Global Executive MBA (GEMBA)

Be a tech-savvy leader for The Age of Enhancement

UH Online's exclusive Global Executive MBA is designed for tomorrow's global leaders

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Sep 16, 2024
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24 Months
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Programme Summary

Enhance Your Strategic Decision-Making Skills

Learn cutting-edge skills and critical thinking frameworks that will expand your career options and capabilities

UH Online offers a prestigious programme for ambitious professionals to enhance strategic thinking, leadership abilities, and global perspectives. Study at your own pace while balancing commitments. Embrace entrepreneurship and innovative practices to excel in the ever-evolving business landscape. Join experienced faculty and industry practitioners to unlock your full potential. Take the first step towards leadership excellence and a successful career.

The University of Hertfordshire Business School, is a proud affiliate of the AACSB alliance and Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

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Who is this Online Postgraduate Degree for?

Unlock your path to success

This fully online degree will expand your career options, offering you new possibilities and paths to success.

Enhance Your Current Career

If you are already an established professional in the business world, our Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) programme offers you the opportunity to excel in your current role and make a significant impact as a leader in the field. Designed for C-suite executives and experienced entrepreneurs, our online GEMBA programme provides the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate complex business challenges and drive strategic decision-making. With a flexible online format, you can pursue your MBA while balancing your professional commitments, enabling you to elevate your career to new heights and become a respected influencer in the global business community.

Explore New Career Paths

Ready for a career change and seeking new opportunities in the business landscape? The online GEMBA programme equips you with the expertise to transition into leadership roles in various industries and sectors. Whether you aspire to become an entrepreneur, a business consultant, or a senior executive, our comprehensive curriculum covers essential business disciplines, strategic management, and innovative practices. By immersing yourself in cutting-edge business theories and real-world case studies, you can expand your horizons, acquire valuable skills, and unlock endless possibilities in the dynamic global business environment.

Ignite your entrepreneurial spirit

Do you dream of launching your own venture and making your mark as an entrepreneur? The Global Executive MBA programme empowers you to go your own way and pursue your entrepreneurial ambitions. Through a combination of specialised courses and experiential learning opportunities, you will develop the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the challenges of starting and scaling a business. Our programme fosters a mindset of innovation, strategic thinking, and effective leadership, enabling you to launch and grow your own business or social enterprise. Whether it's building a startup, launching a new product, or creating social impact, the Global Executive MBA equips you with the tools to turn your entrepreneurial vision into reality.

Why choose our online
Global Executive MBA (GEMBA)?

Advance your career with an internationally recognised degree
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Earn an an online
Global Executive MBA (GEMBA)
degree from a modern UK university
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UH Online is 2nd for Graduate Employability in the most recent PTES Survey.
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Enhance your career prospects with a research focused degree
Flexible learning that fits your schedule
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Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere from any device, your world is your campus.
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Student Support Consultants and services are available throughout your course
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Online Library and Virtual classroom are available 24/7
Taught by expert faculty with industry experience
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Learn from our team of campus based academic experts who create learning the outcomes
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Benefit from their extensive experience and knowledge in the field of choice
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Join fellow learners through virtual events and module discussions
Rigorous academic standards and quality control procedures
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Receive the same academic standards and award as the equivalent on-campus course
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Be assured of the quality and rigour of your education with a QAA assured degree
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Take part in module surveys and student support check ups.

Am I Eligible

Take our Questionnaire to find out if you are eligible for the programme.

Module Pathway

The part-time Online Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) is 180 Credits and comprises of core modules followed by a final research project.
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Core Modules
Business Analytics (15 Credits)
Digital Marketing Practices (15 Credits)
Strategic People Management (15 Credits)
Strategic Management (15 Credits)
Organisational Development and Change (15 Credits)
Financial Analysis for Decision Making (15 Credits)
Entrepreneurial Marketing (15 Credits)
Leadership in a Global Environment (15 Credits)
Final Research Project
Final Research Project (60 Credits)
For more information on payment plans and funding options please visit our fees and funding page
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Further Course Information
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Entry Requirements

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The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business or non-business-related subject area at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • Three years’ professional experience is required.
  • For International applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band), or equivalent

  • The school will consider non-standard applicants who can demonstrate that they have relevant (to pathway) work experience for a period of 5 years via a Curriculum Vitae and/or LinkedIn profile.

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The supporting documents for the programme are:

  • Bachelor’s degree (where applicable) at a level equivalent to a UK second class Honours degree.
  • A reference letter from a current or previous manager or HR department or person in a position of authority is required as supporting evidence
  • Personal identification documents e.g passport or I.D
  • A personal statement (approx. 3-500 words) and/or video presentation about why you want to study this programme.
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (POE) where applicable.
  • POE exemption may be offered to students.  Please speak to a Student Success Consultant to discover whether you are eligible for an exemption

Start your application Journey

Advance your career with UH Online's online postgraduate degrees. Apply today and gain the knowledge and skills for professional success from the convenience of your home.

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Consultancy Project Options

Industry Informed Content

Delivered by Expert Faculty

Personal and Network development

Inter Disciplinary Module Approach

Industry Informed Content

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Bet on Yourself

A world of exciting career options await our graduates.


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