MBA in International Relations and Business in Madrid




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1 year · 60 ECTS
Start: October | End: June


Monday to Thursday, from 19:00 to 22:00 + Friday from 17:00 to 21:00

PRICE €14,100

Would you like to be an expert in international markets? The MBA in International Relations and Business in Madrid will give you the opportunity to educate yourself and find work in the field of international business.

During this MBA programme, you will learn everything you need about general business management: financing, logistics, innovation, and even marketing. You will cover all the bases. You will specialise in international business relations and foreign trade, making you able to analyse foreign markets and economies in order to improve your company’s international position.

The opportunities for your career have no borders. You’ll be prepared to manage or work for any department of a private or public business, especially in regards to international projects and business. Furthermore, you will educated on working for international organisations and foreign institutions, regardless of their specific field of operation.

Will you find your future at one of these companies? Find out by requesting information on the ESERP MBA in International Relations and Business in Madrid without any further commitment required. You won’t regret it!


MBA – Master in Business Administration, concentration in International Relations and Business

Private MBA Degree issued by ESERP

Official Master’s Degree in Strategic Business Planning, Analysis, and Decision-Making

Official Master’s degree issued by the URJC

International Accreditation*

Issued by the University of Applied Sciences, Schmalkalden (Germany)

International Accreditation*

Issued by the European Communication School (France – Belgium)

Private Master’s Degree in General Management and Communications Strategy*

Issued by the European Communication School (France – Belgium)

*Students who take and complete the ESERP Study Plan, having attended international conferences that may be offered depending on the annual academic calendar, and completing the included work, will obtain the International Accreditations.


Case-Study: Case studies are used to study the functional areas of a business, most of which deal with real problems that can occur in any company.

PMO: Management and support tools to transform a project into reality, with a global and dynamic vision of the environment that includes its strengths and weaknesses.

Inspireo Workshop/Play Learning methodology: Improved entrepreneurship training by unleashing the potential of individuals in a creative and participatory work environment. Implemented through INSPIREO WORKSHOP.

Balanced Scorecard (design of business management strategies): Management model based on goals whose achievement is measured using business indicators.

Team Building: Students are divided into small working groups. Group work is a fundamental part of training future professionals to take on positions of responsibility.


  • High-level capacity for organisation and management.
  • The ability to adapt to technological change and innovation.
  • The ability to provide strategic and operational plans for Senior Management.
  • Critical analysis and capacity for abstract thinking.
  • Efficiency in identifying, analysing, and solving problems.
  • An open-minded approach to the socio-economic and cultural landscape.

This also includes a high level of cultural enrichment, personally as well as professionally, during the course of daily activities, that translates the cost of education into productivity for businesses and organisations.

Career opportunities

The programme will give you the ability to develop your professional activities in different areas, such as:

  • General Management.
  • Management of international projects.
  • International Product, Sales & Brand Manager.
  • Marketing and Sales Management.
  • Internationalisation of business.
  • International Marketing and Lobbying.
  • Geo-strategic consulting.
  • Management of Purchasing and Supply.
  • Globalisation and opening of new markets.
  • Market research and benchmarking.
  • Management of high-performance teams.




Module 1. Business strategy, internal and external development. Down-sizing and Outsourcing.

  • Introduction to applied business economics. Strategic management.
  • Organisational structures and growth models for businesses in the 21st century.
  • The organisation of business and organisational design with operational divisions.
  • The structure of organisation: forms of organisation and fundamental parts of every organisation.
  • Internal development: internal development matrix and property investments.
  • External development: acquisitions, strategic alliances, licenses, franchises, joint ventures, and mergers.
  • Business re-structuring: Down-sizing and Outsourcing.


Module 2. Financial Analysis and Management.

  • Economic Policy for business.
  • Methods of financial analysis and management.
  • Cost and management accounting.
  • Costs: a management responsibility.
  • Strategic cost management.
Module 3. Accounting and Budgeting.

  • The accounting model: the stimulus of the result and assets.
  • Calculating product cost.
  • Management functions: management oversight and key oversight factors.
  • Levels of oversight and budget oversight.


Module 4. Marketing Management for a Business.

  • Marketing Management: objectives and principles of marketing.
  • Strategic marketing.
  • Industrial, service, and relationship marketing.
Module 5. Marketing Plan.

  • Marketing mix and its application to the marketing plan in the framework of general management.
  • Market research: quantitative and qualitative techniques, sample analysis, and statistic inference.


Module 6. HR Management.

  • The function of Human Resources for a business.
  • The human resources management system: information, diagnosis, action, and oversight.
  • Internal and external recruitment, workplace conditions, salary policy, and training.
Module 7. Management Skills.

  • Management skills: coaching, mentoring, empowerment, and leadership.
  • Career Trajectory. Management of high-performance teams.
  • Analysis and description of the different necessary management skills.
  • Establishing a management style.


Module 8. Concept and management of production operations and its evolution in business.

  • The operating strategy for manufacturing companies: segmentation of supply, supply, perceived quality, and innovation.
  • Types of production: by project, made-to-stock, by order.
  • Production from the perspective of the planning process: basic methods of planning production by product, time, scheduling and design of operations.
  • PERT Method and cause-effect diagrams.


