MBA (Executive Option)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)Offered by:
John Molson School of Business
Why pursue an MBA (Executive Option)?
The John Molson Executive MBA produces leaders who flourish in times of ambiguity and fast-paced change. Quebec’s first Executive MBA, our program is rooted in real-world experience, with a focus on business fundamentals, innovation, global integration and leading change for the future. The program covers fundamental contemporary business concepts and is divided into four thematic terms. Each term is capped by an integrative course applying the learned knowledge in a real-life context.
Collaborate with faculty members who are carefully selected based on their in-depth subject knowledge, proven teaching and facilitation skills and hands-on familiarity with the “real life” business world. They are able to draw on both their strong academic backgrounds and their extensive business experience to give our students the well-rounded understanding of business that will be required of tomorrow’s executives.
- Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional, managerial or entrepreneurial work experience;
- Support commitment by employer;
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualifications. Applications from candidates with extensive work experience without a bachelor/baccalaureate degree may be considered;
- Satisfactory result on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). However, this requirement may be waived for candidates with strong academic credentials;
- Minimum of two letters of reference from work-related or academic sources;
- Statement of purpose;
- Successful interview with the Admission Committee.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 46 credits.
EMBA 610 - Measuring and Reporting Financial Performance (3 credits)
EMBA 611 - Managing Talent (3 credits)
EMBA 612 - Marketing Management (3 credits)
EMBA 613 - Capital Markets and Financial Management (3 credits)
EMBA 620 - Value Creation through Business Processes (3 credits)
EMBA 621 - Information Technology and Digital Strategy (3 credits)
EMBA 622 - Business, Government and the Economy (1.5 credits)
EMBA 623 - Managing in a Global Environment (3 credits)
EMBA 630 - Financial Decisions under Uncertainty (3 credits)
EMBA 631 - Management Control Systems (3 credits)
EMBA 632 - Creativity and Innovation (1.5 credits)
EMBA 640 - Leadership (3 credits)
EMBA 641 - Corporate Governance (1.5 credits)
EMBA 642 - Crafting and Implementing a Winning Strategy (3 credits)
EMBA 615 - Live JMSB Experience (1 credit)
EMBA 625 - Global Experience (1 credit)
EMBA 635 - Starting a New Venture (3 credits)
EMBA 646 - Applied Field Project (3.5 credits)
The Executive Coaching module is structured to focus on a student’s need for leadership and professional development.
The Healthy Executive:
The Healthy Executive module is an integrated set of lectures and activities in health, nutrition, and exercise aimed at enabling students to better manage the executive lifestyle.
JMSB Executives Connect Series:
The JMSB Executives Connect Series aims to expose students to leaders and experts who are shaping the business world today.
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The four-term program is completed over a 20-month period (owing to breaks between semesters, actual classroom time occurs in only 15 of those months). An international study trip takes place in May, at the end of the second term.
Classes are held one day per week, on alternate Fridays and Saturdays.
Learn more about the program and structure.
Our faculty members are handpicked based on their proven teaching and facilitation skills. They represent the top minds from a variety of industries and disciplines, and dedicate time beyond their normal teaching commitments to educate our cohort. Their areas of expertise include:
- aviation and aerospace industry
- business communications
- capital structure
- eating behaviour
- international strategy
- labour market transitions
- performance indicators
- ring theory
- supply chain planning and control
Profit from our dedicated facilities housed on the 10th floor of the John Molson Building. In addition to study and meeting rooms, there is an office adapted for PERFORM Centre staff taking part in the Healthy Executive module, a small lounge where students can meet with professional coaches involved in the LEAD Executive Coaching module and a private dining room where we serve meals included with the program.
The building was awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) silver level certification by the Canada Green Building Council.
Founded on the principles of John Molson as an entrepreneur, our program offers a rigorous curriculum that incorporates the latest research in healthy living. Our program’s structure and supplemental features are designed for you to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
You will undertake your studies as part of a cohort. The resulting team dynamic will not only help you develop your interpersonal skills and group decision-making abilities, but you will also create a network of international, high-achieving professionals that will extend far beyond your graduation. The size of your network will also increase thanks to 900 alumni working around the globe.
Your employer will immediately gain from your expanded understanding of fundamental business functions. Potential benefits include your increased capacity to contribute to corporate success, the development of your analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to apply gained knowledge to your work instantly.