Management - Graduate

Faculty of Management – The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration

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Graduate Programs

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Management of Technology and Information Systems
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Organizational Behavior
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Finance-Accounting
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Marketing Management
  • Executive MBA (in Hebrew) - Registration is at the secretariat of the program:  Executive MBA – tel: 03-6409955
  • Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA (in English) - Registration is at the secretariat of the program: Executive MBA, tel: 03-6409955
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Specializing in Financial Management - Registration is at the secretariat of the program: MBA in Financial Management – tel: 03-6408863
  • International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) (in English) - Registration is at the secretariat of the program: IMBA, tel: 03-6406320.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management - Registration is at the secretariat of the program: MBA in Technology Entrepreneurship – tel: 03-6405725.
  • Postgraduate studies for those holding a master’s degree

 

Registration Procedure:

Program Beginning of studies for the 2017/2018 academic year
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Management of Technology and Information Systems
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Finance-Accounting
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Marketing Management
  • Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.) in Organizational Behavior
  • Postgraduate Studies

Fall, Spring

  • Executive MBA (in Hebrew)
  • Kellogg-Recanati Executive MBA (in English)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Specializing in Financial Management
  • International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) (in English)

Fall semester only

 

Registration and Admission requirements

Candidates must meet the general requirements of Tel Aviv University, including proficiency in Hebrew for those holding university degrees from abroad, as detailed in the General Admission Requirements section of this booklet.  Candidates are eligible to apply to the graduate programs of the Faculty of Management if they have fulfilled the following conditions:

  1. Hold a master’s or higher degree
  2. Hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum average grade of 75.
  3. Have passed the GMAT (see below)
  4. Obtained a score of at least 45 on the quantitative section of the GMAT is a prerequisite for applying to the MBA program and the M.Sc. in Finance-Accounting program

 

Admission will be considered on the basis of a formula that weights the grade of the degree the candidate already holds and quantitative GMAT score (depending on the requirements of the program for which the candidate is applying).

 

Any additions to or deviations from the above admission requirements for individual programs are given below.  Moreover, the Faculty’s Admissions Committee reserves the right to change or add requirements at its discretion.  The Committee gives priority to candidates who have stated one of the Faculty’s programs as a first choice.

 

GMAT

  1. All of the Faculty’s programs require candidates to pass the quantitative GMAT, as detailed below.   Exemption is given to those holding a D.M.D., Ph.D., or M.D. as well as a master’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education in Israel with a minimum grade point average of 85 in engineering, the exact sciences (according to the departments of Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Exact Sciences), life sciences (according to the departments of Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Life Sciences), economics, or management sciences.
  2. All other holders of a master's degree, not included in the above categories, will have to meet the admission threshold, which will be determined by the Faculty's Admission Committee after all applications have been received.
  3. The Admission Committee will consider exceptional cases.
  4. Applicants who meet the following criteria may submit a request to the Admissions Committee for exemption from the GMAT:
  • Holders of a bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 90 in the following areas: engineering and the exact sciences.
  • Holders of a master's degree in another discipline with a substantial quantitative component

 

Such requests will be considered by the Admissions Committee, which will examine the knowledge acquired by the applicants in their previous studies. Only requests by applicants who have submitted all relevant documents will be considered.

 

Registration forms and information on the GMAT are available at www.mba.com. Candidates are required to note when they took the GMAT and whether they have the results.  They must attach the confirmation given at the time of the test in Israel or present it at the Registration and Admissions Center for photocopying.

 

Registration procedure

 

Fall semester 2017/18

Spring semester 2017/18

Registration dates

22.1.2017 – 31.5.2017

1.11.2017 – 1.1.2018

Last permitted GMAT date

31. 5.2017

1.1.2018

Last date for submitting university degree entitlements

1.8.2017

1.1.2018

 

Deliberations on an applicant’s file will begin only if it contains all the necessary documentation.

 

Master of Business Administration, MBA (1231)

Purpose of the program

The program aims to prepare students to fill managerial positions and make decisions under conditions of uncertainty. It provides students with various necessary tools such as ways of thinking, methods of analysis, work and research habits, and application principles that have been developed in the social sciences, mathematics, and management and assists them in developing diagnostic and analytical powers, judgment, and decision-making ability.

 

Registration and Admission requirements

See the section on graduate admissions.  All candidates are required to pass the quantitative GMAT, with the exceptions listed above.

 

Admission is conditional upon the following: A weighting of the undergraduate degree grade with the quantitative GMAT score that meets the threshold set for the class to which the candidate is seeking admission.

