Senior Executive Leadership Program—India

The Senior Executive Leadership Program—India accelerates the transformation of experienced senior executives into capable leaders who can drive business success. Delivered in a series of modules in Boston and Mumbai, this business management program can take your leadership skills and your career to the next level. You will become a stronger leader who can design competitive strategies in a global context, promote continuous innovation, and overcome obstacles to growth.

Key Benefits

  • Participate in intensive in-class modules
  • Learn with the hallmark HBS case method
  • Work on a Value Mapping Strategy Project
  • Accelerate your growth with a professional HBS Executive Coach
  • Immerse yourself in living/learning group work
  • Gain full HBS alumni status

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    Participant Profiles

    This program is designed for experienced senior executives from any function, industry, or country. Although two of the program's modules take place in India, the program content is global in nature, making it suitable for participants from any part of the world.

    Participants typically will have at least 15 to 20 years of work experience and represent diverse growth-focused organizations, including large, established companies; new ventures; family businesses; or growing arms of multinational firms. Appropriate for both general managers and functional leaders, the program is ideal for executives who want to improve their leadership skills and take advantage of new growth opportunities.

     

    Program Curriculum

    • Imperatives for Today’s Organizations and Leaders

      • Look critically at your business as a whole in a global context and cultivate new sources of value and advantage
      • Perform as a leader in a multifaceted role, negotiate effectively, and drive changes that generate performance, and shareholder value
      • Understand the interconnected global economy and how global conditions affect your company’s opportunities and challenges
      • Negotiate more effectively—in routine situations or in high-stakes deals on which your company’s future depends
    • Creating, Capturing, and Measuring Value

      • Design sound competitive strategies and growth plans
      • Deliver more value to customers and corporate stakeholders
      • Empower employees and align service levels and cultures with strategic choices
      • Translate mission and business strategy into comprehensive performance targets and measures
      • Balance economic, social, and governance goals while managing risk
    • Becoming an Agile Leader

      • Adapt your leadership style to your organization’s needs while managing competing demands on your time
      • Better manage yourself, your team, and your internal and external networks
      • Develop and sustain an empowered, entrepreneurial, and innovative culture
      • Embrace the strategic and tactical opportunities presented by new technologies and trends
    • Leadership and Change

      • Drive the changes that align your organization to achieve strategic goals while improving accountability
      • Meet your organization’s ongoing financial needs, ethical obligations, and legal requirements
      • Foster effective teamwork by empowering and inspiring others
      • Lead authentically with greater self-awareness, emotional intelligence, integrity and satisfaction
    Note: The list of topics is not exhaustive and is subject to change.

    Faculty

    • Krishna G. Palepu

      Krishna G. Palepu

      Faculty Chair, Ross Graham Walker Professor of Business Administration, Senior Adviser to Harvard's President on Global Strategy

    • Dennis W. Campbell

      Dennis W. Campbell

      Dwight P. Robinson, Jr. Professor of Business Administration

    • Rohit Deshpandé

      Rohit Deshpandé

      Sebastian S. Kresge Professor of Marketing

    • William W. George

      William W. George

      Senior Fellow, Member of the General Management Unit

    • Francesca Gino

      Francesca Gino

      Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration

    • Sunil Gupta

      Sunil Gupta

      Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration

    • W. Carl Kester

      W. Carl Kester

      George Fisher Baker Jr. Professor of Business Administration

    • Joshua D. Margolis

      Joshua D. Margolis

      James Dinan and Elizabeth Miller Professor of Business Administration

    • Ramana Nanda

      Ramana Nanda

      Associate Professor of Business Administration

    • V.G. Narayanan

      V.G. Narayanan

      Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration

    • Das Narayandas

      Das Narayandas

      Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration

    • V. Kasturi Rangan

      V. Kasturi Rangan

      Malcolm P. McNair Professor of Marketing, cochair of the HBS Social Enterprise Initiative

    • Stefan H. Thomke

      Stefan H. Thomke

      William Barclay Harding Professor of Business Administration

    • J. Gunnar Trumbull

      J. Gunnar Trumbull

      Philip Caldwell Professor of Business Administration

    • Michael L. Tushman

      Michael L. Tushman

      Paul R. Lawrence MBA Class of 1942 Professor of Business Administration

    *PROGRAM FACULTY MAY CHANGE.

    Dates & Fees

    Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
    16–21 JAN 2022 7 Days HBS Campus, Boston, U.S. ₹40,00,000 plus Goods and Service Tax (GST)
    26 FEB–09 MAR 2022 12 Days Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India
    13–24 JUN 2022 12 Days Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India
    21 AUG–02 SEP 2022 13 Days HBS Campus, Boston, U.S.

    FAQs

    What is Harvard Business School's Senior Executive Leadership Program—India?

    Harvard Business School's Senior Executive Leadership Program—India accelerates the transformation of experienced senior executives into capable leaders who can drive business success. Delivered in a series of modules in Boston and Mumbai, this business management program can take your leadership skills and your career to the next level. You will become a more confident leader who can design competitive strategies in a global context, promote continuous innovation, and overcome obstacles to growth. Program become a full Harvard Business School Alumni upon graduating from the program.

    Who should attend this program?

    The program is ideal for senior executives, senior functional leaders, or general managers leading successful, established companies in India and South Asia who want to sharpen their management and leadership skills and are preparing to assume new responsibilities or drive growth initiatives. Additionally, executives planning to establish or expand presence in India and South Asia may also consider the program.

    How is the program structured?

    The Harvard Business School Senior Executive Leadership Program—India is a nine-month program offered in a blended format with four intensive in-class modules—two in Boston and two in Mumbai. In addition, participants will work on a Value Mapping Strategy Project that includes individual and group coaching.

    Where is the program held?

    Two modules of the program each will be held at the iconic Harvard Business School campus in Boston and at Taj Lands’ End hotel in Mumbai. The sessions are delivered by HBS faculty in amphitheater-style classrooms at both locations.

    How can I apply to this program?

    The application process requires candidates to complete an online application form along with an updated resume (or LinkedIn profile), letter of reference, and an organogram indicating their hierarchy in the organization.