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Weekend EMBA ACADEMICS

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Build your business acumen in core courses that make sure you’re up to date for tomorrow’s business world. Then, with industry experts leading your curriculum, you’ll choose from more than 20 electives to craft an MBA that’s tailored just for your needs. Through it all, you’ll be pushed to think beyond what you know, find solutions for real-world clients, and learn how to lead a team ready to tackle any problem.
  • MONTHS TO Completion

  • ELECTIVE COURSEWORK

    In the Weekend Executive MBA
  • Opportunities for IMMERSIONS

    Global and Executive Skills
Weekend Executive MBA

Program Timeline

Discover the depth of expertise combined with the professional and leadership development experiences you need further your career as a business leader.
Weekend Executive MBA
  • Term 1

  • Term 1

    Core Courses
    Gain foundational skills and hands-on business experience through courses designed to help you excel in any area of business.
  • Term 1

    Executive Coaching
    Your professional development starts from day one. You'll work with your Executive Coach to develop a team charter, norms, and expectation. You'll also identify personal goals for improvement.
  • Term 1

    Fun on the Green
    Expand your network and have some fun. Join all of our working professionals students (Evening MBA, Weekend EMBA, and Modular EMBA) for a family friendly, social event on the green.
  • Term 2

  • Term 2

    Core Courses
    Gain foundational skills and hands-on business experience through courses designed to help you excel in any area of business.
  • Term 2

    Elective Course
    You'll start to tailor the curriculum to your interests by taking an elective course. Take a deeper dive into the areas of study and action-based experiences that inspire you most.
  • Term 2

    Global Immersion
    During this week-long global study trip, you'll gain firsthand knowledge about global business opportunities, challenges, and risks, including economic, political, social, and cultural issues of multinational business. Recent locations include Dubai/Abu Dhabi and Cape Town/Johannesburg.
  • Term 3

  • Term 3

    Core Courses
    Gain foundational skills and hands-on business experience through courses designed to help you excel in any area of business.
  • Term 3

    Elective Courses
    Continue to tailor the curriculum to your interests with elective courses. Explore new topics of interest or dive deeper into a particular area of study.
  • Term 3

    Executive Insights Immersion
    With a focus on executive presence, sphere of influence, and persuasive communication, this week-long Atlanta-based immersion helps you to refine the key skills necessary to inspire others to change, build and nurture strategic relationships, and communicate persuasively.
  • Term 4

  • Term 4

    IMPACT
    Finish your core courses with IMPACT, a project-based course that brings together the core skills you've learned throughout the program to solve a problem for a real client.
  • Term 4

    Elective Courses
    Focus on choosing electives that support your professional interests. Speed up your program completion by selecting one or more Accelerated Course Electives that are completed in a shorter time period.
  • Term 4

    Leader's Reaction Course
    The Leader’s Reaction Course is held at the U.S. Army base of Fort Benning, GA. The program offers an exciting, hands-on opportunity to apply team and leadership skills in a creative, collaborative, and slightly muddy setting.
    Leadership Development
  • Term 5

  • Term 5

    Elective Courses
    Complete your degree by selecting electives that round out your educational experience. Speed up your program completion by selecting one or more Accelerated Course Electives that are completed in a shorter time period.
  • Term 5

    Graduation
    You will graduate Goizueta Business School armed with a robust set of skills and experiences to elevate your career to the next level.

Weekend Executive MBA Calendar

Download a sample program calendar to understand the timing and flow of the Weekend EMBA courses and immersions.

The Emory Weekend EMBA Difference

  • Weekends Work

    Our Weekend Executive MBA frees you from the stress of fitting your program into your busy work week.
  • Custom Curriculum

    Craft your program to fit your interests. Choose from our array of elective offerings to create a functional or industry area of focus.
  • Beyond the Basics

    Go deep in our Global, Executive Skills, and Business and Policy immersions for an executive-level perspective in the most valuable business areas.

Learning in Action

MBA International Trip London

Designed to broaden your perspective and give you intense exposure to business issues on a global, national, and individual level, our immersion offerings give you executive-level understanding in areas most valuable to your success. A week-long global study trip led by our expert faculty gives you firsthand knowledge about global business opportunities, challenges, and risks, including economic, political, social, and cultural issues of multinational businesses. Our Executive Insights Immersion, helps you maximize your impact as an executive through a series of sessions focusing on executive presence, sphere of influence, and persuasive communication.

Leading the Way

Leader in Residence

We’ve got a comprehensive approach to leadership. The leadership reactions course is just one example of how we take you out of the classroom to test and sharpen your skills. Throughout the program, you’ll get personal leadership coaching, be exposed to new techniques, and learn how to best lead in a team setting.

Goizueta IMPACT

Modular EMBA students presenting

The nature of work is changing. Business problems don’t sit cleanly in functional boundaries. The IMPACT experience teaches you to deal with ambiguity, respond to any situation with intention, and apply a structured approach to solving the messiest business problems. Your team will address a strategic issue for an organization, giving you the opportunity to step outside your current area of expertise and put into practice what you are learning.

Goizueta Experts