Business-Friendly Format For Bottom-Line Results
A hybrid structure that delivers maximum impact. Emory’s Modular MBA for Executives Program is one of the more innovative curricula of its kind. The structure provides a f lexible yet comprehensive program, using a mix of online learning coursework and rigorous in-person classwork that delivers a rich academic experience made manageable for busy executives.
During the course of 19 months, you will experience two styles of learning environment. In-person residency periods make maximum use of your time with faculty and classmates, and personal development sessions are designed to improve your business acumen and hone your managerial instincts. The eight, weeklong, oncampus sessions span five semesters and bring together your entire cohort to immerse you in a lockstep, general management curriculum. Through a strategic pairing of classes designed to build on one another and your experience, you will maximize your learning through interconnectivity, stimulating peer-to-peer conversations, dynamic group meetings, and invaluable career coaching. Complementing these classes is an array of leadership and professional experiences — from global speakers to interactive learning opportunities — all aimed at helping you translate your learning into actionable next steps.
During your time away from campus, your knowledge base will continue to grow through our distance learning sessions. You and your classmates will stay plugged in through online class sessions and digital modules that augment your in-person learning and facilitate ongoing skill development. Furthermore, you’ll use engaging conference tools to participate in group meetings and professional development options with our career services team. Through this convenient format, you’ll manage your study, weekly deliverables, and online exams and still have time for your life at work and home.
Your Modular MBA for Executives experience blends classroom learning with corporate exposure and cohort engagement, creating an unparalleled educational environment. Our unique, comprehensive program builds business leaders for today, tomorrow, and the future. Your fellow students and our faculty stretch and support you, both as a student and going forward. The relationships that you will forge with your accomplished classmates and alumni will provide you with advisers for years to come.
Structure of a MEMBA Term Period
Eight weeklong, on-campus residency ‘modules’ augmented by distance learning in between lets you focus fully on your classes when you’re here and gives you time to practice/implement what you’ve learned and re-engage with your life when you’re not. Two immersive experiences, one global and one on the West Coast, provide you with context to take a deep dive into an emerging area of business practice.
» PREWORK (3 weeks) is time for you to prepare for the two courses ending and two courses beginning during the upcoming on-campus residency.
» The ON-CAMPUS RESIDENCY (1 week) runs from Sunday to Saturday. Students complete two courses the first half of the week and start two new courses the second half. Co-curricular activities take place during lunches and evenings and include leadership speakers, team meetings, career management seminars, and networking activities.
» The DISTANCE PORTION (5 weeks) of a course consists of five weekly online class sessions. Each session, for students’ convenience, is taped and available by request.
» For courses that conclude with an EXAM or TERM PAPER (1 week), there is a built-in week dedicated to preparation and completion of the requirement.