Are you looking to realize your potential for assuming senior general management roles? Join us on this intense and interactive learning journey with a signature program designed to enhance general management capabilities beyond a skills-focus.
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This multi-modular program will enrich you with fresh ideas while empowering you to gain a broader perspective and increased confidence. Over 15 top Kellogg faculty teach in this program.
A typical live virtual session features a blend of experiential activities to make the session more engaging and draw students into the content.
Equip yourself with a common language to reflect on your organization and your role as a leader.
Emphasizes the foundational business skills needed by general managers to understand and lead the workforce. Topics include:
You’ll learn strategies for evaluating and linking earnings and cash flow to value creation, developing a clearer understanding of corporate disclosures and non-disclosures and how companies take advantage of allowable income-increasing strategies.
You’ll explore cash flow analysis, capital budgeting allocation decisions and capital structure analysis, as well as models for evaluating investment alternatives and the ranking of investment projects.
Through case studies and classroom exercises, you’ll explore the impact of decision-driven marketing, design thinking and digital tools on the marketing function.
You’ll take a systemic view of organizations as collections of business flows and supply chains and identify key metrics for targeting improvement. This module also emphasizes the linkage of operational and financial flows as part of daily management and examines strategic capacity investment and operational hedging.
Whether performing a competitive analysis, focusing on growth or creating a system of metrics to drive performance, this module will encourage you to ask if your organizational structures support your strategy and provide tools to drive alignment.
Sessions focus on preparing for a return to the workplace with skills ready to make a difference.
You will explore your own unit’s alignment to company values, identify your organization’s motivation culture and discover how it impacts performance. And while organizational structures can drive operations, we will delve into the power of informal networks and how to leverage their role in your team’s success.
Our faculty explore the underlying structures designed to exploit data and create relevant classroom exercises to help you critically analyze decisions around embedding intelligent automation throughout the enterprise.
These sessions are designed to build your expertise in reading your audience, crafting your message and delivering it with confidence. Engage in interactive exercises to practice techniques for enhancing your executive presence and effectiveness as a leader.
You’ll learn practical frameworks for negotiating in a globalized marketplace and new ideas and techniques from the field of dispute resolution. Although you can use what you learn here in virtually any situation, this module emphasizes negotiation within organizations and group decision-making.
Julie Hennessy - Academic Director; Clinical Professor of Marketing
Gretchen Baker - Academic Leadership Team, Program Director
Naini Serohi - Academic Leadership Team, Senior Program Director
October 15 - November 3, 2023
Start: October 15 at 8:30 AM
End: November 3 at 1:00 PM
In-Person fee includes lodging and most meals
This Approval Program is limited to individuals with specific business experience. All applications will be subject to review and approval from the program’s Academic Director.
An admissions committee thoroughly reviews each application and considers the nature and scope of the applicant’s responsibilities. For the benefit of class members, sponsoring organizations and the integrity of the program, the committee seeks to admit individuals with diverse skills and experiences and who meet the qualification criteria as described above under 'You are someone/Who Should Attend'.
Kellogg expects that participants will attend all sessions, immerse themselves completely in the experience and free themselves of all other obligations while the program is in session.
To enroll in the Executive Development Program, you must have a sponsor from your organization, someone familiar with your background and motivations for attending. This could be the person to whom you report, your organization’s chief human resources officer or the person responsible for management development in your organization.
Should you be interested in self-funding your participation, please reach out to Kellogg’s Academic Development Advisor for this program to discuss options.
This program is taught in English and there is a considerable amount of reading material (e.g., case studies and articles) given in advance and during the program. Strong English language skills are essential in order to comprehend the reading materials and contribute meaningfully to classroom and study group discussions. Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English is required for a successful educational experience.
Class size is limited to maximize classroom and study group participation, so early application is encouraged. EDP applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed upon submission until the program fills.
The Kellogg School of Management awards a certificate upon the successful completion of the EDP program.
The fee for EDP is payable in U.S. dollars. The fee covers tuition, class materials, accommodations, and most meals. Enrollment is not confirmed until full payment is received. Payment may accompany the application or an invoice may be requested. Full payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date. If the participant is enrolling within 30 days of the program’s start date, full payment is due immediately. Enrollments in Kellogg programs are highly competitive, and places will not be guaranteed until your payment is received. It is expected that applicants have their own health insurance valid in the United States. The University is not responsible for medical expenses incurred by participants during the program.
There is an additional fee of $3000 for the optional coaching program, which covers all individual coaching sessions (during and after the program). This will be invoiced separately.
Because attendance at a Kellogg School executive program requires significant advance preparation and demand often exceeds capacity, it is important that you contact us in a timely manner if you must cancel or defer your attendance. To receive a full refund of tuition, notice of cancellation must be received more than 30 days in advance of the program start date. Participants who cancel less than 30 days in advance will not receive a refund but may nominate an acceptable substitute or attend a future session of the same program within one year.
Do you still have questions about the Executive Development Program? Please contact us at 847.467.6018 or email@example.com.