The Yale School of Management will expand and strengthen the Master of Advanced Management program by opening it to more global students and instituting additional admissions criteria. The MAM welcomes top MBA graduates from around the world for a year of leadership study at Yale. It was founded in 2012 and was originally open only to students from schools in the Global Network for Advanced Management. This year, for the first time, Yale will consider applications from students in other top MBA programs.
To date, the MAM program has welcomed 544 students from 71 different countries. The curriculum is centered around a required course called Global Leadership, which is designed to foster students’ ability to think holistically about global trends and the role of business in solving social problems. Eighty percent of the curriculum is electives, taken both within Yale SOM and across the university, enabling students to tailor their experience around broad areas of interest or deep technical expertise. Graduates of the program have gone on to secure full-time positions at Amazon, Apple, Bain & Co., Capital One, Google, IBM, McKinsey & Company, Novartis, and the United Nations.
Also starting this year, in order to ensure a competitive cohort and consistent admissions standards across Yale SOM’s program portfolio, the school will require all applicants to the MAM program to take either the GMAT or GRE exam.
Camino de Paz, the school’s assistant dean of global network programs, said that the changes to the MAM program will make it even stronger: “The MAM program has been one of the key contributors to Yale SOM’s expanding global footprint. Over nearly ten years, MAM students have contributed distinctive global perspectives to the classroom experience and extended the school’s alumni network into new regions and new companies. The changes we are making now will do even more to spread the school’s mission of educating leaders for business and society around the world.”
The MAM program will be open to applications from all graduates of international MBA programs starting with the third round of admission, which closes on April 12, 2022.