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School of Management & Economics

The MTA School of Management & Economics has become an influential force in Israel’s economic arena by rethinking traditional paradigms through the introduction of advance theories and models. As a result, many of our alumni occupy key leadership positions at government agencies, corporate stalwarts and entrepreneurial enterprises. Through research, teaching, and collaborations within the economic sector, the school is at the forefront of promoting a sustainable and socially-responsible Israeli economy.



Prof. Yoav Ganzach

Prof. Yoav Ganzach is a psychologist who is interested in social and economic behavior. His work focuses on basic psychological processes, such as decision making, knowledge acquisition, and attitude formation, and how those behaviors affect the landscape of modern society.

Yoav received his B.A. from Tel Aviv University, studied in a masters program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He was a faculty member at the Hebrew University for seven years and then at Tel Aviv University for 24 years. He has also been a visiting professor at Columbia University, Baruch College, and the Max Planck Institute.

Since the current academic year (2021-2022), Yoav has been Dean of the School of Management & Economics at the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo. Here, his goal is to harness the knowledge acquired by himself and his colleagues in order to better educate the economists and managers of tomorrow, making our society a better place to live.

B.A. in Economics & Management

Head of Program : Dr. Shirit Katav-Hertz

The undergraduate program (B.A.) in Economics and Management combines and links these two areas of knowledge, which is both an economist's and a manager's advantage. Economics studies combine theories and their applications with the Israeli and the global economy and provide students with important skills (e.g. advanced Big Data analysis tools) that are advantageous when entering the job market.

The program in Economics and Management offers internships for high-achieving students in their third year, in various organizations in the business and public sectors. The internship is an opportunity to apply the curriculum while studying and to graduate with work experience, familiarity with roles and organizations, tying work relationships, and even a potential for integration into the organization upon graduation.

The B.A. in Economics & Management offers specializations in:

  • Capital Market 

  • Real-estate

  • Entrepreneurship Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Service management

Master's programs offered at MTA

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Head of Program: Prof. Hana Medler-Liraz

Students become familiar with and understand the various aspects pertaining to management, such as finance, marketing, strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, in a broad and integrative way and specialize in one of these fields. The program is open to undergraduates from all areas who wish to enhance and expand their managerial knowledge and acquire skills that will prepare them for advanced management positions, both as private entrepreneurs and within public, private or third-sector companies.

The MBA program provides students with opportunities for professional advancement and enables them to meet the challenges facing tomorrow's administrators. Read More..

M.A. in Consulting and Organizational Development

Head of Program: Prof. Raphael Snir

It is this reality that has made consulting and organizational development an important and necessary profession. The program endows consultants with the high level of knowledge and skills needed to guide changes in work processes and organizational development.

In the current period of accelerated change, organizations face multifaceted challenges—technological, economic, cultural, social, demographic, and more—with solutions not contained within any given discipline.
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