Most executive MBA programs provide business coaching and leadership training throughout the program, helping participants learn more about themselves and their managerial/leadership styles. Such development makes them more effective leaders on the job and in real time. EMBA degrees can position you for a promotion, especially for careers in finance, marketing and accounting. And although a well-regarded and rigorous EMBA program will sharpen your skills and look good on your resume, it's not a guarantee that new doors will open for you. Becoming a better leader.