The Senior Leaders Program is a unique and transformative experience, designed to help nonprofit leaders successfully develop their organizations' directions, policies, and programs.
This highly interactive 20-day program is specifically designed to equip senior nonprofit professionals with strategic management and leadership skills. It is ideal for leaders who want to successfully develop their organizations’ directors, policies, and programs.
The program provides participants the opportunity to step back, see the big picture, and develop an actionable plan. Through intensive exercises, faculty interaction, and collaboration with diverse peers, participants learn to integrate theory and practice, giving them tools that are immediately applicable at their organizations.
The Senior Leaders Program is part of the Programs in Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School Executive Education.
January 12 - April 11, 2014
Held in four modules:
January 12–17, 2014
February 10–14, 2014
March 17–21, 2014
April 7–11, 2014
Columbia University Campus, New York City
October 28, 2013
$9,500, Tuition assistance may be available.
Includes materials and some meals.
The Senior Leaders Program is designed for upper- and senior-level nonprofit professionals who are responsible for directing their organizations' mission, direction, and policies. Typically, participants have at least five years of nonprofit management experience, and include executive directors, deputy and regional directors, and other senior administrators.
The program has significant short- and long-term benefits for participants and their organizations.
Participants learn how to:
-Create an individual impact plan for their organization or a unit thereof
-Share experiences and learn best practices in small group sessions with fellow participants
-Maximize individual and team performance
-Facilitate cross-functional collaboration
-Gain an expanded network of peer leaders and Columbia faculty
In addition, participants receive these select Columbia Business School alumni benefits upon completing the program:
-A 25 percent tuition benefit for yourself and up to four colleagues each year for programs lasting up to seven days.
-Invitations to alumni events and programs around the world
-Global networking opportunities
-Lifetime Columbia Business School e-mail address
-Access to Columbia Business School Alumni Career Services resources
-Subscriptions to all Columbia Business School alumni publications
-Eligibility to join a Columbia Business School alumni club
"The program provided me with academic, administrative, and management tools to spearhead strategic planning in my organization." Felix Urrutia, Executive Director, Police Athletic League
"The program helped me to make strategic decisions based on data." Danielle Moss Lee, President & CEO, Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF)
"The program was highly engaging and the learnings enabled me to develop a roadmap for my organization." Manish Naik, CEO Sanjay Foundation for Social Development and Research
"The program has been a transformative personal journey that will enhance my life experience for years to come." Holly Park. Program Director West Side Campaign Against Hunger