Overview: This program provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. Through a dynamic mix of lectures, discussions, 360-degree feedback, one-on-one coaching, and self-assessment tools, you learn concrete ways to improve your leadership abilities.
At the conclusion of this six-day program, you have an action plan for managing yourself and leading others to improved performance, and are more effective at communicating direction and inspiration that aligns people and objectives.
Audience: Upper-level executives with at least 10 years of experience who seek to enhance their leadership skills and management effectiveness within the context of their organization.
Benefits: Through 360-degree feedback, intensive one-on-one coaching, self-assessment tools, and small group work, you develop a realistic path to more effective leadership. You learn how to establish and communicate direction and inspiration that aligns people and objectives.
Curriculum: This program includes a 360- degree survey that collects feedback from the participant, their peers, direct reports and supervisors. Participants are provided a number of cases, readings and study questions prior to the program.
Program Dates: June 2-7, 2013; September 15-20, 2013; December 8-13, 2013 Application Deadline: Rolling Admission depending on space; all pre-program assignments are due 1 month before the start date of the program Location: IBM Palisades Conference Center – Palisades, NY (residential)
Senior executives operate in a world that is so unpredictable that reliance on traditional models is no longer the only answer. The Columbia Senior Executive Program (CSEP) is designed to provide them the knowledge and tools that will help them to lead from this higher level and make sense of complex environments.
Over the course of four weeks, CSEP provides in-depth sessions covering leadership and strategy, functional excellence, and global business issues. At the end of the program, participants emerge stronger and more focused leaders, better able to develop and communicate their vision and implement change.
Participants explore crucial issues and perspectives through faculty interaction, individual coaching, and collaboration with diverse peers, creating a new foundation for better leadership.
After graduating from CSEP, participants receive select alumni benefits from Columbia Business School and access to a vital, global community of leaders. The powerful lifelong learning process, alumni activities, and continued participation maximize the individual and organizational impact of the learning experience.
The same curriculum is offered in a 2x2 option for executives who might prefer two, two-week modules instead of the consecutive 26-day program.
Dates: Four consecutive weeks: April 28 - May 24, 2013; September 29 - October 25, 2013.
2x2 Option: April 28–July 19, 2013. This session consists of two modules (April 28 – May 10 and July 7– 19) with program work between modules.
Location: Dolce Norwalk, Connecticut and New York City.
The General Management Leadership Program shortens the learning curve by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive.
During the program, you discuss the role of the General Manager with peers from across the world in various industries such as finance, manufacturing, and information technology. You learn how to maximize people and resources, develop a broader understanding of integration across functions, and make accurate projections to enhance your organization's effectiveness and profitability.
Most importantly, you actively practice the skills essential to effective leadership such as questioning, listening, integrating, and communicating, and receive feedback on how to make improvements. You have the opportunity to experiment with new approaches during interactive sessions and to discuss your own professional challenges with the class and faculty. You explore how GMs utilize their emotions in business decisions, manage communications, and shift their view of the organization from working in the trenches to an overall perspective..
Dates: June 2-14, 2013; October 13-25, 2013
Location: Dolce Norwalk, CT (1 hour North of New York City)
In today's economy, when organizations become leaner, high-potential executives must broaden their business knowledge and develop leadership abilities to achieve results and accelerate their career opportunities.
CEM is designed to meet those needs. In only two weeks, this comprehensive program allows participants to build critical business foundations in strategy, marketing, and finance—all while developing leadership skills.
Overview: Interactive sessions and small-group work stretch your abilities and test your assumptions. Case discussions, simulations, workshop activities, and exercises provide the opportunity to apply your learning to actual business challenges.
An important focus of Columbia Essentials of Management is developing your self-awareness and your skills as a leader. How do people see you as a leader? How do you see yourself? Sophisticated assessment and feedback tools help you identify opportunities for improving your leadership capabilities as well as successfully manage individual and organizational performance
Audience: Mid-level executives who seek to further their leadership development & enhance business acumen.
Summary of Benefits
Learn how to lead individuals and organizations through a constructive and effective change process.
Develop your presence as a leader and your capacity to deliver powerful personal leadership messages.
Explore the dynamics of leading and managing teams across borders and across cultures.
Enhance your ability to analyze market and competitive forces and create winning strategies
Consider various frameworks and concepts in marketing and brand management.
Learn to use financial data to assess business performance and ensure sufficient cash to meet the organization's needs.
