Joining the Kellogg School faculty in 1981, Steve Burnett serves as Associate Dean of Executive Education and Professor of Strategic Management. Steve is responsible for the School’s extensive portfolio of certificate or non-degree executive programs as well as the James L. Allen Center, the School’s 150 bedroom executive education facility. In academic year 2007, the School conducted over 160 executive programs for approximately 6000 senior managers from every region of the world. These programs included 50 different open enrollment offerings in addition to custom programs for a variety of major organizations.
Professor Burnett has taught in the Kellogg’s Advanced Executive Program since 1983 and became the program’s Academic Director in 1987. The AEP, started in 1951 is one of the world’s oldest senior management programs. Steve also was the Academic Director of the School’s pioneering International Advanced Executive Program at Burgenstock, Switzerland, from 1985 through 1991. He founded, directed, and continues to teach in the Kellogg Management Institute, a nine-month general management program, now in its 16th year.
The Kellogg School invented the custom or company-specific executive program category in 1973, and Professor Burnett has played an active role in developing and popularizing the notion that custom executive programs can be powerful forces for implementing organizational change. In addition to lecturing and writing on custom programs, he has de
Kellogg School of Management
6/1981 - Present
Doctor of Business Administration