Rotterdam School of Management

Erasmus University Rotterdam #

Year Founded: 1970

Average GMAT: 640

City: Rotterdam

Country: Netherlands

About #

With its mission to be a force for positive change in the world, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has firmly established its reputation over almost 50 years as one of Europe’s most international and innovative business schools. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Their first-class portfolio of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage people to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers.

Rankings #

#63 Financial Time 2021 Global MBA Ranking

#29 QS Global MBA Rankings 2021

MBA Program Brief Overview #

The International Full-time MBA at RSM builds the critical-thinking, problem-solving, leadership and communication skills students need to launch and sustain a world-class career in business. In any sector, in any management role, anywhere in the world.  Over 12 insightful and immersive months students will discover the bigger picture: the dynamics of management, of organisations, of leadership, of global business. And what impact this has on our world. Students will build the rock-solid understanding, the broadened perspective, the integrative leadership mindset and the multicultural sensitivities needed to align people, functions and strategy.

Year One Description #

The Program duration is 1 year, divided in 4 terms., throughout which students will learn Foundations of management, and practice management. The program also includes living management projects, skills bootcamp, and advanced career integrations, aside MBA electives and international exchange opportunities. Throughout the whole program, students will go through Personal Leadership Development. 

Fall Mandatory Classes

  • Quantitative Platform for Business
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Financial Management
  • Management Science
  • Sustainability
  • Financial Management 2
  • Strategic Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Economic Environment of Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management

Spring Semester Mandatory Classes

  • Advanced Finance
  • Advanced Marketing
  • Advanced Strategy
  • Advanced Supply Chain Management

Student Life #

With a diverse campus community, you will have access to an energetic, enriching life beyond the classroom. Capitalize on activities and networking opportunities hosted by the Student Association and student clubs. When you are not studying, enjoy exploring your new environment. From restaurants and museums to music and nightlife, there is always something to do and see in Rotterdam and the Netherlands. Cultural liberalism, tolerance and a curiosity about the world: these qualities are rooted in the Netherlands history, culture and societal DNA. 

Class Profile #

Class of: 2021

Program Length: 1 year

Total Enrollment: 152

Average Age: 30

Women: 44%

Countries Represented: 46

Average Work Experience: 7 years

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