Special Features: Leadership Jazz is an involving and entertaining evening where music mixes with thought-provoking conversation to explore the improvisational world of jazz and its relationship to leadership and management techniques. Top musicians not only display their musical talent but also share their insights on such topics as collaboration and the importance of listening, and answer questions from participants. What emerges is a valuable discussion of the dynamics of individual excellence and constructive teamwork.
Program Dates: June9 – 21, 2013; November 3 – 15, 2013 Application Deadline: Rolling Admission depending on space
Location: IBM Palisades Conference Center – Palisades, NY
Program Tuition: $24,450.00 USD
Contact Number: 212.854.0616
Table of Contents
Columbia Management Institute
The Columbia Management Institute program is convenient option for executives to master fundamental management concepts. It is a comprehensive program focusing on essential business concepts in management, leadership, strategy, finance, and marketing.
The program is designed to be accessible for executives and entrepreneurs seeking an intense yet convenient learning experience by offering a 13-day program consisting of Friday and Friday and Saturday sessions over five months. This schedule not only allows executives living within commuting distance to New York City to continue working, but also provides them with tools they can implement immediately and realize the benefits in real time, adjusting and customizing their experience at Executive Education as needed along the way.
To help participants utilize their learning immediately in a way that will be meaningful for them, executives have the option to come with a specific real world project or problem from their organizations that they will work on, which is called the Applied Personal Project. During the 13 days, participants will collaborate with a team of their peers working on similar issues as well as with coaches to help them address their projects.
Dates: January 25 – May 18, 2013 (Program held in nine modules: January 25 – 26; February 8, 22; March 8 – 9, 22; April 5 – 6, 19; May 3, 17 – 18)
Location: Columbia University Campus, New York City
Specially developed for midlevel executives who are about to take on larger managerial responsibilities and need to expand their leadership capabilities. This program is a journey of self-reflection, practical applications, and change.
Overview: Across five days (six days for the residential session), ELDP will provide participants a wide range of learning opportunities. First, a 360-degree feedback tool, along with 1 on 1 consultation on results, allows participants take a greater look at the strengths and weaknesses in their leadership.
Audience: Designed for midlevel executives with fewer than 10 years of experience who seek to reinforce their potential with a strong foundation of skills and self-awareness.
Summary of Benefits:
Learn to organize your thinking and successfully implement your plans
Develop your ability to formulate effective strategy
Gain insights into the strengths and weaknesses of your leadership style
Overview: This program takes the view that to succeed professionally one needs to develop another dimension of leadership consisting of the ability to understand and direct one's internal environment–goals, motivations, mindsets, and emotions.
This three-day program offers a distinctive approach that integrates recent findings in psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive behavior therapy with explorations of the inner lives of great achievers such as Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, and Nelson Mandela.
Audience: Designed for all levels of executives
Learn what impact your internal environment has on your success
Understand your current level of mastery over different aspects of your inner environment and how it compares with top performers
Discover practical techniques to cultivate a winner's mindset that will allow you to perform at your optimum
The course is designed to help participants maximize their leadership potential in a minimum amount of time. During the program participants improve their abilities in such areas as team leadership, emotional intelligence, conflict management, and managing change—issues that organizations are facing more often in today's rapidly changing world.
Overview: over 2 days, LE focuses on several of the skills that great leaders possess. Participants will leave with insights into being better decision makers, negotiators, and agents of organizational change.
Benefits: In just two days, participants in Leadership Essentials take away several tangible benefits. They learn how to:
Enhance emotional intelligence and apply it appropriately as a leader
Strengthen the ability to lead and manage organizational change
Improve decision making
Negotiate more effectively
Manage conflict constructively
There is no 360 offered for LE. Participants seeking a 360 feedback tool should be referred to HIL.
Dates: April 3 – 4, 2013; July 16 – 17, 2013; November 6 – 7, 2013
Application Deadline: None
Location: Columbia University, NY
Contact Number: 212.854.0616
Table of Contents
Senior Leaders Program for Nonprofit Professionals
The Senior Leaders Program is a unique and transformative experience, designed to help nonprofit leaders successfully develop their organizations' directions, policies, and programs.
It is a highly interactive 20-day program (four non-consecutive weeks, each with specific objectives) for senior executives that explores the foundations of management, helping participants to sharpen their skills in strategic management, finance, fund development, marketing, and organizational behavior.
The program provides participants the opportunity to step back, see the big picture, and develop an actionable plan. Through intensive exercises, faculty interaction, and collaboration with diverse peers, participants learn to integrate theory and practice, giving them tools that are immediately applicable at their organizations.
Dates: January 6 - April 12, 2013. Held in four modules: January 6–11; February 4–8; March 11–15; April 8–12
Location: Columbia University Campus, New York City