2013-2014 Walden University Student Handbook (December 2013) 
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2013-2014 Walden University Student Handbook (December 2013) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMBA Residencies

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As a student in Walden’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, you will attend two face-to-face residencies—a domestic residency held in a U.S. city and an international residency held in a country such as Brazil, China, or Germany. These residencies take place in varying locations and are scheduled at key points during your program.

Leadership Residency: 4-Day U.S. Residency

  • Collaborate and network with members of your cohort.
  • Engage with faculty members in face-to-face learning experiences.
  • Create your professional development plan.
  • Enhance your writing, research, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Receive guidance from student support staff.
  • Develop competency as an executive-level decision-maker and social change agent.

Global Residency: 7- to 10-Day Tour

  • Experience new cultures and business practices with members of your cohort.
  • Attend professional seminars and speaker presentations.
  • Participate in roundtable discussions with local business leaders.
  • Visit corporations to explore organizational and operational structures.
  • Tour the country to visit popular landmarks and destinations.

Learning Outcomes

Residency 1 Outcomes

At the end of this residency, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with peers.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to engage with faculty in face-to-face learning experiences.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of program requirements.
  4. Demonstrate professional communication skills.
  5. Apply critical thinking skills to leadership situations.
  6. Demonstrate skills and practices that will help students be successful.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of their own leadership style.