Wharton’s Advanced Management Program — India

Senior executives choose Wharton’s Advanced Management Program — India (AMP)  to amplify their business acumen and hone their leadership capabilities. Over six–months, a select cohort of about 55 executives are immersed in a rigorous, experiential, transformative program that becomes a defining moment in their personal and professional lives. They learn within an optimal environment, working side-by-side with colleagues across industries, developing a global and lifelong network of peers.

AMP is led by expert Wharton faculty, who bring extensive business knowledge, research, and proficiency to bear on all aspects of the program. Delivered in partnership with the McNulty Leadership Program at Wharton, AMP blends coursework, coaching, and experiential learning to develop visionary leadership capabilities in individuals. AMP provides the foundation from which senior executives can reach the next level of achievement and success.

Key Benefits

  • DEVELOP a highly informed global perspective that will help your organization seize new opportunities and compete successfully well into the future
  • TURN the latest theories and best practices in marketing, finance, strategy, and innovation into actionable strategies
  • LEAD with greater purpose and presence to better meet strategic objectives and inspire others
  • DEEPEN your self-awareness through individual and peer coaching and faculty mentoring
  • MASTER key leadership skills including negotiating and harnessing the power of emotional intelligence
  • BUILD a strong global network of peers who will be an enduring source of support, advice, and personal connection
  • RECEIVE Wharton alumni status upon completion of AMP, becoming part of a global alumni network with more than 99,000 members

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Participant Profile

The Advanced Management Program — India is for executives who are ready to take a bold next step to accelerate the trajectory of their careers. This program is designed for multidimensional executives with substantial leadership experience who seek a transformational learning experience that provides an opportunity for deeply personal self-assessment. Participants come from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds and share several key professional leadership qualities.

Specifically, this program is for dynamic, ambitious, and multidimensional executives who:

  • Motivate by example and have the vision, leadership capabilities, influence, and business acumen to lead effectively in a world of uncertainty and complexity
  • Seek a learning experience that provides an opportunity for deeply personal self-assessment
  • Possess substantial experience in a variety of vertical industry groups, business disciplines, regions, and cultures

Program Curriculum

  • Strategy & Innovation

    Gain Clarity with Measurable Impact

    • Linking Operations Management to Financial Performance
    • Developing and Managing Innovation Capability
    • New Business Opportunities in the 21st Century
    • Creating and Sustaining Competitive Advantage
    • Strategy Planning and Connected Strategy
    • Managing Corporate Acquisitions
    • Discovery-Driven Planning
    • Social Enterprise Project
  • Marketing & Sales

    Create Awareness to Generate Results

    • E-Commerce and Digital Marketing
    • Does Marketing Matter?
    • The Brand of a Nation
    • Identity Loyalty
    • Brand Crisis
  • Global Finance

    Recognize Nuances in Economic Environments

    • Financial Market Returns and the Macro Economy
    • Corporate Strategy and Valuation
    • Managing the Corporate Portfolio
    • Global Economic Issues
    • Financial Accounting
  • Stretch Experiences

    Reach Beyond Comfort Zones

    • Executive and Team Coaching
    • Leadership Navigation Challenge
    • Leadership Presence
    • Write Your Own Cover Story
    • Making a Film in a Day
    • Creativity
  • Senior Leadership

    Connect People with Strategy for Ongoing Value

    • Leading High-Performing Teams in Dynamic Environments
    • Boards that Lead: Corporate Governance that Builds Value
    • Executive Negotiation Workshop
    • Leadership and Followership
    • Organizational Culture
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Leadership and Ethics
    • Leading Change
  • Business Perspectives

    See the Bigger Picture

    • Competing Under Uncertainty
    • The Management of Politics
    • Executive Speaker Series
    • Corporate Diplomacy
    • What Is Success?
    • Geopolitics
*Final list is subject to change

Distinguished Faculty

  • Harbir Singh, PhD

    Harbir Singh, PhD

    Faculty Chair

    Mack Professor of Management; Co-Director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; Faculty Director, Huntsman Program

    Harbir Singh is the Mack Professor of Management; co-director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management; and faculty director of the Huntsman Program for International Studies and Business at the Wharton School. Committed to global business research and education, he has served as vice dean for Global Initiatives at the Wharton School.

  • Michael Useem, PhD

    Michael Useem, PhD

    Faculty Chair

    William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management; Editor, Wharton Leadership Digest; Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management

    Michael Useem is the William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His university teaching includes MBA and executive-MBA courses on management and leadership, and he offers programs on leadership and governance for managers.

Other Faculty

*Faculty will be subject to change

Dates & Fees

Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
June 2020 Online US$60,500*
Aug. 10–14, 2020 5 Days Mumbai
Aug.–Sept., 2020 Online
Sept. 21–25, 2020 5 Days Mumbai
Sept.–Nov., 2020 Online
Nov. 9–20, 2020 12 Days Philadelphia
Nov.–Jan., 2021 Online
January 2021 Philadelphia
Deadline Application Fees
Round 1 Mar. 3, 2020 US$400
Round 2 Apr. 7, 2020 US$500
Round 3 May 5, 2020 US$600


  • • Inclusions: Accommodation, Program Materials, Coffee Breaks and Lunches, Select Dinners
  • • Exclusions: Travel Costs

*Applications received in rounds 1 and 2 are eligible for an early registration benefit of US$5,000 off the program fee.