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Executive Development Programs (EDP)


International Executive Development Programs at Bloch School

The Bloch Executive Development Program is designed to provide international business professionals the opportunity to participate in a residency and learning experience in the United States. The program allows business leaders from around the world to explore U.S. corporate strategies and management styles. During the program, participants will attend sessions led by instructors with real world experience in the U.S. The program develops expertise through lecture and a variety of experiential learning activities such as corporation visits and communication sessions. Participants are introduced to various aspects of American business culture and are given opportunities to network with local executives from different types of businesses. Participants are also immersed in American culture through various cultural activities. The program also includes travel opportunities to the east coast cities Washington D.C. and New York City.

Program Length: 14 Days

Ideal Candidate: Graduate students, business professionals and government leaders

Cities Visited: Kansas City, Washington DC and New York City

Program Benefits:

  • Enhance knowledge of the business sector
  • Network with local business leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Visit Fortune 500 companies to learn their stories and experience their corporate culture
  • Gain exposure to innovative strategies and stimulate further innovative thinking
  • Redefine and develop strategies for careers and companies
  • Provide case studies to enhance understanding

Program Topics:

  • Case study: American Business Structures
  • Case study: Ecommerce-Amazon.com
  • The Global Workforce
  • American Auditing and Account Systems
  • Developing and sustaining business growth
  • Corporate leadership
  • Corporate financial management
  • Corporate human resource management
  • International personnel management
  • Economic benefits of business standardization
  • Blue Ocean strategy
  • Strategic thinking for leaders
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate employee compensation and benefits
  • The role of mentoring and coaching in employee development
  • Managing generational differences

*The topics are subject to change based on instructors' schedules.

Contact Us

Asia
Mr. Wilson Sy Ang
angw@umkc.edu
+86 596 6288532

U.S.A.
Ms. Huan Ding
dingh@umkc.edu
001 (816) 235-6153

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