The Berkeley Executive Program in Management (10-30 yrs)

1 year part-time General Management Program for Middle & Senior Professionals

Course Snapshot
  • FeeUSD 30,000
  • Work Experience10 - 30 Years
  • Duration1 Year
  • Delivery MethodClassroom + Online
Course Detail

A strong personal brand and a global network are prerequisites to achieve greater success in your career. Today's complex global business environment rewards those who develop advanced management skills by reinvesting in acquiring the latest knowledge and experiences.

The BERKELEY EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN MANAGEMENT is a distinguished general management program that prepares you for the next level of leadership. Created to transform proven leaders into global executives ready for leading the charge, EPM encourages reflection, enhances strategic thinking and develops authentic leadership.

You will graduate with a mark of distinction from a world-renowned university as a member of an elite and influential alumni network ready for the next stage of your success.

Apart from becoming part of your own cohort community and building an enviable network, participants graduate from the Berkeley Executive Program in Management as a member of the elite Berkeley-Haas alumni community.

This entitles the participants to:

- Join an elite network of distinguished Haas Alumni. You will have access to a global network of over 38,000 Berkeley-Haas alumni via a password-protected online community
- A UC Berkeley email forwarding address - this does not expire ever
- Access to exclusive Haas-sponsored reunions, conferences and seminars
- The Berkeley Executive Program in Management Certification from the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education at the Haas School of Business
- Access to the Long Business Library and other university database services (onsite)
- One-year subscription to the California Management Review
- Join the exclusive Berkeley-Haas Alumni LinkedIn group
- Receive Berkeley-Haas Alumni Magazine
- Receive bimonthly Berkeley-Haas Alumni E-newsletter
- Access to exclusive Video portal, Haas Insights, a window into research highlights, industry speakers, blogs, and more
- Subscription to Berkeley-Haas Alumni Jobs Newsletter with latest job posting from distinguished employers

Desired Candidate Profile

The Berkeley Executive Program in Management is designed to create a deeply relevant, immersive and dynamic learning experience for senior executives, ready for the next level of leadership challenge. Participants may come from a range of industries and functions and all will be technology savvy, open to innovation and change, and driven to make a difference in their work environments. The program will benefit senior professionals with:

1. Significant experience and demonstrated career progression and success across levels, including
- CXO's, Directors, Presidents, VP's, etc.
- Managers of managers
- Senior functional managers and business heads
- Individuals with outstanding careers and leadership roles in a variety of settings
2. A strong drive to succeed and aspirations for reaching beyond the obvious career milestones.
3. Demonstrated ability to adapt, learn and apply new knowledge in varied situations.
4. A minimum of 10+ years of work experience in functional, technical, or business roles.
5. A graduate degree with a strong academic track record.
6. Fluency in written and spoken English.

The Berkeley EPM has emerged as program of choice for senior high potential leaders with global roles and aspirations. Participants bringing in a rich mix of experience in functions and verticals in knowledge driven industries.

Course Modules

The year-long program comprises 6 academic modules, 2 core foundational courses including a boot-camp, several workshops, and a capstone project covering the entire general management learning landscape.

- Advanced Management Competencies
- Managing Product and Services Organizations
- Strategic Financial Management
- Leading Innovative Change
- Strategy - Competing and Winning in Dynamic Economies
- Leadership Communications

- Financial Accounting (Online)
- Corporate Finance (Online)
- Finance Bootcamp

Our partner, Northwest, will deliver workshops on topics contextual to India or a skillset that is absolutely essential and required to grow as a senior executive. Below is a list of topics covered in workshops that will take place in between the academic modules.

- Expert problem-solving techniques
- Understanding Macroeconomics in business context, Global economy and imperatives
- Managing successful operations
- Managing your professional career
- Pitching yourself and your idea - the Elevator Pitch
- Building an effective organization and managing human capital

The program includes a capstone project focused on implementing the learning within the program, in the context of your current or future work place. The project topics could include a business plan proposal for the organization to expand into a new area, a specific business challenge at your workplace, or an interesting opportunity in the broader industry landscape. Northwest Executive Education will work one on one with participants to help them identify impactful projects. The capstone project will have three phases at an Individual or team level:

- Initiation and planning
- Mid-term project review and workout
- Final presentation to faculty panel and feedback session

As part of the program, participants will be introduced to the innovation ecosystem of Silicon Valley and San Francisco-Bay area. This will be achieved through visits to:

- Organizations that have developed and sustained a corporate innovation ecosystem
- Exciting startups which are on the forefront of innovation and breakthrough business models
- Accelerators and incubators that are deeply embedded in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the Valley and constantly tracking patterns for identifying next big opportunity

Participants would get to hear from and interact with senior executives from some of these organizations and engage in a Q&A, helping them decipher success code, culture and values of this ecosystem.