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Master managerial skills with an MBA-inspired curriculum
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In order to achieve a well-rounded perspective as a leader, you will need the ability to manage people, products, and projects — all with sound financial intuition. The key components of this program are:
Gain financial and leadership fundamentals as you advance into the management of people, projects, and products.
Develop the leadership and decision-making capabilities you need for future managerial roles in a range of industries.
Enhance your business experience with the latest marketing, finance, and leadership strategies taught by Columbia Business School.
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On your journey to learning management principles with Columbia Business School Executive Education, you’ll be in good company. Past participants come from a wide range of industries, job functions, and management levels.
Gain an overview of the learning journey, program outline, and how to leverage the 360 assessment tool for your progress.
Master a structured approach to decision making and the six logical steps that can guide leaders to the right decision.
Explore the techniques for influencing people in a way that is both ethical and fair and learn how to maximize the perceptions of fairness when you are allocating scarce resources.
Discover the concepts of customer worth, customer lifetime value (CLV), economic value to customers (EVC), and delivering value through marketing strategies like segmenting, targeting, and positioning to appeal to the consumers.
Learn about the fundamental concepts in finance and the rules of capital budgeting—the time value of money, how to compute the future, and how to present value of cash flow.
Understand the new product development process and how to apply various ideation templates to new products that would be successful in the marketplace.
Learn how winning teams can integrate diverse ideas and identify personal ineffective aspects of your leadership style for change and develop strategies to enact change.
Learn the three principles of networking to understand your personal network through the lens of your career success.
This assignment challenges you to apply the concepts you've learned over the course of this program.
This assignment challenges you to apply the concepts you've learned over the course of this program.
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Gita Johar is an influential scholar in the field of consumer psychology who has published several articles on consumer responses to marketing efforts. Her expertise in persuasion makes her uniquely qualified to lead a program on marketing and innovation, generating creative ideas... More info
Professor Netzer’s research at Columbia Business School centers on one of the major business challenges of the data-rich environment of the 21st century: developing quantitative methods that leverage data to gain a deeper understanding of customer behavior and guide decisions... More info
Adam Galinsky received his PhD from Princeton University and his BA from Harvard University. Professor Galinsky has published 200 scientific articles, chapters, and teaching cases in the fields of management and social psychology... More info
Daniel Wolfenzon received a Masters and a PhD in economics from Harvard University and holds a BS in economics and a BS in mechanical engineering from MIT... More info
The Late Katherine Phillips
The late Katherine Phillips joined the faculty at Columbia Business School as the Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics in fall of 2011... More info
Gita JoharGita Johar is an influential scholar in the field of consumer psychology who has published several articles on consumer responses to marketing efforts. Her expertise in persuasion makes her uniquely qualified to lead a program on marketing and innovation, generating creative ideas, and persuading consumers and colleagues to accept these ideas.
Johar has served as associate editor for journals such as the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of Consumer Research, and the International Journal of Research in Marketing. She began a term as editor of the Journal of Consumer Research in July 2014. At Columbia, Johar teaches in EMBA and PhD programs and has authored cases on consumer adoption of new products and on marketing and advertising planning.
Johar is the Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and has been on the faculty since 1992. She received her PhD from NYU Stern School of Business and her MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Oded NetzerProfessor Netzer’s research at Columbia Business School centers on one of the major business challenges of the data-rich environment of the 21st century: developing quantitative methods that leverage data to gain a deeper understanding of customer behavior and guide decisions. He focuses primarily on building statistical and econometric models to measure consumer preferences and understand how customer choices time, and across contexts.
Adam GalinskyAdam Galinsky received his PhD from Princeton University and his BA from Harvard University. Professor Galinsky has published 200 scientific articles, chapters, and teaching cases in the fields of management and social psychology. His research and teaching focus on leadership, power, negotiations, decision-making, diversity, and ethics. In 2012, Professor Galinsky was selected as one of the World’s 50 Best B-School Professors by Poets and Quants. He twice won the Chair Core Course Teaching Award at Kellogg for teaching excellence on the topic of leadership.
Daniel WolfenzonDaniel Wolfenzon received a Masters and a PhD in economics from Harvard University and holds a BS in economics and a BS in mechanical engineering from MIT. Professor Wolfenzon previously taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Chicago, and NYU. His research interests are in corporate finance and organizational economics. He has studied control sharing in small firms, the effects of investor protection on ownership concentration, and the structure of business groups around the world.
The Late Katherine PhillipsThe late Katherine Phillips joined the faculty at Columbia Business School as the Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics in fall of 2011. Before joining Columbia Business School, she was Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and Co-Director and Founder of Northwestern’s Center on the Science of Diversity. Her research addressed the main questions of what is the value of diversity and what are the barriers that prevent society, organizations and work teams from capturing the knowledge, perspectives, and unique backgrounds of every member.
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