The Vanderbilt Americas MBA for Executives, our Global Executive MBA offering, is a 21-month program designed for working professionals with global executive responsibilities or those aspiring to take on cross-border assignments in their next role. Our international degree program offers core Executive MBA business courses on alternating Saturdays in Nashville during Year One, then switches in Year Two to four 10-day international immersion residencies in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the U.S. You might be asking, “How is this program different from an international MBA?” Our Global Executive MBA offering not only prepares experienced executives for doing business internationally, but it also focuses on leadership development, gives you a real global team experience and grants you access to top global Executive MBA program faculty across the Americas region. Read more in the Americas Advantage.
Senior Commerical Sourcing Manager, Mars Petcare
Since her employer, Mars
Petcare, is transitioning itself into a global food company, Patti Phan wanted
an MBA focused on skills for global business. Her choice of Vanderbilt paid
dividends even while she was still in the program. Applying skills she had
learned, Patti developed a new global sourcing strategy that resulted in $30
million in savings for Mars. “My company,” she says, “has seen me develop as a
Director, Fabric Development, Fruit of the Loom
Halfway through the AMBA
program, Jorgé Mejia received a challenge at work: Find a productive use for
textile waste from Fruit of the Loom’s factory. He devised a strategy for
selling recycled textile waste for us in the construction, automotive and
health care industries. His project was successful, he says, only because of
knowledge and skills he gained at Vanderbilt.
Richard L. Daft
Professor of Management, Emeritus and Principal Senior Lecturer
A noted expert in organization behavior and organization design, Richard Daft is among the most highly cited academics in the fields of economics and business.
Leadership Development Program
The Vanderbilt Americas MBA for Executives, our Global Executive MBA offering, includes leadership and professional development designed to prepare you to not only manage, but also lead.