Every leader today is a change leader. Responding to a constantly changing global business environment, Global Resilient Leadership enables executives to develop a new mindset to lead in today’s competitive landscape. Wharton Executive Education collaborated with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Nissan Global Foundation, and Waseda Business School in Japan to offer a path for leaders to get ahead of market changes and successfully navigate their firms toward the future.
Taught by experts in strategy, leadership, and the global economy, as well as senior Nissan executives who bring an insider's view of organizational transformation, Global Resilient Leadership will provide participants with the latest research and best practices, and create an international network of peers facing similar challenges and opportunities.
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In Global Resilient Leadership, you will:
Global Resilient Leadership addresses the needs of mid- and senior-level executives from a range of industries, leveraging the knowledge and experience of senior Nissan executives. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of the need for change and how to make it happen. A number of sessions with these Nissan leaders will dig deeper into the successful strategies that transformed their organization. These live case studies include interactive dialogues that address participants’ questions and concerns.
Wharton faculty — led by Harbir Singh, co-director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, and vice dean for Global Initiatives; and Michael Useem, William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management and director, Center for Leadership and Change Management — apply their field-based research and the latest strategic insights to help participants broaden their perspectives on how to make their organizations more competitive.
This unique cross-cultural experience will help executives to:
Participants will leave better equipped as change leaders who can transform how they approach strategy and growth, and gain a competitive advantage in a global context.
Global Resilient Leadership is designed for bilingual executives who speak both English and Japanese. Participants must hold senior-level positions in a global company, possess the qualities of both manager and leader, and have more than 15 years of work experience that includes managing teams.
While the classroom lectures will be taught in English, the networking both inside and outside the classroom will be in Japanese, so participants should be fluent in both languages.
Participants may work in any of the following industries:
Participants leave the program with an expanded peer network, plus specific tools and frameworks they can use to make a meaningful strategic impact within their companies or organizations.
This program is held at the Steinberg Conference Center located on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia. Learn more about planning your stay at Wharton’s Philadelphia campus.
Harbir Singh, PhDSee Faculty Bio
Mack Professor; Professor of Management; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; Wharton School Faculty Director for the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Corporate governance, corporate restructuring, management buyouts, strategies for corporate acquisitions
Michael Useem, PhDSee Faculty Bio
William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Professor of Management; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest
Research Interests: Catastrophic and enterprise risk management, corporate change and restructuring, leadership, decision making, governance
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This program is designed for bilingual executives who speak both English and Japanese.
Fees for the program includes meals. Prices are subject to change.
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