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Extended Learning Courses

MBA Intensive Courses. In-Depth Learning Experience.

Extended Learning Courses are a diverse offering of academic business, for-credit, MBA-level courses available through Goizueta Business School to Emory Executive Education participants, where you will learn alongside Evening MBA and Executive MBA students. You must apply and be accepted into these courses, as these credits can be applied towards a Goizueta Business School MBA degree (if you apply and are admitted to a Goizueta MBA in the future). As a participant in these courses, you will be active in the learning environment through contributions to the class discussions, case studies, group projects and presentations, assignments, and exams — earning a grade and an official university transcript.
  • Number of Courses

    In-person & live online options
  • Typical Class Size

    Learn alongside Evening MBA and Executive MBA students
  • Investment

    Each course is 3 credit hours

Extended Learning Courses Eligibility

• Bachelor's degree and a strong undergraduate academic record
• Mid to senior-level professional ready to move into a more strategic role
• Managerial or project management experience preferred
• Willingness to fully engage and contribute in the classroom
• Awareness and appreciation of the value of a room full of diverse perspectives

International applicant eligibility:

• If you live in the country and can provide your Visa or Permanent Resident information in the application you can enroll for an Extended Learning Course(s) offered in-person, online or hybrid. If you live outside the US, you can only enroll for an Extended Learning Course(s) offered online.

Learning Objectives

  • Ideal for

    Professionals interested in obtaining MBA level skills, knowledge, and experience who do not have the time to invest in a full degree currently but may plan to later, or who already have an MBA and just need a refresher.
  • Outcomes

    Build your capacity as a business leader, expand your depth and breadth of business knowledge, gain real-world skills you can use in the workplace, and widen your network of business professionals.
  • Environment

    Collaborate with MBA students from a range of industries who are working professionals like yourself in an intensive but accessible classroom experience.

Application & Brochure

Apply by December 5 to take MBA elective courses (without committing to a full MBA degree). This is not an application to the Emory MBA program. Brochure for Extended Learning Courses coming soon.

Finance Courses

The overall objective of the course is for students to develop the intuition and skills necessary to assess the values and risks of derivative financial assets, and to formulate effective trading and hedging strategies based on their analyses.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday

Faculty: Nicholas Valerio

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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This course will study the financial markets, and the financial intermediaries that make the markets operate. Attention will be given to both the short-term money markets — the source of temporary financing — and the long-term capital markets (“bonds” and “stocks”) as a source of more permanent financing. Among the institutions examined will be securities brokers and dealers, commercial and investment banks, and investment companies and investment partnerships.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Thursday

Faculty: Nicholas Valerio

Certificate Eligibility: Roberto C. Goizueta Leadership Certificate, Strategy & Innovation Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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This course surveys private equity, with an emphasis on the financial and economic tools useful for leveraged buyout and venture capital investing. The course is divided into three modules, beginning with an introduction on the organization and strategies of private equity funds. The second module covers examples of the basic types of private equity transactions, and the third module expands on these types by studying transactions with options and hybrid financing structures.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Monday

Faculty: Klaas Baks

Certificate: Strategy & Innovation Certificate, Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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Marketing Courses

This course is ideal for individuals who currently work in or are targeting opportunities in consulting and strategy, industrial sales and buying, marketing management, entrepreneurship and business development. Students will unpack "the black box" of organizational channels, distribution, and retailers that create the routes to market between the firm and its end user or customers. In this course, students will learn how to capture and leverage this value through the careful selection of channel partners, the application of appropriate incentives and pricing agreements, the design and management of multiple channels.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday 

Faculty: Sandy Jap

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business Certificate, Roberto C. Goizueta Leadership Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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In this course, students will be able to design and develop a digital and social media campaign that will generate a positive ROI; analyze and evaluate what makes an effective digital and social media campaign; will demonstrate the ability to present a digital and social media plan in a persuasive and compelling manner; understand digital and social media strategy, and will also understand how to calculate the ROI of an effective digital and social media campaign.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: Online

