UB EMBA Program Information

The UB EMBA is offered by the University at Buffalo, an American public university. In Singapore, the EMBA is offered at Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).

The EMBA has been ranked by major business publications like Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes. In 2011, Financial Times gave UB EMBA a global EMBA ranking of 62. In 2012, Bloomberg Businessweek ranks UB EMBA at 57 for full-time MBA in U.S.

University at Buffalo states that all their academic programs offered at their School of Management, are accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

Program Structure

Their EMBA program is offered in a part-time format, delivered over a duration of 21 months. The school feels that this format would offer students the quickest return on their MBA investment.

Students will have to complete 16 modules, the modules are taught in a 2 week compressed format, and  between modules, students will have 3 to 4 weeks off, to do their case studies, assignments, group projects, and self study.

The modules that you will take consist of the following:
  1. Managerial Decision Modeling
  2. Organizational Behavior and Workforce Management
  3. Economics for Managers
  4. Global Economy and the Business Firm
  5. Technology Management and E-Business
  6. Marketing Management
  7. Entrepreneurship
  8. Financial Analysis and Reporting
  9. Theory and Practice of Negotiations
  10. International Business, Governance and Finance
  11. Financial Management
  12. Operations and Service Management
  13. International Business Law, Politics and Ethics
  14. Leadership and Management of Change
  15. Strategic Management I
  16. Strategic Management II: The EMBA Project
Students will have to sit for a final exam for every module taken.

Class Profile

Students in the UB EMBA program typically have an average of 10 to 15 years professional experience. The school selects participants based on their professional record, academic ability, and the experience that they'll be able to bring into the class. The size of a class is kept at 25 to 30 students.

Entry Requirements

Prospective students who wish to enter the program must meet these requirements:
  1. Minimum of five to ten years professional work experience
  2. Strong undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification
  3. Potential to contribute to the success of classmates
  4. High level of personal and professional motivation
  5. Proficiency in both written and spoken English
Students are not required to take a GMAT for admission into UB EMBA.

Find out more about UB EMBA here.
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