PROGRAM DETAILS

June 14-19, 2020 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI

 

 



Learn by doing

 

With an emphasis on positive leadership to empower people, world-renowned faculty from Michigan Ross will engage and inspire robust discussions around topics that matter most to growth entrepreneurs ready to launch their business to the next level. The program helps leverage your strengths to energize employees, drive change and innovation, and deliver value to stakeholders in the following areas:

 

 

Learn how to guide your organization through effective change and embrace positive leadership practices.

 

Strengthen your ability to manage growth and drive new strategic direction within your organization.

 

Deliver new value from your business through creative strategies.

 

Understand how to develop a positive culture throughout your organization.


Program faculty

 


Learn from the University of Michigan’s most distinguished faculty, ranked #1 in undergraduate entrepreneurial programs, as rated by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine, 2018.

 

 

Kim Cameron 

Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations

 

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Gretchen Spreitzer

Professor of Business Administration 
 

 

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Robert Quinn 

Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations 
 

 

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Stewart Thornhill 

Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies
 

 

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Five days that impact a lifetime

 

The five days you spend at QuantumShift will be intense, interactive and immersive. The program mixes case studies and simulations with small-group exercises and peer-to-peer discussions providing critical insights, skills and hands-on experience that will enable you to have an immediate and lasting impact.

We make the most of your time each day with two learning sessions, opportunities to connect and share experiences with your peers, and access to exclusive networking opportunities, including a fireside chat with self-made millionaire Sam Zell and dinner at Michigan Stadium. The week concludes with a celebratory dinner and awards ceremony.   

SUNDAY
 
Program kickoff
Program reception and dinner
 

 

 

MONDAY
Building a winning culture
Lunch
Managing talent
Dinner
Peer-to-peer mentoring

 

 

TUESDAY
Leading change
Lunch
Leading change
Sam Zell fireside chat
Michigan Stadium dinner

 

 



 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY
Creating leaders
Lunch
Inspiring innovation
Dinner
Peer-to-peer mentoring
THURSDAY
Igniting growth
Lunch
Managing a crisis
Reception and dinner
 
FRIDAY
Building a legacy
Awards and conclusion
Lunch
 

 


Join an elite CEO network

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be the founder, owner and/or CEO of a private, U.S. company.
  • Lead a successful, high-growth business that is generating sales revenue of at least $20 million.
  • Have a personal net worth that is substantially tied to the success of the business.
  • Be committed to propelling the business to the next level.
  • Be eager to learn, develop and collaborate with other entrepreneurial leaders, during the program and as part of the Fellows Network.

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Application timeline


September – January


 

Submit your info to tell us you are interested

 

 

Participate in a qualifying interview with a KPMG representative

 

Complete the

formal application

 

 


February – March


 

The admissions committee reviews all applications

 

 

Applicants are notified of the selection decision

 


June


 

2020 QuantumShift program begins
 

 

  

Tuition & Fees

The cost of the program to those selected to attend is $4,000, plus any travel expenses to Ann Arbor, MI that the participant will incur. The original cost of the program is over $10,000 which is heavily subsidized by the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and KPMG LLP as a benefit to selected participants.

Network for life

Graduates of the QuantumShift program will join a prestigious network of trusted peers with access to the exclusive annual conference for continual connecting and engagement.  Alumni network


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The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a vibrant and distinctive learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society. Housed within Michigan Ross, the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies is a leading center for entrepreneurial thought leadership and engagement.
 

 

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