Curriculum | INCAE Master Programs

Curriculum

It is a world-class MBA led by the best Faculty in Latin America, whose student body is made up of more than 14 nationalities.

The program is made up of blocks of mandatory courses balanced between the functional areas of administration. It lasts 14 months: 12 on campus in Costa Rica and 2 months doing a Management Consulting Project. This program offers the possibility of double degrees and study tours outside the region, as part of the “Global Network Week”.

During the project (MCP), students are exposed to the current economic and business environment under the guidance of a professor. By implementing what they have learned, students gain experience in areas such as decision-making, group work, and others.

Areas of Study

Pre-Arrival

  • Pre-program
  • Arrival on Campus

 

Parallel Block

  • Ethics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Leadership
  • Placements And Career Planning

 

INTERMEDIATE

  • Introduction to Business Administration
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Simulation and Investigation Methods
  • Management Communication
  • Financial Accounting
  • Information Technology – Intermediate

 

  • Finance – Intermediate
  • Marketing – Intermediate
  • Operations – Intermediate
  • Human Resources – Intermediate

 

  • Management Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship

 

ADVANCED

  • Management Accounting
  • Information Technology – Advanced

 

  • Finance – Advanced
  • Marketing – Advanced
  • Operations – Advanced
  • Human Resources – Advanced

 

  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Political Analysis
  • Global Economy
  • Industrial Organization
  • Sustainable Development
  • Competitiveness of Nations

 

  • Data Mining
  • Corporate Strategy

 

TRANSVERSAL

  • Management Control
  • Information Technology – Transversal

 

  • Finance – Transversal
  • Marketing – Transversal
  • Operations – Transversal
  • Human Resources – Transversal

 

MCP (Management Consulting Project)

Statistics

96%
of our faculty have a Ph.D.
20%
of the Top 50 Latin American companies are led by incaístas
70%
of our students are international participants
624
job offers in more than 50 countries in 2012

Rankings

#1
Best Business School in Latin America
by América Economía Magazine 2013
#5
worldwide in Corporate Strategy
by Financial Times 2013
#6
worldwide in International Clients
by Financial Times 2013
#8
worldwide in International Participants
by Financial Times 2013
Top 100
Best MBAs in the world
by CNN Expansion 2015