The UCLA - NUS Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific program ranked third in The Economist's 2013 inaugural ranking of executive MBA programs globally, building upon its No. 5 ranking by The Financial Times in its 2013 ranking of the best executive MBA programs in the world. The program, in partnership with the National University of Singapore Business School has approximately 90 students over two cohorts. In May, Senior Associate Dean Carla Hayn welcomed the program's tenth intake in Singapore. This class is comprised of 44 senior executives representing 19 nationalities, with an average age of 39 and average years work experience of 13.5 years. More than two thirds of the class were born outside the United States. In addition to Asia and the United States, students also are based in Australia, Europe, the Middle East and South America.
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.
Upon completion of the program, participants are awarded two globally recognized MBA degrees - one from UCLA Anderson and one from NUS Business School, equipping them with essential skills and knowledge required to lead organizations successfully in a global economy.