The Accelerated Development Program: The Knowledge You Need in a Format You Want
Chicago Booth executive education programs ranked 6th in the world! Financial Times 2012 rankings
Critical insight and the latest management thinking delivered in three, five day modules over three months.
As a senior manager ready to take that next step in your career, you need access to the latest thinking and tools to competitively position yourself and your business — for today and for the future. You also need to focus on daily operations. How do you gain the critical insight you need without taking too much time away from work?
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business offers a powerful solution: The Accelerated Development Program (ADP).
ADP presents highlights of our best programs in a modular format that minimizes disruptions to daily life and career — and maximizes opportunities to gain a competitive advantage for your company and for yourself.
The Classroom Advantage
You will learn general management essentials from world-renowned faculty at one of the world’s most prestigious and highly acclaimed business schools.
Participants also learn from each other. From the first session, you will have the opportunity to apply new concepts to your company’s challenges and then confer with the professors and your peers about the results at later sessions. ADP provides a forum to share business problems and craft solutions, to learn the necessary skills to address whatever issue may arise.
Immediate benefits to you and your organization
-Develop a comprehensive understanding and gain insight into the critical functional areas within a company.
-Learn how to manage across functional areas and lead cross-functional teams
-Strengthen strategic decision-making skills and enhance strategic thinking.
-Build and learn to shape organizational culture and structures that create value.
-Network and establish long-term relationships with key executives from other organizations.
-Learn strategic tools and techniques to manage future growth.
-Position yourself to take on more strategic, general management roles.
-Gain greater self awareness and understanding of how you work with others
-Develop a personal leadership plan with the help of a professional coach.
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
25 Basinghall Street
Fall 2013 Program
Oct 7-11, Nov 4-8, Dec 9-13
Spring 2014 Program
Apr 7-11, May 19-23, Jun 16-20
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for executives who are responsible for key organizational activities but who need to develop a wider general management perspective outside their traditional area of control and expertise.
ADP participants represent a diverse range of industries, backgrounds and nationalities, creating a dynamic environment for peer learning and sharing. Participants travel from across the world to attend the program, creating close bonds that last long after the end of the course.
The Accelerated Development Program admissions committee highly recommends that all applicants be sponsored by their employing organization. Candidates should have at least 10 years of business experience with a significant portion of that in a managerial or leadership capacity. Please get in touch if you'd like to know if ADP is right for you.