The Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced the launch of a new one-year International MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation on Sunday.

The English language program, set to begin in the fall of 2014, will be offered jointly by the Jerusalem School of Business Administration and the Rothberg International School.  and will include a professional internship over all three semesters.

“This program will train a select group of students with the knowledge, analytical tools and business skills to successfully adapt to emerging trends in today’s global markets. Students will gain value beyond the classroom through access to the Israeli business hub of innovation, hi-tech firms and start-ups, and networking with faculty and local students,” said Professor Yishay Yafeh, Dean of the Jerusalem School of Business Administration.

The 48-credit program will include advanced elective courses in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Global Aspects of Finance, and Globalization and Management.  Students will have the opportunity to take courses on Israeli society and culture as well as experience extracurricular activities including, tours, cultural and social events.

In addition, as part of the program, students will participate in a professional internship over all three semesters.

"We created this program in response to demand from students around the world for English-language Hebrew University MBA. This program answers that need with instruction from Hebrew University’s outstanding faculty and training from people in the business world, combined with practical work experience,” said Professor Mimi Ajzenstadt, Provost of the Rothberg International School.

Application for the new program began on January 1 and will continue through March 15, 2014.

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