Northwest Executive Education and University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education Launch Globally Renowned Accelerated Development Program in India


Business Wire IndiaNorthwest Executive Education has partnered with University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education to launch a program for senior executives in the Indian sub-continent, The Chicago Booth Accelerated Development Program—India (Chicago Booth ADP – India).

Chicago Booth ADP – India offers significant exposure to key business concepts and strategies in an intensive format over 10 months, with three academic in-class modules at University of Chicago and Booth campuses in New Delhi, Hong Kong, and Chicago; as well as three workshop sessions, three online foundation programs, and several peer assisted learning exercises offered by their partner, Northwest Executive Education. The program will begin in December, 2016.

“The ADP India program builds upon the years of learning from ADP London as well as Singapore and brings an exceptional academic program to executives in the region. As the name indicates, it accelerates the growth of business leaders, building functional as well as strategic and leadership skills and aims to impart knowledge that creates transformation in organizations, using THE CHICAGO APPROACH™,” said Renu Kulkarni, Associate Dean for Executive Education at Chicago Booth School of Business. “The modular format ensures that the time away from work is well structured and exposes participants to our faculty who will teach in New Delhi, Hong Kong & Chicago, over the course of 10 months. This also ensures that they can apply the new knowledge to the workplace in real time as the program progresses.”

The program aims to bring together a group of proven senior executives who are responsible for key organizational activities. The program is designed for those who are keen to develop a wider general management perspective outside their traditional area of control and expertise, to take their careers and organizations to the next level.

ADP actively leverages the unique strengths of Chicago Booth in the areas of Strategy, Leadership and Finance as participants learn general management essentials from world-renowned faculty at one of the world’s most prestigious and highly acclaimed business schools. Program participants will become a part of the global ADP network on completion of the program.

Chicago Booth faculty will engage participants in a learning environment where the principal modes are discourse and discussion. They will ask participants to take an active role in uncovering the ideas and facts that lead to new solutions. ADP provides a forum to share business problems and craft solutions, to learn the necessary skills to address whatever issue may arise.

Northwest Executive Education brings several years of experience in the executive education domain and has collaborated with other top ranked global schools to design and deliver high quality executive education programs for senior executives in India, South East Asia and the Middle east. Northwest Education is managed by alumni of Harvard Business School and Berkeley-Haas with significant leadership experience at executive positions in global organizations.

University of Chicago and Chicago Booth School of Business have been big believers in India as well as the sub-continent and the potential for the economies to continue to grow and out-perform the rest of the world. This belief is reflected in the establishment of the UChicago Center in New Delhi and in the number of initiatives that various schools at University of Chicago have launched in the region, from public policy reform to pollution control to business management. To continue to support this rapid pace of change and growth, Chicago Booth is now launching this global, highly successful and acclaimed executive development initiative, The Chicago Booth Accelerated Development Program – India, following the success of ADP in London and Singapore.

Program Details

Chicago Booth Accelerated Development Program—India ,beginning in December, 2016, with classroom sessions at the University of Chicago Center in New Delhi and follows with sessions at Chicago Booth campuses in Hong Kong and Chicago.

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About University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Since 1898, University of Chicago Booth School of Business has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Our rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms our students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges.

As part of the University of Chicago, we share this world-renowned university’s core values, which shape our distinctive intellectual culture. At Chicago Booth, we constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. In fact, seven of our faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas.

We are proud to claim:

  • an unmatched faculty
  • degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents
  • a global body of 49,000 accomplished alumni
  • strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities.

Consistently ranked among the top programs in the United States and worldwide, Executive Education at Chicago Booth is where intellectual rigor, engaged teaching, and cutting-edge research meet. We create and learn in an exhilarating climate of constructive discourse. Our programs, both open enrollment and distinctively customized, capitalize on the unique ‘Chicago Approach’ to meet the specific talent and leadership development objectives of our participants.

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