Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Business Management


The USM Business Management Engineer’s mission is to lead public or private organizations, directing, planning and managing their human resources, and administering their material, financial, commercial and operational resources. All of the above under the approaches of continuous improvement, sustainable development and social responsibility in today’s knowledge society. Among his/her competencies is the analysis and evaluation of investment projects and their development in a globalized economic environment. Also, he/she articulates aspects of sustainability, innovation processes, strategic management tools and entrepreneurship initiatives in companies or organizations.

  • Professional Degree: Business Management Engineer.
  • Academic Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
  • Duration: 5 years (10 academic semesters)
  • Study regime: Daytime
  • Location: Vitacura Campus and Main Campus, Valparaíso
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1st Semester
  • Creativity and Effective Communication Workshop
  • Physical Education I
  • Programming and Data Processing for Management
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Algebra and Geometry
  • Business Administration
2nd Semester
  • Entrepreneurship and Management Workshop
  • Physical Education II
  • Introduction to Sustainable Engineering
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Business Legislation
3rd Semester
  • Financial Theory
  • Financial Accounting
  • Database for Management
  • Differential Calculus
  • English Language 1
  • History of the Economy
4th Semester
  • Sports
  • Management Accounting
  • Microeconomics I
  • Integral Calculus
  • English Language II
  • Social Sciences
5th Semester
  • Private Project Appraisal Workshop
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Tax Management
  • Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • English Language III
6th Semester
  • Social Project Appraisal Workshop
  • Strategic Management I
  • Financial Management
  • Microeconomics II
  • Econometrics
  • English Language IV
7th Semester
  • Tactical Marketing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Industrial Organization
  • Operations Research
  • English Language V
  • Human Resources
8th Semester
  • Business Start-up
  • Strategic Management II
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • English Language VI
  • Politics and Institutions
9th Semester
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Workshop
  • Elective course I
  • Elective course II
  • Legal Environment of the Company
  • Management and Organizational Leadership
10th Semester
  • Degree Seminar
  • Elective course III
  • In addition, the Department offers:

    1. MBA Master in Business Administration. www.mba.usm.cl

           Main Campus Valparaíso and Vitacura Campus, executive. Accredited for 5 years until 2022.

           Agencia Acredita AMBA

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