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Weekend Executive MBA Program

A Customizable Executive MBA, Built Around Immersive Weekend Residencies

The Weekend MBA program is a transformative leadership experience designed so you can attend with minimal disruption to your work and family life—wherever in the country you may live.

Customize Your MBA

Whether you want to take the shortest path to advancement in your current company, shift roles or industries, land a global assignment or launch your own business, the STEM-designated Weekend Executive MBA program allows you to customize your coursework to suit your particular objectives. Other top business schools simply can’t match the variety and depth of electives and concentrations available at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

Focus on Your Leadership Development

Distraction-free weekend residences. Individualized leadership development. Regular career coaching. The Weekend MBA keeps you focused on your next move. From day one, you’ll develop individualized leadership skills you can apply at work immediately. As you progress, you’ll master skills you can use to lead change in your current position, and you’ll develop the kind of leadership self-awareness that will enable you to further define and realize your career goals.

Make Lifelong Connections

You’ll move through the program together with a cohort of talented, supportive senior level leaders with a range of backgrounds in a diversity of industries. You’ll build meaningful relationships with your program colleagues and top-tier UNC Kenan-Flagler faculty through collaborative, team-based coursework and built-in opportunities for networking and socializing with peers over class weekends. Your cohort will both broaden and deepen your learning experience and give you a core network of sharp-minded executives you can collaborate with for life.

Lauren Culbertson

“The flexibility of the electives at UNC, and my ability to select some finance courses, some leadership courses and some entrepreneurship courses, allowed me to fill in the gaps to become a better leader. This program really changed the path of my career.”

Lauren Culbertson Co-founder & CEO, LoopVOC, Weekend Executive MBA ‘17

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Student Experience

Weekend MBA Student Experience

Designed for self-motivated, seasoned professionals who are invested in their personal and career growth. With distraction-free, immersive weekend residencies held every third week, you can take the fastest route to your next step.

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Weekend MBA Curriculum

Core courses, electives and career and leadership programming are carefully designed to give you critical business and leadership skills. You’ll find few top programs that offer the same breadth and depth of electives.

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