Carnegie Mellon University

Leadership as a Daily Challenge: An Integrated Approach

Understand what it takes to be an inspired and effective leader to successfully lead teams in a dynamic world.

Today’s business climate is marked by shifting global trends, increased pressure from new and different competitors, and the need to respond and adapt to change. More than ever, organizations need inspired and effective leaders in order to produce a sustainable competitive advantage. With its comprehensive, integrated design, the program strengthens the abilities and confidence of managers and executives to successfully lead their teams in a dynamic world.

A unique strength of the program is the integrated approach tying the learning from different fields to actual personal leadership challenges.

Focusing on experiential application, participants are provided with the knowledge and tools to effectively address the challenges they face every day, enabling them to develop a greater understanding of their own leadership style and create holistic strategies to be successful in different situations.

"More than ever, our complex world needs leaders who understand the people dimension in business. After a successful career in global industry, my role has expanded to open doors for others to become better leaders. In my work as faculty and executive coach in our leadership programs my expertise and true passion is enabling individuals, teams and organizations to succeed, TOGETHER.” 

— Sylvia B. Vogt, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Management, Executive Coach

Key Takeaways

  • Further advance your leadership point of view during challenging times.
  • Develop effective change management tools for complex organizational environments.
  • Master informal organizational networks in order to effectively manage beyond hierarchy.
  • Strengthen your leadership communication skills to diverse stakeholders.
  • Expand your leadership toolbox to create high performance teams.

Who should attend?

This program is designed for executives and mid- to upper-level managers. Recommended participants include those who:

  • Supervise departments or diverse teams
  • Lead complex projects or organizational change
  • Manage relationships between different functions and stakeholders
  • Are accountable for delivering results in global business
  • Hold or aspire to a key role in their operation
  • Develop talent within their organization

* Special pricing is available for individual and group registrations. More information is available here.

Carnegie Mellon welcomes all individuals to participate in and attend Executive Education programs and events, on campus and/or online, as outlined in the university’s Statement of Assurance.

Additionally, we welcome the opportunity to accommodate requests for support for guests, visitors, and alumni with disabilities. To discuss your individual or group accommodation requests, please contact Carnegie Mellon's Office of Disability Resources at least two weeks in advance of your program start date.

Contact Executive Education at Carnegie Mellon

Contact a program director at 412-268-2304 or to learn more.

Get answers to common inquiries by visiting our frequently asked questions page.