Executive Programs at BGI
Just-In-Time Executive Education is the most direct way to make an immediate impact in the complex situations we face in communities and businesses. At Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI), our unique approach to executive education focuses on creating and supporting highly collaborative learning communities. This experience inspires program participants to put innovative and practical ideas into action to meet today’s toughest business challenges. And, sustainability, critical inquiry and a deep understanding of complex adaptive systems provide the foundation of the approach.
Just-in-Time Approach: Action Learning, Critical Insights, Practical Application
One of the most distinctive features of Executive Education at Bainbridge Graduate Institute (BGI) is its use of the inquiry that makes a difference – right now. Leveraging an action-learning model engages businesswoman and men on how to assess, analyze, and act upon complex business and community issues. BGI starts with real-life situations, applies critical thinking, pragmatic judgment, and the leadership potential within each participant. The result is innovative and practical solutions for issues faced by non-profits, for-profits and start-ups: just-in-time.
Diversity: Perspectives for an Interconnected World
Our global economic situation requires business managers and leaders to consider decisions across state and national boundaries and among teams that reflect varied cultures and interests. In addition to leadership development courses that specifically address complex business challenges, BGI Executive Education programs include course material rooted in practices and issues that redefine and include sustainability, social justice and innovation.
Colleagues: Learning and Leading Among Qualified Peers
The BGI Executive Education programs focuses on learning with colleagues across non-profit and for-profit business sectors and start-ups. We believe what you learn is essential. We also believe that learning communities are equally essential. We deliberately structure our just-in-time training programs to assure a diverse mix of learners that represent a variety of functions and business models. Many learners build connections and community engagement here that holds over time.
BGI Faculty: Diverse, Pragmatic and Seasoned
BGI faculty from the MBA and OD programs teach all Executive Education courses. Our faculty is noted for their contributions in the field of sustainability and in raising the bar of performance in organizations and in communities. They are known for their ability to draw upon practical business wisdom and to engage participants in provocative, life-changing class activities that expand their abilities as managers and leaders.