Management - Graduate

Faculty of Management – Coller School of Management 

 

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Graduate Programs

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management Sciences - Management of Technology and Information Systems
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management Sciences - Organizational Behavior
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management Sciences - Financial Management and Capital Market 
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)  in Management Sciences - Marketing Management in the Digital World
  • 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: 03-6406312
  • Sofaer Global M.B.A  in Venture Innovation and Entreprewneurship (GMBA) (in English) -  Registration is at the secretariat of the program: IMBA, gmba@tauex.tau.ac.il.
  • Postgraduate studies for those holding a master’s degree

 

Registration Procedure:

Program Beginning of studies for the 2021/2022 academic year
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management Sciences -  Management of Technology and Information Systems
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management Sciences - Financial Management and Capital Market
  • Master of Science  (M.Sc.) in Management Sciences - Marketing Management in the Digital World
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management Sciences - Organizational Behavior
  • Postgraduate Studies

Fall, Spring - conditioned upon faculty's decision

  • Executive MBA (in Hebrew)
  • Kellogg-Recanati Executive MBA (in English)
  • Soafer Global MBA in Venture Innovation and Entrepreneurship 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 bachelor’s degree or a master degree with a minimum average grade of 75 or hold a higher degree.
  2. Obtained a score of at least 45 on the quantitative section of the GMAT or  a score of at least 131 in the quantitative section of the psychometric or a score of at least 715 on the quantitative SAT, as prerequisite for applying to the MBA program and the M.Sc.
  3. Admission of candidates who hold a degree from universities abroad or from branches of foreign universities in Israel, which is recognized by the HEC (High Education Council in Israel), is subject to the Faculty’s Admission Committee approval.

Admission will be considered on the basis of a formula that weights the grade of the degree the candidate already holds and quantitative GMAT/ quantitative psychometric score (depending on the requirements of the program for which the candidate is applying). Candidates will be admitted if they comply with the above conditions and have an Admission Weighted Score of 81.

 

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, or medical science.
  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.

 

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 or quantitative psychometric, with the exceptions listed above.

 

Admission is conditional upon the following: A weighting of the undergraduate degree grade with the quantitative GMAT/ quantitative psychometric score that meets the threshold set for the class to which the candidate is seeking admission. Candidates will be admitted if they comply with the above conditions and have an Admission Weighted Score of 81.

 

Calculation of the admissions weighted score formula:

(Undergraduate grade point average x 0.4) + (GMAT quantitative percentile/quantitative psychometric 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: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, from 15:45 to 21:30 and Friday, from 08:00 to 13:45.

 

Calendar year: two semesters + summer semester.

 

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

 

Program tracks

Management of Technology and Information Systems (1242)

Organizational Behaviour (1243)

Financial Management and Capital Market (1244)

Marketing Management in the Digital World (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 22 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 ( 1242)

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/quantitative psychometric requirements.

 

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

All of the Faculty’s programs require candidates to pass the quantitative GMAT/ quantitative psychometric as detailed above. Exemption is given to those:

  1. Holding a D.M.D., Ph.D., or M.D.
  2. Holding a master’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education in Israel with a minimum grade point average (GPS) 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, management sciences, psychology, brain sciences, medical sciences or other discipline with substantial quantitative component. 
  3. Holding a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education in Israel with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 90 in engineering, exact sciences, economics, brain sciences and biotechnology

Admission is subject to the committee approval and discretion.

 

Organizational Behavior (1243)

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

See details in the section on general admission requirements for the master’s programs. Candidates must meet the quantitative GMAT/quantitative psychometric requirements. All candidates are required to pass the quantitative GMAT/quantitative psychometric, as detailed in the section on the GMAT.

 

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

Holding a D.M.D., Ph.D., or M.D.

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

Admission will be conditional on:

Holders of a bachelor’s degree from an institution for higher learning recognized by the Israeli Council for Higher Education in the areas of Sociology, Anthropology, Human Resources Services and Human Resources with a final grade of no less than 90, who have also passed at least two undergraduate quantitative courses with a grade of no less than 91.

Holders of master's degree from an institution for higher learning recognized by the Israeli Council for Higher Education in the areas of Engineering, Exact Sciences, Life Science, Economics, Management Science, Psychology, Brain Science, Medical Science with a final grade of no less than 85 or other discipline with substantial quantitative component.  As well as holders of a master’s degree from an institution for higher learning recognized by the Israeli Council for Higher Education in the areas of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Science, Human Resources Services and Human Resources and Organizational Behavioral with a final grade of no less than 85, who have also passed at least two quantitative courses with a grade of no less than 91.

 

Financial Management and Capital Market (1244)

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

See details in the section on general admission requirements for the master’s programs. Candidates must meet the quantitative GMAT/quantitative psychometric. 

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

 

Admission to the M.Sc. in Management Sciences – Financial Management and Capital Market (1244), without GMAT\Quantitative Psychometric

 

  1. Holding a D.M.D., Ph.D., or M.D.
  2. Holding a master’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education in Israel with a minimum grade point average (GPA) 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, management sciences, brain sciences, medical sciences, or other discipline with substantial quantitative component. 
  3. Holding a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education in Israel with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 90 in engineering, exact sciences, economics, accounting, brain sciences and biotechnology

Admission is subject to the committee approval and discretion.

