Chief Marketing Officer Program

Transform into a Visionary Marketing Leader

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Course Dates

STARTS ON

November 10, 2022

Course Duration

DURATION

12 Months
Online and In-Person/Live Virtual

Course Fee

PROGRAM FEE

US$30,000 US$29,000 US$300 application fee

Course Information Flexible payment available

Tuition Fee Benefit

US$1,000

The program fee is US$30,000. The amount payable after considering the tuition fee benefit is US$29,000.
This is only available to participants who apply by October 27, 2022 .

Program Overview

In today’s economy, businesses increasingly rely upon marketing executives to take on multiple roles, serving as brand stewards, innovative storytellers, customer-centricity experts, and growth drivers. The Chief Marketing Officer Program from Executive Education at Kellogg School of Management helps you acquire the mindset needed to lead a multifaceted marketing operation aligned with the core business goals of your organization.

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Up to 18 weeks of online and live electives

Choose two online electives and one in-person or live virtual elective that will enrich your knowledge of marketing and aid career growth.

IN-PERSON EXPERIENCES

Three days of in-person networking

Build lifelong connections through in-person interactions with faculty and global peers during three days of in-person networking.

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16 weeks of core modules

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the tools and frameworks that drive marketing strategy through the program’s four overarching topics.

72%

of CMOs have increased investments in marketing innovation from 2020 to 2021.

Source: Gartner

73%

of CMOs say customer centricity is critical to success for the business and their role.

Source: CMO Council
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“Boards and CEOs demand their CMOs serve as strategic partners who will use every tool at their disposal to uphold the brand, create and sustain customer centricity, leverage data analytics, and anticipate market change and disruption. The Chief Marketing Officer Program is an extraordinary opportunity for visionary marketing executives to work directly with Kellogg thought leaders to deepen their knowledge of marketing theory and strategy, while also acquiring the leadership skills necessary for the C-suite.”

— Gregory Carpenter
Faculty Director | Harold T. Martin Professor of Marketing | Director of the Center for Market Leadership

#1

Kellogg is ranked No. 1 among business schools for marketing education, according to the U.S. News & World Report, 2022.

Program Curriculum

  • The program’s learning journey includes core modules and electives. The core modules comprise four overarching topics that will equip you with the insights and frameworks to develop a customer-centric marketing strategy, drive growth, and lead enterprise-wide change.

    Thinking Strategically

    • Consumer Power and the Changing Role of Marketing
    • Shaping the Competitive Game 
    • Playing the Competitive Game 
    • Developing Competitive Advantage 
    • Elevating Brand Purpose

    Innovation and Growth

    • Building Effective CMO and R+D Relationships 
    • Leading Growth 
    • Launch Strategies
    • The Promise of Strategic Alliances

    Customer-Centric Organization

    • Managing Value with Customer Centricity and Advanced Analytics
    • Advanced Analytics and AI for Customer Centricity 
    • Building the Modern Marketing Organization 
    • Leading Organizational Change

    Leading in the C-Suite

    • Values-Based Leadership
    • Essential Business and Financial Metrics
    • Resurgence: The Four Stages of Market-Focused Reinvention
    • Omnichannel Marketing
    • B2B Marketing
    • Influencer Marketing Strategies
    • Marketing Analytics
    • Growth Strategies
    • Customer Analytics
    • Digital Marketing Strategies
    • Strategies that Build Winning Brands

    *Electives are subject to change.

    • Business Marketing Strategy
    • Delivering Business Growth
    • Kellogg on Branding
    • Leading with Advanced Analytics and AI
    • Competitive Strategy 
    • Leading and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation

    *Electives are subject to change.

  • The program culminates with a networking event on the Kellogg campus giving you an opportunity to interact in-person with peers, industry experts, and faculty.

Learning Outcomes

Distinguish the core values that define a customer-centric approach to marketing.

Develop cross-functional strategies that foster innovation and growth.

Leverage the capabilities of analytics to inform marketing strategies.

Create an action plan to support the organization through intentional leadership.

Propose practical solutions to marketing challenges your organization faces.

Promote the alignment of brand strategy and purpose.

Participant Profile

The Chief Marketing Officer Program is designed for:

  • Marketing leaders aspiring to or already serving in C-level roles who want to stay current on trends and ignite growth
  • Directors, general managers, and VPs focused on innovation and leading change in their organizations
  • Senior and mid-career executives from companies of any size or development stage eager to align marketing strategy with business goals, leverage marketing opportunities, and drive process improvement

Participants are required to have:

  • A minimum of 12 years of work experience in a senior marketing role
  • A role in executing strategic marketing initiatives and making an enterprise-wide impact in the next step of their career
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • International exposure (preferred)

CMO Playbook and Action Plan

Throughout the program, you will complete a series of exercises as part of a CMO playbook that can guide your work as a marketing leader. These exercises will prompt you to consider how you might apply your newly acquired knowledge and tools in your role or business. In addition, drawing upon the skill set you have acquired in the program, you will craft an action plan focusing on the critical priorities you intend to address in your organization. You will walk away with a set of specific goals you hope to achieve from a leadership perspective and a roadmap to move your organization toward meeting those objectives.

Industry Interaction

As a participant in this program, you will interact with industry experts and learn about current marketing trends, industry insights, and leadership skills. These firsthand insights will guide you in the foreseeable future and through your career progression.The core modules will include guest lectures and peer networking sessions. Additionally, you will have one-on-one sessions with your success coach to help derive the most value from the program.

Meet the Faculty

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Meet Your Success Coach

Faculty Member Susan Bryant

Susan Bryant

Success Coach

As part of several executive teams over her more than 25-year career, Susan Bryant has led marketing, sales, and customer experience teams for a variety of businesses from Fortune 100 to startup organizations. She has also been a consultant to several CEOs and non-profit executive directors in the past 10 years. Bryant has mentored several professionals from the entry-level stage in their careers to executives. She has been on the board of non-profits, currently serving on the board of CASA of Cook county in Chicago. In addition, in the past year, Bryant has helped develop executive education programs for elite universities.

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Alumni Benefits

Upon completing the program, you will receive an Executive Scholar Certificate and earn select Kellogg Executive Education alumni benefits, including:

  • Membership in the global Kellogg alumni network
  • Access to the online alumni network, including a network directory, discussion groups, and other tools
  • Opportunities to establish a Kellogg-branded email address and to participate in alumni clubs
  • 15 percent discount on all Kellogg Executive Education C-level, year-long online programs
  • 30 percent discount on Kellogg Executive Education open enrollment programs
  • Access to cutting-edge research and content from Kellogg faculty and leading practitioners
  • A subscription to Kellogg magazine
  • Invitations to attend Kellogg-sponsored conferences on relevant issues in management

Chief Marketing Officer Program Certificate

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Chief Marketing Officer Program Certificate

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive a Kellogg Executive Scholar Certificate. Certificates are delivered electronically to your preferred email address after the program ends.

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After successful completion of this program, your verified digital certificate will be emailed to you in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of Kellogg Executive Education.

Note: This program does not grant academic credit or a degree from the Kellogg School of Management.

Application Details

program fee

US$30,000 US$29,000

The fee amount is available till ,, and does not include the application fee of US$300


The program fee covers all program materials. The program fee does not include accommodations for the (optional) graduation and networking event, travel expenses (domestic, international, visa fee, and more) and other expenses not specifically mentioned in the fees.

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Email:
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Phone:
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+91 90290 07437 (India) | +971 44302011 (Dubai)

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