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 0084
Quantitative Methods0084
Marketing Management 0084
Basic Microeconomics 0084
Basic Macroeconomics0084
Total Credits20
Core Courses
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
FIN 7731NAFinancial & Management Accounting4004
MKT 7731NACustomer4004
SMT 7731NAStrategy4004
DSC 7031NAData Analytics for Leaders4004
GMT 7531NATerm Paper Presentation0084
Total Credits24
Semester Credits44


Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
DSC 7532NASpread Sheet Modeling0084
GMT 7532NATerm Paper Publication / Presentation (other than GDGU)0088
Core Credits12
Strategic HRM
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
HRM 8704HRM 7701 Leadership Skills for Managers3003
HRM 8707HRM 7701Human Resource in Entreprenuial firm3003
HRM 8708NAHuman Resource Analytics2124
HRM 8709NAInternational HRM policies and Practices3003
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
SMT 7732NAGlobal Strategy4
SMT 7733NADigital Marketing Strategy4
SMT 7734NACompetitive Marketing Strategy4
SMT 7735NAStrategic Negotiations4
Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
FIN 7732NAInvestment Management4
FIN 7733NAInternational Finance4
FIN 7734NAFinancial Analytics4
FIN 7735NACorporate Valuations4
Elective Credits16
Semester Credits28


Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
Credit Transfer From Study Abroad20
GMT 8502NADissertation8
Semester Credits28
Total Credits100