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How to Measure an Executive MBA’s ROI: Video

By Tim Dhoul

Updated June 6, 2016 Updated June 6, 2016

ROI (return on investment) is a crucial barometer for any prospective student weighing up postgraduate business education options – not least when it comes to the executive MBA program format, aimed at professionals who already possess high levels of experience.

Terry Akitt, executive MBA program manager at IMD Lausanne, believes that it can be difficult to quantify the qualification’s ROI precisely, particularly once you get past a short-term assessment. Can one even put a price on the type of professional, and personal, development that an executive MBA program seeks to deliver? Do we need to consider EMBA ROI from both an individual's viewpoint as well as that of the company they work for?

Drawing from examples in her position at IMD Lausanne, Akitt outlines her thoughts on EMBA ROI in the video below.

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This article was originally published in March 2015 . It was last updated in June 2016

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Tim is a writer with a background in consumer journalism and charity communications. He trained as a journalist in the UK and holds degrees in history (BA) and Latin American studies (MA).

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