Classes are scheduled on alternate weekends, meeting on both Friday and Saturday from 8:00am-5:30pm, in the McCombs School of Business.
Among the faculty are scholars well known in academia, business and the public sector for their research activities and expertise in a wide range of fields. Many faculty members have considerable experience consulting and working on ongoing projects for multinational corporations here and in international settings. Faculty in the Texas Executive MBA Program are dedicated to maintaining the high standards of teaching excellence that are expected throughout the McCombs School of Business.
The specific objectives of the faculty of the Texas Executive MBA Program are to encourage and develop the following:
- Top management perspective -- the ability to anticipate, assess, and respond to opportunities and problems from the standpoint of the organization as a whole and the ability to create strategic and tactically integrated plans to achieve corporate goals.
- Understanding of the economic, social, and political forces driving changes in industries and markets, both domestically and internationally.
- Competence in key functional areas of business, including finance, accounting and control, marketing, and quantitative methods.
- Command of quantitative and qualitative tools that assist in the implementation of strategic plans and improve net results.
- Capabilities in analyzing and redesigning organizations and in leading and managing people through change.
Should you accept the challenge of the Texas Executive MBA Program, you will embark on an intense and exciting educational experience.
Study groups are an integral part of the Texas Executive MBA Program. Students interact with classmates from many different industries and functional backgrounds to expand their understanding of the problems and opportunities currently facing managers. Recognition of the importance of and difficulties associated with the formation and development of successful work groups is an explicit feature of the Texas Executive MBA Program curriculum. The use of the sophisticated e-mail and discussion database features of Sharepoint groupware allow students to form study groups without reference to geography.
To facilitate teamwork between students and enhance student interaction with the professors, the McCombs School of Business provides you with Microsoft technical features. This is designed with the busy professional/Texas Executive MBA Program student in mind. It provides an effective communications medium that allows students and professors to interact and collaborate with other students and study groups on a daily basis, making class time more productive. The McCombs School of Business uses strong security practices to safeguard e-mail addresses, contact information and other sensitive information.