There are many companies that sponsor the education of an executive MBA thus subsidizing the cost of a program. Thus it becomes easier for the managers to attend. In many instances the cost of the MBA can be quite prohibitive for the managers.
Moreover, in an MBA class, professionals from other industries are there that have their own experiences and expertise. This primarily has two advantages. The first one is the experiences of other professionals from other industries ensures that the experience is quite enriching for the manager who tends to learn new things. The idea of learning from each while in a group is greatly enhanced in this setting as one gets to learn from people from other industries (Guirdham 2002).