• Date
    Sep 3 - Dec 20, 2022
  • Duration
    15 weeks
  • Format
  • Fee
    INR 3,00,000 + Taxes


Women’s Leadership Programme has been designed to help women become more impactful and effective leaders. The programme is carefully designed keeping in mind the unique challenges faced by women in their path to leadership.

Who Should Attend

This programme is best suited for mid to senior-level women professionals who are anticipating or experiencing a career transition such as a promotion, managing a new team, or a career switch.

Learning Experience

ISB Executive Education programmes are replete with distinctive teaching methodologies and an intense and challenging learning environment that pushes participants’ learning horizons beyond their pre-existing beliefs. Through lectures from distinguished faculty, local and global case studies, business simulations, and group discussions with extraordinary peers from a broad range of industries, regions, and functions, you will be equipped with the strategies, tools and insights required to transform your thinking and achieve ambitious business objectives. You will return to your organization, fully ready to apply what you have learned. You will also take with you a rich network of relationships that will enrich your personal and professional lives long after you complete the programme.

The learning experience at ISB is a rich blend of on-campus classes, live virtual sessions, and self-paced online modules taught by the best minds in academia and industry.

Blended Programme: Our blended programmes combine in-person and live virtual learning. Our live virtual sessions deliver a rigorous and rich learning experience that is comparable to our in-person programs. 

Admission Criteria

Candidates will be evaluated to ensure a dynamic and diverse batch profile based on multiple factors, including but not limited to:

  • Appropriate experience profile for this programme
  • Leadership potential
  • Evidence of professional achievement
  • Industry and functional background
  • Motivation to participate in the program and the ability to benefit from it
  • Ability to cope with the rigor of the programme

We admit candidates to upcoming sessions on a rolling, space-available basis, and encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your seat in the programme. 

The On-campus sessions are subject to evolving global situation. Programme content, dates, schedule, fees, delivery platforms, and faculty are subject to change. Programme fee includes food and accommodation at the ISB campus or at an equivalent facility based on availability.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn to overcome the organisational hurdles that restrict your growth.
  • Identify your strengths and deploy them strategically.
  • Understand the dynamics of diversity in the workplace.
  • Enhance your executive presence with greater awareness, critical reflection, and feedback from peers and executive coaches.
  • Learn to lead your team(s) with greater purpose and impact.
  • Embrace a mindset of growth and innovation.
  • Gain the confidence to make data-driven decisions.
  • Learn to enhance your negotiation skills, influence projects, bridge differences, and maximise your impact.
  • Expand and leverage your professional network.
  • Develop a personalised action plan.


Key Topics

Module 1: Executive Presence and Communication | Week 1-4 | Live Virtual

  • Business storytelling and executive presence are key drivers of your ability to inspire confidence, motivate commitment, and enable others’ agency.
  • Connect your narrative with that of your stakeholders to motivate commitment to shared goals and strategy
  • Enhance your executive presence with greater awareness, critical reflection, and feedback

Programme Features

Women’s Leadership Programme takes you on a three-month journey designed to fit seamlessly into your professional and personal life, including 30 hours of on-campus sessions, 18 hours of live virtual sessions, and 12 hours of group coaching sessions.

The virtual sessions involve intensive discussion and reflection, while the on-campus sessions maximise informal networking. High-impact group coaching sessions and unique industry perspectives expose you to the diversity of thoughts and approaches to reach a common goal.

Leadership Perspectives

You will have the unique opportunity to hear from and interact with distinguished women leaders through panel discussions and speaker sessions. You will expand your repertoire of leadership strategies as you learn how these accomplished women overcame challenges in their industries, companies, and job functions to drive business outcomes. You will also learn alongside a vibrant community of peers, who hold rich experience across a variety of industries and geographies.

ISB faculty includes leading academics with credentials and teaching experience from top global business schools as well as accomplished practitioners who have managed large enterprises.


Madan Pillutla

Dean & Professor, Organisational Behaviour


Deepa Mani

Deputy Dean - Digital Learning & Executive Education Professor of Information Systems


Anand Nandkumar

Anand Nandkumar


Gayatri Das Sharma

Professionally Certified Coach, Consultant and Facilitato


Mihir Mankad

Professor of Practice, Leadership Communication, Tufts University Visiting Faculty, ISB-Tufts University Visiting Faculty, ISB


Saumya Sindhwani

Associate Dean, RCI-led AMP's, Executive Director, CLM, Assistant Professor (Practice), Strategy


Sreedhari Desai

Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Crist W. Blackwell Scholar; Visiting Faculty, ISB


Sundar Bharadwaj

The Coca-Cola Company Chair Professor of Marketing, University of Georgia; Research Scholar, ISB


Vishal Karungulam

Product Head, Google Visiting Faculty, ISB

ISB Certificate

After successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an ISB Executive Education Certificate, formal recognition of your professional development.

ISB Executive Alumni

Participants who successfully complete this programme become part of the ISB Executive Alumni and gain access to a vast community of executives from across the globe.

The privileges of this exclusive community include:

  • ISB Email ID
  • ISB ID card with unique ID No.
  • Executive Alumni Directory
  • Access to the support team over telephone & email
  • ISB Executive Network LinkedIn Group
  • 20% discount on open Executive Education programmes

In addition, ISB Executive Alumni are eligible to receive ongoing access to a variety of ISB research, information, and resources.

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Recognition of your professional development