Over the 22 months of IPADE’s Full-Time MBA Program, participants have the opportunity to learn, practice, and reinforce their skills within an ethical and strategic context.They will make decisions in a controlled environment, and will develop a global perspective on the current dynamic business culture.

The Full-Time MBA Program is conducted 100% in English.

Personal Guidance

MBA Administrative Team

Monitoring for beginning

Monitor for each team

Career Services (CEDIC)

blue_box Tools for Management

pink Fundamentals of Management

green_boz Leadership, Human Behavior and Personal Growth

orange Ethics and Anthropology

blue_sky Environment and International Experience

gray Career Planning and Network Skills

First Year

The Program’s first year is primarily oriented toward in-depth study of different areas of management. During this period, participants acquire the technical tools necessary for excellent management. Along with these hard skills, participants will learn about leadership and teamwork.

Introductory Quarter

Financial Accounting

Quantitative Methods

Introduction to Organizational Behavior

Economic Environment I

Introduction to Case Method

Communications Tools


First Quarter

Organizational Behavior II

Financial Management I

Operations Management I

Managerial Control and Information I

Human Resources Management I

Marketing Management I

Business Ethics

Communication Skills

Work-life Balance

Personal Development Workshop (PDW)

Second Quarter

Decision Analysis

Financial Management II

Organizational Behavior II

Operations Management II

Human Resources Management II

Marketing Management II

General Management I


Business Forum

International Week

Third Quarter

Financial Management III

Economic Environment II

Managerial Control and Information II

Marketing Management III

General Management II

Operations Management III

Organizational Behavior III

Social and Political Environment

Financial Mathematics


Summer Internship

Between their first and second year, Full-Time MBA  participants must carry out a summer internship project with a company. The Project is conceived as a practical learning process in which the students have the opportunity to apply much of what they have been learned during the first year of the program in real business situations.

Second Year

The second year emphasizes the development of a global vision, strategic decision-making processes, and other so-called soft skills. During the fourth trimester, students choose from among 40 international business schools for their international exchange experience. During the sixth trimester, students can choose four elective courses focused on the latest global business trends.

Fourth Quarter

Exchange Quarter

Fifth Quarter

Financial Management IV

Managerial Control and Information III

Business Simulation

Social and Political Environment II

Career Planing

General Management III

Legal Framework

Sales Force Management

Negotiation Workshop

International Study trip


Business Forum

Sixth Quarter

Financial Management V

Markstrat (Marketing Simulation)

General Management IV

Social Responsibility

Elective Course I

Elective Course II


Work-life Balance

Mexico City Campus: RVOE (Recognition of Official Validity of Studies) No. 83162 dated on December 14th, 1983.

SEP Monterrey Campus: RVOE (Recognition of Official Validity of Studies)  No. 20110031 dated on January 27th, 2011. SEP