ⓘ During COVID-19, all our programs are adapted so remote participation is possible.
The Global Executive MBA is an internationally-oriented, cutting-edge partnership between the University of Minnesota and the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). The program provides a unique 360° global vision with expert insights into management and leadership practice in mature and emerging markets on four continents. In addition to interactive classes in Vienna, three international residencies expose you to the latest thoughts of leading international professors, senior managers, and policy makers.
Our Global Executive MBA is specifically designed to meet the real-world challenges that managers face in demanding industries and business functions. It enables you to apply up-to-date knowledge and management tools in your workplace, even as you study. The program provides you with all the skills necessary to maximize your potential to become a world-class leader. In a challenging but nurturing environment, it builds a deep understanding of core business subjects in all major functional areas, while also emphasizing the skills needed to recognize and adapt to emerging trends and new technologies.
Our Global Executive MBA is one of only a few programs worldwide to receive the prestigious triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. The outstanding quality of our program was recently reavaluated by the Financial Times, which ranked our Global Executive MBA among the top programs worldwide.
The Global Executive MBA is offered by the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) as well as the University of Minnesota, USA.
Participants of the Global Executive MBA receive two MBA degrees:
Jochen Borenich, MBA
Especially in the highly competitive and innovation-driven IT and telecommunications industry, it was very difficult to find an MBA program to suit my ambitious educational needs as a senior manager. The didactic design, international focus and outstanding faculty sustainably enriched my professional career.
On average, our students spend about 15-20 hours per week working on the content. We recommend investing 2-3 hours a day.
Although our Global Executive MBA is challenging, it is designed for working executives. That's why students can access our online forums from their smartphones or tablets, giving them the flexibility to manage their workloads on the go, whether they're on their way to work, on a lunch break, or traveling around the world.