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Global Executive MBA

+ 5 years
Part time
October 2017
21 months (8 modules, 40 days)

The Global Executive MBA of EADA and HHL prepares you to work in a highly competitive, globalized business environment. It guides you to a level of self-knowledge that is indispensable to successfully initiating your management development process.

You gain management skills that accelerate your professional and personal development and benefit from a learning environment that crosses continents while acquiring the skills and knowledge to lead across cultures.

The program is very personalized and works with small groups, so that the focus is always on you. With this Global Executive MBA, you will develop the leader in you and prepare yourself for the challenges ahead.

After the program, you will join our prestigious international alumni community. Why don’t you join us today?


Program Length

21 months
8 residential weeks within 3 calendar years
40 days out of office
Start date: October 2017
Finish date: June 2019

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Small, interactive classes

Special focus on the personal development – develop the leader in YOU.


A truly global experience

Exposure to three continents and five countries, internationally renowned faculty and classmates with heterogeneous profiles.


A perfectly structured format

Only 40 days out of office and great networking opportunities.


Immediate return on investment

“Learning by Doing” methodology, encouraging direct implementation in the workplace and guaranteeing a tangible impact on your career.


Support by expert executive coaches

One-of-a-kind leadership training using the innovative NeuroTraining Lab throughout the program. The laboratory is a unique experience that combines multidimensional measures to analyze the social behavior and examine the internal reactions of the participants by recording audio, video, biometric measurements and neurophysiological indicators.

Message from the programme directors

Welcome to EADA and HHL’s joint Global Executive MBA program. With more than 175 years of combined experience in management education, two of the leading business schools in Europe offer you a program integrating German and Spanish perspectives with an emphasis on emerging markets.

The program is personalised with work in small groups, so that the focus is always on you. With this Global Executive MBA, you will develop the leader in you and prepare yourself for the challenges ahead. After the program, you will become part of our prestigious international alumni community.

We look forward to welcoming you into our next class!


Marjolein Overmars

Global Executive MBA Co-Director, EADA Business School


Frank Hoffmann

Global Executive MBA Co-Director, HHL


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Programme Structure





Managing Technology and Processes


  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance
  • Doing Business in Brazil

Managing Investors in a Globalized World


  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Doing Business in India

Managing Sustainable Growth


  • Geopolitics
  • Knowledge Management
  • Doing Business in China

Business School São Paulo – São Paulo

The Business School São Paulo (BSP) was founded in 1996. In 2011, BSP was chosen as one of the best Latin American schools by America Economia. The school was also ranked as the first business school in Brazil and the third in Latin America, according to the QS TOP MBA Ranking in 2010. Accredited by ANAMBA.

Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta

The vision of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) is to emerge as an international center of excellence in all facets of a management education rooted in Indian ethos and societal values. Over the past four decades, IIM Calcutta has blossomed into one of Asia’s finest business schools. Today, it attracts the best talent in India – a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The school is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-sen University – Guangzhou

Founded in 1888, Lingnan (University) College is a business school positioned as a leading institute in China. Forbes Magazine ranked the college’s MBA program third in the “Most Valuable Full-time MBA Programs in China” in 2009, and the Lingnan MBA program was named the fourth most influential MBA in China

Highlights of structure

Develop the leader in you

At EADA and HHL, we believe that management effectiveness centers on positively influencing people’s behavior – including one’s own – to achieve outstanding results. In a highly competitive and volatile business environment, true leadership makes the difference between success and failure. During EADA’s residential modules, you will attend leadership courses that will build trust and strengthen relationships.


You will be trained in key communication skills aimed at producing the desired impact on others. The modules involve self-discovery, stepping outside your comfort zone and internalising feedback from others. Outdoor and indoor training activities will challenge your ability to adapt to unfamiliar environments.

Executive coaching

In addition to management development courses, we offer several Executive Coaching sessions throughout the programme. Executive Coaching is a structured interpersonal process focused on enhancing your ability to achieve pre-determined goals.

NeuroTraining Lab

Global Executive MBA participants use the NeuroTraining Lab – a technologically and pedagogically innovative tool – to promote social competency in leaders. The Lab is a unique experience combining multidimensional measures to analyze social behavior and examine the participant’s internal reactions using audio, video, biometrical and neurophysiological indicators.