FormatOnline
Executive CoachingOne-on-One
Start DateComing Soon
Recommended 5-6 Hours/Week 4.5 Months
With CXOs and Wharton facultyLive and Recorded Lectures

    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    Academic content designed for leaders
    Academic content designed for leaders
    Program completion certificate from Wharton
    Program completion certificate from Wharton
    Four live masterclasses with Wharton faculty
    Four live masterclasses with Wharton faculty
    Two interactive business-case simulations
    Two interactive business-case simulations
    Executive coaching sessions tailored for leadership roles
    Executive coaching sessions tailored for leadership roles
    Leadership profiling session at the start of the course to help you understand your leadership style and strengths and development areas better
    Leadership profiling session at the start of the course to help you understand your leadership style and strengths and development areas better

    "This course in Leadership and Management in New-Age Business helps professionals build a leadership skill set. Leaders across organisations get the opportunity to learn the most cutting-edge ideas to access global opportunities through this course."

    - Professor Jagmohan S. Raju, Vice Dean, Wharton Executive Education

    Syllabus

    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases, and projects.

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    About the Program

    Live Plus Recorded Masterclasses

    Live Plus Recorded Masterclasses

    Four live masterclasses with Wharton faculty and two exclusive recorded sessions from top CXOs.

    Personalised Executive Coaching

    Personalised Executive Coaching

    Attend two one-on-one executive coaching sessions with industry expert coaches for leadership style feedback and competency improvement.

    Accomplished Peer Network

    Accomplished Peer Network

    Engage in interactive networking sessions with experienced professionals from your cohort for effective peer-to-peer learning.

    Who Is This Program for?
    - CXOs, VPs, MDs, Directors who wish to invest in their careview more
    Eligibility Criteria
    - Minimum five years of work experience, preferably in managview more
    Key Program Takeaways
    - Enhance and strengthen your skills as a manager and decisiview more
    Leadership and Management in New-Age Business
    Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from the Wharton School.
    Leadership and Management in New-Age Business
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    • Earn a Wharton Executive Education digital certificate that can be added to your LinkedIn profile.
    • Build a strong network for life with opportunities to connect with industry experts and your experienced fellow learners.
    • Learn cutting-edge management concepts from world-class Wharton faculty.

    Instructors

    Syllabus

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    4
    Masterclasses with Wharton Faculty
    5-6
    Hours Weekly Time Commitment
    2
    Business Simulations
    2
    One-On-One Executive Coaching Sessions

    Leadership in the 21st Century

    4 Weeks
    • Engaging Hearts and Minds
    • Understanding Work Styles and Cultivating Originality
    • Purpose-Driven Leadership
    • Organizational Culture and Culture Change

    Managing and Motivating Talent

    4 Weeks
    • Motivation and Incentives
    • Tasks, Jobs, and Systems of Work
    • Making Good and Timely Management Decisions
    • Designing and Changing the Organization’s Architecture

    Managing the Global Firm

    4 Weeks
    • Global Markets and the Firm
    • International Strategies
    • Organization and Management of the International Firm
    • The Multinational Firm in the 21st Century

    Strategic Management : Competitive and Corporate Strategy

    4 Weeks
    • The Firm and the Industry
    • Industry Analysis and Competitive Dynamics
    • Corporate Strategy and Firm Scope
    • Firms in a Context

    The upGrad Advantage

    benefits

    Leadership Coaching

    Leadership Coaching
    • 1:1 Executive Leadership coaching
    • Sessions to help define your leadership goal, drive transformational change
    • Customised training for your leadership goals
    benefits

    Networking and Practical Learning

    Networking and Practical Learning
    Practical Learning
    • Case studies and simulation-based pedagogy
    • Exclusive recorded masterclasses from top CXOs
    Peer-to-Peer Networking
    • Interactive ice-breaking and networking sessions with your cohort of experienced professionals
    • Peer-to-peer networking opportunities with an alumni pool of 10,000+
    benefits

    Learning Support

     Learning Support
    Student Support Team
    • Available all days 24*7
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
    TA Sessions: Doubt Resolution
    • Doubt-clearing session at regular intervals
    • Live Discussion forum for peer-to-peer doubt resolution monitored by technical experts

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Course Curriculum

    What is the Leadership and Management in New-Age Business program from Wharton?

    The program is an engaging, yet rigorous, 4.5-Months online program designed specifically for mid to senior leaders to develop practical knowledge and skills and to kickstart their leadership journey. The certification is awarded by the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

    What should I expect from Leadership and Management in New-Age Business from Wharton?

    Expect to learn industry-relevant topics to be applied in the actual workplace, strengthening your knowledge through this unique program in leadership and management. You can expect to learn everything from basic to advanced topics in the course.

    What should I NOT expect from Leadership and Management in New-Age Business from Wharton?

    You will need to put in five to six hours per week for applying new concepts and executing industry-relevant projects to be able to get the best out of this program. Executives with five or more years of experience with exposure to leading teams will be able to get the most out of this program. 

    What are the topics that will be covered in the program?

    The program covers concepts and theories from Leadership in 21st Century, Managing and Motivating Talent, Managing the Global Firm, and Strategic Management: Competitive and Corporate Strategy from the prestigious Wharton faculty. 

    Can I sign up only for a few specific modules that I am interested in?

    The program is designed to be completed in its entirety, and cannot be taken as standalone modules. Completing all four courses will give the most comprehensive, well-rounded experience to the learners. 

    What type of learning experience should I expect?

    The content will be a mix of interactive lectures from CXOs and Wharton faculty. Additionally, the program comprises live lectures dedicated to solving your academic queries and reinforcing learning. 

