The Berkeley Executive Leadership Program

The Berkeley Executive Leadership Program

Realize your Full Potential as an Executive Leader

Program Experience

You are a powerhouse senior executive that has worked hard and achieved success with exceptional talent, but still, your leadership skills remain untapped. Imagine how much more you could do by transforming your leadership to a higher level that will fundamentally change you, your company, and the world in profound ways. Focusing on executive development to drive change and cultivate professional growth is essential for influential leaders who are seeking to make a notable impact in a short period of time. 

Are you ready to level-up and transform your leadership? 

Berkeley Executive Leadership is our flagship program exclusively tailored for global executives seeking to advance their leadership qualities, develop a deeper connection to their talents, and build skills that strategically address business challenges head-on. This inspiring and unique senior executive leadership program equips you with cutting-edge leadership styles to apply strategic decision-making and improve employee retention, all while empowering you to become the most prominent team leader you can be. 

After this program, your strength as a leader will enhance company performance and inspire your team to set and achieve more ambitious goals. You will return to your workplace mindful of your leadership qualities with newfound, research-driven capabilities cemented in a personal roadmap that is ready to be implemented immediately. 

Develop a Strategic Leadership Plan
Gain new skills by centering your professional growth and unveiling your unique leadership style into a personalized, actionable plan.
Lead Change and Drive Innovation within Your Company
Surpass operational barriers to quickly responding to market demands and unlock innovation while fortifying your c level leadership role.
Increase your Influence and Persuasion
Capture your vision, communicate it throughout the organization, and stay on-point during business challenges by identifying your blind spots, building trust, and finding common ground at every level.
Create and Nurture a High-Performance Culture
Become a force multiplier by building and motivating cross-functional, diverse, and global teams. Prioritize mindfulness in leadership to attract and retain ambitious employees, including project-based and virtual talent.
Develop a Competitive Advantage
Focus on leadership development that incorporates tri-sector leadership (business, government, and social sectors) to excel at solving today’s most pressing challenges.
Go Inside the Program

Program Dates

There is pre-work for this program. Refer to the suggested deadline dates for enrollment below. Past this deadline, we enroll on a case-by-case and space-available basis, but please note: late enrollment may impact your experience in the program due to pre-work assignments.

Costs & Features

  • Two-week virtual executive leadership training utilizing a cutting-edge live classroom platform
  • Program sessions held Monday-Wednesday. In Week 1 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm PDT and Week 2 from 8:30-12:30 pm PDT
  • World-class faculty-led program
  • A strategic, personal leadership roadmap to implement when you return to work 
  • Exclusive network-building opportunities
  • Access to the program alumni community 
  • Berkeley Executive Leadership Certificate of Completion
Two-Week Online
  • Five-day executive leadership development program at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business campus 
  • World-class faculty-led program
  • Pre-program exercises and 360 assessments to uncover leadership aspirations and attributes
  • A strategic, personal leadership roadmap to implement when you return to work
  • Exclusive networking reception with faculty 
  • Access to the program alumni community 
  • Berkeley Executive Leadership Certificate of Completion
5-Day In-Person
Two-Week Online
5-Day In-Person

Download the full hardware, software, and bandwidth requirements prior to attending an online session for the Forum and Lab.

Download the full hardware, software, and bandwidth requirements prior to attending an online session for the Forum and Lab.

Who It's For

Executive and senior leadership including CEOs, C-level executives, and Vice Presidents  – and any accomplished leader seeking to drive growth in every corner of their organization.

Want to approach your employer about professional development and request employer support? Read the Employer Payment Assistance Guide.

This program counts toward a
Certificate of Business Excellence
Curriculum Days 
Five Days
Leadership & Communication

Participants in the Certificate of Business Excellence (COBE) program will earn a mark of distinction from a world-class university, gain access to a powerful global network, and enjoy the flexibility of completing the program in up to three years. A UC Berkeley Certificate of Business Excellence allows individuals to create a personal learning journey structured by our four academic pillars to gain management essentials in Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Finance to drive both personal and organizational development.


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