Business leaders need more than just technical skills; they need the capacity, courage, perspective, and character to be effective, strategic leaders. The Notre Dame Executive MBA program ranked 15th worldwide by both The Economist and Bloomberg Businessweek, teaches business leaders to understand the big picture and drive success in the workplace. They develop their executive perspective, establish a powerful network, and learn to become authentic leaders respected by those around them.
From the relationships, they build with other students to the expertise of the faculty, hear how Notre Dame's values-based curriculum helps Executive MBA students and alumni make a difference for their organization and in the world, as well.
The EMBA curriculum develops the executive capacity to think strategically while building the leadership skills for which Notre Dame is famous. Students are prepared for the constant change of today’s business world, focused on critical skills like situational awareness, strategic analysis, and a systems approach, all to provide sustainable competitive advantages.
Unique courses like Executive Integral Leadership develop a leadership perspective, while Design Thinking & Innovation provides new insights into customer’s minds. The curriculum comes together to develop a unique Notre Dame leader, ready to create and implement resilient strategic plans, and capable of inspiring those around them.
When Executive MBA students first enter the program, they are assigned to a small group study team of individuals from different industries and backgrounds. The team approach creates a collaborative learning environment and enables students to leverage their varying skill sets for maximum success through the program. Performance in the program is determined by team successes on projects as well as individual performances on exams and other classroom deliverables.