Due to the current and potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, all prospective and admitted student events at the Wisconsin School of Business have transitioned to a virtual format. 

Set up an appointment by phone or Skype, join us for an online event, or email us with any questions.

For information and updates on UW's response to COVID-19, please visit the UW–Madison COVID-19 website.

The Wisconsin Executive MBA Program offers several opportunities to learn more about the program. You are welcome to visit with us on campus, meet us at various locations around the region, or participate in an online event.

Many of these admissions events and visits connect you with current students, who are happy to share their personal experiences with the program.

Meet with Us

Meet with an Admissions Professional

A representative of the Wisconsin Executive MBA would be pleased to connect with you virtually to discuss your professional and academic background. We can help you explore how your goals might be furthered by pursuing an MBA and answer your questions about the program.

If you have any questions about meeting with an admissions professional, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Connect on Campus

On-Campus Information Sessions

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program. Members of the Executive MBA admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have. You will also hear from current students, who will share their perspectives and answer your questions about the Wisconsin MBA experience.

On-campus information sessions take place in Grainger Hall, home of the Wisconsin School of Business, located at 975 University Avenue in Madison.

Date Time Location
May 7, 2020 6:00–7:00 p.m. CANCELLED
June 3, 2020 6:00–7:00 p.m. CANCELLED

On-Campus Information Sessions are on hold until further notice.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Executive MBA Experience

The Executive MBA Experience combines a valuable information session along with an insightful class visit to assist attendees in learning more about the experience of earning the MBA at UW-Madison. Attendees are paired with a current student to host them during the class visit and will also be introduced to team members and faculty. A meal is provided during this session.

Date Time Location
Feb. 8, 2020 10:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 2510

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Class Visits

Many prospective applicants find it helpful to sit in on a class and observe the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program in action. Each visitor is connected with a current student who serves as a host. The host can answer your questions, connect you with faculty and other students, and share personal perspectives on how the program works.

Class visits will resume in Fall 2020.

If you have any questions about class visits, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Campus Preview Day

You’re invited to connect with students, faculty, staff, and alumni as you explore the Evening MBA or Executive MBA at the Wisconsin School of Business. All of our Evening MBA and Executive MBA cohorts will be in class this day, and they are eager to share their path to the Wisconsin MBA and career successes with you. You will have rich opportunities to network and connect with them throughout the day.

Here's what you can expect:
  • Gain insider tips on how you can create your most competitive application for admission and our merit-based scholarship
  • Prepare for the program with tips from our panel of students and alumni
  • Meet the Career Management team and learn how to advance your personal brand
  • Explore the Wisconsin School of Business, home of the Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA Programs, and get a better understanding of how our students and alumni continue to foster innovation

You can view last year's agenda to get an idea of what you can expect for the upcoming Campus Preview Day.

Jan. 10, 2020 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Learning Commons

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Connect on the Road

Attend an Information Session Near You

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program. Members of the Executive MBA admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have. You’ll also hear from current students, who will share their perspectives and answer your questions about the Wisconsin MBA experience.

Information sessions take place at various locations in the metropolitan Milwaukee area or in the region and onsite parking is provided for these events. Student panelists are drawn from the local area so that you can get the full benefit of their experience.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Coffee Chats

Coffee Chats are a great opportunity to learn about the Wisconsin School of Business Evening and Executive MBA programs first hand. Meet with an admissions representative to get your questions answered about the university, curriculum, application, etc. Hear more about the way a Wisconsin MBA can elevate your professional career.

Coffee chats will resume in Summer or Fall 2020

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Online Events

Webinar Series: How to Prepare a Compelling Application

Join the admissions team for an informative chat/webinar series designed to familiarize you with the admissions process, and provide guidance on how to produce a competitive application.

Date Time
Fall 2020 TBD

Previous Events

Date Recording
Feb. 18, 2020 View the session
April 7, 2020 View the session
If you have any questions about these events, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Virtual Information Session

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program. Members of the Evening and Executive MBA admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have.

Date Time
July 9, 2020 2:00–2:45 p.m. CT

Previous Events

Date Recording
Jan. 22, 2020 View the session
If you have any questions about these events, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Webinar: Wisconsin Women Perspectives

Join the admissions team and female MBA students for an informative webinar to learn about the experience of women in the Wisconsin MBA program. Learn more about the Wisconsin MBA program and ask any questions you might have about the MBA program.

Fall 2020

TBD

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Podcasts

If you are eager to learn more about the Executive MBA in an easily accessible format, check out our podcast series. Each month throughout the semester, the admissions team will share details about the program, admissions, and other timely topics.

If you have any questions about these events, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Networking Events

M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series

As a prospective Wisconsin Executive MBA student, you (and a guest) are invited to join the Wisconsin School of Business for the M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series. This series brings influential business leaders and alumni to campus for speaking engagements. In addition to gaining new insights from successful business leaders in a variety of fields, you will have an opportunity to network with our speakers, alumni, staff, and students.

Featured Speakers (2019–2020 academic year)

Speaker Date Time Location
Chris Westfall
Leadership Language
Sept. 6, 2019 5:00–8:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Peter Feigin
Culture: A Roadmap to Change
Oct. 3, 2019 5:00–8:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Gayle Fuguitt
A conversation with Dean Vallabh Sambamurthy
Nov. 1, 2019 5:00–8:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Winter Weikel: Dr. Antoinetter Bonnie Candia-Bailey, Creating Inclusive Action Jan. 10, 2020 Noon–1:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Ron Parker
President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council
April 16, 2020 5:00–8:00 p.m. CANCELLED

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

Corporate Recruiting

 

Date Subject Location Time
Feb. 19, 2020 Kohler Lunch & Learn Kohler Noon–1:00 p.m.
March 11, 2020 CUNA Mutual Group Lunch and Learn Madison Noon–1:00 p.m.
March 25, 2020 DuPont Lunch and Learn Virtual Noon–1:00 p.m.
April 15, 2020 American Family Information Session Virtual Noon–1:00 p.m.
August 5, 2020, and November 3, 2020 Associated Bank – Green Bay Virtual Noon–1:00 p.m.
October 13, 2020 Rockwell Automation Virtual Noon–1:00 p.m.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Executive MBA Program Office.

For more information about any of our admissions events or to arrange a visit, please contact the Executive MBA Program office.