Social Learning with Group-based Projects
Collaboration with peers across industries and geographies, and in community discussion forums.
Introducing the McKinsey Management Program:
The McKinsey Management Program is our inaugural set of courses for rising professionals looking to build leadership and management capabilities.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
6th President of the United States
McKinsey Academy Pedagogy is based on four core principles:
Learning by doing
Focus on expert performance
Deep feedback
Social Learning
McKinsey Academy helps organizations thrive by accelerating their talent advantage
Rigorous Analytics
Advanced analytics measure participant progress, social engagement, and proficiency vs. peers.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Kenneth Blanchard
Author
Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.
Brian Tracy
Author
We provide an immersive experience for our learners:
Curated and discoverable content
Intuitive navigation through courses and lessons
Tools for social interaction within cohorts
Data visualizations of progress
ADAPTIVE LEARNING MECHANICS
Rich learning experience incorporates ground-breaking techniques in adaptive learning and game mechanics.
Practitioner's perspective
Taught by McKinsey partners and external business leaders who provide practical "how to" guidance.
McKinsey TA guidance
McKinsey consultants serve as teaching assistants, providing distinctive engagement and guidance.
Deep feedback
Immediate, response- contingent feedback enables richer learning and provides guidance on where to go to learn more.
You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
Ken Kesey
Author
Academic Advisory Council 
The Academic Advisory Council helps to shape the research agenda for McKinsey Academy, offers perspectives on successful and emerging pedagogical methods, and suggests ideas for future experimentation.