Program Experiences & Trips
Baylor’s Executive MBA program values experiential learning and provides students with a customized and innovative curriculum that integrates a variety of learning experiences. We firmly believe that your Executive MBA should be an experience that goes well beyond the classroom so we take our students on the road for active learning.
Waco Residency Week
The program kicks-off with a 5 day residency week where students spend focused time getting back into the learning environment. The week energizes the students by provoking their thought-process and looking at leadership styles and development. The students also start their classes and spend quality time connecting with their cohort while getting to experience Baylor University's main campus.
Active Learning in Washington D.C.
Baylor Executive MBA and Executive MBA Healthcare students travel to Washington D.C. to learn first-hand how public policy and international issues impact business. Students spend a week in Washington D.C. where they learn first-hand how policy decisions impact business. Baylor Executive MBA and Executive MBA Healthcare students travel to Washington D.C. to learn first-hand how public policy and international issues impact business. Students spend a week in Washington D.C. where they learn up close how policy decisions impact business. EMBA-Healthcare students enjoy a customized learning tract that complements their Healthcare Law & Healthcare Policy courses.
This trip is one-of-a-kind. Speakers are hand-picked to provide thought leadership to the students on the intersections of government and business. Students sit in on active congressional hearings and participate in a learning exchange with a local expert to delve into the nuances of communication, strategy, and policy. Students are then challenged to apply the lessons learned to their own industry, business, or product.
Key concepts include:
- How government affects public and private businesses
- How a business can influence government action
Recent business visits included:
- Federal Reserve Bank, Capitol Hill
- The Pentagon
- Congressional Speakers
- Special Interest Groups
Experiencing the World
A student-selected 10-day international trip caps off the program, exposing students to the challenges inherent in conducting business on a global scale. Students experience first-hand countries at different stages in economic development, apply classroom knowledge to real-world issues, and immerse themselves in the culture and business policies of a foreign country.
Imagine visiting with Takealot the Amazon of South Africa or Jio in India – working to disrupt digital services and technology throughout India. Each year we look at the world and we pull together 5 different city pairings and then the students get to select their final trip destinations from the 5 choices. Learning is relevant, timely, and absolutely fascinating.
This trip provides you the opportunity to: Compare and contrast countries at different stages in economic development. Apply classroom knowledge to real-world issues. Immerse yourself in the culture and business policies of a foreign country.
Recent international cities visited include:
- Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi, Vietnam
- Mumbai, India
- Dubai, UAE
- Athens, Greece
- Berlin, Germany
- Hong Kong
- Beijing, China
- Tokyo, Japan
- Ndola, Zambia
- Cape Town, South Africa
- Shanghai, China
- Santiago, Chile
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
Recent international business visits included:
- Mercer Consulting
- Kinpo Electronics
- CB Richard Ellis
- Hong Kong Port
- Ford Motor Company
- Dell, Inc.
- Cognizant Technologies
- Social Bakers
- Green Cola