You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.
A master's in leadership will help you advance in any field. The degree will teach you leadership techniques that can be tailored in your sector of specialization. Having that leadership experience and knowledge will propel you up the corporate ladder.
Nothing helps scholars grow like exposure to a diverse set of ideals and backgrounds and that’s just what any student will get in the Middle East. From ancient civilizations to modern day cultures, scholars have the opportunity to experience new things in this region.
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This course provides leadership training and the skills required to manage yourself and other people, and demonstrates how excellent leadership transforms organizations. There are major challenges facing the leaders of today who seek to shape organizations for tomorrow. New models of leadership are emerging to address these challenges, and these developments require a different approach to thinking about effective leadership. There is also an increasing demand for ethical and engaging leadership that enhances the performance and well-being of employees, as well as the performance of the organization. [+]
*Emphasize the critical study of leadership and its implications for global leadership
*Introduce selected theoretical frameworks
*Apply leadership theories to practice
*Develop personal leadership skills and style
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This course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to develop a consistent vision for guiding an organization’s actions, decision making, and resource allocation. Strategic planning should be based on the value created by the organization for its customers and should position the organization as a value-added business partner to those customers. [+]
*Mission Vision and Objectives of an organization
*SWOT analysis with in-depth study of all components
*Comparing SOWT with other tools (e.g. PEST)
*Perception and the Sub-conscious level thinking
*Values and beliefs
*Types of strategies and their use
*Preparing action plans for implementation of strategic plan
*Implementing and monitoring strategic plans
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This program focuses on the practical skills professionals need to develop and maintain in order to lead others and be an agent of change. This program begins by teaching participants the fundamentals of leadership and continues by teaching participants valuable skills in interpersonal communication, small group communication, conflict management, intercultural communication, writing, and managing organizational change. [+]
*Communicate ideas clearly, powerfully, and intentionally to inspire and lead others to create vision, shape culture
and achieve organizational goals.
*Develop strong interactive communication skills to strengthen relationships across teams, departments, and
*Develop communication strategies for team building to effectively collaborate for better problem solving and
*Transform destructive conflict into constructive conflict while building trust in the organization and creating a
productive working environment.
*Recognize cultural differences within and across organizations and use best communication practices to enhance... [-]
It’s a process that helps you redefine the problems and opportunities you face, come up with new, innovative responses and solutions, and then take action. The tools and techniques used make the process fun, engaging, and collaborative. CPS not only helps you create better solutions, it creates a positive experience that speeds the adoption of new ideas. [+]
*Build and expand decision making, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills
*Apply logical and creative approaches to solving problems and making decisions
*Use traditional and creative tools for identifying causes and generating solutions
*Employ creativity and lateral thinking as business tools
*Analyze and solve actual problems facing them at work
*Gain confidence in asking the 'right questions' and overcoming the stress of making complex decisions
*Demonstrate and build credibility with upper management
*Develop strategic approaches to problem solving and decision making
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As a participant in this program, you will broaden your knowledge of country, regional and functional dynamics, and deepen your capabilities in meeting strategic and leadership challenges. [+]
Senior leaders in Asia face the dual challenge of dealing with unique country and regional competitive dimensions, while trying to integrate and coordinate with units and entities in the larger global environment. They also face the twin tensions of delivering results against specific responsibilities and integrating and coordinating across various activities, departments, and units. The Senior Executive Program in Asia takes a strategic and practical approach to these challenges. As a consequence, the content is both focused on Asia and at the same time includes broad topics, including strategy, financial analysis, human resource management, technology and strategic marketing. Who Should Attend This program is targeted at leaders in Asia who have increasingly broad responsibilities. This includes company presidents, division heads, regional presidents, regional functional and business executives, as well as country managers and other general managers.Learning Objectives As a participant in this program, you will broaden your knowledge of country, regional and functional dynamics, and deepen your capabilities in meeting strategic and leadership challenges. Specifically, this program will enable you to better:... [-]
Designed for high-potential managers headed for senior executive positions, this program provides an overall picture of effective leadership at both the organizational and interpersonal level. [+]
OverviewDesigned for high-potential managers headed for senior executive positions, this program provides an overall picture of effective leadership at both the organizational and interpersonal level. Participants will take away the concepts and tools they need to step up to the next level of organizational leadership.
