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Gain essential executive skills to lead more effectively, expedite your career progression, and inspire change in your company.

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A World-Class Leadership Framework

Leadership development is an integral part of the Michigan Ross Executive MBA experience, which is grounded in the Michigan Model of Leadership (MMOL). Based on a half-century of empirical research and real-world practice, MMOL was recognized by the Financial Times as one of the 40 most important frameworks in the history of business. 

Michigan Model of Leadership

Practical Concepts for a Lifetime of Success

Expand your influence as a leader through transformational learning experiences — coursework, workshops, and coaching — that are woven into our 21-month program.

TERM 1:
Learning and Personal Growth

COACHING WORKSHOPS SPEAKERS

Introduction to Executive Coaching

1:1 Executive Coaching

Team Coaching

Innovation

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Giving and Receiving Feedback

Lifelong Plan for Leadership Development

Leading with Values

Michigan Model of Leadership

Team Kickoff

Learning and Growth

TERM 2:
Leading Change and Innovation

COURSES COACHING WORKSHOP SPEAKER

Leading Organizational Change

Strategic Human Resource Planning (elective)

1:1 Executive Coaching

Team Coaching

Influence & Persuasion

Thriving Under Pressure

TERM 3:
Resilience and Thriving

COURSES COACHING WORKSHOPS

Strategic Leaders Program (elective)

The Positive Leader (elective) 

1:1 Executive Coaching

Team Learning Capture SPEAKER

Leading Change

The Exceptional Presenter

Team Decision Making

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

TERM 4:
Managing the External Environment

COURSES COACHING

Strategic Human Resource Planning (elective)

Strategic Leaders Program (elective)

Negotiations (elective)

The Positive Leader (elective)

Team Coaching

1:1 Executive Coaching

Presentation Skills

TERM 5:
Defining Your Leadership Vision

COURSE COACHING

Personal & Organizational Leadership (elective) 

1:1 Executive Coaching

Team Learning Capture

The Support You Need to Reach Your Goals

Executive coaching prepares you to assume your next level of leadership with a personalized approach that builds upon your strengths and aligns with your goals.

Executive Coaching

Student Voices

I Knew I Wanted to Become a Better Leader. Here's How the Executive MBA Is Helping Me Do It.

I remember what drove me to pursue my Executive MBA from Michigan Ross like it was yesterday. I wanted to learn and grow at a university that was not only home to the leaders and best in technical education, but takes learning to the next level of positive leadership development.
Student Voices

How My EMBA Journey Is Transforming Not Just My Career, But Also My Personal Life

When I started my Executive MBA, I was not sure how much more it would enhance my professional development. However, I have been surprised and pleased to discover that my EMBA has had an immeasurable impact on both my hard and soft skills.
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