What is Executive Education?
Executive education refers to professional development programs at business schools for executives, business and government leaders, functional managers, and high-potential talent. These programs are generally non-credit and non-degree-granting, but sometimes lead to certificates.
What programs does Smith offer for executives?
Smith offers the following executive education programs:
- Customized Leadership Development Programs
- High-Potential Talent Development Programs
- Executive MBA in U.S.
- Executive MBA in China
- Business Acumen Programs for Management and Leadership
- Cybersecurity Leadership Certificate
What is a customized program?
Customized programs are tailored for and offered to a group of participants from a single organization. Customized programs are in high demand as markets shift and organizations must develop and implement responsive business strategies. Smith works with many top global companies on customized executive education, including: CSX, Black & Decker, the Indian Revenue Service, Lockheed Martin, AstraZeneca, and SAIC.
How do I find out more about customizing a program?
Who teaches executive education at Smith?
Executive education courses are taught by the same world-renowned faculty members that teach undergraduate and graduate students. Consistently ranked in the top 10 by Businessweek and Financial Times, Smith faculty are leaders in their fields and recognized internationally for their contributions to business scholarship and practice.
Beyond our outstanding group of business school faculty, we also tap experts from other schools within the university, adjunct faculty with specialized areas of focus and experience, and industry and guest speakers, depending on the needs of the program.
What is the ideal size of group for a customized executive education program?
Smith runs customized programs for groups as small as 10 or as large as 40 participants or more. The ideal classroom size is between 20-30 participants.
Are all your programs hosted in College Park?
We deliver programs at our campuses in College Park, MD, downtown Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. We also deliver programs on-site at client organizations.
Do you have distance learning capability?
Yes, we can deliver blended learning programs tailored for your group’s needs.