Why Wharton?

Since 1881, the Wharton School has continued innovating to meet mounting global demand for new ideas, deeper insights, and transformative leadership. 

Wharton provides world-class executive education that is innovative, evidence-based, practical, and results-focused to prepare individuals and organizations for greater success. Wharton helps executives advance their careers at every level. Its world-renowned faculty combines cutting-edge knowledge with innovative program design to transform individuals and organizations. Each year, more than 13,000 executives from around the world choose Wharton.

Wharton Online innovates the way professionals learn and organizations develop talent with powerful knowledge that is scalable, flexible, and convenient. It brings high-impact, relevant business knowledge to executives wherever and whenever they need it. Over 3 million global learners have accessed Wharton knowledge through Online Learning since 2012.


“The latest evidence on what it takes to become a better leader might surprise you”.

— Adam Grant, PhD, Wharton Professor of Management and University of Pennsylvania Professor of Psychology, and best-selling author

The Leadership and Management Certificate is designed to help executives across the organization reach new levels of success. Both individuals and larger teams can learn cutting-edge management concepts from world-class Wharton faculty. For companies looking to achieve and increase competitive advantage, this certificate program is an effective way to scale learning for maximum impact.

This is a 4-month multi-modular program designed by Wharton for individuals and team players from the Mid managerial level up.

Participants would be guided through the subtle nuances of various dimensions of Leadership, Leadership Strategy, Effective Team Handling, Team Building and Innovative Management practices.

With Group Enrolment, create cohorts of learners within your organization.

Benefits for Executives

  • Advance your career in today’s complex business environment.
  • Gain exclusive insights and cutting-edge concepts from Wharton faculty.
  • Earn a Wharton Certificate upon completion of the program.

Benefits for Organizations

  • Efficiently scale leadership development across teams.
  • Leverage the flexibility for managers to adapt learnings to corporate challenges.
  • Ensure better communication through a common vocabulary.

Program Format

  • Comprehensive Online Program with flexible learning specially designed for working executive with learning on the go, including on-demand content and live faculty facilitation.
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Commitment: 2-4 hours per week

Course Modules

Leadership in the 21st Century

Managing and Motivating Talent

Managing the Global Firm

Strategic Management


Candidates who successfully complete the course and fulfill all the evaluation criteria will receive a certificate of completion from The Wharton School – Aresty Institute of Executive Education

Program Starts on 9 Dec, 2020

Student Testimonials

Faculty Profiles

Sigal Barsade, PhD

Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor; Professor of Management, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Emotional intelligence, organizational culture, team dynamics

Peter Cappelli, DPhil

George W. Taylor Professor of Management; Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Human-resource practices, public policy related to employment, talent and performance management

Adam Grant, PhD

The Saul P. Steinberg Professor of Management; Professor of Management; Professor of Psychology
Research Interests: Work motivation, helping and giving behaviors, job design and meaningful work, leadership

Mauro Guillén, PhD

Dr. Felix Zandman Professor of International Management; Professor of Management; Director, The Lauder Institute
Research Interests: Globalization, international political economy, multinational management

Katherine Klein, PhD

Edward H. Bowman Professor, Professor of Management; Vice Dean and Director, Wharton Social Impact Initiative, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Innovation and technology implementation, leadership, diversity, teams, and social networks

Nancy Rothbard, PhD

David Pottruck Professor; Chairperson, Management Department, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Emotion and identity, work motivation and engagement, work-life and career development

Nicolaj Siggelkow, PhD

David M. Knott Professor; Professor of Management; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management, The Wharton School
Research Interests: Competitive strategy, firms as systems of interconnected choices

Harbir Singh, PhD

Mack Professor; Professor of Management; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; Vice Dean, Global Initiatives
Research Interests: Corporate governance, corporate restructuring, management buyouts, strategies for corporate acquisitions

Michael Useem, PhD

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

Program Fees

INR 2,36,000*
We provide no cost EMI for 9 Months.

*All prices are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuation.

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Leadership in the 21st Century

The attitudes, assumptions, and dynamics of employees in today’s workplace are more varied than perhaps ever before. Today’s successful leaders are those who create positive, productive, and responsive organizational cultures for their people. But with such varied perspectives, what cultural considerations make the most sense for an organization?