    Is there a WES equivalency for this program?

    No, there is no WES equivalency. 

    Time Commitment

    What is the time commitment expected for the program?

    At least five to six hours per week of time commitment is expected to be able to graduate from the program. 

    Is there any certification granted at the end of the program?

    Post completion of the program, a Certificate of Leadership and Management in New-Age Business would be granted from the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  

    Refund/Financials

    What is the program fee?

    The program is priced at INR -- (incl. taxes). 

    How much do I pay to reserve my seat?

    You must pay an amount of ₹25,000 to block your seat. 

    Is there any deferral or refund policy for this Program?

    Refund Policy: (Programs with prep-session component) 

     

    • Student must pay an applicable caution money for the enrolment to the Program. This caution amount will be adjustable against the total Program fee payable by the student.
    • You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting www.upgrad.com and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counselor to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with the reasons listed. Processing fee of Rs. 10,000/- will be levied. If less than Rs. 10,000/- have been paid in total, student shall not be eligible for any refund in such case.
    • Student shall not be eligible for any refund under any circumstances if any such refund requests are raised post Cohort Commencement Date and student will continue to pay the EMI for loan (if applicable) and such loan cannot be cancelled. This is also applicable for those students who could not complete their payment and could not be enrolled in the cohort opted for. However, the student can raise a request for Pre-Program deferral as per the policy defined below for the same.
    • In case of a refund, student will be solely responsible for any cancellation of loan, including but not limited to applicable loan cancellation charges levied on the total cancelled loan amount.
    • Student must pay the full fee within 7 days of payment of Caution Money or Cohort Commencement Date, whichever is earlier, otherwise the admission letter will be rescinded.
    • Request for refund must be sent via e-mail in the prescribed Refund Request Form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of commencement of the program after being duly approved by the Academic Committee.
       

    Deferral Policy: (Pre- Program Commencement) 

     

    • If a student, due to unavoidable circumstances, is unable to commence with the cohort and requests for a deferral before the cohort starts, we provide the opportunity for the student to defer to another cohort.
    • However, the student will be required to pay 50% of the total course fee amount (inclusive of taxes) before the deferral can be approved. Until this is completed, the student will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • A student can request for deferral only once and to either of the scheduled cohorts to start in the next 1 year from the batch start date of initial cohort the student enrolled for.
    • The student has until the current cohort launch date to make the payment of the 50% program fee, after which the deferral request will expire. Once the deferral window expires and the student now asks for a refund, the above-mentioned applicable refund policy will apply.
    • The fee applicable to the deferred student will be as per prevailing fee for the cohort student as opted to defer. No additional deferral fee is required to be paid.

     

    Deferral Policy: (Post Program Commencement) 

     

    • If a student is facing severe issues in dedicating time to the course, we provide the opportunity for the student to defer to another cohort.
    • A student can request for deferral only once and to either of the scheduled cohorts to start in the next 1 year from the start date of initial cohort the student enrolled for.
    • The student will be required to pay a deferral fee of 10% of the total course amount fee + taxes if any along with the differential programme fees between the two cohorts
    • The deferral request will be approved once the deferral fee is paid.
    • Until this is completed, the student will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • The student has 7 days (including holidays and weekends) from the date of deferral request to make the payment of the deferral fee after which the deferral request will expire, and the student will continue as part of the current cohort.
    • If the student completes the deferral payment, the student’s login will be disabled, the student will leave the deferred cohort and the student will start learning on the new cohort from the point of the last assignment that was graded in the deferred cohort. All grades and progress till that point will be carried forward as it is to the new cohort. For clarification, the grades of the graded assignments will be carried forward, whether the student had submitted these grading during the initial stage.
    • The deferral can only be requested during the cohort for which the student has enrolled is ongoing. Once the batch has completed, deferral requests shall not be entertained. For clarification, the cohort completion here shall mean the “last grace deadline” as communicated by upGrad.

    Which banks allow using 0% credit card EMI or credit card EMI?

    No cost EMI is available on credit cards from all major banks (American Express, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, Standard Chartered, Axis Bank, Yes Bank). 

    Will I have to pay any extra amount for the EMI transaction?

    If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payments for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI. 

    Are there any fees or down payment?

    Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transactions. If charged it will be billed in the first repayment instalment. 

    Are there any charges in case I opt for cancellation/refund from the course after paying balance with no cost EMI?

    Yes, there will be additional charges to the extent of interest paid by upGrad to the bank. You will be refunded only the Principal amount, i.e. the amount deducted/blocked from your card. This deduction will be in addition to the amount mentioned in the refund policy shared with your offer letter. 

    How can I opt for credit card EMI if my bank is not listed in the 0% credit card EMI or credit card EMI?

    You can pay the amount using the credit card option in one shot/part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payments for these transactions.  

    Can I use my international credit card for 0% credit EMI or credit card EMI?

    Only Indian bank credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the credit card option in one shot/part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payments for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank.  

    Selection Criteria

    What is the selection process for this program?

    Admission Process:

     

    Step 1: Complete Application: 

    Complete your application and submit the required details. The Admissions Committee will review your application, including your work experience and educational background. 

     

    Step 2: Get Shortlisted and Receive the Offer Letter:

    Upon qualifying, an offer letter will be sent to you confirming your admission to the course.

     

    Step 3: Reserve Your Seat 

    Reserve your seat with an initial payment of INR 25,000 to enrol on the Program. Begin your leadership journey.  

    How do I know if I am eligible?

    - Minimum five years of work experience, preferably in managerial or leadership roles is required.

    - Candidates with a graduate degree from a recognised university or professional qualification equivalent to a graduate degree preferred.

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