Business & Management Course

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Course Type: Master Degree | Study Mode: Part-Time
Keywords: Part-time | Postgraduate | EMBA | Management | Leadership

Course Detail

Modelled after The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, SMU is Singapore's national business university known for delivering top quality business management education. Some of the advantages of the Executive MBA at SMU include:
#1 Study stints with 4 world class universities across USA, China, India & Singapore
- In addition to spending six weeks in Singapore at SMU, students will spend a week each at Wharton Business School in Philadelphia and The Washington Campus in Washington (USA), Indian School of Business in Hyderabad (India) and Peking University in Beijing (China).
- Students immerse themselves in the business, political, social and legal issues of four separate countries as they study problems, challenges and issues unique to the business environment.
- In the course of this programme, students come in contact with world-class professors and leading world thinkers, trained at some of the world's best academic institutions. Together with their international research and consultancy experiences, they are able to bring their rich real world experience from the west and the east and help to shape the contours of global business.
#2 Accelerated Programme: 9 Weeks Of Classes Over 12 Months
- The programme is put together to fit the busy schedule of senior executives and allow them to complete their studies in a reasonable period of 9 weeks over a 12-month period.
- This allows students to continue their careers while pursuing their degree.
#3 The Most Senior EMBA Class Profile In The World
Our EMBA programme has been able to attract senior leaders from across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With more than 75% of the class composed of C-suite executives with an average of 20 years of corporate experience from a wide variety of geographies, industries and roles, it makes the learning experience interactive, collaborative and exciting.
#4 Innovative Curriculum Co-designed By Over 100 Corporate Leaders in Asia
- The EMBA curriculum is designed with inputs from more than 100 corporate leaders across Asia to prepare future leaders for the challenges of leading organisations in the rapidly growing regional markets. This Includes distinctive modules that are unique to SMU EMBA such as Executing Strategy, Agile & Disruptive Strategy, Inside India: Discovering the New Realities, Innovation & Growth Management, Network & Alliance Building and Raising Capital & Resource Management.
- With a great breadth of external speakers, the "Industry Insights" seminar series has focused on providing timely insights into regional issues and their impact on markets and society.
- Strategic Initiative Project Participants will have hands-on experience over the duration of the programme investigating an issue of strategic importance to their company.
#5 Globalising Asian Business, Asianising Global Business
Focused on Asian Business, case studies feature strongly in our EMBA curriculum so as to provide an in depth understanding of doing business in Asia, but not ignoring its place in the world. SMU s Case Writing Initiative produces case studies focusing on Asian companies and these supplement case studies written on western companies.
#6 World Class University and Excellent City Location
- The University has 25 specialised research centres and institutes. These centres are designed to foster cross-functional and multi-disciplinary research. The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, The Centre for Marketing Excellence, The BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Cente, The International Trading Institute and The Institute of Service Excellence are just a few of our centres and institutes that provide cutting edge research that is highly relevant to the business world.
- Based on research contributions over the period 2007 to 2011, the Lee Kong Chian School of Business was ranked 3rd in Asia and 65th in the world, in the global business school rankings report published by the University of Texas at Dallas.
- In the area of finance research, SMU achieved the top spot in Asia and ranked 13th worldwide, in Arizona State University's top 100 rankings, based on the number of research articles published in top international finance journals in 2009.
- In the area of accountancy, SMU has been ranked as the top university in Asia and 10th worldwide in the annual report of The Accounting Review, based on the number of refereed articles accepted for publication in 2009.
- The School of Economics has been ranked 3rd in Asia and 91st worldwide in Tilburg University's Economics Ranking 2010. The same rankings by Tilburg University also place SMU 1st in Asia and 8th worldwide in the area of econometrics, based on research contribution in 2009.
Course Duration
9 weeks over 12 months (part-time)
Entry Requirements
- You will have demonstrated exceptional leadership potential, strong management skills and the intellectual capacity required to complete our rigorous programme.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional qualification
- Recognized achievements
- Age of 30 and above
- GMAT or SMU Admission Test
- At least 10 years of extensive work experience
SGD200.00 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fees
SGD102,336.00 (exclusive of GST)
SGD109,500.00 (inclusive of GST)
Tuition fee includes study materials, meals during residential segments and accomodation in USA, India and China. Other expenses to be borne by participants: accomodation in Singapore and all airfares.
1st payment - SGD9,345.79 +7% GST = SGD10,000 to be paid upon acceptance
2nd payment - SGD34,000 by 31 May 
3rd payment - SGD34,000 by 30 Sept
Final payment - SGD31,500 by 31 Jan
Next Intake: May each year