I have found that relationships are improved and people are less defensive and more receptive to my opinions and ideas. In this way, I have already become a much more effective leader.

Student, Executive Education leadership essentials program

In an increasingly changing world, executives and managers find themselves challenged on a daily basis. Constant change requires the ability to adapt, lead and maintain a vision based on common values and desired results. Leading diverse teams and creating agile organizations is yet another challenge.

NYU Abu Dhabi is uniquely positioned to support the development efforts that organizations need to meet these challenges. NYUAD is capable of creating the environment where we optimize knowledge transfer with a world class curriculum delivered within a common development platform. NYU Abu Dhabi, located at a new crossroads of the world, enriched by the intellectual vitality and research opportunities of a new world-class research institute, and benefiting from an active connection to NYU New York and other NYU global sites, provides the finest educational opportunity in the world for professional development.

We support the objectives of the UAE National Charter 2021 and the Abu Dhabi Plan for 2030, with transformational programs that focus on executive development in areas such as leadership, operational excellence, economics, innovation and intrapreneurship, global policy making, culture and the arts, healthcare, and education, among others.