Columbia Business School Executive Education

About the School

Columbia Business School Executive Education provides professionals from across industries and sectors with the tools, frameworks, and learnings needed to lead and succeed. Designed for high-achieving business leaders, CBSEE programs allow executives to accelerate their learning within a dynamic, interactive environment with peers from around the globe.

Affiliated with Columbia Business School, one of the world’s leading business schools, CBSEE programs teach actionable skills that allow you to make an immediate impact on your organization. Taught by world-class faculty who are thought leaders, pioneering researches, advisors, and practitioners, CBSEE programs infuse management fundamentals with data science and real-time business intelligence, delivering unmatched insights and learning across critical areas shaping the world around us including digital business, entrepreneurship and innovation, 21st century finance, marketing, climate, and business and society.

Renowned Faculty

  • Adam Galinsky

    Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics

    Adam Galinsky is the Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School. Professor Galinsky has published more than 200 scientific articles, chapters, and teaching cases in the fields of management and social psychology....

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  • William (Bill) Klepper

    Academic Director of Executive Education and Adjunct Professor of Management at Columbia Business School

    William Klepper is the faculty director of Columbia Business School's Executive Education Developing and Leading High Performance Teams program. He has worked on custom programs for a number of corporations, including AT&T, Chase, DuPont, and General Electric.

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  • Rita McGrath

    Faculty Member of Executive Education at Columbia Business School

    Rita Gunther McGrath is a best-selling author, a sought-after speaker, and a longtime faculty member at Columbia Business School. She is widely recognized as a premier expert on leading innovation and growth during times of uncertainty. Rita has received the #1 achievement award for strategy from th...

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  • Peter Meola

    Faculty Member of Executive Education at Columbia Business School

    Peter Meola has more than 25 years of senior executive experience at multinational businesses, including The Seagram Company, Tropicana, ExxonMobil, and British Petroleum. His primary research areas are leadership of organizational culture and strategic learning as a leadership process.

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  • William Pietersen

    Professor of the Practice of Management and Faculty Member of Executive Education at Columbia Business School

    For more than 20 years, William Pietersen served as the CEO of multibillion-dollar businesses such as Lever Foods, Seagram USA, Tropicana, and Sterling Winthrop’s Consumer Health Group. His top-selling book, "Strategic Learning," is widely applied within his programs taught at Columbia Business Sc...

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  • Pierre Yared

    MUTB Professor of International Business at Columbia Business School

    Pierre Yared is the MUTB Professor of International Business, Senior Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs, and Vice Dean for Executive Education at Columbia Business School. His research, which has been published in leading academic journals, focuses on macroeconomic policy and political economy.

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