Leadership in the 21st Century will teach you how to create an environment where your employees can thrive and step up to meet stretch goals for the organization. Led by some of the world’s most acclaimed professors, including Adam Grant, Sigal Barsade, Katherine Klein,and Nancy Rothbard, the program exposes executives to cutting-edge research on the qualities and behaviors of both successful and unsuccessful work environments and how this research can be applied to practical, real-life workplace situations.

This inspirational program culminates in an understanding of making change for the better and how such change can propel your organization into the future.

You can do this program individually as well, without opting for the full course.

Course Modules:

  • Engaging Hearts and Minds
  • Understanding Work Styles and Cultivating Originality
  • Purpose-Driven Leadership
  • Organizational Culture and Culture Change

Participants will learn how to:

  • Better engage your employees
  • Foster creativity among individuals and teams
  • Identify “givers,” “takers,” and “matchers”
  • Lead with purpose
  • Create a culture that encourages success

Managing and Motivating Talent

People are the most valuable asset of any business, but they are also the most unpredictable and, often, the most difficult to manage. Talent management is a key strategy to the health and growth of successful organizations. Are your managers getting the training they need to make good management decisions?

In Managing and Motivating Talent, award-winning authors and renowned management professors Michael Useem and Peter Cappelli have designed this course to introduce you to the key elements of managing talent and motivating people.

By the end of this course, you’ll have developed the skills you need to start motivating, organizing, and rewarding people in your organization so that you can thrive as a business and as a social organization. Scaling this important learning throughout the organization provides leadership with a consistent framework for cross-divisional talent management.

You can do this program individually as well, without opting for the full course.

Course Modules:

  • Motivation and Reward
  • Tasks, Jobs, and Systems of Work
  • Making Good and Timely Management Decisions
  • Designing and Changing the Organization’s Architecture

Participants will learn how to:

  • Engage and motivate employees
  • Better manage employee performance and evaluation
  • Create incentive and reward systems
  • Design jobs for greater performance and effectiveness
  • Create an optimal organizational architecture for your company

Managing the Global Firm

Today’s markets are fast-moving, interconnected, and global in a way that is only increasing. Ongoing changes in our world, like the rise of emerging-market multinationals, the aging population, and the reconfiguration of global power relationships, result in new opportunities. How do you take advantage of these opportunities to benefit your business and get out in front of the change?

In Managing the Global Firm, world-renowned professor of management Mauro Guillén will teach you how and when to pursue these opportunities so that you can maximize profits and growth. You’ll be introduced to new decision and business models, products, and services, and learn how to use them within your organization. You’ll explore new international markets and how they evolve, and learn how to create a global structure and strategy to take advantage of these new global markets and envision the multinational firms of the future.

You can do this program individually as well, without opting for the full course.

Course Modules:

  • Global Markets and the Firm
  • International Strategies
  • Organization and Management of the International Firm
  • The Multinational Firm in the 21st Century

Participants will learn how to:

  • Define and evaluate international markets
  • Understand the evolution of market trends
  • Identify the benefits of global strategy for your company
  • Quantify market trends on a global scale

Strategic Management

In an increasingly competitive global business environment, companies in all industries are striving for an edge and working to differentiate themselves in the marketplace. In a world where “strategy” seems ubiquitous, how do you find your niche to truly differentiate?

Strategic Management is designed to teach you how to evaluate, develop, and execute a successful business strategy that you can implement inside and outside the organization. World-renowned management professors Harbir Singh and Nicolaj Siggelkow introduce tools and frameworks that can be put to immediate use in planning and execution. By the end of this course, you will be able to articulate your strategy, why it works, and how it will help meet your organization’s financial and marketing goals.

You can do this program individually as well, without opting for the full course.

Course Modules:

  • The Firm and the Industry
  • Industry Analysis and Competitive Dynamics
  • Corporate Strategy and Firm Scope
  • Firms in a Context

Participants will learn how to:

  • Create a value chain
  • Position yourself in the market
  • Perform network and industry analyses
  • Create strategic leadership and vision
  • Optimize outsourcing, acquisitions, and alliances