Sloan Fellows

The Sloan Fellows program is a master 's degree in business administration with a focus on general management and leadership, which is sponsored by the US-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The study is directed exclusively to managers and business owners who have a minimum of 10 years professional experience in management positions. The namesake Alfred P. Sloan called 1940, the program originally launched to ensure an ideal from his point of view and comprehensive management education, which already involved extensive practical experience. It should not be confused with the Sloan Fellowship for mathematics and science.

Study program

Offering the Sloan Fellows Program in cooperation with the MIT Sloan School of Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business and the London Business School.

Content is similar to the Sloan Fellows program in terms of curriculum and sequence an MBA program, but it does just ahead of management experience and is aimed at a different audience so far. On average, Sloan Fellows have over twelve years of management experience and are typically between 35 and 45 years old. In addition to the traditional subjects of business administration, especially of personal development and leadership will be given special attention. In contrast to most EMBA programs, which usually extend over a period of 18 to 36 months and must be completed part-time, the " Sloan Fellows " program shall be completed within 12-14 months full time.

Depending on the electives gives the MIT Sloan School of Management after the successful completion of the program, either a Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Global Innovation and Leadership. At Stanford University Close the participants as a Master of Science in Management, while graduates of the London Business School, the academic degree Master of Science awarded in Leadership and Strategy.

Sloan Fellowship Award

As part of the course Global Business Environment, which is taught at the London Business School, the Sloan Fellowship Award, the auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers annually awarded to all participants for the best research work.


Among the graduates ( alumni) of the program, for example, include former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the longtime CEO of Hewlett -Packard Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Symantec, John W. Thompson and William Clay Ford, Jr., chairman of Ford Motor Company and former Chief Executive Officer of Boeing.