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An exclusive program for CXOs and soon-to-be CXOs

As a leader, the world expects you to compete strategically and win globally, no matter the odds. The Yale Global Executive Leadership Program will prepare you for the highest levels of global leadership. You will leave the program equipped with strategic insights, leadership skills, and the deep understanding of global business context needed to drive growth and profitability in a high-performing organization. Your five weeks at Yale will include participation in the world-renowned Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute and will culminate with a Yale certificate and entry into the Yale alumni family.

Your organization benefits from being guided by a global leader connected to Yale – an Ivy League institution and one of the most impactful universities in the world.


DECEMBER, 2018 – OCTOBER, 2019
Location : YALE CAMPUS (US)
Program Fee : USD 60,000

Email : [email protected]
Phone (USA) : +1 203-436-9402
Phone (Australia) : +61 424-700-034
Phone (India) : +91 8587878713 / 14 / 15


Following are some of the key highlights :

 Join the elite association of Yale alumni and gain exclusive access to our  global alumni network

Designed in collaboration with Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute (CELI), the world’s first school for CEOs

Integrative stakeholder-centric curriculum tailored for C-level executives

Iconic Yale campus experience

Participation in the world-renowned Yale CEO summit

Taught by accomplished Yale SOM faculty and former CEOs


Application Round Deadline Date
Round 1 Closed
Round 2 July 28, 2018


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The program will bring together a group of proven business leaders who hold C-level positions or positions within one level of the CEO—someone identified within the leadership pipeline as the next in line. They should be an integral part of the organization’s decision-making team.

We welcome applications from participants with

  • Significant experience and demonstrated career progression and success across levels, including 
    • Executive committee members
    • Heads of major business units
    • Heads of function for the entire organization
    • Senior executive members of core advisory or core operating groups.
  • A minimum of 15+ years of work experience including significant time in senior management roles.
  • A strong drive, ambition and belief that being the best within the organization is not enough, they have to be one of the few in the industry, leading and shaping it for the future.


Yale University alumni include CEOs of global corporations, 19 Supreme Court justices, 5 U.S. presidents, 5 Academy-Award winners, 13 living billionaires, and many foreign heads of state. In addition, Yale has graduated hundreds of members of Congress and many high-level U.S. diplomats, including former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and current Secretary of State John Kerry. Fifty-two Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the University as students, faculty, or staff, and 230 Rhodes Scholars graduated from the University.

Yale is a pioneer of CEO learning with the acclaimed Chief Executive Leadership Institute (CELI), the world’s first leadership program for CEOs.

The mission of the Yale School of Management is to educate leaders for business and society. The school’s close ties to Yale University, active connection to the Global Network for Advanced Management, and integrative approach to leadership enables participants to develop a genuine understanding of an increasingly complex global context.


Dean Edward A. Snyder on Yale

Yale Campus ( Edward P. Evans Hall )


As part of the program you will be attending the renowned CEO Summit, under the aegis of the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute (CELI). CELI is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year as the pioneer of CEO learning and hosts CEO Summits from New York to New Delhi and Shanghai to Mumbai, bringing together top business leaders and policy makers, as well as leading academics, in a unique learning environment that fosters candid, off-the-record exchanges among participants.

The CEO Summit is led by Yale Professor Jeffery Sonnenfield, ranked by BussinessWeek as one of the world’s 10 most influential business school professors.

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Past CELI participants have included:

Ratan Tata

Michael Dell

Jeff Immelt

Mukesh Ambani

W. James McNerney

Jeffrey L. Bewkes

Alan Mulally

Indra Nooyi
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