Partner Programs

All partner programs are taught at Yale, except where noted. Yale faculty teach the programs and participants receive a Yale Certificate upon program completion. All partner programs count towards earning a Certificate of Excellence in Global Business from the Global Network Schools of Advanced Management.

July 23 – 28, 2017

In this one-week program, design professionals build their business acumen to become better-rounded business leaders. Participants learn to apply design thinking in business, use strategic thinking to tackle opportunities, drive innovation for growth, and make high-impact marketing decisions based on behavioral economics insights. They develop soft skills to better influence, persuade, and negotiate with colleagues and clients. In addition, they acquire practical knowledge about intellectual property law, principles of entrepreneurship relevant to large organizations and to start-ups, and basic managerial accounting to understand the language of finance. AIGA and Yale Executive Education have partnered since 2008 on the Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders program and graduates have come from some of the most highly regarded firms in the industry, such as Google, Adobe, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, and MTV. The result: a distinctive Executive Education program that brings together the brightest minds in the industry with the unparalleled resources and expertise of Yale University. Participants leave with connection to this powerful network and the opportunity to return for a BPCL reunion event, Alumni Perspectives. The program is taught on campus at Yale SOM. A certificate is awarded to participants upon program completion. 

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ATD-Yale Foundations of Management Excellence
August 15 – 18, 2017

ATD and Yale have teamed up to bring you ATD/Yale Foundations of Management Excellence. This four-day, intensive program integrates ATD’s research-based ACCEL skills model with Yale’s superior management training curriculum to provide you with the ultimate leadership development experience. You will walk away with a certificate from the Yale School of Management and the skills to develop your team and improve organizational results.

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October 2 (followed by participation in Yale Women’s Leadership Program, October 3 – 5, 2017)

The Visiting Women’s Executive Exchange Program (VWEEP) is an intensive conversational exchange program with seasoned women corporate, non-profit and government practitioners from African nations. It is designed for women executives who work in or work with a wide range of African corporate, government, or non-profit institutions. The program provides a platform upon which women executives discuss topics especially relevant to African organizations to help them develop insights on best practices. It also provides participants with a valuable network of women with whom they will keep in touch to continue their development post program. The mission of the program is to transform women into outstanding leaders who can contribute more broadly to their organization's ongoing success. The one-day exchange precedes the Yale Women’s Leadership Program in which all VWEEP participants attend to meet their global counterparts and learn critical senior leadership skills. At the end of the Women’s Leadership Program, all VWEEP participants will receive a certificate of completion.

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November 8-9, 2017

The three-day Yale Inclusive Leadership Program helps participants gain practical insights on leading inclusive organizations to earn the diversity dividends that come with well-managed teams. Participants learn the keys to sparking innovation by leveraging diverse perspectives in teams. They also improve their complex interpersonal skills to handle difficult conversations, give and receive feedback, develop emotional intelligence, and understand unconscious bias. In addition, participants will learn strategies to have their firm’s competitive advantage be their people, aligning them with their firm’s mission, and leading them successfully though organizational change. The curriculum is crafted to assure participants better understand the business case for diversity and learn how to use practical approaches to get immediate results in their own organizations. Partnering with the Vail Centre, both men and women participants have the opportunity to take a Yale diversity program in the beautiful mountains of Colorado, in the resort town of Vail. Yale SOM awards a certificate upon program completion.

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sustainability program with vail centre
March 2018

This three-day program is for professionals from all sectors of society: corporations, investors, government, non-profit and academia. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of both the ‘big picture’ as well as leading tools for translating sustainability mega-trends to on-the-ground actions and initiatives. They will explore the mega-trends in sustainability that are creating challenges and opportunities for business, investors, and communities. Increasingly, these challenges require innovation in technology, policy and collaboration. The program leads participants through a multidisciplinary exploration of sustainability from best practices in business management to the emerging state of global and national policy. They will learn to use sustainability as a driver for better performance and as a tool for greater collaboration with stakeholders. The program is taught in the beautiful mountains of Colorado, in the resort town of Vail. Yale SOM awards a certificate upon program completion.

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Seminarium: management program for lawyers
Summer 2018

Yale School of Management and Seminarium International have the pleasure of presenting the Management Program for Lawyers (MPL), exclusively designed for Latin American lawyers. MPL is structured to complement, strengthen, and refresh the professional experience gained throughout years of practice. The classes will take place in the historic Yale Law School and Yale’s outstanding faculty will provide you with the skills necessary to lead the strategic decision making process and strengthen your organization. The primary objective of the Management Program for Lawyers is to improve leadership abilities and strategic thinking.

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