Faculty teaching in OMBA studio
How the Online MBA Works
Synchronous Class Session
Synchronous Class Sessions

Live, online class sessions with faculty and students include case discussions, group work, role playing, and presentations. A typical 2.25-credit course has four of these live sessions. The majority of course sessions will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. or 8-9:30 p.m. Eastern time. 

Asynchronous Study
Asynchronous Study

Online modules made up of pre-recorded videos, practice problems, simulations, and exercises, prepare you for  your live class sessions and allow you to work at your own pace.

In-Person Learning
In-Person Learning

Three immersive residencies in the U.S. or at an international location provide opportunities for in-person learning. Domestic students are also eligible to attend elective courses on campus in Ann Arbor.

Example Semester Schedules

Discover the flexibility of the Online MBA Program and how it can fit into your schedule. 

Half-Term A Class (7 Weeks)              
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Modules 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
Synchronous Sessions   Tues
90 min.
  Tues
90 min.
  Tues
90 min.
Tues
90 min.

 

Half-Term B Class (7 Weeks)              
Weeks 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Modules 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
Synchronous Sessions   Mon
90 min.
Mon
90 min.
  Mon
90 min.
  Mon
90 min.


Core and Elective courses:
Seven-week half terms
Four live 90 min synchronous sessions*
Self-study asynchronous modules

*Live class sessions are at 8 p.m. ET , there may be an additional class offering at 6 p.m. ET depending on enrollment. Exact dates for live sessions will be listed at the time of class registration. 

Half-Term A (Class + Residency, 7 Weeks)              
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Class (7 weeks) Modules 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
Synchronous
Sessions
  Tues
90 min.
  Tues
90 min.
  Tues
90 min.
Tues
90 min.
               
Residency Class
(first 7 weeks)
Modules 1-5       6-14    
Synchronous
Sessions
    Wed
90 min.
       
In-person Learning         3-5 days    

 

Half-Term B (Class + Residency, 7 Weeks)              
Weeks 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Class (7 weeks) Modules 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
Synchronous
Sessions
  Mon
90 min.
Mon
90 min.
  Mon
90 min.
  Mon
90 min.
               
Residency Class
(second 7 weeks)
Modules 15-20     21-25      
Synchronous
Sessions
          Wed
90 min.
 
In-person Learning              


Core and Elective courses:
Seven-week half terms
Four live 90 min synchronous sessions*
Self-study asynchronous modules

Residency courses:
14-week semester
Two live 90 min. synchronous sessions
Self-study asynchronous modules
3-5 days in-person learning

*Live class sessions are at 8 p.m. ET , there may be an additional class offering at 6 p.m. ET depending on enrollment. Exact dates for live sessions will be listed at the time of class registration. 

 

Half-Term A (Class + MAP, 7 Weeks)              
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Class (7 weeks) Modules 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
Synchronous
Sessions
  Tues 90 min.   Tues 90 min.   Tues 90 min. Tues 90 min.
               
MAP
(first 7 weeks)
MAP Kickoff Fri/Sat            
Synchronous
Team Meetings
  Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET

 

Half-Term B (Class + MAP, 7 Weeks)              
Weeks 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Class (7 weeks) Modules 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14
Synchronous
Sessions
  Mon 90 min. Mon 90 min.   Mon 90 min.   Mon 90 min.
               
MAP
(second 7 weeks)
Synchronous
Team Meetings
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Wed
8 p.m. ET
Debrief


Core and Elective courses:
Seven-week half terms
Four live 90 min synchronous sessions*
Self-study asynchronous modules

MAP course:
14-week semester
MAP Kickoff Virtual Friday afternoon and Saturday of first weekend
Weekly team meetings with faculty and MAP company sponsor

*Live class sessions are at 8 p.m. ET , there may be an additional class offering at 6 p.m. ET depending on enrollment. Exact dates for live sessions will be listed at the time of class registration. 

 

Expert Faculty, Engaged Peers 

Live class sessions in the new Convatec Digital Learning Studio connect you with renowned faculty and your peers as if you were together in person. Experience an online learning environment that goes beyond email and the average virtual session with interactive assignments and easy access to your instructor outside of class. 

Cutting-edge Learning Technology   

How you learn is as important as what you learn. The new Convatec Digital Learning Studio and innovative curriculum delivers a world-class learning experience with personalized feedback, custom-built simulations, scaffolded exercises, and student-driven discussion boards.

Richard Simon
To summarize my experience I would say, there is not a bad spot in the class. The studio provides the participation and engagement found in a traditional classroom while making discussions and interactive visuals seamless.
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