2024-25 Edition

Master of Business Administration, Executive

Executive M.B.A
Email: mbaprograms@exchange.uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-4565
Fax: 949-824-0522

The Executive MBA (EMBA) program presents a challenging 21-month course of study specifically designed for executives, senior managers, professionals, entrepreneurs, and technical experts throughout Southern California. Participants have an average of 18 years work experience (with a minimum of eight years), demonstrated leadership abilities, and a proven track record of success. Commencing each fall, students meet for seven consecutive quarters on four class weekends scheduled on Friday and Saturday at The Paul Merage School of Business. The cohort program gives students the opportunity to actively participate in class discussions and interact closely with their peers. 

The program offers an applications-oriented curriculum with an international and digital focus designed to give the seasoned working professional contemporary management tools for successfully leading organizations in a changing business environment. The EMBA program is a 76-unit program and offers a maximum amount of core and elective course material presented in an accelerated timetable.

MGMT EP 200 Thinking Strategically in the Digital Age for Executives
MGMT EP 201A Business Analytics: Decision-Making for Executives
MGMT EP 202 Organizational Leadership for Executives
MGMT EP 203A Financial Reporting Policies for Executives
MGMT EP 204A Microeconomics for Executives in the Digital Age
MGMT EP 205 Marketing Leadership
MGMT EP 207 Competing with Digital: Technology, Analytics, Business Models
MGMT EP 208 Operational Excellence: Processes, Strategy, and Analytics
MGMT EP 209A Managerial Finance for Executives
MGMT EP 210 Strategy for Executives: Foundations and Dynamics
B. Select 34 units of electives.

In addition to the two, four-day residentials, students participate in an in-depth academic, week-long global residential course abroad. This provides a unique opportunity to experience global business firsthand from a corporate, academic, and cultural standpoint.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the University of California, Irvine, Executive MBA Programs, The Paul Merage School of Business, SB1 2500, CA 92697-3125; 949-824-4565; or visit the Executive MBA website.