For the executive in training: these leadership and career advancement programs are among the best in class.
BLACK ENTERPRISE researched the top schools with course offerings designed to advance the careers of professionals and executives. The following list highlights the best executive business-education programs nationwide.
Top Business Programs Program Details Leadership and Fee: $4,950; $5,950 Influence; Women's Dates: March 26-30; Leadership at April 30-May 4, 2007 Points of Transition Contact: 800-882-3932; www3.babson.edu/bee School: Babson College Program for Fee: $26,500 Executives Dates: Call for dates Contact: 412-268-2304; School: Tepper School of http://business.tepper. Business, cmu.edu Carnegie Mellon University Fundamentals of Fee: $17,950; Management; $7,550/$8,950 (nonresidential Emerging Leader /residential) Development Dates: March 18-30 and Sept. 16-28; April 2-6 and School: Columbia Sept. 30-Oct. 5, 2007 Business School, Contact: 212-854-3395; Columbia University www0.gsb.columbia.edu/ execed Tuck Executive Fee: $29,250 Program Dates: July 21-Aug. 10, 2007 School: Tuck School of Contact: 603-646-2839; Business, www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/ Dartmouth College exec/ Strategic Decision Fee: $6,200 Making and Dates: Oct. 1-5, 2007 Critical Thinking Contact: 607-255-4251; www.johnson.cornell.edu/e School: The Johnson xeced/programs/stratdec. School, Cornell University html Advanced Fee: $28,500; $16,000 Management Program; Dates: April 29-May The Management 11/June 17-29 (session Challenge I/session II); April 15-20/June 3-8, 2007 (ses- School: The Fuqua School sion I/session II) of Business, Contact: 800-372-3932; Duke University www.ee.fuqua.duke.edu/ programs/open Leadership Best Fee: $9,500; $7,000 Practices; Dates: March 12-16; The Women's April 29-May 3, 2007 Leadership Forum Contact: 617-495-6555; www.exed.hbs.edu School: Harvard Business School, Harvard University Managing the Fee: $8,900 Extended Supply Dates: April 15-20 and Chain Nov. 11-16, 2007 Contact: 617-253-7166; School: Sloan School of http://mitsloan.mit.edu/ Management, Massachu- execed setts Institute of Technology Energizing People Fees: $8,250; $3,300 for Performance; Dates: April 29-May 4 The Soul of Leadership and Nov. 11-16; May 30-June 1 and Oct. 1-3, 2007 School: Kellogg School of Contact: 847-467-7000; Management, www.kellogg.northwest Northwestern University ern.edu/execed Executive Fee: $15,000 Management Dates: April l-6, May Program 6-11, Oct. 14-19, and Nov. 11-16,2007 School: SMEAL College of Contact: Business, www.smeal psu.edu/psep Penn State University African American Fee: $5,250 Leadership Dates: May 14-18, 2007 Institute Contact: 310-825-2001; www.uclaexeced.com School: Anderson School of Management, UCLA The Executive Fee: $32,500 Program Dates: June 3-29, 2007 Contact: 877-833-3974; School: Darden School of www.darden.edu Business, University of Virginia Senior Executives Fee: $26,000; $3,600 Institute; Leadership Dates: Feb. 25-March 2, Effectiveness March 25-30, April 29-May Workshop 4, and June 3-8; April 11-13 and Oct. 29-31, 2007 School: Kenan-Flagler Contact: 800-862-3932; Business School, www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Executive Fee: $22,500 Development Dates: Feb. 11-23 and Program May 6-18, 2007 Contact: 800-255-3932; School: The Wharton http://executiveeduca School, University of tion.wharton.upenn.edu/ Pennsylvania Certificate Fee: $1,192 (per credit hour) Program Dates: Year-round Contact: 585-275-3533; School: William E. Simon www.simon.rochester.edu Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester Program Description Leadership and The five-day program helps Influence; Women's middle and senior managers Leadership at enhance organizational skills; Points of Transition the second course is designed for professional women tran- School: Babson College sitioning or assuming increas- ing leadership responsibility. Program for This four-week course coin- Executives bines general management curriculum with personal School: Tepper School of development. Business, Carnegie Mellon University Fundamentals of The Fundamentals program Management; is designed for executives who Emerging Leader have been targeted to assume Development significant managerial responsibilities; the Emerging School: Columbia program helps accelerate Business School, development as an executive Columbia University and leader. Tuck Executive This four-week course provides Program senior executives with the crit- ical tools and best practices School: Tuck School of needed to lead their enterprises Business, to greater organizational effi- Dartmouth College ciency and success. Strategic Decision The one-week program helps Making and managers master techniques Critical Thinking in high-quality decision mak- ing and strategic planning. School: The Johnson School, Cornell University Advanced The Advanced course provides Management Program; senior executives with a The Management framework for executing new Challenge strategies and initiatives; the Challenge prepares managers School: The Fuqua School for the complex demands of of Business, organizational leadership. Duke University Leadership Best Best Practices teaches senior Practices; executives techniques for The Women's benchmarking and enhancing Leadership Forum personal and companywide leadership; the Forum was cre- School: Harvard Business ated to help influential busi- School, Harvard University nesswomen better understand, manage, and leverage innova- tion in their organizations, careers, and lives. Managing the This program helps partici- Extended Supply pants manage the complexity Chain of today's fluid network of suppliers and customers. School: Sloan School of Management, Massachu- setts Institute of Technology Energizing People The first course is designed so for Performance; managers can help others The Soul of Leadership unleash their performance potential; in the second, par- School: Kellogg School of ticipants