International learning creates global leaders. The University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Executive MBA (EMBA) Worldwide connects you with classmates across Pittsburgh and São Paulo. Wherever you study, you are part of the same cohort, taught by the same acclaimed faculty. You have the capacity to be a great leader. Become one at Katz EMBA Worldwide.
Become Katz Ready
We offer the academic rigor of the Katz MBA, but in a format tailored to experienced professionals. You can expect flexibility and a concierge level of service. Whether you work in upper management at a corporation, are the founder of a budding startup, or come from a technical background such as engineering or medicine, our program is designed to elevate your career to new heights.
Come experience the Katz Ready difference. You’ll learn to think strategically and act fearlessly when faced with tough decisions. You’ll develop the confidence to embrace change and adapt to new challenges. You’ll equip yourself with new tools for managing people and projects. And you’ll become fluent in the ever-changing language of global business. Are you ready? You can be.
Earn a Globally Respected Degree
The Katz MBA degree is respected all over the world. Our EMBA Worldwide program is continually ranked among the world’s best by Financial Times and The Economist. The University of Pittsburgh, established in 1787, has been continuously accredited by and is a founding member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International).
You pick whether you want to study in Pittsburgh or São Paulo. Regardless, you’re part of the same cohort and receive an identical Katz MBA degree. Our location in São Paulo offers a seamless and identical educational experience due to our shared cohort and faculty.
Receive Powerful Career Support
Your career advancement and professional objectives are our central focus. You join two powerful alumni networks: the greater University of Pittsburgh network of more than 310,000 people in every corner of the world, and the Pitt business alumni network of more than 30,000 people.
You’re able to work face-to-face with a Katz Executive in Residence (EIR). EIR Ned Sherry works exclusively with our students and is able to draw on decades of experience as a vice president and president in a multitude of industries.
Arjang Assad was named dean of Pitt Business in July. Educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he was the Dean of the University at Buffalo School of Management and is a former Associate Dean at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Students from Pittsburgh and São Paulo convened in Pittsburgh for their first Global Executive Forum in the Katz Executive MBA Worldwide program. The week's activities included both inside and outside the classroom lessons in leadership, highlighted by a visit to the Pitt Panthers football facilities.
The Global Executive Forum in Brazil brought together students from Pittsburgh, Prague, and São Paulo for classroom activities and site visits centered on innovation and entrepreneurship. Pitt Business Dean Arjang A. Assad participated in the forum and alumni reception.
More than 70 executives from around the world joined together in Prague this past August for a week of academic activities and inspirational site visits as part of the latest Global Executive Forum (GEF).