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Experience the Broad advantage.

Are you ready to advance your career, develop your knowledge and skills or enrich your organization? Look no further than the executive development program offerings from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Whether you’re an organization looking to enhance your team’s professional skills or an individual striving to gain a competitive edge, we are your solution. The executive education and corporate learning programs of the Broad College provide immense, long-lasting value to more than 2,000 professionals each year.

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We’ll partner with you.

As our corporate learning partner, you’ll have access to the vast resources, global partnerships and renowned faculty you’d expect from a major research university, but within a close-knit and safe learning environment. Our executive development team takes the time to gain an in-depth knowledge of your organization’s strategic initiatives. Once we figure out what can make your organization more successful, we develop a program tailored to fit your strategy, business goals and objectives.

We don’t just see you as our client—we see you as a partner. If you’re ready to drive your career or your organization to the next level, let’s team up to customize a winning development program.

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Learn from world-class thought leaders.

Our globally renowned faculty offers groundbreaking knowledge and incomparable instructional skills. Some focus areas include management, strategy, leadership, finance, accounting, marketing, sales, strategic and business analytics, as well as supply chain management.

These pragmatic faculty members have developed dynamic working relationships through collaboration with business and organizations on research projects, executive development programs, consulting engagements and graduate degree programs.

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Open Programs

Our expert faculty and seasoned instructors deliver programs that are open to anyone looking to expand their business horizons. Programs offered span from intensive week-long sessions to two-hour morning Business and Bagels thought leadership sessions.

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Custom Programs

Our custom programs are tailored to meet the unique demands of your organization. We design, develop and deliver customized programs for groups of executives, leaders, managers and teams in organizations around the world. By offering the vast resources and expertise of a big university with the kind of personalized, one-on-one attention you’d expect from a small business, we bring you the best of both worlds.

We collaborate with you to design deeply tailored customized programs to help you:

  • Develop and retain your pool of talent
  • Create and implement strategy at appropriate levels of your organization
  • Stay at the forefront of business learning and ideas
  • Achieve your strategic objectives

Learn More about Custom Programs

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Online Programs

Nothing works harder to open doors for you than credentials from Michigan State University. MSU offers online certificate programs that are designed for professionals who want to improve their job performance and marketability by mastering some of today’s most important business disciplines.

You will gain the versatile skills, immediately applicable knowledge and valuable credentials that can help you advance in your current career path or provide you with the flexibility to move into a new field or competitive industry with greater growth potential.

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Strong relationships, substantial rewards.

Our leading-edge, immediate applications and high-impact business solutions keep clients with us for the long term. Over the years, we’ve developed mutually sustainable executive education relationships—and some clients have been with us for more than 20 years.

We have developed strong corporate partnerships domestically and globally in the following industries:

  • Aerospace, defense and transportation
  • Apparel and fashion
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Financial services
  • Food, beverage and consumer packaged goods
  • Healthcare services
  • Hospitality, travel and tourism
  • Information technology
  • Public services/government

“Great program! I enjoyed my week and will take a number of useful thoughts back to the office. The course has refreshed and energized me.”

Deere & Company

“This seminar has been well developed and contains the type of content that I expect of the seminar title. I think the schedule, formats and physical spaces are excellent.”

Crown Equipment

“Excellent job, by far the best seminar/training in my 15 years in business. Good broad base and coverage of topics that are very relevant in today’s world. I am highly recommending this to others.”

Deere & Company

“The seminar was by far the best class I have ever taken on procurement and sourcing. It has deepened my knowledge and was a perfect mix between academic theories and real practical knowledge and practices.”


“This was a very well-run, professional seminar, one of the best I have ever been to. The difference was the attention to detail in every aspect.”

“Outstanding team building atmosphere enhances the professional scope of the program – excellent job and not easy to obtain.”

“Well-oiled machine. Outstanding effort to ensure everyone’s needs are met in and out of the classroom.”

“Wonderful opportunity to network and learn from instructors and peers across a wide variety of industries.”

“This program has provoked thoughts and ideas that will make me much more effective in my job.”

“Inspiring, exciting and tremendously valuable content which I can put to work immediately and long term.”

Executive Education @ Broad

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Contact Us

  • Executive Development Programs
  • Henry Center for Executive Development
  • 3535 Forest Rd
  • Lansing, MI 48910
  • Phone: (517) 353-8711
  • Phone: (517) 353-5674 (Nursing Home Administration)
  • Fax: (517) 353-0796