Module 9. Economic-financial operations in business.

  • Analysis of economic-financial profitability and evaluation of financial ratios.
  • Finances as a central element of strategic planning for general management.
  • Strategic decisions for the financial aspect of business: structure of financing and the cost of capital.
Module 10. Financial oversight and strategy.

  • Different methodologies and integrated management of both.
  • Business development, creation of value and added economic value.
  • Innovation in finances: advances and future developments in the framework of new systems for oversight and strategic management for business.


Module 11. Optimisation and control of sales in new markets.

  • Sales management for business, the establishment of commercial networks as a central element of organisational oversight.
  • Sales planning: strategy, planning, preparation, and execution Fitting in into the general strategic plan of the business.
  • Organisation of the sales division and its relation with the general management and management functions.


Module 12. Management of the purchasing department.

  • Function, Process, and Department.
  • Influence of the environment on purchasing.
  • Types of purchase.
  • Evolution, objectives, and structure of purchasing and supplying.




Module 1. International Organisations and Institutions Free trade areas.

  • The role of international organisations in the current state of business.
  • Multi-lateral Institutions in the global political economy.
  • Economic and political analysis of free trade areas.
Module 2. International legality and legal framework.

  • Involvement of international legislation in international markets.
  • Legal framework and internationalisation of activities.
  • International contract law and business operations.
Module 3. International economic analysis.

  • The structure of the economic and political systems of the European Union.
  • Main global economic and geo-political environments.
  • Free trade and de-localisation.


Module 4. Aid for exportation and management of operating risk.

  • Strategic alliances. Description and classification. Finding subsidies.
  • Motivations for business cooperation Advantages and disadvantages.
  • Operating risks in international purchasing.
Module 5. International market research.

  • Identification of international trends and opportunities.
  • Finding and utilising information. CRM.
  • Consumer behaviour and psychology.
Module 6. Market forecasting: prediction of sales.

  • Setting sales objectives according to the expected demand for a product or service.
  • Analysis of deviations from sales predictions.


Module 7. Management of documents and customs.

  • The origin of merchandise Triangular operations.
  • Customs.
  • International payment transactions.
Module 8. Logistics and distribution: INCOTERMS, TARIC…

  • International transport Service providers.
  • Equipment: boats, containers, pallets.


Module 9. Multicultural and international etiquette Global methods and customs.

  • The phenomenon of globalisation. Cultural dimensions.
  • Culture shock: emotions and experiences.
  • Social and political movements.
Module 10. Communications Management in an international environment.

  • Communications and cultural context.
  • Introductions. Interpersonal communication.
  • From diplomatic to business etiquette.
Module 11. Crisis management and risks to reputation in the global marketplace.

  • Types of business conflicts and their origins. Crisis manual.
  • Crisis analysis, action, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Dealing with on-line crisis situations.

(*) The content of the programme, schedule, or materials may be altered due to changes in academic planning.
(*) The order of the modules is for purposes of orientation in regards to the scheduling of the Master’s programme.

PRICE €14,100


Applicants must fulfil and accredit one of the following requirements with the documentation listed:


Students from Spain or EU countries:

A photocopy of your official university degree with an official stamp from the issuing university, or a notarised photocopy as long as the degree is original. In the case that this degree is being processed, you may submit an original certificate certifying that you have finalised your studies and provide an academic report including your marks. Both documents must contain a stamp and signature from the educational institution.

In the case that the degree was issued in a language apart from Spanish, you must submit a certified translation in Spanish, signed by a notary.

Students from countries outside of the EU:

A photocopy of your university degree, to which the Apostille of the Hague has already been applied, or legal equivalent, if your country is not a member of the Hague Convention (you can learn more from the university where you completed your studies).


Original certificate issued by the Company and signed by the corresponding member of management with an authenticated signature, listing the period during which you carried out professional activities, accompanied with a brief description of your duties. You must submit the original, stamped by the Company.

The URJC diploma is accessible to people with 3, 4, or 5-year degrees or with 5 years of accredited professional experience.


Students from the EU (European Union) in possession of a NIE
Initial payment€1,500
The remaining amount will be paid in 12 consecutive monthly payments of €1,050, from October to September€12,600
5% discount for early payment€13,395


Students from countries not belonging to the EU (European Union)
Initial payment€2,500
The remaining amount will be paid in 12 consecutive monthly payments €966,67 , from October to September**€11,600
5% discount for early payment€13,395

* Fees for diplomas and certificates are not included.
* In the event that the student pays for the entire programme at a price different from that indicated on the website (due to the application of scholarships or grants), the discount for early payment will be 5% of the final price to be paid.
The 5% discount for early payment will also be applied for those students who, after paying the registration, decide to pay for the rest of the programme before it starts. In this case, the discount is applied for the remaining amount that is pending payment.
* Master’s Degree included in the incentive programmes of the Tripartite Foundation.


The faculty at ESERP is made up of professionals with broad academic as well as work experience, able to bring their experience and knowledge into the classroom.

All of the professors teaching courses for this MBA are listed below.

Gregorio Cristobal Carle Business Consultant in Latin America and the EU...

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