Overview: The Duke Weekend EMBA was redesigned in 2010 to align with global strategy and provide students with the knowledge and resources needed for today’s diverse business environment. The program includes excellent networking opportunities, new optional concentrations in Energy and Environment, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Marketing, Finance, Strategy, and Health Sector Management, an enhanced leadership and professional development model, and an expanded curriculum.
Program Format: All classes are delivered and scheduled on Duke’s Durham, North Carolina campus. After a one-week orientation classes are held on alternating weekends.
Program Schedule: The program’s duration is 19 months. Classes are held on alternating weekends (Fridays and Saturdays) for Terms 1-5 with proper accommodations provided on Friday evenings. Term 6 is held for two weeks on campus, and the remainder of the term is completed online. At the end of the program students are given a Master of Business Administration from Duke’s The Fuqua School of Business.
Curriculum: The program is now delivered in 6 terms, each of which are approximately 3 months long. There are 14 core courses, 4 electives, and an optional concentration.
Core Courses: Core Courses f or the Weekend EMBA program are Integrative Leadership Experience I (ILE I), Leadership, Ethics, and Organizations (LEO), Global Markets and Institutions (GMI), Probability and Statistics, Financial Accounting, Managerial Economics, Integrative Leadership Experience II (ILE II), Decision Models, Marketing Management, and Managerial Accounting.
Class Profile: The average student is 35 years, with a minimum of 5 years post-undergraduate full-time work experience.
Admission Requirements: To be considered for admission to the Global EMBA program applicants must submit a completed online application, two personal statements, a nonrefundable application fee ($225), a current resume, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all previous post-secondary education, a GMAT score report, complete an interview, and Official results from the TOEFL, PTE, or IELTS exam for applicants whose native language is not English.
Applicants must also submit a letter from their current employer outlining the company’s support of time and/or financial commitment. Principals of a company can provide a letter of self-sponsorship (view a sample sponsorship letter).
Essay: Why you want to pursue an MBA and what you will bring to Duke, in addition to the experiences you have had that shape your unique perspective?
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