IMM Global Executive MBA

Krannert Executive Education, Purdue University

Program Description

IMM Global Executive MBA

Krannert Executive Education, Purdue University

The Right Preparation for Global Management

For more than 20 years, the IMM Global Executive MBA program has helped executives and corporations become more effective participants in the international economy. Implemented by five business schools on four continents, our program offers a true global reach combined with a local immersion thanks to 10 weeks of on-campus residencies in seven different countries.

Quick Facts

  • Earn Two MBA degrees: Purdue (USA) and choice of TIAS (The Netherlands) or Central European University (Hungary)
  • Program Length: 19 months
  • International Immersion: 10 weeks in seven countries on four continents
  • Program Language: 100% English
  • Average Professional Experience of Your Fellow Students: 13-15 years
  • Cost: 80,000 USD/€75,000 Euro
  • Networking: Lasts a lifetime

IMM’s five partner schools are all leading institutions in their respective regions and represent some of the most competitive parts of the global economy: the European Union, the United States, and emerging markets. Discover the benefits of having access to thought leaders from five premier universities.

PROGRAM

The IMM Global Executive MBA program has provided advanced executive educational solutions for working professionals for more than 20 years, building upon four core characteristics:

Cohort

When you are part of the IMM Global EMBA program, you interact with managers facing challenges similar to your own. Colleagues have at least five years of work experience and an average of 14 years. They come from 8-10 countries around the world representing many different industries and functional areas.

Global Reach - Local Immersion

In the IMM Global EMBA program, you travel with your cohort to seven countries on four continents. The partnership of business schools around the world lets you experience how business takes place in each location and apply those lessons to your company and your career.

Flexible Schedule for Global Working Executives

The IMM Global EMBA is divided into a five-day launch week in the U.S. plus five two-week residencies spanning only 19 months. Between modules, students use online technology to prepare assignments, engage in discussions, work in teams, read ebooks, and watch instructor-prepared videos.

Two MBA degrees

When you complete the program, you will receive two master's degrees: an MBA from Purdue and an MBA from your choice of either TIAS School for Business and Society at Tilburg University in The Netherlands or Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. The program is fully accredited by the AACSB International (Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (EFMD).

TEN REASONS TO CHOOSE THE IMM GLOBAL EXECUTIVE MBA

  1. Earn two MBA degrees simultaneously, one from Purdue, one from your choice of CEU or TIAS.
  2. The IMM is the globe's most international MBA program, with our students studying in seven countries on four continents.
  3. Double MBA accreditation from AACSB and EQUIS.
  4. Designed and taught by accomplished, international faculty.
  5. Leverages upon extensive experience with one of the first international MBA programs of its kind.
  6. Balanced work-home-school demands allowing you to continue your current job without interruption.
  7. Challenges you with relevant curriculum focused on learning by doing.
  8. Connects you to professionals from around the world and from a variety of fields.
  9. Access to five leading universities' alumni networks.
  10. Excellent value at $80,000 USD, which covers room and board during residencies.

More Information

Please check out our brochure for additional information.

Application Deadline

The deadline for the IMM Global EMBA Class of 2018 is January 1, 2017, or until the class is filled. Special scholarship consideration will be given to those who apply by November 30, 2016.

How much does it cost?

Tuition for the IMM program is $80,000 USD. A breakdown of costs, including average scholarship amount awarded, is reflected in the table below.

fees IMM

A nonrefundable deposit of $2,000 USD is required. This deposit is applied to Module 1 tuition.

If you have previously participated in an Executive Education certificate program at Purdue, that fee can be credited toward your EMBA tuition if you enroll in the subsequent 18 months.

Can I pay in installments?

Tuition is spread over five payments in two calendar years.

Is this available online?

There are no online classes in our program, however our students download and upload homework, watch faculty prepared videos, meet with their study groups, and benefit from virtual office hours, all online.

What is the duration?

The IMM Global Executive MBA program is 19 months long and requires 48 credit hours. The program begins each March.

Can I take this part time?

Our program’s unique format blends the convenience of online learning with classroom learning. There are no online classes in our program, however our students download and upload homework, watch faculty prepared videos, meet with their study groups, and benefit from virtual office hours, all online. All classes are on campus, as we believe in the benefits of face-to-face interactions. Our program is not considered full time because students travel to these on-campus residencies for two weeks at a time. This format is ideal for busy working professionals who cannot afford to travel on a weekly or monthly basis.

Is this part time or full time?

In terms of credit load, our program is considered full time. However, regarding time on campus, the program is not considered full time because students travel to these on-campus residencies for two weeks at a time. This format is ideal for busy working professionals who cannot afford to travel on a weekly or monthly basis.

Where is the school located?

The IMM program is a consortium of five top business schools working together to provide a truly global education. There are therefore five locations: 


  • Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S. 
- TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

  • The Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • CEU Business School, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

  • The College of Management and Economics, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

Where is the campus located?

The IMM program is made up of five partnering business schools, so there are five campuses. They are:

  • Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S. 
- TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

  • The Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • CEU Business School, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

  • The College of Management and Economics, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

In which state/province/region is the school?

  • West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.
    
- Tilburg, The Netherlands 
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Budapest, Hungary

  • Tianjin, China

What other funding options do you have?

  • Company Funding
  • Government and Commercial Student Loans
  • Scholarships
  • U.S. Veterans’ Educational Benefits
  • U.S. Tax Credits and Tax Deductions

What documents are required?

  • Two professional recommendations;
  • Essays
  • Official transcripts, and, in some instances, also a copy of your diploma
  • Current professional resume; and
  • In-person or virtual interview

What is the admission/enrollment process?

After you submit your application materials, the admissions office of your enrolling school will confirm all items are in order. They issue a conditional admission to the program. The materials are then provided to the Purdue graduate school, the central admissions authority, since all graduates receive a Purdue MBA (IMM graduates are awarded a second MBA, from a European partner school of their choosing). It generally takes two weeks from when all materials are properly submitted for final approval.

What language is this course taught in?

Our programs are in English and require English language proficiency.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 26, 2016
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This course is Online & Campus Combined
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19 months
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80,000 USD
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Jan. 1, 2017
Start date Mar. 2017
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USA West Lafayette, Indiana
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Duration 19 months
Price 80,000 USD