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The UCLA Anderson Executive MBA program offers three schedule options designed to meet the needs of your personal and professional commitments.
 
The bi-weekly, monthly, and blended schedules offer the same top-ranked UCLA Anderson Executive MBA curriculum over a 22-month program of study. All EMBA students have access to the same campus resources, faculty, electives, and support — regardless of which scheduling option they select.
Choose the Executive MBA schedule that fits into your life.
 
Watch the video to learn how pursuing an Executive MBA at UCLA Anderson on a Bi-Weekly, Blended, or Monthly Schedule fits into your life. 

3 Schedules, 1 World-Class MBA
 
 
Meeting Time Instruction Lodging

Bi-Weekly

Bi-Weekly classes meet on-campus every other Friday through Saturday starting on the second weekend of the 10-week quarter. Bi-Weekly in-person instruction twice a month. Bi-Weekly lodging at UCLA Luskin Conference Center or surrounding locations included for orientation week, International Business Residential, and the first Friday of every quarter.

Monthly

Monthly classes meet on-campus one Friday through Saturday per month of the 10-week quarter. Monthly in-person instruction once a month. Additional instruction and coursework is delivered asynchronously to watch on-demand.  Monthly lodging at UCLA Luskin Conference Center or surrounding locations included for orientation week, International Business Residential, and on Friday night once a month for on-campus weekends.

Blended

Blended classes meet every other Friday through Saturday (alternating one Fri.-Sat. on-campus and one Fri.-Sat. live and synchronous via Zoom) Blended in-person instruction once a month. Additional instruction is delivered on the alternative bi-weekly weekend live and synchronous via Zoom. Blended lodging at UCLA Luskin Conference Center or surrounding locations included for orientation week, International Business Residential, and on Friday night once a month for on-campus weekends.
*Note: Blended was offered due to increased demand and may not be offered again.
For all schedules: Class will begin at 10:00 a.m. only on the first Friday of each quarter. Class will begin at 4:00 p.m. the following Fridays.
The delivery of core courses is based on your section schedule. All electives are taught on a mix of in-person and remote schedules. After your first quarter, EMBA electives will be available on Sundays and during summer in a hybrid format. Students have the option to switch sections every two academic quarters if space permits. 
Academic Calendar
 
View and download the academic calendar for the Bi-Weekly, Monthly, and Bi-Weekly Blended section and the Standard Program of Study below.
On-Campus Class Schedule
 
Below is the typical class weekend schedule. Please note that the schedule below does not reflect Leadership Foundations (MGMT 461A), your mandatory, week-long opening residential typically occurring in August. For reference, this years LF week is from Monday, August 15, 2022, to Saturday, August 20, 2022. Please plan accordingly to join us for Leadership Foundations (LF) Opening Residential Week if admitted and enrolled.
Summer Leadership Foundations (LF) Opening Residential
1 week during summer before fall start typically in August
Leadership Foundations Week (Year 1 only) 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Typical Class Weekend Schedule (For first weekend of every quarter)
FRIDAY
Leadership Foundations 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Leadership Foundations 2:00 – 3:50 p.m.
Class A 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Dinner/Speaker Series 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Class B 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
SATURDAY
Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Class B 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Career Workshop (optional) 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Class A 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Typical Schedule for All Other Class Weekends
FRIDAY
Career Workshop (optional) 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Class A 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Dinner/Speaker Series 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Class B 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
SATURDAY
Breakfast 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Class B 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Class A 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
SUNDAY ELECTIVES
EMBA Hybrid Electives 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
ACADEMIC YEAR
2022 – 2023 
Fall 8/25/22 – 12/3/22
Winter 1/4/23 – 3/19/23
Spring 4/3/23 – 6/18/23
2023 – 2024
Summer 6/20/23 – 9/16/23
Fall 9/25/23 – 12/17/23
Winter 1/3/24 – 3/24/24
Spring 4/1/24 – 6/14/24
Lodging
 
The bi-weekly, monthly, and blended schedule receives on-campus lodging at the Luskin Conference Center and Hotel or surrounding locations for orientation week. Lodging accommodations for the bi-weekly cohort are provided the first Friday of each quarter only. The monthly and blended cohort receive lodging on the Friday night of on-campus weekends only.