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Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performance Executives

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Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performance Executives

Hone your interpersonal skills and transition from being a good leader to a remarkable leader in six emotionally charged, academically rigorous days.

Immersive. Experiential. Insightful. Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performance Executives delivers a highly personalized learning experience with the ultimate goal of creating more productive professional relationships.

The program includes lectures from the Stanford faculty who pioneered and developed the course and “T-group” sessions in which small, intimate groups of 12 experience personalized facilitation from Stanford faculty and executive coaches.

Held in Santa Cruz, California, with views of the Pacific Ocean, this program is the only one we offer that takes place at an off-campus retreat where you can disconnect, talk openly, and reach beyond your comfort zone. With other senior executives in your T-groups, you’ll learn through experiential-based activities and improve your abilities to authentically engage, communicate, and influence.

It’s truly a unique opportunity to hone the essential soft skills needed to ascend the corporate ladder and transition from being a good leader to being a remarkable one.

Key Benefits

See how your individual behavior affects others in real time, practice leadership skills with peer feedback, and learn to connect across differences.
  • Assess and develop your personal style and behavior to engage with a wider range of constituents for more effective leadership.
  • Learn to give and receive constructive feedback to strengthen performance and relationships.
  • Engage in more productive interpersonal exchanges.
  • Develop greater self-awareness to become a more effective and authentic leader.
  • Learn practical skills to help improve your emotional intelligence.
  • Apply program learnings to your specific work situation, and commit to a set of concrete implementation goals.

Who Should Attend

  • Senior-level executives and general managers with at least seven years of management experience — from any industry, any size organization, and any functional area
  • High-potential executives and leaders who have recently ascended into powerful leadership roles

25 Jun 2017 – 30 Jun 2017


In-person|Santa Cruz, CA


12 May 2017

Program Fee

US $15,500

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


Certificate of completion


Shalini Bhatia
Director of Programs
Executive Education
Video Introduction
byStanford Graduate School of Business
Meet faculty director Carole Robin, and discover what it takes to be an authentic leader and hone the essential interpersonal soft skills you need for success.

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.
The program takes place at an off-campus retreat where you can disconnect, talk openly, and reach beyond your comfort zone.

Faculty Leadership

Carole Robin
The Dorothy J. King Lecturer in Leadership
  • Director, Interpersonal Dynamics for High-Performance Executives

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