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									EXECUTIVE

  M BA

PROGRAM
  At the SMU Cox
Executive MBA program
we have been   focused on quality
    –in our students, faculty, staff,
          curriculum and relationships
                     since 1976.


    BusinessWeek most recently ranked
 the Cox Executive MBA
                 #9 in the world.
                         Students                                       The Cox School consistently attracts experienced
                                                                        successful business leaders to our EMBA program.
                                                                        With an average of 15 years of professional
                                                                        experience and nine years in management positions,
                                                                        recent classes have included C-level executives,
                                                                        directors, consultants, small business owners and
                                                                        entrepreneurs from ever y major industr y as well
                                                                        as physicians, architects and attorneys. By attracting
                                                                        experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds,
                                                                        we ensure that you will learn as much from your
                                                                        peers as you will from the faculty.




                                                                                                              Sunita Gandhi
     Geoffrey Brenner                                                                                                     EMBA 2 0 0 6
                     E MB A 2003
                                                                                                                Bachelor of Engineering
             B ac he l or of P syc hol ogy                                                                       U niversity of Mu m bai
            F l ori da State U ni ve rs i ty
                                                                                                         V ic e Pr e s id e nt , JP M or gan
 P res i d en t/C E O , V HA Tex a s , I n c.
                                                                                                            “ O u r diverse class shared a
       “T he c ombi nati on of a c a d e m i c                                                             com m on thread of hard w ork,
  e x c e l l e nc e , pe e r e x pe ri e nc e a nd re a l                                                    lear ning and overcom ing
worl d appl i c ati on has ha d a s i gni f i c a nt                                                                      obst ac l e s.”
positive impac t on my c a re e r tra je c tor y.”




                                                                  Alejandra Martinez
                                                                                  EMBA 2 0 0 6

                                                                           B ac helor in Marketing
                                                             I nsti tu to U ni ve rsi t ario de Nu evas P rofesiones

                                                                    Sen i or Ma r k e t ing M a na ge r
                                                                  Mu l ti cu l tu r a l M a r k e t s , Ve r iz on

                                                                  “T he program helped m e think m ore
                                                                    strate gi c al l y w hile expanding the
                                                                     impac t of m y de c i si on m aki n g.”
                                                                                                                                             www.c oxe mb a. c om



                                                                                           Ziad Haydar
                                                                                                   EMBA 2 0 0 8

                                                                                      Bachelor of P hy sics and M.D.
                                                                                     A m erican U niversity of Beiru t

                                                                                 V ic e Pr e s id e nt f or He a lt h Car e
                                                                                  I mp rov e me nt , Ba y lor He alt h
                                                                                                 Ca r e Sy s t e m

                                                                                      “ T h e C ox E M B A e n h an c e d m y
                                                                                    t r an si t i on fr om c l i n i c al pr ac t i c e
                                                                                                 t o l e ade r sh i p.”
                                                                 Curriculum
                                                                 The Cox EMBA is a lockstep, cohort-styled program
                                                                 with a curriculum focused on general management with
                                                                 emphases in finance and strategy. The first half of the
                                                                 program stresses business tools, while the second half
                                                                 focuses on application. The 48 credit hour program spans
                                                                 21 months in an alternating weekend format (Friday
                                                                 and Saturday) and is accredited by the Association
                                                                 to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

                                                                 Cox EMBA students have a variety of dynamic, hands-on
                                                                 learning opportunities throughout the program. Our
                                                                 forward-thinking curriculum includes an international
A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN                                          study trip, where students experience political climates
                                                                 and business practices first-hand. Unique to Cox is our
In today’s increasingly complex business climate, experienced
                                                                 entrepreneurship course that gives students the opportunity
professionals are working harder than ever to ensure they
                                                                 to present business plans to venture capitalists and angel
stay ahead of the competition. At the SMU Cox School of
                                                                 investors as well as participate in an EMBA business plan
Business, we recognize the valuable role that an exceptional     competition. Meanwhile, our students have unparalleled
business education plays in that endeavor and strive to          access to SMU programs, events, research and business
ensure all of our Executive MBA students graduate fully          partners while in the program and long after graduation.
prepared to work smarter – not just harder.
                                                                 Recognizing the special needs of our travelling
Our EMBA program consists of a progressive curriculum            students and those with demanding schedules, classes
that brings internationally recognized faculty together with     are recorded and available for future review.
students in an intimate, private school setting. This uncommon
environment facilitates highly productive and mutually
beneficial collaboration both in the classroom as well as in
outside activities such as study groups, educational forums
and interactions with the corporate community. We further
augment the campus experience with an international study
trip, a global network of 38,000 alumni and the vast personal
and professional resources we provide to all of our graduates.

