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Postgraduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX)

  • Free

  • blended
  • United States (Los Angeles) | India (Delhi, Bangalore) | and Online
  • Date not specified
  • Certificate

UCLA Anderson been offering executive education programs since 1954 and our PGPX Program allows us to bring the teaching and research of our world-renowned faculty to the wider global community in a format that is both convenient and immediately applicable to the opportunities and challenges that business leaders face wherever they are in the world.

One of the first of its kind in India and South Asia, PGPX is a one-year program that delivers a comprehensive overview of business best-practices and advanced concepts in leadership to senior executives as well as business owners and entrepreneurs in a part-time, modular format covering all the functional areas of general management.

Program Benefits

 

Apart from becoming part of your own cohort community and building an enviable network, participants graduate from the UCLA PGPX as a member of the outstanding UCLA Anderson alumni network. This entitles the participants to the following:

  • Global alumni status and privileges. As a member of the distinguished UCLA Anderson alumni network, you will have access to more than 40,000 alumni who have graduated from UCLA Anderson since its founding in 1935.
  • An Anderson email address that will forward to your preferred email account (e.g [email protected]). This does not expire.
  • UCLA Anderson Alumni Directory and Alumni LinkedIn Groups
  • UCLA Anderson Email Listservs and Facebook Groups

Who Should Attend

PGPX is designed for high potential business leaders and rising managers who already direct functional areas and are ready to ascend to more senior executive ranks within their organizations. Global enterprises rely on the program to prepare candidates for general management positions. Established entrepreneurs and other professionals use the program to expand their ability to take their businesses to the next level of success.

PGPX is suitable for professionals with:

  • A high level of sustained contribution to their organization and demonstrated career progression in a corporate or entrepreneurial environment.
  • Experience in leading teams and managing projects/ products/ people, preferred but not required.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of work experience.
  • An undergraduate degree with a strong academic track-record.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Faculty

Alfred E. Osborne
Professor and Faculty Director, Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Iris Firstenberg
Adjunct Professor of Management and Organizations
George Geis
Adjunct Professor and Faculty Director of Anderson's Mergers and Acquisitions Executive program
Mark J. Garmaise
Professor of Finance; Robert D. Beyer 83 Term Chair in Management

*Program faculty is subject to change

Curriculum

The curriculum and schedule are carefully coordinated to ensure that participants build an extensive functional knowledge of management essentials from both a local and global perspective. Participants will also hone analytical problem-solving skills directly relevant to the most critical global business and organizational issues.

Intense work, led by world-class faculty and fueled by peer synergy, challenges your potential and shows you how to attain it. The focus of the Program is your development as a leader with strong inter-personal skills, capable of envisioning, communicating and implementing positive change in your business.

Various Experiential learning techniques that drive home the applicability of the program sessions and develop vital skills as a team builder, leader, and member, include:

  • Hands-on simulations, taken from the current business world, force you to adapt to multiple team roles, excel at problem-solving, and swiftly master complexity, as you generate and stress-test ideas.
  • A case competition closes out the program, drawing upon the application of all your acquired knowledge and enhanced leadership abilities. Your team skills will be put to the test as your group takes on a real business, marshals fact-based decision-making and devises a unique, practical solution to its challenges for review by an elite panel of judges.
  • Access to executive coaching in both India and Los Angeles will help you clarify your goals and develop an action plan to sharpen the effectiveness of your leadership behaviors. Your UCLA Anderson professors remain engaged in your success and open to contact long after the program ends.

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