WHo Should AttendParticipants in this program should be those with leadership ambitions and high potential for senior leadership positions. Executives from all functional areas and especially middle managers with increasingly broad responsibilities are best suited for this program. Individuals who have reached the country manager level and need to broaden into general managers or general managers who need to hone their leadership skills may also wish to consider the Senior Executive Leadership Program in Asia.... [-]
High Impact Leadership provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. [+]
Successful leaders know that true leadership effectiveness begins with self-awareness. High Impact Leadership provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. It also enables you to develop an action plan on how to manage yourself and lead others to improve performance.
Through 360-degree feedback, intensive one-on-one coaching, self-assessment tools and small group work, you will develop a realistic path to more effective leadership. You will learn how to establish and communicate direction and inspiration that aligns people and objectives.
Who should attend? Upper-level executives with at least ten years experience who seek to enhance their skills and management effectiveness within the context of their organization.... [-]
This course is designed especially for executives who have been targeted to assume significant managerial responsibilities. [+]
The Emerging Leader Development Program is a five-day course designed especially for executives who have been targeted to assume significant managerial responsibilities.
You will acquire the skills needed for managerial success such as strategy formulation, negotiation, conflict resolution, decision-making, implementing change and managing culture. With the help of 360-degree feedback, you'll walk away with the ability to communicate effectively and maximize both individual and team performance.
Who should attend? Mid-level executives with less than ten years experience who seek to reinforce their potential with a strong foundation of skills and awareness.
Key Benefits• Learn to organize your thinking and successfully implement your plans• Gain an understanding of your leadership style• Understand organizational culture and how it impedes success • Learn to create an atmosphere that allows change and innovation to thrive ... [-]
This course prepares experienced mid-level and senior executives to maximize the influence of their personal leadership. [+]
The Leadership Development Program prepares experienced mid-level and senior executives to maximize the impact and influence of their personal leadership, so that they may effect positive change for their agencies and constituents. Through a 5-day series of highly interactive sessions, participants learn to enhance their personal leadership effectiveness, build and motivate teams, plan and manage change, and create a climate that values diversity, and promotes creativity and innovation for superior performance and service delivery. Participants experience both personal and professional transformation through increased self-awareness, confidence, “emotional intelligence,” and flexibility, and learn to align personal and organizational goals as well as vision and program strategy.Program Focus• Developing breakthrough strategies• Leading and managing organizational change and renewal• Building high-performance teams• Improving leadership communication skills and creating a Leadership Credo• Coaching and motivating staff• Increasing self-awareness of preferred leadership styles and versatility in using multiple styles... [-]
This intensive, month-long program for senior executives will help you to extend your views on current issues, policy, and the competitive environment by focusing on three primary objectives: [+]
* Sharpen your functional and leadership skills * Broaden your knowledge of leading-edge theory and practice * Network with executive peers from around the globe * Interact with world-respected thought leaders* Create an action agenda for organizational success
OverviewAs a participant in The Executive Program, our flagship program for senior executives, you will explore a range of issues involved in managing the multibusiness firm in the international business and economic environment. Primary consideration will be given to issues involved in planning the strategic direction of business within economic, political, organizational, and competitive parameters and constraints. Throughout the program, you will have numerous opportunities to examine issues, problems, and opportunities from a multidimensional, multicultural perspective.... [-]
Provide participants with tools and concepts that they can use today to improve their current operations Broaden their perspectives and expand their capabilities to help them prepare for their next assignment. [+]
* Make the transition from focusing on shop floor and technical issues to thinking more about the business * Initiate lean manufacturing practices to lower costs and do more with less * Quickly and accurately assess a plant, service, or operation * Measure performance by financial and nonfinancial standards * Align manufacturing and operations with other business functions
Who Should Attend The Leadership in Plant Operations program has been designed to serve the development needs of manufacturing and operations managers at the plant management level, as well as those who plan to move up to the plant manager level within the next several years. Participants are typically line or staff managers, with five to ten years of manufacturing or operations-related experience, who are being groomed for higher-level postions within their company's supply chain.... [-]
This program will provide you with strategies, tools and practices for tackling pricing issues at both strategic and tactical levels. [+]
Pricing presents managers with one of their most powerful levers for maximizing profits and shareholder value. In many organizations, however, this value remains hidden. Managers do not have a clear vision of how to boost profits by improving on their company’s pricing practices.
