Go from High Potential to High Impact Leadership with Helzberg's EMBA Program

A UNIQUE COHORT EXPERIENCE.

CLASS OF '19
  • Derek Baron Headshot
    Derek Baron
    Vice President, Netsmart
    "The program has improved my ability to manage and measure what matters, and lead people."
  • David Wild M.D. Headshot
    David Wild M.D.
    Vice President, Performance Improvement, The University Of Kansas Health System
    "The program has helped me develop and hone business and leadership skills which have been immediately impactful in my work. My awareness and understanding of a broader range of opportunities and threats pertaining to our business has been a key benefit of the program as well."
  • Christopher Munsch
    Chief Financial Officer, Mayer Hoffman McCann
    "The program has challenged me to rethink my perspectives in critical aspects of business strategy, management, leadership and execution."
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    David Windhausen
    Executive Vice President, Intouch Solutions
    "The Rockhurst EMBA program has given me a strong and formal foundation for what it means to be a great leader in today's business world. Each course seemed to build upon the last one, all with the focus on being immediately relevant to my daily life as a business executive."
  • Dan M. Searle
    Creative Services Director, VML
    "The EMBA program has reinforced my dedication to never stop learning. The leadership acumen I have gained through this program has been instrumental to my personal and professional development."
  • Rev. Guerric Timothy Letter O.S.B. Headshot
    Rev. Guerric Timothy Letter O.S.B.
    General Manager, The Printery House at Conception Abbey
    "The skills that I gained in becoming a better leader has impacted me the most. I came into the program with a very narrow understanding of what leadership and management was all about. However, I learned immediately that I had a lot to learn as a business leader."
  • Saroj Gupta Headshot
    Saroj Gupta
    President, Asuun
    "The Helzberg Executive MBA has really changed me to critically think and strategically plan in entrepreneurship."
  • Jamie Dik Headshot
    Jamie Dik
    Sr. Director Foodservice Sales, Smithfield Foods
    "The Rockhurst program enabled me to grow my leadership skills so I'm ready for the next level in the company."
  • Nathan Turner Headshot
    Nathan Turner
    Director of Sales and Regional Operations, Burns & McDonnell
    "This program has given me a heightened appreciation for my own abilities and expertise, helped me understand the challenges and opportunities in our global economy and given me the confidence to take risks and embrace my potential. Through this program, I better understand the critical thinking and strategic planning that is necessary to be a leader and change agent within my organization."
  • Spencer Dean Headshot
    Spencer Dean
    Director of Business Development Specialists and Director of Seasonal Sales Teams, Spring Venture Group
    "Through the course, I discovered core business knowledge, as well as leadership and collaboration skills."
  • Ryan Cline Headshot
    Ryan Cline
    Prosthetist and Clinic Manager, Hanger Clinic
    "The leadership and self-insights I have discovered have forced me to identify and improve upon my strengths and weaknesses. The cohort environment has allowed me to gain knowledge from other professionals in varying fields."
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    Matthew Ellis
    Associate Provost for Enrollment Services, Rockhurst University
    "The relationships formed with my EMBA cohort were stronger than I expected. Learning from their experience and supporting each other through the program made it feel more like a shared experience, not merely a degree."
  • Prerana B. Patel
    Senior Integration Architect, Cerner Corporation
    "The Rockhurst Executive MBA has changed my perspective on how I approach everything from small tasks to life changing moments. I have grown intellectually and become far more intuitive with my actions personally and professionally. Individuals in my professional and personal life have noticed a drastic difference in my behaviors and approach to situations."
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    Mary Mooney Burns
    Vice President for Advancement, Rockhurst University
    "This EMBA program is living proof of what makes Jesuit education unique and meaningful. We are challenged to reflect and question our current way of proceeding through the lens of ethical strategy. Rockhurst University determines its success by who their alums become and their impact on others."
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    Jason Cradit
    Sr. Director of Technology, Pivvot
    "The Helzberg EMBA has provided me the super-power of reflection. Allowing me to be more thoughtful in my leadership and intentional in my decision-making."

Rockhurst University EMBA alumni are leaders in business, politics and nonprofit organizations.

  • Kansas City's first Executive MBA, founded in 1978
  • Average Cohort Size, 16 to 20
  • Representing Nonprofit, Manufacturing, healthcare, technology, financial services, government and more
  • 10
    Years
    Average management
    experience
  • 50% of alumni live in the kansas city community
  • The Rockhurst Brand Boosts Your Brand
  • Rockhurst University EMBA Alumni are leaders in business, politics and nonprofit organizations.

IS THE HELZBERG EMBA RIGHT FOR YOU?

The Rockhurst University Executive MBA program develops ethical thought leaders who change business for the better. If you're looking for a values-based immersive learning experience that offers a 360-degree view of leadership, then the Helzberg EMBA program in Kansas City might be for you.

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COHORT NETWORK

From the first day of your EMBA program until graduation, students in our Helzberg Executive MBA cohort take the same classes at the same time -- forming a powerful and diverse network of Kansas City's most sought-after professionals. The unique structure of our EMBA program ensures you'll learn as much from your peers as you do from your professors, while creating relationships that extend far beyond the classroom.