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Penn State Smeal EMBA Experience

The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA curriculum was developed with a focus on leadership development and in consultation with industry partners. We have designed our curriculum so that you can tackle substantial business challenges and readily apply class content to issues from your own organization.

IN THIS SECTION: Leadership Development | First Year | Second Year | Global Immersion | Executive Homework | Executive Coaching | Services We Provide

Smeal EMBA students build on the basics of business in the first year of the program. This foundation includes courses and experiences focused on Principled Leadership, Strategic Analysis, and Financial Management. During year one you will also begin meeting one-on-one with your executive coach and you will meet with your coach throughout the remainder of the program.

The second year develops a combination of skills across the fundamentals of business that are critical for a senior leader. Year two also includes a Global Immersion experience.