Develop your leadership skills and deepen your knowledge of the ever-changing global business environment through Wesleyan’s intensive 18-month fast-track program with classes scheduled on alternate weekends so that you can pursue an advanced business education without interrupting your career.
Through Wesleyan’s Executive MBA Program, students benefit from the individual attention of a dedicated faculty in Macon and gain global business perspective through visits to companies across the world. The program is tailored specifically for mid- and senior-level executives in established careers.
According to students, the Executive MBA curriculum is challenging but also immediately relevant to today’s global business concerns.
Orientation for Cohort 34B is January 12, 2019. To view the 18-month program schedule, along with all other cohort schedules click here. Priority deadline to secure your spot with the $200 deposit is 1 month prior to the start of classes. The deposit will then increase to $300. (Deposit is credited toward tuition and is non-refundable). Secure your spot by depositing today or contact our Executive Master of Business Administration Program Coordinator, Kendra Verdel at email@example.com or (478) 757-5225 with any questions you may have.
The course covers generally accepted accounting principles and the content of financial statements. The interpretation and use of accounting information in the many contexts of management decision making are examined. Included are financial planning, performance evaluations, decision making, activity based cost management, relevant costing, business operations, and information systems.
The course examines the various aspects of organizational behavior, allowing the student to gain valuable insights for increasing decision-making options. Methods of objective achievement are explored through an evaluation of students' individual management styles. The course emphasizes relationships, factors influencing behavior in organizations, and the various means used by efficient managers to develop control and leadership within their organizations.
The course will cover issues related to product, distribution, pricing, promotion issues and market planning processes, including development of a marketing plan and interaction among policy makers in the organization. The marketing strategies of different companies will be studied. Cases will be used extensively in the analysis of business marketing decision making.
The student will learn how consumers choose among various goods and services, and how firms allocate scarce resources among alternative uses. Focus will be on the competitive nature of firms in markets whose scope ranges from domestic to international. Students will analyze the production levels to meet demand for that product. Production cost analysis will be examined as it relates to market price and levels of output.
The student will develop the ability to analyze operational and strategic financial decision-making within the corporate structure, including financing and investment strategies as they relate to stockholder value. The course will include the study of cash flow analysis and economic value added derived from financial statements.
This course covers the quantitative methods and decision theory for business policy analysis. The student will learn specific tools for solving operations problems and how to interact with others involved in operational decision making. Computer spreadsheets and financial software will be used to enhance the student's ability to identify and to solve problems.
The student will be exposed to common operational and strategy problems in corporations. The use of information systems and technology in major corporations will be examined through the use of case studies. Special attention will be given to the question of how information technology may be used to provide a competitive advantage for a company.
The course will introduce the student to the legal and ethical aspects of business management within a for-profit organization. The student will be introduced to the rigorous processes found in the legislative and legal systems, including civil dispute resolution through the judicial system. The study will conclude with the basics of the legal and ethical areas that are essential as tools for the executive in today's management positions.
The student will investigate the economic, social and political organizations that have an influence on managing international businesses and/or investments. The student will investigate the strategies that will influence the customer needs, wants, motivations, and behavior within the global competitive environments. The course will cover customer-driven strategies, quality of management, time-based competition, and global logistics as they relate to global management.
Students will examine the part that gender plays in business generally and in management specifically. The course will focus on the part both men and women play in operational management decision making within small, medium, and large corporations. Students will research and discuss gender as a factor in business today and what the future will hold for gender in executive management and corporate decision making.
The student will investigate global industries by studying the business, social, political, economic, organizational, and cultural factors associated with international business and investment. A specific world economic region will be chosen for a ten day to two week study abroad, during which the student will visit various businesses to observe management practices. The course work review before the trip will include the global manager, international trade, international finance, international operations, and marketing.
A student who is unable to participate in the overseas residency of the study abroad course must request in writing the option of completing a research project relevant to the study abroad locale. The student should submit this request with appropriate documentation to the office of the director of graduate business program who will take the request to the Graduate Program Council and Provost of the College for approval. The scope (depth and breadth) of this project will be consistent with the work required in any other three-credit-hour course in the EMBA curriculum. A student must request this option no later than four months prior to the beginning date of the study abroad course.
In this capstone course the student will have the opportunity to integrate the knowledge from all the previous courses. Emphasis will be placed on the conceptual understanding and on the skills required of the executive in the domestic market and in the international market to make effective decisions. The course examines the techniques used in business analysis that have been learned to formulate the global process of strategic business decisions and the execution of specific strategic business plans. Student teams will compete in a computer simulation that incorporates detailed functional area skills and general market knowledge.
Our Executive Master of Business Administration Program Coordinator, Kendra Verdell understands that flexible office hours are important for working professionals, she is available to schedule appointments after hours and on weekends. Kendra is excited to combine her personal experience with the EMBA program with her professional experience to build relationships and partnerships within the community. For more information about Wesleyan’s personalized admission process and to learn how earning an EMBA can help you achieve your educational and career goals, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (478) 757-5225.
“Enrolling in Wesleyan’s Executive MBA Program was the best professional development decision I ever made. It was not only the reputation of the college which drew me as a graduate candidate but also the strong curriculum, exceptional faculty, and outstanding mix of students. As an EMBA student, I felt intrigued and challenged by the stimulating coursework, group presentations, and special projects. The program gave me the tools I need to create my own opportunities and succeed in today’s fast paced business environment.”
Instructional Designer at The College Board, Atlanta, Georgia
Of EMBA Student Population is Female
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Data pulled from 2009 to current Cohort students enrolled in the Wesleyan EMBA program.
Classes are scheduled on alternate weekends over a period of eighteen months so that professionals may pursue advanced business education without interrupting their careers.
Executives in the fields of sales, finance, aerospace, accounting, marketing, construction, human resources, medicine, and engineering credit Wesleyan’s newest graduate program for their successes.
Students spend ten to fourteen days abroad studying under an intense & expertly planned itinerary. Past international component trips have included visits to major business firms in China, Russia, Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Dubai and Italy.
Tuition includes a lap top, all required materials, books, and a 10 to 14 day study abroad component.
A distinctive collaborative learning approach builds on the talent of every member in the course, creating a dynamic network that lasts well beyond the program.
Program courses are taught by our experienced, full-time knowledgeable faculty members with global business experience. The program's small class size allows you to form strong relations with your professors and take full advantage of their expertise and wealth of business knowledge.
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