The MBA for Executives at Yale School of Management rigorous 22 month course of study that begins with an integrated core curriculum and leadership development program.
The Class of 2018 has an impressive array of leaders from a variety of industries and sectors including portfolio managers, marketing directors, technology managers, doctors, pharmacy directors, engineers, and U.S. military veterans.
In area of focus, Healthcare and Asset Management constitute 34% each followed by Sustainability at 32%.
One student in the healthcare focus area, a staff member at the non-profit Partners in Health, was involved in healthcare reforms in the Kingdom of Lesotho, a nation with some of the highest HIV rates in the world.
Among the asset management students is a portfolio manager who mentors and plans events for his firm’s innovative corporate work-study program for low-income high school student interns in Washington, D.C.
Students in the sustainability focus area include a member of Rémy Cointreau’s Global Innovation Board in Paris, where he has helped develop a five-year strategic innovation plan that includes new brand development and acquisitions.
Of the 71 students enrolled, women comprise 27%. The average age of the participants is 36 and they have 12 years average work experience. 32% of the students posses advanced degrees.
The class has participants from 15 countries with 10% having dual nationality. Non-US citizens comprise 25% of the class and those born abroad 38%.
As far as professional background is concerned, 77.8% are from For Profit concerns and 21.2% from Non-Profit. Government/Public constitutes 1%.
At the undergraduate level, 25% of the class had majored in Humanities/Social Sciences followed by 21% each in Business and Engineering/Information Systems & Computer Science. About 13% were from Economics and 4% others.
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