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday

Faculty: Jamie Turner

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business Certificate, Roberto C. Goizueta Leadership Certificate, Strategy & Innovation Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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Accounting Courses

Students will learn how to apply accounting knowledge to the practical analysis of financial reports and how to use accounting data to derive equity valuation. This course is helpful for those who will be using financial statement information for economic decision-making, and especially for investment decisions.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday 

Faculty: Ilia Dichev

Certificate Eligibility: Roberto C. Goizueta Leadership Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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Organizational Management Courses

In this course, students will get firsthand experience in running a fictional business from the perspectives of the CEO and the senior management team. As a member of the senior management team, your role will be to handle all the major tasks associated with the building of a successful new business.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday

Faculty: Charles Goetz

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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Info Systems & Operations Mgmt Courses

Gain an understanding of the drivers of value creation and destruction in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and develop skills in the design and evaluation of these transactions. The focus of the course will be primarily to analyze M&A from the perspective of a financial advisor, integrating issues from economics, accounting, law strategy and organizational behavior where appropriate.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: Online

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. every Thursday

Faculty: Benn Konsynski

Certificate Eligibility: Strategy & Innovation Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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This course will help you develop a right supply chain for your product or service; design a robust supply chain under operating uncertainty (tariffs, exchange rates, trade policy) and 'black swan' shocks (e.g. pandemics); understand the value created by a supply chain and develop value-based pricing; reduce inefficiencies in your supply chain through an improved network design, better facility location, and inventory decisions; quantify carbon footprint of a supply chain; gather supply-chain intelligence from various data sources.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Thursday

Faculty: Nikolay Osadchiy

Certificate Eligibility: Strategy & Innovation Certificate, Excellence in Business Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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The aim of this course is to introduce students to the methods of behind predictive analytics. The lectures will be interactive in nature and you will be required to work on in-class examples on your laptop. We will illustrate course concepts using the open-source statistical language R. R and the general programming language Python are the industry standards for data science. Prior exposure to R is not required.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-person

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. every Monday

Faculty: Donald Lee

Certificate Eligibility: Roberto C. Goizueta Leadership Certificate

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022

Payment Deadline: December 19, 2022

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  • Certificate Eligibility

    Extended Learning Courses are eligible for Emory Executive Education certificates. For more information, please reach out to Learning Advisor, Tammie Long.
  • For-Credit Course Withdrawal Policy

    These courses are only offered for university credit. You will receive an Emory University transcript as a result of completing one or more courses. To withdraw from a course, you must meet designated university deadlines to avoid receiving a W on your transcript for the for-credit course. No refunds will be extended once the course begins.
  • Application Deadline

    Apply by December 5 to take MBA elective courses (without committing to a full MBA degree). This is not an application to the Emory MBA program. By taking one or more of these courses, you will earn university credits that can be applied toward an MBA degree if you apply and are accepted into an Emory MBA.

Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents:
Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Group/Multiple
Custom Clients
Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

We also offer flexible payment options through Emory Alliance Credit Union:
Emory Alliance Credit Union has created an unsecured line of credit for Emory Executive Education participants to assist with the cost of courses:
o Minimum amount: $1,000; Maximum amount: $15,000
o 12 months interest only—the balance on the 13th month will be amortized over 36 months
o Interest rate is Prime + 4%*
o A monthly billing notice will be mailed to you.
o Credit Union membership is required. Visit emoryacu.com and click to get started.
For more information, call 404-329-6415 Option 3, or visit emoryacu.com to find a branch near you.

The Courtesy Scholarship is a grant that covers tuition exclusively (not textbooks, fees or other miscellaneous charges), available to Emory employees and their family members who apply and are admitted for enrollment in academic programs at Emory University. The percentage of tuition covered depends on your years of service. Learn more about the scholarship policy, how to enroll, etc. here: https://hr.emory.edu/eu/benefits/faculty-staff/courtesy-scholarship/index.html

Emory Visitor Policy

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