Yale School of Management Executive Education - Leading Through a Global Crisis

7 weeks
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate
New Haven

About this program

Yale School of Management Executive Education - Leading Through Crisis

Change your mindset and develop an effective intellectual tool kit to better prepare for, respond to, and learn from major global crises.

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Yale University.

These are turbulent times. From political shocks, to growing concerns over the economy and climate, to the earth-shattering impact of COVID-19, the past half-decade has played host to uncertainty on an unparalleled scale. Despite this, research suggests that more than two-thirds of executives feel that their organization is not well-prepared to deal with a crisis event.

Change the way you think about crises on the Leading Through Crisis online program from the Yale School of Management Executive Education. Over seven weeks, youll gain an intellectual tool kit for understanding, preparing for, and responding to major events. Analyzing a diverse range of crisis responses with relevance between sectors, youll gain a better understanding of what successful leadership and communication entails in the face of catastrophe. Develop your capacity to prepare for unforeseen events with world-class guidance from Program Convener Jeffrey E Garten and leading international industry experts, and walk away with an enhanced perspective as part of a network of global professionals.

Admission requirements

Is this program for you?

This program is designed for any professional interested in handling a crisis effectively, whether it be a minor ruction within their team, a large organizational issue, or a major catastrophe on an international scale. Those who already work within crisis response, such as consultants and risk analysts, emergency and security management specialists, and directors of risk management will find useful frameworks for enhancing their current role performance and enabling future growth. Business leaders such as HR, PR, and health and safety managers, senior managers, and C-suite executives will also benefit from world-class insights to better prepare their organizations for future crises. All program participants will unlock key learnings that are applicable across industries, including the private and public or non-profit spheres.

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Program content

Program curriculum

Change your mindset and develop your ability to prepare for crises and catastrophes as you work through the weekly modules of this online program.

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

Why study catastrophes?

Module 2

National emergency management systems

Module 3

The global humanitarian arena

Module 4

High-tech disasters

Module 5

Global financial crises

Module 6

Public health crises

Module 7

Leading through the next major crisis

Program delivery


  • 7 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 6–8 hours per week Self-paced learning online


Total Tuition Fee :£1830


About the certificate

Get recognized for your knowledge when you earn an official certificate of participation from the Yale SOM Executive Education.Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with a certificate, youll need to meet the requirements outlined in the program handbook. The handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin the program.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements.

What will set you apart

On completion of this course, youll walk away with:

  • An enhanced intellectual tool kit for thinking strategically about potential crises.
  • Expert insights into past successes and failures, helping you plan for and respond to future crises.
  • A clear understanding of what constitutes effective decision-making in times of crisis, enabling you to lead through uncertainty.
  • Real-world case studies from multiple countries to unpack universal concepts and their common applications across and between sectors.
  • Access to the exclusive Yale School of Management Executive Education group on LinkedIn.

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165 Whitney Ave
06511 New Haven Connecticut
United States of America (USA)


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