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 Paulooffers 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 Katz MBA alumni network of more than 25,000 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.
Faculty member John Camillus is leading an international effort to revolutionize the electric power grid, part of his broader Business of Humanity project. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, as part of the Pulitzer Project, recently traveled with Dr. Camillus to India to chronicle his progress.
EMBA Worldwide students from Pittsburgh and São Paulo traveled to Prague for a Global Executive Forum. They studied ethics and negotiations, and attended a reception with the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic.
The Pitt Executive MBA Alumni Association in Brazil recently held a well-attended event focused on the career development of executive leaders and rising stars. Sofia Esteves, founder of DMRH Group and Cia de Talentos, presented her "Dream Career" research results.
Faculty member Dave Lebel will present his webinar, "Persuasion: Exerting Influence Without Authority," on Tuesday, January 18 at 10 a.m. EST. Register for the complimentary webinar to learn best practices for effectively using power and authority in the workplace.