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UCLA Anderson Global Executive MBA Program for Asia Pacific

School Data

The Global EMBA for Asia Pacific program is a joint development by UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and the National University of Singapore’s Business School. The program features immersion in the exotic locales of Bangalore, Shanghai, Los Angeles, and Singapore.

The program is structured into six two-week sessions held in all four of the countries listed above. Spanning over 15 months, the program is designed to accommodate the complex and demanding scheduling of actively working senior professionals. The curriculum is oriented towards general management and consists of 16 course modules and a two-part Management Practicum conducted in conjunction with 6 two-week sessions that span a 15-month period.

All participants in the program spend two sessions each at UCLA Anderson in Los Angeles and at the National University of Singapore, as well as one session each in Shanghai and Bangalore.

The program seeks prospective students with a minimum of ten years’ full-time work experience after receiving a bachelor’s degree, a demonstration of leadership qualities from high-level managerial experience, an extensive level of international exposure, and an ability to work well with people from different backgrounds and cultures.

The Latest  Rankings for UCLA Anderson Global Executive MBA 

Poets & QuantsN/A2766
The EconomistN/A3N/AN/AN/A
Financial TimesN/A5554

Source: P&Q analysis

Application Deadlines (Rolling)

The final application deadline for the UCLA Anderson Global EMBA Program for the Asia Pacific is on January 15th 2015, with the program start and finish dates in May 2015 and August 2016, respectively. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to the Asia Pacific Global EMBA program. It’s also crucial for applicants to remember to apply to both UCLA Anderson and the National University Singapore.


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Developed jointly by UCLA Anderson and the National University of Singapore Business School, the Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific Program is an intensive program that allows professionals to earn 2 MBA degrees in 15 months. The program provides students with a global perspective on leadership and management with immersion in both Asian and North American markets, as well deep insights into the ongoing transformation of the world’s global economies through 6 intensive two-week residential sessions in four of the most vibrant and exciting business environment of the world today – USA, Singapore, China and India.


  • Program Length: 15 months
  • Program Structure: 6 sessions I 2 weeks each I Every 3 months
  • Global Learning Environment: Classes held in Los Angeles (2x), Singapore (2x), Shanghai (1x), and Bangalore & Gurgaon (1x)

Student Profile:

  • Average Years of Work Experience: 14.5
  • Management Experience: 8
  • Country of Residence: Asia (64%), US (28%), Australia (2%), Africa (2%), Europe (2%), South Americas (2%)
  • 2 MBA Degrees: UCLA Anderson School of Management & NUS Business School
  • World-Renowned faculty
  • Field Study Program (MP): The Management Practicum is a 6-month consulting project designed to allow GEMBA students an opportunity to “test-drive” the management skills acquired in the program to resolve real-life business dilemmas.

Student Testimonials:

The program provides extensive knowledge and experience in a number of discipline critical to business and management success. The members of the class come from a wide range of countries and backgrounds that make discussions interesting and lively and enhances my way of thinking.

Catherine Derrien (Class of 2015)
Senior QS Manager, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa
Boston Scientific Pte. Ltd., Singapore

The program brings together participants from multiple industries and job functions to engage and share experience. The curriculum and my peers have really helped to formulate my thoughts and provide me with the tools to navigate through the life’s transitions.

Clement Goh (Class of 2015)
Managing Director, South Asia
Equinox Singapore Pte. Ltd, Singapore

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