Master Programmes

Executive MBA

The BI Executive MBA is designed to give you the tools to lead your organisation towards a digital, global and sustainable future. All sought-after skills for future leaders.

This is our Executive MBA

The BI Executive MBA is designed to provide current and aspiring leaders with the skills and confidence needed to drive successful businesses.

The programme offers a comprehensive understanding of business fundamentals, with a special emphasis on leadership development and sustainable business practices.

As a student, you will improve your decision-making skills and leadership abilities - all within the framework of a flexible course structure that allows you to continue working full-time while you are studying.

  • Develop as a Leader
    We place a strong focus on leadership development. This programme guides you through various stages of reflection and self-awareness, helping you develop the necessary skills. More on Leadership Development in our Executive MBA
  • Lead with a focus on sustainable growth
    In today’s business landscape, sustainability is crucial for success but executives report struggle with integrating it into core business. Therefore, sustainability is closely integrated with the other BI programme elements to ensure you are equipped to lead sustainability transformations across business units in a rapidly changing world.
  • Change your career
    We will help you achieve the career move you desire. In addition to regular classes and modules, we offer a series of career development workshops.
  • Learning by doing
    All students participate in a year-long consultancy project, tackling practical, real-life scenarios. This case-based approach provides knowledge and tools you can apply in your own company from day one.

Who is the Executive MBA for?

The Executive MBA programme is designed for ambitious mid- to senior-level managers, executives, and entrepreneurs who aspire to advance their leadership skills and further their careers.

If you want to make an impact, our Executive MBA could be the career-changing experience you need.

"An Executive MBA at BI is more than a degree; it's a network, a confidence builder, and a personal development journey, fostering long-term career success."

Anders Dysvik

Associate Dean Executive MBA

Programme structure and schedule

The EMBA runs over 18 months, and consists of:

Full programme calendar (pdf)

What makes the BI executive MBA unique? 

  • Case based learning methodology with a practical approach
  • Project work - engaging Consultancy Project on a real business challenge
  • Global learning platform - through distinguished venues worldwide
  • Network for life - with ambitious and experienced fellow participants
  • International recognition - BI is proud to be among the less than 1% of business schools worldwide that have been awarded "triple crown accreditation"


82 %
…of our EMBA students say they got a career boost after finishing


92 %
…of our students say that our Executive MBA increased job satisfaction


83 %
…of our students earn higher salaries after graduating 


Practical information

Online Information Meeting - Executive MBA

Are you considering our Executive MBA starting spring 2025? Join our online information meeting 3 September.


Register for the meeting here

Sign up for a one-to-one meeting

Meet with one of our professional EMBA guidance counsellors for a personal talk.


Register here

Sustainable business in the 21st century

BI EMBA Alumni network 

Our EMBA alumni network consists of more than 2000 members globally, and represents a wealth of knowledge, friendships, resources and networking opportunities.  

As an alumni you'll be invited to activities ranging from seminars, talks and workshops to golf tournaments and wine tastings. 

In addition, EMBA Alumni have access to:

  • Career coaching in collaboration with AS3, at a reduced price. This professional advice and counselling offer is a unique offer and tailored specifically for the BI EMBA Alumni.
  • EMBA electives to a reduced price. Participation is together with the on-going EMBA-class, and the schedule for these one-week electives you find on the programme webpage. 
Profilbilde av Ola Ommedal

Contact us

Mr. Ola Ø. Ommedal, Senior Advisor

E-mail: ola.ommedal@bi.no

Phone no. +47 464 10 138


Practical information