 

Calculation of the admissions formula:

(Undergraduate grade point average x 0.4) + (GMAT quantitative percentile x 0.6).  The admissions score is determined every semester.

 

The Faculty will be offering a structured year of required courses only with studies concentrated in two days a week: Tuesday, from 15:45 to 21:30 and Friday, from 7:45 to 13:30.

 

Calendar year: two semesters + summer semester.

 

Master of Science in Management Sciences (M.Sc.)

Program tracks

Management of Technology and Information Systems (1242)

Organizational Behavior (1243)

Finance-Accounting (1244)

Marketing Management (1245)

 

Purpose of the programs

The aim of the programs is to provide students with the maximum amount of formal scientific knowledge of the basic subjects related to the problems of business administration;  to exploit to the maximum their prior knowledge of the scientific disciplines relevant to questions of management and business;  to train students in the educated use of relevant scientific methods and modern techniques; to set up interdisciplinary teams with a common interest in basic problems in the area of management and business.  These programs are designed to prepare professionals in a specific area who understand the managerial problems in depth and will be able in the long term to be scientists and to fill key management positions in society and the economy.

 

As part of the Faculty's effort to reorganize its advanced studies, two alternative tracks of M.Sc. studies are offered:

  • A program without thesis, consisting of at least 28 semester units of courses, offering the student a measure of flexibility in the selection of courses.
  • A program with thesis, requiring 20 semester units of courses and a written thesis, designed also for outstanding students planning to continue to doctoral studies.
  • The program of studies and list of courses are detailed on the Faculty's website

 

 

Management of Technology and Information Systems 

The program aims to provide a theoretical and practical basis for designing, developing, implementing, and managing technology and knowledge-intensive systems.  As the program also addresses the multidisciplinary facets, together with the technical facets, students are encouraged to take advanced courses in related areas, such as computer sciences, operations research, economics, organizational behavior, and engineering.

 

Registration and Admission requirements

See details in the section on general admission requirements for the master’s programs. Candidates must meet the quantitative GMAT requirements. They are requested to include a detailed CV in the registration package.  In its deliberations, the Admissions Committee has the right to take into account any of the candidate’s undergraduate and graduate scholastic achievements that may be relevant to studies in the area of management of technology and information systems, as well as relevant professional experience.  Candidates should include in the registration package all material attesting to their academic achievements, professional experience (including references), to support their application to the program.  If necessary, the candidate will be invited for a personal interview.

 

Admission to the M.Sc. in Management Sciences – Management of Technology and Information Systems (1242), without GMAT

Applicants will have completed their undergraduate studies with distinction, with a GPA of at least 90 in engineering, the exact sciences, brain sciences, or economics.

Admission will be conditional on:

  •       An  undergraduate GPA of at least 90
  •       A grade of at least 90 in undergraduate courses in statistics and research methods
  •       An interview with the admissions committee

 

Organizational Behavior 

Purpose of the program

The program aims to prepare office holders and expert consultants in the area of organizational behavior and management.  Students concentrate on certain subjects according to their particular areas of interest, such as executive development, organizational consulting, managing human resources, general management and managerial behavior, and labor relations in organization.

 

Registration and Admission requirements

The program invites applications from those holding a bachelor's degree with a minimum grade of 75 and those holding a master's degree.

All candidates are required to pass the quantitative GMAT, as detailed in the section on the GMAT.

In special cases the admissions committee will consider general GRE or GRE advanced scores.

When considering applications, attention is paid to overall academic performance as well as to the relevance of prior studies to the area of organizational behavior, academic performance in related courses, relevant professional experience, and the GMAT score. 

 Applications will be considered for the M.Sc. in Organizational Behavior from candidates who have not passed the GMAT.

 

Admission will be dependent upon the following:

  • A GPA of at least 90 in undergraduate studies in psychology
  • A GPA of at least 90 in undergraduate courses in statistics and research methods
  • An interview with the Admissions Committee
  • An exam testing prior knowledge in mathematics
  • A GPA of at least 75 in a course in economics in the first semester of studies – admission to be program will be conditional until the end of the first semester of studies

 

 Admission to the M.Sc. in Management Sciences – Organizational Behavior (1243), without GMAT

Applicants will have completed their undergraduate studies with distinction, with a GPA of at least 90 in engineering, the exact sciences, brain sciences, or psychology.

