The qualifications for acceptance are very broad, but there is no requirement for a computer science background. The program seeks people with five to 15 years’ experience.
The school came up with the idea two years ago and has been working since then to flesh out the curriculum.
Brown’s School of Professional Studies had a similar program for health care leadership, and there’s an executive MBA program in conjunction with a business school in Spain. The organizers reached out to corporations directly and via the university’s alumni associations.
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