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Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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Learn from the Brightest Minds in Business

The program attracts “the best of the best” Executive MBA faculty, along with smart, highly accomplished cohorts from multinational corporations, manufacturing operations, government agencies, and innovative start-ups.

Program professors are known for their scholarship, teaching excellence, and management expertise. They make their subject matter accessible to each student through class discussions, case studies, simulations, guest lectures, and applied-learning projects.

Local perspectives on India’s rapidly developing economy as well as other business issues are addressed in every course.

Bringing research into the classroom

Professors also are recognized for their research productivity, with work that is widely published and cited in influential academic journals. More important, from your perspective, they bring their research into the classroom. As a result, you’re exposed to new business theories and practices ahead of the marketplace – a competitive advantage for you and your organization.

Sample Washington University faculty

Kurt Dirks
Senior Associate Dean - Programs and Bank of America Professor of Managerial Leadership

Ron King
Director of the Center for Experiential Learning, Senior Associate Dean-Special Projects and Myron Northrop Professor of Accounting

Lee Konczak
Academic Director, Executive MBA Program – St. Louis and Senior Lecturer of Organizational Behavior and Leadership Development

Anjan Thakor
Director of Doctoral Programs and John E. Simon Professor of Finance

Average class profile

Of course, the composition of every Executive MBA class is different. But you can expect class demographics to resemble demographics from Washington University's Executive MBA program in St. Louis and Shanghai. EMBA students’ average age is 38, and their average years of preprogram professional experience is 15.

Brad Beuc | EMBA 2011

“Everyone had individual strengths and perspectives that we could all learn from and continuously improve upon.”

Read Brad's Story