A six-session professional development program that increases the performance and impact of leaders.

The Online Leadership Accelerator Program draws on UB’s renowned faculty, scholars and experts to provide you with cutting-edge research and exercises that build more advanced leadership competencies. You will meet one-on-one with an executive coach at a mutually agreed upon time in between sessions. Your coach will help you apply your classroom learning to create a personalized leadership development plan.

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24, July 1, and July 8, 2024
(Makeup date: July, 2024 - only to be used if a scheduled class is canceled)

Program is hosted virtually in Zoom. Coaching is hosted weekly from June 17 - July 26.

For more information and to register, contact mgt-cloe@buffalo.edu.

Who should attend:

High potential, mid- to senior-level managers and executives who are looking to accelerate their growth as a leader and increase their contributions to their organization and the community.


  • Improve your self-awareness and develop plans to continue personal leadership growth
  • Acquire knowledge and skills to lead effectively
  • Increase your capacity for strategic decision-making, allowing you to think faster and more creatively
  • Build a network of leaders from various industries who share similar goals, in a collaborative peer environment

Program Fee:

Total program fee is $3,990.

A 75% discount is available to a limited number of Executive MBA alumni through the Alumni Advantage program. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact the CLOE Office at mgt-cloe@buffalo.edu.

Discounted seats are available to employees of the University at Buffalo on a space-available basis. Contact the CLOE Office at mgt-cloe@buffalo.edu.

“The Leadership Accelerator activities, networking and energetic faculty are the takeaways I will always cherish. The experience of working with an executive coach changed my growth trajectory. I would not have the opportunities I have today without CLOE and my coach. ”
William Geary
Commissioner of Public Works, Erie County Department of Public Works
“The executive coach element of the program pushed me to a new level in my leadership, enabling me to increase the size and scope of my team. ”
Paul Frontera
Fresenius Kabi
“Continuous learning is important for all leaders. This program provided me new insight on relevant topics to put into practice immediately. ”
Amber Maras
M&T Bank