Completion of the part-time, intensive 15-month UCLA-NUS Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific program leads to two MBA degrees, one awarded by UCLA and one by the National University of Singapore. The Global EMBA program requires satisfactory completion of both institutions degree criteria. Students will earn a total of 72 credits, 36 from UCLA and 36 from NUS.

The calendar for the UCLA-NUS Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific program consists of six intensive two-week segments. All students attend classes conducted in residence at NUS in Singapore and UCLA in Los Angeles, as well as in Shanghai, China, and Bangalore, India.

Program Schedule


Session 1

May 14-29, 2016

Macro Economics & Asian Business Environment

Economic Analysis for Managers

Contemporary Issues in Business (Services Management)

Session 2

August 14-28, 2016
Los Angeles, California

Data Analysis & Management Decisions

Financial Accounting

Strategic Leadership & Strategy Implementation

Session 3

November 5-20, 2016
Shanghai, China

Logistics & Operations Management

Leadership and Managerial Skills

Corporate Finance

Entrepreneurship & Venture Initiation I

Management Practicum


Session 4

February 18-March 5, 2017
Bangalore & Gurgaon, India

Negotiations Behavior

Competitive Strategy & Business Policy

Entrepreneurship & Venture Initiation II

Session 5

May 13-28, 2017

Corporate Governance, Business Law & Ethics

Marketing Strategy

Management Practicum

Session 6

August 13-26, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Management of Technology & Innovation

Corporate Sustainability or (2) Elective Courses*

The combination of UCLA and NUS courses is designed to teach students how to practice business intercontinentally.

UCLA Global EMBA Faculty

George Abe

Faculty Director
Strategic Applied Research Program

Reza Ahmadi

Operations & Technology Management

Christopher L. Erickson

Management & Organizations

Iris Firstenberg

Adjunct Associate Professor
Management & Organizations

Robert F. Foster

Adjunct Professor
Operations & Technology Management

Gonzalo Freixes

Senior Lecturer

Noah Goldstein

Associate Professor
Management and Organizations

Carla Hayn


Sanford M. Jacoby

Howard Noble Distinguished Professor
Management & Organizations

John Mamer

Operations & Technology Management

Robert McCann

Associate Dean of Global Initiatives
Management & Organization

Kevin McCardle

Decisions, Operations & Technology Management

Christopher S. Tang

Edward W. Charter Chair in Business Administration
Decisions, Operations & Technology Management

Shi Zhang

Associate Professor