Global Leadership Executive MBA
The Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) program at UT Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management is a hybrid program – balancing classroom time with 70% online learning for students that cannot commit to being on campus every other weekend in the traditional Executive MBA (EMBA) program.
GLEMBA begins each Fall and is earned over five semesters. Students attend a week long retreat on the UT Dallas campus at the beginning of semesters one, two and four. At the beginning of the third semester, students attend an international retreat (most likely in Europe) to kick of the global track of the program. At the retreats, students meet each professor and have networking opportunities with their fellow classmates. The remainder of each semester is completed online, with what we term as, the next generation of online learning. GLEMBA courses are highly interactive – professors are required to hold live web conferences throughout the course to ensure that concepts and applications are understood by each student.
There is no retreat in the fifth semester – instead, students attend the international study tour, visiting business and government executives of large international organizations. Students work one-on-one with an executive coach to develop their soft skills such as strategic self-awareness, executive presence, social intelligence, political intelligence and social networking. All executive coaches are all ICF-certified. Expand your global network and connect with our 1,200 alumni representing 65 countries. The Jindal School of Management has over 30,000 alumni with nearly 18,000 alumni in the DFW area.GLEMBA Class of 2019 Schedule
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Global Leadership Executive MBA
The world has never been smaller than it is today as globalization impacts our ability to increase productivity, efficiency, effectiveness and profitability. The Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) program develops students’ critical thinking for a globalized market for today and tomorrow.
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The Global Leadership Executive MBA curriculum is designed for the functional manager who is looking to accelerate his or her career by gaining a broader international business perspective. The program is 21 months over five semesters, and it begins with a retreat at the beginning of the first four semesters.
Students will begin by learning the foundations of business in the first two semesters. The third semester begins with an international retreat to kick off the global track. Students learn to conduct due diligence prior to entering a new geographic market. The fourth semester is about entering and operating in new regional markets, and the fifth semester focuses on leading and executing in regional markets culminating with the international study tour.
The Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) degree is earned by completing the following courses.
- ACCT 6201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
- ACCT 6202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
- BPS 6310 Strategic Management
- FIN 6301 Financial Management
- IMS 6204 Global Business
- MECO 6303 Business Economics
- MIS 6304 Information Technology for Management
- MKT 6301 Marketing Management
- OB 6301 Organizational Behaviour
- OPRE 6301 Quantitative Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty in Business
- OPRE 6302 Operations Management
- ENTP 6352 International Business Plan
- FIN 6366 International Financial Management
- IMS 6213 Global Politics in Business
- FIN 6252 Global Mergers and Acquisitions
- IMS 6253 Cross-Cultural Management
- OB 6340 Global Leadership
- IMS 6351 Executive International Study Trip – EMBA
- IMS 6354 Global Marketing
- OB 6152 Executive Coaching
- OPRE 6250 Global Supply Chain Management
Below is a snapshot of the GLEMBA program for the Class of 2019. The numbers in parentheses represent semester credit hours. View the GLEMBA Class of 2019 schedule.
The Naveen Jindal School of Management reserves the right to change any of the above courses, structure or cost of the program at any time, as needed.
The Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) program at The University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) offers you the best value per credit hour in the north Texas region. At 53 credit hours, our program is the most robust executive MBA in the region.
The tuition for the UTD GLEMBA program for the Class of 2019 is $78,000. Tuition is payable in five equal installments of $15,600 before the start of each semester.
Early Admissions Discounts
If accepted to the EMBA program prior to December 16, 2016, the program tuition is discounted $8,000 to $70,000.
Call 972-883-4600 to learn about our early admissions discounts.
Financial Aid Information
Global Leadership Executive MBA students needing financial assistance may apply for long-term student loans. More information is available via the UT Dallas Financial Aid Office or by contacting the Executive Education Financial Services Manager, Paula Baxter at 972-883-4114.
Program amenities for the UTD GLEMBA program include:
Class materials include textbooks, software licenses, business cases and access to web and video conferencing systems. Students are also provided with on-campus parking on all class days during retreats.
Note: Students are expected to possess a personal computer with administrator access throughout the duration of the program. Students are expected to have a wireless-enabled laptop computer with a webcam and microphone for course activities and should be able to produce, send, and receive documents that are compatible with Microsoft Office. Students must be able to download course related software such as Tableau.
To keep you fueled on class days during retreats, student are provided breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day.
To refine your executive soft skills including strategic self-awareness, social and political intelligence and executive presence, you will work with an executive coach during program. Our executive coaches have been carefully selected by Dr. Robert Hicks, director of the Organizational Behavior and Coaching Program at The University of Texas at Dallas. All coaches are ICF (International Coaching Federation) certified.
As part of the “Executive International Study Trip – GLEMBA”, hotel accommodations are provided in a 4 or 5 star hotel with single room occupancy and ground transportation within countries. Also included is the airfare between cities in/between country, the welcome reception, farewell dinner, breakfasts, lunches, and hotel Wi-Fi.
Note: Students are required to pay for personal visas and their international flights to and from the international study tour location. This gives students the flexibility to use their frequent flyer miles and to travel independently before or after the trip.
The Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) program at The University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) offers two international trips: the international retreat in the third semester and the international study tour in the final semester.
The international retreat will be at a university in a location other than the international study tour—most likely in Europe. While the international study tour emphasizes company visits, the international retreat will emphasize international academics. Students have the opportunity to meet and study with other Executive MBA students. Recent international retreats have been to:
- Class of 2018: Munich, Germany
- Class of 2017: UPF Barcelona School of Management, Spain
- Class of 2016: SKEMA School of Business in Lille, France
International Study Tour
The international study tour provides Global Leadership Executive MBA students the opportunity to meet with business and government executives and educators to better understand the dynamic global business environment and culture of two different cities, often in two separate countries. Recent study tours have been to:
- Class of 2017: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Seoul, South Korea
- Class of 2016: Delhi and Bangalore, India
- Class of GL16: Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Students will need to provide personal visas and their own airfare to and from the international study tour location. This gives students the flexibility to use their frequent flyer miles and to travel independently before or after the trip.
GLEMBA Class of 2018
|Class Statistics||Percentage or Number|
|Average Work Experience||17 years|
|Gender||Female: 17%; Male: 83%|
|Ethnicity||Asian: 18%; Black or African American: 27%; Other: 9%; White: 46%|
|Country of Origin||Brazil: 9%; India: 9%; USA: 82%|