Designed for senior executives, the blended format of the Advanced Management Program offers participants curated coaching and an invitation to learn together.
Over the course of 22 weeks, Columbia faculty and staff will support and challenge you to become a more agile, effective, and authentic leader through interactive online modules, in person immersion opportunities, executive coaching sessions, and asynchronous assignments. Collaborate online and in person with some of brightest minds in the business sector to build solutions and create a culture of innovation in your organization.
We help leaders find their internal clarity so they can express
themselves and lead others effectively. We don't provide
answers. We provide the mechanism for you to decide what kind of
leader you want to be and how to do it to the best of your
At a Glance
The blended format of the Advanced Management Program extends the quality of instruction and individualized coaching that Columbia Business School Executive Education is known for to wherever life takes you. The online components of our blended program allow you to engage with your peers, professors, and coaches virtually and from anywhere in the world, while the in-person immersion brings participants together at the very center of business in New York City.
Our program weaves together the very best of virtual and traditional instruction over 22 weeks. During this time, faculty and industry thought leaders will guide you through our distinct modules centered around an integrated approach to leadership:
Facts and Figures
Percentage of past participants who said Columbia Business School Executive Education is pertinent to succeeding in today’s rapidly changing business climate.
Percentage of senior executives who said they immediately applied skills and strategies upon return to their organization.
Percentage of senior executives who feel better prepared to solve their business challenges after coming to Columbia Business School Executive Education.
What are AMP graduates saying about their experience in the program?
The Advanced Management Program empowered me with the leadership expertise, strategic thinking capabilities, and the confidence to lead the change in my organization for the better.
Badr Al Goblan
Division Head (Country Head), National Commercial Bank
If this program doesn't add considerable value on both a personal and professional level, look inwards. Columbia gets it right.
CEO Australia/Asia Pacific, FremantleMedia
It is a journey which I would recommend to anyone who wants to be challenged to succeed professionally and personally.
Country Director, American Bar Association Rule of Law Institute
Columbia Business School’s Advanced Management Program is a holistic executive education program. The academic sessions are facilitated by thought-provoking instructors. The individuals who comprise the program team make the Columbia experience uniquely rewarding. I do not think this experience can be replicated by another institution. The people make the difference.
General Manager, Marriott International
Faculty Director, Columbia Business School Executive Education
Associate Adjunct Professor
Columbia Business School
Partner, Craven Leadership
Bruce Craven is a member of the Columbia Business School Executive Education faculty. In addition to his role as Faculty Director of the Advanced Management Program, Bruce serves as Faculty Director for a variety of Custom programs. He teaches across the portfolio for executive education, including workshops in resilience, leadership communication and flexible thinking. He also teaches a popular MBA and Executive MBA leadership elective.
Concurrent with his work in executive education, Bruce works as a writer. His non-fiction book Win or Die: Leadership Secrets from Game of Thrones, was published by St. Martin’s Press in March 2019, and was translated into Turkish, Serbian and Russian. His novel Sweet Ride was published by Codhill Press in 2021. He also published a collection of poetry in 2019 with Red Dirt Press. His previous work includes a published novel (Fast Sofa) and the script for the feature film adapted from the novel. He lives with his wife and two sons in Desert Hot Springs, California.
From day one, I could see our potential was our creativity as a
business school. That has only grown exponentially over all these
years. The program leaders constantly look for creative ways to
help executives make the best use of their time and instill new,
impactful ideas in them.
Associate Professor of Management, Faculty Director of the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics
Assistant Professor, Management Division
Senior Lecturer in Business, Management Division
Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics
S. T. Lee Professor of Business, Management Division
Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business, Reuben Mark Faculty Director of Organizational Character and Leadership
Faculty of Columbia Business School Executive Education; World-Renowned Strategist
Arthur J. Samberg Professor of Business
Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting and Finance
Professor of The Practice of Management, Management Division
Richard Paul Richman Professor of Business
David L. and Elsie M. Dodd Professor of Finance, Director, Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing
Senior Lecturer in Discipline in Business, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division
Professor of Professional Practice, Marketing Division
MUTB Professor of International Business
About Columbia Business School
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Our renowned faculty members are at the forefront of their fields, producing groundbreaking research across disciplines. And our worldwide alumni network continues to grow and impact change. At Columbia Business School today, we're celebrating our place at the very center of it all.
Columbia Business School is the only Ivy League institution that delivers a learning experience where academic excellence meets real-time exposure to the pulse of business in New York City. Our executive education programs teach actionable skills that allow you to make an immediate impact on your organization.Learn More