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04/04/2017

“UB Business School is the place where I want to be and to learn from”

Patricia Elgoibar is a postdoctoral researcher at the Universitat de Barcelona Business School. She joined the Department of Business at the Faculty of Economics and Business last September. Previously she was assistant professor and academic director of the MSc in International Business Negotiation at IESEG School of Management (Paris). In this interview, she shares with us her thought and impressions about her past few months at the University of Barcelona. It’s already been seven months since you joined the UB…
31/03/2017

UB Business School launches scholarship scheme for EU students to study Executive MBA

The Universitat de Barcelona Business School has announced the launch of two European Talent Scholarships aimed at students from European Union countries with an outstanding professional profile and the skills needed to become a leader that will have an influence on business in the future. Students may apply for a grant of 50% of the tuition fees of the Executive MBA programme at the University of Barcelona (the scholarship does not cover the administrative fee). The main aim of this…
28/03/2017

Hundreds of students approach UB Business School during Barcelona’s postgraduate fair Futura

The Universitat de Barcelona Business School stand at the postgraduate fair Futura was approached by hundreds of students. The event took place in Barcelona from 24th to 25th March. For the third consecutive year, the centre for research and postgraduate and executive education in business at the Faculty of Economics and Business showcased its degrees, which include the MSc in Business Research, the PhD in Business, the MSc in International Business and the Executive MBA. A large majority of students…
23/03/2017

“The EMBA gave me a new perspective and knowledge that make me stand out from other professionals”

Carlos Astete Larraín is a former Executive MBA student at the Universitat de Barcelona Business School. He is now employed as an expert in training at the law firm Cuatrecases, one of the market leaders in the Iberian Peninsula. Only five months after having started the EMBA, Astete found a job in a tech startup based in Barcelona. In this interview, he speaks about his experience while at the University of Barcelona and his later professional life. In which way…
23/03/2017

PhD student at UB Business School Luis Araya awarded best paper for his research in higher education in Chile

Luis Andrés Araya Castillo, PhD student at the Universitat de Barcelona Business School, has been awarded the best paper in the Leadership, Strategy and International Business track at the 32nd National Meeting of Management and Economics Schools (ENEFA). His paper “Strategic groups and competitive dynamics in higher education in Chile” explores the higher education from a strategic point of view and according to the strategic group theory. The paper is co-authored by his PhD advisor and researcher at the UB…
14/03/2017

UB Business School to participate in Barcelona’s international postgraduate fair “Futura”

For the third consecutive year, UB Business School will be taking part in Barcelona's international postgraduate fair “Futura”. This not-to-be-missed event in the world of education will be held from the 24th to 25th March 2017, with an uninterrupted schedule from 10h to 20h on both days at Palau 5, Recinte Firal de Montjuïc. This new edition is expected to attract more than 6,000 visitors. This year, the Universitat de Barcelona Business School will be present alongside both local and…
08/03/2017

El director general internacional de Fluidra, Pere Ballart, serà el proper protagonista de “Tardes con el Director”

El director general internacional de Fluidra, Pere Ballart, serà el proper protagonista del cicle de conferències “Tardes con el Director”, en què directius de companyies destacades conversen amb alumnes i exalumnes de l’Executive MBA de la Universitat de Barcelona Business School sobre temes d’interés relacionats amb el món de l’empresa. En concret, el proper dia 17 de març de 2017 tindrà lloc la conferència “Claves para que un negocio internacional funcione” a la Sala de Recepcions, Edifici 690, Facultat d’Economia…
08/03/2017

Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona ranks among the best schools for business

The Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona has been ranked among the world’s best schools for business according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. The centre to which the UB Business School belongs has been ranked the 135th best school that specialises in in Social Sciences and Management in the world. This puts our institution 54th in Europe. The Faculty of Economics and Business also features in rankings for its excellence in specific…
06/03/2017

Explore the basics of machine learning with MATLAB at the Faculty of Economics and Business

Workshops dedicated to the fundamentals of machine learning using MATLAB will be held on March 30th from 09:30 to 13:00 in Aula Magna, Faculty of Economics and Business. This session is aimed at teachers, researchers and students who are interested in learning more about MATLAB capabilities for machine learning or want to use low cost hardware platforms for teaching and research. An attendance certificate will be provided to all participants upon completion. During this session, participants will review typical workflows…
03/03/2017

Business Creation Workshop aimed at PhD students to be held at the University of Barcelona

The University of Barcelona will host the 2nd Business Creation Workshop on March 16th 2017, from 9:30 to 14:00. The session, organised by the Doctoral School, is aimed at PhD students and will be taught by experienced professionals at Barcelona Activa, a public organisation that promotes economic development in Barcelona. Services, programmes and activities available for entrepreneurs to assess the viability of projects and business creation will be explained at the beginning of the session. This will be followed by…