Leading Through Personal Excellence
Enable your leaders to develop their personal leadership capabilities and reach their full potential.
Next Available Program
October 25 - December 5
30 hours (5 hours/week)
Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education
Who Should Attend
Senior Leaders, Mid-Level & Team Leaders, Project Managers, Directors
Leading Through Personal Excellence, a 6-week executive development program, provides participants with the skills necessary to motivate others to achieve critical business goals. Effective leaders must understand their own capabilities, act authentically with others, and adapt to an ever-changing environment. The Stanford Leadership Model introduces executives to the key competencies essential for deep insight into the self and others and provides practical tools and strategies for aligning their behaviors to that comprehensive understanding.
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The Morgridge Professor of Organizational Behavior, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Sociology (by courtesy), School of Humanities and Sciences
Professor Soule’s research examines state and organizational-level policy change and diffusion, and the role social movements have on these processes. She teaches courses on Strategy, Organizational Design, Personal Leadership, and Design Thinking.
The Walter Kenneth Kilpatrick Professor of Organizational Behavior, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor Lowery's research seeks to extend knowledge of individuals' experience of inequality and fairness. He oversees the Interpersonal Dynamics (aka Touchy Feely) course and the Arbuckle Leadership Fellows Program.
The StrataCom Professor of Management and Professor of Marketing
Professor Wheeler is a consumer behavior researcher who studies the formation, change, and expression of evaluations. He teaches courses on Management Agility and Research Methodology.
The Laurence W. Lane Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing
Professor Tormala is an experimental social psychologist who works in the areas of attitudes, persuasion, and social influence. He teaches MBA and PhD courses on the topics of attitude change and persuasion.
Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.
Our leadership development programs last 6 weeks. Additionally, you will complete a short orientation prior to the official start of the program.
Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the sponsoring business school. ExecOnline provides non-degree programs for which no grades or university credits are provided.
Our programs are designed for busy leaders—managers, directors, VPs, and C-suite—with the drive and desire to solve their organization’s critical business challenges. Our short, focused programs allow you to develop solutions for both near- and long-term challenges—without disrupting your day-to-day responsibilities.
Yes. You will develop a project of your choosing that addresses your organization’s critical business challenges. At the completion of the program, you will have produced an implementation-ready project, designed to make a fiscal and business impact.
Yes. You can stay connected to ExecOnline through our alumni group, which allows you to interact with peers to generate support and networking opportunities.