What is Executive Education?

Executive education often refers to academic programs at a graduate level that can lead to certification. Customised executive programs can also help individuals achieve executive education and may offer personalised executive coaching.

Personalised executive training programs represent the fastest growing segment of executive education. These programs help organisations improve the quality of their management by combining the science of experiential learning and executive coaching into specialised programs that enable executives to develop new knowledge, skills and attitudes.  

A customised program includes serious engagement among executives, senior business faculty and researchers who are the thought leaders in their fields. Executive education has been referred to the toughest classroom there is, as because switched-on and demanding executives challenge one another as much or more as their professors.

Executive training is designed to help build business acumen and instincts to the point of heightened individual growth and business leadership skills. Executive training involves posing strong questions and/or assigning tasks that may take the form of experiential learning and development of new approaches to situations. It is important that coaching includes a strong comprehension of individual differences in a organisation, including their strengths and weaknesses. 

Executive training usually includes working towards specific professional goals. It can an include a transition to a new career, improved communications skills, performance management, effectiveness within an organisation, managing personal and professional changes, enhancing executive presence, improving strategic thinking, conflict management, and creating a powerful and effective team.