The Executive MBA program born out of the collaboration between IIT Bombay and Washington University in St. Louis is the only Executive MBA program in the world that confers a joint degree from both an Indian and an American university. We believe that the continuous evolution and transformation of executive education will be the most important catalyst enabling strategic transitions in the 21st century. Keeping in line with this thought, IIT Bombay-WashU joint Executive MBA program focuses on making leadership succeed and allowing change-management thrive..


IIT Bombay – Washington University in St. Louis Joint Degree Executive MBA Program

IIT Bombay – Washington University in
St. Louis Joint Degree Executive MBA Program

18 months EMBA for a leadership role

18 months of ‘Modular General Management Program’ aimed at professionals who aim to move from domain expertise to a leadership role

Convenient class structures for 4 consecutive days, every month from Thursday to Sunday

Convenient class structures for 4 consecutive days, every month from Thursday to Sunday

17 Residency Teaching Modules in India and 3 in Washington, D.C. & St. Louis

17 Residency Teaching Modules in India and 3 in Washington, D.C. & St. Louis

State-of-the-art classrooms and accommodations at IIT Bombay Campus, Mumbai

State-of-the-art classrooms and accommodations at IIT Bombay Campus, Mumbai

One on one Executive Coaching tailored for career development

One on one Executive Coaching tailored for career development

Alumni status and privileges of both the universities

Alumni status and privileges of both the universities

Lifetime Email ID access

Lifetime Email ID access


  • Classes for Batch 10 begin in January 2025
  • The fee for the program is Rs 42 Lakhs (INR Forty-two Lakhs) (Fee is non refundable)
  • Tuition fees include costs of textbooks, study material, lodging, and meals for the residency


  • Round 1
  • Closed
  • Round 2
  • 31 May 2024

Please Note:

  • An early application increases your chances of acceptance in the program by 50%.
  • The program has limited seats and hence the first come – first serve admission process applies. It is always beneficial for candidates to apply at the earliest.
  • Your application can be placed in a waiting list. If you are not offered admission for the current tenure, you may be offered a place in the next year’s schedule. Your application fee will then be considered for the next year’s program.


IITB-WashU Executive MBA program promotes innovation, leadership and encourages the highest standards of management practice, research, and collaboration among industry professionals. Our participants come from a range of industries and functions. They are technology savvy, open to change and passionate about performance.

  • Prospects should have Significant experience and be able to demonstrate career progression and success across levels
  • CEO’s, CIO’s, CXO’s, Directors, Presidents, VP’s, etc.
  • AVP’s, Manager of managers
  • Business heads
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Must have a strong drive to succeed and reach for exceptional career milestones
  • Should have demonstrated an ability to adapt, learn and apply new knowledge in varied situations
  • Must have 7+ years of work experience with 5 years of managerial experience
  • Should be a graduate degree holder with a strong academic record
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English


The Executive MBA program offered jointly by IIT Bombay and Washington University in St. Louis mirrors the content and structure of Washington University’s internationally recognized sister programs in the U.S. and China. In fact, courses are taught by many of the same global faculty members.

  • Foundational Core
  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Design
  • Data Modelling and Decisions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Operations and Manufacturing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Experiential Learning (Business Start-up Consulting Project)
  • Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Advance Core
  • Macroeconomics
  • Strategic Cost Analysis
  • Leadership
  • Managing Power and Influence in Organizations
  • Competitive Strategy & Industry Analysis
  • Growth, Valuation, and Sustainability
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Analysis to Action
  • Market Analytics
  • Strategic Management of Innovation (STL)
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • International Residency at Washington, D.C & St. Louis
  • One-to-one executive coaching session
  • Industry visits in St. Louis
  • Global Tycoon Championship
  • Opportunity to study with our EMBA St. Louis or China Cohorts

faculty members

Get to know our top-notch faculty who are experts in their areas. They are poised to prepare you to be the leaders the world needs. Our faculty members are known for their research productivity, with work that is widely published and cited in influential academic journals. They bring this valuable research into the classroom. From them, you’ll acquire business models, thinking practices and trends ahead of the market place – making it a tremendous advantage for you and your organization.

