Within each area of specialization, theory and practice extend beyond local and Western business culture, encompassing the economies and markets of East Asia and Latin America.
Building upon the foundation of our comprehensive core curriculum, students choose from a range of specializations designed to complement a broad management education.
Prof. Zvi Wiener, Head
"We offer a program that is intellectually rigorous and internationally acclaimed,” notes Zvi Wiener, "a natural outcome of our faculty members' publication rate in the field's top-tier scientific and practitioner journals and recognized in recent major grants from giants like Teva or the EU.” Students also reap benefit from faculty members' partnerships with the PRMIA Institute, with leading universities around the world, and with bodies such as the Milken Institute and Glenn Yago.
Research from scholars in the Marketing specialization scholars is so highly regarded, explains Jacob Goldenberg, "that their papers feature in more top journals than many of Europe's top schools and out-publish any business school in Israel.” Four out of the specialization's five faculty members hold appointments as visiting professors at leading schools of business abroad. "We take pride that our Ph.D. graduates earn acceptance to top schools in the United States.”
Dr. Tamar Zilber, Head
"Issues such as how an industry constructs its identity, or predicting how different people and characteristics are apt to fit within a group, are key to the study of OB and HR,” says Tamar Zilber , adding, "Our team produces research in this field which is the most cutting edge in Israel.” The many facets that augment understanding of how behavior influences business and organizations on a global scale, Prof. Avi Kluger explains, "translates into direct impact on the bottom line.”
Dr. Niron Hashai, Head
A relatively recent addition to the MBA program, this specialization borrows from all related disciplines to offer senior management tools enabling a firm to outperform its competitors. "Students utilize these tools to create sustainable competitive advantages” explains Niron Hashai. "They receive training regarding preparation for international expansion, enacting group simulations and incorporating real issues into writing business plans so that firms can renew and innovate.
Prof. Ronen Feldman, Head
Multi-disciplinary and collaborative, Internet Studies originated at the Hebrew University's School of Business Administration as a distinct specialization."Whereas the more common Information Studies format focuses on building computer information systems and their analysis,” explains Ronen Feldman, "our students research the connections between the Internet, finance and statistics, gaining expertise in data-mining, text-mining, social networks, business applications of game theory, electronic commerce and product development.”
Prof. Gur Mosheiov, Head