Today, as a result of our students’ success and the strength
of our faculty and administration, the SMU Cox EMBA
                                                                     TE R M 1 - Fa ll
program is proud to be ranked # 9 in the world by
                                                                     Financial Accounting
BusinessWeek and #15 in the U.S. by The Wall Street Journal.
                                                                     Organizational Behavior
We invite you to visit us and see why the program is so
                                                                     Statistics
highly esteemed. We trust you’ll leave our campus motivated,
energized and inspired by the resources available to you
                                                                     TE R M 2 - S p r in g
at Cox.
                                                                     Decision Modeling
You have many choices in education. The investment you               Managerial Accounting
make today will pay dividends throughout your career. Here           Fundamentals of Marketing
at Cox, we are committed to provide the skills, experiences,         Microeconomics
connections and knowledge you will need to succeed.
We wish you well in making this important decision.                  TE R M 3 - S u m m er
                                                                     Executive Leadership
                                                                     Macroeconomics
                                                                     Business Finance
Albert W. Niemi, Jr.                                                 Operations Management
Dean, Cox School of Business                                         L e g a l En vi r on m e n t of Bu s i n e s s
                                                              Centers and
                                                                  Institutes




                                                                       Jerry F. White
Through the Cox EMBA, you have access to
a number of programs, centers and institutes
that allow you to develop specialized skills      Caruth Institute of Entrepreneurship
and stay apprised of the latest research and      The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship was established in 1970 to

best practices.                                   help individuals keep pace with the dynamic, rapidly changing field of
                                                  entrepreneurship. Jerry F. White serves as director of the Caruth Institute
The Business Leadership Center (BLC)              for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox. He counts more than 10,000 aspiring
offers specialized training in creative and       and practicing entrepreneurs among his students over the past 30 years.
productive leadership, managerial leadership,     He is chairman of the Southwest Venture Forum, co-founder and chairman
team dynamics, leadership in a service culture,   of the Dallas 100™ Awards and founder and director of the Cox MBA

and communications and interpersonal skills.      Venture Fund. He is also a management consultant specializing in
                                                  entrepreneurial strategy and finance and a former corporate director
The MBA Career Management Center (CMC)            of numerous fast–growth entrepreneurial firms.
provides a variety of career advisory services,
including career assessments, planning, resumé
                                                  O’Neil Center for Global Markets
review and individual coaching.
                                                  & Freedom
The Cox Associate Board gives you the             W. Michael Cox is director of the O’Neil Center
opportunity to meet successful business leaders   for Global Markets and Freedom at SMU Cox.

and work one-on-one with an executive mentor.     He is formerly chief economist and senior vice
                                                  president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas,
More than 250 executives currently ser ve as
                                                  where he served for 25 years advising the                W. Michael Cox
mentors in the program.
                                                  president on monetar y and other economic
                                                  policies. He holds the unique distinction of being
                                                  the Federal Reserve System’s only chief economist

T ER M 4 - Fa l l                                 in history. Cox is widely published in the nation’s

B us in es s S t ra t eg y                        leading business press and Congress frequently

M a rket in g S t ra t eg y                       designates his research as required reading.

Case Studies in Financial Management

T ER M 5 - Sp ri ng                               CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
S t ra t eg ic Huma n Capit al                    Business Information Center
M erg ers & Ac q uis it io n s
                                                  Center for Real Estate & Land Use Economics
G lo b a l B us in es s E n viro n men t s
E n t rep ren eurs h ip                           EnCap Investments & LCM Group
                                                  Alternative Asset Management Center
N eg o t ia t io n s
E lec t ive ( 1 c o urs e)                        JCPenney Center for Retail Excellence
                                                  KPMG Institute for Corporate Governance
                                                  Maguire Energy Institute
                                                  Southwestern Graduate School of Banking

                                                               w w w.c o x em b a .c o m
                           The Cox faculty is ranked among the top 30 business


            Faculty        schools in the world for research productivity in
                           economics, finance, information systems, marketing
                           and strategy according to a study by Academic Assessment
                           Ser vices (AAS).




