MBA Tracks

The Technion MBA includes a general MBA track, which covers a broad range of issues related to management, entrepreneurship, and innovation, as well as three specialization tracks.

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General Program

The track provides cutting-edge knowledge and tools via a combination of theoretical and practical study, and trains students for leading management positions in various sectors of Israeli and global industry. The track encompasses all areas of classic management training, and equips students with both theoretical models and analytical tools alongside practical methodologies and tools for immediate implementation in today’s rapidly-changing business and technological environment.

The program comprises of 50 academic credits, 30 of them from mandatory core courses, and 20 from elective courses.

11 core courses of 2 credits each:

1. 98740 Statistics for Managers
2. 98760 Organizational Behavior
3. 98760 Negotiation Management
4. 98780 Financial and Managerial Accounting
5. 98750 Managerial Economics
6. 98783 Marketing Management
7. 98782 Competitive Strategy
8. 98788 Entrepreneurship and Business Development
9. 98772 Corporate Finance
10. 98710 Operation Management
11. 99765 Behavioral Economic and Ethics

One mandatory management game carrying 3 credits:

12. 99780 Management Game

One mandatory project carrying 5 credits:

13. 99768 Project in Global Strategic Management
14. 99777 Project in Entrepreneurship
15. 99776 Project in Global Strategic Marketing
16. 99775 Project in Management (ESCP)
17. Project in Data Mining/e-Commerce

Total Mandatory Credits: 30 credits

1. 99790 Technology
and Quantitative Methods
Research and Development Management
2. 98712 Project Management (for Development of New Products)
3. 98730 Quantitative Methods in Management
4. 99863 E-Commerce (Management of E-commerce websites)
5. 98721 E-Commerce Models
6. 98753 Game Theory for Managers: Auctions
7. 98782 Introduction to Data Sciences (using Python, Machine Learning)
8. 98788 Selected Topics in Business Intelligence
9. 98772 Internet of Things
10. 99745 Strategy,
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship: Matching Technologies and Market Opportunities
11. 99792 Managing the Innovation Process
12. 99749 Cooperative Strategy
13. 98736 Corporate Strategy
14. 99745 Lean Start-up Entrepreneurship (Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship)
15. 98747 Intellectual Property – Legal Defense of Knowledge Assets
16. 98785 Economy Financial Reporting and Financial Report Analysis
17. 98771 Capital Market
18. 99860 Management in the Global Economy
19. 98800 Management International Management
20. 98792 Management of Competitive Intelligence
21. 9862 Business Law
22. 98763 Organization Behavior Cross-Cultural Management
23. 98795 Business Leadership
24. 98762 Human Resource Management
25. 99720 Workshop in Business Communications
26. 99765 Selected Topics in Organizational Behavior: Team Management
27. 98790 Marketing Marketing Aspects of Product Development
28. 99748 Shaping Consumer Preferences

Attendance at four seminars / industry days

Total Elective Credits: 20 credits

MBA Specialization Tracks

Our unique and flexible MBA program focuses on the management of technology-intensive and knowledge-rich organizations, covering a broad range of issues related to management, and with a particular emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship.

We aim to prepare our students to become the leaders of tomorrow, able to help their companies navigate the rapidly-changing technological demands of the global marketplace and to thrive in the era of “big data.” Thus, the Technion MBA offers a choice of four specialization tracks, in addition to the General MBA track described above. These are: (1) Big Data and Business Intelligence; (2) Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management; (3) The Azrieli Start-Up MBA; and (4) Life Sciences MBA.

Students in all tracks must complete all 30 academic credits from mandatory core courses, with the required project focusing on the area of the specialization track. In addition, of the 20 credits from elective courses, at least four courses must be taken from a selection offered for the specialization track.

Explore our MBA Tracks

This track allows students to specialize in business data analytics, which involves managing and utilizing the big data accumulated by organizations.

The success of companies and organizations is increasingly dependent on how well they manage their databases and use their data for various purposes, as well as on their performance in the field of electronic commerce, which encompasses online marketing, sales, purchasing, and financial activities. Managers with a background in these areas are thus much in demand. The track focuses on methods and tools that help managers improve business capabilities via big data analysis and the use of electronic commerce. It is suitable for students with prior experience in programming.

Students on this track must complete all 30 academic credits from mandatory core courses, in which the required project will focus on data mining and/or e-commerce. Of the 20 credits from elective courses, at least four courses must be taken from a selection offered for this track (at least one on electronic commerce and one on artificial intelligence).

11 core courses of 2 credits each:
  1. Statistics for Managers or Introduction to Data Science*
  2. Organizational Behavior
  3. Negotiation Management
  4. Financial and Managerial Accounting
  5. Managerial Economics
  6. Marketing Management
  7. Competitive Strategy
  8. Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  9. Corporate Finance
  10. Operation Management
  11. Information Technologies and Strategies
One mandatory management game carrying 3 credits:
  1. Management Game
One mandatory project carrying 5 credits:
  1. Project in Global Strategic Management**
  2. Project in Entrepreneurship**
  3. Project in Global Strategic Marketing**
  4. Project in Management (ESCP) **
Total Mandatory Credits: 30 credits
Notes:
*Introduction to Data Science is recommended for students with an exemption from Statistics for Managers
**Students must complete one of the projects
1. 99863 E-Commerce (Management of E-commerce websites)
2. 98721 E-Commerce Models
3. 98753 Game Theory for Managers: Auctions
4. Introduction to Data Sciences (using Python, Machine Learning)
5. Selected Topics in Business Intelligence
6. Internet of Things
7. Project in Data Mining/e-Commerce (out of the Mandatory Core Courses)

Total Elective Credits: 13 credits

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship track is designed to train managers for start-up companies and knowledge-rich and technology companies competing in the global marketplace. The track trains students to lead and manage entrepreneurship and innovation, both within existing organizations and in new enterprises, with an emphasis on identifying opportunities, fundraising and resource development, intellectual rights management, negotiating, and managing the innovation process from identifying an opportunity or challenge through to bringing the product or service to market.