Admission will be conditional on:

  •      An  undergraduate GPA of at least 90
  •      A grade of at least 90 in undergraduate courses in statistics and research methods
  •      An interview with the admissions committee

 

Finance-Accounting 

Purpose of the program

The program aims to prepare students for management and staff positions in the finance-banking sector, for positions in the area of financial management and firm auditing, and for research and advanced studies.  Students concentrate on various subjects such as the capital market, firm financing, banking, accounting, and applications of decision theory to financing. 

 

Registration and Admission requirements

The program invites applications from those holding a bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 75 in a relevant discipline.  Candidates must meet the quantitative GMAT requirements.

 

Admission to the M.Sc. in Management Sciences – Finance-Accounting (1244), without GMAT

Applicants will have completed their undergraduate studies with distinction, with a GPA of at least 90 in engineering, the exact sciences, brain sciences, or economics.

Admission will be conditional on:

  •      An  undergraduate GPA of at least 90
  •      A grade of at least 90 in undergraduate courses in statistics and research methods
  •      An interview with the admissions committee

 

Marketing Management 

The M.Sc. program in Marketing Management provides students with a broad perspective on the world of business and management and a deep understanding of the ways of achieving the organization’s goals through marketing activities.  The program is based on core studies that expose the students to the main principles of the world of management and the latest areas of knowledge in marketing.  In addition, students can focus on specific tracks such as 4P marketing in the modern era, marketing without geographical borders, and marketing communications in today’s social world. 

 

Students who choose the track without thesis acquire a broad education that develops their professional and research capabilities in the area through the relevant marketing theories and models.  Outstanding students who are interested in taking on a research project or in continuing on to doctoral studies may choose a research track and write a thesis that constitutes a prerequisite for doctoral studies in marketing (subject to finding a supervisor and obtaining the approval of the head of the program).

 

Registration and Admission requirements

  • Holders of a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of not less than 75 or holders of a higher degree may submit applications.
  • All applicants are required to pass the GMAT, GRE or equivalent (see the section on the MBA program for exceptions to this rule).

 

Admission to the M.Sc. in Management Sciences – Marketing Management (1245), without GMAT

Applicants will have completed their undergraduate studies with distinction, with a GPA of at least 90 in engineering, the exact sciences, brain sciences, economics, or psychology.

Admission will be conditional on:

  •        An  undergraduate GPA of at least 90
  •        A grade of at least 90 in undergraduate courses in statistics and research methods
  •        An interview with the admissions committee

 

Executive MBA (1235)

The Faculty of Management’s Executive MBA program enables senior managers with substantial experience and a bachelor’s degree to take a master’s program in a concentrated form, without cutting themselves off from the work place. The Executive MBA program may be taken in one of two tracks:

 

The Recanati Executive MBA Program

The EMBA program is aimed at executives with substantial managerial experience, holding an undergraduate degree.  The Program enriches their professional knowledge base and provides them with the tools to be leaders in the business world. 

 

The program provides a world-class MBA experience for accomplished executives coming from a variety of sectors and disciplines.

 

The framework of study is designed to accommodate the needs of working executives and enable them to pursue their careers while studying.

 

Teamwork is strongly emphasized.

 

The program includes international facets:

  • A study tour abroad is part of the ‘International Business’ course.
  • In an International Exchange Week students from EMBA programs abroad are invited to study with the class.

 

The program is conducted in Hebrew.

 

The students take all courses as a single group (cohort).

 

Classes are concentrated into certain fixed days of the week, in consecutive semesters for about 2 years.

 

Studies are oriented to general management, without specialization.

 

Further details and admission requirements may be obtained at: Tel. 03-6409955; or by visiting our Hebrew website. Offices: Rooms 220-226, the Recanati Business School. 

 

The Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA Program (1237)

The program is offered jointly by the top-rated Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Recanati Business School at Tel Aviv University.  It is one of six Kellogg Executive MBA programs and partnerships running concurrently in different locations around the globe - Chicago, USA; Miami, USA; Koblenz, Germany; Hong Kong, China; Toronto, Canada and Tel Aviv, Israel. The program is aimed at senior executives in organizations that operate in the international arena.

 

The curriculum integrates all managerial functions and disciplines with emphasis on the international aspects of business administration.

 

Within the framework of the program, students spend two weeks studying at the Kellogg School of Management in the USA and have an option of a week at one of the Kellogg partner schools around the world.

 

The framework of study is designed to accommodate the needs of working executives and enable them to pursue their careers while studying.

