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Executive Part-time MBA in Medellin

Teaching location: Medellin, Colombia

Program overview

Program Duration: 24 months, one session every 5 weeks on average, from Wednesday to Saturday
Entry Requirements: Bachelor or Licence-level undergraduate degree - At least seven years of full-time work experience – Fluency in English
Full Program Fees: 22, 000 €
Starting date: January 29th, 2020

The MBA program is accredited by AMBA (the Association of MBAs), AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (the European Quality improvement System).

Program structure

Phase 1: Blended face to face sessions plus distance learning:

« Courses will run from October 2019 for 24 months, consisting of 408 hours of face to face instruction. Modules are delivered in sessions of 4 days, from Wednesday to Saturday, every 5 weeks. In addition, participants will be required to complete extensive pre and post module assignments using the resources from e-learning platform, under the supervision of GEM professors.

For the specialization modules (3 modules), participants have the option to follow the “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” Specialization in Medellin or to come to Grenoble to follow one of the 8 specializations offered on our MBA.”

Phase 2: Distance Learning

Consists of a 15,000 word Final Management Project/ Thesis which students complete under the supervision of their Grenoble professors. Following the completion of Phase 2, students will receive the MBA qualification from Grenoble Ecole de Management.

    • International Environment I
      • Global Business and Macroeconomics
    • Accounting and auditing I
      • Managerial Accounting
      • International Financial Accounting & Auditing
    • Accounting and auditing II
      • Accounting (local focus)
    • Marketing
      • International Marketing
    • Tools for decision-making I
      • Quantitative Methods
    • International management I
      • International Negotiations
    • Tools for decision-making II
      • Managerial Economics
    • Sustainability & management I
      • Ethics, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility
    • Technology management
      • Innovation Management
      • Operations management
    • International Management II
      • Intercultural Management
      • Leadership
    • Sustainability & Management II
      • Risk Management
    • International environment II
      • Geopolitics
    • Finance
      • Corporate Finance
    • Managing Organisations
      • Organizations and Change Management
      • International Human Resource Management
    • Strategic Management
      • Strategic Management
    • Business Law
      • Introduction to Law & Corporate Governance
      • Contract Law
    • Digital Transformation 
      • Digital Transformation 

Medellin Specialisation: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Dates to be confirmed)

*subject to change

Other specializations available on our MBA program.


MBA candidates are experienced professionals from diverse sectors who display a high level of maturity and intellectual curiosity. In addition they should have the ability to study with confidence in English, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Entry requirements

  • A Bachelor-level, undergraduate degree in any subject from any internationally recognized university
  • At least seven years of significant full-time work experience
  • Fluency in English 


Apply here

To apply for this program, candidates must complete the online application and include scanned copies of all original supporting documents. All documents must be in English or be submitted with a certified translation into English if written in another language.

  • Official copy of degree certificate and University transcripts: front/back with grading scale
  • 3 short essays (relating to your academic/professional experience, your intercultural awareness, your reasons for choosing this program and how you will apply the knowledge learned to your organization).
  • 2 professional references. Colleagues or friends are not acceptable as referees
  • CV/Resume
  • Scan of passport
  • Internationally recognized passport picture
  • English Proficiency test
    Fluency in English (TOEFL, PTE, IELTS or CPE):
    • TOEFL: Computer-based: 240 / Internet-based (IBT): 94 (minimum score of 22 in Reading and Speaking; minimum score of 21 in Listening and Writing). TOEFL Institution code: 8973
    • IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all areas (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)
    • Cambridge Proficiency Exam (CPE): A,B,C
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE): 63 (minimum score of 59 in each section)
    • Not accepted: TOEIC, Institutional/ITP TOEFL, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: First (FCE)