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Academic Preparation for Effective Leadership

The Wisconsin Executive MBA Program prepares students to succeed in senior-level positions by delivering highly relevant course content in a collaborative setting.

At the Wisconsin School of Business, you will share a premium educational experience with your peers as you move through the curriculum as a cohort. The program emphasizes class discussions and team projects, drawing on the collective knowledge and experiences in the group.

Enhance Your Strategic Understanding

The curriculum prepares students for strategic business management, providing a broad-based understanding of key business functions and how they integrate in an organizational context. Students also gain the necessary insights to lead people, teams, and organizations effectively.

The program includes a global learning experience that enhances global competence through in-depth consideration of a particular country’s business challenges and growth potential. A 10-day, in-country visit offers firsthand experience with international business issues.

Technology Enhances Collaboration

As an incoming Executive MBA student, you will receive a tablet computer for personal use both on and off campus. This tablet will contain all necessary reference materials for the program, including class materials, case studies, program schedules, class directories, and more. The portability and convenience of having everything in one place will allow you to use your time efficiently.

You’ll be able to communicate with team members, other classmates, and faculty members quickly and easily with online collaboration tools. You can also access or share resources in real time. Equipped with Wi-Fi, the tablet will allow for Internet connections, making it the only device you will need while you’re on campus. Training on the various capabilities of the tablet will be available.

A Highly Regarded MBA Program

When you graduate from the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program, you are graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a Master of Business Administration degree. An international reputation for excellence adds value to your MBA degree.

#15

#15 among U.S. public executive MBA programs
—The Economist, 2015

#13

#13 among public institutions
—U.S. News & World Report, 2015

Academic Resources for Students

Wisconsin Executive MBA students have access to a variety of learning resources that can assist them in an academic environment.

  • Preparatory materials designed to enhance math skills are sent to all new Executive MBA students prior to immersion week.
  • A math review is scheduled for immersion week in August.
  • The case study learning format will be reviewed and demonstrated by a faculty member during immersion week.
  • Tutoring services are available as needed from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Wisconsin School of Business.
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