Welcome Global MBA Class of 2021

As a member of the Global Master of Business Administration Class of 2021, you are poised for a challenging journey that will impact your life in powerful and positive ways. In choosing the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, you will be joining a special place where business is taught with humanity in mind. Led by the experienced Carey faculty, your courses will present business concepts in a rigorous and integrated framework that emphasizes practical applications while challenging you to address real-world problems.

Our learning environment fosters thoughtful analysis of critical business issues through the application of leadership, technology, business principles, and ethics. Special emphasis is placed on experiential learning, in which you work with businesses and nongovernmental organizations around the globe.


Global MBA Information for new students

Global MBA Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 19

Introduction to Carey Business School

Business Dress Required

  • Registration with Continental Breakfast: 8:00 am –  9:15 am
  • Welcome and Student Introductions: 9:15 am  – 10:30 am
  • Competencies and Experiential Learning: 10:45 am – 11:30 am
  • Tour of Carey Business School (CBS): 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Lunch with Faculty, Staff, and Students: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Academic Integrity: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Security Briefing: 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Introduction to Advising: 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Student Services Overview, Health Insurance: 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
  • Carey Business School Global MBA Class of 2021 Photo: 3:15 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Breakout Information Sessions: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Welcome to Carey Happy Hour: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tuesday, August 20

The Importance of Successful Teaming

Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

Casual Dress, Active Close-Toed Shoes (Athletic Wear)

  • Students embark onto buses: 8:15 am - 8:30 am
  • Buses Depart Carey and travel to Outward Bound: 8:30 am
  • Arrival at  Outward Bound: 9:00 am
  • Teaming: 9:15 am – 9:45 am
  • Team Building Activities hosted by Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound (BCOB): 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wrap-up of Teaming: 4:15 pm  – 4:45 pm
  • Buses depart and return to Harbor East: 5:00 pm
Wednesday, August 21

Society and Business: Keeping Humanity in Mind

Business Casual Dress Required

  • Continental Breakfast – Jcard pick up: 8:30 am – 9:00 am
  • Welcome from Development & Alumni Relations: 9:00 am – 9:15 am
  • Innovation for Humanity Program Overview and Diversity, Cultural Competencies session: 9:15 am – 11:15 am
  • Break: 11:15 am – 11:30 am
  • Faculty Panel: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • GMBA Association Introduction: 12:00 am – 12:15 pm
  • 2nd year GMBA Student Panel Discussion: 12:15pm – 12:45 pm
  • Lunch with Faculty, Staff, and Students: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
  • Baltimore Scope-A-Thon: 1:45 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Reception for Scope-A-Thon: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Global MBA Program Information

The Johns Hopkins Global MBA inspires our students to believe that business can – and must – do more to further society. A small cohort size in your program allows for personalized attention from faculty and career staff as well as opportunities for networking and relationship-building with your peers. The course structure of this two-year, 54-credit program is designed to give you a firm foundation in business best practices – a balanced mix of core studies, theory, ethics, and entrepreneurship.

Below please find the credit and course structure for the incoming Global MBA Class of 2021. 

Quantitative Skills Boot Camp
Orientation – Week prior to Fall semester

Y1 - Fall: 16 credits

Fall 1: 8 Weeks

  • BU.911.610 Marketing Management (2 credits)
  • BU.910.610 Accounting Foundations (2 credits)
  • BU.914.610 Business Statistics (2 credits)
  • BU.913.610 Business Analytics (2 credits)
  • BU.001.351 Professional Development for Career Success (0 credits)

Fall 2: 8 Weeks

  • BU.930.632 Management and Organizational Behavior (2 credits)
  • BBU.910.611 Corporate Finance (2 credits)
  • BU.912.611 Operations Management (2 credits)
  • BU.930.633 Business Microeconomics (2 credits)
  • BU.940.610 Innovation for Humanity Project (0 credits)

January Intersession – Career Development Activities

Y1 - Spring: 12 credits

Spring 1: 8 Weeks

  • BU.940.611 Innovation for Humanity (4 credits)
    3-week I4H residency (2018 locations: Rwanda, India, Peru, US)
  • BU.930.630 Solving Organizational Problems (1 credit)
  • BU.930.610 Effective Communication (1 credit)

Spring 2: 8 Weeks

  • Innovation for Humanity
    Completion – beginning of Spring 2
  • BU.913.611 Judgement and Decision Making (2 credits)
  • BU.930.634 Financial Valuation (2 credits)
  • BU.912.610 Competitive Strategy (2 credits)

Experiential Learning 4 credits (2 two credit courses)
Students are required to choose a second-year experiential course
Courses being offered: Discovery to Market, City Lab, Health Services Improvement

Y2 - Fall: 14 credits

Fall 1: 8 Weeks
Electives and Experiential Learning course

Fall 2: 8 Weeks
Electives and Experiential Learning course

Y2 - Spring: 12 credits

Spring 2: 8 Weeks

  • BU.930.631 Experiences in Leadership (2 credits)
  • BU.932.610 Ethical Leadership (2 credits)
  • Electives

Spring 2: 8 Weeks

  • Electives


Meet the Global MBA faculty at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. 

Yuval Dan Bar-Or, PhD
Assistant Professor

James R. Calvin, PhD

Maqbool Dada, PhD

Tinglong Dai, PhD
Assistant Professor

Kabir Dutta, MBA, PhD
Assistant Professor

Brian Gunia, PhD
Associate Professor

Erik Helzer, PhD
Assistant Professor

Hyeong-Min (Christian) Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor

Nayoung Louie, PhD

Mario Macis, PhD
Associate Professor

Christopher Myers, PhD
Assistant Professor

Supriya Munshaw, PhD

Colleen Stuart, PhD
Assistant Professor

Xian Sun, PhD
Assistant Professor


Please use the below contact information regarding any questions you may have about the Global MBA program, the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School or other associated needs.

Global MBA Program


Lawrence Waudby
Director of MBA Programs

Dan Sheats
Director, Curricular Experiential Learning

Grace Bigelow
Academic Program Administrator, Global MBA Program

Office of Education Contact Information

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Baltimore Campus

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is situated in Baltimore’s Harbor East neighborhood. Once home to factories and businesses that comprised much of Baltimore’s industrial heart, today Harbor East has emerged as the new pulse and direction setter for business in Baltimore, from established firms to newly relocated ventures, and thriving start-ups. It is the ideal location, in the ideal city, to pursue a graduate business education – and the next phase of your career.

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