Stanford Offers Young Global Leaders Program


The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) and the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences are offering the Young Global Leaders Stanford Module: Transformative Leadership for Sustainability and Resilience, to be held at the Knight Management Center on Stanford’s campus July 24 – 29, 2016.

This program focuses on preparing transformative leaders with the ability to design practices, partnerships, and organizations essential to building a prosperous future. Designed exclusively for the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders, the YGL Stanford Module will develop participants’ capacity to:

* Understand the diverse assets that must be managed and balanced to pursue sustainability and solve complex, global problems
* Navigate disruption and lead behavior change in individuals, teams, and organizations
* Identify key leverage points and design and implement interventions that transform systems at scale, resulting in global sustainability and resilience

Topics include:

* Intergenerational wellbeing
* Systems thinking
* Harnessing collective intelligence
* Future industry
* Power and influence
* Design thinking
* System level change through industry collaboration

Faculty members for this course include Larissa Tiedens (Organizational Behavior), Pamela Matson (Environment and Sustainability), and Julia Novy-Hildesley (Cross-sector Partnerships and Innovations for Sustainability).

The program is tuition-free, but the cost for accommodations at the Schwab Residential Center is $1,500.

For more information on this program, visit the Stanford GSB Web site.

For additional information on other Stanford executive education program, visit the Stanford GSB Executive Education page.

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