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Our unique approach to leadership development informs our entire suite of Executive Education offerings. Whether you are a C-suite executive seeking a board-level perspective or a senior nonprofit leader trying to grow your organization’s fundraising strategy, Kellogg can help. We’ve designed all of our programs to stay one step ahead of global business trends so that you leave equipped to drive growth across your organization.

Our live virtual programs provide the educational experience of our in-person programs — in a rich online format. Our in-person programs are held on the beautiful lakefront campus of Northwestern University in Evanston and Chicago.

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General Management


Executive Development Program

The Kellogg Executive Development Program transforms organizational leaders. It equips top-performing, mid-level to senior managers to make decisions and take strategic action based upon both traditional and innovative business practices. Participants build skills and awareness as they realize their potential for assuming general management roles.

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Strategic Capabilities for Emerging Business Leaders

This highly interactive, live virtual program positions the high-performing, emerging leader to make bold career moves, laying the foundation for general management and leadership of the broader business. Through an exploration of strategic business functions with some of Kellogg’s leading faculty, you will immerse yourself in how to lead in a complex, competitive, global market.

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Women's Senior Leadership Program

Kellogg created this special leadership program for women executives to equip top female talent to break through the barriers that have historically impeded their career development and empower them to take their place at the highest levels of corporate leadership.

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Finance & Accounting


Corporate Finance

Learn how you can create greater shareholder value by valuing investments more accurately, making more informed financial decisions and designing a more consistent, cohesive corporate investment and finance strategy.

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Finance for Executives

This program, which was created especially for non-finance managers and executives, gives participants the hands-on experience they need to read and interpret financial reports, talk numbers and make executive finance decisions with confidence.

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Merger Week

Our M&A experts will show you how to evaluate mergers and acquisitions from all angles — from strategy and financing to alliances and integration — and then use an M&A process that generates the greatest value from any restructuring deal.

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Governance


Corporate Governance

Effective board members bring to the table skills and capabilities that differ distinctly from those of management and other corporate leaders. This corporate governance program paves the way to mastering the skills required to govern successfully.

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Family Enterprise Boards

Family businesses are uniquely complex enterprises. This program empowers current and future directors of family-owned businesses to navigate the challenges posed by those organizations while learning to design, engage and lead boards that leverage their companies’ strategic advantages.

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Forming Family Enterprise Governance

One of the most critical times in a family enterprise’s evolution is moving from the processes, people and structures that proved successful for a controlling owner to those that support a sibling partnership. Engage with faculty from the John L. Ward Center for Family Enterprises for leadership insights on governance architecture and effective decision making to support a vision that will guide multigenerational continuity.

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Governing Family Enterprises

Join peers from leading family-run organizations to learn how family governance can help sustain business continuity, family unity and commitment. Come away equipped and energized to realize your vision for the future of your family enterprise with confidence.

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Women's Director Development Program

Discover the keys to unlocking boardroom doors in this first-ever director development program for women seeking a role in governance. Develop the skills required to contribute meaningfully and come away with practical tools for landing a seat at the table.

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Growth & Innovation


Competitive Strategy

Based on time-tested economic principles for profitability and growth, this program offers strategy-focused leaders a blend of modern theory, strategic analysis and practical application for sustaining an organization’s long-term competitive advantage.

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Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances

If you’re attracted by the promises of strategic alliances — faster growth, greater leverage, lower risk — you also need to know the pitfalls. Learn how to build value-adding relationships and when to make, buy or ally.

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Delivering Business Growth

Emphasizing action, this program teaches a market-tested framework that has delivered sustained double-digit growth in revenues and margins for major global brands. You’ll leave with a business growth strategy and actionable agenda for driving growth within your organization.

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Leading and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation

Successful innovation management requires highly trained leaders who can ignite the creative spirit and create a culture of innovation. In this program, you will develop the skills and tools you need to instill an innovation mindset within your organization and inspire your people to higher levels of creativity.

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Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Innovation and Organizational Performance

Learn from Kellogg’s leading experts how to fully leverage AI for analytics, insight, strategy, and organizational growth. This program’s intuitive approach helps leaders enhance innovation, understand the impact of AI on work, and develop AI initiatives within their organizations.

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Merger Week

Our M&A experts will show you how to evaluate mergers and acquisitions from all angles — from strategy and financing to alliances and integration — and then use an M&A process that generates the greatest value from any restructuring deal.

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Leadership


Beyond Diversity

Individual. Interpersonal. Institutional. Intentionally designed to be in-person, this program empowers you as DEI Leaders to take proven concepts and translate them into bold actions, creating meaningful change for yourself, your employees, and your organization.

