Wharton – Leadership Programs – Leading People in Organizations – Middle East – TimesTSW


Today’s globally connected business environment places new demands on its leaders, and current challenges may require many new skills and approaches. Leading People in Organizations Middle East provides a unique opportunity to elevate your leadership skills by helping you identify your current strengths and enhance them with the latest tools and approaches. Managers and business leaders will gain invaluable insights into current issues in talent, conflict, and performance management, and learn ways to more effectively develop leadership in others.

Leading People in Organizations — Middle East may be attended on its own or as part of Wharton’s Accelerated Development Program (ADP). This certificate program consists of three separate executive education experiences and professional assessments, going beyond the classroom to help participants become more reflective and proactive in managing their careers.

Who Should Attend:

Participants in Leading People in Organizations — Middle East exhibit a rich breadth of experience across various sectors in business, government, and non-profits. They represent a broad range of functions, years of work experience, and varied international exposure. While all of our participants have a minimum of 10 years of managerial experience, many have significantly more. All participants are expected to highlight fast-track career progress and demonstrate prior leadership achievements.

Fluency in English, written and spoken, is required for participation in Wharton Executive Education programs unless otherwise indicated.

Group Enrollment

To further leverage the value and impact of this program, we encourage companies to send cross-functional teams of executives to Wharton. We offer group enrollment benefits to companies sending four or more participants.

Program Highlights & Benefits

  • Learn how to meet today’s challenges through more effective talent management, handling of conflict, and developing subordinates
  • Build on your current strengths
  • Become part of a global learning community of highly experienced executives that can continue throughout your career

Experience & Impact

Leading People in Organizations combines different educational approaches to provide an in-depth understanding of the importance of talent development to organizational success. Ample time with faculty assures that you will acquire and fine-tune new tools and approaches.

Session topics include:

  • Understanding Your Leadership Style
  • Managing Conflict: Negotiations Inside the Firm
  • Performance Management
  • Motivation and Retention
  • Talent Management
  • Managing in Social Networks

You will learn to enhance and strengthen your leadership capabilities through a rich understanding of yourself, your organization, and the latest tools and approaches. Gain insights into current issues in talent, conflict, and performance management, and learn how better to develop leadership in others. You will come away better equipped to navigate future challenges and opportunities.


  • 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

  • Matthew Bidwell, PhD

    Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

    Research Interests: Human resource management, knowledge workers, worker mobility

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