About Programme

We live and work in extraordinary times. Against a backdrop of the global pandemic and unparalleled complexity on a macro level, emerging leaders are entering uncharted territory. This has the potential of becoming a tricky period for leaders transitioning from a functional specialist to a general management role.

This programme has been designed to help you emerge as a holistic leader. You will be able to frame strategies that solve complex business problems and deliver lasting impact. Learning how to lead diverse groups, you will learn to build cooperation while driving innovation and transformative change in the new digital-led environment. This programme is a transformative learning experience designed to help you accelerate your career as you take the reins of your organisation in an era of hyper disruption.

Programme Start Date & Duration

November 03, 2020 | 7 Weeks

Programme Fee

2,50,000 + GST @ 18%

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How does this Live Virtual programme help?

Executive education redesigned for a radically different world. This programme blends the discipline of the on-campus experience that ISB is renowned for with our global faculty and advanced curriculum. You will gain immediately applicable advanced skills, relevant for the uncertain times we live in.

LIVE Virtual Classrooms

Experience a new way of immersive learning through group discussions, case reviews, peer networking and engaging dialogues.


Awarded by the Centre for Executive Education at ISB, a prestigious B-School ranked among the best in the world, this certificate will be another addition to your accomplishments.

Research-Based Teaching

Learn at India’s most research-productive B-School. Gain advanced methodologies to conduct research that holds potential for transformative insights.

Alumni network

Gain exclusive access to premium learning events, speaker series, conferences, and learning sessions and expand your network with ISB’s 40,000+ high-performing alumni community.


Learn how to deliver added value to all partners and stakeholders while you juggle the new work-life balance from the safety of your home.

Real-world application

Learn real-world skills that you can immediately apply to initiate transformation at your organisation, giving it a distinct advantage over competitors.

Who should attend?

Participants are typically mid-level managers who are functional experts, or managers of a function or a project, progressing rapidly in their career, and facing larger and more complex challenges with each rise. They come from a diverse range of industries, functions, and countries.


  1. Strengthen your leadership skills – lead yourself and others to sustained success
  2. Build a strategic mindset – gain a big-picture view of the core components of business strategy
  3. Embrace tomorrow’s challenges – understand the complexities of the leading talent in the future
  4. Gain deep insights into data analytics and digital transformation 
  5. Master the confidence and essential business skills to move into general management
  6. Apply your learning at work in real-time with expert guidance from ISB faculty
  7. Gain Insights from the top – learn from the unique perspectives of a CEO

Module 1

  1. Know yourself through self-awareness and empathy
  2. Understand your core being and its different components
  3. Know the role of meaning in connecting your work to your well-being
  4. Learn how to align your higher purpose to the higher purpose of the organisation
  5. Learn how to leverage the opportunities for personal and professional transformation
  6. Learn and apply the REAL (Recognize, Experience, Anchor, Lead-by-Example) process for guiding transformational personal leadership 

Module 2

  1. Gain an overview of the leadership journey and its various stages
  2. Understand the specific challenges faced by emerging leaders
  3. Learn how to navigate across the new ways of working remotely and leading teams virtually
  4. Deepen your understanding of leading yourself, teams and the organisation
  5. Gain practical guidance on how to perform leadership roles effectively and quickly.

Module 3

  1. Understand the constituents of executive presence
  2. Understand the mind traps that hold you back from creating an impact
  3. Master the tools and tricks to create impact and monitors triggers that hinder it
  4. Participate in a hands-on session towards building your own leadership brand

Module 4

  1. Explore how knowledge of data science can drive business value
  2. Know what kind of data is required for different types of decisions
  3. Leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence for decision making
  4. Learn the distinction between Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Module 5

  1. Build a foundational understanding of strategy frameworks and designing strategy
  2. Learn how to drive strategy execution through culture
  3. Evaluate the role of business leaders in shaping innovation
  4. Understand how to build support across stakeholders while driving innovation