Carnegie Mellon University

Strategic Leadership Executive Education Programs

As a growing company, it is crucial to effectively manage rapid progress as it applies to the most critical resource — your human capital. Too often, an organization's expansion moves faster than internal development efforts can practically keep up.

Whether your need is to build financial fluency, develop core leadership capabilities, address organizational structure or identify growth areas for the business, Carnegie Mellon is well positioned to tackle your strategic leadership challenges.

Strategic Leadership Open Enrollment Programs

Behavioral Economics and the Science of Decision-Making

This program leverages research to explore evolving employer-employee relationships as well as digital interactions between businesses and consumers.

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Communicating Complexity

Communicate complex and data-heavy information in a way that is clear, compelling, and actionable.

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Chief Digital Officer Certificate Program

As the world becomes increasingly digitized and interconnected, there’s more reason than ever to develop yourself as a digital leader.

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Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leaders Program supports Black professionals with higher level aspirations who are currently individual contributors or managers of people.

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Executive Leadership Academy

Preparing African-American leaders for executive advancement.

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Executive Leadership Academy – Strategies for Advancing Women in Business

Craft your leadership brand while leveraging your unique strengths.

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Executive Leadership Program

Understand what it takes to anticipate disruption and successfully lead without limits.

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Executive Presence

Elevate your executive presence and perform effectively at the highest levels.

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Leadership as a Daily Challenge

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

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Leading With Emotional Intelligence

Leverage your emotional intelligence advantage to lead through challenging times.

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Leveraging Improv-Based Communication to Lead

Develop improv-based communication skills to lead with ingenuity, empathy, and resilience.

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Social Innovation and Leading Change

Develop your own roadmap for creating real, lasting social change.

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Webinar Series: Women's Leadership

Enhance capabilities in a rapidly changing environment.

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Custom Leadership Programs

Leverage Carnegie Mellon’s expertise in Strategic Leadership to customize a program that directly addresses a business issue. Prepare your enterprise for growth with leadership competencies in strategy, financial acumen, organizational structure and design and managing and inspiring teams. Work with field experts to identify industry disruptors and trends that impact the organization’s strategic plan.

Example Program Topics

  • Developing Winning Strategy
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Managing Risk and Uncertainty
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Leading Change
  • Creating Star Performers
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Executive Presence, Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Women’s Leadership Development
  • Men as Allies and Advocates  
  • Unconscious Bias