MBA in Global Business and Strategy

A dual-degree MBA by two world-class business schools

The MBA in Global Business and Strategy is a dual-degree global MBA program with the Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC), and represents a successful partnership between two prestigious business schools in the education of global leaders.

This global MBA prepares executives to practice in a multi-cultural environment with the capacity to define and implement business strategies that generate competitive advantages in global organizations. The program generates the ideal environment for the interaction, open discussion and mutual enrichment of leadership skills needed in organizations worldwide.

Program location: Monterrey


  • Dual-degree MBA
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • Executive live sessions with Belk College of Business faculty in EGADE Business School Monterrey

Duration: 1.5 a 2.5 years

Program start: September

Language: English

Years of experience required: 3 years

Become a global leader in your organization.


#2 MBA en México y América Latina

#1 MBA in Mexico
(MBA full time category)

Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2016-2017

2 MBA degrees

2 MBA degrees and a joint certificate in Global Business and Strategy: the EGADE MBA and the Belk College of Business MBA.

Association of MBAs (AMBA)

Program accredited by The Association of MBAs, the organization of accreditation of MBA programs that sets the global standards for MBA education.

Global outlook

Global outlook: a truly diverse student cohort representing different nationalities, as well as personal and professional backgrounds.


Flexibility that allows you to balance your global MBA with your professional and personal success.

International faculty

International faculty: students attend classes with professors from both schools, interacting with professionals from North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Study abroad during a semester

Opportunity to study abroad during a semester or summer course at Belk College of Business at UNC-Charlotte.  

Powerful global network of strategic contacts

Powerful global network of strategic contacts through the alumni association of both schools.

Global Experience

The program that gives a new meaning to global business

The MBA in Global Business and Strategy offers an enriching multicultural environment where students acquire a global business perspective in the classroom while building an enduring network of contacts representing different nationalities, cultures and professional backgrounds.

The combined expertise of the global faculty of both schools provides our students with a balanced theory-practice experience in the classroom, which exposes them to the principal trends, challenges, opportunities and leading-edge management practices for leadership in the global context.

The agreements established with leading universities and business schools on five continents provide the basis for our students to gain a truly global business vision:

International courses

Live an international experience with intensive courses at leading universities worldwide.

Global Network for Advanced Management

EGADE Business School is a founding partner and only business school in Mexico of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) network, led by Yale School of Management and in which 29 international business schools participate:

  • Global Network Week: an intensive international exchange program held every March and October since 2013 with students from the 29 international business schools that are part of this prestigious global network.
  • Global Network Courses: The SNOC (Small Network Online Courses) courses provide an innovative platform for MBA students from across the GNAM network to collaborate on projects and discuss current business trends.

Format and Concentration Areas

A successful collaboration between two schools in developing global leaders

The MBA in Global Business and Strategy is a dual-degree MBA delivered entirely in English at EGADE Monterrey, offered in full-time or part-time format. Both formats share class sessions allowing networking to take place among full-time students and those part-time students working during the program.

This global MBA is a lockstep program where students take all of their courses together and are assigned to study teams during the duration of the program, which enables cross-functional and cooperative problem solving while bringing together professionals with varied backgrounds.

MBA in Global Business and Strategy


Foundation Courses

Business Analytics Foundations

Capstone Courses

Leadership, Ethics and the Business Environment Seminar

Basic Courses

Human Behavior in Organizations

Economics of Business Decisions

Marketing Management

Financial Management

Operations Management

Management Accounting

Legal Environment in Business

Core Courses

International Business Strategy


Negotiations and Conflict Management

Global Strategic Management


International Marketing

Multinational Finance

Elective I

Elective II


The MBA that offers the dual benefit of an education in Mexico and in the United States

Application Periods:
  • September

The MBA in Global Business and Strategy seeks executive talent from different sectors and industries that show potential for developing the abilities, character and vision required to lead global businesses today.

MBA in Global Business and Strategy

Class Profile

32% Women MBA in GBS
68% Men ONEMBA




Average age

Years of


Profesional Experience




Part-time: 96%

Full-time: 4%


82% Mexican

18% Foreign



Manufacturing: 72%

Manufactura, 72%

Financial Services: 9%

Servicios Financieros, 9%

Consumer products: 8%

Bienes de Consumo, 8%

Others: 6%

Otros, 6%

Information Technology: 4%

Tecnologías de la información, 4%

Consulting: 1%

Consultoría, 1%

Admission to the MBA in Global Business and Strategy is highly competitive. The admissions committees of both schools review applications on an individual basis, considering both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant’s professional and academic background. 

Admission requirements

  • Admission application form
  • Admission test score (PAEP or equivalent): 575
  • Two professional recommendation letters
  • Up-to-date resume
  • Official documentation
  • English proficiency test (TOEFL or equivalent): 557
  • Motivation letter
  • Interview with Program Director or Faculty member

*Admission advisors across all EGADE Business School locations will guide you through all aspects of the admission process for the MBA in Global Business and Strategy program.

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