Students on the Innovation and Entrepreneurship track must complete all 30 academic credits from mandatory core courses, in which the required project will focus on entrepreneurship and/or innovation. Of the 20 credits from elective courses, at least four courses must be taken from a selection offered for this track.

11 core courses of 2 credits each:
  1. Statistics for Managers or Introduction to Data Science*
  2. Organizational Behavior
  3. Negotiation Management
  4. Financial and Managerial Accounting
  5. Managerial Economics
  6. Marketing Management
  7. Competitive Strategy
  8. Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  9. Corporate Finance
  10. Operation Management
  11. Information Technologies and Strategies
One mandatory management game carrying 3 credits:
  1. Management Game
One mandatory project carrying 5 credits:
  1. Project in Global Strategic Management**
  2. Project in Entrepreneurship**
  3. Project in Global Strategic Marketing**
  4. Project in Management (ESCP) **
Total Mandatory Credits: 30 credits
Notes:
*Introduction to Data Science is recommended for students with an exemption from Statistics for Managers
**Students must complete one of the projects
1. 98788 Entrepreneurship and Business Development *
2. 98772 Corporate Finance*
3. 98760 Negotiation Management *
4. 99792 Managing the Innovation Process
5. 98790 Marketing Aspects of Product Development
6. 98712 Project Management (for Development of New Products)
7. 99745 Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship: Matching Technologies and Market Opportunities
8. 99745 Lean Start-up Entrepreneurship (Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship)
9. 98747 Intellectual Property – Legal Defense of Knowledge Assets
10. 99777 Project in Entrepreneurship *

* are part of the Mandatory Core Courses

Total Elective Credits: 13 credits

The Azrieli Start-Up MBA track is for students who are interested in setting up or developing a technological venture. The main goal of the program is to provide the students with management tools and an understanding of the processes involved in launching a start-up company, and to help them develop entrepreneurial ways of thinking and problem-solving capabilities.

The program serves as an incubator for developing deep technologies and implementing them in businesses. Every student is assigned an academic tutor and a business mentor. Studies are held on Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings; on other days of the week, students work on developing their ventures.

Students on the Start-Up MBA track must complete the 30 academic credits from mandatory core courses, in which the required project will focus on developing their start-up enterprise. Of the 20 credits from elective courses, at least four courses must be taken from a selection offered for this track

11 core courses of 2 credits each:
  1. Statistics for Managers or Introduction to Data Science*
  2. Organizational Behavior
  3. Negotiation Management
  4. Financial and Managerial Accounting
  5. Managerial Economics
  6. Marketing Management
  7. Competitive Strategy
  8. Entrepreneurship and Business Development
  9. Corporate Finance
  10. Operation Management
  11. Information Technologies and Strategies
One mandatory management game carrying 3 credits:
  1. Management Game
One mandatory project carrying 5 credits:
  1. Project in Global Strategic Management**
  2. Project in Entrepreneurship**
  3. Project in Global Strategic Marketing**
  4. Project in Management (ESCP) **
Total Mandatory Credits: 30 credits
Notes:
*Introduction to Data Science is recommended for students with an exemption from Statistics for Managers
**Students must complete one of the projects
1. 98788 Entrepreneurship and Business Development *
2. 98772 Corporate Finance*
3. 98760 Negotiation Management *
4. 99792 Managing the Innovation Process
5. 98790 Marketing Aspects of Product Development
6. 98712 Project Management (for Development of New Products)
7. 99745 Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship: Matching Technologies and Market Opportunities
8. 99745 Lean Start-up Entrepreneurship (Selected Topics in Entrepreneurship)
9. 98747 Intellectual Property – Legal Defense of Knowledge Assets
10. 99777 Project in Entrepreneurship *

* are part of the Mandatory Core Courses

Total Elective Credits: 13 credits

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The Life Sciences MBA program allows students from Biology and other life sciences fields, to specialize in managing and leading life science organizations and ventures.

The track focuses on methods and tools that help managers improve their business capabilities. The emphasis is on identifying opportunities for implementing discoveries in basic life science and implementing them in the business arena. The program suggests courses on regulations, fund raising, intellectual property, negotiation, quantitative tools for Life Science, as well as knowing the global eco-system, all applied for the Biotech business world.

Studies are held at the Technion campus in Haifa on Thursday afternoons (2pm to 9.30pm) and Friday mornings (9am to 1.30pm). The program is spread over nine mini-semesters of nine weeks each, for a total duration of 21 months.

Students on this track must complete all 30 academic credits from mandatory core courses, in which the required project will focus on the life sciences. Of the 20 credits from elective courses, at least four courses must be taken from a selection offered for this track.

Serial Course Number
Course Name
Points
1 66525 Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Life Sciences 2
2 098002

Quantitative methods for managers in Life Sciences

2
3 138000

From basic science to the biotech ecosystem

2
4 138009 Clinical studies and regulation in biotech 2
9 098747

Intellectual Property – Legal Defense of Knowledge Assets

2
10 098001

Life-Science Translational Research proj.  (part of the Mandatory Core Courses)

2
Total Elective Credits: 13 credits 13