Executive MBA Program Curriculum
The EMBA program requires 54 credit hours of work. The program's challenging curriculum approaches management with six core areas of study: finance, operations, international business, accounting, organizational behavior, and marketing. The program is designed to provide broad management training. The curriculum is supplemented with hands-on work experience and the opportunity to immediately apply and test management theories and newly acquired skills. The course schedule is structured to help students maintain a balance while juggling work, school, and family commitments.
Introduction to Management-EMBA 500 (Five-day on-campus "Residency Week") is designed to emphasize and consider broad ranges of managerial issues and decisions. It is followed by Management Fundamentals courses that teach core management principles. These include major business concepts and tools of finance, organizational behavior, marketing, operations, information systems, communications, and micro/macroeconomics.
Also included in the first-year curriculum are Management Integration courses, focused on application and integration of management tools and correlating functional concepts to each other and the business environment.
The second year begins with EMBA 603 Introduction to Management II – (five-day on-campus “Residency Week II”) a course that concentrates on tools and concepts for strategic management and includes a strategic simulation exercise.
During the second year, EMBA students complete five elective courses concurrent with their regular core classes. (Refer to list of Previously Offered Electives posted below)
Strategy - EMBA 683 - introduces top management approaches to the problems of determining corporate strategies.
Business Negotiations – MBA 610 - completed during fall semester of the second year, concentrates functions of negotiations in professional and personal lives to develop skills and patterns of professional negotiations, clients' perspective, etc.
Introduction to Global Management - MBA 584 - taught during spring of year two, focuses on the global economic, political and social environment in which businesses operate. Policy initiatives of firms, nations, and international communities as addressed.
Foreign Business Excursion (FBE) - EMBA 692 - International Business Trip, where companies in several different countries are visited and observed. This two week trip is held in the spring, usually around Memorial weekend.
Business of Life - EMBA 695- Applies business school theories and concepts from multiple disciplines, to explain and predict phenomena at the personal level--you and your life.
First Year Curriculum
Second Year Curriculum
Previously Offered Electives
Advanced Corporate Finance