The Executive Management Program (EMP) at the DeGroote School of Business can help you increase the value you bring to your organization and provides the necessary leadership development skills required to perform throughout your career. Developed by McMaster University faculty members and leading industry experts, each course focuses on a specific topic or management competency and is delivered using applied learning principles.
Program Structure and Delivery
The EMP consists of highly interactive courses that are delivered through virtual learning and in-person sessions at the DeGroote School of Business, Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington. As the business environment is constantly evolving, new course topics are frequently added to the program and the curriculum is continually refined based on feedback from participants.
This program is designed for you to build your own leadership journey, at your own pace. You have the opportunity to choose from numerous course offerings and you can combine any 5 of the courses to customize your own Certificate of Completion. All of our courses are offered throughout the year and there is no maximum time frame for you to complete the program. Our team will keep track of your progress until you finalize this achievement.
Earn a Certificate of Completion
This credential is awarded on behalf of one of the top-ranked universities in the world and Business Schools in Canada. Upon completion of 5 courses, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business. This achievement will enhance your resume and highlight your commitment to lifelong learning and skills development.
No prerequisite education is required to enroll in the program and you are not required to complete an application.
Networking Opportunities and Alumni
One of the benefits from our program is the ability to learn alongside individuals from a variety of organizations and sectors from across Ontario. You will have an opportunity to meet these individuals, learn from their past experiences and expand your own professional network.
Our EMP program has been offered for the past 10 years at the DeGroote School of Business and hundreds of professionals have significantly benefited from the content, connections and learning experience. Hear from Marco De Bartolo, an EMP graduate who has significantly enhanced his career as a result of the program.
Organizational Development Customization
All of the courses offered in the Executive Management Program can be delivered in an onsite or virtual delivery format for your team. The content can be completely customized based on your specific learning and development needs. To learn more about our customized program solutions, please click here.
Specializations within the Executive Management Program:
Focus on strategic decision-making and understanding the key components of effective strategy.
Focus on developing the mindset and key leadership skills to become a more influential leader.
EMP Alumni Spotlight: Marco De Bartolo, EMP graduate