What is the focus of the Executive Program?

 

Our world-class faculty have an impressive breadth and depth of expertise across a range of topics. When you attend an Executive Program, you’ll benefit from our impressive array of extraordinary guest speakers—including leading venture capitalists, famous entrepreneurs, CEOs, and exponential technology experts.

The Executive Program curriculum includes exponential technologies, transformational practices, and relevant global challenges and opportunities each taught by world experts. You’ll leave with a comprehensive overview of each topic area, an understanding of recent major innovations, and the implications they have on industries, society, and our future. Prepare to be transformed.

We'll provide you with a set of proven tools for integrating these technologies and nimble innovation practices into your organization, including design thinking, lean startup processes, DIY tools, rapid prototyping, the hacker and maker movements, future forecasting, and open-source approaches to innovation. You’ll uncover actionable insights about the trends that are already shaping our future including:

  • The continued emergence of AI and machine learning that are complementing human jobs
  • The rise of “digital natives” and how they’ll leverage their skills in a new labor market
  • The design of cities in an age of autonomous cars
  • The ethics of synthetic biology and who owns the rights to our DNA

Together, these insights and tools will enable you to predict and evaluate how accelerating technologies are transforming your industry, your organization, your career, and your life. 

While other leadership programs focus on best business practices for today, you’ll come away with an exponential vision for the future in this era of convergence and rapid change.