of the most frequently-spoken languages in the world: Spanish, French and English. Students quickly become accustomed to new environments, ways of working and changing their location at the end of each term. Excellent linguistic proficiency is required to pursue the Master’s degree. During the programme, language skills are honed and consolidated by the 6 credits devoted to improving the oral and written levels of business in the three languages. Programme Preliminary Language course (Spanish, French and English). 1.Legal/economic context & Corporate Social Responsibility Economics
 Labour law
 European law
 Corporate social responsibility 2. Company organisation and management Organisational design
 Change management
 Project design
 Comparative international management
 Communication skills 3. Marketing & logistics Marketing
 European marketing
 Export techniques
 Purchasing management 4. Finance Accountancy
 Financial management 
 European financial management 5.... [-]

Master In Finance (Spanish)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Spain Bilbao

A key feature of the Master taught in Spanish is the flexibility it gives the participant making competent to work in very different fields of financial management (industrial and service companies, banks and financial institutions, asset managers, etc. [+]

Program Description The main aim of the course is to acquire a professional profile with advanced training in the field of finance to allow developing positions of responsibility in this field in a short period of time. A key feature of the Master is the flexibility it gives the participant making competent to work in very different fields of financial management (industrial and service companies, banks and financial institutions, asset managers, etc. The Master in Finance is aimed at: Licensed / as or graduates / as in Administration and Management (or similar degrees) It is also open to graduates / as in other disciplines who wish to acquire a solid background in the financial field. In this case they will have to previously acquire skills in the financial sector by a Preparatory Intensive Course taking place in the months of July to September prior to the start of the program. Program Subject Corporate finance Markets Banking and Wealth Management Practices End of Master Project Admission requirements Academic requirements: Graduates / as in Business Administration (or equivalent). They have direct access to the selection process. Graduates in other degrees must perform intensive pre-master. Languages: The Master is taught primarily in Spanish and some courses in English at a level equivalent to C1 is required in both languages. Proof of English proficiency: the following titles that are equivalent to C1 may be submitted: Certificate in Advanced English - CAE BEC Higher TOEFL from 80 IELTS from 6.5 There is also the possibility... [-]

Master in Finance / Campus San Sebastian (Spanish)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Spain San Sebastian

The main aim of the course is to acquire a professional profile with advanced training in the field of finance to allow developing positions of responsibility in this field in a short period of time. [+]

Program Description The main aim of the course is to acquire a professional profile with advanced training in the field of finance to allow developing positions of responsibility in this field in a short period of time. A key feature of the Master is the flexibility it gives the participant making competent to work in very different fields of financial management (industrial and service companies, banks and financial institutions, asset managers, etc. The Master in Finance is aimed at: Licensed / as or graduates / as in Administration and Management (or similar degrees) It is also open to graduates / as in other disciplines who wish to acquire a solid background in the financial field. In this case they will have to previously acquire skills in the financial sector by a Preparatory Intensive Course taking place in the months of July to September prior to the start of the program. Program Subject Corporate finance Markets Banking and Wealth Management Practices End of Master Project Admission requirements Academic requirements: Graduates / as in Business Administration (or equivalent). They have direct access to the selection process. Graduates in other degrees must perform intensive pre-master. Languages: The Master is taught primarily in Spanish and some courses in English at a level equivalent to C1 is required in both languages. Proof of English proficiency: the following titles that are equivalent to C1 may be submitted: Certificate in Advanced English - CAE BEC Higher TOEFL from 80 IELTS from 6.5 There is also the possibility... [-]

Master in Human Resources (Spanish)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Spain Bilbao

The Master in Human Resources (taught in Spanish) is a competent professional way to integrate and develop people within the business project which includes, seeking their commitment to it, thus contributing to the differentiation of the company and hence its sustainability. [+]

