The Global Executive MBA Program by EADA and HHL Kicks-Off: Strategizing for the European and Emerging Markets
The first class of the new Global Executive MBA Program, designed by German HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management and EADA, kicked-off with 14 students representing 8 different nationalities (Brazilian, Bulgarian, Colombian, German, Icelandic, Israeli, Spanish and Russian). Taking into account their professional and personal experiences they come from 14 countries, such as Austria, Argentina, Iraq, France, UK and USA. The members of this diverse group of outstanding and highly motivated students have an average of 10 years of work experience in areas such as E-Commerce, IT, Green Technology, Tourism, Retailing, Consulting, Media and Banking. The modular Global Executive MBA Program, which starts this week with a focus on leadership and strategy, is offered completely in English. The program focuses on business practices in Western European countries (especially Germany and Spain). In addition, participants gain insight into the economies and cultures of the Chinese, Brazilian and Indian markets, attending three International weeks in prestigious Business Schools of these Countries.
The German student André Keeve (35), Head of Marketing at Axel Springer AG, shares his enthusiasm in this way: “I am particularly excited to be part of the new Global Executive MBA program because it presents a great challenge for my professional and personal development. I am certain that the program’s global approach and highly international mix of participants is going to help enhance my intercultural skills. In addition to this, the particular focus on rapidly emerging markets will widen my understanding and outlook on today’s globally intertwined market.”