HBS offers four comprehensive leadership programs that prepare you to assume greater responsibility—the Owner/President Management (OPM) program, the Advanced Management Program (AMP), the General Management Program (GMP), and the Program for Leadership Development (PLD). Designed for individuals at all levels—from top executives and general managers to up-and-coming leaders and business owners—each intensive program delivers what companies need most: outstanding leaders who can improve corporate performance and drive competitive advantage. To learn which offering is right for you, view a detailed comparison of each business leadership program or schedule a consultation with a member of our Client Services team by contacting executive_education@hbs.edu.
OPM is designed for business founders/owners with at least 10 years of experience who also serve as chief executive officers, chief operating officers, presidents, and managing directors of companies with annual sales in excess of $10 million. Ideal candidates are actively involved in running the business and hold a significant equity stake in their firms. The intensive three-unit format takes place over 24 months, minimizing your time away from work and maximizing the value of your leadership investment. Each three-week session is designed to expand your expertise in key areas—strategy, finance, marketing, negotiations, global markets, leadership, entrepreneurship, operations and technology, control, and sales. You will emerge from this owner management program fully prepared for the corporate challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
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AMP is customized for senior executives with at least 20 to 25 years of experience, including significant time as a senior executive or company officer. Ideal candidates are one or two levels from the CEO in organizations with annual revenues in excess of $250 million, and have been identified as central to the company's succession plan. To accelerate the time-consuming process of moving from a cross-functional role to the highest level of global leadership, this advanced leadership program empowers you to set the direction of your business, craft an overarching strategy, and transform operational capabilities into a competitive advantage.
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GMP is designed for executives with recently acquired or significantly expanded general management responsibilities, who have at least 15 to 20 years of experience in organizations with annual revenues in excess of $100 million. Through a unique four-module format that blends personalized learning on-campus with practical application on the job, this comprehensive business management program provides a more integrated and multidisciplinary view of strategy, leadership, and the organization. You will emerge fully prepared to play a greater role in your company's long-term success.
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PLD is ideal for specialists and star contributors with at least 10 to 15 years of experience in organizations with annual revenues in excess of $75 million. An accelerated alternative to an MBA, PLD is a personalized leadership development program that puts you on the fast track. Its unique four-module format provides a wealth of opportunities for personal and professional growth, preparing you to become the visionary leader that your company demands.
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