Executive Education Programs
Sharpen your leadership skills.
Do you have the mindset and skillset to lead your organization through change and innovation? Broaden your professional capabilities with our executive education programs that are topical, fast-paced and interactive. Learn from world-renowned faculty alongside talented professionals and business leaders from diverse backgrounds, organizations, and industries.
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2019 Open Enrollment Executive Education Programs
BU Questrom’s programs give you the insights, tools, and professional credentials you need to strengthen your leadership skills and empower you to implement innovative ideas in business.
Competing in the Digital Age: Platform Revolution
Revolutionary strategies are disrupting traditional business models – not just in technology firms, but in every industry worldwide. Discover how to link the digital and physical marketplaces. Learn what you need to do to create an innovative platform ecosystem that gives you a competitive advantage.
REFRAMING LEADERSHIP IN THE DIGITAL AGE
The Digital Age is transforming work and personal lives, and promises a more prosperous and fulfilling life. But that promise is only as good as the capability of leaders. Develop the capabilities required to dynamically lead, innovate, co-create and build relationships in the fast-moving digital age. This course will help you develops five essential capabilities needed for success.
Mini MBA for Tech Executives
As a rising leader with a technology or engineering background, you will enhance and sharpen your management knowledge in critical MBA areas: finance, accounting, strategy, marketing, operations, and organizational behavior.
TECHNOLOGY & CHANGE: CREATING VALUE THROUGH DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION
Engage in on-site discussions, lectures, and hands-on activities with other global executives who share a common drive to lead transformative change in the area of technology. Session topics include Managing Disruption & Change, Digital Strategies, Platform Shift, Design Thinking, and Leading Change & Transformation in the Digital Age. (Well-suited for graduates of our Mini MBA programs.)
DIGITAL PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Every product and service is being digitalized. Such a massive transformation requires know-how in technologies such as AI and IOT, and a fundamental shift in the development processes of your organization, in order to create DevOps culture. We contend that lean and agile practice are necessary, but not sufficient. Teams need to engage in Digital Product Management Thinking (DPMT), and implement best practices in both DPMT and DevOps. This 2-day, highly interactive program will walk step by step through these best practices.
ENTREPRENEURIAL MARKETING & FINANCE
Spend a week in one of the most vibrant, historic cities in the US, and immerse yourself in a custom-designed, high-intensity entrepreneurship accelerator. An interactive, workshop-driven curriculum integrates theoretical frameworks, case-based discussions, real-life examples, site visits, and practical tools and techniques, underpinned by the proven Lean Start-up approach.
Competing in the Digital Age: Business Transformation
Being ‘digital’ is imperative in every industry and has profound implications for you, your organization, and future strategies. Transform your understanding of your ecosystem and the role of Digital Giants, Incumbents and Tech Entrepreneurs. Then kick off a digital strategy with faculty coaches while learning how to effectively engage with your leadership.
Electric Industry Transformation
The electric power industry is in the midst of massive change and innovation. New smart grid technologies, climate change, and increasing use of renewable and distributed energy are creating dramatic disruption – and opportunity.
Stay Ahead of the Curve with Questrom and Boston University
Situated in the national hub for innovation, Boston University is one of the world’s leading research institutions, with some of the finest management findings produced by Questrom faculty. Our Executive Programs are anchored by our strengths in digital technology, health & life sciences, and social enterprise & sustainability. Our faculty drive cutting-edge research, then translate it into academic papers, best-selling books, and classroom knowledge. Inspired by our overarching mission to develop programs that galvanize today’s business executives, Questrom faculty know it’s vital to do more than stay ahead of the curve. They make sure you’re ready to move that curve yourself.
Boston University, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is one of a select group of 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. We have a long, successful history of offering Executive Programs and are ranked by the Financial Times in Open Enrollment as #11 in the United States and #29 internationally. Our reputation speaks for itself.
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