Here you can find some quick answers to questions we frequently receive about The Lisbon MBA Executive program.
Is The Lisbon MBA Executive program compatible with a full-time job?
Yes. The Executive program accommodates students with full-time jobs by holding classes every Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
Is the Lisbon MBA Executive program compatible with family life and personal commitments?
Yes. We understand that our students are busy people with full-time lives and therefore we strive to accommodate their needs as much as possible.
What is the schedule like at The Lisbon MBA Executive program?
The schedule is: Fridays from 3:00PM to 9:45PM and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 12:45PM. During the Elective Courses terms, depending on the courses' choice, students can have classes during other days and times of the week.
Are classes taught in English?
Yes. Lectures, workshops, activities, projects and exams are all held in English.
How do the two years break down?
The Lisbon MBA Executive is completed over two years. There are four terms in each academic year structured as follows: FIRST YEAR - Core Courses, 360º Development Program, International Immersion | SECOND YEAR - Core Courses, Elective Courses, 360º Development Program and Career Development
How does the admission process work?
We have a continuous admission process, which means that candidates can apply for The Lisbon MBA Executive program at any time before the deadline (September 10th, 2017). Our rolling admission process encompasses four steps: 1. Application Form Submission | 2. Application Analysis | 3. Personal Interviews | 4. Notification of Acceptance or Non-Admission. High-potential candidates, who meet all the requirements, are invited to a personal interview within 2 weeks after submitting their applications.
Do I have to take the GMAT or GRE?
The GMAT or GRE is an important part of the admission process. If you have a solid quantitative background you can request a waiver. If not, and although we use a multi-criteria selection during the admissions process, you should aim at a 600 GMAT score or 157/158 GRE score. Lower scores will be reviewed by our Admissions' Committee.
Do I have to take an English language proficiency exam?
If your mother tongue is not English, then you must present an English language proficiency proof, which can be an English test like TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE or BEC Higher. If you’ve taken your degree in an English speaking country or if you've worked at least 1 year in an English-speaking country, then you do not have to submit this score. Please note that your English communication skills will be assessed through the interview and throughout the entire admission process. We reserve the right to request an English test to be taken at any time.
What is the cost of attending The Lisbon MBA Executive Program?
The tuition fees – including courses, cases, International Immersion– amount to €25,000.
Are there any options available for financing my Executive MBA?
Yes. You have several options: - The Lisbon MBA Scholarships; - The Lisbon MBA Loan, offered by CGD; - Company Sponsorship.