Best for executive education

Check out these 12 top programs for busy entrepreneurs.

University of Michigan
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
www.bus.umich.edu
Tuition: $120,000 (In-state: $115,000)

Why we chose it: Michigan's executive MBA program is only six years old, but it's already highly regarded among academics and entrepreneurs. Autoweb Inc. President and CEO Nino DiCosmo, 39, says he used the financial principles he learned in class to lower the price of an acquisition. "The money my company saved paid for the executive education program," he says. Students attend classes one weekend a month and spend the rest of the time learning from lectures on DVD and PowerPoint presentations. If your company is experiencing problems, you can apply to have your peers study your business and generate potential solutions during the Executive Map Experience, a group-project course held during residency periods.

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