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Strategic Learning, Designed for You.

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

required  electives

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

required  electives

Month 17Month 18Month 19Month 20Month 21
Financial Statement Analysis, Business Forecasting & Equity Valuation - EMBA 605 Graduation
 Strategies for Growth - EMBA 629 
Global Business Environment - EMBA 639Competing 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 Leaders Program - EMBA 653

Learn Holistically, Lead Effectively

Broaden your perspective of business leadership through principles that translate across industries and functions. Become a more versatile and effective leader with the skill set to manage new challenges and drive organizational results.

MBA ‘16
Making a difference in medicine
Ross gives you a systematic process for managing change I had never been exposed to before.

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MBA '22
Building Upon His Success As a Business Owner
Josh Bitterman, MBA ‘22, is a versatile entrepreneur with extensive experience in both sports business and finance. After earning his bachelor's degree in sports management from the University of...

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Lead On a Higher Level

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

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. 


EMBA MAP at Stryker Medical

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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