Executive Program in Management

Columbia Business School’s Executive Program in Management is an intensive, eight-month, multi-modular, Ivy League learning journey that is aimed at helping leaders scale new heights in their careers.
Participants use the dynamic cities of New York City and Dubai as laboratories to study Leadership & Management, Strategy & Innovation, and Global Business Acumen from Columbia Business School’s world-renowned faculty and industry practitioners.

Key Benefits

  • Learn from Ivy League Columbia Business School faculty, who are world-renowned experts in their fields and have engaged with some of the largest organizations in the world.
  • Learn and apply an integrated view of Leadership, Strategy, and Global Business Acumen.
  • Minimize time away from work, with the flexible structure of your learning journey. Combine theory and practice by working on a Group Project to apply your learning to real-world business challenges guided by the expertise of a Columbia faculty and coach.
  • Use the dynamic cities of New York City and Dubai as laboratories to study innovation and disruptive business models, and to learn from leading industry practitioners.
  • Learn through immersive lectures, case studies, academic and practitioner perspectives, and peers who bring diverse experiences, cultures, nationalities, and perspective to the classroom.
  • Establish lifelong connections to Columbia Business School by receiving select Columbia Business School alumni benefits.

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Participant Profiles

Participants might come from large or medium-sized organizations. Executive Program in Management will help talented leaders prepare to take on larger, more critical roles. All the key elements of the EPM experience—the professors, the content, peer interactions, and application exercises, etc.— are designed specifically for executives with:

  • A minimum of 10 years of work experience
  • International exposure is preferred
  • An urgent agenda for change
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Industry

  • Years of Work Experience

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  • Geographic Location

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Program Curriculum

  • Leadership & Management

    • Your Leadership Journey
    • Leading Change
    • Values Leadership
    • Negotiation & Decision Making
    • Persuasion & Influencing
    • Social Styles
    • Communication & Conflict
    • Flexible Thinking
    • CSR Accounting
    • Executing Vision
    • Cultivating a Growth Mindset: Prevention vs Promotion-focused Motivation Systems
  • Strategy & Innovation

    • Strategic Intuition
    • The Strategic Learning Cycle
    • Discovery Driven Growth
    • Strategic Planning
    • Operations Strategy
    • Transient Advantage
    • Entrepreneurial Thinking & Leadership
    • Design Thinking & Innovation
  • Global Business Acumen

    • Global Economic Environment
    • Globalization of Services
    • Macroeconomics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Leading Across Cultures
    • Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
    • Thinking Globally
Note: The list of topics is not exhaustive and is subject to change.

Meet the Faculty

  • Murray B. Low

    Murray B. Low

    Faculty of Executive Education

    Professor Murray B. 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 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 lead initiatives to improve business education in developing countries, particularly in
    Africa. Low consults to both small and large companies, family businesses, and
    not-for-profits. He teaches executive seminars in the areas of entrepreneurship and
    innovation, and makes frequent presentations to academic and industry groups. He has
    published widely in academic and practitioner journals, and is a regular commentator in the
    media. He is an active advisor, board member, and angel investor.


Dates & Fees

Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
Nov 11 – 15, 2019 5 Days Columbia University Campus, New York City USD $33,000
Nov – Dec 2019 Online
Jan 20 – 24, 2020 5 Days Dubai, UAE
Feb – May 2020 Online
Jun 08 – 12, 2020 5 Days Columbia University Campus, New York City
Deadline Application Fees
Round 1 June 24, 2019 $300
Round 2 July 29, 2019 $400
Round 3 August 26, 2019 $500
Round 4 September 23, 2019 $600

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