Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA)

In the new globalized knowledge-based economy and the development of new innovative markets coupled with the meteoric technical revolution, the business world is entering a new paradigm, and nothing prepares an organization and protects its investments for the future like the “development of its people”. With this in the background, smart organizations can visualize the future and the challenges ahead, and work towards developing and equipping their people with the skills necessary for such turbulent and uncertain times. 
- The EMBA Program becomes a crucial investment that helps candidates create a positive environment while developing a shared vision with committed followers.
- It allows candidates to be distinctive leaders and role models in their respective teams.
- It enhances their ability to build their team capabilities and mentor the “new” leaders in the organization.
- The EMBA will also prepare candidates to understand the context in which they operate while identifying emerging threats or opportunities.
- It will increase their confidence in communicating their ideas across different groups. 

Module Schedule:
Module Schedule: Thursday, Friday and Saturday: three full days per week, every month throughout the program. Length: 18-20 months. The Program includes the Following courses:
  • - Communication Cornerstones for Professionals
  • - Enterprise Creation and Management
  • - Accounting for Executives
  • - Financial Management
  • - Marketing Management
  • - Leadership Development &Change Management
  • - Negotiation and Persuasion
  • - Strategic HR in a Changing Word
  • - Innovation Technology
  • - Operations Management
  • - Project Management
  • - Corporate Governance
  • - International Business
  • - Balanced Scorecard
  • - Strategic Management

Admission Criteria
  • - Three (3) recent passport-size photographs
  • - An application fee of 145,000 L.L. (97 U.S.D.)
  • - A photocopy of your identity card or passport
  • - Evidence of English Language Proficiency, i.e., TOEFL or IELTS (a minimum of 527 on the paper-based TOEFL, or 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL, or 5.5 on the IELTS exam)
  • - An interview with the admission committee of the EMBA program
  • - A certified copy of your bachelor’s degree, its equivalence, and an official transcript
  • - Employment Verification (5 years of managerial experience required)
  • - Two recommendation letters, one from your project/thesis supervisor/professor and one from a previous employer 
  • - Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Program Learning Goals and Program Learning Outcomes

PLG 1: Business Knowledge
Upon successful completion of this degree, Students should be able to:
1.1. Utilize grounded concepts in accounting, finance, management, and marketing to make business decisions
1.2. Assess the global business international environment from the different cultural, legal, political, and economic perspectives
1.3. Appraise ethical challenges in business situations

PLG 2: Strategic Thinking
Upon successful completion of this degree, Students should be able to:
2.1. Generate strategic solutions for a business problem

PLG 3: Professional Skills
Upon successful completion of this degree, Students should be able to:
3.1. Work efficiently within a team
3.2. Negotiate with others for a win-win situation

PLG 4: Communication Skills
Upon successful completion of this degree, Students should be able to:
4.1. Write a well-structured business report
4.2. Deliver an informative presentation intended for a business meeting

For more Information

Contact Dr. George Rahbani or Mrs. Nathalie Nasr via phone at 06930250 Ext. 5708 and 5702 respectively or send an email to emba@balamand.edu.lb