Senior Leadership Program

Senior Leadership Program

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Start dateMay 18th, 2025
Duration4 months
LocationRiyadh, Madrid
Tuition Fees€18,900
Start dateMay 18th, 2025
Duration4 months
LocationRiyadh, Madrid
Tuition Fees€18,900


We live in a constantly changing world where economic, social, environmental and geopolitical uncertainties have reshaped our expectations of leadership. In today’s dynamic, interconnected business landscape, modern senior leaders must be visionary, adaptable and agile to confidently steer organizations toward growth.

Our Senior Leadership Program is designed for ambitious executives and senior professionals ready to build the knowledge, attitude and leadership skills required for success in the face of today’s challenges. In a uniquely international experience, this executive program promises to transform you into a high-performing senior leader adept at harnessing emerging technologies, anticipating the future and inspiring global, cross-cultural teams to realize optimal results.

Your program journey will begin at academy from stc in the fast-growing global business hub, Riyadh, for face-to-face sessions, which have been made possible by the IE Center for Leadership Development and Innovation in the Middle East. The Center was launched in a unique partnership between the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC) and IE University, and it is our first center outside Europe and the first of its kind in the region.

The Senior Leadership Program leverages a paradigm-changing methodology to turn leadership and innovation into impact in the C-suite. These are improvable competencies that, through our unique and practical methodology, you’ll sharpen and test in experiential simulations. And you’ll do it using the latest in immersive VR tech and interactive multimedia tools to accurately simulate the dilemmas the very top of the business world will throw at you.

This is a new era of leadership; one that embraces transformation, innovation and purpose. By completing this executive program, driven by our IE Leadership Academy standards, you’ll be well-equipped to ride the waves of uncertainty as you navigate a complex, shifting ecosystem. In the end, you’ll emerge ready to create resilient, forward-thinking organizations that set thebenchmark for leadership excellence in demanding times.

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May 18th - September 25th, 2025.

  • Module 1 - Face-to-face sessions Riyadh: May 18th - 21st, 2025. academy from stc.
  • Module 2 - Online sessions: June 3rd - September 16th, 2025
  • Module 3 - Face-to-face sessions Madrid: September 22nd - 25th, 2025


Residential periods:

  • Riyadh: Sunday to Wednesday
  • Madrid: Monday to Thursday


  • Develop foresight

    to align investment decisions with global business megatrends and manage reward risks accordingly.

  • Expand your influence

    and make your mark with stakeholders to drive impact and create greater value for your organization.

  • Become a high-performer

    who leverages the new models of leadership to re-energize teams, boost productivity and achieve shared goals.

  • Grow your global network

    among peers driving solutions in top-level roles across industries and sectors, and cement strategic partnerships for the future.


    with insights you can apply in the boardroom and beyond to immediate impact, thanks to a unique learning methodology and immersive technology that simulates the realities of a changing C-suite environment.



    by empowering your leadership through uniquely experiential learning and steering your organization toward growth.


    by participating in realistic simulations, workshops and roleplays that equip you to make an impact in an evolving business paradigm.


    to put you a unique environment with other C-suite leaders, where cooperation with global, cross-cultural teams will hone and perfect your advanced leadership skills.


    to become a C-suite leader with the holistic business vision, sharp foresight, strategy development and critical-thinking competencies your team needs.


    to ensure that you are not only prepared for the future of the business world—you’ve already experienced it.

Why is the Senior Leadership Program right for you?

  • 01.

    Inform your strategy with the latest insights

    Effective leadership isn’t just about tackling today's problems but seeing the challenges of the future—and making a plan to address them. The Senior Leadership Program will arm you with a deep understanding of the business landscape and give you the keys to influence and impact in your teams, organization and beyond.

  • 02.

    A result-oriented approach

    The Senior Leadership Program adopts a practical approach to learning that prioritizes results. Master strategies that will help you transform an organization’s purpose and mission statement into tangible, real-world outcomes while learning how to define, implement and monitor metrics that support your goals.

  • 03.

    Join a valuable global network

    In this program, you will study alongside like-minded peers with years of experience in different leadership roles. Consequently, you will accumulate unique perspectives and insights informed by real-world scenarios and gain effective strategies for long-term success.

  • 04.

    Guided by the experts

    At IE Business School, our faculty comprises seasoned practitioners and academics who are recognized as some of the best in the world. Immerse yourself in a vibrant ecosystem that celebrates rigor and excellence.

  • 05.

    One program, two locations

    Reignite your leadership career in Madrid, one of the fastest-growing financial hubs in Europe, and in the Saudi capital of Riyadh, considered by many as the next frontier of business.


    • ALUMNI

      As an IE alumni you are part of our community, and we want to support your passion for Lifelong Learning. Therefore, all IE alumni receive 25%* off tuition fees for all Executive Education programs.

      *Alumni from Intensive Programs (less than a week duration), Summer Schools or High Impact Online Programs will receive 15% off.

      Neither scholarship is compatible with other deductions.


      At IE, we are committed to encouraging companies to enroll teams of their employees. We believe this allows them to explore new perspectives together and speak a shared language of change.

      Companies that sign a Corporate Agreement are eligible for a 15% off the tuition fee for Executive Education programs for group of employees. Additional services and support may also be available for a Corporate Partner Agreement. Neither scholarship is compatible with other deductions.

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