The Global Executive MBA is ranked among the top 50 worldwide, 9th in "working experience of students" and 13th in "international course experience" by the Financial Times.
The EMBA is an internationally-oriented, cutting-edge partnership between 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 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, 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:
Ruth Alt-Lansky, MBA
We discussed many practical examples and case studies, including problem-solving strategies, which I found very helpful. Shortly after graduating, my then boss offered me the position of general manager, saying that, along with other factors, the Global Executive MBA had played a crucially important role in his decision.
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.
Signe Viimsalu, MBA
After working for many years as an entrepreneur and venture builder, I embarked on my Global EMBA journey. The international residencies, the modules, my peers in the classroom – all of that allowed me to extend my knowledge on doing business on a global scale not only from a start-up, but a corporate perspective. My strong legal background and my broadened perspective on global business enabled my next great career move as a leader in international consulting.