MAS Executive MBA 2020

EMBA Info Session — 4 décembre 2019, 12:30 — 13:30 • Uni-Pignon - 6th floor

How to Become an Inspiring Leader

Meet our Program Manager at our next Info Session:

December 4 | 12:30-13:30

Register here: emba(at)unige.ch

Information

Period

August 2020 - June 2022
90 ECTS credits
576 Teaching hours
76 Distance teaching hours
2-year cycle • Offered in 2 formats --> Bi-weekly: Friday (14h-21h) & Saturday (8h-13h) | or Block: 5 blocks of one week (full-day courses) + 2 blended learning modules per year

Language

English

Format

Blended learning

Contact

EMBA TEAM
+41 (0)22 379 82 04
+41 (0)22 379 81 32
+41 (0)22 379 88 21
emba(at)unige.ch

Location

University of Geneva

Registration

Early bird deadline

1 March 2020

Registration deadline

1 June 2020

Fees:

CHF 38'500.- (incl. the non-refundable CHF 5'000 matriculation/registration fee + CHF 16'750 1st year + CHF 16'750 2nd year EL - traditional EMBA track) 

Total program cost may vary depending on the chosen specialization.

Objectives

  • Prepare for the contemporary senior management challenges and responsibilities
  • Become successful and responsible leaders through a real-world learning experience
  • Learn to develop & implement efficient operational solutions, while simultaneously ensuring the strategic renewal of their organizations
  • Reflect on professional and personal development to identify one’s full potential
  • Develop social & communication skills
  • Help develop and widen one’s professional network

Audience

Business leader and professional, engineer and technician from the public or private sectors, wishing to build foundational skills and/or update their knowledge, or seeking career change and/or professional development opportunities

Learning outcomes

  • Prepare participants for contemporary senior management challenges and responsibilities
  • Enable them to become successful and responsible leaders through a real-world learning experience
  • Learn how to develop and implement efficient operational solutions, while simultaneously ensuring the strategic renewal of their organizations
  • Reflect on their professional and personal development, to identify their full potential, and to hone their social and communication skills
  • Provide a platform for the participants to develop their professional network

Programme

1st year - CORE MODULES* + EMBA IN-COMPANY CASE PROJECT ​

  • Business Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Policy
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Organization Design
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Risk Management / Operations
  • Self Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Thinking, Decision Making, and Communication 

*Subject to modification
 

2nd year: ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

Traditional EMBA track

Bi-weekly format: Friday afternoon/evening & Saturday morning

  • Business & Society
  • Business Law & Taxation
  • Change Management
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Digitalization & Smart Data
  • Doing Business in Emerging Markets
  • Identifying, Analyzing and Exploiting Opportunities
  • Influencing with Emotional Intelligence / Coaching
  • Investment Decision Making
  • Managing Stakeholders: Analysis / Communication / Cultural Intelligence
  • Negotiation / Effective Communication 
  • Team Engagement

OTHER SPECIALIZATIONS

Block format: Aviation, Commodity Trading

Bi-weekly format: see listing: www.emba.unige.ch 

*Subject to modification
 

Director(s)

Prof. Judith SCHREMPF-STIRLING and Prof. Sebastian RAISCH, Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM), University of Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Irène GALYFIANAKIS, Gloria LEONI and Sun ZUCHUAT-JI, University of Geneva

Accreditation

The Executive MBA is fully accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA)
Established in 1992, the University of Geneva’s Executive MBA (EMBA) is Geneva region’s most prestigious general management program. The Geneva EMBA enables aspiring midcareer
professionals to advance their careers and personal skills without interrupting their career. The program’s demanding curriculum includes courses on the foundations of general management as well as specialized courses, some of which are unique for the Geneva EMBA. Selected thought leaders and senior executives complement our world-class yet accessible faculty. Thanks to our unique blend of innovative teaching methods and strong alumni network, the participants gain highly relevant knowledge and expertise to cope with future management challenges. The Geneva EMBA is an ambitious but also rewarding once-in-a-lifetime learning experience!

