South Bend Executive MBA
The Notre Dame Executive MBA program in South Bend delivers an extraordinary business education experience.
Our concise, 21-month program is ranked 15th internationally by the The Economist and 27th by Businessweek in
recent surveys of the world’s top Executive MBA programs. The Thursday
through Saturday, once-a-month schedule allows our executive students to
meet all of the demands placed on them: continual performance in their
careers, family and personal responsibilities and their new individual
dedication to grow themselves through the program.
The Notre Dame Executive MBA begins with our signature leadership program, Executive Integral Leadership
(EIL), developing your capacity to consider challenges and
opportunities from a values-based approach. We build on that foundation
through our Strategic Thinking
course to develop an executive's perspective in our graduates. This
approach brings the functional courses to life, teaching you how to
evaluate information and make decisions with an executive’s perspective.
Our faculty members enjoy teaching in our program because they
appreciate engaging students who are working on the front lines of
business – they create a classroom dialogue where their knowledge and
experiences mingle with those of our students, creating a dynamic
The students come from a variety of industries across the country. In
addition to our four-state region—Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and
Indiana—students join us from across the US, Mexico and Canada. The
diversity of perspectives enhances the classroom experience.
Several other signature components distinguish the Notre Dame Executive MBA program, including:
- International Immersion:
A one-week International Immersion provides a capstone to your first
year studies, providing action-based learning working on a strategic
business issue in an international setting.
- Customized Studies:
Electives Week, and your choice of International Project, provides an
opportunity for each student to tailor their educational experience
across a number of current business topics.
- The Notre Dame Family: Notre Dame’s worldwide network offers unparalleled career and personal support to graduates of all programs.