IMBA REQUIRED COURSES AND ELECTIVES
INTERNATIONAL MBA CURRICULUM—64 credits
The International MBA consists of:
4 credits of IMBA core course
42 credits of MBA core courses
18 credits of electives
Summer (22 cr)
- ES700 Executive Presentations (1 cr)
- ES 701 Executive Written Communication (1 cr)
- OB 712 Managing Organizations and People (4 cr)
- OM 726 Creating Value through Operations and Technology (4 cr)
- MK 724 Marketing Management (4 cr)
- AC 711 Financial Reporting and Control (4 cr)
- IM842 Business in Asia Pacific (4 cr)
Fall (23 cr – with a max of 23 cr)
- ES 740 Career Management (2 cr) – completed during Fall Pre-Term
- FE 722 Financial Management (4 cr)
- QM 717 Data Analysis for Managerial Decision-Making (4 cr)
- FE 730 Economics and Management Decisions (4 cr)
- Electives (9 cr)
Spring (19 cr – with a max of 22 cr)
- SI 751 Competition, Innovation & Strategy (4 cr) – completed during Spring Pre-Term Intensive
- IS 711 IT Strategies for a Networked Economy (4 cr)
- PL 700 Current Topics in Law and Ethics (2 cr)
- Electives (9 cr)
*Curriculum can be slowed down to complete an internship over the second summer and students can graduate in September or January of the following year.
MBA CONCENTRATIONS & PROGRAMS
MBA concentrations are optional, and many students choose not to concentrate. If you are changing fields and have limited experience, a concentration could be helpful.
Concentration descriptions and requirement information from the GPO Website
For an overview of the concentration courses and how they may count towards multiple concentrations, here are the MBA Concentration and Program Course Options.
- International Management
- Leadership and Organizational Transformation
- Operations and Technology Management
- Strategy and Business Analysis
For more information, check out the Field Seminar website.
INDIA FIELD SEMINAR
This program is designed for MBA students who seek to understand the rapidly changing global forces of the health sector as they intersect with the dynamics of an emerging country. Following a series of meetings in Boston, students will travel through India for 14 days (13 nights), visiting Bangalore, Mumbai, and Delhi. The field study program will include visits to government agencies, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, health sector start-up companies, health centers, research laboratories, and academic research settings.
The Indian Field Seminar is designed to help students:
- Examine the emerging global market in the health sector.
- Understand the complex interacting dynamics of economic development, international competition, government policy, and entrepreneurial initiative in a key emerging country.
- Evaluate more efficient and effective development and delivery models created in an environment of limited resources.
- Identify business opportunities in the health sector presented by rapid development in India and other emerging countries. Understand the long-term trends of linkages that will develop and the complex market dynamics that will be created.
- Understand the role of entrepreneurial initiative in creating new ventures across the life science product and delivery arenas.
- Analyze and compare business strategies that seek to align business goals with both societal goals and emerging markets and revenue streams.
- Explore and evaluate the use of strategic alliances, public-private partnerships, and multiple financing mechanisms to support new venture development.
2014 ITINERARY *itinerary is subject to change
- December 28 (SAT) Arrive in Bangalore
- December 29 (SUN) India Field Seminar begins
- December 30 – January 1 (MON – WED) Bangalore sessions & free time
- January 1 (WED) Fly to Mumbai
- January 2 – 6 (THU – SUN) Mumbai sessions & free time including tour to Elephanta Caves
- Jaunary 6 (MON) Fly to Delhi
- January 7 – 11 (TUE – SAT) Sessions in Delhi including optional tour to the Taj Mahal
- January 12 (SUN) Return to Boston
You can always contact the IMBA staff, but here are the information sources:
- Faculty: Andrea Sodano email@example.com
- GPO Advisor: Alicia Clemente firstname.lastname@example.org
- Financial Aid: Nicola Melton email@example.com
ONLINE APPLICATION - FROM April 26 7AM Eastern Standard Time
2014 PROGRAM COSTS
- Program Fee: $4,000 (includes accommodations, including breakfast, in-country airfare, transportation to site visits, other orientation tours, guides and site admissions, arrival and farewell meals)
- Airfare: $1,500 (Estimated Boston to India)
- Meals & Incidentals: $450