Executive MBA: Career Tracks

The Walton Executive MBA is designed to meet the needs of professionals with diverse career goals and interests. Our corporate partners worked with Walton Faculty to create seven distinct areas of focus that today's companies view as critical. As an EMBA student, you will select a career track during your second year, in order to pursue deeper expertise in the subject that best meets your professional goals.

Supply Chain

SCMT 56803: SOURCE: Global Supply Chain Management Logistics management is that part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements. To achieve its objectives, logistics management requires the integration of business processes within and across organizations in a supply chain. Using hands on projects and class discussions based on case studies and current press articles, this course will expose participants to logistics management challenges faced by member organizations of retail supply chains competing in an omni-channel environment transformed by radical changes in consumer behavior, technology, and globalization.
SCMT 56903 Predictive Analytics Explores current events, concepts, and new developments in the field of logistics and transportation. Topics are selected by the Marketing and Transportation faculty for each semester the course is offered.


FINN 53003: Advanced Corporate Financial Management Focus on financial policy issues using real situational cases. Topics include cost of capital, capital budgeting and long-term planning, value-based management, real options, as well as project financing and valuation.
FINN 53303: Investment Theory and Management Integration of theory, practice of investments with solution of individual and institutional portfolio management problems; Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts' Problems; variable annuity in estate planning.

Organizational Innovation

SEVI 52303: Human-Centered Design This course will serve as a highly hands-on experience through the human-centered design process, organized around the following modules: design research, problem identification, concept generation & creativity, prototyping, testing, communication & visualization. Within this course, students have the structure and space to be collaborative, creative, and agile, enabling them to rapidly design viable solutions for their organizational partners.
SEVI 52403: Product Management This course presents an integrated overview of the field of product management. Through this interactive course, students will be able to take organizational innovation ideas formed in the pre-requisite Human Centered Design course to the next level by learning and implementing the fundamentals of product management which included improving technical acumen, strategy development, business modeling, product market fit, understanding OKR's, EPIC's, and Retrospectives.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Certificate

SEVI 54203: New Venture Development (Fall Semester) Focuses on the identification and analysis of new venture opportunities and how entrepreneurs acquire the human and financial resources needed to develop successful businesses. Topics include market analysis, development of products and services, negotiation, developing and executing business plans, and new venture financing. Students are required to complete summer assignments before the course begins in the fall semester.
SEVI 54103: New Venture Development II (Spring Semester) A large-scale, real world, 10 week project involving hands-on work addressing issues faced by managers in partnering firms.
SEVI 53103: Strategic Management Strategy formulation, strategy implementation, and other topics related to the long-term success of the firm. Includes role of the general manager, international issues, and the impact of management fads on decision making.


MKTG 55603: Retail Strategy Retailing is the set of business activities that adds value to products and services sold to consumers. These retailing activities can take place a variety of areas including in stores, online, social networks, mobile apps, via a salesperson, catalogs or kiosks. Objective of this course is to familiarize students with the retail strategy and shopper marketing activities which involves identifying the target market, the nature of merchandise/services, and creating long-term advantage over competitors. Focus will be on current retail trends and decisions that allow the retailer to build strategic advantage including location, merchandising, customer service, omnichannel, customer experience, loyalty programs and analytics.
MKTG 55203: Marketing Analytics This course is intended to teach students how to use data analytics to improve marketing decision making at every stage of the Strategic Marketing Process. The focus will be on the skills and tools needed to obtain, process, and analyze data to formulate and answer critical marketing questions and make managerial recommendations. This is a hands-on course that employs real-world databases, lectures, cases, and exercises.

Business Analytics Certificate

ISYS 51003: Data Analytics Fundamentals Fundamental knowledge and skills in several major areas of business data analytics. Emphasis on the management and use of data in modern organizations, intermediate and advanced spreadsheet topics; relational databases and SQL; and programming (such as Python).
ISYS 58303: Data Management Systems Investigation and application of advanced database concepts include database administration, database technology, and selection and acquisition of database management systems. Data modeling and system development in a database environment.
ISYS 58403: Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management Business intelligence focuses on assessing and creating information and knowledge from internal and external sources to support business decision making process. In this seminar, data mining and information retrieval techniques will be used to extract useful knowledge from data, which could be used for business intelligence, and knowledge management.


BUSI 51103: The Health Care System Analysis of system-wide issues related to delivery of health in the United States, including organizational arrangements, financing, health status issues, health insurance, health manpower, cost of health care, quality of health care, access and regulatory issues.
BUSI 51703: Health Law Introduces the basic principles and practices of law impacting healthcare administration.
BUSI 51303: Healthcare Quality Management and Information Systems Provides a detailed overview of financial management topics in a healthcare setting.
BUSI 51503: Applications in Health Systems Financial Management Covers issues and trends in healthcare information technology while exploring contemporary topics in quality management and process improvement.