Program Description The Master in Human Resources competent professional way to integrate and develop people within the business project which includes, seeking their commitment to it, thus contributing to the differentiation of the company and hence its sustainability. The Master in Human Resources is aimed at: Those graduates and graduates / as with little professional experience who wish to access the function of managing people in organizations. In this case it is mandatory to conduct an internship that simultanean with the program. Those HR professionals concerned about staying abreast of new trends and knowledge in managing people management. In this case the participants made an improvement project for the company in which they work. It is to be noted that in order to participate with this profile candidates must travel to Bilbao on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Program The Master in HR is divided into 8 subjects: ▪Subject 1 and 2: Which shows the importance that the program gives knowledge in business management for the necessary integration of people management in business strategy. ▪Subject 3 and 4: Engaged in the acquisition of technical skills in people management and personnel management as well as to meet the legal and labor relations organizations. ▪Subject 5: Management Skills: To develop in the participants of the precise management skills sought in the management profile (it is taught in weekends). ▪Subject 6: Coaching sessions: its growth facilitator role people. 4 individual sessions and group sessions 6 develop. ▪Subject 7: Practices or improvement project: Participants... [-]

Master in International Business (English)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain San Sebastian

This Master’s offers future managers the appropriate expertise to recognise international business opportunities and to design and implement international business strategy, taking into account the key elements of international management (marketing, finance, human resources, etc) of each country. [+]

Program Description This Master’s offers future managers the appropriate expertise to recognise international business opportunities and to design and implement international business strategy, taking into account the key elements of international management (marketing, finance, human resources, etc) of each country. The programme trains participants to become specialists in international business management by emphasising the uniqueness of the global geographical areas and developing the necessary skills for working in multicultural teams. Programme Module: Advanced Topics in Global Management
 International Strategy
 International Marketing 
International HH.RR and Career Development
 International Economics and Law 
International Finance and Tax Systems Module: Doing Business in International Markets 
 Doing Business in Asia
 Doing Business in Ibero America
 Doing Business in Europe
 Doing Business in US/Canada, Africa and Oceania Module: Sustainability and responsible innovation in an interconnected world Module: Internship Module: Final Thesis Total: 60 ECTS Admission Requirements Academic qualifications: 

Graduates of Business Management and Administration (or equivalent) or related university degrees.
 Candidates who are in the final year of their undergraduate studies may also apply, although the definitive offer of a place on the MIB programme will be conditional on the successful completion of their studies. English level: 

 The following accreditations may be submitted: 
 - Certificate in Advanced English – CAE
 - BEC Higher
 - TOEFL (above 80 points)
 - IELTS (above 6.5 points) Failing such accreditations, candidates also have the possibility to take an internal level test organised by the Language Institute of Deusto University, or to take and pass the Institute’s C1 level English course.... [-]

Master in Management (Spanish)

Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Spain San Sebastian

The Master in Business Management is a Master´s Degree taught in Spanish language designed for people with training other than management (engineering, law, science, sociology, ..) areas can get the most out of their way through the program and is also suitable for People with company training obtained in countries other than Spain. [+]

Program Description The Master in Business Management is designed for people with training other than management (engineering, law, science, sociology, ..) areas can get the most out of their way through the program and is also suitable for People with company training obtained in countries other than Spain. The Master in Business Management provides comprehensive training in both knowledge and personal development and can acquire skills, abilities and attitudes of the manager. Its purpose is to train professionals who can access multiple management positions in diverse areas of national and international companies from different sectors. Also, it pays special attention to promoting own entrepreneurial skills (innovation, creativity, decision-making and implementation of the same ...), both as necessary elements to develop business ideas and own projects, for its growing importance in the world of business, where professionals with these skills are required to deal with a globalized environment changing faster and faster. Program Module A: Common Basic Training Accounting and Management Control Economic and legal context in Entrepreneurship Marketing Management Strategic Direction Financial direction People Management Process Management and Decision Making Module B: Deepening Sustainability and Responsible Innovation in an Interconnected World Advanced Management (optional content) Module C: Practice and Master's Thesis Professional practice Master's Thesis Total: 90 ECTS Admission requirements Academic Requirements Official university degree (or equivalent). People who are in the final year of college may apply for admission, in which case the final admission is conditional upon completion of studies before the Masters. They can also request access... [-]

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Deusto Business School.

Address Bilbao Campus
 Hermanos Aguirre, 2
48014 Bilbao, Spain
Website http://www.dbs.deusto.es/
Phone +34 915 77 61 89

Address San Sebastian Campus Mundaiz, 50
20012 San Sebastian, Spain
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Address Madrid Headquarters Castelló, 76
28006 Madrid, Spain
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