Executive MBA (EMBA)

Programme Overview

Programme Code: 010305

Duration: 15 Months

One of the fastest growing university in Delhi NCR with an international reputation, the GD Goenka University’s Executive MBA Program (EMBA) provides rigorous business education for mid and senior-managers and executives. Experienced professionals from across India and abroad are invited to apply for EMBA to earn a degree in just 15 months out of which 3 months are based on a study abroad module.

This program is especially designed to prepare capable managers and executives for outstanding leadership. The EMBA provides cutting-edge business tools and research methods. It connects students with an extensive network of influential business leaders so as to enable them to participate in an integrated, comprehensive general management education that lays major emphasis on leadership and strategic thinking skills which can immediately be applied in the workplace. This program enables the students to think like top executives with focus on the forces that shape organizations, marketplaces and global economies.

School of Management also has collaboration with BSI, CILT, Safexpress, NSE and CIMA for the delivery of specialized courses in the field of management.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To generate an awareness about the issues of doing business internationally and ways to compete in a global economy
  • To foster teamwork and leadership in the business environment
  • To develop and enhance business and organizational skills that are applicable to a wide range of organizations
  • To present and enhance skills in the use of information technologies to assist in the management of organizations
  • To enhance the business communication skills of the participants

Programme Outcomes

  • Gain global business skills and insight to operate successfully anywhere in the worldr
  • Apply new knowledge to practice and deliver immediate professional impact
  • Access cutting-edge research and latest business thinking from our inspirational faculty members
  • Take away knowledge, tools and teamwork skills to apply immediately at the workplace

Programme Highlights

Teaching is done through interactive sessions in the classroom using cases and readings. Real life scenarios and situations are shared through videos, audios, role plays, tutorials and group work. Emphasis is laid on practical work which is simulated through case studies, actual projects and learning by doing. The knowledge and skills of students are assessed by innovative techniques. The parameters for assessment are professionally developed for each competency. The programme also includes flexible credit structure with variety of options from amalgamators, augmenters and competency builders (please see university website for details).

Some of the major areas that will be covered

Supply Chain and Operations, General Management, Human Resource Management, Accounting and Financial Management, Marketing Management, Economics, Statistical and Quantitative Methods, Information Technology and Management Accounting as offered by CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK).

Career Avenues

One can develop a career in sectors ranging from FMCG, Retail, Tourism, Banking, Hospitality, IT and ITeS, Media, PR & Advertising, Consultancy, Market Research etc.

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline from UGC approved University with minimum of 3 years of work experience is mandatory for admission. In addition, applicants will also have to successfully complete a Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission (GATA) and appear for a personal interview.

Course Structure


Online Courses: To be done in Week Days based on the following topics
Basic Accounting and Finance 008 4
Quantitative Methods 008 4
Marketing Management 008 4
Basic Microeconomics 008 4
Basic Macroeconomics 008 4
Total Credits 20
Core Courses
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
FIN 7731 NA Financial & Management Accounting 400 4
MKT 7731 NA Customer 400 4
SMT 7731 NA Strategy 400 4
DSC 7031 NA Data Analytics for Leaders 400 4
MKT7732 NA Competitor 400 4
GMT 7531 NA Term Paper Presentation 008 4
Total Credits 24
Semester Credits 44


Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
DSC 7532 NA Spread Sheet Modeling 008 4
GMT 7532 NA Term Paper Publication / Presentation (other than GDGU) 008 8
Core Credits 12
Strategic HRM
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
HRM 8704 HRM 7701 Leadership Skills for Managers 300 3
HRM 8707 HRM 7701 Human Resource in Entreprenuial firm 300 3
HRM 8708 NA Human Resource Analytics 212 4
HRM 8709 NA International HRM policies and Practices 300 3
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
SMT 7732 NA Global Strategy 4
SMT 7733 NA Digital Marketing Strategy 4
SMT 7734 NA Competitive Marketing Strategy 4
SMT 7735 NA Strategic Negotiations 4
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
FIN 7732 NA Investment Management 4
FIN 7733 NA International Finance 4
FIN 7734 NA Financial Analytics 4
FIN 7735 NA Corporate Valuations 4
Elective Credits 16
Semester Credits 28


Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
Credit Transfer From Study Abroad 20
GMT 8502 NA Dissertation 8
Semester Credits 28
Total Credits 100