Why the EMBA-Global?
Global leaders need more than one perspective. All Executive MBA programmes give you a mix of working practice and study. Only the EMBA-Global offers the expertise of two world-leading business schools located in the world's two major business centres – London and New York.
The EMBA-Global at London and Columbia Business School offer:
Academic rigour – academic standards match those of both Schools' full-time MBA programmes. Students receive two MBA degrees accredited by the University of London and Columbia Business School and are full members of both institutions.
Expert faculty – our faculty are world-renowned expert scholars, practitioners and teachers. They are at the heart of both Schools' international academic and business success.
Dynamic students – these are diverse, high-calibre, globally focused leaders, from a wide variety of nationalities and industries. Students bring a variety and depth to the EMBA-Global experience, learning from each other as well as from faculty.
Educational philosophy - both Schools take advantage of their locations to draw upon the surrounding business community in two big business capitals, attracting guest speakers and business leaders. The focus is on interaction in class, the sharing of experiences and collaborative learning.
Benefits to sponsor organisations – students continue with their career while earning their degree. This means they apply their new learning in the workplace whilst bringing their professional experience into the classroom.
A leading reputation – both schools have strong reputations, recognised throughout the world and highly ranked in all key areas of business.
EMBA-Global students are global professionals who integrate challenging, trans-national responsibilities with managing an intensive and rigorous curriculum in London and Columbia - two world-class business schools. They demonstrate exceptional ambition, a pioneering and innovative spirit and a commitment to become senior and influential businessmen and women in the world's arena.
EMBA-Global students are employed full-time during this 20-month programme and enrich their roles by applying the learning, with immediate impact and contribution of value for their company.
The programme includes Professional Development Workshops which focus on providing students with the information and skills necessary to help them develop their personal career strategy.
Students may gain access to Executive MBA Career Services if:
(a) they become unemployed during the course of the programme, or
(b) their employer endorses them to have full access to Career Services
EMBA-Global attracts a certain type of executive: they are exceptional, ambitious, pioneering, innovative and with a global perspective.