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Description
Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 25

What you'll learn in this management course:

Columbia Management Essentials (Online) is a three-month online program that teaches the core pillars of management — leading teams, creating a customer-centric organization, and developing financial acumen.

The program enables participants to accelerate their impact through an intensive learning journey that will equip them to manage people, products, and projects more effectively. The key components of this MBA-inspired curriculum are:

  • Enhancing leadership effectiveness
  • Effective decision making
  • Influencing others
  • Customer-centric marketing
  • Developing financial intuition
  • Launching new products
  • Leading and managing teams
  • Building social capital

With a focus on immediate application, participants work on a capstone case study, individual and team assignments, cases, self assessments — including Columbia Business School’s proprietary 360 Assessment Tool — and group discussions, applying their learnings immediately to their unique contexts.

Participants will also be part of a powerful learning community comprising a diverse group of fellow participants from a broad range of industries, functions, experiences, and geographies.

Impact

You will emerge from Columbia Management Essentials (Online) with enhanced cross-functional skills and a sharpened leadership toolkit that will help you accelerate the impact on your organization.

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses as a leader with the 360 Assessment Tool
  • Understand how different leadership styles affect performance
  • Make decisions in a more systematic way to optimize results
  • Influence others in a fair and ethical manner
  • Develop a customer-centric mindset and find the right product for the right market
  • Understand key financial concepts such as time value of money, net present value, and capital budgets for a stronger financial intuition
  • Build a healthy social network to support your professional goals

Program Structure

This immersive program takes an integrated approach to learning, combining live and recorded lectures, small group assignments, case studies, role plays, and Columbia Business School's 360 Assessment Tool.

The program is comprised of the following modules:

Module 1: Orientation and Welcome

  • Launch of 360 Degree Assessment Tool
  • Live Webinar “Program Outline & Learning Journey” with Professor Gita Johar
  • Optional: Accounting Basics, Financial Statements, and Key Ratios

Module 2: Leadership and Decision Making

  • The Heart of Leadership
  • Making Wise Decisions

Module 3: Influencing Others

  • Influencing Ethically and Fairly
  • Live Webinar “Leadership” with Professor Adam Galinsky

Modules 4: Being Customer-Centric

  • What Is a Customer Worth
  • What Customers Value
  • Delivering Value: Segmenting, Targeting, Positioning
  • Live Webinar “Customer Analytics” with Professor Oded Netzer

Module 5: Developing Financial Intuition

  • Fundamental Concepts in Finance
  • Capital Budgeting

Module 6: Launching New Products

  • New Product Development Process
  • Process Ideation Templates

Module 7: Leading & Managing Teams

  • Teams: Factors for Success and Failure
  • Six Strategies for High-Performance Teams
  • 360 Degree Assessment Tool Debrief

Module 8: Building Social Networks

  • Analyzing Your Social Network
  • Building Your Social Network to Support Your Professional Success

Module 9: Capstone Case and Conclusion

  • Capstone Case
  • Live webinar “Case Debrief and Program Summary” with Professor Gita Johar

Participant Profile

This program is designed for professionals who have recently taken on or aspire to move into a management role to help them develop leadership and decision-making capabilities. This includes existing managers and technical leaders who have been promoted to a role with management responsibility, executives who build and lead multi-functional teams, and entrepreneurs who need to expand their core business knowledge. Middle- and upper-level managers seeking a well-rounded, MBA-inspired management curriculum will also benefit from exposure to the latest marketing, finance, and leadership strategies taught by Columbia Business School faculty.

​Important Note Regarding Course Schedule:​

This class is an asynchronous online course, meaning the content is on-demand and accessible to you at your own pace. The time to complete the course will vary from person to person, but will run from

  • April 22 - Jul 21, 2020

and can be accessed at any point within that time period. 

Duration: 12 Weeks

Time Commitment: 4–6 hours/week

 
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Admissions Qualifications: Successful candidates should have managerial experience and responsibilities matching a program’s “Who Should Attend” or “Participant Profile” description. All registrations are subject to approval by Columbia Business School.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
Notification of withdrawal must be sent in writing to CourseHorse. Full refunds can be obtained up to 30 days before the program start date. Due to the costs incurred for program preparation and administration, any cancellations or requests for transfers or deferrals received 30 days or less from the program start are subject to penalty fees as described below. 
  • More than 30 days notice: 0% Cancellation – Transfer Penalty
  • 14 to 30 days notice: 30% Cancellation – Transfer Penalty
  • Less than 14 days notice: 50% Cancellation – Transfer Penalty
Columbia Executive Education, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to limit enrollments regardless of acceptance status. Individuals who have paid tuition but who are deemed ineligible to participate due to such enrollment limitations will receive a refund.

Substitutions:
Requests must be submitted in advance to Columbia Business School Executive Education and will be reviewed on an individual basis, based on participant qualifications and lead time needed for any program pre-work.

Transfers: Transfer requests must be submitted to Columbia Business School Executive Education and must indicate the new dates and/or new program the participant wishes to attend. Transfers are valid only within one year of the original program start date.

Refunds: Any remaining balance of a cancelled program's payment can be applied to another Columbia Business School Executive Education program within one year of the program date. After one year, the balance is nonrefundable.

Full tuition is nonrefundable under these conditions:
  • The registrant or substitute does not enroll in another program within one year of the original start date, and/or
  • The registrant or substitute defers or transfers more than two times.

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