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Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

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  • Application DeadlineLast date you can apply to the program.
    31 May '22
  • DurationHow long it normally takes to complete the program.
    18 months
  • Fee (USD)Cost of tuition fees for full program

Executive MBA Overview

The Alba Executive MBA is an innovative, premium program, tailored to the needs of senior and upper-level executives with an achievement record, leadership potential and intellectual curiosity.

The Program is designed to provide a forum where executives interact with world-class professors and talented colleagues, in order to fuel their career, broaden their perspective, and help them grow as leaders of organizational renewal in the era of Digital Transformation.

Program highlights

Strategic and Digital Transformation perspective: The Program has a modular structure that evolves around five Strategy themes senior executives need to master in order to fuel value creation in their firm: Big Picture Challenges, Business Fundamentals, Development of Personal and Organization Capabilities and, finally, Renewing the Business. All 5 themes contain courses that engage with Digital Transformation from a strategic point of view.

Unparalleled depth in Leadership and Innovation: While leadership courses are mushrooming, the unique feature of our EMBA is a program-long combination of coaching, 360-degree assessments and team activities, aimed to help you foster your own authentic leadership approach. At the same time, our EMBA features an unusually holistic innovation view which spans technology-based, marketing-driven, process-based, and business model innovation.

Efficient and convenient: Our modular format runs in 36 weekends, twice a month over 20 months (with long breaks). Modules feature a variety of teaching methods including interactive, case-based discussions, cutting-edge academic knowledge, and in-class exercises. Actionable learning takes off with take-home assignments (and not exams) to help you embed the new knowledge in your business.

World-class professors: With our undisputed track record in executive education, you will experience Alba’s senior faculty’s stellar class performance and top-notch expertise. Having won the respect of academia abroad, we are also able to attract top business thinkers from leading schools such as Wharton, Harvard, LBS, INSEAD, IMD, SDA Bocconi, Duke, Darden etc., with a goal to spark your intellect and ignite your curiosity.

Harness a network of accomplished peers:  Our professors are not the only source of learning. You learn from the experience of peers who have work experience of at least 10 years of which 3 to 5 years of solid management experience (i.e., managing people and/or projects) and share a passion to grow and potential to succeed.

Applicants Profile
•Senior executives who either lead their companies or are about to assume leadership of their company •Senior functional leaders who are transitioning into general management responsibilities •Leaders of fast-growing family businesses

Program Curriculum

The curriculum has been designed to provide participants with the business acumen and the skills and competencies needed to enhance their leadership development. It includes a portfolio of courses and seminars that orchestrate case studies, discussions, simulations, in-class assignments and lectures by world-class professors. 

Adjusting to contemporary needs, the Executive MBA has incorporated digital transformation and disruption to a great number of courses, in order to prepare senior managers for the next level of leadership in the digital era.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to get into the Executive MBA?

As the EMBA’s credo is “challenge your thinking, lead for growth and renewal”, we assess candidates with the following criteria:

  • Formal criteria: Degree * and management experience
  • Past accomplishments
  •  Academic Curiosity

Exceptional cases, where no bachelor's degree exists, but is complimented by substantial senior management experience and professional achievements, will be seriously considered.

How can I finance my studies ?

Our EMBA is a program for the elite 1-2% of your organization selected in your senior talent development or successionplanning program.

Almost 65% of current students are funded by their companies, 10% by their family business and the rest self-fund their studies