COURSE DELIVERY: August 23 - December 5, 2023

MBA-Level Courses

Payment Deadline: Aug. 10

MBA Intensive Courses. In-Depth Learning Experience.

MBA-level Courses are a diverse offering available through Goizueta Business School to Emory Executive Education participants. Sharpen your skills or expand your area of expertise by diving into an extended semester-long course that focuses on a specific topic. Expand your network and gain new perspectives as you learn alongside Evening MBA and Executive MBA students. Earn MBA credits that can be applied toward a Goizueta 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 examsā€”earning a grade and an official university transcript.
  • Courses Options

    In-person & live online options
  • Typical Class Size

    Learn alongside Evening MBA and Executive MBA students
  • Investment

    Each course is 3 credit hours

MBA-Level Courses Eligibility

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

International applicants: If you live in the country and can provide your Visa or Permanent Resident information in the application you can enroll for MBA-level course(s) offered in-person, online or hybrid. If you live outside the U.S., you can only enroll for MBA-level 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.

Finance Courses

Broaden your awareness of the impact of global economic, financial, geopolitical, and demographic trends on business. The course provides conceptual frameworks and tools for analysis critical to conducting business in the international environment. This course will enable students to think globally and strategically; develop diverse perspectives on global business, the macroeconomy, and the future; and understand the increasing global connections that impact business and finance. It will also explore the evolution of macroeconomic policy and events, including COVID-19 and its substantial global macroeconomic impacts.

Number of Credits: 3

CostL $6,200

Format: In-Person

Date: 8/25/2023-12/1/2023

5:00 p.m. - 9:10 p.m. every FridayĀ 

Faculty: Jeff Rosensweig

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business, FinanceĀ 

Application Deadline: July 28, 2023Ā 

Payment Deadline: August 10, 2023

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Learn about alternative investments and why they represent the largest and fastest growing asset class in the world. The course will discuss organization and strategy of the alternative investments industry; valuation, capital structure and term sheets; new venture financing; and deal structuring. This course was designed specifically for students interested in how to start their own business, how to buy an existing business, how to invest in real estate, and how to optimize your personal investment portfolio.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: Hybrid (90% online, 10% in-person)

Date: 8/29/2023 - 12/5/2023

8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. every Tuesday

Faculty: Klaas Baks

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business, FinanceĀ 

Application Deadline: July 28, 2023Ā 

Payment Deadline: August 10, 2023

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This course will discuss the work conducted by investment banks, and analyze debt financing, equity underwriting, merger & acquisitions, and trading activity. Special emphasis will be placed on the methods commonly applied when conducting valuation, debt capacity, and transaction analysis. In addition, there will be a summary of investment banking history and of the peripheral players (private equity and hedge funds) that interact with banks.Ā 

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

Date: 8/24/2023 - 11/30/2023Ā 

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

Faculty: Kevin Crowley

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business, FinanceĀ 

Application Deadline: July 28, 2023Ā 

Payment Deadline: August 10, 2023

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

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-Person

Date: 8/28/23 - 12/4/2023

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

Faculty:Ā Rohan Ganduri

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business, FinanceĀ 

Application Deadline: July 28, 2023Ā 

Payment Deadline: August 8, 2023

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Marketing Courses

Using real-world applications from various industries, the goal of the course is to familiarize students with a thorough understanding of customer valueā€”how to measure it, what it implies for unit economics and overall company health, and how to improve it. The course will cover a variety of models for measuring customer value and frameworks for understanding drivers of it, such as customer acquisition cost.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: OnlineĀ 

Date: 8/28/2023 - 12/4/2023

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

Faculty:Ā Daniel McCarthyĀ 

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business, MarketingĀ 

Application Deadline: July 28, 2023Ā 

Payment Deadline: August 10, 2023

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This course provides students with several tools and concepts necessary for the contemporary practice of product management and brand management. Students are exposed to the modern-day challenges faced by a broad variety of firms in developing and launching new products, managing their product lines, and creating and maintaining brand equity.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: In-PersonĀ 

Date: 8/29/2023 - 12/5/2023

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

Faculty: Doug Bowman

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business, MarketingĀ 

Application Deadline: July 28, 2023Ā 

Payment Deadline: August 10, 2023

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This course will equip you with an integrated framework to make pricing decisions and will provide you with the latest thinking on pricing issues. You will learn how to integrate pricing decisionsĀ vis-Ć -vis synthesizing big data, accounting, financial information and consider market conditions, legal and corporate agreements.

Number of Credits: 3

Cost: $6,200

Format: OnlineĀ 

Date: 8/24/2023 - 11/30/2023

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

Faculty: Saloni Firasta-VastaniĀ 

Certificate Eligibility: Excellence in Business, MarketingĀ 

Application Deadline: July 28, 2023Ā 

Payment Deadline: August 10, 2023

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  • Certificate Eligibility

    MBA-Level Courses are eligible for Emory Executive Education certificates. For more information, please reach out to our Learning Advisor.
  • 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 July 28 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 Nonprofit
Veterans
Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

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.