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Constructive Collaboration

The experts show you the conditions and competencies that foster highly productive collaboration in the workplace, and how to ignite a culture of collaboration at all levels in your company and its people.

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Driving Organizational Change

Use your own real-life challenges as a platform for putting the latest theories and tools for organizational change management into practice. Learn how to build business agility and organizational resilience — the cornerstones of driving ongoing change.

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Empowering Women: From the Poker Table to a Seat at the Executive Leadership Table

Kellogg is partnering with Poker Power to offer a unique and highly innovative program that will provide women across all levels of their companies with an opportunity to develop key leadership skills in an educational, supportive, engaging and entertaining environment.

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Energizing People for Performance

Participants in this highly interactive program, master the processes and tools required to unleash the potential in individuals, energize their teams, and empower people to achieve consistently higher levels of performance and deliver better bottom-line results.

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Family Enterprise Boards

Family businesses are uniquely complex enterprises. This program empowers current and future directors of family-owned businesses to navigate the challenges posed by those organizations while learning to design, engage and lead boards that leverage their companies’ strategic advantages.

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High-Performance Negotiation Skills

Dive into the science of negotiation and learn the essentials of deal making and dispute resolution. Learn new and proven negotiation strategies and techniques and hone your skills through challenging simulations and constructive feedback.

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Leading High-Impact Teams

From the thought leaders that set the standard for building and leading effective teams, this intensive program delivers deep insight into Kellogg’s proven approaches and practical tools and techniques you can use immediately to solve complex team challenges.

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Leading with Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Previously Named: Leading with Big Data and Analytics

Sophisticated subject matter in an easy-to-understand, accessible format equips executives with the working knowledge needed to seize opportunities that analytics, artificial intelligence and a data strategy presents and put data analytics to practical use.

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Negotiation Master Class

Take your negotiation skills from pro to master. In this NEW certificate program, you’ll learn from professor Leigh Thompson how to navigate the most challenging negotiations, from mergers and acquisitions to internal and external crises. You’ll leave this experiential program with a playbook and the skills necessary to negotiate in any situation.

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Strategic Capabilities for Emerging Business Leaders

This highly interactive, live virtual program positions the high-performing, emerging leader to make bold career moves, laying the foundation for general management and leadership of the broader business. Through an exploration of strategic business functions with some of Kellogg’s leading faculty, you will immerse yourself in how to lead in a complex, competitive, global market.

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The Customer-Focused Organization

The digital revolution is empowering customers, fueling disruptive innovation and globalization of markets. In the wake of these challenges, firms that are customer-centric thrive. Learn how leaders successfully infuse a customer-centric perspective throughout an organization, generate value, build brands with meaning, and offer exceptional customer experiences to win in the digital age.

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The Leader Within

If you're seeking to propel your organization and career forward faster, this dynamic program will take you on an intensive, comprehensive leadership journey designed to spur your individual growth and elevate your leadership capabilities.

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The Strategy of Leadership

Your success as a leader ultimately depends on persuading others to adopt and run with your winning ideas. This program combines cutting-edge behavioral research with compelling interactive learning to improve your ability to work with and through others to drive business success.

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Women's Senior Leadership Program

Kellogg created this special leadership program for women executives to equip top female talent to break through the barriers that have historically impeded their career development and empower them to take their place at the highest levels of corporate leadership.

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Marketing & Sales


Advanced Analytics for Sales Leaders

This short program provides sales leaders with the skills and frameworks needed to lead and nurture an analytically driven sales organization. Discover how analytics can inform high-value opportunities and drive greater success and profitability.

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Advanced Marketing Management

For executives navigating an ever-changing marketing landscape, this program gives participants practical knowledge of marketing management tools and how to implement them into a successful strategy across multi-level teams.

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Business Marketing Strategy

If your business is B2B, here is a rare opportunity to learn from the experts how to deepen your understanding of marketing dynamics and drive profitable growth in the new B2B environment.

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Delivering Business Growth

Emphasizing action, this program teaches a market-tested framework that has delivered sustained double-digit growth in revenues and margins for major global brands. You’ll leave with a business growth strategy and actionable agenda for driving growth within your organization.

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High-Impact Sales Strategy in a Digital World

For senior sales and marketing leadership, this program focuses on how to lead profitable growth by developing a comprehensive sales strategy incorporating segmentation, value propositions, channel mix, sales force structures and customer engagement processes.

