Executive Master in Positive Leadership & Transformation

IE Business School

IE Business School


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Who should attend

Participants in the program are senior managers and leaders of units, functions or organizations. They have reached their current positions through a combination of hard work, demonstrated business expertise, and leadership abilities learned on the job. They are busy executives who know that investing 6 days each business quarter in training will not be easy, but they realize that investing in leadership training is what will determine the next stages of their careers.

Senior corporate managers, unit directors and vice presidents from any business function, looking to augment their leadership abilities and to learn new methods for moving their organizations forward toward sustainable, outstanding results. C-level executives, entrepreneurs and owners in mid-sized companies seeking ways to architect and transform their organizations to establish the kind of positive, performance-oriented culture required to maintain and ensure the future success of their businesses. Development professionals, consultants, public sector leaders and other decision makers who want to bring the methods and results of positive leadership to their clients, institutions, and stakeholders.

About the course

People are the heart and soul of all organizations, and as technology changes the world around us, business success will always need to effectively leverage their most valuable resource. Positive Psychology allows you to tap into human behavior and practice transformational leadership, taking your own performance - as well as that of your team – from a point of strength to a point of extraordinary performance. In the face of epic levels of change and an imperative to innovate, implementing positive leadership approaches in the way you lead will enhance your team’s happiness, wellbeing, and productivity—enabling your company to thrive in an increasingly competitive market landscape.

THE POSITIVE LEADERSHIP EXECUTIVE MASTER’S DEGREE Understanding human behavior has never been more crucial—especially when it comes to your workforce. As technology and globalization level the playing field, positive, talented, and engaged employees are key drivers of growth. To unlock their full potential and ensure sustainable high performance in a reality where career spans are lengthened and stress levels are rising, senior professionals need to lead holistically, focusing on the real drivers of engagement as they optimize their business strategy.

The Executive Master in Positive Leadership & Transformation is designed to help experienced leaders further improve their management skills, solving real-world challenges in the most efficient and sustainable way. Participants will learn how to use the power of positive psychology to change perspectives and behaviors, while strengthening their own decision-making, coaching, and business strategy capabilities.

The program will be taught by the sharpest, industry-leading experts. Across 12 months and three different locations, you’ll dive into team-building, leadership, and management activities, making for a collaborative and immersive learning experience.


IE’s part-time format allows you to continue advancing in your career while you study. With our flexible format, you can balance your classes and academic activities with your professional and personal life in an innovative and international environment. You’ll learn using IE’s Online Campus, a platform for everything from lectures to videoconferences, discussion forums, and chats with your classmates and group members. Connect anytime, from anywhere in the world, and tailor your schedule to your busy life. Combined with several face-to-face periods in our Madrid campus, this format is an accurate reflection of how modern global companies operate today.


Nick Van Dam

Dr. Nick van Dam is an internationally recognized thought leader, adviser, researcher, author, and speaker on learning innovations and leadership development. Nick has over 30 years of business experience as a former partner, Chief Learning Officer, HR Executive, and Client Advisor at McKinsey &a...

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