Established in 1935, UCLA Anderson School of Management provides management education to more than 1,600 students enrolled in full-time, part time and executive MBA programs and doctoral programs. UCLA Anderson and many of its academic programs and departments are perennially ranked among the best in the world. Award-winning faculty renowned for their research and teaching, rigorous academic programs, successful alumni and world class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary and practical learning environment. Located in the heart of Southern California’s vibrant economy, UCLA Anderson is at the leading edge of business activity in the world today as measured by such indicators as new business starts, venture capital availability, technological innovation and new product introduction. All are local influences that impact the day-to-day academic and practical experiences of UCLA Anderson’s faculty and students.
One of the most technologically advanced business school facilities in the world today, UCLA Anderson utilizes computing and communication technologies that have transformed management education. Students and faculty are part of a virtual community that is fully networked - an environment in which a natural path of communication is electronic. More than 3,000 network ports connect every classroom seat, breakout area and library reading room and the UCLA Anderson community also enjoys wireless connectivity throughout the school’s complex. Very simply, the mission of UCLA Anderson is to be a global leader in management education, research and service. All of UCLA Anderson’s academic programs, student and alumni activities and organizations, career management services, centers of influence and administrative programs share in this mission. - Full Time MBA The full-time MBA program is a two-year curriculum designed for highly motivated, exceptional students. The rigorous structure of the program ensures that each graduate leaves with leadership-level knowledge of all key management disciplines. As one of the most highly regarded and selective programs in the country, UCLA Anderson full-time MBA program emphasizes a global perspective, entrepreneurship and teamwork. Fully Employed MBA - FEMBA This program, designed for working professionals, meets the needs of the rapidly rising junior-level professionals who anticipate increased levels of responsibility and an expanded management role. The goal of UCLA Anderson’s FEMBA program is to increase participants’ capacity for effective action as business leaders. Students are selected for their overall abilities and for the contributions they an make to the management education process. Executive MBA - EMBA The EMBA program is designed for professionals who have demanding jobs and high levels of responsibility. This intensive program, whose participants include doctors, engineers, scientists and financial executives, offers a learning model that emphasizes an integrated, cross-functional approach to management, proficiency in analytical problem-solving skills and development of strategic leadership skills. * Student Profile UCLA Anderson’s MBA Programs seeks to increase participants’ capacity for effective action as leaders. From the beginning of their MBA studies, UCLA Anderson students find new ways to integrate their academic education with the practice of business leadership. UCLA Anderson MBAs can expect to develop: A sophisticated awareness of the global, technological, and competitive forces shaping business Analytical problem-solving skills that directly relate to critical business issues A high-level ability to exercise sound judgment, make effective decisions, and take appropriate responsibility Strong interpersonal, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills A strategic understanding of the role of information and communication technologies in business and management UCLA Anderson’s learning model emphasizes: An integrated approach to management The integration of business disciplines and functions is critical to managerial success. A global perspective UCLA Anderson has built its reputation as a leader in globally focused management education. Teamwork In today’s highly competitive business environment, success most often belongs to the organization with the strongest teams. To lead effectively, today’s managers must be effective team players who know how to cooperate and work with others and to instill similar values in their employees. Technology in the curriculum and the classroom UCLA Anderson’s MBA programs require that participants develop managerial-level skills in computing and communications technologies, including proficiency with spreadsheets, statistical and graphics packages, multimedia presentation tools, and network communications.