Our Programs

Our executive training programs are customized to address the specific needs of mid-level and senior executives from countries and corporations around the world. Each program is developed based on an agreement between the Center and the individual client and can be offered on-campus at Columbia or on-location at your corporation.

Your personalized program is created to cover the demands of your company, including:

  • leadership management skills
  • public/private partnerships
  • crisis management and negotiation
  • communication and media relations
  • international trade
  • practices in economic development
  • global and regional trends in the areas of finance, trade, income distribution, social policy, energy policy, education policy, and urban policy

We also design and offer technical assistance and research for public and not-for-profit agencies seeking to improve their current programs, develop new initiatives, or evaluate their performance.

If you are interested in a creating a potential partnership with the Picker Center For Executive Education for a new Non-Degree Program.

 

Leadership management skills
The Accelerating Growth in Brazilian Cities – Special Program for Mayors - is a new initiative of the Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, developed in partnership with the Picker Center of the School of International and Public Affairs and Comunitas.
Leadership management skills
Our Research Driven Investment Executive Education training for the China Life Asset Management Group was a seven-day program combining classroom lectures and activities with site visits to leading financial institutions in the New York City area that are involved in asset allocation.
Macroeconomic and Financial policies
In Partnership with The Inter-American Development Bank. This program is designed for the experienced global policymaker from Emerging Market governments as well as international financial institutions.
Leadership management skills
The objective of the second edition of the IFC Debt Capital Markets Executive Program was to train IFC investment officers in the fundamental principles of debt capital markets.
Leadership management skills
Columbia’s Global Center Rio in partnership with the Picker Center for Executive Education and Training of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) is offering Leadership in a Challenging Century.
Media and external relations
A 20-member GSMG delegation, headed by board members, come to SIPA to participate in the Media Management Training Program organized by the Picker Center for Executive Education.
International Relations and Diplomacy
In partnership with The Institute of Diplomatic Studies and Saudi Arabia UN Security Council Executive Studies.
Practices in economic development
This customized program focuses on some of the global issues involved in development
Media and external relations
Senior-level executives participate in a program that offers instruction in management, policy and the use of television media.
Leadership management skills
In partnership with the School of Finance, Government and International Relations of the Universidad Externado de Colombia.
Leadership management skills
The Picker Center has provided a wide variety of seminars, training programs and materials, conference design and hosting services, and basic research for the United Nations and its sister agencies.
Leadership management skills
Together with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, the Picker Center has brought together a distinguished team of academics and policymakers to offer a month-long executive program.
Leadership management skills
In conjunction with the National Management Institute of Egypt, the Picker Center designs and delivers executive programs to support the training and development of senior managers in various Egyptian governmental agencies.
Leadership management skills
In conjunction with the Civil Service Bureau, the Picker Center has designed one-week programs that provide directorate civil servants an opportunity to examine key challenges in policy formulation and implementation.
Leadership management skills
In conjunction with the Bank of Chile, the Picker designed a program to train 100 senior officials from the corresponding ministries of the Chilean government in the areas of public management, energy, environment, finance and urban development.
Leadership management skills
In partnership with US AID and the East-West Management Institute, the Picker Center was awarded a four-year grant to help design and implement a world-class MPA program at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Leadership management skills
In partnership with the Prime Minister’s office, the Picker Center created a two-week training program for the top public officials in the Republic of Georgia on economic policy and public management issues.
Leadership management skills
The Picker Center collaborated with the World Bank to jointly develop and offer a state-of-the-art, comprehensive, fee-based course titled “Trade Policy for Development Executive Course.”

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