September 6, 2021
Online and In Person
We are offering a benefit on the program fee exclusively for participants who apply by August 12, 2021. The final fee will be US$36,500.
In an increasingly volatile environment, where business models are continually changing across industries, the CEO’s role is also evolving. The Berkeley Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Program has been designed to equip business leaders with the skill sets required to successfully navigate this era of uncertainty and transformation.
of CEOs believe that external factors like regulatory concerns and market factors will most impact their businesses in the next two to three years
of CEOs say their most important business priorities revolve around customers, clients, and citizens
of CEOs are looking to IoT and cloud computing to deliver results in the next two to three years
Transforming the Business
(Strategy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship)
Transforming the Self
(Leadership and Influence)
Transforming the Organization
(Leadership and Culture)
Note: Topics and sessions are subject to change.
Note: Elective topics are subject to change.
Across the Berkeley CEO Program experience, you will complete a Capstone Personal Case Project. You will apply classroom lessons to a real personal leadership challenge or opportunity to deliver an actionable solution. You will be informed by faculty content sessions and guided by your executive coach and peers. At the end of the core modules, you will share the codified learnings from your experience as a personal case.
The Berkeley CEO Program is developed and taught by a team of Berkeley Haas faculty who are renowned experts and skilled educators with a focus on the sociological and psychological processes within organizations. They bring to the classroom their deep research capabilities and rich experience at some of the world’s most prominent enterprises. Through interactive lectures and real-life case studies, they will help you understand how core themes such as decision making, innovation, negotiation, diversity, and culture affect organizational performance. The world-renowned faculty will prepare you to reach and succeed in the highest-ranking role today.
World-renowned researcher, teacher, and consultant on leveraging organizational culture for firm performance and leading high-performance teams. In her research, teaching, and consulting work, she focuses on how organizations can leverage culture for strategic success and how diverse teams can optimize performance.
A faculty member of UC Berkeley’s Haas Business School and Graduate School of Information Science, he teaches Cal’s prestigious Entrepreneurship Program to MBAs, undergrads, and graduate students. The program produces multiple promising startups each year including recent successes Pokemon Go, Indiegogo, Tubemogul, Lime, Freewire, Traveling Spoon, and Plushcare.
An expert on organizational behavior with a focus on leadership, negotiation, conflict resolution, team dynamics, and influence processes. Anderson, a Professor of Organizational Behavior, teaches courses in Power and Politics in Organizations, Negotiations, and Conflict Resolution. He has been awarded the Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award seven times.
Earn select Berkeley Haas Alumni benefits upon completion of the program.
Networking and Events
News and Communication
Note: All benefits subject to change.
The Berkeley CEO Program is designed for senior executives who are ready to accelerate their career to the highest level of leadership. It is designed for CEOs as well as for senior leaders who are identified as critical to a company's succession plan.
Participants are expected to have:
The third application deadline is
August 12, 2021 and the fee to apply is
Program fee is US$38,000 and covers teaching fees, all academic material, access to online coursework, coffee breaks, lunches, and select dinners. The fee does not include accommodation for in-person module, transport expenses (domestic, international, visa fee, etc.), and other expenses not specifically mentioned in the fee.