George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

George Mason University
Executive Development

Empower, Engage, Excel

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What is George Mason University's Executive Development?

Housed in the School of Business, Mason Executive Development delivers innovative and cutting-edge educational and development solutions that address organizational and professional challenges. Executive Development serves as a single point of contact for organizations and individuals seeking to leverage Virginia's largest research university's comprehensive thought leadership and scholarly acumen. We do so by drawing on world-renowned faculty's thought leadership and expertise from across George Mason University’s ten major colleges and schools to deliver custom training, education, and learning opportunities.

Programs for Individuals

We offer open enrollment programs to expand your knowledge and skills that deliver real-world solutions for your business and professional challenges. From leadership management to analytics, finance, and more, our award-winning faculty teach the top-ranked business curriculum to deliver the solutions you require.

Programs for Organizations

We partner with you to develop custom programs tailored to your organizational needs in order to achieve your specific goals for your executives, managers, and team members. Contact us today at execdev@gmu.edu to discuss how a custom program can help your organization.

 Executive Development Faculty

Faculty expertise offered through our Executive Development programs provides our clients with a large range of topics and perspectives. We nurture the capacity for observation, choice, and action while continuously committing to innovation in education. We believe that learning is a social experience sourced in relationships between you, our faculty members, and our team.

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Upcoming Programs

[NEW] Foundations in Real Estate Analytics

TBD Spring 2022

The George Mason University Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) and the School of Business Executive Development will present a two-day analytics leadership experience. This program will help you learn to leverage your company’s critical data resources to develop a competitive and innovative real estate business strategy.

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Chief Data Officer

October 19, 2021 - March 3, 2022

Prepare yourself for a leadership role as Chief Data Officer in setting the analytics vision and strategy, data sharing, policies, and opportunities to create and capture value from data.

Hybrid - Online and in-person at Mason Arlington Campus

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

October 19, 2021 - March 3, 2022

Participate in interactive instructional approaches to develop strategies and learn skills essential to enhance or create a lasting, high-impact DEI structure and ensure meaningful investment from all stakeholders in your company or organization.

Chief Learning Officer

October 19, 2021 - March 3, 2022

Develop the insights need to identify the strategies organizations need to attract, develop, retain, and advance human capital as a Chief Learning Officer who can anticipate and act on global, economic, and technological disruptions.

Hybrid - Online and in-person at Mason Arlington Campus

[NEW] Chief Marketing Officer

April 27, 2022 - June 30, 2022

Harness your marketing abilities to build a comprehensive CRM strategy with the help of data understanding for your organization. While growing your leadership management skills, consider the needs of stakeholders in diversity and ethics for the developing world of business marketing.

Chief Risk Officer

October 19, 2021 - March 3, 2022

Learn the skills you need for an executive role as Chief Risk Officer to identify diverse sources of corporate risk, protect your organization, and seize new business opportunities.

Hybrid - Online and in-person at Mason Arlington Campus

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