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.
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.
Engaging Hearts and Minds
Understanding Work Styles and Cultivating Originality
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.
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
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.
Global Markets and the Firm
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
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.
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
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.
How the Certificate Program Works
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
2,00,000* + Taxes per certificate
No cost EMI for 9 Months. Limited Period offer.
Create cohorts of learners within your organization.
*All prices are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuation.
Program Starts Dates
Sep 27, 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