Definition of EMBA

The EMBA (executive MBA) is an MBA degree designed for senior working managers. The usual age range for participants on EMBA programmes is between 30 and 45.

Because of the seniority of participants – many of who have additional professional qualifications, such as in accounting – the EMBA is usually viewed as an accelerated programme, with fewer classroom hours than the traditional full-time MBA degree.

In recent years the fashion has been to develop EMBA programmes that are taught in several different countries, often through partnerships between different business schools. [1]

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