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Ascension - Program For Current And Aspiring Executives



Are you being groomed to step into a leadership role in your organization? Have you recently been promoted to an executive-level position and feel your skills need a boost? The Ascension program is here to guide you as you climb to the top!

Combining the academic excellence of HEC Montréal faculty members with the on-the-ground experience of eight respected business executives, this program will give you the tools you need to adjust to your new role and the responsibilities that come with it. Learn what it takes to confront the strategic challenges facing your organization, lead with more confidence and foster a culture of innovation so essential to your company’s and your own success.

Ascension is ideal for leaders looking to forge a bold, strategic vision and develop sharper decision-making reflexes. It is a one-of-a-kind program that lets you share what you are going through with your fellow participants and instructors, adding a rich, interactive layer to the overall learning experience.



This program will help you:

  • Broaden your management skill set
  • Develop a coherent, executive-level approach to strategic issues
  • Sharpen and embolden your decision-making
  • Revitalize your analytical mindset
  • Leverage state-of-the-art tools to set yourself apart
  • Build up your network to support your initiatives.

Is this for you?

This program is designed specifically for current and aspiring leaders, senior managers and executive committee members with formal managerial training or 10+ years of experience.

Special features

  • Select modules taught in residence
  • Dynamic, interactive and intensive curriculum
  • More than 13 experts, including 8 senior executives, sharing their experience with you
  • Meaningful interactions with instructors and fellow participants
  • Psychometric testing to assess transformational leadership skills and an online one-on-one conversation with a certified coach to go over the results
  • A singular opportunity to grow your network
  • Time to ponder your managerial profile and aspirations

Ascension is an outstanding program taught by a group of highly experienced and highly qualified experts and executives.


Find out more


$9 995 + taxes



May 5 to June 7, 2024
Five days and one evening

Module 1 - In residence
One evening and three days

May 5 (evening)
May 6
May 7
May 8

  in residence
  Alt Hotel, Dix-30

Module 2 - At HEC Montréal (Downtown)
two days

June 6
June 7


in class

For module 1, your registration includes three nights’ accommodation, coffee breaks and meals. Module 2 takes place at HEC Montreal (Hélène-Desmarais Building) and your registration includes both coffee breaks and lunches.

Make an appointment with:

Émilie Mazet

Émilie Mazet
Program Manager

By Email or Phone

Custom Program Also Available On Demand

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