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Method & Precision

The method we use is different from the classic model, and is based on case studies analysis.

• It is built around the principle of learning-by-doing

• It offers you the possibility to analyse real business situations in real time

• It will develop your skills such as leadership, teamwork and decision-making efficiency


Skills & Development

Tiffin Executive EMBA is the right choice for your business potential development.

• You will study exclusively with teachers from the United States.

• You will develop your business skills and abilities

The program is addressed to entrepreneurs and managers from the profit and non-profit areas, as well as to employees, as part of the development strategy of the companies in which they work

Recognition & Prestige

Tiffin Executive EMBA is internationally recognized for the exceptional training of its graduates, the program being considered as a training institution for businessmen with real managerial abilities and a high level of knowledge.

• Accredited by three prestigious academic institutions from the U.S.A., one from Europe and locally by ARACIS

• The program has occupied first place in the Best EMBA &MBA top in 2011 and 2013, according to Ziarul Financiar newspaper ranking

Our teachers are professionals who have exhibited academic excellence, supported by international experience in a myriad of industries. An elite team whose expertise is the result of a deep understanding of the mechanisms behind the global business world. We invite you to get acquainted with some of the Faculty of our Executive MBA program.

Those who have chosen to join the Tiffin Executive MBA program are experienced professionals who want to make a change in their personal and professional life. The list below shows only those individuals who have given their consent to be listed on this page.


Cohort 12 (2013-2015)
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  • Bogatu Eder – Inter Concordia – Project Manager
  • Bulbariu Cătălin – Metro Cash and Carry Romania – Head of Data Analysis Department
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  • Culea Marcel Cristian – SC Energobit SA – Business Development Manager
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  • Dinescu Andreea – Initiative Media – Client Service Director
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  • Graur Cătălin – La Fântâna – Chief Operational Officer
  • Grigoriu Raymond – Corporate Baskets – Manager
  • Gross Simona Mariana – M&G RoSupply SRL – General Manager
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  • Ionescu Cristian – Presales and Delivery Manager
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  • Muntean Ioan Mircea – SC Active Conexe SA – General Manager
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  • Popa Dan Sorin – La Fântâna – National Customer Manager
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  • Ștefan Marian Florin – HR Expert – Support Solutions – Managing Director
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  • Tărniceanu Mihail – Vodafone Romania – Regulatory Affairs Director

Tiffin EMBA includes 18 courses covering advanced and important information, with case studies and focus on tangible results, in a reality anchored business environment


MGT622 – Strategic Management

This course synthesizes the entire curriculum of the MBA Program. The integration of knowledge into the strategic problem-solving ability that managers will need to responsibly handle, improve and grow in the business world of today and tomorrow.

MGT624 – Industry & Competitive Analysis

This course examines the competitive status of manufacturing and technology both within the United States and worldwide. Methods for personnel and product improvement through current strategies and tactics being used in world-class companies will be studied.

MGT690 – Special Topics

The global, cultural, economic, legal, and competitive environment of business is constantly changing, therefore the EMBA curriculum also includes a class which focuses on a topic that is especially relevant at the time the EMBA cohort is preparing to graduate. Past examples include events such as the entrepreneurship in Romania and in the world, the impact of potential terrorism on business or ethics in the wake of the Enron and other financial scandals which were timely and focused on that moment in time.

MGT614 – Global and Transnational Management

This course deals with the management of multinational enterprises and managing in a global economy. Building on the interdisciplinary knowledge gained throughout the program, this course will tackle cross-cultural issues, socio-political and economic concern and international strategic management.

MGT621 – Organization Design and Analysis

The examination of organizations in terms of patterns in design and operation through topics including organizational-environment interface, structure, technology and socio-technical systems and culture are the basis for this course.

MGT531 – Leadership & Influence

Course focus will be on learning to make a difference as a leader. Discussion and utilization of practical principles of leadership with an emphasis on integrating theory and practice are included. Students will work to create a model and set of related perspectives about how one can become a better leader of one’s self as well as the organization.

