• Dates
    March 8-12, 2024
  • Duration
    5 days
  • Fee
    INR 2,00,000 + taxes
  • Format
    On-Campus (Hyderabad)
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The Essentials of Leadership programme is meticulously crafted to unlock the latent leadership potential within high-potential executives. This programme lays the foundation for assuming pivotal leadership roles, equipping leaders to adeptly navigate the complexities and seize the opportunities that accompany heightened responsibility.

Key Benefits

Participants will develop a strategic mindset, augment their influence, and bolster their ability to tackle complex challenges. This programme will provide clarity on their leadership identity and furnish them with the competencies required to make a significant impact in their organisations and professional paths.

Key Takeaways

  • Build on greater self-awareness and emotional intelligence to effectively manage self
  • Forge high-quality and effective connections with key stakeholders and make the most of your network
  • Empower others, learn to influence without authority and build high- performance teams
  • Develop your personal leadership brand and benefit from high-impact group coaching
  • Transition from manager to confident change agent. Lead effectively through crises and conflicts
  • Develop the resilience and mindset for turnarounds in uncertain times

Is This Programme For You?

This programme is best suited for mid to senior managers who are moving or have moved from an operational to a strategic role with increasing responsibility.

The participant profile can include:

  • Directors, VPs, AVPs
  • Account Managers
  • General and Regional Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Project Managers

from across industries and functions.

Learning Experience

Engage in real-life stories and group discussions to explore your leadership skills. Experience how to showcase your leadership style in dynamic situations. Improve your effectiveness in leading teams in the digital world. Apply your new learnings and skills to accelerate your ascent to leadership at the workplace.

The programme curriculum is organised into three modules consisting of faculty presentations, group discussions, and case studies, scheduled across five days.

Additionally, our executive group coaching sessions in between modules will help you build your own personal narrative and action plan for leadership. Five interactive, intensive sessions give you a grounding in self-awareness, team dynamics, effective interpersonal behaviours, and mindsets required to lead change in crisis and non-crisis conditions.

Admission Criteria

This programme does not have any formal education requirements. However, we admit candidates based on their professional experience and organisational responsibilities. We encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your seat in the programme.

Programme Curriculum

Module 1: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Through short case illustrations and real-life stories, this introductory module will focus on why emotional intelligence distinguishes outstanding performers from those who are merely adequate. You will understand what it takes to hone your emotional and relational competencies while:

  • Supplementing your domain competencies with emotional skills
  • Enhancing self-awareness which is critical for your leadership effectiveness



S Ramnarayan

Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB


Saumya Sindhwani

Professor of Organisational Behaviour (Practice), ISB


Ameen Haque

Innovation Consultant, Leadership Behavioural Mentor and Diversity Champion

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 Network

You will be a part of the ISB Executive Network, a vast community of senior executives and entrepreneurs across the globe.

ISB Executive Network benefits include:

  • Access to ISB Executive Network LinkedIn Group
  • Access to support e-mail ID
  • 10% discount on open executive education programmes
  • Newsletters

Participant Stories

Influencing Key Stakeholders

Leverage social psychology and psychology to "nudge" your stakeholders to create a buy-in

Animesh Nigam
Global Head - App Integrations, S&P Global

Augment Domain Competencies

Hone your emotional and relational competencies to supplement your domain expertise

Advertising & Content Marketing Professional

Foster Leadership from Within

Understand why enhancing self-awareness is critical for leadership effectiveness

Deepa Jayaraman
Sr Manager - Automation & Analytics, HP

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