Academics Overview

IIT Bombay-Washington University Executive MBA program offers an academically comprehensive and rigorous Executive MBA program. The curriculum combines management practice, business fundamentals, and forward-looking strategies. The goal is to help you become a more competent, confident, and intuitive decision maker and problem solver. To help understand the program, below is a brief overview of the program structure and policies, with more details throughout the website (read more about Academics).

The program length is 18 months. Courses are held four days per month, from Thursday morning through Sunday evening. Participants will complete approximately 17 courses in Mumbai. Participants will also spend two weeks at Washington University in St. Louis completing additional coursework and visiting American companies (subject to participant being granted U.S. visa). View the EMBA Mumbai program calendar (PDF).

The curriculum addresses business fundamentals, leadership, strategic management themes, growth, and innovation. The program includes real-time applications you use to enhance your personal and professional development and to drive results for your organization. Visit the curriculum page to learn more.

Courses will include assignments such as case analysis summaries, brief papers on specific topics relevant to the course, and more significant term papers. Student evaluation is based on individual and team performance. Participation in class discussions is also an element of individual student evaluation by faculty. At the team level, assignments include projects, simulations and in-class presentations. Because a significant amount of learning happens in class, attendance is an essential part of the program.

Any matter or dispute pertaining to the Executive MBA program will be handled through an established process with the ultimate responsibility of the EMBA Program residing at the Director, IIT Bombay and the Chancellor, Washington University. Their decision shall be final. Disputes, if any, shall be subject to exclusive jurisdiction of courts in Mumbai (India).

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