This four-day program will provide you with strategies, tools and best practices for rigorously tackling pricing issues at both strategic and tactical levels. It will prepare you to systematically identify practical opportunities within your organization for boosting profits through improvement in pricing. You will leave the program with powerful new insights into your pricing issues, and a new awareness of additional ways to drive business results via strategic pricing.Who should attend? Upper-level and mid-level executives: vice presidents and directors of marketing, finance, sales, and planning; product managers, and senior executives of small and mid-sized companies who analyze, recommend, or approve pricing strategies. Especially useful for executives who are introducing new products, facing significant price competition, or failing to achieve prices that reflect the value they deliver to customers.... [-]
Columbia Executive Education partners with you to apply the latest and best in our faculty’s academic research to your practical challenges. [+]
Columbia Executive Education will work with you to build initiatives that address your organization’s most pressing issues. Our global faculty’s expertise spans all areas of business, including strategy, leadership, strategic learning, management development, change management, global competitiveness, innovation, marketing and financial management.
Columbia Executive Education partners with you to apply the latest and best in our faculty’s academic research to your practical challenges. We deliver programs where they make sense for you — at your site, at our facilities or at any conference center of your choice.Columbia’s exclusive learning partnerships produce sustained changes and generate bottom-line results. Our comprehensive diagnostic approach, which includes a thorough needs analysis at every stage of the process, establishes the foundation for a successful partnership. A dedicated account management team provides impeccable client service to ensure your satisfaction.... [-]
If you have ever worried about how to drive new growth or how to make a change initiative successful, you will enjoy the insights developed in this course. [+]
Leading Strategic Growth and Change is a six-day course focused on the process of finding opportunities, launching new ventures and leading necessary organizational changes to revitalize your corporation.
You will learn how to thrive in rapidly changing and highly uncertain environments, gain insight into a current change initiative within your organization, and immediately begin to apply your learning to make rapid progress with an issue that is currently pressing for you. If you have ever worried about how to drive new growth or how to make a change initiative successful, you will enjoy the insights developed in this course.
Who should attend? Upper-level to senior-level executives who seek significant growth opportunities for their organizations.... [-]
The course is designed to enable participants to create robust strategies even when faced with the uncertainty so common in business today. [+]
In today's increasingly complex business environment, having an effective strategy process has never been more important. Unfortunately, the strategy process in many companies is broken, leading to mediocrity, commoditization and 'me too' competition, none of which drive superior performance. Columbia Business School Executive Education's Creating Strategy is designed to enable participants to create robust strategies even when faced with the uncertainty so common in business today.
This intense three-day program will teach you the concept of Strategic Learning - a comprehensive approach to developing the 'killer competencies' every company needs for success today: developing insight; creating laser-sharp focus; aligning and energizing the organization; executing quickly and effectively, and constantly renewing the strategy. You will apply strategic learning to actual business cases and to a 'focal case' of your own choosing, giving you the opportunity to begin the process of solving a real strategic issue for your organization.... [-]