The business world is changing faster than ever. Ensure that you and your organization keep up, thrive, and have the tools necessary to take on the future.
New York City is where businesses of all sectors come to accelerate and shape the future of their organizations, break preconceived notions, and become exposed to new ideas and unexpected challenges every day. It energizes people, inspires ideas, and influences the future. And Columbia Business School harnesses all of this knowledge to inform, transform, and empower executives.
Big Data. Cryptocurrency. Diversity. Innovation. Transformation.
The business world is changing faster than ever.
New technology, new terminology, new industries, a transforming workforce. How can you ensure that you and your organization keep up, thrive, and have the tools needed to take on the future?
Fast-Track for the Future
Things happen in NYC first for a reason. This dynamic city is always at least two steps ahead. It knows how to pivot and reinvent itself especially when it comes to business. New York City is where businesses of all sectors come to accelerate and shape the future of their organizations, break preconceived notions, and become exposed to new ideas and unexpected challenges every day. It energizes people, inspires ideas, and influences the future.
And Columbia Business School, at the very center of business, harnesses all of this knowledge to inform and transform executives, empowering them for the future.
With Columbia Business School’s Executive Development Program you’ll:
- Fast-track your understanding of the critical issues of today so that you have an effective way to engage your organization with potential challenges or issues now and in the future
- Strengthen your knowledge of core business principles
- Refine your leadership ability with a personalized approach tailored to what works for you
- Get the tools you’ll need to effectively navigate and engage in this complex world
- Learn from faculty who are world-leaders in their field and at the forefront of future trends
- Hear from and have access to expert practitioners based in New York City
- Acquire leadership skills that allow you to make a difference with every person you interact with
- Immediately be able to use the knowledge you gain to influence and shape the future of your organization
Summary of Benefits
Columbia Business School’s Executive Development Program: Leading Into the Future first provides a solid foundation on the fundamentals of business: economics, strategy, finance, marketing, operations, and leadership. Then, the program takes a deeper dive allowing participants the opportunity to get immersed in the critical issues and topics of today whose understanding is paramount to future success (e.g. the future of work, climate, blockchain, and cybersecurity). Get in-depth and research-led analysis from faculty at the forefront of these dynamic areas — who are also world-leaders in their field — while also hearing from expert practitioners that Columbia Business School is able to access because of our unique networks and location in New York City.
“The future is happening now. What previously worked for executives in the past may not work tomorrow. This dynamic program is a wakeup call. It provides the tools they’ll need to tackle those complicated, uncertain, difficult problems that are coming their way. By understanding the unknown, they’ll be able to deal productively with the future. This program prepares our students to really future-proof their strategy for the business decisions that they're having now. Once completed, participants won’t be able to stay still. They’ll be inspired and can immediately put into practice what they’ve learned.”
The program’s Faculty Co-Director, Stephan MeierJames P. Gorman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School
What to Expect
High-quality, interactive, and immersive programs featuring in-depth and research-led analysis. Get a clear vision of what you’ll need to lead into the future including technology strategies, the future of finance, AI (artificial intelligence), big data, and analytics, managing a future workforce, social disruptions, and social change and transformations. Fast-track your understanding of key business topics that will shape the future of your organization.
The program will:
- Include interactive and immersive sessions featuring in-depth and research-led analysis
- Be taught by faculty who are world-leaders in their field, at the forefront of these future trends, and skilled at communicating in an accessible way
- Provide access to expert practitioners based in New York City
- Build a network of peers from different sectors, cultures, and countries who can provide diverse perspectives and insights
- Allow participants to acquire personalized leadership tools that work for you as a unique individual
In Person (Manhattanville Campus, NYC)
- Brand Leadership
- Breakthrough Strategies
- Creative Disruption
- Demystifying Technology Platforms
- Implementing AI in Organizations
- Leading Diversity
- Leading with Big Data
- Leveraging Your Network
- Managing Stakeholders Beyond Shareholders
- The Future of Globalization
- The Future of Work
- Thinking like an Entrepreneur
- Think Bigger
- Transition to Clean Technology
- Your Leadership Journey
|Residential Module||From May 14 to 26, 2023|
|Coaching Sessions||From May to July 2023|
- The program will start on Sunday, May 14th at 5 pm ET. More details will be provided by the program manager.
- Class will take place on Saturday, May 20th.
- The last in-person class will finish on Friday, May 26th at 1 pm ET.
“New York City is really something we try to integrate into our program. One of the reasons why I live and work in New York is because I'm exposed to new ideas, new problems, and new challenges every day. I find that inspiring. The kinds of issues business leaders everywhere are going to deal with appear in New York City first. We’ve specifically designed Leading Into the Future to take advantage of that. We’re not just conveying information but, instead, having students experience it with practitioners that will walk in the door and speak to them, allowing our students to put that knowledge into practice at their companies the next day.”
The program’s Faculty Co-Director, Dan WangAssociate Professor of Business at Columbia Business School
- Executives with 10+ years of management or senior functional experience who are developing implementing the strategies shaping the future of their organization.
- Executives whose goals involve engaging in organizational transformation.
- A senior leader transitioning from making internal operations decisions to a more prominent role, one that requires engaging external stakeholders on a leadership team. While they may have heard or read about future trends, they need expert guidance to help relate what one should do in the face of some of these challenges.
- Executives looking to refine their leadership skills with a personalized approach that will help them discover how to make a difference in every room they enter.
James P. Gorman Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
Sidney Taurel Associate Professor of Business
Senior Affiliated Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics, Columbia Business School
Charles Daniel Guetta
Associate Professor of Professional Practice
Associate Professor of Business
Sheena S. Iyengar
S. T. Lee Professor of Business
Assistant Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School
David W. Zalaznick Associate Professor of Business
Valerie J Purdie-Greenaway
Affiliated Faculty Associate Professor of Psychology
Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business
Co-Director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise; Elizabeth B. Strickler '86 and Mark T. Gallogly '86 Faculty Director; Professor of Professional Practice
MUTB Professor of International Business
Vice Dean for Executive Education
Columbia Business School
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