A one-year MBA
in Entrepreneurship
and Innovation

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The School of Business Administration,
Founded by Daniel and Raphael Recanati

Starting Fall 2017

The International MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
is designed to train a select group
of students with the knowledge
and skills for successfully
adapting to emerging business trends.

Students will acquire tools for creating services and products that are suitable for global markets. They will benefit from this unique opportunity to study in Israel, a country widely viewed as a hub of innovation and hi-tech firms.

The curriculum includes the development of sustainable business models; financial and data analysis; and current trends in management, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Consistently ranked one of the World's Top 100 universities and Top 25 schools outside of the US, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a multidisciplinary institution of higher learning and research, and an internationally recognized scientific center.

The School of Business Administration

In today's business environment, executives must cope with volatility and high levels of uncertainty. The Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Israel's leading business school prepares its graduates to meet these challenges and gives them the tools that will enable them to lead and succeed.

The Rothberg International School

The Rothberg International School opened its first program in 1955, with 22 American students. Since then, the overseas study program has steadily expanded and the number of courses offered greatly increased. Today the Rothberg International School attracts more than 2000 students annually, from over 80 countries around the globe, who are looking to study in Israel in English.

The Rothberg International School

Academic Calendar

(does not include the exam week):

Fall Semester

October 22, 2017 – January 26, 2018

Spring Semester

March 18 - June 28, 2018

Summer Semester

July 15 – September 6, 2018

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A one-year MBA in Entrepreneurship
and Innovation

The International MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is designed to train a select group of students with the knowledge and skills for successfully adapting to emerging business trends. Students acquire tools for creating services and products that are suitable for global markets. They benefit from this unique opportunity to study in Israel, a country widely viewed as a hub of innovation, hi-tech firms, and start-ups. In addition, students gain value beyond the classroom through a professional internship, networking with faculty and exploring the Israeli business hub.

Students have the benefit of learning from internationally acclaimed experts, who are at the forefront of research in their fields. A rich extracurricular activities program is offered, including tours, cultural and social events, lectures and more.

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Curriculum

The program consists of 48 credits taken over three consecutive semesters (autumn, spring and summer), as well as a professional internship during all three semesters. Advanced elective courses will be offered in the following clusters:

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Global Aspects of Finance
  • Globalization and Management

In addition, interested participants will have the opportunity to take courses on Israeli society and culture.

Sample Course List

REQUIRED COURSES

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative Models

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Startups and Innovation: The Israeli Model
  • New Product Policy
  • Creativity
  • Stock Markets and Financial Systems Around the World
  • Business Markets and Economic Growth in East Asia
  • International Business Strategy

Internship Course

As part of the international MBA, students will take part in a year-long internship at companies with proven evidence of entrepreneurship and innovation. The main goal of the internship course is to allow students to analyze business processes while gaining practical experience at these leading technological and consulting firms.

Interns will be positioned in one of several organizations with which our program collaborates, such as Intel, Amdox, SIT, Lotem and Linkedin, where they will spend one day a week, from October to July. They will take part in organizational tasks and procedures, such as financial analyses and procedures, assisting in HR-related issues, taking part in marketing efforts, joining research and development processes etc. Interns will also meet regularly at the university with the internship course teacher, in the form of an interactive workshop to discuss and analyze their experiences at the firm, using theoretical frameworks from business studies, providing meaningful links between theory and practice.

The Jerusalem School of Business Administration

In today's business environment, executives must cope with volatility and high levels of uncertainty. The Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Israel's leading business school prepares its graduates to meet these challenges and gives them the tools that will enable them to lead and succeed. Visit the school's website.

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Prof. Zvi Wiener Prof. Zvi Wiener

Dean, School of Business Administration, the Hebrew University.

Prof. Shaul Oreg Dr. Lior Amsellem

Academic Head of the program. A lecturer in the Finance and Banking Department at the Jerusalem School of Business.
imba@savion.huji.ac.il

Dr. Micki Eisenman Dr. Micki Eisenman

A lecturer in the Organizational Behavior group at the Jerusalem School of Business.

Prof. Moshe (Shiki) Levy Prof. Moshe (Shiki) Levy

Associate Professor of Finance. Specializes in portfolio theory, decision-making under uncertainty, evolution of preferences, social networks.