Executive Master in Positive Leadership & Transformation

Transforming professionals and leaders, enabling them to optimize teams, drive impact and build performance for life.
Executive Master in Positive Leadership & Transformation

People are the heart and soul of all organizations, and as technology changes the world around us, business success will always need to effectively leverage their most valuable resource. Positive Psychology allows you to tap into human behavior and practice transformational leadership, taking your own performance - as well as that of your team – from a point of strength to a point of extraordinary performance. In the face of epic levels of change and an imperative to innovate, implementing positive leadership approaches in the way you lead will enhance your team’s happiness, wellbeing, and productivity—enabling your company to thrive in an increasingly competitive market landscape.

Career World
Iceland, Segovia and Madrid
Start date
1 year


This is a University Private Degree from IE Universidad*, and taught in IE School of Human Sciences & Technology. More Information on what earning a University Private Degree from IE Universidad entails.

*IE Universidad is a University officially recognized by the Spanish education authorities, allowed to grant both University Official Degrees (Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees), which are specifically regulated and accredited by Spanish Ministry of Education and University Private Degrees (Master), that are specifically designed by the University towards the professional application of their studies and the constant update of higher education, preserving the educational standards of excellence of IE. Both types of degrees are equally backed by the rigor and prestige of IE University.

Driving performance with positive leadership

Learn how to harness the power of positive leadership and boost employee engagement and business impact when faced with innovative change.

Practical results

Use expert knowledge to help your team to flourish, tackle real-world challenges with a positive outlook, and achieve exceptional results.

Maximize your strengths

Develop your ability to execute a successful business strategy in the fast-paced and ever-changing world of business.

Sustainable performance

Cultivate a positive, inspirational, and supportive work environment that nurtures individual and team performance and growth.

Take your organization to the next level

Put your knowledge into practice and improve the overall efficiency and performance of your company.

Our Program Directors

ProfileNick van Dam

Professor, Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Transformation

Academic Co-Director, Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Transformation, IE School of Human, Science & Technology

ProfileJuan Humberto Young

Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Transformation

Academic Co-Director, Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Transformation, IE School of Human, Science & Technology
MBSAT Training, The MBSAT Group
Partner, Podag-Positive Organizational Design, AG

Why the Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Transformation?

The impact of positive-to-negative interaction ratios

Scientists have explored the effect positive-to-negative interaction ratios have in our work and personal life, and have found that it can be used to predict—with remarkable accuracy—everything from workplace performance to divorce. (Gallup)

Happy people statistically make companies thrive

Happy employees have 31% higher productivity on average. Their sales are 37% higher and their creativity is 3x higher. (Harvard Business Review)

Be proactive in up-skilling

Stay ahead of change

Careers in management consultancy are expected to increase by 22% by 2020. Forward-thinking leaders are in high demand. (US Department of Labor)

  • Driving a positive, high-performing culture requires more than words. After all, everyone has a mission statement, but only the great organizations also have people who are on a mission.

    Jon Gordon


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