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This courses prepare program directors and mid-level administrators to manage and lead their units strategically, in support of overarching organizational goals. [+]
The 7-day Middle Management Programs prepare program directors and mid-level administrators to manage and lead their units strategically, in support of overarching organizational goals. Participants receive a solid introduction to general management concepts that are explored in depth in the 20-day Executive Level Program, making this a useful tool for organizations that wish to develop their multi-level management teams. Executive directors of small community-based organizations find the scope of this program appropriate to their needs. Participants prepare a strategic analysis of the agency, division, or programs they lead, identify a compelling vision for its future, and develop a plan for achieving it.... [-]
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... [-]
Building Organizational Capability for Strategic Implementation provides a systematic framework to help companies determine their required organizational capabilities under new strategic direction. [+]
Overview As business competition intensifies and technology leapfrogs with new advancements, many companies are formulating growth or transformation strategies to increase shareholder value. While formulating the new strategic direction is critical, many companies are facing tremendous challenges of re-building the organization to execute the new strategies.Building Organizational Capability for Strategic Implementation provides a systematic framework to help companies determine their required organizational capabilities under new strategic direction, and to re-align employee competency, company culture, and organizational governance based on the new organizational capabilities.
Who Should Attend Executives from all functional areas with responsibility for implementing company's strategies and improving organizational effectiveness are best suited for this program. Including general management and management teams, project teams, HR practitioners, business unit, functional unit and geographic managers and their management teams.... [-]
This program brings together a full array of individual, group and strategic leadership tools to help build positive organizations that will achieve extraordinary individual and organizational performance. [+]
* Discover the elements in your organization that foster resiliency in your employees * Bring out the full potential of your people to help them be their best * Learn how to lead yourself and others in pursuit of high-quality personal connections * Explore the link between energizing networks and high-performing organizational performance * Acquire a framework for making a profound difference in your life and in your organization
Who Should Attend Senior managers in any function who want access to next-practice tools and skills for leading people and organizations.
Learning Objectives This program brings together a full array of individual, group and strategic leadership tools to help build positive organizations that will achieve extraordinary individual and organizational performance.... [-]
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.... [-]
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.... [-]
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 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.... [-]
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.... [-]
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.... [-]
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 ... [-]
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.... [-]
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 Columbia Senior Executive Program is an incomparable experience of intellectual, personal and professional discovery and growth. [+]
The Columbia Senior Executive Program is an incomparable experience of intellectual, personal and professional discovery and growth, focused on providing you with tools, insights and the ambitious and vibrant learning environment necessary to maximize your potential as a leader within your organization.
The reach of The Columbia Senior Executive Program broadly extends from the context of global awareness and enterprise wide thinking, through the challenges of leading and managing change, to the personal journey of preparing yourself for your immediate and long-term future, and the future of your organization.
You will explore the complexity of issues and perspectives through faculty interaction, individual coaching and collaboration with diverse peers, creating a new foundation for bold, effective and innovative leadership. At the close of the program, you are invited to bring your spouse or a guest to CSEP. Through presentations focusing on life after CSEP and the graduation ceremony, your guest will become an integral part of your CSEP experience. ... [-]