Yale Global Executive Leadership Program

AS A LEADER, THE WORLD EXPECTS YOU TO COMPETE STRATEGICALLY AND WIN GLOBALLY, NO MATTER THE ODDS. The Yale Global Executive Leadership Program will prepare you for the highest levels of global leadership. You will leave the program equipped with strategic insights, leadership skills, and the deep understanding of global business context needed to drive growth and profitability in a high-performing organization. Your five weeks at Yale will include participation in the world-renowned Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute and will culminate with a Yale certificate and entry into the Yale alumni family.


The Yale Global Executive Leadership Blog  draws  inspiration from the contradictions at the heart of great leadership. Each of the points of view expressed in the articles deal with the complexity of reconciling contradictions in one way or another. 

Global Executive Leadership Program Faculty Director

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld
Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld serves as the Faculty Director for the Global Executive Leadership Program. Professor Sonnenfeld has devoted his career to studying executive leadership and advising CEOs of major companies. BusinessWeek named him one of the world’s 10 most influential business school professors.

  • What you will take back

    The program will make you a more effective leader with the toolkit to build a high-performing organization:

    • Develop a grand strategy for your corporation by understanding the competitive forces.
    • Persuade, influence, and negotiate expertly by honing your analytical and tactical abilities.
    • Evaluate and improve your firm’s performance through financial analysis.
    • Gain perception on global business environments and financial factors, opportunities and risks in emerging markets, and policy barriers and incentives.
    • Create competitive advantage and leverage operational capabilities.
    • Manage crises and drive change effectively through the organization.
    • Avoid pitfalls in restructuring, M&A, and turnaround situations.
    • Align talent with strategy to create a more resilient and agile organization.
    • Drive shareholder value and balance growth, ambition and oversight with fiduciary responsibilities and realities.
  • Program benefits

    Upon completing the program, you will join the elite Association of Yale Alumni and gain exclusive access to our vast global alumni network and an array of resources that facilitate lifelong learning, growth, and success. Following are some of the key benefits:

    • Membership in the Association of Yale Alumni, a network of 150,000 Yale alumni around the world.
    • Membership in the Yale School of Management Alumni Association
    • Inclusion in the Yale alumni directory and the SOM alumni directory
    • A lifelong email forwarding address: [yourname]@aya.yale.edu
    • Access to the Yale Career Network
    • Access to the Yale SOM Job Board
    • Invitation to CELI reunions and SOM executive education reunions
    • Invitation to local SOM chapter events
    • Access to selected Yale SOM career services
    • Increasing access to Global Network for Advanced Management alumni events around the world
    • 25% discount on all Yale SOM executive education open enrollment programs
    • Free participation in faculty webinars available to SOM alumni
    • Invitation to participate in the SOM Alumni Association student mentoring program
    • Free access to thousands of journals through JSTOR and HeinOnline
  • Who should attend

    The program will bring together a group of proven business leaders who hold C-level positions or positions within one level of the CEO—someone identified within the leadership pipeline as the next in line. They should be an integral part of the organization’s decision-making team.

    We welcome applications from participants with:

    • Significant experience and demonstrated career progression and success across levels, including:
      • Executive Committee members
      • Heads of major business units
      • Heads of function for the entire organization
      • Senior executive members of core advisory or core operating groups
    • A minimum of 20+ years of work experience including significant time in senior management roles.
    • A strong drive, ambition and belief that being the best within the organization is not enough, they have to be one of the few in the industry, leading and shaping it for the future.

Curriculum

Curriculum

  • Organizational Leadership
    • Organizational strategy
    • Business and product portfolios
    • Marketing and sales driven growth
    • Competitive advantage through operations
    • M&A driven growth
    • Negotiations
    • Restructuring and turnaround situations
    • Managing uncertainty
    • Innovation driven growth
  • Personal Leadership
    • Positive strategic leadership orientation
    • Authentic leadership development
    • Building a support network
    • Finding and benefiting from mentors
    • Leadership coaching for blind spots
    • Developing a personal growth roadmap
  • People Leadership
    • Leadership styles and motivation
    • Leadership communications
    • Leadership in a connected world
    • Crisis management
    • Change management
    • Leadership, ethics and corporate accountability
    • Mentoring and coaching other leaders
    • Developing ownership and building strong teams
    • Developing a leadership pipeline
    • Managing boards
    • Driving shareholder value and investor relations
    • Human resources and talent management
  • Strategic Financial Leadership
    • Measuring, analyzing, and driving corporate performance
    • Linking strategy to finance and the new role of a CFO
    • Master the essentials of corporate financial management
    • Lead in the global economy (including government and international policy, state’s economic performance, national income and global business environment)

Northwest Executive Education is the program partner for the Yale Global Executive Leadership Program. You can reach them by email at yale@northwest.sg, or by phone at +91 8587878713-14-15 (India) or visit the program website at http://northwest.education/yaleGELP