Leading People Globally

Nanyang MBA students discussing on a project

Leading People Globally aims to give you both theoretical and practical understanding of what is required to lead people in organisations, whether in Asia or globally, where cultures and practices may be similar or differ.

Through a combination of lectures, activities, and case studies that will engage you in real-world learning and application, this leadership-focused course builds awareness and skills in four key areas:


Gain insights about your own leadership competencies, identifying your strengths and areas for further growth. With these insights, you will be able to increase your own individual performance and develop the necessary skills to motivate your team members to do the same to achieve organisational goals.


Understand basic principles and frameworks of negotiation and build skills that will equip you to manage negotiations more effectively, whether in a professional or personal setting.

Talent Management

Gain a deeper understanding of talent management from an organisation’s perspective and how HR processes can be geared towards the execution of business strategy.

Cultural Intelligence

In today’s global economy, it’s important to be able to communicate and cooperate effectively cross-culturally. With insights from Nanyang Business School’s Centre for Leadership and Cultural Intelligence (CLCI), the world’s first research institute on cultural intelligence, enhance your awareness of the influence of culture in the business environment in terms of values, customs, and communications styles