Tel Aviv University Sofaer Global MBA
Name: אוניברסיטת תל אביב
Address: Tel Aviv - University
Whether you want to found your own venture, dive into Tel Aviv’s start-up culture, or lead innovative processes in a multinational corporation, the Sofaer Global MBA provides you the skills, practical experience, network, and career services to achieve your goals and make an impact on the world.
The Global MBA’s 1-year curriculum combines a foundational core in business management with a wide-variety of advanced courses focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, and venture.
Who Studies in the Global MBA?
Designed for international, Israeli and Palestinian students, the average Sofaer Global MBA class hosts 44 students from 15 countries. Most Global MBA students begin their studies after four years of work experience. The majority speak more than one language and have lived and/ or worked in more than one country by the time of application.
As well as the foundation courses, lectures and workshops there are few unique program elements that allow you to focus on entrepreneurship and innovation at the Sofaer Global MBA:
The Delta Pre-Accelerator is the first pre-accelerator of its kind in Israel. Structured as an integrative academic course, Delta provides students with an opportunity to take an idea from concept to the initial stages of execution and to experience the true meaning of venture and entrepreneurship in practice. Leading entrepreneurs, innovators, and practitioners across Israel participate as mentors.
The Master Classes provide half-day immersive sessions focused on entrepreneurship, education and innovation. Each one brings in a prominent guest lecturer to deliver highly-focused content. Recent sessions included a workshop on innovation by the IBM Israel Innovation Center Manager, a special session on storytelling, and C-level presentations by an innovation and consulting veteran.
The Studio for Entrepreneurs guides entrepreneurial students through a unique personal process of self-discovery to locate their true passion and the barriers that can inhibit its pursuit. Participants will face experiences that emerge during an entrepreneurial journey to develop the ability to cope with difficulties and improve capabilities to recover from them. They will also learn how to use chaos and uncertainty to their advantage.
International Immersion Trips
Each year, select students studying in the Sofaer Global MBA Program take part in specialized international entrepreneurial immersion trips. Students take their ideas developed in the Delta Pre-Accelerator Program and connect with a new innovation ecosystem abroad in order to promote their startups and connect with hi-tech industry leaders and venture capitalists for venture opportunity and growth. The two-week program is designed to encourage and engage a new generation of Israeli entrepreneurs and innovators through classes, workshops, and training.
Tel Aviv University’s Coller School of Management
The only internationally accredited business school in Israel (AACSB), the Coller School of Management is intricately connected to Tel Aviv’s start-up scene and Israel’s economy. The School boasts over 23,000 alumni in top positions throughout the country and hosts over 2,000 executives and professionals annually in our tailored executive development programs.
In 2018 Tel Aviv University was ranked 9th in producing VC backed entrepreneurs and the Coller School was ranked 8th in produing unicorn startup founders by PitchBook, an independent and impartial private equity and venture capital research firm. In 2017 the Coller School was the only business school in Israel to be awarded Eduniversal’s coveted “5 Palmes of Excellence.”
The Tel Aviv University Sofaer Global MBA is part of Tel Aviv University.
This school is featured in Secret Tel Aviv’s Prestigious Guide to ‘Best Places to Study in English in Israel 2018’.
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