Developing Global Leaders at the Crossroads of the Americas

Become a better leader, team builder, problem solver, and driver of change with the Global Executive MBA program. The University of Miami Business School - at the crossroads of the Americas - offers this innovative weekend MBA program which combines on-campus sessions with online learning. The program uniquely focuses on the challenges and opportunities faced by managers and organizations working in and with the Americas and its high-growth markets, particularly in Latin America.

Hybrid Format for Flexibility

The 17-month program, delivered in a format that blends weekend on-campus sessions, held just once every two months, with distance learning, is designed for ambitious and accomplished individuals with significant business experience and strong potential for senior leadership positions. This format enables you to earn the UM MBA no matter where you live and work.

The program begins each August with a one week residency, followed by seven weekend residencies and a final weeklong residency. View the residency schedule and course descriptions here.

By the Numbers



The program includes campus residencies with distance learning over 17 months.


On-Campus Residencies

There are nine campus residencies, mostly on weekends, once every two months.


Management Themes

The curriculum is built around four business themes that are critical for success in global business.

Program Highlights

C-Suite Speakers

Interaction with C-Suite Executives During Campus Residencies

On-campus residencies feature C-suite guest speakers in a classroom setting. C-suite executives share their perspectives and help program participants tackle the business issues they face. Recent speakers have included such leaders as Jose Acosta (right), president of Latin American operations and public affairs at UPS.

see recent speakers

Hear What Participants Have to Say

Perspectives on ROI, Faculty and Diversity in the Classroom

Residency Schedule and Courses

The 17-month Global Executive MBA program blends face-to-face on campus modules - which include executive presentations, case studies, simulations, and group projects – with distance learning.

There are nine on-campus sessions held every eight weeks with remote work in between. The program begins with a one-week residency and ends with a one-week residency. The other on-campus sessions are held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Classes are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Sunday classes are from 8:00 a.m to 3 p.m.

This blended schedule provides busy executives with the opportunity to earn the University of Miami MBA in a flexible format.


Become Immersed

Become Immersed

During all campus residencies, participants in the Global Executive MBA program stay at The Biltmore Hotel. Required for all program participants, the hotel stays are an integral part of the program and provide an opportunity to network and collaborate on team projects and assignments due during the residencies.

Learn More

Learn More

We invite you to learn more about the life- and career-changing Global Executive MBA program and how it can help you reach your full leadership potential.  Call us at 305-284-5509 or email
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