MGT623 – Legal & Ethical Issues in Management

The ethical, legal, and moral problems facing managers in the public and private sectors are the focus of this course. Current issues, regulations, trade practices and liability will be discussed.

MGT613 -Operations Management

The management of the production functions and its inter-relationships to the other major functions within the organization will be stressed through quantitative/ analytical techniques.

FIN612 – Managerial Finance

Financial decision making addressing the structure of capital: its cost, availability and selection, along with management of cash flows and distributions are the focus of this course.

MKT611 – Business Research Analysis

Using the knowledge gained in Statistical Methods for Managers and Marketing Management, the student will be equipped with a thorough knowledge of research methodologies. Application through research problems facing managers will be discussed.

ECO524 – Managerial Economics

This course builds on basic concepts of microeconomics of business theory, with an emphasis on the firms’ use of limited information in an uncertain environment. Awareness of global perspective will be stressed.

MAT513 -Statistical Methods for Managers

A statistical emphasis will be the focus of this course. Areas to be presented will be descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will learn how to use statistics to better evaluate data in problem solving.

ACC512 -Managerial Accounting

This course builds on the student’s basic knowledge of accounting concepts to enhance their ability to evaluate the use of accounting data for internal planning, control and decision-making for managers

MGT522 – Management of Human Resources

The focus of this course will be on the human side of enterprise and how individuals and their organizations impact each other. Cultural diversity, respect of the individual and interpersonal skills will be addressed.

MKT523 – Marketing Management

This course examines the role of the marketing function of global firms participating in both consumer and business markets, with emphasis on tactical and operating decisions and decision-making processes. Areas to be studied include market and customer analysis, market segmentation and marketing mix tactics and implementation.

ACC510 – Financial Accounting

This course will focus on the principles underlying the development and use of financial statements with emphasis on business applications.

CIS514 – Information & Decision Support

This course reviews basic information technology and systems, discusses the importance of data, information and knowledge and knowledge management in organizations, the role these play in obtaining and maintaining competitive advantages, the use of e-commerce nationally, internationally and globally and the impact of the digital divide on an increasingly globalized economy, the formation and appraisal of sound information systems, and issues of cyber crime and cyber ethics.

MGT511 – Individual & Teamwork

The focus of this class is on understanding individual behavior in organizations and on becoming a more successful team member. Problem solving through improved communication and effective management of individual and group processes is studied and practiced

Tiffin Executive MBA is an intensive program, taking place only in weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), composed of 9 modules to be completed in 21 months.

Each module consists of two courses and has a duration of 5 weeks. 3 weekends out of 5 with be held consecutively in the classroom.

By following a cohort model, the program will allow you to constructively interact with colleagues, to develop your teamwork skills and to apply them effectively in real-life situations.

Tiffin Executive EMBA is based on case studies such as those originally developed at Harvard Business School.

Program performance:

• In the week prior to the commencement of the courses, the chapters to be studied and projects to be analysed shall be named

• You will participate in courses held exclusively by American teachers

• During the drafting period of the final projects, you will remain in touch with the teachers through the Tiffin EMBA Portal. This portal provides secure chat rooms, discussion forums and documents that can be used in conjunction

Tiffin Executive EMBA is carefully designed and built to your needs, so the program takes into account your personal life and family. The courses do not take place during the summer months. Also, there are no courses in December and during the Easter holiday.

The nine sessions of the program include:

• Printed course materials (excluding textbooks)

• Electronic course supporting documents

• Academic facilities related to graduation and more

In Romania, the Tiffin Executive MBA program takes place only in Bucharest.


