Message from the Dean
Society today demands ethical and effective leaders. In fact, no other era
has demanded more of executive leadership than our own, and no other EMBA
program prepares you to meet those needs better than the Smith Executive MBA.
The Smith EMBA provides the knowledge, insight and leadership skills to be an
effective leader in today’s complex world.
As you proceed through the program, you’ll notice a change in your thinking.
Where you used to see events as isolated and unrelated, you learn to identify
critical, complex decision situations that cross multiple functional areas.
That’s because the Smith EMBA is built upon a systemic approach to management
that helps you understand and manage interdependencies. As a result, you’ll
learn to think through the chaos and provide empowering leadership for your
I encourage you to learn more about our program, talk with current students
and faculty, and ask questions to discover how a Smith Executive MBA can help
you achieve your leadership potential.
G. “Anand” Anandalingam
Dean, Robert H. Smith School of Business