Leading in the Digital Age

The changes underway in the world of work are constantly presenting new challenges for managers. Processes are becoming more and more complex, with leadership increasingly coming to mean fostering others, driving them forward and, at the same time, enabling and empowering them. In this module, the fourth of the program, you will learn what effective, successful leadership looks like in the digital age. You will contribute the challenges you currently face, develop suitable solutions and fill your leadership toolbox with the tools you need to lead in the digital world.

Key Facts
Leading in the Digital Age

November 29, 2021, 9 am until 5 pm
Program Fee
790 Euro (plus VAT)

Course Contents

  • Effective and responsible leadership in the digital world of work: Solutions and models from research
  • Convincing others and exerting influence, in theory and in practice
  • Reflecting on your own leadership challenges and developing solution approaches
  • Your personal leadership toolbox

Target Group

Anybody new in a leadership role or looking to add evidence based leadership tools to their repertoire


Your Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Ellen Schmid

Professor for Responsible Leadership

Ellen Schmid is Professor for Responsible Leadership at Munich Business School. As a doctorate in psychology, she teaches and researches on responsible leadership in the digital world, always at the interface between science and practice. After studying psychology, she was HR Business Partner at the European Research Center of General Electric before moving to TU Munich in 2011. There she has conducted research on leadership and focused on executive education. Most recently, she set up and managed the Center for Digital Leadership Development at the Technical University of Munich. In addition to her work in research and teaching, she works as a consultant for various companies.


Studienberater MBS: Julia Brotzki
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