Business Administration, Executive M.B.A. (EMBA)
Seidman's dynamic graduate programs offer an education of exceptional value and impact for individuals aspiring to transform their careers and lead the businesses transforming our region.
The Executive MBA (EMBA) program offers an intentional learning opportunity in the context of everyday business situations for experienced professionals. The program is designed for organizational leaders who have set their sights on an executive leadership role.
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Learning experience. Individual and team-based learning, business-relevant classroom instruction, exceptional networking with class cohort members, and applied learning and project-based opportunities. EMBA students meet on Friday and Saturday every other week at the GVSU Pew Campus downtown Grand Rapids over four semesters.
Cohort structure. All classes taken with the same group of students; enables strong peer learning and professional connections.
Executive MBA highlights. Individualized feedback based on a personalized leadership style assessment; corporate input to ensure relevance; individual coaching; international trip; two-semester capstone project with a local company.
Why Study Business Administration at Grand Valley?
- Seidman maintains vibrant, synergistic relationships with area businesses, collaborating on career development and community-based projects. Experience an innovative curriculum that pairs proven business and leadership frameworks and practices with actions that can be immediately applied in work and life.
- Further develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to be a successful and transformational leader in a complex, ever-changing business community.
- Gain deep experience and knowledge from exceptional business school faculty and respected industry executives who understand business in West Michigan.
- Accreditation through AACSB International, the premier business school accrediting organization, ensures high standards and exceptional quality.
Seidman is accredited by the AACSB International. Visit their accreditation website for more information.
Location & Format
Classes for graduate students in this major meet downtown on the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus.Format:
- Face To Face
A bachelor's degree and at least five years of significant professional experience are required for consideration, and final selection is based on prior academic performance, potential for leadership, and employer recommendation. Applicants must submit official transcript from baccalaureate degree granting institution, and personal statements, recommendations, and resumes. Any major is acceptable.
For more about the program, visit the Seidman College of Business website.
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