Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute

Accelerating Growth in People, Organizations and Markets

The Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute (KELI) offers board members, C-level and other senior executives a suite of innovative programs focused on confronting today's most onerous business issues and solving complex problems from multiple perspectives – practitioner, researcher and thought leader.

KELI serves as the trusted thought partner of choice to senior executives who are committed to leading growth, innovation and positive change within their organizations. We accomplish this by being:

Collaborative

We build strong connections and foster meaningful collaboration among the most senior executives of leading companies and Kellogg faculty, research centers and classrooms.

Catalytic

We create programs that equip senior executives with the knowledge and insight they need to grow personally and professionally, to lead and inspire teams and to ignite growth in people, organizations and markets.

Transformative

We offer singular opportunities for seasoned senior executives to engage meaningfully with Kellogg to inform our research, teach other executives and inspire and transform future generations.
Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute Programs
FOR THE BOARD +

Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom

Top Kellogg faculty in collaboration with governance experts lead this program with a focus on becoming a more effective director.

Who Should Attend: New and aspiring board directors

Key Benefits: Gain a deeper understanding of board member responsibilities and develop the skills and strategic insights needed to become a more effective director.

Women's Director Development Program

Designed and powered by the Kellogg Center for Executive Women and led by senior Kellogg faculty, this first-ever board governance program for women features one-on-one interaction with corporate executives and experienced board members. In a highly collaborative atmosphere, you’ll develop specific skills required to contribute meaningfully, learn how to make the leap onto nominating committee radar screens and gain insight into choosing the right opportunities for you.

Who Should Attend: Senior women executives looking to serve on boards or expand their range of directorship opportunities.

Key Benefits: Gain the tools and insights needed to become a highly effective board member.


Kellogg Corporate Governance Conference

Exclusive, by-invitation-only annual conference that brings together more than 200 corporate directors and CEOs to discuss critical issues in corporate governance.

Who Should Attend: Experienced corporate directors and CEOs

Key Benefits: Network and share best practices in corporate governance with other experienced directors and CEOs from leading companies.

Governing Family Enterprises

Collaborative program that explores the specialized knowledge and skills unique to governing family enterprises effectively.

Who Should Attend: Family enterprise leaders.

Key Benefits: How to successfully tackle your unique, complex challenges of continuity and governance.


FOR C-SUITE LEADERS +

C-Suite Growth Catalyst

A thought-action partnership focused on accelerating sustained, profitable growth for a specific company at critical inflection points of organizational change and challenge.

Who Should Attend: One CEO and their executive team, to collaborate with Kellogg faculty experts as their trusted coaches.

Key Benefits: Acquire firsthand the insights needed to ignite growth and energize your company's performance.

Chief Marketing Officer Program
By invitation only

Master the insights needed to navigate significant challenges faced by CMOs today, by engaging in meaningful discussions with Kellogg's top faculty and industry executives. This program is specifically designed to increase the odds of success for enterprise marketing leaders.

Who Should Attend: Newly appointed CMOs and candidates for the CMO position or equivalent. Program is by invitation only.

Key Benefits: Gain a broadened point of view on key marketing topics through our proven learning framework with a small, select group of cross-industry participants from non-competitive firms.

Leading Family Enterprises

Strengthen your capacity to navigate the complexities of leading a family business successfully through this innovative program developed by the Kellogg School of Management's Center for Family Enterprises.

Who Should Attend: Family enterprise leaders.

Key Benefits: Learn how to lead both the family and the enterprise, manage dilemmas and build credibility with the community, family shareholders, the board and the management team.

Chief Diversity Officer Summit

Discuss the latest academic research, practitioner insights and best practices in the area of diversity and inclusion with a select group of cross-sector peers.

Who Should Attend: Experienced chief diversity officers from the corporate, higher education, non-profit and government sectors. Program is by invitation only.

Key Benefits: Gain research and practice-based insights to become a more effective CDO. Expand your network by engaging in meaningful discussions with colleagues from a broad range of sectors.


FOR SENIOR BUSINESS EXECUTIVES  +

Advanced Management Program: The Global Experience

This intensive, immersion program redefines what it means to be a leader, orients participants to ask powerful questions and exposes them to the perspective needed to succeed at the top of a global enterprise. This is the only program of its kind that offers an experiential global week of programming in select markets.

Who Should Attend: Experienced senior executives with a minimum of 20 years of business experience, including five to ten years in a general management or senior functional role.

Key Benefits: Develop frameworks for customer and market insight, tools for strategic collaboration and models for innovation and entrepreneurship. Deepen your understanding of macroeconomic issues, stakeholder management and organizational health. Master the art of driving change throughout the organization. Engage in an international experience and expand your understanding of cross-cultural, strategic and operational challenges/opportunities.

Advanced Management Program: Intensive

An immersive three-week program that offers the same core leadership content as the Advanced Management Program: The Global Experience in a condensed, sabbatical format. This program does not include the additional week in a global market.

Who Should Attend: Experienced senior executives with a minimum of 20 years of business experience, including five to ten years in a general management or senior functional role.

Key Benefits: Develop frameworks for customer and market insight, tools for strategic collaboration and models for innovation and entrepreneurship. Deepen your understanding of macroeconomic issues, stakeholder management and organizational health. Master the art of driving change throughout the organization.


Women's Senior Leadership Program

A four-part program that equips senior women executives with the knowledge and tools needed to elevate themselves to the C-suite and beyond.

Who Should Attend: Corporate officers and other similar-level female executives who already have extensive functional skills and want to hone the other leadership capabilities necessary for securing a position at the very highest levels of an organization.

Key Benefits: Gain the insights and skills you need to move purposefully toward the highest levels of corporate leadership. Broaden and strengthen your understanding of leadership while delivering positive results for your organization.


"With the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute, we build on our tradition of excellence by preparing executives to succeed and lead at the highest level of their enterprise."

Sally Blount
Dean, Kellogg School of Management

Contact us

For answers to questions about the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute, please email us or call 847.467.9109.


Fred D. Harburg
Executive Director

Diana I. Cordova
Academic Director

Kate VanZanten
Executive Assistant
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