Over the course of the 21-month Michigan Ross Executive MBA program,
you’ll gain the skills you need to lead across organizations.

Gain the critical multidisciplinary skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in business today.
Stretch yourself with hands-on experience in a different industry, role, or area of the world.
Grow personally and professionally through experiences woven throughout the 21-month program.

Our curriculum — designed for senior leaders like you — builds on your experience and shows you how to apply it to larger, more challenging environments. Taught from a strategic perspective by award-winning faculty, you gain foundational elements with 12 core courses, such as Business Analytics and Statistics for Executives, and Strategic Thinking and Competitive Analysis. You can further enhance your experience by choosing from 14 electives, like Entrepreneurial Ventures, Personal and Organizational Leadership, and Corporate Financial Strategy.

Terms 1 and 2: August-May
Begin your leadership development journey by strengthening your foundation .

Term 3: May-August
Build on your core knowledge and pursue your individual interests.

Term 4: August-December
Gain hands-on, high-impact experience with our signature ExecMAP.

required  electives

Month 13 Month 14 Month 15 Month 16
ExecMAP – EMBA 640
  Negotiations – EMBA 634
Leadership Development Theme: Managing the External Environment

Term 5: January-April
Shift toward a global, enterprise-wide perspective.

required  electives

Month 17 Month 18 Month 19 Month 20 Month 21
Financial Statement Analysis, Business Forecasting & Equity Valuation - EMBA 605   Graduation
  Strategies for Growth - EMBA 629  
Global Business Environment - EMBA 639 Competing Globally - EMBA 622
      Personal and Organizational Leadership - EMBA 641
Leadership Development Theme: Defining Your Leadership Vision


Executive Education Electives - Take between Month 8 and Graduation
The Positive Leader - EMBA 651  
Strategic Human Resources Planning - EMBA 652
Strategic Leaders Program - EMBA 653

The Best Leaders Never Stop Learning

Build on your leadership strengths, become more focused, and prepare yourself to succeed at the highest levels with the Michigan Ross EMBA Leadership Development Program. 

Leadership Development Program

EMBA MAP at Stryker Medical

Work Outside Your Comfort Zone

Push yourself beyond your boundaries while exploring a new industry, function, or country with ExecMAP. Work with a leading business to develop solutions to organizational challenges and problems. 


Learn from the Best Minds in Business

Executive MBA faculty bring decades of experience to the classroom as world-renowned scholars and impactful practitioners. Benefit from access to senior faculty passionate about sharing their knowledge and connecting with students.

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