Why Ross Executive Education?
We go beyond connecting theory to practice. We connect theory to your practice so you can connect ideas to your business. We deliver open-enrollment programs that develop individuals while strengthening the organizations in which they work. We also design and deliver custom programs tailored to your business needs.
For the Results-Driving Senior Leader
Research proves positive leadership gets results. Implement a culture of high-achievement throughout your organization. Faculty won the Academy of Management's Research Impact Award.
Strategic Human Resource Planning
For the High-Potential HR Leader
Act, don't react. Explore cutting-edge approaches to leading HR units, and develop a step-by-step plan to implement an HR strategy that brings bottom line value to your entire organization.
News, Research, and More
The explosion of technology and connectivity among consumers has rendered old business models obsolete. Ross Professor Venkat Ramaswamy has shown that companies need to co-create with stakeholders — customers, suppliers, and employees. His latest book on the subject, The Co-Creation Paradigm, provides a blueprint on how to shift your mindset and business practices. Read more to find out what he and co-author Kerimcan Ozcan, PhD '04, discovered about how to succeed with this shift. more
"There's a lot more to coaching than giving feedback and motivating others." Managers are expected to bring out the best in their reports, and an effective way to do that is by coaching them. It's often assumed that caring about others and putting time and effort into staff development will do the trick. But U-M Ross Professor Paula Caproni says that's a myth. Caproni brings her expertise on coaching and leading teams to the Ross Executive Education Emerging Leaders Program. more
"Hopefully it's inspiration for discovering what their own Everest is, so they can commit to it and go after it." Michigan Ross professor Scott DeRue believes lessons from the mountain can be taught in the classroom. He summited Mount Everest last month and is taking an Executive Education program up Mount Kilimanjaro next fall. To read about why he wants to teach these lessons, read his Q&A with Bloomberg Businessweek. more
New research from Ross Professor Shirli Kopelman shows the stress of making the first offer in a negotiation dampens enjoyment of economic benefits. Hear Kopelman's findings and how to deal with the stress in this new video. moreMore News
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