Electives & Concentrations


Drill deeper into your business interests by choosing from 130-plus different electives those that best reflect your own career plan. Each course has been carefully crafted to give you an essential, unique and interlocking perspective on general business management.


During the elective courses, students can choose specific courses* in the following categories to earn a concentration along with their MBA diploma.

MBA Concentrations


International Financial Management
Applied International Economics
International Management
Reframing the Future of Business
People Management and Asia
China Globalization and the World
Managing Global Operations

Finance Finance

ESG and Impact Investment
Wealth Management
Applied Tools for Investors
Banking: Present and Future
Search Funds – Managing Creativity
Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Finance
Corporate Finance in Emerging Markets
Value Investing


Data Data Analytics
& Digital Business

Artificial Intelligence and Analytics
Data Science for Business
Digital Commerce-1
Product Management in the Digital Age
Managing the Virtual Enterprise
Machine Learning
Competing in the digital economy
Digital Business Models

Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship
& Innovation

Design Thinking for Management Development
Entrepreneurship: New Ventures
Social Innovation and social entrepreneurship
Venture Capital: Terms and Deals
Business Model Challenge
Creativity and Laboratory of Ideas
Entrepreneurial Finance
Venture Capital & Private Equity
Technology and Innovation Strategy


Sustainability & Responsible Business

From Adam Smith to Pope Francis: What is Business for?
The Future of Capitalism
Cities in Motion: Strategy Foundations of City Management
Corporate Governance
Middle East: From Cultural Foundations to Sustainibility & AI
Strategy in the Energy Sector-2
Environmental, Social and Governance
ESG and Impact Investment
Reframing the Future of Business Leadership
Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Creating Opportunities for Meaningful Change
Sustainable Finance
Social Impact & Sustainability Consulting
Managing Social Ventures
Strategy and Sustainability

*Courses offered as of September 2021.  


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