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EMBA Curriculum

With the Executive MBA Program you can tailor your experience by focusing on one of two customized tracks — Management of Technology (MoT) or Global Business (GB). Delve deeper into areas that most interest you and that are critical skills required in tomorrow's business environment through courses, capstone projects, international travel, and more.

*Curriculum subject to change

Core Courses

Courses below are required for both the Executive MBA in Management of Technology and the Executive MBA in Global Business Programs.

Cross-Cultural Communications
Business and leadership skills, including teamwork, communications, conflict resolution, and negotiations.

Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Leadership and behavioral concepts to enhance individual, team, and organizational performance.

Financial and Managerial Accounting
Measuring and reporting the financial performance of the firm, and concepts in cost and managerial accounting.

Marketing and Consumer Behavior
Marketing of products and services in international and technological environments.

Data Analysis for Business
Tools, concepts and statistical methods to analyze corporate and economic data.

Financial Management
An introduction to finance. Topics include time value of money, capital budgeting, risk and return, capital structure, dividend policy, and working capital management.

Global Economics
Basic economic concepts and the ability to apply these concepts to business decision-making and public policy analysis.

Manufacturing and Service Management
Conceptual and analytical skills to manage manufacturing, supply chain and service operations.

Business Regulations

Implications of domestic and foreign legal environments for managerial decision-making.

Strategic Management
Integrating knowledge of the functional areas of a business to understand how firms gain and sustain a competitive advantage in a globally competitive environment.

Information Systems
Tools and techniques to manage the information technology infrastructure that supports a global organization.

Ethical Decision Making
Focuses on understanding and applying ethical decision-making practices in business.

International Business Negotiations
Examines the complex nature of international negotiations in business and how relationships with domestic and foreign governments impact the decision-making process.

Sustainable Business Strategies
Understanding current environmental challenges' effect on business and strategies of eco-efficiency, product stewardship, green marketing and sustainable development.

Management of Technology Courses

In addition to the EMBA Program core courses, MBA-MoT students must complete the following courses:

Processes of Technological Innovation
Addresses the processes involved in technological innovation, focusing on models, sources, flows, and the protection of innovation and intellectual property.

Change Management
Explores methods to adapt, evolve, or create change for strategic competitive advantage and how organizations structure themselves in order to increase effectiveness in response to competitive demands.

Technology Forecasting and Analysis of Emerging Technologies
Examines key emerging technologies in B2B environments, their development patterns, and the associated impact on industries, industrial competitiveness, and society.

Venture Financing
Teaches various methods for raising capital to fund the development and launch of new technology products and services.

International Business and Finance
Develops students’ understanding of global business and finance.

Analysis of Global Environments (International Residency)
Explores global business issues and strategies through an international residency.

MoT Project I
Participants develop and present a proposal for a new technology-based product or service.

MoT Project II
Participants execute the concept developed in MOT Project I, including marketing and financial analysis.

MoT Project III
Participants complete their MOT project, submit a written report, and present their results to a panel of thought leaders and business experts.

Global Business Courses

In additional to the EMBA Program core courses, MBA-GB students must complete the following courses:

International Finance
Focuses on foreign exchange transactions, management of exposure, international bond and equity markets, and international banking.

Comparative Systems
Examines the position of the U.S. in world markets, various types of international business transactions, and the impact of global economic, political, legal, and cultural forces.>

Managing the Global Workforce
Examines managing a global workforce through effective employee recruitment, compensation, performance appraisals, and HR processes and systems.

Global Supply Chain and E-Commerce
Focuses on the process and technology infrastructure necessary to support international logistics, procurement, and delivery, as well as reaching new customers through electronic channels.

Product Strategies for Global Markets
Covers a systematic overview of the management issues that arise during the process of new product development for global markets.

Analysis of Global Environments (International Residency) 
Explores global business issues and strategies through an international residency.

Global Strategy Project I, II, and III
These three courses comprise the ongoing global strategy project that students work on in groups throughout the program (during their second, third, and fourth semesters, respectively).

Student groups are given a global strategy-related problem faced by a company and they collect information regarding the problem (Global Strategy Project I), define the goals that they want to achieve through a solution (Global Strategy Project II), and design a solution that achieves those goals (Global Strategy Project III).


Business Law and Ethics


Information Technology Management


Operations Management

Organizational Behavior

Strategy & Innovation