                               Har vey Rosenblum, Ph.D.
                               Harvey Rosenblum is an adjunct professor of economics at SMU Cox, teaching
                               courses in contemporary issues on monetary policy and financial institutions and
                               markets. He has been teaching macroeconomics in the EMBA program since 2007.
                               He began his career in 1970 as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of
                               Chicago. Rosenblum joined the Dallas Fed as senior vice president and director of
                               research in 1985 and was promoted to executive vice president in 2005. He is a
                               sought-after speaker on banking, the economy and monetar y policy. He received
                               a B.A. in economics from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in economics
                               from the University of California, Santa Barbara.




                                    Bill Dillon, Ph.D.
                                    William “Bill” Dillon is the senior associate dean for
                                    academic affairs and Herman W. Lay Professor of
                                    Marketing and Statistics for SMU Cox. Dillon is the
                                    16th most prolific scholar in the world based upon
                                    his publications in the top four marketing journals over
                                    the past 25 years. He has been at Cox for 15 years
                                    and currently teaches the marketing fundamentals course
                                    in the EMBA program. In addition, he has written four
                                    textbooks, two of which appeared in the prestigious
                                    Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics. Dillon is a
                                    recipient of the 2004 EMBA “Most Valuable Professor”
                                    Award. He received his M.B.A. and his Ph.D. in business
                                    administration from the City University of New York.           Darius Mille r P h . D.
                                                                                                   Darius Miller holds the Caruth Chair in Financial
                                                                                                   Management at SMU Cox. He joined the
Tassu S h e r v a n i, P h.D.                                                                      faculty in 2005 and teaches business finance
Tassu Shervani is the Marilyn and Leo Corrigan Endowed                                             and global finance in the EMBA program.
Professor of Marketing at SMU Cox. Shervani has been                                               Miller is an internationally recognized scholar
teaching marketing strategy to the Executive MBAs since                                            in the fields of financial market regulation,
2005. He has published numerous articles in leading journals                                       corporate governance and financial disclosure.
and has also received multiple awards for his research on                                          His research has received numerous awards,
market-based assets as well as research that has made a                                            including his work on international stock
long-term contribution to the field of marketing. Shervani                                         cross-listings that was recently recognized as
was twice selected “Outstanding Faculty” by BusinessWeek,                                          one of the most highly cited papers published
a recognition of his standing as one of the premier business                                       in the Journal of Financial Economics. Miller
educators in the United States. Sher vani received his                                             also is a multiple recipient of the Cox MBA
M.B.A. from the Xavier Institute, Jamshedpur, India and                                            outstanding teaching award, both in 2007
his Ph.D. in business administration from the University                                           and 2008. He is active in executive education,
of Southern California.                                                                            delivering programs in the U.S. and abroad.
                                                                                                   Miller holds a B.S. in electrical engineering
                                                                                                   from Tulane University, an M.B.A. from Loyola
                                                   ww w.c o x em b a .c o m                        University and a Ph.D. in finance from the
                                                                                                   University of California, Irvine.
  E xe c utiv e M BA Pr ogra m
SMU Cox Sc hool of Busine ss
      PO Box 750507
  D a lla s, TX 75275-0507
   Phone 214-768-3154
     F a x 214-768-1288
     www.c oxe mba .c om
                                  Application Instructions – Executive MBA Program Fall 2011

