• Personal transformation
  • Blended format
  • Cross-industry sharing
  • Delivered by expert professor
  • Harvard case study method

Main emphasis

  • Relevant leadership foundations
  • Blended format
  • Off and online interaction
  • Inputs from industry leaders
  • Diverse methodologies

Academic Modules

New ways of seeing, thinking and acting

The Programme combines the Harvard case method, Socratic dialogue, and peer-coaching. Professor-led sessions will be followed by a peer coaching process facilitated by Lismullin.

1. Self-leadership

  • Knowing yourself
  • Finding your purpose
  • Managing your emotions
  • Defining success

2. Leading one-on-one

  • Power and influence
  • Motivation
  • Persuasion
  • Conversations: developing and problem-solving

3. Leading teams

  • Creating alignment
  • Fostering engagement
  • Creating accountability
  • Building cohesion
  • Plus - Leadership challenge: each participant presents a professional challenge they have and requests the advice of other participants to solve / deal with it & peer-coaching


Carlos Rodríguez is a professor of leadership at IESE Business School, which the Financial Times ranked as the Number 1 in the world for executive education programmes and for custom programmes for six consecutive years (2015-20). It is currently delivering Enterprise Ireland’s “Leadership 4 Growth Programme”. The Economist ranked IESE Number 1 in the world for the MBA programme in 2021.

Carlos has a PhD in organisational behaviour from Stanford University in California, and a PhD in philosophy from the University of Navarre in Spain. He has taught and advised companies extensively in four continents. He is married and father to eight children.