COURSE DELIVERY: August 10-December 7, 2021

Extended Learning Courses

MBA Intensive Courses. In-Depth Learning Experience.

The Emory Executive Education Extended Learning Courses are a diverse offering of academic business, for-credit 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 program if you choose to apply and are admitted 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

    Available Courses - Earn 3 university credits for each course
  • Typical Class Size

    Learn alongside Evening and Executive MBA students
  • Course Tuition*

Extended Learning Courses Eligibility

• Mid- to senior-level professionals ready to move into a more strategic role
• Managerial or project management experience preferred
• Ready for a rigorous academic experience molded to fit your schedule
• A bachelor's degree and a strong undergraduate academic record
• Understand the value of a room full of different perspectives
• Prepared to make valuable contributions in the classroom

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.

For-Credit Courses 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.

General Management

Learn how to examine the strategy and organization of business in this global economy. This course considers international competitive forces and national/regional contexts as determinants of strategic challenges and options for managers. We employ a cross-functional approach, drawing from strategic management, microeconomics, political science, and regional studies. This course applies to the Strategy & Innovation and Excellence in Business certificates.

Saturday afternoons - 1:30 - 5:40 p.m., one Saturday morning (October 9, 2021) - 8:00 a.m. - 12:10 p.m., one Thursday afternoon (October 7, 2021) - 12-4:10 p.m.

Format: In-Person

Faculty: L.G. Thomas

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Learn how to use social capital to implement organizational change. The protagonist in this course takes an active role in managing networks to get things done. The key challenge is how to work with other people to make change happen. You create value through coordinating your personal contacts to diverse groups in an organization, coordinating employees within and between functional groups, and coordinating activities across organizations. This course is an introduction to using social network theory and analysis to effect this coordination and create value. This course applies to the Roberto C. Goizueta Leadership Certificate.

Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Faculty: Demetrius Lewis

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Information Systems & Operations Management

Explore issues associated with the emerging forms of applications and services, changing software ecosystems, and commerce interactions. This course will enable participants to learn the design, development, and distribution of real apps, gizmos, and widgets. You will leave with a portfolio upon the completion of this course. This course applies to the Business Analytics and Excellence in Business certificates.

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

Format: In-Person

Faculty: Benn R. Konsynski

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Explore process analysis in detail. Process analysis is a key component of Six Sigma programs. Six Sigma is an approach for performance improvement that was made famous by GE and is currently being implemented by thousands of companies. This course will provide you with analytical skills that are important to many employers and are foundational for a career in operational performance improvement. This course applies to the Business Analytics and Excellence in Business certificates.

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

Format: Online

Faculty: George Easton

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Marketing

Using real-world applications from various industries, the goal of the course is to familiarize students with tools and methods used for measuring and managing the value of current and future customers effectively. The tools we introduce are commonly employed by managers to assess marketing decisions, such as a new customer acquisition campaign. These tools are also used by executives and investors to assess the health of customer-based businesses. This course applies to the Certificate of Excellence in Business.

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

Format: In-Person

Faculty: Daniel McCarthy

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Designed for both marketing specialists and generalists, this course exposes students to the contemporary challenges faced by a broad variety of firms in developing and launching new products, creating and maintaining brand equity, and managing products and product lines. This course applies to the Certificate of Excellence in Business.

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

Format: In-Person

Faculty: Douglas Bowman

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

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This course is designed for professionals looking to leverage sales and business development skills in their careers. Participants will be exposed to the contemporary challenges faced in the selling process. The settings of the cases and exercises used in the course are quite diverse in terms of the sizes of the organizations involved and the types of markets that they serve. The focus will be on three themes: personal selling, sales management, and selling into the channel of distribution. The objective is to develop and enhance the selling and business development skill set. By the end of the course, you will acquire the skills to enhance your firms' revenue, either personally or through a sales force. This course applies to the Certificate of Excellence in Business.

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

Format: In-Person

Faculty: Robert J. Kelly

Application Deadline: July 19, 2021

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Certificate Eligibility

The Extended Learning Courses are eligible for our Emory Executive Education certificates. For more information, please reach out to Learning Advisor, Sarah Gill.

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.

Want to know more?

Please speak with Learning Advisor, Sarah Gill, to learn more about this course and discover what Emory Executive Education can do for you.