CEMBA is designed to adapt to busy schedules of C-level executives and company owners.

Each participant is provided with a unique opportunity to decide when and where to take E/MBA modules and explore our large MBA network in SEE Europe.

What makes CEMBA unique?

Extreme flexibility in attendance
CEMBA is unique as participants choose when and where they wish to attend selected modules in a period of up to 3 years thus, having the MBA program adjust to their own personal timetable.
Premium networking potential
In every given year CEMBA participants can choose to attend selected MBA modules with up to 6 different E/MBA generations and over 300 executives from SE Europe. This is an amazing networking potential boosted further with over 2.400 MBA alumni and over 20.000 satisfied clients of the school.
Apply your learning directly to your workplace
During the CEMBA program, you will address current work challenges with your peers and lecturers and apply new learning directly in your workplace via the individual project*.

How is CEMBA structured?

Prior to the program, participants will assess their current trajectory and business priorities, as well as their management styles. Subsequent classroom and group work will be devoted to assessing the breakthrough potential of these priorities and developing approaches to make the breakthrough happen. Two dimensions are emphasized: strategic improvement and leadership improvements. These come together in each participant’s personal agenda and action plan.

*The individual project is an important learning vehicle in the CEMBA program and can be offered as a significant and real ‘pay back’ to participants organization. This gives participants the opportunity to work individually on a project, to analyse and resolve complex business problems using the business skills, frameworks, and tools acquired in the program.

Admissions criteria

There is no single formula for a successful candidate. Therefore, we prefer the individual approach in order to look into candidate’s strengths, achievements and potential.

Basic requirements to apply for CEMBA program:

Application process

Applications are received all year round.

Once you decide you would like to start the enrollment process, these are the requirements:
- Latest version of CV
- Admissions interview – once all application documents have been reviewed, you will be invited for an interview

The admissions committee will inform you of the program admittance once all of these steps have been completed.

Tuition fee and payment

Tuition includes entry leadership assessment, creation of development plan, individual project mentoring support, mandatory teaching materials, business development support via alumni network, and complimentary participation at all additional educational and networking events organized by the School.

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If you feel that CEMBA is the preferred program for you, please fill out the form below and our representative will contact you as soon as possible.

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