Global Executive MBA

WU Executive Academy

Program Description

Global Executive MBA

WU Executive Academy

Global Executive MBA

The part-time Executive MBA, jointly offered by the WU Executive Academy, Vienna University of Economics and Business and the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

The Executive MBA starts annually in spring. Participants of the program receive two degrees, an American and a European degree. The program belongs to the elite circle of MBA programs tohold atriple-crown accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA), is top-listed in international rankings and taught in English.

The WU Executive MBA focuses on general management and leadership issues. Emphasis is placed on the impact of globalization, the development of appropriate corporate strategies, the management of change processes and the acquisition of solid financial management skills.

During 14 months and only 40 working days off-the job, participants work on three continents and earn degrees from two leading business schools in America and Europe.Forteen modules of four days each are taught in Vienna and are embedded in two-weeks pre- and post module distance learning phases. There are also three international field studies to Eastern Europe (St. Petersburg), Asia (Guangzhou & Bangalore) and America (New York & Minneapolis).

A particular highlight of the program is the participation in a virtual team project. The Virtual Team Project unites Executive MBA participants of three world-class business schools: The WU Executive Academy (Austria), the Carlson School of Management (USA), and the Lingnan (University) College (China).
Students brought together in virtual teams not only work on a highly demanding topic but also face the inherent challenges of working across cultures and in three different time zones. Each team works on a project aimed at introducing a product or service to a new overseas market or a new product or service into an existing market.
During the USA residency, all virtual teams gather to present their respective business plans at the end of the Executive MBA program in Minneapolis.

Moreover, the WU Executive MBA is top listed in international rankings.For the first time among the top 40 MBA programs worldwide: In the current Financial Times Executive MBA ranking, the Executive MBA (Global) of the WU Executive Academy has achieved an excellent overall result. Among all MBA programs in the EU, the Global Executive MBA is ranked among the top 15, and among the top 5 in the German-speaking world (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Also, it has again obtained top scores in several categories of the ranking.

Fact Sheet:

Partner Universities

  • Executive Academy of Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (Austria)
  • Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota (USA)

Target Group

Executives with a university degree and at least 5 years work experience and leadership experience.

Curriculum


Business Core

  • Managing People & Organizations
  • Data analysis & Decision Making
  • Financial Accounting
  • Economies in Transition (Russia)
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business, Government & Macroeconomics
  • Operations Management
  • Managing Globalization (China)
  • Information Technology Management (India)
  • Advanced Financial Management for Global Markets
  • Negotiations & Conflict Management
  • Strategies for a Global Company (USA)

Global Leadership

  • Technological, Political & Ethical Forces in the Environment
  • Business, Government and Macroeconomics
  • Managing Globalization
  • Information Technology Management
  • Advanced Financial Management for Global Markets
  • Negotiations & Conflict Management
  • Strategies for a Global Company

Duration/Location


Part-time, 14 months,Blocked modules (4 days)

International Residencies:

  • Russia
  • China and India
  • USA

Location: Vienna

Graduation


Degrees:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by the University of Minnesota
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German


Last updated July 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Apr. 2017
Duration
Duration
14 months
Part time
Price
Price
45,200 EUR
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Deadline
Start date Apr. 2017
Place
Austria Vienna
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Duration 14 months
Price 45,200 EUR