New 18-month Executive MBA program meets once a month at Washington University in St. Louis; overnight lodging and meals included in tuition

A new residential Executive MBA program is beginning next September at the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Classes will meet just once a month from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on a Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the business school’s Charles F. Knight Executive Education Center. The program grants a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Washington University in only 18 months.

The new Executive MBA program is geared to executives with seven or more years of managerial level experience. The program also includes two one-week on-campus residencies and a strong international component with a required two-week residency in China and an optional London summer program.

“The new Washington University EMBA program design reflects the needs of busy managers with significant responsibilities ú senior, seasoned executives from a diverse group of industries,” says Doris Drewry, Director of Executive MBA Admissions at the Olin School of Business. “A Washington University MBA offers experienced executives the kind of rigorous and challenging academic program they expect and outstanding professional and personal development opportunities.”

Executives beginning the new program in September will complete their Washington University MBA in Spring 2005. The total program cost, including overnight lodging and meals at the Charles F. Knight Executive Education Center, is $84,500. The Knight Center is a complete hotel and on-site executive learning environment, boasting 66 deluxe hotel rooms, world-class dining, six high-tech large classrooms, 28 small-group meeting rooms, a fitness center, and the EMBA Pub, where students can relax and socialize after classes.

New courses in the Top 20 EMBA program curriculum include a “Senior Executives Forum” and “Leading the Responsible Organization.” For more information, call Olin EMBA admissions at (314) 935-4572.