What is Executive MBA Program?

Although both MBA and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs may share similar curriculum, they usually differ in the way the class format and program admission is conducted.

Generally speaking, people who'd like to take up an Executive MBA program must have at least 5 years of experience in the professional workforce; these MBAs are structured and designed to cater to the requirements of people who are in managerial level or higher - senior business and organisational leaders - the EMBA curriculum has a strong focus on preparing its students to take on more strategic role in their organisations, to lead their team and company.

For EMBA, students are usually not expected to take the Graduate Management Admission Test. The structure of the classes is usually in a step-lock method - in which the student attend courses and attend classes with the same classmates throughout the entirety of the program.

Students in EMBA programs remain on their full time job while taking the courses - in this way, they are able to immediately apply the lessons that they learn in the lectures to their organisations - this format of active learning and application has increase in popularity quite significantly over the past few years.

In general, the candidates who apply for Executive MBA programs are looking to bring these benefits to their company:

They're looking to develop themselves into leaders

They want to bring new ideas and best practices to their organization

They would like to value add to their existing skillsets and proficiencies

They would like to build and lead stronger teams

They want to help their companies take advantge of global business opportunities

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