University Of Miami Okay’d For Puerto Rico MBA Program

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The University of Miami (Florida) recently received approval from the commonwealth of Puerto Rico to extend its Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) program to the island. The Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education approved the program which is slated to start this October.

Saturday Classes For Students

college studentClasses for the two-year EMBA program will be held on Saturdays which will allow students to remain employed. The university plans on holding classes in the San Juan suburb of Guaynabo.

“We have received a tremendous response from the business community since we announced our intent to offer our Executive MBA program in Puerto Rico,” said Barbara Kahn, dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration. “We look forward to helping professionals enhance their leadership and management skills to advance in their careers and grow Puerto Rico’s economy as we bring our world-class EMBA program to the region.”

What The Miami EMBA Offers

The Miami EMBA program has been crafted to heighten the general business, critical thinking, decision-making and strategic skills of business executives. Emphasis on global management practices, global markets, understanding information, finance, and people, and on leadership development will be given. Faculty who currently teach in Miami will head up the program in Puerto Rico.

The university says that one full scholarship will be offered for each class through the School’s partnership with El Nuevo Dia, whose headquarters will house the Executive MBA classroom. Additional partial scholarships will also be available.

Miami launched its EMBA program in 1973 and it currently ranks at #33 for programs of its type in the Americas. The program is also available in the Bahamas as well as across Florida in Orlando, Tampa, and in Palm Beach County.

Source: University of Miami School of Business Administration

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