At a Glance

Next Available Program
Feb 25 - April 7

Time Commitment
30 hours (5 hours/week)

Program Duration
6 weeks

Certification
Yale School of Management

Who Should Attend
Senior Leaders, Mid-Level & Team Leaders, Project Managers, Directors

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About the Program

Stepping into a leadership role means addressing pivotal decisions while contending with an ever-expanding range of considerations, and managing a quickly shifting landscape.

This 6-week program will prepare executives to provide structure and clarity to uncertain situations, incorporate a broad range of perspectives and inputs to surface previously undiscovered options, evaluate those options in a systematic and data-driven way, assess potential risks, and balance risks and rewards to generate high-return decisions for their business.

Key Takeaways

  • Broaden perspective while making difficult trade-offs.
  • Swiftly and effectively approach gaps in knowledge and expertise.
  • Scale efforts to accommodate the scope of the issue, as well as time/resource constraints.
  • Structure solutions to avoid over-committing, support progress today, and leave options open tomorrow as the organization learns more.
  • Recognize how natural psychological tendencies and emotional influences revealed by science of behavioral economics can derail decisions.

Program Structure

  • 6 week duration, 30 hours to complete requirements
  • 6 hours of on-demand, HD lectures
  • Professor interactions, group learning, and optional coaching sessions
  • Facilitated intra-company team meetings
  • Final project, which integrates weekly activities

2019 Program Dates

UPCOMING SESSION
February 2019 April 2019 July 2019 September 2019 October 2019
Program Start February 25 April 29 July 15 September 9 October 28
Program End April 7 June 9 August 25 October 20 December 8

 

Experienced Faculty

  • Daylian Cain

    Senior Lecturer in Negotiations & Ethics

    Professor Daylian Cain is an expert in negotiations and business ethics. He teaches popular negotiations seminars to executives across the globe, and likes to say that his teaching focuses on “why smart people do dumb things.”

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  • Nathan Novemsky

    Professor of Marketing

    Professor Nathan Novemsky is an expert in the psychology of judgment and decision-making, behavioral economics and consumer behavior. He has taught marketing and psychology at Yale University for almost 20 years.

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  • Paul Bracken

    Professor of Management & Professor of Political Science

    Professor Paul Bracken serves as a professor of management and political science at Yale University. He is a respected expert in the strategic application of technology in business and defense and global competition.

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FAQ

How many hours per week am I expected to devote to the program?

Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.

How long does the program last?

Our leadership development programs last 6 weeks. Additionally, you will complete a short orientation prior to the official start of the program.

Will I receive a grade or university credit?

Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the sponsoring business school. ExecOnline provides non-degree programs for which no grades or university credits are provided.

Who takes ExecOnline programs?

Our programs are designed for busy leaders—managers, directors, VPs, and C-suite—with the drive and desire to solve their organization’s critical business challenges. Our short, focused programs allow you to develop solutions for both near- and long-term challenges—without disrupting your day-to-day responsibilities.

Will I apply my learnings to real-world work objectives?

Yes. You will develop a project of your choosing that addresses your organization’s critical business challenges. At the completion of the program, you will have produced an implementation-ready project, designed to make a fiscal and business impact.

Do you have an alumni program?

Yes. You can stay connected to ExecOnline through our alumni group, which allows you to interact with peers to generate support and networking opportunities.

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