Leading and Managing Globally, a 6-week executive development program, delivers participants the ability to use informal authority to create alignment and change and to lead effectively within a matrixed global organization.

Executives in the six-week program, Leading and Managing Globally, acquire the global mindset and competencies needed to effectively lead in this world, from bridging cultural divides, to recognizing more deeply the sources of organizational power and information flow, to overcoming barriers to change.


  • Identify sources of informal power and leverage your network of relationships to influence those sources
  • Improve management of global virtual teams across cultural, language and time differences
  • Overcome resistance to change, and achieve team integration and alignment within complex matrixed structures
  • Manage interdependence between organizational units and foster knowledge flows across company silos


  • 6 week duration, 30 hours to complete requirements
  • 10 hours of on-demand, HD lectures
  • Professor interactions, office hours and group learning
  • Facilitated Intra-Company Team Meetings
  • Final Deliverable, which integrates weekly activities
  • Optional Issue Forums available

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Who should attend

This course is designed for leaders who want to improve their ability to manage groups with different timezones and cultures. It’s beneficial for:

  • Senior leaders
  • Mid-level and team leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Directors

Program certification

After successfully finishing the Leading and Managing Globally program, participants will receive a dual Certificate of Completion from Yale School of Management and IMD Business School.