The Executive MBA program, which started in February 2000, was the first to be offered in Lebanon and the Middle East. Since then, dozens of executives have graduated from the program and currently hold top management positions in several institutions.
The Executive MBA program allows professionals to earn quality executive training and education while holding senior positions in their respective organizations.
The program is developed to enhance students’ managerial as well as leadership skills, and it offers courses and seminars in all areas of business at flexible times to suit students’ busy lifestyle. All courses are offered during the weekend.
The program is very rich in the diversity of its student body. Executive MBA students with different backgrounds join the program: they hold degrees in engineering, pharmacy, law, business and other areas. This diversity will cultivate students and allow exposure by sharing experience with their colleagues.
Joining the Executive MBA at LAU will give you the privilege of enrolling in a rewarding endeavor. You will be taught and trained by a team of highly experienced faculty and professionals with significant experience. The faculty will teach and expose you to the latest theoretical and practical management techniques to be applied on the job managerial situations.
Program Objective and Philosophy
Executive training at the Lebanese American University is built on the philosophy that learning is a continuous process throughout individuals’ careers. The purpose of the EMBA is to allow experienced professionals in Lebanon and the Middle East to combine a full-time career with an executive education, culminating in an academic degree. A wide range of course offerings allows students to develop expertise in several areas of business, namely accounting, banking and finance, economics, statistics, management and marketing.
Such diversity aims at providing students from various academic backgrounds with the ability to comprehend the latest theories and applications in all aspects of business, and to apply the acquired course material to real-life managerial situations.