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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for its International StartUp 360° MBA Program

Offered by the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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For the past two decades, the world has undergone an unprecedented technological revolution, one that has influenced almost every aspect of the way we live, work and do business. Startups – the small, innovative companies which creatively disrupt existing services and products – have played a key role in shaping this revolution, along with the new knowledge, theories, and practices required to support the new ecosystem.

Offered by the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the International Startup 360° MBA program is a unique and intensive one-year program that focuses on entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and the ecosystem, providing the students with the tools to analyze and develop business processes while gaining practical experience.

The Jerusalem Business School has designed its International StartUp 360° MBA to give a select group of students the knowledge and skills required to successfully adapt to this new business reality. Students learn at the hub of innovation and booming hi-tech, start-up ecosystem.

The International StartUp 360° MBA has two tracks:

1.     Non-Business Background Track

  1. Basic Business Core Courses
  2. Startup 360° Courses
  3. Electives
  4. Internship
  5. Trans-disciplinary Innovation Program (TIP)

2.     Business Background Track 

  1. Startup 360° Courses
  2. Innovation Electives
  3. Internship
  4. Trans-disciplinary Innovation Program (TIP)

Program delivery

Taught entirely in English, one of the main goals of the International StartUp 360° MBA is to give students practical experience in applying theoretical and analytical concepts to real-life business challenges. The program focuses on three key aspects: entrepreneurs, investors, and the ecosystem, and therefore enables students to learn from the points of view of entrepreneurs, founders-to-be, or potential investors.  Taught by experts in their field, who share cutting-edge academic knowledge, the program covers subjects such as:

·       Entrepreneurship

·       Strategy

·       Finance

·       Accounting

·       Human Resources

·       Marketing

·       Operations

·       Technology

The StartUp 360° MBA program credits are taken over three consecutive semesters, with the first two semesters including a professional internship, and the TIP program running through the summer semester. By the end of the fully immersive eleven-month MBA program, students acquire the building blocks; and also undergo an internship and pitched their ideas to the venture capital community.

Website: https://imba.huji.ac.il/startup

Admission process:

Students applying for the International StartUp 360° MBA must do so via the Rothberg International School website. After creating their profile, students are required to fill out the application questionnaire online and upload the required documents on the applications page.

Admission Cycle:

The admission cycle for the program are rolling.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by the Hebrew University, with a GPA of 3.2 or above, or the equivalent on an Israeli scale (82 or above) along with a minimum GMAT and GRE score. The minimum required GMAT or GRE score depends on the student’s GPA:

GMAT: Quantitative Scale: 6-51

The GMAT quantitative score and the GPA in Israeli terms must add up to at least 130.

For example, if GPA score  in Israeli terms is a 88, then the student needs at least a 42 on the quantitative section of the GMAT. 

GRE: Quantitative Scale: 130-170

Students are also required to submit an English proficiency level with a minimum TOEFL exam score of 90 and an ILETS score of 7 or above.

Tuition & Scholarships:

Tuition for the program is USD 31,000 (INR 2476900 approx.)

In honor of the 30th anniversary of full diplomatic relations between Israel and India, the Hebrew University Business School is offering a 10% tuition scholarship to all MBA students from India.

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