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Washington University in St Louis

Olin Business School

World Rankings

  • Financial Times Global MBA Ranking (2019) 16
  • The Economist Which MBA? Ranking (2018) 45

Full-Time MBA

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The full-time MBA at Olin Business School promises to do more than simply hone its student’s functional skills, by helping them master the way they think.
  • The faculty teaches and operates based on one guiding principle; Research-Driven thinking. This means students have ample opportunity to integrate functional, critical thinking and collaborative skills to solve real-world business problems.
  • A core of courses in their first year serves to give students a comprehensive grounding in business fundamentals. In their second year students choose from a selection of electives and concentrations, helping them to navigate towards their career goals. 

Duration

  • Two years

Number of places

  • 150

Fees and funding 2015–16

  • $53,500 per academic year (£36,134)
  • All candidates admitted are considered for merit-based scholarships.

Professional MBA (Part-Time)

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Professional MBA at Olin offers all the benefits of an MBA programme but it is designed to fit around student's needs and schedule.
  • Students typically attend two evening classes a week. Though many choose to accelerate their learning and gain the qualification in under three years.

Duration

  • Three years

Number of places

  • ––

Fees and funding 2015

  • $84,240 (£56,869)
  • No scholarships are offered for part-time students.

Executive MBA

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Executive MBA at Olin promises to enhance an executive’s professional development and give them the ability to lead with skill and confidence.
  • Classes meet monthly for three-to-four day sessions and for three weeklong residencies over the duration of the programme.
  • The curriculum combines management practise, business fundamentals and forward-looking strategies. The first year of study covers the functional disciplines: finance, accounting, marketing, microeconomics and macroeconomics, data analysis, operations, corporate strategy, organisational behaviour, and risk management. The second year focuses on three management themes: innovation and creativity, growth and sustainability, and global and emerging markets.
  • Olin’s EMBA is offered at multiple campuses in St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver, and Shanghai.

Duration

  • 20 months

Number of places

  • ––

Fees and funding 2015

  • $112,500 (£75,947)
  • No scholarships are offered to executive students.

Executive MBA Shanghai

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • Olin has collaborated with Fudan University’s School of Management in Shanghai to offer this unique EMBA.
  • The programme prepares senior-level professionals in China, and other parts of Asia, for global leadership. The content closely matches that of the Olin EMBA except students are awarded an EMBA by two institutions.
  • Students attend four day courses once a month and three one week residencies.

Duration

  • 18 months

Number of places

  • ––

Fees and funding 2014

  • RMB 600,000 / $97,000 / £65,267
  • No scholarships are offered to executive students.

 

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Washington University in St Louis , Olin Business School, Campus Box 1133, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899