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ISB Executive Education | Emerging Leaders Programme

Enhance your leadership skills

Course Snapshot

  • FeeINR 3,75,000 + Taxes
  • Work Experience5 - 10 Years
  • Duration7 Months
  • Delivery MethodBlended- Online

Course Detail

Programme Overview:

Discover the Emerging Leaders Programme (ELP) - a transformative learning journey designed to accelerate your leadership potential. Expertly crafted for ambitious leaders ready to thrive in a fast-paced digital world, the ELP blends cutting-edge technology insights with advanced interpersonal skills. Equip yourself with the tools needed to navigate and succeed amidst ever-changing market and technological landscapes. Join ELP and step confidently into the future of leadership.

Programme Outcomes:

  • Craft your leadership development plan to lead teams with greater authenticity, empathy, and purpose.
  • Master a cross-functional approach to collaboration and delivering business outcomes.
  • Identify opportunities for growth and innovation unleashed by the digital revolution and a globalising economy.
  • Understand the challenges of modern business management.

Programme Highlights:

  • Live Virtual sessions
  • Group Coaching sessions
  • Leadership Perspective sessions

Desired Candidate Profile

The Emerging Leaders Programme (ELP) has been specially designed for forward-thinking, high-potential executives with 5 - 10 years of work experience who are seeking to play an expanded role in driving corporate strategy and success. Ideal profiles include:

  • Individuals who have recently transitioned into managerial roles and are looking to gain a cross-functional overview of the business and assess and sharpen their abilities for leadership success.
  • Individual contributors with 5-10 years of work experience who have been identified as outstanding prospects for leadership tracks within the organisation.
  • Young business leaders/owners or next-gen directors of family-managed businesses will also benefit from this programme.

Course Modules

Module 1: Business Foundations

  • Build shared business knowledge and management foundation as a first step to starting your transformative leadership journey.
  • Build a strong foundation with some of the critical concepts required to lead effectively. Complete introductory courses in accounting, statistics, managerial economics, and critical thinking to start on a level playing field.
  • Improve your organisational management and decision-making ability and gain a unique industry perspective in a changing business world.
  • Understand and appreciate the complexities associated with diverse parties and agendas in negotiation.
  • Increase awareness of your own negotiation style.
  • Learn about marketing, financial analysis, and operations with a shared vision and optimally utilise the resources at hand.
  • Understand the emerging and future business trends via market research and learn how to present your findings with greater impact.
  • In this module, you will also prepare yourself to craft your Action Learning Project (ALP). You will work with faculty and peers to identify and clearly define a business problem with transformative potential. Your faculty mentor will work with you to define problem hypotheses and how you could test them.

Module 2: Strategy and Business Acumen

  • Learn invaluable lessons on how to form your personal leadership strategy.
  • Develop an understanding of how to develop and be committed to enhancing your leadership skills through changing times.
  • Identify your strengths and gaps and receive 360o feedback from faculty and peers.
  • Learn to lead and manage stakeholders effectively by engaging in case studies, simulations, and role play.
  • Learn how to use storytelling as a communication tool to catalyse your personal brand.
  • Attend the first ELP career progression workshop to establish your personal brand.
  • Apply the learnings from the previous module to provide a comprehensive assessment of your business problem and formulate an initial solution for your Action Learning Project (ALP).

Module 3: Transformational Leadership

  • Bring newly gained insights in-between modules into your daily work tasks to drive results and create business value.
  • Learn about new and advanced digital technologies and their applications to transform products, processes, and business models.
  • Explore the business drivers of technology-related decisions in firms.
  • Equip yourself with skills, tools, and frameworks to formulate and implement competitive strategies for your firm.
  • Gain industry perspective to explore and create new-age business opportunities.
  • Enable user-centric thinking in your organisation with practical skills such as design thinking.
  • Learn to embrace and inspire a culture of innovation and change.
  • Rewire your leadership mindset for the future and mitigate the effects of disruption with innovation at scale.
  • Attend focused career progression workshops on networking effectively and crafting your career development plan.

Module 4: Building Agile Organisations

  • Drive customer excellence by understanding customer value propositions in business markets.
  • Join engaging conversations with industry practitioners and entrepreneurs in an exclusive roundtable event.
  • Complete a thorough self-assessment of your business problem with reflections from your learnings complemented with guidance from faculty and your peer group.
  • Present your comprehensive Action Learning Project (ALP).