Mahindra University launches Executive MBA (EMBA) Programme, Partners with Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany


With the aim to transform higher education in India and develop versatile leaders, Mahindra University, a multi-disciplinary university focused on generating new knowledge through cutting-edge research, innovation and entrepreneurship has announced the launch of its two-year Executive MBA (EMBA) Programme, designed for experienced professionals and business owners. Mahindra University has launched this programme in partnership with the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany, a reputed business school that is highly ranked globally for its programmes 

As the first post-graduate offering of the University’s School of Management, the programme is targeted at people with 5 to 15 years of work experience, involving extensive managerial responsibilities across industries and functional domains. The programme is designed to impart knowledge and skills needed for its students to take on general management positions. The programme design allows the students to continue to work while pursuing the two-year programme.

The curriculum will broadly cover Decision Sciences, Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Organizational Behaviour and Leadership, with a general management focus, with the aim to impart cross-functional decision-making skills in all major areas of the business. The pedagogy will enable peer-learning leveraging on the collective professional experience of its students. 

In keeping with the experience profile of its students, the programme will be taught by faculty with extensive experience in executive education. The applicants will have to undergo a mandatory two-week international residency in Germany at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. The residency will include teaching sessions by faculty at the partner school, industry visits, guest speakers, cultural experiences etc. 

Announcing the launch of this programme, Dr Yajulu Medury, Vice Chancellor, Mahindra University said “With its fine blend of theoretical & practical knowledge, this Executive MBA programme will be a benchmark providing great opportunity for the functional experts as it will help them to undertake a rigorous MBA programme that will help to lay down strong managerial foundations and will further help them to handle senior managerial roles & C-suite positions”