S.V.D. Nageswara Rao - Head – SJMSOM - Executive MBA

S.V.D. Nageswara Rao
Head, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management,
IIT Bombay

Prof. Rao is a Fellow (IIM-A) from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Received the “Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) Best Thesis Proposal Award”, and the “FPM Alumni Research Grant. He is a visiting faculty at IIM - Ahmedabad, Indore & Calicut, NITIE Mumbai & MANAGE Hyderabad. He worked as consultant on various project with ICRS Ltd., CBI, L&T & other corporates. Prof. Rao has been a regular contributor to Publications, Research Monographs, Journals & Books. He has been an Advisor, Secretary to various committees, Panel member & a Board of Governors with institutions.

Mike Mazzeo- Dean – Olin Business School - Executive MBA

Mike Mazzeo
Dean - Olin Business School

Mike Mazzeo became dean of WashU Olin Business School on September 1, 2023. He joined the Olin faculty as a professor of economics after a 25-year career as a researcher, scholar and educator at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he was a professor of strategy and a faculty associate at the university’s Institute for Policy Research. Mazzeo has had a distinguished and prolific career as a researcher. As a scholar, he has developed new statistical methodologies for examining the relationship between product differentiation and market competition, with insights spanning the airline, banking, healthcare, hospitality, retail and telecommunications industries. Mazzeo earned his PhD in economics from Stanford University.

Prof. Anjan Thakor - Professor of Finance

Prof. Anjan Thakor
Professor of Finance

Prof. Daniel Elfenbein - Professor of Strategy

Prof. Daniel Elfenbein
Professor of Strategy

Prof. Dinesh Sharma - Professor of Marketing

Prof. Dinesh Sharma
Professor of Marketing

Prof. Jackson A. Nickerson - Professor of Organization & Strategy

Prof. Jackson A. Nickerson
Professor of Organization & Strategy

Kurt Dirks Executive MBA

Prof. Kurt Dirks
Professor of Managerial Leadership

Mahendra Gupta Executive MBA

Prof. Mahendra R. Gupta
Professor of Accounting

Markus baer Executive MBA

Prof. Markus Baer
Professor of Organizational Behavior

Nicholas argyres Executive MBA

Prof. Nick Argyres
Professor of Strategy

Panos Kouvelis Executive MBA

Prof. Peter Boumgarden
Professor of Practice

Professor of Strategy

Prof. Tarek Ghani
Professor of Strategy

Ron King Executive MBA

Prof. Ron King
Professor of Accounting

Stephen Ryan Executive MBA

Prof. Stephen Ryan
Professor of Economics

TT Niranjan Executive MBA

Prof. Dennis Zhang
Associate Professor of Supply Chain, Operations, and Technology

Todd Milbourn Professor of  Executive MBA

Prof. Todd Gormley
Professor of Finance

Professor Usha EMBA Faculty

Prof. Usha A
Professor of Decision Sciences & Quantitative

Professor Vinish Executive MBA Faculty

Prof. Vinish Kathuria
Professor of Macroeconomics

William Bottom Executive MBA

Prof. William Bottom
Professor of Organizational Behavior

tt niranjan

Prof. T T Niranjan
Global Supply Chain Management


Prof. Indrajit Mukherjee
Ops. and Manufacturing Management


Prof. Samuel Chun
Market Analytics

Executive MBA from IIT Bombay-WashU Certificate


The Executive MBA from IIT Bombay-WashU offers a great Return-on-Investment, in more ways than one. Investment in our program is helping organizations create a leadership pipeline to align with corporate goals and domain experts’ transition to enterprise-wide management roles. Moreover, in comparison to similar courses from outside India, this program offers an exponentially higher ROI. This is simply because India offers a great cost advantage while still offering world-class infrastructure, access to global resources including faculty, industry-wide alumni network & collaborations.


As one of the most highly regarded EMBA programs in India, our participants join the forward-thinking network of both experienced professionals and recent graduates. Our exceptional alumni with diverse experiences hold titles across the industries.

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