The Executive Development Program: The Transition to General Management

If you're a senior-level executive who has recently been given expanded management responsibilities, the Executive Development Program at Chicago Booth is for you. 

This two-week comprehensive program prepares successful executives who are transitioning to general management with the critical capability to lead in an ever-changing global business environment. You will engage in a variety of collaborative sessions designed to refine and deepen your skill base in the critical areas of finance, strategy, marketing, negotiation, and leadership.

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Prepare for general management responsibilities with Chicago Booth

Experienced managers from large publicly held companies, private corporations, and smaller organizations, who have been identified by their organizations as executives who have recently assumed greater responsibilities within their companies will benefit from this program. 


  • Gain an understanding of critical functional areas and develop skills to lead cross-functional teams.

  • Enhance your skills to influence and lead cross-functional teams

  • Learn how to assess your organization's financial strategy and predict future conditions.

  • Gain insights into the processes and structuring of negotiations

  • Better understand approaches to market segmentation and positioning

  • Discover the fundamentals of business strategy, including identifying and exploiting opportunities to create value

Participants have demonstrated strong leadership skills and are transitioning into general management within their organization. Download a brochure for more information.


Program Dates

May 13-24, 2019
September 16-27, 2019

Program Fee


"This program is a great opportunity to integrate the knowledge and experience of the business disciplines. A mix of an outstanding faculty and senior experienced participants create an environment of discussion of new ideas to be applied immediately on the job," says Jose Villarreal, Program Leader, Nemak, Garcia, N.L., Mexico

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