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The Accelerated Management Development Certificate Program (AMDCP) is ideal for directors, senior managers, and mid-career professionals seeking to upskill and broaden their business perspectives with the credibility and rigor that is synonymous with Michigan Ross. AMDCP enhances general management skills to accelerate your career trajectory and to reach new career goals with comprehensive course material and relevant specialty courses.
Online format, self-paced work + live faculty sessions
Rigorous, integrated coursework + certificate of merit
Personalized learning experience with specialty courses + individualized course activities
Gain actionable takeaways for immediate application
PROFICIENCY: Develop an in-depth understanding of core business concepts and gain knowledge of emerging topics.
APPLICATION: Learn a systematic approach to solving business problems and successfully apply it to real world scenarios.
MINDSET: Develop the capacity to reflect on your own behavior and understand its broader impact on your organization.
Learn how to measure value generation at your organization. Develop a toolkit to make and understand key financial decisions at a firm.
Understand your firm’s strategic position through an economic lens. Build microeconomic foundations of markets and competition, and learn how to make strategic decisions that will build your competitive advantage.
Explore value generation within your organization through your customers and your operations. You will learn modern marketing methods, work through operational decision making processes, and learn how to apply these concepts.
Understand what motivates people and how to design a system of empowerment. Discover your leadership style and learn how to effectively use it to manage people.
Personalize your learning experience to meet personal leadership goals and broaden your business perspective.
Specialty courses include the following topics:
How can managers prepare their organization to create the workforce of the future?
This course will explore multiple forces of change, including demographics, technology, automation, and globalization. It will also blend theory and practice on topics covering human capital management, on-the-job training, empowerment, labor practices around the globe, and the impact of technology on the future of human capital.
What is the value of diversity and how can organizations benefit from it?
This course will provide a theory for why organizations need diversity and how they can maximize its benefits. The course will introduce practical tools that will help you and your organization design a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) workplace. You will leave with a DEI action plan which you can apply to your own life and workplace.
How can you capitalize on new digital capabilities within your organization?
This course will introduce you to the opportunities created by artificial intelligence, digital platforms, and big data. You will leave with applicable frameworks on how to use digital innovation to gain a competitive advantage.
Expert Michigan Ross faculty convert research-based insights into actionable outcomes. They embody our commitment to build a better world through business and empower today’s leaders.
Solidify your managerial ability and achievements with credible recognition from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Program participants will receive a social media-friendly badge after each course and a certificate of merit upon successfully completing the requirements of the program.