Holly Raider
Holly J. Raider

Clinical Professor of Management
Managing Director of Executive Education

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Holly Raider is a Clinical Professor of Management and the Managing Director of Executive Education at Kellogg. Holly has published research on career development, economic transactions, and technology management. She holds a B.A. from Barnard College and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. From 1993-1998 Holly was a scholar at the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology in Groningen, Netherlands.

At Kellogg Holly is responsible for the strategic direction of all faculty and curriculum in Executive Education for both Custom and Open Enrollment programs. In this role, Holly oversees new program development, program innovation, continuous improvement, and she manages several key strategic relationships for global learning partnerships with corporations, government, professional sports organizations, and international universities.

During her time at Kellogg Holly has forged programmatic innovation and has bridged across Northwestern University to create inter-disciplinary collaboration and curriculum.   She also designed and spearheaded Kellogg's Advanced Management Programs, Leading Into the Future: Managing in a Changing World, and the Kellogg SPARK teaching series. Holly's teaching is in the area of leadership and strategy execution.

Before joining Kellogg, Holly was the Client-Faculty Liaison at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business where for more than ten years she worked with faculty, alumni, and client organizations to plan and implement custom corporate education programs as well as open enrollment executive programs in the areas of leadership, strategy execution, and organization change, including the flagship Advanced Management Program. Holly designed the Executive Leadership Program for the Chicago Booth Executive MBA programs in Chicago, London, and Singapore. Prior, Holly was an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

 Holly's teaching emphasizes the business application of academic theory and research. Her courses are highly interactive, analytical, and designed for the seasoned senior executive who is interested in developing more leadership agility, particular for enterprise stewardship responsibilities. She uses an engaging mix of teaching materials, and is recognized by participants for creating a dynamic learning environment and for assuring clear explanations and practical application. Additionally, Holly is sought after by international clients for her effective communication skills with audiences of diverse language and cultural backgrounds. 

Holly has consulted for Global Fortune 500 corporate clients helping senior executives and leadership teams think strategically and execute complex organization change. She has worked in the United States, Asia, South America, and Europe with clients from numerous businesses, including financial services, aerospace, food services, and manufacturing.

In addition to her work at Kellogg, Holly is the board co-chair of the Glenn Pelham Foundation for Debate Education, a nonprofit dedicated to developing the skills of conflict resolution, critical thinking, literacy and communication to underserved elementary and secondary students. She serves on the board of the Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern University, and is a recipient of the Warren Aiken Outstanding Alumni Award of the Barkley Forum at Emory University.

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Advanced Management Program: The Global Experience

Kellogg offers the same core leadership content for senior executives as our Advanced Management Program: Intensive in a modular format that includes an additional week of programming. This breakthrough course design provides an unparalleled experiential global week of learning in select markets around the world.

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