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  • About the Blog

    Innovative Leadership in a Connected World

    Welcome to the blog created and run by the Executive MBA faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Downtown Chicago.

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is long renowned for its achievements in pioneering some of the greatest inventions and educating legendary CEOs and entrepreneurs. The quality of our education is exemplified by the 600,000 loyal alumni around the world.

    Our Executive MBA —one of the nation’s first programs —builds on the university’s core competency of innovative thinking with a mission to develop outstanding innovative leaders that are ready to lead and transform businesses. The EMBA curriculum is cutting-edge and is taught by outstanding faculty members that are thought leaders in their areas of expertise. Our innovative curriculum is supplemented by three major pieces: innovative leader speaker series on Friday evenings, professional development workshops, and the capstone project involving a real-life project in China.

    What will the blog contain? This blog will feature content written by the Executive MBA faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The content will include both thought pieces on important current business topics and applied summaries of interesting research produced by EMBA faculty. We will also feature content from the “Innovative Speaker Series” that is typically held on Friday evenings, and the various professional development workshops.

    Please feel free to e-mail us about your thoughts and comments and what you would like to see in terms of content. If you’re in Downtown Chicago, please feel free to drop by and say hello to us.

    Happy reading!