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Executive Custom Programs and Certificates

A world-class business education

Ranked in 2014 by the Financial Times as the No. 3 U.S. provider of executive education custom programs, Georgetown's McDonough School of Business works with companies and organizations around the world to build custom programs tailored to advance their goals and leadership skills and create results. Georgetown's strength in U.S. and global business and location in Washington, D.C., allows us to stand out in the experiences and types of programs that we offer. We are known for our client-centric approach and our tailoring of programs to different needs, sectors, regions, cultures, and countries.

Executive Custom Programs

At the core of Georgetown McDonough’s custom programs is relevant, cutting-edge subject matter delivered by preeminent experts. Custom program content is developed to meet each organization’s specific goals through a highly interactive learning environment that encourages individual preparation and participation.

For more information on how custom programs can work for your organization, please contact: or 202-687-2704.

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Custom Design Process

Our staff and academic directors will work with your organization to design a program that meets your specific needs, investment plans, and time commitments. Together, we shape the program delivery process and develop curriculum led by a combination of Georgetown's faculty, industry experts, government officials, and corporate leaders who are best suited to deliver the program.




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Custom Program Themes

In building your own custom program, we give you the freedom to create a curriculum that works for your team on every level and utilizes a number of learning formats. Past custom programs have covered a spectrum of topics delivered by an ideal combination of Georgetown faculty, industry experts, government officials, and corporate leaders.




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Program Delivery

While many custom programs take place on the Georgetown University campus, clients’ needs can also require on-site delivery in international locations. Custom programs at Georgetown McDonough are distinguished by the ability of the custom team to leverage extensive overseas networks and deliver quality programs in challenging environments. Each program has a dedicated program manager adept at the intricacies of program delivery both domestically and abroad.




Executive Certificates for Individuals

In addition to custom programs for organizations, Georgetown McDonough offers a select number of executive certificate courses for individuals. Certificate courses are for business and government executives looking to sharpen their skills and advance their careers. Individual participants deepen their knowledge of advanced theories for real-world challenges to achieve measurable results while learning alongside peers from diverse backgrounds and organizations.

Delivering a World Class Education

Georgetown McDonough accepts the best of the best and graduates the best of the best. Here are some of the statistics.

  • 3rd


    The Georgetown-ESADE Global and the Georgetown McDonough Executive MBA rank third in the world for international exposure during the course of study

  • 70%

    International clients

    More than 70 percent of Executive Education clients are located outside of the United States

  • No. 2

    For International Clients

    The Financial Times ranked Georgetown McDonough as the 2013 #2 provider of U.S. executive custom programs for international clients