Executive MBA program is designed for top and middle managers, proactive entrepreneurs and experienced professionals eager to acquire modern business knowledge and skills, easily applicable in their organizations.

The program is based on development of leadership competences among participants, who will receive many valuable information and applicable knowledge.

EMBA program lasts for two years and consists of 16 weekend modules, which enable minimal absence from work. Modules are mainly held once a month, during weekends (Friday to Sunday).

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 MBA program

Application process

Applications are received all year round, and no later than 3 weeks before the program starts.

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.

Participants' profile

      Designed for top and middle managers

    • IT & Telecomunications17%
    • Consulting6%
    • Banking & Insurance10%
    • Manufacturing & FMCG17%
    • Energy sector5%
    • Pharmaceutical & Healthcare17%
    • Marketing, PR & Media7%
    • Hospitality & Tourism4%
    • Goverment / Non-profit2%
    • Other17%
 

Tuition fee and payment

Tuition includes mandatory teaching materials. Travel and lodging expenses, as well as additional literature are not covered by the tuition.

Find out more about financing options (installments, dynamics and loan possibilities) at the consultation session which we encourage you to apply for.

Executive MBA catalog

Download Executive MBA catalog and find out more about modules that you want to attend.

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    • I will remember the last 2 years as time when I pushed myself outside the comfort zone, gained plenty of knowledge that improves my professional engagements, and overall as time of self-improvement and raising self-confidence.
      Ira Babić
      CEO / Brand Union
      Macedonia
    • It is not only about the title, it is about the personal growth and the support I have experienced within the program. I made lifelong friendships and some of the best memories of my life. I am so glad I had the courage to think bigger and braver.
      Olivera Gvozdenov
      Director / Klett DUAL
      Serbia
    • I believe the program is a catalyst for professional change. COTRUGLI experience was beyond useful! I was excited about my classmates and my professors, who brought tremendous diversity of expertise and experience to the program, which immensely shaped my personal and professional development.
      Alina Pop
      Operations Director / Sitel Group
      Romania
    • Those two years have been helping me to manage at three positions in three different countries and have also met me with people that will remain part of my life.
      Denitsa Stoyanova
      HR Lead Balkans Cluster @ AstraZeneca
    • The education process itself at COTRUGLI has been adapted to today’s busy and rushed way of life, but, in its practicality, it has still managed to retain the element of quality which, in the end, is how the relevant audience perceives it.
      Rade Ljumović
      Director / Henley & Partners
      Montenegro
    • MBA has helped me to see the bigger picture. Some modules have changed my perception of the business world and some have further developed my knowledge in areas I previously knew very little about.
      Nina Strajnar
      CEO / Fliqa
      Slovenia
    • I moved to a new, better job with significantly better income, and this all happened during the first year of my studies. Nevertheless, there are many other things I feel I gained – knowledge, networking and some really great moments.
      Kenan Kekić
      CEO/founder / T MedIT
      BiH
    • While enrolling in an Executive MBA program at COTRUGLI, my expectations referred to new business skills development and network expansion. I gained a lot more! Not only have I developed as a professional, but also as an individual. Not only have I expanded my business network, but made friends as well.
      Hrvoje Špalj
      Director/Privredna banka Zagreb
      Croatia
    • Top-class professors in an efficient and high-quality way, tailored to fit our business schedule, delivered a considerable amount of knowledge and insight into the latest business trends.
      Ružica Petričec Fabijanec
      CFO and Management Board member / RASCO
      Croatia