Management Essentials Program Executive Education


The Management Essentials Program, developed by two of the leading business schools in the world, the American University of Beirut's Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB), and HEC Montreal, is designed to elevate your managerial skills and equip you with the right set of tools and frameworks needed to accelerate your career advancement. The collaboration of these two globally-recognized institutions will deliver a unique learning experience and provide you with a solid foundation of essential skills, necessary for taking on new managerial responsibilities and meeting rising expectations. 

Whether you are looking to make a positive change through leadership, enhance your strategic thinking, link your department with the company strategy, or further develop your problem-solving abilities, this intensive 6-day program is ideal for you. It will dive into important topics related to management and leadership such as marketing, human resources, operations, finance and strategy, combined with applications for daily business activities. It will be delivered in Beirut on the OSB campus in a blended learning format that includes both face-to-face sessions, as well as online engagement, and uses a mixed delivery method including lectures, discussions and case studies. ​


Key Details

Duration6 days
DatesTo be confirmed
FeesUSD  3,900 
American University of Beirut
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB) campus
Beirut – Lebanon 

Who Should Enroll

  • Aspiring and current managers with 2-5 years of experience who want to accelerate their career growth and take on expanded management and leadership responsibilities
  • Young executives and specialist staff who are high performers in a technical field but interested in developing their management and leadership skills or want to qualify for an advanced management position 
    • While people management experience is not necessary to enroll in this program, participants are expected to have a minimum of 2-5 years of corporate experience

    • Participants come from different sectors and from all units within a company

    • Proficiency in spoken and written English is necessary

How You Benefit

To the Individuals  To the Organization
  • Advance your career
  • Acquire transferable managerial skills
  • Improve your professional skills
  • Further develop your strategic thinking
  • Learn about the latest issues and trends
  • Ensure that your human capital in managerial positions develops sound business thinking​
  • Increase organizational productivity and performance
  • Achieve maximum returns for your investment in a short turnaround time

Why This Program

  • Practical – it  integrates practical applications where you can relate the different topics to your workplace and bring back lessons learned and apply them immediately
  • Short and straightforward – it is designed to suit your busy schedule and aims to provide you with hands-on approach to management in 6 intensive days, in a convenient format​
  • Highly engaging – it includes cases studies, interactive discussions, problem-solving approaches and individual contributions​
  • Mixed methodology – it combines traditional classroom education with the flexibility of online engagement to create a continuous learning experience
  • Ideal development program – it is intended for professionals with different backgrounds, which may not include business education
  • Global perspective – it is delivered by top faculty from two of the worldwide leading business schools