Executive MBA in Strategic Management and Leadership
The Executive MBA program of IBS «Strategic Management and Leadership» historically is the first program in Russia for business owners and senior executives. Launched in 2001 it incorporated the vast experience of IBS in the field of long-term educational programs and is a unique product, aimed at the Russian business elite.
The program is delivered by the Institute of Business Studies of RANEPA - the oldest Russian business school. IBS is recognized by the Russian business community and is well known worldwide for the high quality of its programs, that have national and international accreditations.
Eligibility criteria, that applicants to the program have to meet:
- A higher education degree;
- Management experience of at least 5 years;
- Strong motivation to study.
- The first Russian program for executives (launched in 2001).
- Accreditations: AMBA (international), NACBME.
- No 11 in Easter Europe according to the Eduniversal international ranking.
- Competitive selection of candidates and strict eligibility criteria ensure same-level participants in study groups.
- Over 1300 participants admitted to the program and over 950 graduates
- The faculty team comprising the best Russian and leading international professors.
- The faculty team comprises academic faculty, that are constantly involved in consulting, as well as business consultants and practitioners, prominent businesspeople and public figures.
- Well and logically designed program structure, consisting of 5 blocks, covering all aspects of business operations and a manager’s activity.
- In-built specialization in strategic management and leadership.
- The program addresses current business trends, taps into the practical management experience of its participants and incorporates it into the learning process.
- An international study module in IMD business school, Lausanne, Switzerland.
- The program’s duration is 21 months with a convenient format of delivery: classes on week-ends.
Our graduates are capable of using theoretical concepts of management for analyzing existing business models and if necessary suggesting changes to the model.
Our graduates have well developed communication skills and are capable of presenting new ideas and projects both orally and in writing.
- Ethics and Social Responsibility
Our graduates are creating their own business projects taking into account not only economic, but also ethical, social and environmental aspects of business development and are capable of assessing them.
- Creative and Analytical Thinking
Our graduates are capable of critical analysis of business development issues and generating innovative solutions for identified issues.
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For IBS graduates and students
The teaching methods used at the program imply the development of creativity and skills of independent management research and decision-making.
Duration: 21 months
Executive MBA does not provide participants with ready-made solutions for their problems. It teaches participants to ask questions. There are no right or wrong questions. Intellectual curiosity helps find new approaches and management solutions, generate new development scenarios, and by following them to change oneself and one’s environment, be ready to face challenges in life and at work, in any profession, industry, company or country.
Executive MBA program is specifically designed for senior executives, business owners and co-owners, general directors, heads of departments and company branches, strategic decision-makers.
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