The Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) is an internationally-oriented, cutting-edge partnership program of the University of Minnesota and the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). It will provide you a unique 360° global vision with expert insights into management and leadership practice in developed and emerging markets on four continents.
The part-time program structure is designed to help you balance your demanding career and challenging but nurturing studies, while also developing your professional and personal skills. This Master of Business Administration is just the start of your professional transformation, which continues beyond your 16 months at the WU Executive Academy. As a Global Executive MBA alumni, you continue your development with durable professional and personal relationships and learning within the MBA community and the WU Executive Academy alumni network.
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 & the Economist, which ranked it among the top programs worldwide.
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.
Participants receive two MBA degrees:
You'll get the tools and know how necessary to develop into a global leader:
After successfully working in the field of HR for many years, I decided to deepen my portfolio of competencies outside this area. That is why I chose the Global Executive MBA program. The program provided me with the necessary knowledge and competencies to look at human capital in a more holistic and strategic way to provide added value to every organization.
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.