Maximize your leadership potential.
Maximize your leadership potential.
Lead yourself and others to sustained success
How often do you take the time to reflect on your leadership style, your vision, and the impact you can make on your team and organization?
In today’s ever-shifting and increasingly complex business arena, the need for strong and successful leadership has never been greater. IMD’s Inspirational Leadership program provides you with an opportunity to expand your leadership skills and enrich the way you mobilize others.
You will examine your individual leadership strengths and weaknesses and learn how to be a more grounded leader. The program equips you with the essential tools to build strong relationships with your team, increase engagement, and shape a culture of high performance. You will learn to lead your people by coaching them and helping them develop their potential. Led by former hostage negotiator, George Kohlrieser, the course provides you with applicable insights on handling difficult conversations and persuading through dialogue and negotiation.
You will also explore how to remain resilient in the face of adversity, adopting new ways of approaching challenges and overcoming obstacles in your own professional context. The new insights and skills you develop will impact your team’s performance and will empower you to lead with more clarity and conviction.
Upon completion of Inspirational Leadership, you are eligible to apply for IMD’s Advanced High Performance Leadership program, a special offering exclusively designed for High Performance Leadership / Inspirational Leadership alumni.
Get to know your leadership style, strengths, and weaknesses through a 360° feedback report.
Build the strong team bonds you need to become a more successful leader.
Empower others to reach their full potential by acquiring effective coaching tools and techniques.
Manage conflict and develop constructive strategies for handling difficult situations.
Gain practical tools and strategies for overcoming setbacks, coping with personal stressors, and navigating challenges.
You are an executive with team management experience looking to advance your leadership skills or a mid-level manager about to take on greater leadership responsibilities. You are eager to enhance your leadership performance and increase your impact on your team and organization.
Your class is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey, and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways – both during and beyond your classroom experience. Read more about the admission criteria.
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Having a lead negotiator accompanying you through this learning journey makes this program an inspiring experience. The course offers a wide range of practical advice and applicable insights that increase leadership efficiency.
Participants and faculty talk about the impact and experience of IMD’s Inspirational Leadership online program.
Our structured, yet flexible online programs are designed for impact and delivered for you. Explore what makes the IMD online program experience exceptional.
Programs designed and taught by IMD faculty, world-renowned experts in their fields.
One-on-one support from an experienced executive coach to ensure that learning objectives are attained.
Group and pair work with participants from around the world enriches learning through exposure to fresh perspectives.
Micro-learning focused on knowledge retention and actionable insights.
Carefully designed multimedia material for a dynamic online experience.
Programs grounded in practical assignments guarantee the immediate application of new knowledge and techniques.
Length: 8 weeks (4-6 hours per week).
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Ready to elevate your career and personal development? IMD’s Online Executive Certificate offers an immersive, fully online experience designed to enhance your expertise and skills in key business areas.
Choose between three learning tracks – Leadership, Strategy, and Digital Acceleration – to propel your executive career to new heights.