Make powerful connections to business in Charlotte.
The Charlotte Executive MBA offers a substantial advantage over traditional part-time programs: a cohort model that ensures you’ll build significant, valuable relationships across the Charlotte-area business community, as well as engage with local leaders through executive lunches and speaker events. As you move through the program together, the connections you build within your cohort, and across the other Executive MBA programs at Kenan-Flagler, will both broaden and deepen your learning experience. Not only will your connections be an important resource for you, they can also serve as a source for possible clients, investors or talent development. You’ll graduate with the power of a close-knit, sharp-minded group of executives behind you.
Stay on track with weekly class meetings.
The program is designed for students who thrive on regular contact with faculty and classmates. Weekly evening class meetings, and Friday classes featuring executive guest speakers three times each term, will keep you engaged, accountable and making transformative progress. The structured class schedule makes coursework and group projects cohesive and highly collaborative – you’ll find it makes integrating your studies into your busy life manageable.
Access to expert speakers and networking
As an Executive MBA student who lives and works in close proximity to Charlotte, you’ll get access to a deep and passionate local alumni base, and gain access to executive speakers, leaders and founders through Executive Fridays, Impact Weekends, and other UNC Kenan-Flagler events. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in a myriad of local and virtual professional development programming facilitated by our career & leadership team and other partners.
Executive leaders who have spoken at these events include:
– Hugh McColl, former Chairman and CEO, Bank of America
– Jennifer Appleby, Executive Chair, Wray Ward
– Darius Adamczyk, CEO, Honeywell
– Malcomb Coley, Managing Partner, EY
– Todd Herman, President and CEO, Mint Museum
– Cathy Bessant, Vice Chair, Global Strategy, Bank of America