Code Course Name Course Schedule Seated Portion
MGT511 Individual & Teamwork Oct 17 – Nov 22, 2015 Oct 24 – Nov 08, 2015
MGT523 Marketing Management Oct 17 – Nov 22, 2015 Oct 24 – Nov 08, 2015
MGT522 Management of Human Resources Ian 02 – Feb 07, 2016 Ian 09 – Ian 24, 2016
ACC510 Financial Accounting Ian 02 – Feb 07, 2016 Ian 09 – Ian 24, 2016
ACC510 Managerial Accounting Feb 27 – Apr 03, 2016 Mar 05 – Mar 20, 2016
CIT514 Information & Decision Support Feb 27 – Apr 03, 2016 Mar 05 – Mar 20, 2016
MAT513 Statistical Methods for Managers May 07 – Jun 12, 2016 May 14 – May 29, 2016
MKT611 Business Reaserch Analysis May 07 – Jun 12, 2016 May 14 – May 29, 2016
ECO524 Managerial Economics Jul 02 – Aug 07, 2016 Jul 09 – Jul 24, 2016
FIN612 Managerial Finance Jul 02 – Aug 07, 2016 Jul 09 – Jul 24, 2016
MGT531 Leadership & Influence Oct 15 – Nov 20, 2016 Oct 22 – Nov 06, 2016
MGT614 Global & Transitional Management Oct 15 – Nov 20, 2016 Oct 22 – Nov 06, 2016
MGT621 Organizational Design & Analysis Jan 07 – Feb 12, 2017 Jan 14 – Jan 29, 2017
MGT613 Operations Management Jan 07 – Feb 12, 2017 Jan 14 – Jan 29, 2017
MGT623 Legal & Ethical Issues in Management Mar 04 – Apr 09, 2017 Mar 11 – Mar 26, 2017
MGT690 Special Topics Mar 04 – Apr 09, 2017 Mar 11 – Mar 26, 2017
MGT624 Industry & Competitive Analysis May 06 – Jun 11, 2017 Mai 13 – Mai 28, 2017
MGT622 Strategic Management May 06 – Jun 11, 2017 Mai 13 – Mai 28, 2017

Admission into the TiffinEMBA program is based on the assessment of each person individually, taking into account the following criteria:

  • Academic training (Bachelor’s Degree), as an indicator of the training level for postgraduate studies (average grade for the years of study must be at least 7 if the applicant has more than 5 years of professional experience or 7.5 if the applicant has less than 5 years of professional experience);
  • Professional and life experience of the applicant – as an indicator of the applicant’s potential to be an active participant in the Program (a minimum of 8 curricular areas of 11 should be covered by professional experience and/or education)
  • The applicant must state the reasons for which he/she wishes to join this Program and how it fits into his/her life and career – as an indicator of the relevance and usefulness of this Program for the applicant.
  • Linguistic competence of English, if English is not the native language, because Tiffin Executive MBA program is taught only in English by American professors.

Registration for admission into the Program is done throughout the entire calendar year, based upon availability.

General conditions for admission into the program

The program is for both Romanian and foreign citizens, graduates, English speakers, with a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and a minimum of 3 years work experience and managerial experience.
Registration for admission into the Executive Master in Business Administration is performed based upon the documents confirming the applicant’s ability to follow this program and the payment of the registration fee. Some of the documents are required for the enrolment at the University of Bucharest and other for Tiffin University.
These documents are:

  • Application form;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Baccalaureate Diploma in certified copy;
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma Supplement/transcript in 2 (two) certified copies and a certified translation into English;
  • Birth Certificate in certified copy;
  • Copy of the Marriage Certificate (if applicable);
  • Copy of the Identity Document/Card;
  • TOEFL English certificate or the Certificate issued by the Foreign Language Centre at the University of Bucharest or by another renown institution in the field;
  • 2 (two) ID photos
  • Proof of registration fee payment, which is also a benchmark for establishing the discounts for early registration into the Program.

For any other details regarding the admission into Tiffin EMBA program please contact us.

