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 Programs for Individuals

Behavioral Economics and the Science of Decision-Making

This program enables executives and senior management to leverage insights to strengthen their brands, engage consumers, and institutionalize an evidence-based approach to organizational decision-making and change management.

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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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Creative Leadership Strategies

Elevate your ability to build teams who collaborate, experiment, and iterate solutions to design challenges and ultimately create unique innovative products.


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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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