Northern Illinois University

Executive MBA
Northern Illinois University - Executive MBA
Program Strengths

The Executive MBA Program at Northern Illinois University offers the following strengths:

  • Global focus with a mandatory international component
  • Outstanding faculty who are selected based on teaching ability, consulting experience, and commitment to educating professionals
  • Participative learning with a diverse base of students who create a stimulating and challenging learning environment that immediately impacts a student’s career
  • ROI offering incredible value in the Chicago market of AACSB-accredited EMBA Programs
Curriculum Highlights

The Consulting Alliance Experience provides students with a real-world business environment throughout their EMBA Program. In the first year, students work with a non-profit organization to develop solutions to a specific issue. In the second year, students develop financial and marketing plans for a company-in-residence. The culminating experience for students, the capstone project requires students to develop a complete business plan for a company to help it grow profitably.

Leadership Development

Leadership development activities include a leadership course that specifically addresses personal development, including short- and long-term goals. Students can partner with an executive coach who provides career-related coaching, advising, and job search coaching.