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The UCLA Accelerated Management Program (UCLA AMP) is an extensive general management program for working professionals offered by UCLA Anderson School of Management, one of the top global business schools. The one-year program is focused on covering management essentials for managers and executives who are looking to grow in their careers by improving management skills to drive outstanding results in their current organizations, while enhancing their professional profile for prospective employers.

The modular online format of the program provides great flexibility to your learning journey and allows you to pursue the program alongside a full-time career. The program design and delivery by the world-renowned UCLA faculty ensure that the program covers all the important aspects of management, as expected from a highly respected institution, consistently ranked among the best in the world.



Upon completion of the program, in addition to becoming a UCLA AMP alumni, you will join the global UCLA Anderson Executive Education community.

You also receive the benefits listed below:*

  • The UCLA Accelerated Management Program certificate from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
  • Inclusion in UCLA AMP alumni network.
  • Ability to join the UCLA Anderson Executive Education LinkedIn group and the UCLA AMP LinkedIn Group.
  • Invitation to all UCLA Anderson Executive Education events in your region, that occur globally thanks to the efforts of the school and/or alumni and partners.
  • Receive Anderson Review (the school’s official online publication).

*All benefits subject to change


Attending UCLA AMP will:

  • Help you identify key areas of improvement and develop a personal plan.
  • Develop your self-awareness and effectiveness.
  • Enhance your organizational leadership and business skills.
  • Enable you to identify and maximize your organization’s strategic competitive advantage.
  • Ensure that you challenge ideas and test assumptions in your professional context.
  • Drive you to analyze and optimize the performance of your business.
  • Help manage your career and personal brand.
  • Make you more visible to recruiters and result in greater career opportunities.


For over 100 years, UCLA has been a pioneer, persevering through impossibility, turning the future into the attainable. We doubt the critics, reject the status quo, and see opportunity in dissatisfaction. Our campus, faculty and, students are driven by optimism. It is in our DNA. It is not native; it is essential. It is what enables us to push forward and redefine what’s possible. It pervades our focus on education, research, and service and, in turn, opens limitless opportunities to every student. And it has fueled every accomplishment, allowing us to redefine what’s possible, time after time.

This can-do perspective has brought us 16 Nobel Prizes, 15 MacArthur Fellows, 11 National Medal of Science Winners, 3 Pulitzer Prize Winners, more NCAA titles than any university, and more Olympic medals than most nations. Our faculty and alumni helped create the Internet and pioneered reverse osmosis. And more than 140 companies have been created based on technology developed at UCLA.



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UCLA AMP is designed for high calibre professionals across industries, who have been entrusted with increasing responsibilities and are looking to further accelerate their career growth. Those interested in entrepreneurship will find the program provides a valuable toolkit to expand their ability to take their organizations to the next level of success.

Program is suitable for working professionals with:

  • High-quality experience with significant responsibilities and a demonstrated career progression in a corporate or entrepreneurial environment.
  • A minimum of 7 years of work experience.
  • An undergraduate degree with a strong academic track record is preferred.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Experience in leading teams and managing projects/ products/ people, preferred but not required.

The program is designed for driven and ambitious professionals across industries and functional domains such as sales, marketing, engineering, finance, operations, technology, etc.



UCLA AMP has been designed to expose the participants to management and business leadership essentials, in an extensive general management curriculum, that is experiential in learning and applied in focus. The participants will form a community that is composed of highly driven individuals who want to become business leaders and are investing in their own growth and development. Everyone in this community is striving to reach new heights in their careers and support each other on this journey, supported by the UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education.

UCLA Anderson has been offering executive education programs since 1954. For over 60 years, these programs have always conformed to the highest standards of quality and are taught by some of the best faculty in the world. UCLA AMP promises the same elite experience to participants joining the program.


Extensive curriculum with the flexibility to learn when and where you want.

World Renowned Faculty

World Renowned Faculty

Learn from accomplished senior faculty members from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.


Live interaction with faculty and collaboration with a global network of industry leading peers.

Applied Learning

Master skills, strategies, and best practices that you can start applying to your career right away.

Peer Learning

Grow your network and enhance your learning experience through experiences shared with a diverse peer group of accomplished professionals.

Real-World Applications

Benefit from a teaching approach that includes real-world case studies, video lectures, and research-driven insights.


Providing Thought Leadership in the Classroom and Workplace

The mainstay of UCLA Anderson’s high-quality management education programs is its esteemed, international faculty. Each year, UCLA Anderson faculty members publish papers in leading scholarly journals, receive recognition for research excellence, provide leadership in and beyond UCLA, and serve as inspirational teachers.