Location

Uni-Mail | University of Geneva

Fee

21750 CHF

Description

The 1st year of the EMBA includes 12 core modules: Business Economics | Financial Accounting | Financial Policy | Human Resource Management | Management Accounting | Marketing | Organization Design | Risk Management / Operations | Responsible Leadership | Self-Leadership | Strategic Management | Strategic Thinking, Decision Making, and Communication

+ the EMBA In-Company Group Project

Location

Uni-Mail | University of Geneva

Fee

16750 CHF

Description

Traditional EMBA track: Entrepreneurial Leadership (bi-weekly): Business & Society | Business Law & Taxation | Change Management | Creative Problem Solving | Digitalization & Smart Data | Doing Business in Emerging Markets | Identifying, Analyzing, and Exploiting Opportunities | Influencing with Emotional Intelligence | Investment Decision Making | Managing Stakehlolders: Analysis / Communication / Cultural Intelligence | Negotiation / Effective Communication | Team Engagement

or one of the Specializations in English or French.

List of EMBA Specializations: Aviation Management (EN-block format) | Commodity Trading (EN-bi-weekly & block formats) | Gestion comptable et financière (FR) | Gestion dans les Organismes Sans But Lucratif (FR) | Management de Projet (FR) | Management des Institutions Sociales (FR) | Management Stratégique des institutions de Santé (FR) | Supply Chain (FR) |  Strategic Marketing (EN)

Assessment

Each course is subject to an assessment that may include one or more of the following:
Individual in-class exam | take-home assignment | individual or group in-class presentation | individual or group Online quiz or assignment
100% attendance in class, and active participation are expected.

Pedagogical method

The students’ learning experience is enhanced by corporate work projects, in-class discussions, and presentations that build on their previous experience. The EMBA program encourages lively interaction between students and professors and stimulates the sharing of knowledge through group work.

Diploma awarded

Upon successful completion of both years and the EMBA In-Company Project, participants receive the Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree, delivered by the Faculty of Geneva School of Economics & Management (GSEM) at University of Geneva.
The EMBA is structured to ensure that participants gain leadership training through active participation and a corporate executive philosophy. They build foundational skills and confidence that will help them cope with future cross-functional challenges.

Admission criteria

  • University Degree: Bachelor or equivalent (i.e., Bac+3,...)
  • Work experience – 3 years min. in a managerial position
  • Strong command of English (written & spoken)

Steering committee

Judith Schrempf-Stirling, GSEM, University of Geneva (Director)
Tina Ambos, GSEM, University of Geneva
Gilbert Prost, Prof. Emeritus, GSEM, University of Geneva
Sebastian Raisch, GSEM, University of Geneva
Thomas Straub, GSEM, University of Geneva

Number of participants

Max. 40 students

Detailed fees

Total Program Cost*: CHF 348500.-

This includes:

  • Matriculation/Enrollment fee (CHF 5'000.-) +
  • 1st year program tuition (CHF 16'750.-) + 
  • 2nd year program tuition* - traditional EMBA tracks** (CHF 16'750.-)

2nd  year EMBA modules: CHF 1'800 / module (for non-EMBA students)

*The total cost depends on the specialization selected.

** Entrepreneurial Leadership (EL-bi-weekly)

 

Schedule

2 formats are proposed: A) Bi-weekly (BW): 12 courses organized every two week-ends | Fridays 14.15 - 21.00 & Saturdays 08:15 - 13.00 ; some modules are scheduled on 3 consecutive full days - Thursday, Friday & Saturday. | B) Block (BL): 5 blocks of 2 modules (08.30 - 18.00) + 2 blended learning courses per year.

"This EMBA program has been an intensive experience that offered me the opportunity to work with many interesting people from various backgrounds all along the programme's modules. The balanced combination of hard and soft modules broaden my leadership skills and positively change my way of managing my company. Its international dimension addresses every facet of doing business across borders: finance, marketing, culture and so on. In a word, the EMBA provided by the University of Geneva is an intense intellectual and emotional challenge." Sébastien POMMARET - EMBA alumnus 2015-2017

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