Leadership in an Age of Disruption

About the course

Short-term Professional Extension Program Abroad

Program Theme

The impacts of new technologies in Leadership Evolution.


Undergraduates and graduates.


Empower executives to analyze the impacts of new technologies in the development of business strategies of companies. Promote in the participants the reflection on the process of leadership evolution in organizations and the importance of the development of High-Performance teams for the success of the projects and business of companies.

Leadership in an Age of Disruption

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Free Business English module in California
  • Assistance and documents to obtain the American Visa

  • Academic Preparation and Logistics for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Professors are PhDs with vast professional experience at executive levels;
  • Participants will attend 2 mandatory company visits and can also attend an optional visit to the Port of Los Angeles;
  • Develop a strategic and innovative vision in Leadership;
  • Lead High Performance teams to success of projects and businesses.

Check the opinion of our former students

Testimonials from IBS Americas students who attended California State University, Northridge

July - 2022

Riya Ghelani

Leadership in an Age of Disruption

January - 2022

Fernanda Abril Flores Delgado

Leadership in an Age of Disruption


Exploring the impact of new technologies over the way we do business.

Digital-born startups and Digital Transformation of Traditional Companies; Emerging technologies and their influence on companies’ internal processes; New relationship company-client in the digital age. Business Cases and Company Visits.

Working on foundations of Leadership revisited by contemporary trends.

Personal and professional characteristics of a leader; Strategic Leadership in the Digital Era; Leading changes in traditional business; creating new business models in revolutionary startups. Business Cases and Company Visits.

Managing high performance teams in a global, digital workplace.

Team building and team management in the 21st century; new organizational structures for multi-task, multi-generation teams; improving productivity and life quality at work. Business Cases and Company Visits.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can request up to 2 changes in the program date without any extra cost. It is important that the request is submitted 60 days prior to the course starts.

Since the programs are 100% in English, to participate in the business-themed programs, the minimum level of English required is intermediate, and for the Business English courses at SUNY and ULV, the elementary level of English is fine.

The Advanced programs are designed for graduate students with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in their field of interest.

Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    Northridge - United States
  • Dates
    3 weeks (January or July)
  • Investment
    U$ 6.740 + Enrollment: U$ 90
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  • Program Profile
    Classes and company visits in a full-time basis
  • Workload
    80h classroom/activities/ company visits
  • Additional Activity
    Business English module included in the program with 27 hours of classes
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 30
  • Certification
    Certificate in Executive Management and Business English
  • Language
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