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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

William Bottom
Joyce and Howard Wood Distinguished Professor of Organizational Behavior

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

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 inaugural class in Mumbai.

  • Participants have, on average, 16 years of professional experience, with 11 years of management experience
  • 11 industries represented — both Indian and multinational companies
  • More than 40 percent are executives at the senior vice president level and higher
  • More than half of the class is traveling from outside of the Mumbai area

Brad Beuc | EMBA 2011

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

Read Brad's Story