The EMBA Program:
- Provides in-depth general management fundamentals that are essential to growing individuals who have often begun their career as specialists in a chosen field.The hallmark of the Boston University EMBA is the ability to provide these core business skills within the context of an integrated curriculum so that students not only develop an understanding of each unique functional area but also how each area interrelates with each other.
- Helps participants develop the strategic and senior management level focus and vision to contribute to the executive leadership of the organization.
- Encourages participants to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real world challenges they face every day in their career.
- Provides an experience that stresses the importance of team learning and gives students the tools to manage high performance teams.
- Supports acquiring a global management perspective to enable students to integrate this viewpoint in their work.
- Helps firms enhance employee retention by increasing the desire to stay within the organization.
- Enables firms to benefit from the employee’s active contribution as a full-time worker while participants learn to make better decisions and are more effective in critical meetings. As EMBA participants begin to think of the organization as a whole and not of a single division or department, other important leadership and team management skills will surface.
- Supports your firm’s commitment to growing leadership from within the organization. Developing the next generation of managers from the inside can motivate employees by showing how much you will invest to grow them.
- Makes accessible to your organization the vast resources of Boston University, as participants consult with faculty members and their classmates, who are also thinking through approaches to real-time work issues. Sometimes companies become a team’s focus for a specific project while students are in the program. Moreover, often participantsw develop life-long relationships with their professors, continuing to seek advice and support years after completing the EMBA.
Organizations sponsoring participants in the Executive MBA Program agree to:
- Release the participant from work on all class days, which include alternate Fridays and four weeks in residence
- Assure that the participant’s business travel does not conflict with class days
- Avoid transferring the participant out of the area
- Pay the portion of program costs agreed upon in the sponsorship letter
Regardless of the payment arrangement, participants must have organizational sponsorship.
Often the sponsor pays the full program cost, although some organizations have partial tuition plans, and some participants pay their own tuition.
Companies may pay in advance or reimburse the participants periodically or at the end of the program.
- Program cost paid in full by organization: 27%
- Program cost shared by participant and organization: 24%
- Program cost paid by participant: 49%
If you’d like to speak with us directly about how EMBA can benefit your organization, please don’t hesitate to contact us; we’d be delighted to set up a time to visit you at your convenience.
We Provide it.
To help you approach your organization about supporting your Executive MBA experience, the EMBA Office has prepared a document that articulates the benefits of the program—for both them and you. Download the sample memo.