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University of Minnesota: Carlson School of Management ×

Accreditation: AACSB

Location: Minneapolis, United States of America

Current program rank (FT) 77

Tuition fees $ 123,600 (€ 104,660)

Length (months) 20

Program type Executive MBA Minneapolis

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Program description:

Specifically designed for those with at least six years of career experience, the intimate 2-year Carlson Executive MBA at the University of Minnesota lets you share the classroom with leaders from diverse backgrounds. As an Executive MBA student, you will embark on a rigorous course of study that will help you build critical skills in strategy, finance, accounting, and leadership. You will develop a deep understanding of best practices and cutting-edge theories. The curriculum has been designed for the experienced professional, like you, to shape students to be more effective as they continue to progress in their careers. Your first year includes a comprehensive study of business fundamentals and tools used by successful leaders with one topical elective of your choice shared with second-year students in the Executive MBA Program. In the second year, you’ll develop the skills that every thriving leader needs. You’ll examine complex management challenges with a truly global focus—including a nine-day study abroad experience and the Global Team Project, where you’ll bring everything together with students from the Carlson Global Executive MBA Programs in Vienna, Austria and Guangzhou, China. 

  • Frequency (attendance): Classes on Fridays and Saturdays, typically on alternate weekends, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Academics / Fall Semester

Introduction to Statistics & Business Analytics

Financial Accounting

Organizational Behavior

Competing in the Digital Age

Economics

Academics / Spring Semester

Marketing Management

Strategic Management

Financial Management

Supply Chain and Operations

Power & Influence- Elective

Entrepreneurship- Elective

Healthcare Innovations- Elective

Social Media Analytics- Elective

Academics / Fall Semester

Negotiation Strategies: Creative Solutions for Difficult Problems

Managerial Accounting

Leadership

Competing Globally

Corporate Responsibility & Ethics

Academics / Spring Semester

Strategic Marketing

Corporate Strategy

Advanced Financial Management

International Residency

International Residency – VTP

Power & Influence - Elective

Entrepreneurship- Elective

Healthcare Innovations- Elective

Social Media Analytics- Elective

Admission requirements:

  • GPA: 3.20
  • Age
    (Avg):
    39
  • Experience
    (Min/Avg):
    6/14.5
  • Managerial experience
    (Min/Avg):
    2/10

Ranking:

  • Current rank: 77 (Financial Times), 28 (The Economist)
  • 3 year average rank: 77 (Financial Times)

Diversity:

  • Male/Female students: 71% / 29%
  • International students: 22%
  • Female faculty: 27%
  • International faculty: 22%
  • Women on board: 30%
  • International board: 16%
  • Financial Times: International course experience rank: 83

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

  • Alumni salary today: $ 181,987
  • Salary increase: 42%
  • Career progress rank: 54
  • Alumni aims achieved: 78%
  • Pre-MBA industry:

Career progress:

  • Faculty quality: 21.00
  • Student quality: 24.00
  • Development experience: 43.00
  • Student rating of faculty: 4.70
  • Student rating of alumni effectiveness: 3.60
  • Student rating of culture and classmates: 4.60

Faculty:

  • Full-time faculty with PhD: 78%
  • Annual intake: 41

Educational background:

  • Educational background/ Undergraduate majors:
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