Advanced Leadership Program for Asian-American Executives

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Advanced Leadership Program for Asian-American Executives

Develop global leadership skills to advance your career as we close the gap in effective training for high-achieving Asian-American executives.

Curriculum. Confidence. Connections. Community. In six intense days, you’ll learn global business leadership skills from Stanford GSB faculty. You’ll meet successful Asian-American leaders and hear how they have overcome obstacles.

​You’ll have a unique opportunity to build a strong community based on shared experiences, and develop a personal action plan to transform classroom learning into personal and professional success.

Stanford’s Advanced Leadership Program for Asian-American Executives is the first of its kind to address the gap in effective training for high-achieving Asian-American executives.

Learn how to lead cross-functional teams to compete for tomorrow’s global assignments. Develop personal strategies for building power and influence. Recognize Asian and Western cultural biases and competencies. And find out how to get more of what you want.

Key Benefits

Gain the skills, confidence, and connections you need to succeed personally and professionally.
  • Advance your career in a world in which very few Asian-Americans hold senior leadership positions.
  • Achieve better results through more effective use of influence, negotiations, and communications.
  • Learn how to lead in dynamic and uncertain competitive environments.
  • Manage cross-functional teams to succeed on a global scale.
  • Build professional and personal relationships with peers who face similar challenges and opportunities.
  • Connect with a vital network of professionals through access to guest speakers from Fortune 500 companies and our partnership with Ascend and Asia Society.

Who Should Attend

  • Executives of Asian ancestry with 10 to 15 years of professional experience in U.S. or global companies, from a wide range of industries

06 Aug 2017 – 11 Aug 2017


In-person|Stanford GSB


23 Jun 2017

Program Fee

US $12,500

The program fee includes tuition, private accommodations, all meals, and course materials.


​Certificate of completion


Fiona Taft
Associate Director of Programs
Executive Education
​Video Introduction
byStanford Graduate School of Business
​Get an inside look at this unique personal leadership program for Asian-American executives, and hear how it has transformed the lives and careers of past participants.

Learn More About the Program


Explore our carefully designed curriculum, and go deeper with select course descriptions or a sample schedule.

Application Requirements

Review all eligibility requirements, and learn about the application process.

Participant Profile

Learn more about our past participants, and find out if the program is right for you.

Faculty Leadership

Seungjin Whang
The Jagdeep and Roshni Singh Professor of Operations, Information & Technology
  • Director, Advanced Leadership Program for Asian-American Executives
  • Co-Director, Stanford-NUS Executive Program in International Management

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