 

Marketing Management in the Digital World (1245)

The M.Sc. program in Marketing Management in the digital world 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 marketing mix in the digital world, 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

  • See details in the section on general admission requirements for the master’s programs. Candidates must meet the quantitative GMAT/quantitative psychometric. 

 

Admission to the M.Sc. in Management Sciences – Marketing Management in the Digital World (1245), without GMAT\Quantitative Psychometric

  1. Holding a D.M.D., Ph.D., or M.D.
  2. Holding a master’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education in Israel with a minimum grade point average (GPA) 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, psychology, management sciences, brain sciences, medical sciences, or other discipline with substantial quantitative component. 
  3. Holding a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher education in Israel with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 90 in engineering, exact sciences, economics, psychology, brain sciences and biotechnology

Admission is subject to the committee approval and discretion.

 

Executive MBA (1235)

The Coller School of Management’s Executive MBA programs enable 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. 

Academic Director – Dr. Yuval Kalish

Programs Director – Tali Shekel-Graff 

 

The Recanati Executive MBA Program

The Recanati Executive MBA Program is notable for the depth of its connection to the complex realities of the business world, its scope, its demands, the quality of the managers studying in it and the quality of its teaching. It aims to prepare participants for senior general management positions, train them as business leaders and provide them with professional depth alongside theoretical knowledge.

 

The executives studying in the program come from a wide range of sectors and disciplines, making for a varied class composition that ensures significant mutual enrichment and contributes to successful future networking. The networks created within the program will serve the executives in both their daily work and decision making, during the program and in the years to come.

 

The curriculum integrates all areas of management. In addition to analytical tools and theoretical models, managers studying the program also learn how these tools can be used in a rapidly changing business and economic reality. The combination of reality with academic theories is particularly emphasized by a number of integrative courses embedded as anchors throughout the program. In these strategic courses, the managers apply in events and projects taken from their work as senior management and simulations all the tools they have acquired in their studies.

 

The program offers its students an option of an international exchange week with students from leading EMBA programs around the world. During this international week students have the opportunity to meet and study with students from other programs, to be further exposed to global issues, to develop and expand their networking opportunities, and to acquire direct international exposure.

Recanati EMBA International Partner Schools are ESADE Business & Law School, Barcelona & Madrid, Spain, UCLA the Anderson School of Management, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA, SDA Bocconi Executive MBA Program, Milan, Italy, Skolkovo – Moscow School of Management, Moscow, Russia, the International Business School, Suzhou, China, and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

 

The framework of study is designed to accommodate the needs of working executives and enable them to pursue their careers while studying. The students take all courses as a single group (cohort). The program is held two days a week (Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings), and studies are completed within 22 months.

 

The program is conducted in Hebrew.

 

Further details and admission requirements may be obtained at: Tel. 03-6409955; remba@tauex.tau.ac.il or by visiting our Hebrew website. Offices: Rooms 220-226, Recanati Building. 

 

The Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA Program (1237)

 

The Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA Program is one of seven programs established by the Kellogg School of Management and leading business schools around the world. The program offers students a world class academic experience, unparalleled access to a broad range of global learning opportunities, and the ability to connect professionally and personally with the Kellogg School of Management’s prestigious global network.

 

With seven Executive MBA campuses around the world —in Canada, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the United States — the Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA is one of the most diverse and global executive MBA programs in the world.

 

The Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA program awards a joint MBA degree from the two schools: the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University.

 

The Kellogg-Recanati program provides mid and senior level executives with both the practical tools and academic fundamentals necessary to manage global organizations. The curriculum covers the full spectrum of general management principles and disciplines with an emphasis on international business.

 

Teaching in the program is done primarily by select senior faculty members of the Kellogg School of Management and the Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration.

 

Students take four of the courses in an intensive module at the Kellogg School of Management in the USA and they take two additional courses in a global elective 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.

 

 

Further details and admission requirements may be obtained at: Tel. 03-6406312; kremba@tauex.tau.ac.il or visit our program's website. Offices: Rooms 220-226, Recanati Building.

 

Sofaer Global MBA (GMBA) (in English) (1238)

The Sofaer Global MBA in Venture, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at Tel Aviv University is the Coller School of Management’s flagship MBA program.  We offer a 1-year full-time program taught in English and are the first AACSB internationally accredited MBA in Israel.

Our class size is limited to ensure a customized and exclusive experience intimately connected to Tel Aviv’s ecosystem.

Candidates who are passionate about entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply.  We specifically value interdisciplinary thinkers interested to bring positive change to the world

Leading candidates will be invited for an interview with the head of the program and members of our team. In most cases, a GMAT will be required.

Please visit our website for more details: https://en-coller.tau.ac.il/imba or email us at: gmba@tauex.tau.ac.il.

 

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, financial management and capital markets, marketing management in a digital world, technology and information systems, Big Data, strategy and entrepreneurship, real-estate 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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