So you’ve climbed the corporate ladder for the last 10 years and you finally see yourself as the successful businessperson you always wanted to be. The problem is you still have this nagging feeling that this isn’t it for you. You’re convinced that you can reach an even higher level at your firm of you just work a little harder. You’re right. Further advancement is just one reason seasoned professionals make the decision to earn an executive MBA (EMBA).
In a U.S. News Education article titled “3 Kinds of Professionals Who Can Benefit From an EMBA,” reporter Delece Smith-Barrow writes, “while an MBA often appeals to people wanting to switch industries, an executive MBA can attract those who simply want to switch offices. Graduating from middle manager to a C-suite position – such as CEO or COO – within their current company is a common goal among EMBA students, experts say.” Before we talk about some of the most elite EMBA programs to consider, let’s take a quick look at how they work.