About Us

Mahan Business School is a place where diverse ideas and perspectives aren’t just accepted, they are encouraged and embraced. In this innovative and collaborative environment, principled leaders are fostered. People are encouraged to express their feelings and their unique ideas and are motivated to leave their positive mark on the world and be the agents of positive change. Mahan is all about developing people whom in turn will make change in their organizations and subsequently in the society.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to mix the traditional tools of Management like: Accounting, Finance, Operations Management and Economics with leadership skills which enable our students to be more empathetic, Innovative, principled and insightful.

Our Mindset

At Mahan we challenge conventional thinking. We encourage our students to “Think outside the box” and transcend the traditional boundaries that restrain innovation and creativity. Since most of our students are experienced professionals with remarkable management and leadership records, they bring their entrepreneurial insight and hands-on experience with them which enrich our courses and turn them into real-world business workshops!


About Mahan

Mahan Business School is the sister organization of Mahan Holding which was founded in 2001 to raise professional business leaders. It’s been over two decades that Mahan as the first business school and business leadership school in Iran, with the approval of international evaluation authorities and the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, has been at the forefront of training and empowering managers in various management areas in the country’s education industry. With the slogan of education rather than credentials, Mahan Business School organizes short and long-term courses such as Leadership, Comprehensive Program for Professional CEO, Comprehensive Program for Start-Ups, Comprehensive Program for Professional Consultants, DBA, MBA, Virtual Training, Business Leadership, Comprehensive Program for Professional Sales Leadership, Comprehensive Program for Professional Marketing Manager, Comprehensive Program for Digital Marketing, Comprehensive Program for Brand Management, Comprehensive Program for Professional Coaching and Comprehensive Program for Global Marketing.

Mahan Business School has various departments, including International Training Center, Research Center, Virtual Training Center, Psychology Clinic, Business Club, Leadership School, Mahan Seminars Center, Mahan Business School, Management and Entrepreneurship Consulting Center, Department of Publications and Books (Digital), Individual Research and Development Center, Peace and Awareness Foundation (Social Responsibility), and Professional Ethics.

Advantages of Joining Mahan

We, the members of Mahan, pledge to be committed to our principles to promote the values of Mahan

  • Honesty and Goodness in our thoughts, words and deeds

  • To serve ourselves and people

  • To respect human values

  • To be decisive to make things happen as it is planned

  • To move continuously on the way to excellence

  • following passionate goals

  • To create a sense of satisfaction and joy for yourself and others

  • Belief in the culture and values of the organization

  • To believe in innovation and creativity

  • To be committed to continuous learning and growth

  • To be great in whatever we are inspired to do


Studying abroad will boost carrier opportunities, and gaining up-to-date knowledge has always been a dream for the working students’. Although studying abroad has its advantages, however, they may face several psychological and financial pressures that will be consider as disadvantages. Mahan Business School International Dept. was formed in 2008 to reduce the pressures of working and studying as well as upgrading the quality of education. As a result, MBS commenced striving to set up a mutual scientific partnership with selected prestigious business schools to invite experienced professors to Iran.

The first collaboration took place between MBS and UCSI (University College Sedaya International) and MSU (Management & Science University) in Malaysia. Mahan Business School accompanied two successful consecutive MBA programs with MSU.

In pursuing such ambition, MBS continued expanding its cooperation with the Maastricht School of Management (MSM), University of Management, Economics and Finance (UMEF), the University of Geneva Switzerland, University Putra Malaysia (UPM), and an online program with the International American University of California. (IAU).


Development of knowledge and skills nationally and internationally in management and to be recognized as one of the leading Business Schools in Higher Education worldwide.

The main objectives of MBS are as followed:

 A) Cultural and Educational Exchange

Mutual collaboration with well-known universities and business schools all over the world, offering mutual programs in MBA, DBA, and Ph.D. to fulfill the need for higher quality education.

B) Upgrading and updating the quality of education

Mahan Business School has mutual agreements with reputable universities providing international programs in management (MBA and DBA). These programs empower students and executives to face the challenges of the world’s markets in a technical and practical approach.

C) Innovation & Progress

Path to progress within the global business arena requires an extensive search for brand new methods in education to be used for managing professionals and keep them updated with an innovative approach.

D) Exchange of Thoughts to prospect excellence

Approaching excellence is the main objective of Mahan Business School by prospecting major centers of higher education throughout the world. We treasure the exchange of knowledge and insight in management received through such an approach as well as in extending our international MBA & DBA programs through our cooperation with such centers.


Mahan Business School (MBS) is committed to encourage business management knowledge to satisfy the essential needs of executives, senior and junior managers. Therefore, managers and entrepreneurs will be empowered to face the realities and issues of global and domestic markets and ultimately develop their capabilities to direct their businesses and society successfully.


Mahan Business School aims to be the leading business school in Iran and among the top 100 business schools in the world to contribute and redefine the future of society and business in Iran.

Mahan as a Business Environment

  • Mahan Business School
  • Mahan Business Seminars Center
  • Mahan Business Club
  • Mahan Business Applied Research Center 
  • E-Learning Department
  • Leadership Department
  • Psychology Clinic  
  • International Business Development Department
  • Management & Entrepreneurship Consulting Center
  • Foundation for Peace, Awareness and Professional Ethics
  • Research Center For Personal Development (Coaching)
  • Mahan Publication Center
  • Mahan Doctorate (Ph.D) & Master Preparation Courses

Mahan Business School Services

  • International MBA and DBA programs
  • Leadership courses
  • Local MBA program
  • Local DBA Programs
  • Short-courses (tailor-made courses)


    • Professional CEO
    • Green Management
    • Training Startup Managers
    • Professional Marketing Managers
    • Digital Marketing Managers
    • Professional Sales Managers
    • Professional Sales
    • Brand and Advertising Management
    • Professional Business Consultant
    • Professional Coach
    • Professional Business Leadership
    • Start-up courses

  • E-learning
  • Universities entrance exam preparation courses of Doctorate degree
  • Mahan Business School Publications
  • Business seminars and workshops
  • Management consulting center
  • Mahan portal
  • Iran MBA Society (IMS)
  • E-magazine
  • Movie-nights with Business approach
  • A Cup of Tea with the Flavor of Experience (Inviting entrepreneurs to seminars)
  • Mahan Business Club Network
  • Business tours
  • Start-up grind
  • Business podcasts
  • Think tanks for businesses
  • Psychology Clinic