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Rice Advanced Management Program: For Senior Leaders Transitioning to Management Roles

Act Decisively. Lead Strategically.


Investing in yourself is one of the best decisions you can make. As a senior leader, you’re likely exploring how to move your business and your career forward. Apply for the Rice Advanced Management Program, where you’ll engage with Rice Business faculty, collaborate with other senior leaders and gain a new perspective on business.

Spend two one-week sessions separated by a one-month intersession, during which you’ll begin applying the concepts learned. From expanding your understanding of leadership to creating innovative strategies that address a changing market, this course will equip you to navigate the evolving business landscape, make financial and strategic decisions, and effectively implement them inside your organization.

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It's an excellent program for all executive leaders of organizations. The course really teaches you how important people are to the success of your organization.

Kelley Hendrickson, PDR

Rice Advanced Management Program

Upcoming Dates

Fall 2023: Week 1: September 25-29  |  Week 2: November 6-10  Intermodular Online Sessions: Dates TBD

Who Should Attend

Senior leaders and executives who wish to transition into general management or functional lead roles

Program Takeaways

  • Enhance ability to lead and develop high-performing teams and individuals
  • Understand organizational culture and key leadership challenges
  • Develop strategies for creating and sustaining an innovative culture in established organizations
  • Learn to conduct strategic analysis of your industry and organization, and identify opportunities for growth
  • Learn the language of financial accounting and improve financial decision-making
  • Lead enterprise-level change and execute strategy
  • Improve strategic decision-making by identifying cognitive, social and emotional biases that affect judgment

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Program Schedule

Upcoming Program Dates

Fall 2023: Week 1: September 25-29 |  Week 2: November 6-10  Intermodular Online Sessions: Dates TBD

Week One

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Leadership and the Characteristics of High-Potential General Managers

Leadership Style: Understanding Adaptability in a Leadership Role

Managing Talent and Improving Performance

The Leader as a Coach

Group Coaching Sessions

Leading Teams: Building Greater Collaboration

Leading Teams: Enhancing Innovation

Group Coaching Sessions

Strategy Formulation

Strategy Formulation



Corporate Innovation


Week Two

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Financial Accounting


Strategic Decision-Making

Follow-Up Executive Coaching

Change Management & Influence

Change Management & Influence


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Andy Wilson, Vice President Sales at Sulzer, shares his experience with the Rice Advanced Management Program and how it made him a better leader within his company.

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