The Executive MBA curriculum broadens the global reach of students through international residencies while also leveraging the school's proximity to leading global business and policy organizations located in Washington.

Course Listings


EMBA students engage in a dynamic curriculum that combines insightful classroom instruction, international and domestic residencies, and executive development programs.

Year One

Accounting
Learn the theory of accounts, generally accepted accounting principles, and the interpretation of financial statements.

Decision Analytics
Develop competence in the interpretation and analysis of data and in the development of quantitative models.

Economics
In the first half of this course, instruction focuses on macroeconomics, the economics of a nation in the global economy. The second half of the class covers microeconomics, the basic ideas underlying the economic behavior of individual markets, firms and industries.

Ethical Leadership
Develop understanding of the economic, legal, and ethical implications of decision-making and the interplay of these issues for managers.

Finance
Focus on analysis of the international financial environment, economics of currency markets, and practices in managing risk.

Financial Statement Analysis
Gain analytical tools for assessing profitability and risk, and understand quality of risk and quality of financial position.

International Business Management
Explore core topics such as trade theory, foreign direct investment theory, balance of payments, and the process of globalization.

Marketing
Understand the activities involved in developing marketing programs and strategies to achieve competitive advantage.

Global Operations
Understand operations management, global manufacturing capabilities, and the internationalization of operating systems.

Organizational Behavior
Study executive leadership, policymaking, and the application of behavioral science concepts to management problems.

Strategy
Acquire an understanding of how to analyze industries and design strategies for achieving long-term competitive advantage.

Year Two

Business & Government
Analyze the effects of government policies on business and the effects of business on government, and learn to forecast changes in government policy.

Foreign Market Development
Design a marketing program, and study the impact of globalization, information technology, and challenges to implementation.

Political Risk Analysis
Learn how political events can threaten stability and continuity in international relations, as well as affect investment, trade, and commerce.

Electives

Second-year EMBA students select five electives to take with their advanced business courses. Note, electives may vary based on the composition of the cohort, faculty recommendations, and key business issues of the time.

  • Business, Government, and the Global Economy

  • Derivatives

  • Dynamic Strategy Development

  • Economics of Strategic Behavior

  • Emotional Intelligence: The Leader’s Edge

  • Global Logistics

  • Innovation Management

  • Leadership

  • Management Communication

  • Managing Acute and Chronic Crises

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Negotiations

  • Real Options

Browse the Georgetown University 2013-2014 course catalog.