Welcome to the Smeal College of Business at Penn State

Penn State Smeal

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EXECUTIVE MBA

PHILADELPHIA
Sharpen your capabilities to lead in a complex global economy.

PENN STATE SMEAL EMBA

STILL TIME FOR 2016

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Start Your Application Today

And this August you could be enrolled in the
Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program in Philadelphia

A UNIQUE EMBA EXPERIENCE

Build your path to the career you want as part of the Penn State Smeal Executive MBA in Philadelphia. Alongside other driven students and top-ranked faculty, develop the knowledge and skills to thrive.

PERSONALIZED
DEVELOPMENT

Sharpen your capabilities to lead more effectively and think more strategically.

IN FOCUS:

Maximize Your
Potential

1 on 1

Executive Coaching Drives Growth

TARGETED
CURRICULUM

Strengthen your fundamentals
and immediately apply what
you're learning.

IN FOCUS:

Unparalleled Faculty Access

Top 20

For Research Productivity Globally

POWERFUL
NETWORK

Connect to accomplished peers and the nation's largest alumni community.

IN FOCUS:

Open Doors Wherever You Go

640K+

Penn State Alumni Worldwide

A FIT FOR YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE

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The Penn State Smeal EMBA experience officially begins in late August and spans 21 consecutive months until May, with typical class weekends at the Chubb Conference Center in Lafayette Hill.

Half Day
Friday
Full-Day
Saturday
Twice
Monthly

Our program is designed to minimize your time away from work and family and
maximize the ROI of your educational investment

"The Smeal EMBA Program has enabled me to be a better business leader for my company. Now, when I sit at the boardroom table, I not only provide my functional expertise, but I am more confident in my ability to contribute to the broader business conversation."

Carol Montandon, 2013 Graduate

Worldwide VP, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Johnson & Johnson)

AN EMBA TO MEET THE NEEDS OF BUSINESS

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The Penn State Smeal EMBA prepares you to address substantial business challenges and readily apply class content to issues from your own organization. The foundation of the curriculum focuses on three key areas.

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PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP

Develop and communicate a sound strategic vision to lead to teams and entire organizations.

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STRATEGIC ANALYSIS

Deploy effective strategies within specific functions and across the firm.

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Harness resources to fund operations and increase corporate value.

OUR HOME IN PHILADELPHIA

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The recently renamed Chubb Conference Center and Hotel is the perfect location to focus on your personal development. Located in the Philadelphia suburb of Lafayette Hill, the facility includes dedicated Penn State Smeal EMBA class and team breakout rooms, a fully equipped business center, spacious overnight accommodations, and award-winning cuisine.

ACCESSIBLE FROM ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC

Students from throughout the region annually enroll in the Penn State Smeal EMBA Program, which has been part of the Philadelphia business community for more than a decade.

SUPPORTED BY TOP FACULTY

Top professors from Penn State's University Park campus teach in the Smeal EMBA Program. They are award winning teachers, authors, and consultants. They rank among the top 20 in the world for academic excellence.

Professors like Donald Hambrick, a recognized expert in top leadership, have extensive experience working with executive-level students. Other leading faculty include:

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Keith Crocker

Former economist at the Federal Trade Commission and an expert witness in cases involving antitrust and insurance concerns.

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Terry Harrison

Part of the nation's top supply chain program with expertise spanning supply chain modeling to large-scale production and distribution systems.

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Barbara Gray

Trained mediator who consults with organizations about conflict and collaboration and the author of three books and more than 70 articles.

PENN STATE SMEAL EMBA

TAKE YOUR NEXT STEP

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