Koç University's MBA program was founded in 1993 to provide a comprehensive business education involving a rigorous and innovative curriculum taught by world class faculty. It is designed to include the best features of MBA programs offered at major universities worldwide. The Koç MBA Program is consistently recognized as a leading program in Turkey and the region and is taught at the Koç University Graduate School of Business, one of the only business schools in the region to have AMBA and EQUIS accreditation.
The primary objective of the Koç MBA program is to provide knowledge, insight and skills for future global leaders who will influence changes in organizations and communities they are involved in.
Koç MBA graduates will be business leaders of the future in charge of effective organizations which are market driven, globally aware, socially responsible and where decision making is based on information with a strategic focus. Our graduates are prepared for a wide array of careers ranging from general management to specialized fields including investment banking, marketing management and supply chain management.
The Koç MBA is a post-experience program (minimum 3 years of full time work experienced is required) and the language of instruction is English.
- Outstanding value for your investment with a tuition cost of approximately 18.000$
- Full range of courses and seminars taught in a modular or full time basis
- Exclusive career services
- Koç University's excellent facilities, resources, and extensive alumni network
GNAM - YALE SOM Collaboration
GSB is the only business school in Turkey that is a member of GNAM, PIM, Executive MBA Council and CEMS. Koç University's Graduate School of Business is a founding member of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM). Founded in 2012, GNAM is a leading organization setting the future of MBA throughout the world, it is an innovative approach to enable those involved to connect and address the leadership challenges facing business and society. The Global Network for Advance Management fosters substantive ties among leading business schools from both economically strong countries and those on the horizon of economic development, providing opportunities for faculty to exchange ideas, collaborate on research, co-create cases and course materials, and for students to experience the complexity that will characterize any environment in which they will lead.
As a member of GNAM, Koç University offers MBA students the chance to attend one-week programmes at various leading business schools throughout the world. These programmes are organized around a specific theme combining in-class instruction as well as company and cultural visits. There are two network weeks for MBA students and one for Executive MBA students every year.
In addition, as a member of GNAM, Koç University MBA students are eligible candidates for the Master of Advanced Management (MAM) programme at the Yale School of Management that assembles a cohort of students from countries around the world for a one-year programme of study at Yale University.
The MBA program is application oriented. While learning the theory, through widely used case studies and simulations, students study how to put what they have learned into practice. Each class hosts executive guest speakers for students to learn from their experience.
The small group size of the program leads to more interactive learning. Students are always working on teams and the teams change throughout the program so the students have the experience of working with people with a variety of backgrounds.
During network weeks, students visit companies and meet with top executives in Turkey or abroad.
Nature and Design
The Koç MBA Program provides aninteractive Learning Environment through the use of Case Studies-50 cases approximately (Harvard, Kellogg, Darden, INSEAD, Koç), Simulations (Markstrat, Harvard Global Supply Chain Management, Cornell Simulation Game) and Project Assignments (Strategy Audit, Marketing Audit, Business Plan)
Activities such as the Leadership & Management Development Program, coaching and guest speaker seriessupport MBA students in developing leadership and management skills so that they can contribute to their organizations on a strategic level.
- Rigorous theoretical and analytical perspective
- Applied orientation to advance multi-functional expertise
- Strategic and responsible management
- International focus
- Professional managerial skills: communication, interpersonal skills, leadership development
The Modular MBA format allows students to pursue a degree program while continuing their professional lives. The program welcomes students living abroad with its modular system and provides a diverse student background for class interaction.
The Technology and Innovation Management Track in the Modular MBA allows students to gain an MBA degree enriched by courses influenced by the needs of the digital age. The Technology and Innovation Management track was launched in 2015. The aim of this track is to prepare today’s professionals to become tomorrow’s leaders in technology management. The curriculum is designed to equip the students with the required knowledge and administrative and interpersonal skills to become proficient managers of large-scale and complex technical projects, engineering operations, and organizations. The programme also offers a selection of courses for students who want to develop their managerial skills in cutting edge areas of engineering and technology.
- Graduate management admission test (GMAT)
- Transcript of records
- Writing sample
- Reference letters
- Minimum 3 years of full time work experienced is required