Master in Business Administration (MEDE)

IPADE (Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresa), Mexico City, Mexico

Program summary

The MEDE Program is a two-year graduate MBA program (MOV) at (Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion de Empresa), a pre-eminent private business graduate school in Mexico City. IPADE is the graduate school of the Universidad Panamerican which is an institutional exchange partner of the University of Lethbridge.

The MEDE Program is open to young men and women who hold any college degree and have a vocation for business. Its most important mission, besides teaching management, is to create leaders and innovative entrepreneurs. IPADE's teaching methodology is based on case analysis. This lively and intense exercise focuses on the problems of real companies in real situations, allowing participants to acquire a basic understanding of management and to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes leading to a sense of wisdom that should be present in any managerial action.

Student quote

To speak of the level of the program, it is definitely a world class level. Heavy in terms of workload, but it has been nothing but a positive experience. I would recommend it to anyone to do a MBA program.

Chad Fisher: University of Lethbridge Graduate, MEDE 2001-2003
Program location

Mexico City, Mexico

Visit the Mexico page for more information about Mexico City as an undergraduate exchange destination.

Language of instruction
Program length
Two academic years (twenty-one months)
Required attendance
Program highlights
The program is split up into six academic trimesters, and one practical trimester. The teaching method is the Case Method which is very practical experience for the student.
Entrance requirements
Candidates should have at least two years of work experience in positions where they have taken part in the decision making process.
  • Housing: from $230 to $520 CAD per month
  • Living Expenses: Approx. $230 CAD per month
As an exchange partner of the Universidad Panamericana, Spanish-speaking University of Lethbridge graduates are eligible for a scholarshiop, valued at more that $36,000 to attend a two-year graduate MBA program at IPADE. Between 2001 and 2004, five University of Lethbridge International Management graduates each received this scholarship. Please contact, director of the Faculty of Management International Programs, for more information.
Admission information

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Contact information
Oscar Carbonell
Tel. (5255) 5354 1800 ext. 1652