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Accelerate your career in a collaborative, cohort-based MBA.

The UNC Kenan-Flagler Evening Executive MBA program is designed to give you the knowledge and confidence to create impactful solutions and lead diverse organizations. A rigorous curriculum is at the heart of the program, with core courses and electives that will sharpen your technical business skills while you hone your leadership skills. You’ll find this gives you an edge immediately and creates a foundation that will benefit you throughout your career.

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Sharpen your analytical skills.

Gain experience using analytical models and tools that you can apply immediately on the job. Strengthen your self-confidence and learn to think like a C-level executive: distill information from data, interpret results and make sound decisions.

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Develop functional and big-picture strategy.

Learn to develop strategies to build sustainable teams and organizations that look beyond next quarter, next year and even the next generation. Some courses focus on functional areas, such as marketing or operations, while others expand your perspective of the whole organization within a global context.

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Deepen your leadership skills.

Sharpen your communication skills and create a Professional Development Plan to shape your leadership skills — and your career — through a full-circle process of learning, practice, feedback and reflection. Through courses, workshops and team projects, you’ll learn how to be a leader who can initiate change and drive business strategy.

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Grow personally and professionally.

Gain the strategic insight and relationship skills needed to lead great organizations. The increased knowledge and experience you'll acquire will foster greater confidence in your ability to understand and harness diverse viewpoints, spearhead global initiatives and take on tough challenges.

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Apply new insights directly to your job.

Expanded business acumen and leadership abilities will serve you throughout your career – and provide a competitive advantage to you and your employer. You'll take what you learn in the program's rigorous curriculum straight to the workplace. Bring current work challenges to the classroom to gain insight from faculty and peers and learn from the challenges others face.

"The Evening Executive MBA program has augmented the skiill sets needed to be successful at work, and in my personal life. It has provided the necessary tools and foundational understanding needed to drive change and make a positive impact on society"

Milan Patel Incoming Investment Banking Analyst, Regions Bank
Evening Executive MBA '22

An intentionally designed academic experience

The Evening Executive MBA program places you into a diverse cohort of accomplished local professionals that represent all major industries in North Carolina. Working under the guidance of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s top-tier faculty, you’ll find the relevant, rigorous curriculum provides actionable learning you can bring straight to the workplace. Along the way you’ll build deep relationships, hone essential leadership skills, learn new ways of thinking and expand your understanding of what it takes to be your best.

Applied Learning

Applied learning

The UNC Kenan-Flagler Evening Executive MBA classroom functions as a forum where you’ll collaborate and solve problems with a diverse group of accomplished and driven peers who will challenge you to think and work in new ways. Through simulations and class projects that are rooted in current on-the-job challenges, you’ll practice the application of theory and new knowledge, alongside teamwork and leadership skills.

Study Teams

Study teams

Your study team is thoughtfully comprised of peers from different industries, roles and cultural backgrounds, so you’ll benefit from diverse perspectives and learn to see, analyze and meet challenges differently. Study teams are often cited by students as one of the attributes that really sets our cohort-based Evening Executive MBA program apart.


Maximized productivity

You’ll complete online, asynchronous content and assignments between class meetings to maximize your productivity and increase the depth of discussion during in-person classes. Additionally, students stay connected, and productive, between class meetings through in-person study groups and via a variety of communication platforms like Zoom and WhatsApp.

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