In 1990 the UDD opens its doors in Concepción with 100 students enrolled in the Business Administration career. From then on, the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universidad del Desarrollo has been recognized as one of the best business schools in Chile, thanks to its high academic quality, its prestigious teaching staff and the strong spirit of entrepreneurship and leadership.
With around 2,500 undergraduate and 200 graduate students, in addition to a powerful network of 5,000 graduates, FEN is a benchmark in Chile for its innovative teaching methodology and for its close relationship with the business sector.
To contribute to economic and social development through the generation and dissemination of advanced knowledge and the training of leaders in the field of management and economics, who stand out for their entrepreneurial capacity, global mindset, and innovative attitude, and who are capable of becoming protagonists in the generation of value and impact.
To be recognized as the leading Faculty in the training of professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit, and a Latin American reference in research on entrepreneurship and innovation and the business development.
The quality certification was granted to this career by the Agencia Acreditadora de Chile (Accrediting Agency of Chile) for the period May 2016 – May 2022
The quality certification was granted to this career by the Comisión Nacional de Acreditación (National Accreditation Commission) for the period January 2017 – January 2025
MBA UDD is internationally accredited by one of the most prestigious associations worldwide. Its accreditation corresponds to a global standard that certifies MBA programs. There are 161 programs in 72 accredited countries, among which is the UDD MBA, which has obtained the maximum accreditation of 5 years, for 3 consecutive periods.