Curriculum

Curriculum

A broad understanding of management. A deep knowledge of your industry.

Across sectors, managers face escalating complexity. You must cope with relentless cost pressure today while investing in innovation for the future. Understanding rapidly shifting regulatory environments is increasingly part of the job description—and a key factor in your success.

To make good decisions, you need to identify the stakeholders involved, understand their varied points of view, and formulate solutions based on rigorous analysis, creativity, and sound values.

The Yale MBA curriculum is designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and mindset you need to lead in complex, fast-moving environments.

Team Teaching

In the Yale SOM classroom, faculty from multiple disciplines often teach together, enabling students to make crucial connections among knowledge domains.

Raw Cases

The unique Yale SOM "raw" online case format captures the complexity of real decision making by presenting leadership questions with of all their challenges and ambiguities.

Multiple Perspectives

The Yale MBA for Executives core curriculum is built around a series of stakeholder perspectives, including Customer, Innovator, Employee, Competitor, and State & Society, that provide you with a comprehensive view of how modern organizations actually work.


Areas of Focus

The Yale MBA for Executives program draws on the expertise and knowledge of thought leaders from across Yale to enable you to move ahead in your field. Apply what you have learned in the core by exploring challenges and opportunities in asset management, healthcare, or sustainability.


Leadership Development

Study with experts on leadership, team and organizational dynamics, and influence patterns. Get professional and peer coaching to help you reflect on what those leadership lessons mean for you. And apply what you learn on the job to become a better leader.


Subject Expertise

The foundation of a great university is the deep expertise of its faculty, developed through their continual quest for new knowledge. Yale faculty are passionate researchers and thought leaders, and they bring this expertise to the classroom, creating a rigorous and dynamic learning experience.


From the Blog

Getting Connected at UCD #GNW2013

Our goal for the immersion program was to both understand and devise strategies in the expanding digital marketplace. The faculty at UCD offered unique insights related to the era of big data and covered a variety of interesting topics. As an added bonus, executives from local tech companies like CONNECT 360, Ezetop, and Communicorp willingly offered their stories.

Global Reach

Through the Global Network for Advanced Management, an alliance of 25 top business schools from around the world that was founded by Yale SOM, you’ll have the opportunity to enroll in optional week-long modules offered around the world, as well as work with top MBA students from other schools in innovative, project-focused online courses. This is one example of how Yale SOM’s distinctively global outlook can help you gain a view to every corner of the world.