Leading Strategic Growth, a 6-week executive development program, delivers participants the ability to gain greater command of their company’s needs and the skill to identify and execute new growth opportunities in a fast-moving and competitive landscape.

The key to organizational success is to develop an enterprise capable of generating achievement-oriented strategies and adapting and improving those strategies as the environment changes. The Leading Strategic Growth action-oriented approach addresses the conditions and challenges executives face – because the true measure of an executive education program’s effectiveness is how well the learning can be applied to solutions in the work environment.


  • Understand your company’s competitive environment and current strategy
  • Better understanding your company’s strategic process by applying Columbia’s four-phase planning cycle
  • Identify strategic challenges and where to focus efforts
  • Define key organizational priorities and current gaps within your “span of control”


  • 6 week duration, 30 hours to complete requirements
  • 10 hours of on-demand, HD lectures
  • Professor interactions, office hours and group learning
  • Facilitated Intra-Company Team Meetings
  • Final Deliverable, which integrates weekly activities
  • Optional Issue Forums available

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who should attend

This course is designed for leaders who want to improve their strategic thinking within their organization and make faster, better, and more effective decisions. It’s beneficial for:

  • Senior leaders
  • Mid-level and team leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Directors

Program certification

After successfully finishing the Leading Strategic Growth program, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from Columbia University.