• Full or part time
      Full time , Part time & On campus available
    • Course fees
      Please see View Website for details
    • Course Disciplines
      Business Management Studies Business & Management - Other
    • Course Start
    • Course Duration
      1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
    • MBA Program Type

    Course Description


    In its two decades-long history, the ALBA MBA has always been a groundbreaking innovator, helping early to mid-career professionals take off their career to upper-level management or create their own ventures. At ALBA MBA the major question that drives are thoughts and actions is how can business leaders create financial and social value in an ever-increasingly paradoxical global environment. Balancing analysis with creativity is the answer and we are dedicated to helping you develop these two lifelong skills that employers want, societies appreciate and that you will definitely enjoy having. Entrepreneurial creativity, enabled by technical competency and leadership skills, is at the core of the ALBA MBA.

    Are you ready to join more than 2,000 ambitious individuals who have so far trusted the ALBA MBA to fast-track their career? Are you ready to join a powerful ALBA alumni network (more than 60% hold senior positions) in more than 1,000 companies in 51 countries? Are you r eady to experience an accredited (AMBA) and awarded curriculum (AMBA MBA Innovation Award 2015) combined with immersive field experiences (consulting projects, mini projects, creativity assignments, international exchange programs) to boost your career. Stay ahead of the game with The ALBA MBA.

    Key features of the program

    • Weekday classes between 18:00 - 22:00 (occasionally weekends), twice a week on average for the part-time mode.
    • A 12-month program (24-month program for part-time mode).
    • 17 core courses, 5 elective courses, one preparatory, 3 workshops
    • Assessment: group reports/presentations, case study analysis, mid-term tests, final exams, online quizzes, peer evaluation reports, self-reflection papers)
    • More than 15 elective courses in Finance, Strategy & Marketing, OB, Operations, IT
    • Capstone courses:
    • Core course: Entrepreneurship
    • Electives: Management Acts: A Theatrical Integration or Field Consulting Project.

    The ALBA MBA is Designed for professionals with at least 3 years of solid work experience:

    • Professionals who wish to change their career path (industry or function); ready to take a new challenge?
    • Professionals aiming to advance their career in management positions; ready to manage people?
    • Scientists with no prior business studies (e.g., engineers, doctors, researchers) who want to evolve into business generalists and integrators; ready to turn yourself from a bricklayer to a business architect?
    • Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with a vision to take risks and create mindful business value; ready to capitalize on business opportunities?
    • Members of family businesses preparing to take on increasing responsibility in the company; ready to grow the family business?


    Unparalleled management curriculum and pedagogy

    Sharpen your business acumen in core functional areas such as marketing, operations, finance, accounting, strategy. In our MBA classes, you do not memorize theories; you use theory to get in the shoes of a real firm manager and ask yourself "What would I do if I were in this position?".

    Highly-Accessible World-Renowned Faculty

    You will be taught by resident and visiting faculty dedicated to business relevant research and teaching excellence. We boast Professors with top publications (such as Journal of Finance, Management Science, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Marketing), Academy of Management award winners, academic journal editors, and entrepreneurs. But what ALBA MBA alumni appreciate the most is our Professors' accessibility, extroversion and open-door mindset.

    International Recognition

    Being accredited by AMBA (the Association of MBAs, the highest standard earned only by the top 3% of MBAs globally) and the prestigious U.S. based New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the ALBA MBA has international credibility and status and enables access to networking opportunities to graduates of other accredited MBAs.

    Unique, Awarded, Immersive Modules

    A unique feature of the ALBA MBA is the inclusion of 5 multi-term courses (Entrepreneurship; Field Consulting Project, Management Acts: A Theatrical Integration; Leadership Development; Creativity and Innovation) which will help you nurture both analytical and creativity skills that employers and new business ventures require.

    Intriguing Learning methods

    Professors use (short) lectures, role-plays, engaging case-based learning, strategic business simulations, games, real-life projects with companies, coaching, guest-speakers from the industry and their own research to provide relevant and challenging learning environments. You will enrich your vitae with the most state-of-the-art business software and tools (e.g., SAP ERP software; Qualtrics, Marketing Engineering for Excel/Enginius; @Risk; Precision Trees).


    Our Vision for our graduates

    • Subject experts capable of managing a company end-to-end namely from human capital management to operations and financials.
    • Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs that will lead new business formation functioning in a high performance team context.
    • Creative teamplayers with the skills and stimuli for discovering and practicing creativity in organizations, groups and their own personal pursuits.
    • Mindful business leaders with confidence, authenticity, civility and practical wisdom (phronesis).

    Visit the The ALBA MBA page on the The American College of Greece web site for more details!

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    International Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

    International students are eligible to partial scholarships up to 30% on tuition fees, depending on the application excellence and the quality characteristics of the candidate. If the application is successful and the results of the interview (via skype) are excellent then ALBA makes a scholarship offer to the candidate. If the applicant provides a GMAT score more than 700 then the scholarship on tuition fees will be 40%.

    Value of Scholarship(s)

    Up to 30% on tuition fees


    Candidates can secure pre-approval of their scholarship, before they apply for admission to the MBA or MSc program of their choice.

    Application Procedure

    Candidates to be considered for admission to MBA or MSc program, must submit the following documents:
    The completed ALBA application form, including one recent photograph in jpeg format.
    Two letters of recommendation in Greek or in English language.
    Academic transcripts.
    Proof of competence in the English language.
    Three Essays, as indicated in the Application form.
    Receipt of the non-refundable application fee's [€60] deposit.
    Exact tuition fees scholarship is announced only upon evaluation of the application.

    Further Information

    Entry Requirements

    To be considered for admission, candidates must:

    - Hold a bachelor’s degree; - Provide evidence of excellent command of the English language;
    - Have a minimum of three years substantial work experience (military service not included);
    - Need to be currently employed or self-employed (valid for the part time mode only) GMAT tests are optional unless the Academic Committee requires the applicant to take them: in any case, scores of 550 or more (GRE >155) can strengthen your application and help you secure a scholarship.

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