Executive Program in Management

Step up to strategic leadership

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Course Dates

STARTS ON

December 5, 2022

Course Duration

DURATION

6 Months
Online and In Person

Course Fee

PROGRAM FEE

US$26,000 US$300 application fee

Course Information Flexible payment available

Tuition Fee Benefit

US$2,000

The program fee is US$28,000. The amount payable after considering the tuition fee benefit is US$26,000.
This is only available to participants who apply by August 23, 2022.

Program Overview

The Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education enables you to learn and apply an integrated view of leadership, strategy, global business acumen, and digital business strategies.

Through in-person and online sessions, you will explore a cutting-edge curriculum that will enable you to transition into a senior management role with enhanced leadership skills.

The immersive, six-month, multimodal program is aimed at helping leaders scale new heights in their careers. Participants benefit from New York City as the hub to study from Ivy League faculty and industry practitioners.

A Comprehensive Program Journey

Learn

Balance theory and practical learning through interactive sessions with Ivy League faculty and industry practitioners. Get exclusive insights into management, leadership, and strategy.

Engage

Immerse yourself in the thriving business hub of New York City and gain firsthand knowledge from industry experts from top firms. Exchange insights with accomplished peers and build a lifelong global network.

Implement

Address real-world challenges through a capstone project and immediately apply all that you have learned to your organization.

Program Highlights

Program Benefits

Immersive Learning

Study innovation and disruptive models and learn from leading industry practitioners in the dynamic New York City.

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Ivy League Faculty

Learn from Columbia Business School's Ivy League faculty who are world-renowned experts in their fields and have engaged with some of the largest organizations in the world.

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Capstone Project

Combine theory with practice by working on a group project and apply your learnings to real-world business challenges guided by a Columbia Business School faculty coach.

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Expertly Developed Curriculum

Learn and apply an integrated view of leadership, strategy, global business acumen, and digital business strategies through immersive sessions and case studies.

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Global Peer Networking

Engage with experienced and accomplished global participants across sectors who bring diverse experiences, cultures, and perspectives to the classroom.

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Select Alumni Benefits

Receive select Columbia Business School alumni benefits upon completion of the program and become part of a distinguished global community.

Program Curriculum

A multimodal learning experience, the Executive Program in Management delves into various aspects needed at a management level, including leading change, strategic intuition, and business analytics. The comprehensive curriculum provides live online, online, and in-person sessions by Ivy League faculty. Participants will also be exposed to a host of engaging online guest lectures with leading industry executives. The flexible format allows for peer-to-peer learning and experiential sessions involving real-world case studies and a group project.
    • Leadership Journey
    • Leading Change
    • Leadership Values
    • Negotiation and Decision Making
    • Persuasion and Influence
    • Social Styles
    • Communication and Conflict
    • Flexible Thinking
    • Executing Vision
    • Cultivating a Growth Mindset: Prevention vs. Promotion-Focused Motivation Systems
    • Corporate Governance
    • Quantitative Intuition™
    • Strategic Intuition
    • The Strategic Learning Cycle
    • Discovery-Driven Growth
    • Strategic Planning
    • Operations Strategy
    • Transient Advantage
    • Entrepreneurial Thinking and Leadership
    • Design Thinking and Innovation
    • Artificial Intelligence


    • Global Economic Environment
    • Globalization of Services
    • Macroeconomics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Leading Across Cultures
    • Business Analytics
    • Thinking Globally


    • Five Domains of Digital Transformation
    • Customer Networks and the New Path to Purchase Platform Business Models
    • Coopetition, Disintermediation, and Asymmetric Competitors Building Data as a Strategic Asset for Your Business
    • Big Data at Work: New Data, New Tools, and Templates of Value
    • Internet of Things
    • Fintech


Note: Session topics are subject to change.

Meet the Faculty

Faculty Member Murray B. Low

Murray B. Low

Faculty Director, Executive Program in Management

Murray Low is an experienced entrepreneur and a leading authority on entrepreneurship in independent, corporate, and not-for-profit settings. As the founder of the Columbia Entrepreneurship Program, he has worked to make entrepreneurship a viable career option for Master's in Business Administration (MBA) graduates. As the co-director of IE@Columbia, he has worked with faculty, students, and staff across the University to spread innovation and entrepreneurship. He has also led initiatives to improve business education in developing countries, particularly in Africa. Low provides consultations to small and large companies, family businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. He teaches executive seminars in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation and makes frequent presentations to academic and industry groups. He has been published widely in academic and practitioner journals and is a regular commentator in the media. Low is an active advisor, board member, and angel investor.

