How to become a transformational leader

Who are you capable of being? You want to forge ahead, make things happen, but transformational leaders know that pausing, reflecting and sense making are as important as action.

Transformational Leader is a personalized transformation journey which teaches you how to unlock the full potential of your leadership in three stages: mindful, resilient and adaptive.

The program will supercharge you with the awareness, resilience and versatility to deliver much greater impact and successfully lead change – whatever your challenge!

Build your skills

Become deeply self-aware of how you show up in each moment

learning journey

Free your leadership from limits created by behavioral patterns, scripts and routines

State of the art

Build your resilience, adaptability and flexibility to successfully drive organizational change


Become the mindful, resilient and adaptive, transformational leader

You and your class

You are an experienced manager leading in increasingly complex contexts. You are looking for personal growth opportunities to unlock your full leadership potential, enabling you to successfully lead change and transform your future.

Your class is carefully selected to ensure an impactful experience with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your learning peers will become a trusted resource and network as you continue to grow beyond the program experience.

High-impact learning
+55 hrs
liVe virtual leadership training led by IMD faculty
+25 hrs
Asynchronous learning with feedback
Executive leadership coaches
modules for cumulative impact
Powerful, personal transformation in three stages
Modules can be taken individually but must be followed in sequence. Completion of all three stages leads to IMD certification as a Transformational Leader.

Participant reviews

Becoming a transformational leader means knowing yourself much more deeply; knowing the subtle nuances and integrating new choices that will powerfully impact your business.

Ben Bryant

Program Director, Professor of Leadership & Organization

Next start & fee

Transformational Leader program

Transformational Leader is delivered in 3 modules of 4-8 weeks with an average of 6 hours training / study per week. Modules can be taken individually but must be followed in sequence.

Learn more about the dates and the program details

Fee per individual module CHF 5,900
Launch fee full program CHF 15,900


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