Executive MBA (EMBA)

The Executive MBA is designed for professionals that would like to study while they are working full time. The EMBA is a part time program usually over two years with modul based teaching. The typical EMBA students are managers, executives and entrepreneurs who want to become business leaders or just develop their skills. The typical student usually have a minimum of 5 years working experience up to 20 years experience as managers.


As in the regular MBA programs the EMBA is built up by core subjects and electives:

This is an example how an Executive MBA program can look like (from London Business School):

Core Subjects
Corporate Finance
CSR and Business Ethics
Data Analytics for Managers
Decision and Risk Analysis
Developing Effective Managers and Organisations
Developing Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Financial Accounting
Introduction to Management Accounting
Leadership Skills
Managerial Economics
Marketing
Operations Management
Strategic Management
Understanding General Management
Understanding the International Macroeconomy

Elective subjects
Accounting
Economics
Finance
Management Science and Operations
Marketing
Organisational Behaviour
Strategy and EntrepreneurshipThere are usually more electives. These are the most populare electives at the Executive MBA program, and according to LBS their students can choose between 70 different electives.Other business schools might have different electives and be specialized in different areas.

Cost of studying: 
The price can vary from $28.700 at the cheapest (Durham UK) up tp £172.200 at the most expensive (Wharton US).

Program:
The programs are usually modul based. The Durham EMBA consists of 3 elements: 7 compulsory core modules, 5 electives and a 15,000-word dissertation/thesis.