Executive MBA

Program Timeline

The Executive MBA Program takes place over seven quarters, or 21 months. During that time, you will work closely with your Chicago classmates in study groups. You will also have a chance to study alongside your global classmates during international session weeks in Chicago, London, and Hong Kong. Here is a glimpse of how the Executive MBA curriculum comes together:


Program Timeline

Quarter 1—Summer

The program begins with joint sessions involving all students, regardless of home campus: several weeks in Chicago, followed by a session in London, and ending with a session in Hong Kong.

Executive MBA Quarter 1 illustration

Quarter 2—Autumn

Core curriculum at the Chicago campus.

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Quarter 3—Winter

Core curriculum at the Chicago campus.

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Quarter 4—Spring

Core curriculum at the Chicago campus.

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Quarter 5—Summer

Your second year begins with Quarter 5, with the core curriculum at the Chicago campus. Quarter 5 ends with an elective session with all students from our global campuses studying in Chicago.

Executive MBA Quarter 5 illustration

Quarter 6—Autumn

Core curriculum at the Chicago campus.

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Quarter 7—Winter

Three core classes are taught at the Chicago campus. Shortly after the end of this quarter, a graduation ceremony is held for your entire global class in Chicago.

Executive MBA Quarter 7 illustration

Program Calendars

View program calendars for Chicago.

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