Written on 09 Jun 2016.
Are you interested in an MBA that enables you to specialise in your field of interest, expand your international exposure and maximise your contact opportunities? The EDHEC Global MBA offers you a specialisation track, a residential seminar in Singapore, London or Silicon Valley and contact opportunities through company treks, meetings with key players in industry, and networking events with alumni and recruiters.
This specialisation track attracts candidates seeking to hone their people and project management skills on a general level. Using EDHEC’s Singapore campus as a base, MBA participants meet speakers from companies such as BIC, Hermes, Marina Bay Sands and Hyflux, get a taste of Singapore’s burgeoning entrepreneurial scene and benefit from an EDHEC Alumni Night networking event.
Courses in the Leadership Track are:
EDHEC’s campus in the financial hub of London’s City district hosts participants as they attend a series of conferences by speakers across the financial industry spectrum, from M&A and Compliance to Fintech and Private Equity. Attracting participants who already have sound knowledge of Finance/Accounting, this track delivers in-depth knowledge of the London “ecosystem” and global finance in general, preparing for management positions in the area of Finance. Outstanding EDHEC faculty and key speakers deliver courses on:
This track is ideal for candidates seeking to ignite their creative spark and set up their own business venture, test the economic viability of a new business project, take over an existing company or even set up and manage a new business unit within a company. Ten to fifteen percent of the class start new businesses each year, several aided by EDHEC’s on-campus incubator. The trip to Silicon Valley introduces participants to the full entrepreneurship ecosystem with visits to start-ups, more mature companies, venture capitalists and pitching academies. During the track, participants work in teams to explore a new business idea in depth and assess its potential, concluding with the presentation of a business plan to a panel of investors and experienced entrepreneurs. Coursework includes modules on:
Focusing on the dark side of business such as corruption, non-ethical competitors, internal fraudsters, money laundering, bid-rigging, and cyber threats. This track attracts candidates interested in learning more about risk management solutions at a strategic level. Classroom partners and speakers include: Heads of Security, Directors and Managers from companies such as Rio Tinto, PWC, BNP, KPMG, DHL, NISOS, Europol and Reuters. The week-long trip to Silicon Valley this year focused on cybercrime threats and solutions.
With a second international trip to South Africa available and one of the world’s most internationally diverse MBA classrooms, participants get tremendous multi-cultural exposure during our 10 month programme. Find out more from firstname.lastname@example.org.