“When you just focus on one topic and can tap into faculty who have decades of experience, the learning is powerful.”
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Successful leaders know their value lies not only in managing teams and running organizations, but in inspiring others, setting purposeful goals, executing strategic visions, and creating cultures of excellence. Our leadership programs are designed to challenge your current perceptions about leadership and the values that shape it, encouraging you to think and lead differently.
Professor Nancy Rothbard on how Wharton teaches leadership
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September 30 - November 2, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.
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April 28 - May 3, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA
Ensure your competence as a leader and examine the timeliness of your strategic vision. You will learn from the decision-making processes of great leaders and discuss challenges with a network of global peers.
February 11 - 12, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA
Based on the book Boards That Lead, this executive education program provides the latest thinking from some of the world’s most knowledgeable boardroom veterans on how directors can make a leadership difference.
November 14 - 15, 2018 | New York, NY
Developed through a partnership between Wharton Executive Education and the CEO Academy®, this program provides CEOs with an unparalleled opportunity to connect with peers in a dynamic setting and enhance their leadership and strategic decision-making skills.
November 4 - 16, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Transitioning from functional, unit, or regional management to general management requires knowledge in areas such as finance, marketing, leadership, and strategy. This program prepares you for the complexities of organizational dynamics, communication, and leadership.
| Philadelphia, PA
Enhance your leadership skills and advance your business acumen with a focused curriculum that covers finance, leadership, marketing, and strategy. Earn Wharton alumni status upon completion of six open-enrollment programs. Some restrictions will apply.
November 11 - 16, 2018 | Shanghai, China
This program meets on three non-consecutive weeks in three different countries – CEIBS in Shanghai, China; the Wharton School in Philadelphia; and IESE in Barcelona, Spain. Strengthen your knowledge of new markets, reflect on pressing issues, and broaden your skills as a senior leader.
November 19 - 23, 2018 | Tokyo, Japan
Manage your global strategy in a rapidly changing business environment, while building the confidence and skills that will help you lead change initiatives. (JAPAN)
October 1 - 4, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Discover how you can formulate a global strategy for your organization and learn how to execute it with speed and agility. Explore ways of serving customers and leading across borders. Expand your organization's visionary capacity to inspire greater possibilities for your collective future.
October 15 - 19, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
This program helps you refine your leadership style, communicate your financial knowledge to other leaders, and make a greater contribution to strategy development and value creation in your organization.
This program offers a lifelong network of senior executives, Wharton faculty, and leading experts that provides continuous critical knowledge, challenges to the status quo, and unparalleled decision support. The program's unique format - short, global master classes and a continuously linked community of experts - helps senior leaders to meet the current and future business challenges of accelerated, disruptive change.
November 11 - 16, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Drawing on key faculty and content from Wharton’s top-ranked MBA program, this program introduces you to the fundamentals every successful manager needs in marketing, finance, strategy, negotiations, and leadership.
Learn how to unlock significant opportunities for adding value and growth by innovating with your existing products, customers, and markets. Implement a process for business model innovation that can be used repeatedly throughout your organization.
October 8 - 12, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Develop your ability to build, effectively lead, and successfully sustain high-performance teams. Explore team dynamics both in the classroom, using the latest research and casework, and in highly experiential exercises.
November 5 - 9, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Develop the strategic perspective required of global leaders, learn to manage uncertainty and execute your vision, and establish a firm personal foundation that can withstand the pressures of leadership.
October 29 - November 2, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Engage the principles of human behavior to better influence and lead others. Learn how to avoid your blind spots, examine how your actions affect others, and gain the resources to lead more effectively.
December 3 - 6, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Examine the complex interpersonal and strategic issues involved in successfully spearheading change. Gain frameworks, models, and perspectives on leading change and apply them to your unique challenges.
October 7 - 10, 2018 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This program combines different educational approaches to provide an in depth view of your current leadership strengths and challenges. Ample time with faculty assures that you will acquire and fine-tune new tools and approaches, and become part of a learning community of highly experienced executives that can continue throughout your career. (MIDDLE EAST)
May 13 - 16, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA
Learn how to apply neuroscience principles and technology to shape consumer behavior, improve your decisions, build better teams, strengthen client relationships, and hone marketing and communication strategies.
March 25 - 28, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA
Discover how to apply analytical data to make more informed people-related decisions, and acquire better human resources tools for defining and cultivating organizational culture.
December 9 - 13, 2018 | San Francisco, CA
Resolve the key challenges companies face when trying to grow rapidly as they transition from tactical, short-term thinking to a long-term focused vision. Learn how to move beyond the startup phase to create a large enterprise of tremendous value.
November 12 - 16, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization. Gain insights into your decision-making processes and develop an authentic leadership style that is true to your personality. Find new and effective ways to motivate and inspire your work colleagues and associates.
October 15 - 18, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
There's an art and science to making strategic business decisions. Explore the best practices and behaviors that lead to good decision-making habits. Learn how to effectively use critical thinking in business and gain a deeper understanding of the role personal judgment and emotions play in the decision-making process.
Designed specifically for today's rising female executives, participants will gain business knowledge that will enhance their professional influence and improve their business acumen and leadership skills.
December 3 - 7, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Identify and understand your own negotiation style and that of others to negotiate more effectively. Learn transformative techniques and acquire practical tools and frameworks that will improve your ability to negotiate both inside and outside your organization.
October 29 - November 1, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
Assess your personal persuasion style, and apply what you learn to your current challenges. This program provides tools to help you advance your cause in the organization, identify and remove barriers to persuading others, and learn the "Art of Woo" — winning others over.
January 21 - 24, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA
This program will provide athletic engagement professionals with the business skills to work more effectively with players, their families and key stakeholders, and become a well-respected and valued member of their organization's team.
This program is designed for veterinarians who seek to contribute at a high level to the maintenance and promotion of global public health for animals and humans. This program helps veterinarians refine their leadership skills and get involved in the most pressing global issues: zoonotic diseases, food security, disaster preparedness, poverty, and others.
December 10 - 14, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
The primary focus of this program is to assist nursing leaders in the effective management and implementation of strategic and tactical plans. The program includes identifying the key stakeholders and influencing their behavior, learning to manage resources, and knowing when to terminate a task force or project.
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