Executive Leadership Training at Anderson School of Management

Executive Education Through EMBA and Leadership Executive Training

Are you ready to unleash your leadership potential? Anderson offers two types of executive education programs to build your knowledge and skills — and strengthen your ability to guide diverse teams in a variety of industries.

Executive MBA

One of the most sought-after executive education programs, the EMBA can help launch your leadership to the next level. Our Executive MBA program features:
  • Small teams of experienced professionals
  • A week-long residency track in Global Leadership, Science and Technology or Diversity Leadership
  • World-class faculty
  • Live online courses, presented from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every other Saturday
  • 43 credit hours
  • Summer start, with applications due by February 1 or April 1
  • 24-month completion
Gabriel Castro

"The EMBA two-week international residency program offered the experience of a lifetime. Interfacing with global business leaders has given me a more in-depth perspective regarding the unprecedented changes we're seeing in healthcare, here in the US and worldwide."

Gabriel Castro, EMBA 2019
Director, PMG Practice Operations
Presbyterian Healthcare Services

EMBA Student Snapshot

This program is a good fit for executives and leaders who are ready for a 24-month degree program that builds knowledge across a broad range of professional concepts. EMBA topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Organizational Structures
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Global Leadership
  • Strategy

Quick facts on Anderson's EMBA program*


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Maxine McReynolds

“The EMBA curriculum helped me develop my understanding and leadership skills in ways that I could never have imagined. I am now much better equipped and confident in my leadership roles.”

Maxine McReynolds, EMBA 2019
Los Alamos National Laboratory Office of General Counsel

Learn More About the EMBA


Executive Leadership Training

Learn from your peers and stay up to date on the latest concepts in the ever-evolving world of professional leadership. Anderson's noncredit, online leadership executive training brings together strong leaders from diverse backgrounds to share experiences and best practices.

Shorter and more focused on specific leadership topics than the EMBA degree program, leadership executive training includes a total of roughly 16 hours of live Zoom sessions with industry professionals. Choose a course on either of the following executive education topics:

Women's Leadership Development

Explore the barriers that you face as a woman in the workplace — as well as how to elevate the unique strengths you bring to the table. You'll also gain tactical tools to help build your confidence and elevate your career. You'll meet and engage with a group of like-minded, strong and supportive women and build a lifelong network.

What You'll Gain

  • Build valuable relationships with other successful women
  • Navigate workplace politics with finesse
  • Use your social capital to reach your goals
  • Create a balance between your career and your personal life
  • Recognize, address and prevent bullying in the workplace

Discussion Topics

  • Authentic Leadership
  • Power and Influence
  • Leadership Styles and Diversity
  • Branding and Marketing Yourself
  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Social Capital and Networking
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Balancing Career and Life

Who Should Attend

  • Those looking to build confidence in their leadership abilities
  • Women aspiring to high-level leadership roles
  • Participants interested in connecting with other influential women
  • Managers: Register your promising women leaders


Nonprofit Leadership Development

Discover how to create or manage your nonprofit organization more effectively and efficiently — and make a greater impact in your community. This course will provide lessons on subjects ranging from strategic planning to fundraising.

Discussion Topics

  • Organizational Leadership: Preparation for Leadership
  • Voluntary Leadership: Board Governance and Best Practices
  • Evaluating Legal and Ethical Issues Facing Nonprofit Corporations
  • Strategic and Operational Planning for Nonprofits
  • Human Resources for Leaders of Nonprofits
  • Advertising, Promotions and Marketing Communications
  • Identifying the Key Concepts of Resource Development
  • Building Capacity Through Social Enterprise

Who Should Attend

  • Staff member, director or board member of a nonprofit
  • Philanthropist or volunteer
  • Individual interested in working in the nonprofit field


Additional Information

UNM Employee Tuition Remission
UNM staff, faculty and retirees can use their Tuition Remission benefit on professional development programs.
Job Training Albuquerque Funding Opportunity
Full funding for this program is available through Job Training Albuquerque. Check the JTA website to see if you qualify or to apply for JTA funding. Contact Allison Pendell Jones at CNMI with questions.

Upcoming Courses

Additionally, the leadership executive training program will add courses in these topics soon:

  • Healthcare leadership
  • Minority leadership
  • LGBTQ+ leadership