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EMBA – Global Supply Chain

Join Our Globally-Ranked Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain

#1 Most Relevant EMBA Worldwide

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Executive MBA – Global Supply Chain Overview

Focusing on immediate relevancy for you and your employer, our Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain (EMBA-GSC) is a one-of-a-kind program that offers a blend of cutting-edge MBA coursework set in the context of supply chain management.

Our global faculty delivers an innovative and integrated curriculum in classrooms in Asia, Europe, and North America. Learn with peer executives and deliver prompt financial returns to your organization through applied learning projects.

11 month program, with less than 30 days out of the office

20 distance learning sessions featuring collaborative online community

45 credit hours to be completed over four residence periods

15 hours a week on average of readings and other assignments



Nationally Among Supply Chain Graduate Programs
2021 Gartner


Graduate Supply Chain Program Among Public Institutions
U.S. News & World Report, 2021 Best Business Schools


Globally for Supply Chain Research
2018 Transportation Journal

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What You'll Learn

  • Critical global business knowledge such as competitive strategy, trade, government/compliance, tax, etc. 
  • Organizational design, talent and change management 
  • How supply chain management best interacts with other business functions including risk management
  • End-to-end supply chain focus, from product design to performance targeting 
  • How to use a modern, global supply chain to impact the bottom line

Relevant and Applied Learning

Develop the vision, communication and leadership skills to succeed in a global, multi-cultural environment through an unmatched end-to-end supply chain focused MBA curriculum, ranked the No. 1 most relevant EMBA worldwide by The Economist.

Industry Connections

Become immersed in an international network of supply chain executives—Haslam graduates and leading faculty and scholars—representing over 70 top supply chain companies.

Unmatched Value

Applied learning provides immediate ROI. Design a custom Organizational Action Project in counsel with one of our prominent faculty advisors and deliver key components to company leadership throughout the year.

Program Benefits

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program?



The Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain takes less than a year to complete, starting in January and ending in December.


What is the program format?

The Executive MBA – Global Supply Chain is an in-person/online program. This is centered around four, nine-day residencies, roughly one per quarter. These residencies are tied together by both synchronous and asynchronous distance learning.


What degree will I receive upon completion of the program?


You will receive a Master of Business Administration.



Is the GMAT/GRE required?

No, GMAT scores are not required. Please contact our team at or (865) 357-8957 for more information.




Yes. There are federal student loans and other need-based financial aid for graduate students at One Stop Express Student Services along with employer sponsorship opportunities and Veterans’ G.I. Bill Benefits.

Are there financial assistance opportunities?

GMAT scores are waived for candidates with 5 years of managerial experience and an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher GMAT scores are not required if you already have a graduate degree.

The Final Application Deadline is   Jan. 14

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