Evanston — Kellogg

The EMBA Evanston campus, located minutes from Chicago

Global education at its finest

A pioneer in management education, the Kellogg School of Management is home to one of the most prestigious MBA programs in the world. Our Executive MBA Program, launched in 1976, has consistently drawn students from an elite pool of management executives from around the world.

Specializing in global leadership, Kellogg is located just 25 minutes from downtown Chicago’s thriving community of international business leaders. Executive MBA classes are held in the James L. Allen Center, a state-of-the-art facility specifically designed to meet the educational needs of executive students while serving as a comfortable home away from home.

Global electives offered in Evanston:

Leading High Impact Teams looks at the design, management and leadership of teams in organizational settings. Students will focus on the interpersonal processes and structural characteristics that influence the effectiveness of teams, the dynamics of intra-team relationships and sharing knowledge and information in teams.

Innovation Strategy & Management examines real-world issues, products and systems, focusing on understanding innovation strategy and management from the perspective of a senior corporate manager. Students will study innovation as a holistic strategic management imperative in a variety of contexts.

Visualization for Persuasion looks at the neuroscience behind the path from understanding to memory, the power of engaging an audience’s visual and motor system, and the importance of leveraging existing brain network through stories and metaphors. Students will learn to convince clients, customers, and colleagues of the merits of their view, using the latest breakthroughs in cognitive science, computer science, and graphic design.

Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances  examines the theory and practice of strategic alliances such as joint ventures, licensing agreements, buyer-supplier partnerships and consortia. This course covers how to design alliances, and how to avoid the many potential problems and complications in managing these relationships.

Incentives, Organization and Strategy asks how managers can design incentives to get employees to do what they want them to do. The goal of the course is to offer a micro-economic approach to both the internal organization of firms and its relationship with the firms’ overall strategies.

Consumer-Led Growth discusses practical lessons for delivering business growth and provides a playbook and simple tools for growing people and growing business across small and large industries around the world. With the acceleration of globalization and increasing impact of the digital revolution, it has become even more difficult for organizations to grow. This course will discuss practical lessons for delivering business growth.


Global leadership


Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois