Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education

The Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education is an immersive nine-month multimodal learning journey aimed at helping leaders scale new heights in their careers.
Participants benefit from New York City as the hub to study leadership and management, strategy and innovation, and global business acumen from Ivy League faculty and industry practitioners.

Key Benefits

  • Experience an Expertly Developed Curriculum
    Learn and apply an integrated view of leadership, strategy, global business acumen, and digital business strategies. Learn through immersive lectures, case studies, and academic and practitioner perspectives.
  • Learn from 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.
  • Work on a 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.
  • Immersive Learning
    The dynamic New York City serves as a laboratory to study innovation and disruption models and learn from leading industry practitioners.
  • Connect with an Experienced Peer Group
    Engage with experienced and accomplished global participants across sectors who bring diverse experiences, cultures, and perspectives to the classroom.
  • Select Alumni Benefits
    Receive select Columbia Business School alumni benefits upon completion of the program and become part of a distinguished global community.

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    Participant Profiles

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

    • A minimum of ten years of work experience
    • International exposure (preferred)
    • An urgent agenda for change
    • Fluency in written and spoken English
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    Program Curriculum

    • Leadership and Management

      • 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™
    • Strategy and Innovation

      • 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 Business Acumen

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

      • 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: Sessions are subject to change.

    Meet the Faculty

    • 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.

    Note: Faculty are subject to change.

    Dates & Fees

    Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
    Pre-Work | January 2022 Live Online
    Program introduction session and pre-readings
    US$28,000*
    February 7–10, 2022
    February 14–17, 2022
    8 Days Eight 3-hour live online sessions
    March–April 2022 Leadership — People, Teams, and Organizations | Seven weeks online
    April 18–21, 2022 4 Days Four consecutive 3-hour live online sessions
    May 31–June 3, 2022 4 Days Four consecutive 3-hour live online sessions
    June–August 2022 Digital Strategies for Business | Three months online
    September 11–16, 2022 6 Days In Person | New York City
    Deadline Application Fees
    Round 1 September 28, 2021 US$300
    Round 2 November 9, 2021 US$400
    Round 3 December 9, 2021 US$500

    Note:

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

    *Applicants of Rounds 1 and 2 can receive an early registration benefit of US$2,000 and US$1,000 (respectively) on the program fee.

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    FAQs

    What is the Executive Program in Management?

    The Executive Program in Management from Columbia Business School Executive Education is an immersive nine-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.

    Who should attend this 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.

    How is the program structured?

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

    What are the learning outcomes of the Executive Program in Management?

    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 the expertise of a coach who is a Columbia Business School faculty member.

    How can I apply to the program?

    Applicants to the Executive Program in Management must submit an online application which 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.

    How is this program different from an Executive MBA?

    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.