The IMBA Ecosystem
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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Whether you want to found your own business, dive into Tel Aviv's start-up culture, or lead innovative processes in a multinational corporation, the Sofaer International MBA provides you the tools, practical experience, network, and career support to drive the venture called "you."
The IMBA's 1-year curriculum combines a foundational core in business management with a wide-variety of advanced courses focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology. Course offerings include Delta Start-up Studio, Israel's first pre-accelerator for student-driven ventures. Additionally, students have access to direct career support, including the program's extensive internship program with companies ranging from McCann, Google, and NICE Systems to start-ups within 8200 EISP, the accelerator program of Israel's elite intelligence unit 8200.
Who Studies in the IMBA?
Designed for international, Israeli and Palestinian students, the average Sofaer IMBA class hosts 44 students from 15 countries. Most IMBA students begin their studies after four years of work experience. The majority speak more than one language and have lived and/ or worked in more than one country by the time of application.
Tel Aviv University's School of Management
The only internationally accredited business school in Israel (AACSB), the School of Management is intricately connected to Tel Aviv's start-up scene and Israel's economy. The School boasts over 21,000 alumni in top positions throughout the country and hosts over 2,000 executives and professionals annually in our tailored executive development programs.
Alongside the Sofaer International MBA, the School offers 8 master-level programs including the Kellogg-Recanati Executive International MBA and the Hebrew MBA in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology. The School of Management is also the only Israeli member of PIM, a prestigious exchange network that includes such members as: The University of Chicago Booth, ESSEC Business School (Paris, France), Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (India), and NUS Business School (Singapore).
In 2014 the School was awarded Eduniversal's coveted "5 Palmes of Excellence" award as well the 11th spot globally for the Top 50 MBA programs for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs by PitchBook, an independent and impartial private equity and venture capital research firm.
In addition to the benefits of studying at the School of Management, Sofaer International MBA students have the added value of the Tel Aviv University's ecosystem. Consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world in terms of scientific citations and among the top 100 universities internationally. Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel's largest and most comprehensive university with over 30,000 students, 9 Faculties and 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and the arts. TAU is home to multiple institutes, forums, and centers such as StarTAU (TAU's Entrepreneurship Center), Net Impact, the Center for Renewable Energy, and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. TAU has over 11 international MA programs – all of which enjoy academic and course cooperation with the Sofaer International MBA.