Enterprise Executive Program

Accelerate your career growth. Redefine the results of your business unit by redefining your role.

It has never been more critical for executives to quickly and accurately assess their business environment – this is how successful leaders reveal and capture hidden opportunities and uncover and overcome threats.

In this program, you’ll learn to apply a proven framework to create an action plan with new, broadened perspectives to accelerate your business and career success. Return to work with the unique capability to also apply the assessment to competitors, customers, and suppliers so you can leverage your new knowledge to your advantage.

Whether designing the future of your existing business, initiating a response to sub-par business performance, or getting ready to accept new executive responsibilities, this program will challenge your assumptions to help you build a logical, complete and thoughtful process to successfully assess and capitalize on the opportunity ahead.

Who Should Attend

Leaders heading business functions, with more than 8-10 years of business experience

High-potential leaders looking to enhance their enterprise-level thinking, skills, and abilities in preparation for future opportunities

Mid- and senior-level general managers seeking an innovative process to effectively analyze and improve business unit results

Executives responsible for P&L and charged with transforming their portion of the business

Let’s discuss how this program can help you achieve your goals.
Richard Olson 734-763-1000 rossexeced@umich.edu

The Experience

This dynamic five-day program will challenge and energize you with interactive learning experiences alongside Ross’ top-ranked faculty and other senior executives. Program topics are presented through a combination of action-based, direct application activities, including group discussions, team exercises, case studies, social events, and coaching sessions. All of this adds to the action plan being developed through the week and presented to faculty and fellow participants for frank feedback.  

Sunday Evening: Dinner and introductions to faculty, participants, and key program concepts applied through the week

Day 1: General management perspective: strategic thinking, applying the framework

Day 2: Assessment of the business ecosystem - rethinking the customer and supplier perspectives

Day 3: Assessment of the talent ecosystem: changing the lens on the war for talent

Day 4: Assessment of the finance ecosystem: reframing metrics for value creation

Day 5: Making the case: participants present their case for change based on applying the framework to their line of business

Organizational Benefits

Redefine the key roles and responsibilities of enterprise executives in your organization

Examine the business principles underlying executive activities

Illustrate the application of these business principles through case examples, the personal experiences of program participants, and workshops that focus on current business challenges

Develop and critique the business approach currently used in your organization

Create and present the business case for changes to the existing business approach

Individual Benefits

Gain a deep understanding of the key roles and responsibilities of business executives: perception, direction, judgment, oversight, and performance discipline

Develop a new lens to view competitiveness in product, talent, and financial markets through a new understanding of stakeholder objectives and the relationships among them

Enhance critical thinking: the essential skill for every business executive

Re-examine principles of value creation, the key basis for business decisions

Develop personalized action plans

EEP

Faculty Thought Leadership

Ross Thought In Action
Professor Ray Reilly shows what it takes to move from a functional to general manager mindset.
Ross Thought In Action
Michigan Ross Professor Ray Reilly shows why it’s important to understand your organization’s business model, and that of your customers and other industry players.

Tuition & Fees

The program fee includes tuition, instructional materials, living accommodations, continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks each day, and selected dinners. Fee is payable in advance in US dollars and is subject to change. See our Cancellation, Transfer and Substitution Policy

Note: Admission to this program is by application only. There are three ways to apply:

  1. click "Register Now" on this page and complete the application online;
  2. download the application and mail it back to us or fax it to +1-734-764-4267;
  3. call +1-734-763-1000, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST Monday through Friday and request a paper application be mailed to you.
More info

The program fee includes tuition, instructional materials, living accommodations, continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks each day, and selected dinners. Fee is payable in advance in US dollars and is subject to change. See our Cancellation, Transfer and Substitution Policy

Note: Admission to this program is by application only. There are three ways to apply:

  1. click "Register Now" on this page and complete the application online;
  2. download the application and mail it back to us or fax it to +1-734-764-4267;
  3. call +1-734-763-1000, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST Monday through Friday and request a paper application be mailed to you.

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