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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.

Who Can Attend:

  • Individual high-potential senior level professionals working in any function or industry.
  • Executive cohorts can also be enrolled through an organizational partnership.

Individual Course Descriptions

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

Benefits for Executives

  • Learn at your own pace with the convenience of online learning and flexible start dates.
  • Gain exclusive insights and cutting-edge concepts to advance your career in today’s complex business environment.
  • 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.

How the Certificate Program Works


Programme Format

  • Four fully online courses, flexibly paced by the executive learner, including on-demand content and live faculty facilitation
  • Duration: 4-6 weeks per course
  • Commitment: 2-4 hours per week

Programme Tuitions

  • INR 2,00,000 + GST  per Certificate (4 course requirement)
  • INR 55,000 +GST per individual course
  • No cost EMI for 9 Months. Limited Period offer.


  • Create cohorts of learners within your organization.

Programme Starts Dates

  • March 11, 2019


Candidates who have 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


“The course made me think more about overall strategy in a way that I previously hadn’t. By thinking more strategically I am better positioned to help our security function, how it fits into the company, and how we can be a better enabler for the business. I liked the online format. It’s go at your own speed, your own pace. It was perfect. I would 100% recommend this program.”

– Senior Manager, BAE Systems


  • 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

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