THE MAKING OF A GLOBAL EXECUTIVE
Managing global teams across changing markets is demanding. The Global Executive MBA prepares managers to handle the challenges of leading a global team and offers the necessary knowledge and skills to recognize business opportunities and craft global strategies to take advantage of such opportunities, by developing participants’ business abilities alongside their personal and leadership skills.
A TRULY INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM
The exclusive program setting, with cross-cultural teams, top faculty, international residencies and participants from over 20 nations, reflects the reality of today’s business world. Moreover, it offers you the opportunity to extend your network internationally. THREE INTERNATIONAL RECEDENCIES
The Global Executive MBA’s curriculum extends well beyond the walls of the classroom. In the course of 15 months, you will complete three international residencies in five countries (Chile, Brazil, China, India, U.S.A.) and on four continents, working with international faculty members. You will gain in-depth knowledge of business theory and practice in both emerging and mature markets.
- South America Residency: Santiago de Chile & São Paulo
- Asia Residency: Guangzhou & Hyderabad
- U.S.A. Residency: New York & Minneapolis
COMPANY VISITS: APPLICATION OF THEORY
During the Global Executive MBA program, you will gain in-depth knowledge of business theory and practice in both emerging and mature markets. Numerous company visits give you the unique opportunity to receive insider information on local management strategies. You will have the opportunity to visit companies of different sizes, industries and experiences. You will be exposed to different ways of working, connect with international business leaders and gain a useful global awareness of operating in new markets.
GO GLOBAL WITH THE VIRTUAL TEAM PROJECT
Today, business happens around the world and it’s not always possible to meet your counterpart. The virtual team project is a capstone assignment that you will complete with a global team of students, all participating in various Executive MBA programs of the Carlson School of Management, in the U.S.A., in China and in Austria. You will learn how to work together with colleagues whom you rarely meet in person, and these critical collaboration skills will prove vital in
your global career.
Requirements / ApplicationSTUDENT CRITERIA
Student diversity is essential for the quality of our MBA programs. Therefore, we carefully select all participants considering cultural and academic background, skills and work experience. EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT CRITERIA ARE:Solid career progression.Management and leadership skills.Ability to commit to a challenging program.Interpersonal and communication skills.Ambition and drive.APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
To apply for the Global Executive MBA, you must meet the following requirements:Undergraduate degree, equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.Minimum of five years of relevant work experience.Proficiency of written and spoken English.
Students are expected to be familiar with MS Office software and should possess administrator rights for
their laptop computers.
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Tuition / Fees
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Possible scholarships WU Executive Academy | Vienna University of Economics and Business
Duration of study
16 months, part-time
Age: 37 years
Working experience: 13 years
Management experience: 6 years
Female/Male: 25% / 75%