Suggested Pre-Application Evaluation             All official undergraduate/graduate          submit the $2,800 payment by the date
The SMU COX Executive MBA Program is              transcripts                                  stated on their letter of acceptance. We
an intensely invigorating time requiring your    $100 application fee                         cannot reserve a seat in the class until the
full commitment as well as the full backing      Personal Interview                           payment is received. Should an accepted
and understanding of your employer and          Once all application materials have been       applicant decide to forfeit his or her
family. Prospective applicants are              received, your file will be reviewed by the    reserved seat (withdraw from the program
encouraged to investigate the commitment        Admissions Committee.                          before it begins), the candidate will forfeit
required. The following activities (not                                                        his or her full payment and receive no
necessarily in the order outlined) can          Submit Application items to:                   refund. Withdrawing applicants may elect
provide you with a realistic overview of the    Executive MBA Program Coordinator              to hold a seat in the Fall 2012 EMBA class
program:                                        SMU Cox School of Business                     without making an additional payment.
 Fax or email your resume to (214) 768-        PO Box 750507
  1288 or dteems@cox.smu.edu                    Dallas, Texas 75275-0507                       Estimated Payment Schedule
 Visit a class and/or attend an Information                                                   $2,800 Due upon acceptance
  Session                                       Application Deadlines                          20% Due August 2011 before orientation
 Explore your employer’s financial             Students are admitted in the fall term only.   20% Due January 2012
  commitment and support, if appropriate        Early decision applicants should submit        20% Due May 2012
 Evaluate your personal commitment and         completed applications no later than           20% Due August 2012
  timing as well as your family’s support       December 1, 2010. After May 31, 2011,          20% Due January 2013
                                                applications are processed as received and
Information Sessions and Class Visits           decisions are made on a rolling, space-        Loans for the Executive MBA Program
Candidates considering the SMU Cox              available basis. You may submit your           Students seeking financial aid need to
Executive MBA Program are encouraged to         application anytime before deadlines.          complete the Free Application for Federal
visit a class and attend an information                                                        Student Aid. The website is
session. This is an opportunity to learn        Key Dates                                      www.fafsa.ed.gov. You may use a pin
more about the program. Information             Application Deadlines                          number to act as your signature on the
sessions are held Saturday’s from 9:30 –         December 1, 2010                             account. The website is www.pin.ed.gov
11:30 a.m. at the Dallas campus. Please          February 28, 2011                            will help you obtain your pin number. Our
call or visit our website to sign up.            May 31, 2011                                 school code is 003613. For more
                                                 After May 31, 2011 – Space available         information, contact the Financial Aid
Upcoming Information Session Dates                rolling admissions                           Counselor, Barbara Waters, at
 September 11, 2010                            August 11 - 13, 2011 –Orientation              bwaters@smu.edu.
 October 16, 2010                              August 26, 2011 – Classes begin
 November 6. 2010                                                                             There is no scholarship money available for
                                                                                               the Executive MBA Program given at this
 January 29, 2011                              Tuition & Payments
                                                The SMU Cox Executive MBA Program              time.
Applications Procedures &                       tuition for the entering class of Fall 2011
                                                has not been determined. Tuition for Fall      Contact Us
Requirements
                                                2010 was $96,500. The tuition covers the       Email: dteems@cox.smu.edu
Please complete the online application:
                                                cost of textbooks, materials, use of the       Phone: (214) 768-3154
https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=smu-
                                                Business Information Center, parking,          Fax: (214)768-1288
emba
                                                meals on each class day, airfare, lodging      Website: www.coxemba.com
The items listed below constitute a
complete application:                           and most meals associated with the
                                                required international trip.                   Executive MBA Program
 Current resume and cover letter
                                                In addition there is a $2,800 nonrefundable    SMU Cox School of Business
 Completed application form, which include
                                                payment (not applied towards tuition) that     PO Box 750507
  two essays
                                                guarantees your place in the class.            Dallas, Texas 75275-0507
 Two recommendation letters: one from a
  senior manager of the sponsoring              Candidates accepted into the SMU Cox
  company; one from immediate supervisor        Executive MBA Program are required to
Tentative 2011-2013 Cox Executive MBA Program Calendar                                             Class Times & Location

