The Duke MBA -- Global Executive

Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business

Program Description

The Duke MBA -- Global Executive

Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business

Senior global leaders strengthening business knowledge while enriching community, industry and the world.

For 18 months, you learn with other executives averaging 14 years of work experience while participating in the world's most flexible and international MBA program. This pioneering program, launched in 1996, combines unique residential sessions in Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America with Internet-enabled distance learning allowing students to live and work from anywhere in the world.

Beginning in May, you complete 15 courses which are grouped into five terms, three course per term. Each term includes a three-week reading period, a two-week residential classroom session, a one-week break, 10-12 weeks of Internet-enabled course work and a one-week break. As the class travels across the globe, students take the curriculum together in the same sequence.

Strengthen fundamental business knowledge and your ability to think and manage globally.

The Duke MBA -- Global Executive offers an entirely new model of management education, arguably the most significant innovation in the field in the past half-century. The Global Executive curriculum focuses on global management, and the courses are designed especially to capitalize on the program's unique format. The program incorporates education about social, economic, political and cultural issues that affect the way business is conducted around the world. The Global Executive program combines world-class instruction, with opportunities to discuss course content with classmates having a wide-range of global business expertise and perspectives.

Health Sector Management Concentration Option

The Health Sector Management program at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business is recognized worldwide as a leader in training health care executives.  Beginning in May 2006, Duke's Health Sector Management (HSM) concentration will be available to students enrolled in The Duke MBA -- Global Executive program. View the Academic Schedule here. This new option will allow senior executives from around the world to access Duke's expertise in medicine and business by completing a certificate in Health Sector Management while obtaining the full Global Executive MBA. 

The HSM program is designed for a wide range of health care professionals including physicians with senior management responsibilities and executives in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, provider, payor and related industries.  The curriculum is designed to address the challenges of managing the business of health care from a wide range of industry and functional perspectives.  The certificate has previously been available only to students in The Duke MBA -- Daytime and The Duke MBA -- Weekend Executive.

Duration & Price
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
18 months
Part time
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Durham, North Carolina
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Duration 18 months
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