We like to characterize our faculty as fearless thinkers in the way they approach problems. They are so much more — they push the boundaries of their areas of study, while collaborating with complementary thinkers in order to achieve great impact.

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The UCLA AMP curriculum design ensures that participants are immersed in the functional knowledge of management essentials, in a manner that exposes them to all aspects of running and managing a world-class business organization. They get a broad window onto the latest issues facing businesses and how these are being resolved in different industries and geographies. Participants are also expected to hone analytical problem-solving skills directly relevant to the most critical business issues.

Intense work, led by a world-class faculty and required by the extensive curriculum, challenges your potential and paves the way for you to maximize your capabilities. The focus of the program is your development into a strong management professional with relevant skills for your sector, industry, or functional area of interest, so that you can contribute actively to the overall growth of your organization.

12 Months

6 – 8 hours per week

Business Acumen: Management Foundations

  • Introduction to Strategy and Organizations
  • Introduction to Marketing and Sales
  • Introduction to Management and Leadership


  • Strategy Formulation
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Competitive Advantage and Game Theory


  • Marketing Strategy
  • Branding Strategy
  • Going to Market: Global Considerations

Data and Analytics

  • Analyzing and Interpreting Data for Effective Decisions
  • Big Data: Science and Analytics
  • Customer Analytics

Digital Transformation

  • Design Thinking
  • Digital Transformation
  • Leading and Managing Disruption
  • Innovation Mindset and Process

Personal Leadership

  • Building Teams and Leading People
  • Power and Influence (Managing Networks and Social Capital)

Global Leadership

  • Essentials of Global Leadership
  • Globalization and Organization
  • Ethics of Global Business

People Leadership

  • Communication and Negotiation for Driving Global Impact
  • Team Effectiveness

Leading in Entrepreneurial Environment

  • Strategic Decision-making
  • Culture
  • Change Management
  • Leading Entrepreneurial Operations
  • Managing People in Entrepreneurial Context

Digital Business

  • New Business Models
  • Digital Marketing and Advertising – Tools and Techniques

Managing Global Business

  • Building and Managing a Global Enterprise
  • Managing and Driving Global Growth


  • Lean Startup Approach
  • Opportunity Recognition and Evaluation
  • Business Planning and Risk Management
  • Innovation and Phases of Business Growth


Abraham Vela Torres “The curriculum was so expansive and so in-depth! Not what I expected from an online program. And learning directly from the UCLA faculty was just the icing on the cake. I learned from the very best and after +400 hrs invested in learning I can say I would be willing to invest +1000 more.”

Abraham Vela Torres
Customer Project Office Manager
Caio Amorim “The flexibility of online sessions, live webinars with UCLA faculty in instructor-led sessions; a mix I thought would work best for me. The most amazing part for me was the live online sessions. It made me feel like I was actually in a classroom with the faculty. I’m very grateful for their mentorship.”

Caio Amorim
Senior Legal Counsel
Pablo Mancuso “The modules on leadership and entrepreneurship have really helped me. I am already successfully applying what I learned and the results are showing. I’m very grateful to the program. Thank you to the exceptional faculty and my peer group.”

Pablo Mancuso
Alexandre Rieger “The UCLA AMP course, in addition to theory, presented very interesting case studies, all of which were based on a range of knowledge and experience from one of the best-known American universities. The search for knowledge does not end here, but I have the feeling that an important step has been completed.”

Alexandre Rieger
Credit Analyst



UCLA AMP follows a rolling admission (first come, first served) process and participant applications are evaluated as soon as they are received. The step-by-step process is outlined below.

Online Application

You can apply to the program online, by submitting a short application form. We do not accept any paper applications.



Keep a resume in word or PDF format ready to be submitted (via upload) through upload tab in the online application form.


We require details of two professional references who are ready to discuss your candidacy with us in great detail.


Shortlisted candidates might be required to go through an interview before they are accepted into the program. This interview may be conducted in person or over the telephone.

Please Note:

  • Application fee is refunded only in the case an applicant is not offered an admission to the program. 



The program fee for the UCLA AMP is inclusive of all taxes. It covers teaching fees, usage of the learning platform, and all online learning materials. It does not cover any other expenses that are not expressly mentioned above.


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Please Note:

  • Application fee for UCLA AMP is USD 100.
  • Considering the limited seats in the program and first come, first served admission process, it is advisable for candidates to apply as soon as possible.
  • Application fee is refunded only when an applicant is not offered admission to the program.


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