gain deeper under- Management, standing of their leadership Northwestern University aptitude. Executive This two-week course helps Management managers develop growth Program strategies in three distinct areas: top-line, bottom-line, School: SMEAL College of and individual growth. Business, Penn State University African American This five-day program pro- Leadership vides a forum to address key Institute personal, interpersonal, and organizational issues that School: Anderson School African Americans face as they of Management, UCLA climb the corporate ladder. The Executive The program is tailored to Program meet the needs of executives and managers who have sig- School: Darden School of nificant general management Business, responsibilities and wish to University of Virginia heighten their career success. Senior Executives The Institute is for senior man- Institute; Leadership agers leading fundamental Effectiveness change in their organizations Workshop or who have multifunctional responsibilities; the Workshop School: Kenan-Flagler helps managers strengthen Business School, their personal and organiza- University of North Carolina tional effectiveness. at Chapel Hill Executive A two-week course, the pro- Development gram is designed to increase Program business skills and leadership capabilities of managers who School: The Wharton lead key parts of their organi- School, University of zation's business. Pennsylvania Certificate This career advancement pro- Program gram is designed for busy pro- fessionals who can take five to School: William E. Simon six designated M.B.A. courses Graduate School of Business with the option of matriculat- Administration, ing into the full-time program. University of Rochester Program Benefits Leadership and Improve ability to articulate Influence; Women's ideas, win critical team sup- Leadership at port, motivate colleagues, and Points of Transition resolve interdepartmental conflict; heighten skills at nego- School: Babson College tiating, leading high-perfor- mance teams, and building external and internal networks Program for Develop new skills in global Executives marketing, strategic think- ing, operations, finance, and School: Tepper School of team motivation through Business, classroom learning and per- Carnegie Mellon University sonal coaching Fundamentals of Enhance communications Management; and organizational proficiency Emerging Leader through simulations, case dis- Development cussions, and workshops; acquire skills for strategy for- School: Columbia mulation, negotiation, conflict Business School, resolution, and implementa- Columbia University tion of cultural change Tuck Executive Apply latest business insights Program in financial analysis, market- ing, operations, and organi- School: Tuck School of zational behavior/ develop Business, new approaches to leading Dartmouth College and managing change Strategic Decision Increase ability to assess Making and thinking styles of others and Critical Thinking impact their decisions and performance within the School: The Johnson company School, Cornell University Advanced Enhance competitive strate- Management Program; gic thinking and financial The Management acumen; cultivate skills in Challenge strategic planning and devel- oping an entrepreneurial School: The Fuqua School mindset of Business, Duke University Leadership Best Strengthen management Practices; skills through lectures, case The Women's studies, and group interac- Leadership Forum tions; explore new areas in entrepreneurship and moral School: Harvard Business leadership School, Harvard University Managing the Gain knowledge of how to cre- Extended Supply ate new ways of doing business, Chain improve outsourcing processes, recognize opportunities for School: Sloan School of aftermarket services, and Management, Massachu- develop long-term customer setts Institute of Technology and supplier relationships Energizing People Learn effective workforce man- for Performance; agement and motivational The Soul of Leadership techniques; gain insight into group dynamics, loyalty, cre- School: Kellogg School of ativity, vision, and security Management, Northwestern University Executive Adopt tools to help identify Management business growth opportunities, Program implement new initiatives, enhance operational effective- School: SMEAL College of ness, and develop a portfolio Business, of leadership styles to address Penn State University any complex situation- African American Increase productivity, improve Leadership leadership and organizational Institute skills, manage change, and leverage mentors and other School: Anderson School relationships of Management, UCLA The Executive Learn best practices in man- Program agerial areas such as strategy planning, managing change, School: Darden School of and team building, as well as Business, in functional disciplines such University of Virginia as operations, finance, mar- keting, and technology Senior Executives Develop practical solutions to Institute; Leadership manage innovation and drive Effectiveness growth; learn to empower Workshop people, foster effective team- work, and achieve personal School: Kenan-Flagler growth Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Executive Improve strategic decision Development making, deepen understand- Program ing of organizational dynamics, learn effective communication, School: The Wharton increase knowledge of core School, University of areas of business, and explore Pennsylvania different management styles through hands-on strategy simulation Certificate Deepen knowledge base in spe- Program cialized areas such as design organization, e-commerce School: William E. Simon strategies, financial analysis, Graduate School of Business and service management Administration, University of Rochester
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|Title Annotation:||EXECUTIVE EDUCATION|
|Author:||Brown, Carolyn M.|
|Date:||Feb 1, 2007|
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