Executive Management Program

The Executive Management Program (EMP) at the DeGroote School of Business can help you increase the value you bring to your organization and provides the necessary leadership development skills required to perform throughout your career. Developed by McMaster University faculty members and leading industry experts, each course focuses on a specific topic or management competency and is delivered using applied learning principles.

Program Highlights

Designed for executives and managers

DeGroote's Executive Education programs equip leaders to dramatically increase the value they bring to their organizations.


Apply what you learn immediately

Each course is designed to develop skills that can be used to immediately impact your organization.


Flexible

You have the flexibility to complete individual courses or to complete a specialization in the Executive Management Program at your own pace.


Expand and learn from your network

Meet individuals from a variety of organizations and sectors from across Ontario, learn from their past experiences, and expand your own professional network in the process.


No prerequisites or applications

No prerequisite education is required to enroll in the program and you are not required to complete an application.


Recognition from a top university

This credential is awarded on behalf of one of the top-ranked universities in the world and Business Schools in Canada.


Developed by academic and industry experts

Developed by McMaster University faculty members and leading industry experts, each course focuses on a specific topic or management competency and is delivered using applied learning principles.


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Leadership Development

Enhance your skills as a leader and develop your personal leadership style.

Courses include: Boost My Business Brain!, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Edge, Engaging Your Employees, Essential Leadership Skills for Demanding Workplaces, Resilience in Leadership, The Mindful Leader

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Strategic Management

Designed to build your understanding of strategic thinking and planning so that you can develop a welcoming and effective workplace culture.

Courses include: Best Practices in Strategy Execution, Design Thinking Leadership, Developing a Thriving Workplace Culture, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace: Key Principles and Practices, Governing an Organization, High Impact Strategic Planning, Strategic Thinking: Performance with Impact

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Communications Leadership

Develop a better understanding of how to have important conversations, persuade, and influence others no matter the context.

Courses include: Establishing Influence and Executive Presence, Negotiation Intelligence: Theories and Practice Leading to Impactful Outcomes, The Science of Designing and Delivering Powerful Presentations, Vital Conversations

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Strategic Foresight

This certificate provides the tools, skills development opportunities, and insights that can make you and your organization more future-ready.

Courses include: Technology Forecasting, Leading Change for Innovation and Impact, The Anticipant Organization: Leading at the Frontier of Digital Disruption, Systems Thinking for a Changing World, Leading and Managing Change During Unstable Times

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Custom Programs for Organizations

At Executive Education, we recognize the importance of discovering your organization’s learning gaps and working to close them. That’s why we’ve created our custom programming solutions, so that your organization can ensure those learning needs are met.

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Explore Other Executive Programs

Expand your executive and leadership skills through other programs offered through the DeGroote School of Business: