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FGV-Manchester Global MBA

Study with two world-class business schools and benefit from over 110 years of excellence.

Designed to meet the needs of Latin America's most ambitious executives, this part-time MBA is delivered jointly by Alliance Manchester Business School and FGV-EBAPE, Brazil's most established business and administration school.

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2

year part-time MBA

7

global workshop locations

2

intakes per year in January & July

6

workshop residentials + live business project + online learning

Build a global CV

The FGV-Manchester Global MBA combines FGV's expertise in Latin American business and management with Alliance MBS' unrivalled experience of transnational, immersive MBA teaching. 

You will put theory into practice throughout this two-year MBA with a live business project, business simulation project and intensive group work. This will equip you with practical business and management skills, so you can make an immediate difference to your organisation.

The curriculum is identical to our Global Part-time, which is delivered across the world at our global centres in Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, Shanghai and Singapore (plus select electives in Washington DC). 

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What will I study?

  • Practical study skills (online)
  • Induction (AMBS)
  • Managing & Leading in a Global Environment part A (AMBS)
  • Managing & Leading in a Global Environment part B (FGV)
  • Strategy & Competition: The Practice of the Contemporary Firm part A (AMBS)
  • Strategy & Competition: The Practice of the Contemporary Firm part B (FGV)
  • Marketing & Operations: Operationalising and Communicating Value (FGV)
  • Accounting & Finance: Measuring Business Value (AMBS)
  • Business Simulation Project (AMBS)

This is your chance to customise the MBA to suit your personal goals and interests. Our electives span many popular fields of expertise including: entrepreneurship and innovation; finance; HR management; leadership and management practice; marketing; projects and technology.

We deliver electives across our global centres in Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, São Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore, plus select electives in Washington DC. You can study electives in Sao Paulo or at any of these centres, and executives from other centres will join workshop residentials in São Paulo. This is a great opportunity to widen your international network and sharpen your knowledge of the global business environment.

Current electives:

  • Advanced Strategic Management
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Business-to-business Marketing
  • Contemporary Chinese Business
  • Contemporary perspectives on Brazilian Business (delivered by FGV in Sao Paulo only)
  • Corporate Turnaround and Restructuring
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Engaging Human Talent
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Information Systems and Digital Strategy
  • Innovation Management in Emerging Markets (delivered by FGV in Sao Paulo only)
  • International Business Strategy
  • Investments and Portfolio Management
  • Management in Practice
  • Managing Disruptive Technologies
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Practical Investing
  • Strategic Commercial Management
  • Strategic Financial Analysis
  • Strategic Project Organising
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable & Socially Responsible Business
  • The Digital Economy
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Year one

3 workshop residentials in São Paulo (16 days in total)

 

  January intake July intake
Workshop 1 January (4 days) July (4 days)
Workshop 2 March/April (6 days) September/October (6 days)
Workshop 3 September/October (6 days) March/April (6 days)

 

Year two

3 workshop residentials in São Paulo, Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, Shanghai, Singapore or Washington DC (13 days in total)

 

  January intake July intake
Workshop 1 January (4 days) July (4 days)
Workshop 2 March/April (6 days) September/October (6 days)
Workshop 3 September/October (3 days) March/April (3 days)

 

MBA+ is a suite of added value extra-curricular experiences that will help you define your goals, enhance your interpersonal skills, build your corporate connections and raise your profile across the world.

Running in parallel with the academic programme, these activities are not credit bearing. They are designed to give you targeted support and motivation to help you through the MBA and beyond, with unrivalled opportunities to connect and grow. You will have the opportunity to take part in the following activities:

  • Networking events
  • Online careers seminars
  • Employability sessions
  • Careers guidance
  • Alumni socials
  • Alumni speaker events
  • Alumni groups, and more

Find out more here >>

 

110+ years of excellence

FGV-EBAPE: Brazil’s flagship business school

Half of the courses on the FGV-Manchester Global MBA are delivered by the Brazilian School of Public Administration and Business at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV-EBAPE). Established over 60 years’ ago, FGV-EBAPE was the first School of Administration in Brazil and Latin America. The School is committed to generating research and sharing expertise to shape Brazil’s future. Offering courses at all levels from Undergraduate through to MBA and PHD, the School produces tomorrow’s leaders in business, public and academic management.

Find out more about FGV here >>

Alliance Manchester Business School: The global expert in immersive teaching

Half of the courses on the FGV-Manchester Global MBA are delivered by Alliance MBS (AMBS). Since opening its doors in 1965 as one of the UK’s first business schools, AMBS has set itself apart with a focus on ‘learning by doing’. This practical approach teaches MBAs to apply theory to live business challenges, think creatively and become opinion leaders.

Alliance MBS has 25 years’ experience in transnational education and our global reach now spans four continents. As a Manchester MBA, you can study electives at our centres in Dubai, Hong Kong, Manchester, São Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore, and we offer a small number of electives in Washington DC.

Find out more about Alliance MBS here >>

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"The Global MBA brings together people from different career paths and backgrounds, and gives you the opportunity to interact, connect and learn from each other.”

Daniel Luiz Ciotti, Executive Director – Head of Trading Santander, Brazil