About Department

Yeditepe University offers Executive Master of Business Administration Program (EMBA) for those who would like to positively differentiate themselves in their career development. Yeditepe Executive MBA program intends to support the needs and expectations of our students to achieve their career advancements in the special concentration area of strategic management and leadership. In that respect, we define main characteristics of our Executive MBA graduates as:

  • Business strategist
  • Decision maker
  • Change manager
  • Multicultural negotiator
  • System designer
  • Collaborator
  • Leader

 

The design of the Executive MBA curriculum is built on the competencies of world class business leadership. We believe that our students aiming high, need to develop their top management qualifications and competencies. For that reason we have discussed our program with the professionals in our industry consulting board and also examined the literature related to the world class business leadership characteristics (Kock and Slabbert, 2003) World Class Business Leader Characteristics can be listed as follow:

  • Shared vision and strategic direction
  • content and meaning of the strategic vision;
  • inspirational value of the vision; and
  • clarity of strategic direction.
  • Empowerment climate
  • authority to take decisions;
  • ability to influence decision making;
  • reward for innovation and risk taking;
  • reward for supporting positive changes;
  • involvement in important change initiatives; and
  • access to and relevance of information pertaining to the transformation of the organization.
  • Capacity for change
  • readiness assessment and relevant interventions to address issues;
  • clarity and planning regarding core competencies to function in world-class organizations; and
  • interventions to assist employees to deal effectively with the emotional effects of change.
  • World-class quality and service delivery mindset
  • quality product, environmental orientation, cost price leadership; and
  • exceeding customer expectations and building value adding partnerships

Yeditepe MBA has a long tradition of graduate education in Business Administration with almost 4.000 graduates since 1996. We believe that the real accreditation of any graduate program is the accumulation of the successes of their graduates in the professional life.Our world-class faculty members from diverse backgrounds provide a balance of theory and practice in the execution of the curriculum. In addition to our faculty members, professors from well recognized universities worldwide, distinguished experts from the business world will bring their expertise and knowledge to the Executive MBA classrooms.We strive to instill exceptional strategic management and leadership competencies for those aiming high. Executive MBA program is specially designed for professionals, entrepreneurs and executives on an advanced career path.