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Program Description

Co-Creating Custom Solutions

When your business requires a comprehensive, innovative executive development solution, you need a partner who can help you discover and clarify the challenges, identify the opportunities, and design and deliver customized, multi-disciplinary solutions that no single-discipline approach could ever match.

The Centers of Excellence at Michigan's Ross School of Business are uniquely qualified to customize a solution to your specific needs. Our multidisciplinary approach offers clients around the world a dynamic new option to achieve extraordinary results. Ranked among Business Week's top ten schools in the world for custom programs, Michigan offers access to the tremendous intellectual capital of a world-class university, with virtually unlimited potential for high-impact collaboration across disciplines.

An ongoing commitment to your long-term success

Our clients have found that executive education is an investment that can return many times its cost in added value to their organizations. Our programs go beyond the theoretical to deliver tangible, measurable results. We enter into each customized program relationship with a long-range view of your goals and opportunities and a long-term commitment to developing an executive education partnership with you.

Whether you are growing your next-generation leadership team, integrating company divisions following a merger, launching new products, entering new markets, crafting a strategy or solving an operations challenge, we roll up our sleeves and work with you to build and implement practical, effective solutions.

Custom Program Advantages

By partnering with Michigan for a custom solution, you'll enjoy these key advantages:

- Long-term commitment--We commit fully to each client relationship to achieve continuing success and lasting results.

- Team-based partnership--In the spirit of co-creation, we work with you before, during and after solution implementation to assure its enduring success.

- Flexibility and adaptability--Our delivery commitment includes continuous program content modification and updating to meet your changing business conditions.

- Full-faculty involvement--All programs are developed and delivered by world-class Ross School faculty.

Depending on your needs, our custom solutions can incorporate a wide variety of elements--classroom programs, action learning projects, web-based interactive sessions, executive coaching, guest speakers, consulting, executive forums and more--all custom-tailored to focus Michigan's expertise on your organization's success.

As you consider your options and opportunities across the full spectrum of today's global business issues, consider how the world-class thought leaders at the Ross School of Business can deliver powerful, specific solutions customized to your unique situation.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a premier educational institution within one of the finest research universities worldwide. Our mission is to develop leaders in ... Read More

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a premier educational institution within one of the finest research universities worldwide. Our mission is to develop leaders in thought and action, who are ready to tackle the challenging, multidisciplinary problems facing society. Leaders who can provide moral and civic leadership, and who leverage their influence for the benefit of society. At Michigan, our over-arching strength is our unique ability to bridge scholarly theory with business practice. We believe true leadership begins with a holistic understanding of business. At our core is the pursuit of “intellectual capital with impact.” These are the ideas our faculty bring to the classroom and the tools our graduates use to shape the world. We’re interested in students who want to partner with faculty to co-create a very customized, robust educational experience. Our strategy to develop students’ leadership capability – in addition to impact requisite business knowledge and skills – is to provide action-based learning opportunities rooted in real-world issues. With an MBA from Michigan's Ross School of Business, you’ll enter the marketplace as a leader with the confidence and wisdom to define and achieve your vision of success. Read less
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