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Kellogg on Branding

Utilizing a blended learning approach from the thought leaders at Kellogg, learn how branding can help you build a solid and enduring business while gaining new insights into the importance and value of a strongly differentiated brand.

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Leading with Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Previously Named: Leading with Big Data and Analytics

Sophisticated subject matter in an easy-to-understand, accessible format equips executives with the working knowledge needed to seize opportunities that analytics, artificial intelligence and a data strategy presents and put data analytics to practical use.

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Maximizing Sales Force Performance

Put your sales force on the fast track to high-impact performance. Explore market-proven sales force management principles and how to apply them in practice through invigorating classroom discussion, peer interaction and world-class coaching from seasoned sales and marketing experts.

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Strategic Marketing Communications

Discover how to create effective, strategy-driven marketing campaigns that move customers and consumers in today’s ever evolving digital landscape. Utilizing tools such as insight, positioning and creative brief work, along with new tactical approaches across the communication spectrum, you’ll learn to ask the right questions, and explore frameworks and examples applicable to developing both B2C and B2B marketing communications plans.

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The Customer-Focused Organization

The digital revolution is empowering customers, fueling disruptive innovation and globalization of markets. In the wake of these challenges, firms that are customer-centric thrive. Learn how leaders successfully infuse a customer-centric perspective throughout an organization, generate value, build brands with meaning, and offer exceptional customer experiences to win in the digital age.

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Operations & Technology


Lean Operations

A world-class business is also a lean business. Grounded in the science of lean operations, this program equips you to alleviate bottlenecks, design effective systems and use the right metrics to achieve your goal of world-class lean operations.

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Operations Management Bundle

This combination of three programs — Lean Operations, Supply Chain Management and Operations Strategy — provides an executive-level learning experience focused on the same innovative operations-management approach taught in Kellogg’s world-class MBA programs. When taken together, these programs are offered at a discounted fee.

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Operations Strategy

Learn practical frameworks and tools you can put to use immediately to craft an operations strategy that maximizes stakeholder value and establishes a sustainable competitive advantage. Topical and highly interactive, it prepares you to strengthen your organization's performance and marketplace position.

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Supply Chain Management

Revolutionize your operations with the latest tools, techniques and models for efficient — and effective — supply chain management. The experts will show you how to meet the complex challenges of managing facilities, inventories, transportation, information, outsourcing, strategic partnering and more.

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Strategy


Competitive Strategy

Based on time-tested economic principles for profitability and growth, this program offers strategy-focused leaders a blend of modern theory, strategic analysis and practical application for sustaining an organization’s long-term competitive advantage.

Request a Brochure

Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances

If you’re attracted by the promises of strategic alliances — faster growth, greater leverage, lower risk — you also need to know the pitfalls. Learn how to build value-adding relationships and when to make, buy or ally.

Request a Brochure

Delivering Business Growth

Emphasizing action, this program teaches a market-tested framework that has delivered sustained double-digit growth in revenues and margins for major global brands. You’ll leave with a business growth strategy and actionable agenda for driving growth within your organization.

Request a Brochure

Leading and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation

Successful innovation management requires highly trained leaders who can ignite the creative spirit and create a culture of innovation. In this program, you will develop the skills and tools you need to instill an innovation mindset within your organization and inspire your people to higher levels of creativity.

Request a Brochure

Leading with Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Previously Named: Leading with Big Data and Analytics

Sophisticated subject matter in an easy-to-understand, accessible format equips executives with the working knowledge needed to seize opportunities that analytics, artificial intelligence and a data strategy presents and put data analytics to practical use.

Request a Brochure

Operations Strategy

Learn practical frameworks and tools you can put to use immediately to craft an operations strategy that maximizes stakeholder value and establishes a sustainable competitive advantage. Topical and highly interactive, it prepares you to strengthen your organization's performance and marketplace position.

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What Participants Say

"The experience that we, as senior executives, received was absolutely phenomenal. The three weeks of intensive learning and reflection have directly impacted my business strategy and planning...On top of the learning, I also built my professional network and made key contacts that helped me validate my business plan and also develop new customers for my start-up business."

Senior Executive, Business Operations, GE Energy Management


"I will most treasure the connections I have made here and the friendships...I have gained some valuable tools to help me continue to grow both within my organization and in my own personal life. There are no words to adequately express my gratitude, so I just say thank you."

Director Intermodal Planning and Pricing, Norfolk Southern Corporation


"This program is rich in content and relationships. It gives you the time and ability to create a robust network and to put into practice all of the concepts you learn throughout the year. The format and access to staff and peers gives you the lab to put it all into practice."

Senior Executive, Business Operations, GE Energy Management


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