The Fisher core courses are designed to provide you with the fundamentals of business and to help you develop the managerial thinking skills you will need to become a source of competitive advantage for your firm.
In addition to the core curriculum, each cohort selects the five elective courses to complete the program.
Module 1 - January - March
Strategy Formulation and Implementation
Examines the nature of corporate strategy, development of a conceptual framework for understanding competition in industries and factors that shape competitive success or failure.
Overviews the foundations of human behavior in organizations. Topics include group and teamwork effectiveness, managing performance, power and influence, leadership, conflict management, and organizational culture.
Applies microeconomic and econometrics theories to analyze the firm’s immediate economic environment, including industry demand and rivalry, and the firm’s production and cost functions.
Module 2 - April - June
Introduces descriptive statistics, statistical inference, and regression. Major emphasis is placed on achieving an application-oriented understanding of data analysis tools and techniques.
Accounting for Decision-Making
Examines fundamental accounting concepts and techniques that are employed by entities to facilitate planning, performance evaluation, and control.
Focuses on the interrelated elements of the marketing mix, its relationship with the other functional areas of management and marketing responses to consumers and to the external environment.
Module 3 - July - September
Deals with important managerial decisions, such as project selection and financing, starting with the fundamental concepts of valuation and risk return.
Considers strategic issues in managing operations as a means for competing in global markets, analyzes processes, capacity, quality, and improvement policies in both service and manufacturing settings.
Emerging Markets: Integrates a diverse body of knowledge to address the issues faced by the multinational firm. (This course meets in July, August and concludes in November after the international experience abroad).
International Trip - October (tentative)
As a part of the Multinational Business Administration course, students participate in a global immersion experience, by visiting organizations abroad to gain first-hand knowledge of operations in the global marketplace.
Module 4 - November - December
Professional Development: Your Leadership Legacy
A practical review of the drivers of success in executive leadership roles, with a heavy emphasis on individual assessment, personal development, and career goals. (This course meets once in September and concludes in Module 4)
Each cohort takes five elective courses to complete the EMBA curriculum. The courses are carefully chosen by EMBA faculty members based on students' interests. During this module, the cohort takes its first two elective courses.
Module 5 - January - March
The EMBA curriculum concludes with three additional elective course.