Contributing Faculty

Brad Aspel
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business Management

Robert Bontempo
Adjunct Professor of Business Management

William Duggan
Senior Lecturer in Business Management

Todd Jick
Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business

Stephan Meier
James P. Gorman Professor of Business and Chair of Management Division

Oded Netzer
Arthur J. Samberg Professor of Business Marketing

Shivaram Rajgopal
Roy Bernard Kester and T. W. Byrnes Professor of Accounting and Auditing

Cliff Schorer
Director of Entrepreneur in Residence Program

Pierre Yared
MUTB Professor of International Business and the Vice Dean for Executive Education

Joann Baney
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs

Bruce Craven
Adjunct Associate Professor of Business Management

Paul Ingram
Kravis Professor of Business Management

Rita McGrath
Faculty of Columbia Business School Executive Education

Ciamac Moallemi
William Von Mueffling Professor of Business in Decision, Risk, and Operations

Willie Pietersen
Professor of the Practice of Management

David Rogers
Faculty of Columbia Business School Executive Education

Medini Singh
Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business

Note: Faculty are subject to change.

Participant Profile

The Executive Program is ideal for talented senior executives from large and medium-sized organizations who are preparing to take on larger, more critical roles and seek a deeper understanding of management, leadership, and strategy.

Eligibility criteria for the program include:

  • A minimum of 10 years of work experience
  • International exposure (preferred)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Program Cohort

Diverse functional responsibilities

Wide-ranging industries

Global cohort

Note: Data from across previous cohorts

Hear from Our Participants

Faculty Member Namita Phadnis

Namita Phadnis

Founder and Managing Partner, auctusESG

"With over two decades in management and leadership roles, I found this program to be an outstanding refresher, adding to my knowledge base and aiding me with futuristic business navigation systems to steer through this new age world."
Faculty Member Jerry Huang

Jerry Huang

Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific Parallels Software

"The cohort’s diversity and depth of experience is one of the best parts of the program. We don't just learn from the faculty; we learn probably even more from each other."

Select Alumni Benefits

Upon completion of the program, you will join the distinguished Columbia Business School alumni network of executives across the world. In addition, you will also receive the following select alumni benefits:

  • Access to Columbia Business School Alumni Career Services resources, including unique career content, a job board, an online networking platform, the alumni directory, and more
  • Invitations to alumni events and programs around the world
  • Eligibility to join Columbia Business School alumni clubs
  • Global networking opportunities
  • Lifetime Columbia Business School forwarding email address
  • Subscription to our alumni publication Columbia Business

Certificate in Business Excellence

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Certificate in Business Excellence

Upon completion of the Executive Program in Management, participants are awarded the Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia Business School Executive Education. The certificate is a recognition of their achievement and the investment they and their organization have made in their education and development.

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Please note that participants must complete all modules of the program (live online, online, in person, and inter-module) to receive the Certificate in Business Excellence.

Program Calendar

This six-month program journey features two in-class immersion modules, one live online module, and two multi-week online modules.

Pre-Work | December 2022
Program introduction session and pre-readings

Module 1 | December 5–8, 2022 | December 12–15, 2022 | Live Online
Eight half-day live online sessions

Module 2 | December 16, 2022–February 10, 2023 | Online | Leadership—People, Teams, and Organizations
Seven weeks online

Module 3 | February 27–March 3, 2023 | New York City
Five days in New York City

Module 4 | March 10–May 19, 2023 | Online | Digital Strategies for Business
Three months online

Module 5 | May 22–26, 2023 | New York City
Five days in New York City

Application Details

program fee

US$26,000

The fee amount is available till ,, and does not include the application fee of US$300
program fee

US$26,500

The fee amount is available till ,, and does not include the application fee of US$300
program fee

US$26,500

The fee amount is available till ,, and does not include the application fee of US$400
program fee

US$27,000

The fee amount is available till ,, and does not include the application fee of US$400


Note:
Inclusions: program materials, coffee breaks, and lunches
Exclusions: travel costs and accommodation

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education is an immersive six-month multimodal Ivy League learning journey that is aimed at helping leaders scale new heights in their careers. Participants receive select Columbia Business School alumni benefits upon completion of the program.

  • The Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education is aimed at leadership development and imparting general management skills to address the needs of senior executives. Participants come from diverse backgrounds and different countries with a minimum of 10 years of work experience.

  • The Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education features two in-class immersion modules, one live online module, and two multi-week online modules.

  • The Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education is structured around four key pillars — leadership and management, strategy and innovation, global business acumen, and digital strategies for business. Participants combine theory with practice by working on a group project to apply their learnings to real-world business challenges guided by a coach who is a Columbia Business School faculty member.

  • Applicants to the Executive Program in Management must submit an online application that includes essays based on their professional journey as well as two professional references. The application fees vary by rounds and applying earlier helps your chances of being accepted into the program

  • Unlike an Executive MBA, the Executive Program in Management is a certificate program, ideal for more experienced candidates who are interested in taking on leadership roles in their organizations.

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