The UChile MBA is the largest graduate program offered by our department and graduate school. Its curriculum and student experience are based on building and strengthening four distinctive capabilities:
Lead teams and influence people in organizations with a solid command of managerial soft skills such as: teamwork, leadership, negotiation, power and influence, communication and change management. Courses are taught by our specialized Organizational Engineering Center.
Make better business decisions with the powerful tools of management science. Rigorous, evidence-based problem solving and decision making for systemic, complex, and unstructured management challenges. Our department is an important global contributor in this domain, with scientific publications in top management and economics academic journals and prestigious recognitions for applied work with real impact. As an example of the latter, our faculty have won INFORMS’s Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Advanced Analytics, Operations Research, and Management Science in 1998 and 2022.
Manage in an ever-changing playing field with a deep understanding of globalization & technology, the main driving forces transforming the business environment. Our program is offered by an Industrial Engineering Department, so we are experts in applying technology to management challenges. We also have a specialized Global MBA program and many other opportunities for all students to acquire a global mindset.
Master the state of the art in management with a broad, deep, and rigorous course plan covering all the functional areas of the firm: marketing, operations, people, and finance; and their interactions and coordination to implement the corporate and business strategies of the firm.
The UChile MBA has been consistently placed among the best MBA programs in several global and regional rankings.
The University of Chile’s Master of Business Administration (UChile MBA) was created in 1995 and it has 8-year accreditation by the Chilean National Accreditation Commission.
The program is offered in 6 formats:
Full-Time: 12 months, classes start in April. Targeted at Spanish-speaking Latin American young professionals willing to study an MBA abroad.
Part-Time: 21 months, classes start in April (downtown) or October (business district), 3-4 evenings per week. Targeted at executives working full-time in Santiago, Chile.
Executive: 24 months, classes start in April (business district) or October (downtown), Fridays and Saturdays twice a month. Targeted at executives working full-time anywhere in Chile.
Blended: 20 months, classes start in July, joint program with ESCP Business School, 5 online 10-week modules & 5 onsite intensive weeks. Automatic dual degree: Executive Master in International Business from ESCP Business School. Targeted at Spanish-speaking Latin American executives unable to study a full-time MBA abroad.
Mining Industry: 21 months, classes start in April, Fridays and Saturdays twice a month. Targeted at executives working full-time in Chile, interested in the mining industry (Chile’s largest exporting industry).
Global: 21 months, classes start in April, first year at UChile: 3-4 evenings per week, second year at a peer institution abroad: full-time. Global Experience Trip to China (Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing). Partner universities: Cranfield University (United Kingdom), University of British Columbia (Canada), and Macquarie University (Australia). Targeted at executives from Chile and Latin America interested in working at multinational companies or abroad.