 

Teamwork is strongly emphasized. The students take all courses as a single group (cohort). Classes are concentrated into certain fixed days of the week with the addition of a number of intensive study weeks for about 2 years. Studies are oriented to general management, without specialization.

 

Further details and admission requirements may be obtained at: Tel. 03-6406312; or visit our program's website. Offices: Rooms 220-226, the Recanati Business School. 

 

MBA Specializing in Financial Management (1261)

This program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in accounting who have also completed an extra year of advanced studies in accounting at a recognized institution of higher education. It aims to prepare accountants for management positions with emphasis on financial management. The program enables its participants to study for an MBA degree in a concentrated form without cutting themselves off from the work place. The program of studies follows that of the regular MBA program, with certain special features:

  • The students take all courses as a single group (cohort).
  • Classes are concentrated into certain fixed days of the week, usually Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.
  • Students receive four semester units of credits in recognition of the courses they have taken in their extra year of advanced studies in accounting.
  • Studies are concentrated into two semesters, with the last course of integrative studies being held in the third semester. This year, the integrative studies take the form of a business simulation.
  • Admission requirements are: a bachelor’s degree with a grade point average of at least 75; a diploma certifying a year of advanced accounting studies recognized by the Israel Auditors Council; a personal interview. 

 

Further details and registration forms are available at the program offices: Faculty of Management, Recanati Building, Room 239, tel. 03-6408863.

 

International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) (in English) (1238)

The Sofaer International MBA – IMBA is a new program of studies at Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Management.  It is a one-year program conducted in English, with classes held over the course of three semesters: autumn, spring and summer.  Students will be allowed to spend the summer semester at a school abroad. 

 

Applications will be considered from candidates with the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher from a recognized institution of higher learning
  • A GMAT score
  • At least two years of professional experience.

 

Applicants will be required to present 2 essays and 2 letters of reference.  In addition, they will be invited for a personal interview with the head of the program.

 

Further details may be obtained from the IMBA website, or from the IMBA program offices: tel. 972-3-6407345; or email us.

 

 

MBA in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (1264)

 

Academic Manager: Prof. Moshe Zviran

Program Director: Dr. Iris Ginzburg

 

Recanati Business School’s MBA in Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship focuses on the domains relating to initiating and managing companies of which technology is core to their business. The Program is designed for students who have an academic background in engineering, exact science, computer science or life science, as well as students who have an undergraduate degree in economics, law, or hold key roles in the technology industry.

 

The Program offers core MBA courses such as economics, accounting, finance, strategy, and marketing, as well as program-specific courses such as entrepreneurship, innovation management, technology and R&D management, developing new products in the digital era, technology project management, the legal aspects of new ventures, innovation and design thinking, consumer centric marketing, B2B marketing, digital markets, and human resource management in tech organizations. The Program is taught by distinguished professors from Tel Aviv University as well as leading lecturers from the Israeli industry and guest lecturers from abroad.

 

The curriculum emphasizes learning through case studies, teamwork, master classes and hands-on projects. The Program is composed of 5 academic semesters, taught during two academic years, including additional workshops during semester breaks, company visits throughout the year and mentorship sessions. The Program offers cohort classes with the intention of providing networking-orientated experiences and professional development activities. Courses are taught on Sunday afternoons and Friday mornings, mostly in Hebrew, and applicants must be fluent in the Hebrew language. 

 

Admission criteria: applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited academic institution; have at least 3 years of professional experience in management; optional GMAT score.  Suitable applicants will be invited to a personal interview with program management.

 

Further details may be obtained from the MTEI Hebrew website, or from MTEI program officials: tel. 972-3-6405725.

You can also email us.

 

Postgraduate Studies for Those Holding a Master’s Degree (1232)

Purpose of the program

The program aims to enable those holding an MBA or other master’s degree related to the area of management to continue their studies in order to broaden and update their knowledge of issues concerned with the academic content of business administration. The program consists of at least eight semester units of courses and seminars. Graduates receive a diploma attesting to their participation in the program and their area of specialization. The areas of specialization offered are management and organizational behavior, finance-accounting, banking, marketing, technology and information systems, strategy and entrepreneurship, and healthcare systems administration. 

 

Registration and Admission requirements

The program invites applications from those holding an M.B.A. or master’s degree in a related area with a minimum grade point average of 75. 

 

Candidates are required to note on the application form the area in which they wish to specialize.

 

 

More information regarding all the Faculty's programs, can be found on the Faculty of Management's Hebrew website.

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