             July                         August                         September                 Fridays & Saturdays (both sessions) on
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S    Alternating Weekends
                         1   2       1   2    3    4   5   6                          1   2   3
3    4   5    6      7   8   9   7   8   910 11 12 13 1         4    5    6     7     8   9   10   Fridays:
10 11 12 13 14 15 16             14 15 16 17 18 19 20           11 12 13 14 15 16 17               Breakfast: 7:15 am-7:55 am
17 18 19 20 21 22 23             21 22 23 24 25 26 27           18 19 20 21 22 23 24               Morning session: 8:00 am-11:45 am
24 25 26 27 28 29 30             28 29 30 31                    25 26 27 28 29 30                  Lunch: 11:45 am-1:15 pm
31                                                                                                 Afternoon session: 1:15 pm-5:00 pm
         October                         November                        December
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S    Saturdays:
                             1           1    2    3   4   5                          1   2   3    Breakfast: 7:15 am-7:55 am
2    3   4    5      6   7   8   6   7   8    9    10 11 12     4    5    6     7     8   9   10   Morning session: 8:00 am-11:45 am
9    10 11 12 13 14 15           13 14 15 16 17 18 19           11 12 13 14 15 16 17               Lunch: 11:45 am-12:45 pm
16 17 18 19 20 21 22             20 21 22 23 24 25 26           18 19 20 21 22 23 24               Afternoon session: 12:45 pm-4:30 pm
23 24 25 26 27 28 29             27 28 29 30                    25 26 27 28 29 30 31
30 31                                                                                              Classes held at the James M. Collins
                                                                                                   Executive Education Center
2012
         January                         February                             March                Key Dates
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S
1    2   3    4      5   6   7               1     2   3   4                         1    2   3    Highlighted dates denote class sessions
8    9   10 11 12 13 14          5   6   7    8    9   10 11    4    5    6     7     8   9   10   1. Orientation: Aug. 11-13, 2011
15 16 17 18 19 20 21             12 13 14 15 16 17 18           11 12 13 14 15 16 17               2. International Trip: Oct. 11-19, 2012
22 23 24 25 26 27 28             19 20 21 22 23 24 25           18 19 20 21 22 23 24               3. Graduation: May 11, 2013
29 30 31                         26 27 28 29                    25 26 27 28 29 30 31
                                                                                                   Curriculum
             April                           May                              June
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S    Term 1: Fall
1    2   3    4      5   6   7           1   2     3   4   5                              1   2    Financial Accounting
8    9   10 11 12 13 14          6   7   8    9    10 11 12     3    4    5     6     7   8   9    Organizational Behavior
15 16 17 18 19 20 21             13 14 15 16 17 18 19           10 11 12 13 14 15 16               Statistics
22 23 24 25 26 27 28             20 21 22 23 24 25 26           17 18 19 20 21 22 23
29 30                            27 28 29 30 31                 24 25 26 27 28 29 30               Term 2: Spring
                                                                                                   Decision Modeling
             July                         August                         September                 Managerial Accounting
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S    Marketing Research
1    2   3    4      5   6   7               1     2   3   4                                  1    Microeconomics
8    9   10 11 12 13 14          5   6   7    8    9   10 11    2    3    4     5     6   7   8
15 16 17 18 19 20 21             12 13 14 15 16 17 18           9    10 11 12 13 14 15             Term 3: Summer
22 23 24 25 26 27 28             19 20 21 22 23 24 25           16 17 18 19 20 21 22               Business Finance
29 30 31                         26 27 28 29 30 31              23 24 25 26 27 28 29               Executive Leadership
                                                                30                                 Legal Environment
         October                         November                        December                  Macroeconomics
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S    Operations Management
     1   2    3      4   5   6                     1   2   3                                  1
7    8   9    10 11 12 13 2      4   5   6    7    8   9   10   2    3    4     5     6   7   8    Term 4: Fall
14 15 16 17 18 19 20             11 12 13 14 15 16 17           9    10 11 12 13 14 15             Business Strategy
21 22 23 24 25 26 27             18 19 20 21 22 23 24           16 17 18 19 20 21 22               Case Studies in Financial Management
28 29 30 31                      25 26 27 28 29 30              23 24 25 26 27 28 29               Marketing Strategy
                                                                30 31                              Global Business Environments
2013
         January                         February                             March                Term 5: Spring
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S    Entrepreneurship/Corporate Intrepreneurship
         1    2      3   4   5                         1   2                              1   2    Mergers & Acquisitions
6    7   8    9      10 11 12    3   4   5    6    7   8   9    3    4    5     6     7   8   9    Negotiations
13 14 15 16 17 18 19             10 11 12 13 14 15 16           10 11 12 13 14 15 16               Strategic Human Capital
20 21 22 23 24 25 26             17 18 19 20 21 22 23           17 18 19 20 21 22 23               Elective (1)
27 28 29 30 31                   24 25 26 27 28                 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
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             April                           May                              June
S    M   T    W      T   F   S   S   M   T   W     T   F   S    S    M    T    W     T    F   S
     1   2    3      4   5   6               1     2   3   4                                  1
7    8   9    10 11 12 13        5   6   7    8    9
                                                10 11 3         2    3    4     5     6   7   8
14 15 16 17 18 19 20             12 13 14 15 16 17 18           9    10 11 12 13 14 15
21 22 23 24 25 26 27             19 20 21 22 23 24 25           16 17 18 19 20 21 22
28 29 30                         26 27 28 29 30 31              23 24 25 26 27 28 29
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