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    make a difference

    "I already find myself contributing from a business perspective to the hospital. I'm able to look at the big picture more to see how things interact and how decisions are made."

    David Dougherty, MD
    Executive MBA Class of 2013

    Watch the day-in-the-life video of Dr. David Dougherty

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    welcome to the program that will change your life

    "There is such a great wealth of knowledge in a Simon EMBA classroom. The time I spent there was an experience I will never forget, and an investment I will never regret."

    Jason Aymerich '10
    President, Software & Print Solutions, Complemar, Rochester, NY

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    leadership practicum

    Understand how effective leadership makes new plans a reality and is integral to future success. The practicum encompasses hands-on professional development as well as exploring issues facing businesses today.

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    business plan experience

    Creating a business strategy in the context of the global economy pushes our candidates beyond what they normally do. Student teams culminate their year-long business plan development by presenting to a panel of experts.

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    return on investment

    You will see returns starting on day one. The Simon Executive MBA program is designed to create immediate impact for leaders in the workplace. Your ability to analyze complex situations will be enhanced, and your courage to make tough judgements will be strengthened.

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    community leaders

    Simon Executive MBA students come from a wide range of different-sized firms. This brings many benefits, from networking with other c-level managers to learning from functional experts in different industries.

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The Simon Executive MBA has been specifically designed to help you, the working professional, no matter what your career objectives may be. It will prepare you for the next phase of your career, help you promote change in your organization, increase your own business performance, or simply help you redefine your personal goals.

You will learn alongside other, equally ambitious participants from a wide range of backgrounds and industries. You will be taught by experienced faculty whose research findings and insights are sought by industry and the media everywhere. And you will see first-hand how business is conducted around the globe. We look forward to hearing from you.

Toughen up.® Because you're ready to reach for new horizons.

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executive mba alumni

Become a part of an alumni network that makes a difference. As one of the longest-standing Executive MBA programs in the world, we have a lot of satisfied customers who have gone on to do great things.

In addition to the global reach of all Simon Business School alumni, the Executive MBA students and alumni provide an incredible network both regionally and globally. With CEOs and Presidents from regional companies such as Paychex, Harris RF, Rich Products, M&T Bank, Five Star Bank, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Welch Allyn, and many many more – you have a regional network that will help you succeed in your continued career growth.

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“The Simon EMBA program helped me make better decisions. I became more confident and more open to using different approaches. Also, learning how to get things done efficiently within a team structure was extremely important for me.”

Diana Nole

Executive MBA '01

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a day in the life of an executive mba student

Dr. David Dougherty shares his perspectives in the following Simon video: A day in the life of an Executive MBA student.

"I already find myself contributing from a business perspective to the hospital. I'm able to look at the big picture more to see how things interact and how decisions are made."

– David Dougherty, MD
Executive MBA '13

The Executive MBA program can transform your career and help you achieve your goals. The education we provide gives you the skills to lead an organization, start your own company, or help your current organization find new areas for growth. But what is it like to be in the program?  How do you manage the other priorities in your life while going through the program?

In the Simon Executive MBA, meet students like Dr. David Dougherty, who chose to pursue an EMBA to expand his reach beyond the examining room. "I got into medicine because I enjoy helping people," he says. "But I quickly realized I needed a business degree to help people on the scale I wanted. This degree allows me to impact large populations of people and how we deliver health care to them."

Class Structure

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Classes will meet every other Saturday, and one Friday per month. Our Blackboard Collaborate technology will allow students to attend the second Saturday online, as needed. As a result, students have the option to attend on campus one weekend per month.

>> Learn more about the hybrid model

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