The Admission Process and Selection Criteria

Based on the above listed documents, the Program’s Director fills in a Professional Skills Certificate (Common Professional Component Certification) specifying your abilities, acquired skills through formal training (studies), as well as through professional experience (interview + curriculum vitae + Application form).
A certified copy of the Bachelor’s Degree, Baccalaureate Diploma, Diploma Supplement, Birth Certificate, Identity Card/Document, pictures shall be kept the Bucharest headquarters, str. Transilvaniei nr. 6.
The Application form, Curriculum Vitae, a certified copy of the Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma Supplement/transcript, their certified translations into English, and a copy of the English certificate, together with the Professional Skills Certificate shall be sent at Tiffin University, Ohio, USA. The admission into the program at Tiffin University is carried out after the analysis of these documents. In this case, both the student and the Program Director in Romania receive a letter of admission which officially announces your admission into the program. The next stage is the conclusion of the Learning Agreement with the University of Bucharest, the payment of the tuition fee under the agreement, followed by your enrolment into the Program at the University of Bucharest in October of each year.
If there are students admitted into the Program after the commencement thereof, they will be enrolled at the University of Bucharest after being admitted by the Tiffin University according to the above mentioned criteria.
The students are evaluated and admitted in the order of submission and payment of the registration fee.
If a candidate decides to postpone attending the classes, its place will be taken by the next person admitted into the Program by Tiffin University who has paid the registration fee in chronological order after the last person who received a spot.
If two candidates cover the same number of curricular areas and there is only one open spot, the spot will be given to the person who has paid the registration fee first.
From the time of admission, the signing of the agreement by both parties shall be concluded in no more than three weeks.
If a person who was admitted does not pay the equivalent value of the first module within a month from the signing of the agreement, its place shall be taken by the next person admitted into the program in calendar order.
Any admitted candidate may postpone the commencement of the studies as long as it considers necessary. After the start of the courses, each student is required to complete the program within no more than 6 (six) years.

In the competitive business environment, how the theory is put into practice makes all the difference most of the times. That is why the program will focus on the practical aspect of the knowledge taught, by analysing real-life and relevant business cases.

The secret also lies in the ability to bring the teachers as close as possible to the students, and to create a team spirit throughout the program.

This is reflected in the assessment method, which is based not only on a final exam, but on a continuous evaluation during the entire course.

Tiffin Executive EMBA encourages:

• Participation in group discussions

• Teamwork

• Constant communication with the rest of the group through work meetings and the Tiffin Portal (Moodle)

• Compliance with the performance periods and deadlines of the performance works.

At the end of the Tiffin Executive EMBA program you will receive:

1. EMBA Degree from Tiffin University, which will be granted after completing the entire program within a special ceremony held at Tiffin University in Ohio.

2. Degree from the University of Bucharest, issued by the Ministry of National Education and granted within a ceremony organized in Bucharest, after the one in Tiffin, Ohio.

In addition, at the end of each course, you will receive a certificate of participation.

The tuition fee can be paid in full or in instalments.

Depending on the chosen payment method, you will benefit from the following discounts:

10% – full payment

7% – payment in 2 instalments

5% – payment in 3 instalments

This fee includes the tuition costs and other services, such as:

• Printed materials for each course, besides textbooks

• Electronic course supporting documents

• Refreshments (coffee and tea) per day during classroom classes

• Other academic activities

The textbooks will be charged separately. Our teachers will choose from the latest editions of the best textbooks in the field, published by recognized publishers such as McGraw Hill, Prentice Hall, Thomson South-Western.

A file processing fee will be charged upon the receipt of the Application Form. The processing will take place at Tiffin University in Ohio.

All fees will be paid in RON based on a fiscal invoice at the National Bank of Romania exchange rate on the day of billing, within 15 days from the invoice date.

We offer discounts to companies that send more than 5 students to follow the courses of our program. They may attend courses in classes of in different years.

For details please contact us.


Program financing methods

You can finance Tiffin Executive MBA program as follows:

• You can ask the company you work for to pay the Tiffin Executive EMBA program as an investment in the company’s human resources – the most widely used variant

• You can pay the program from personal funds

• You can request a loan for the payment of the program. Many banks on the Romanian market offer such study loans
• You can apply for a sponsorship from any company paying the income tax of 16%, as this expense is deductible

Withdrawal fees

To withdraw from the program, Tiffin University at the University of Bucharest shall be notified in writing through a notice sent directly by e-mail or by fax.

After notifying Tiffin University at the University of Bucharest about your withdrawal from a course, the refund of the tuition fee will be made according to the following plan:

4 weeks before the commencement of the first session – 100%

Less than 4 weeks before the commencement of the first session – 50%

During the first week of classes – The fee is not refundable

These rules apply to all amounts paid before the beginning of a module.