The UCLA - NUS Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific program was ranked No. 3 in The Economist's 2013 inaugural ranking of executive MBA programs globally, and has maintained its fifth position in The Financial Times' global ranking of executive MBA programs. The program celebrated its 10th anniversary in August 2014. The tenth graduating class included participants from 13 countries representing 20 nationalities. Since its launch in 2004, the program has graduated almost 350 students representing 35 different nationalities based in 30 countries. In May 2014, the program welcomed its 11th intake in Singapore. The incoming class is comprised of 42 senior executives representing 15 nationalities with an average age of 39 and an average of 16 years work expereince. More than two thirds of the incoming class was born outside the United States. In addition to Asia and the United States, students also are based in Australia, Canada, Kazakhstan, Russia and South Africa.
Conducted over 15 months, this one-of-a-kind concentrated dual degree program structure allows busy executives the flexibility to work while attending intensive residential teaching modules in leading epicenters of the Pacific Rim - Los Angeles, Singapore, Shanghai, and Bangalore and New Delhi. Participants become immersed in Asian and North American perspectives and in a range of cultures with a diverse group of exceptional peers broadening their global perspective and mindset. During the modules, to complement the academic teaching, students have the opportunity to visit companies and hear from leading global executives across a variety of disciplines.
Upon completion of the program, participants are awarded two globally recognized MBA degrees - one from UCLA Anderson and one from the National University of Singapore Business School, equipping them with essential skills and knowledge required to lead organizations successfully in a global economy.