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Executive MBA Program Structure
Earn your MBA in 21 months alongside a collaborative community of other aspirational, risk-taking professionals from around the world.
Quarter One: Summer
Your program begins with joint sessions on all three campuses involving all students: Kick-Off Week in Chicago, followed by a session in London and ending with a session in Hong Kong.
Chicago classes meet every other week on Friday and Saturday. Here’s what a typical weekend looks like:
|7:30-9 a.m.||9 a.m.-Noon||Noon-2 p.m.||2-5 p.m.||5-7 p.m.||7-10 p.m.|
|Friday||Breakfast||Marketing Management||Lunch||Financial Strategy||Individual and Group Study Time or Review Session and Dinner||Monthly Class Event*|
|Saturday||Breakfast||Marketing Management||Lunch Event**||Financial Strategy||Shuttles to Midway and O'Hare Airports|
*Class events are social and networking opportunities planned by the Executive MBA Program team and the Student Advisory and Activities Council.
**Lunch events are enrichment opportunities such as career management sessions, workshops, and talks with faculty, alumni, and business leaders.
London classes are held in weeklong sessions about every 3–6 weeks. Here’s what a typical week looks like:
|8-9 a.m.||9 a.m.-Noon||Noon-2 pm.||2:30-5:30 p.m.||5:30-8 p.m.|
|Monday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session*||Macroeconomics||Career Management Session/Speaker Event|
|Tuesday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session||Macroeconomics||Review Session|
|Wednesday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session||Macroeconomics||Review Session|
|Thursday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session||Macroeconomics||Review Session|
|Friday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session||Macroeconomics||Review Session|
|Saturday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session||Macroeconomics||Social Event**|
*Midday sessions sometimes include lunch events such as career management sessions, workshops, a student lunch and learn series, and talks with faculty, alumni, and business leaders.
**Social events give you the opportunity to socialize and network with your classmates in a relaxed setting. They are planned by the Executive MBA Program and the Student Advisory and Activities Council (SAAC).
Hong Kong classes are held in weeklong sessions about every three to six weeks. Here’s what a typical week looks like:
|8-9 a.m.||9 a.m.-Noon||Noon-2:30 pm.||2:30-5:30 p.m.||5:30-8 p.m.|
|Monday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch||Macroeconomics||Career Management Session|
|Tuesday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch||Macroeconomics||Snack and Review Session|
|Wednesday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session||Macroeconomics||Snack and Review Session|
|Thursday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch Event*||Macroeconomics||Snack and Review Session|
|Friday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch and Review Session||Macroeconomics||Snack and Review Session|
|Saturday||Breakfast||Operations Management||Lunch||Macroeconomics||Social Event**|
*Lunch events include career management sessions, workshops, a student lunch and learn series, and talks with faculty, alumni, and business leaders.
**Social events give you the chance to socialize and network with your classmates in a relaxed setting. They are planned by the Executive MBA Program Office and the Student Advisory and Activities Council.
Quarter Six through Seven: Autumn–Winter
Home Campus Courses
In the final two quarters of the program, you return to your home campus, complete core classes, and bring together key concepts you've learned in a team-based, capstone experience.
Your entire global class gathers one last time in Chicago for your graduation ceremony and celebration. Although it's the end of the Executive MBA Program, it's just the beginning of your lifelong connection with the worldwide Chicago Booth network.
Conveniently located in downtown Chicago, our Gleacher Center campus is a hub for business leaders and ideas.
Earn your MBA in London’s financial district, home to some of the world’s most powerful brokerages, law firms, and banks.
As an EMBA Hong Kong student, you’ll join a dynamic community of highly successful executives in Asia’s financial hub.
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