General Management Leadership Program

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Location: Dolce Norwalk, One hour north of New York City

Tuition: $25,450

Includes all meals, materials, and accommodations.

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Executives assuming general management responsibilities face unique challenges of leading cross-functional teams, defining strategic directions, and making decisions in high-pressure situations.

Developed and led by Professor E. Ralph Biggadike, an authority on general management issues, The General Management Leadership Program was conceived to help cross-functional leaders effectively face these challenges.

Through interactive sessions that include role playing, simulations, and case studies, executives preparing for or already in general management roles get the tools they need to lead more effectively.


General managers face broad responsibilities that challenge even the most talented and effective executives.

The General Management Leadership Program shortens the learning curve by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive.

During the program, you discuss the role of the General Manager with peers from across the world in various industries such as finance, manufacturing, and information technology. You learn how to maximize people and resources, develop a broader understanding of integration across functions, and make accurate projections to enhance your organization's effectiveness and profitability.

Most importantly, you actively practice the skills essential to effective leadership such as questioning, listening, integrating, and communicating, and receive feedback on how to make improvements. You have the opportunity to experiment with new approaches during interactive sessions and to discuss your own professional challenges with the class and faculty. You explore how GMs utilize their emotions in business decisions, manage communications, and shift their view of the organization from working in the trenches to an overall perspective.

For an inside look at The General Management Leadership Program, view the program video and download the program agenda.

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Please contact our Learning Solutions Specialists at 212-854-3395 for a personal conversation to learn more.

Location and tuition are subject to change. View Cancellation Policy

Proficiency in English is essential. View the language requirements