Executive M.S. in Values-Driven Leadership Program

Executive Masters Business Leadership


The Executive Master of Science in Values-Driven Leadership (EMSVDL) program equips you with the personal, organizational, and global competencies you need to lead with excellence and make a transformative impact on business and society.

It is benchmarked against the best leadership development programs in the world and incorporates their most powerful features, including leading-edge research and practice, assessments, personalized development plans, executive coaching, international exchanges, and action-learning projects.

It provides practical tools that are immediately applicable at work and will help you grow as a leader, expand your influence, pursue your purpose, and advance your career.

Rise Above Business as Usual

In the Executive M.S. in Values-Driven Leadership program, you will:

Masters | Business | Empowered to lead


Strengthen your capacity to lead effectively at the individual, team, organizational, and global levels by leveraging our industry-leading values driven leadership competency model.

Masters in Business Leadership

Develop business acumen and leadership skills that position you for success across any number of industries, functions and roles.

Leverage Degree | Business Opportunity


Learn from world-class scholars and business leaders who are leveraging social, ethical and environmental performance to drive innovation and profitable growth.

A Unique Values-Based Program Designed to Elevate Your Leadership

The Executive M.S. in Values-Driven Leadership program will strengthen you capacity to lead at four levels.

Personally: Grow as a values-driven leader

Great leaders are great learners. This program will help you dig deep, understand yourself and what you value, and clarify the impact you want to make in the world.

Interpersonally: Develop great people and teams

Great leaders are great developers of people. This program will equip you to lead high-performing teams and help others to learn, grow, develop, and succeed.

Organizationally: Build flourishing companies

Great leaders build great companies. This program will teach you how to lead strategically and build organizations that are loved by their employees and customers, embraced by their community, and on track to long-term, sustainable success.

Globally: Transform business and society

Great leaders do great things for the world. This program will challenge you to think big, change the game in your industry, solve intractable problems, and lead at the global level.

A Degree that Will Jump Start the Next Phase of Your Career

Masters Growing Leaders
  • The program is personalized, using Hogan Assessments to match students with an executive coach who works with them individually for the first 12 months of the program.
  • The program also includes a service learning component and an action learning practicum that results in substantive deliverables for the student and the company where they work.
  • Coursework is based on a research-tested, practice-proven values-driven leadership development competency model.
  • On-campus residencies occur two times during the program with a third international residency.

Core Admissions Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Graduate Catalogs


Request Information

Contact Amy Drew, Associate Director of Enrollment, at (630) 829-6375 or nationalenrollment@ben.edu, or fill out the following form to receive a call.