Organizations across sectors and industries have global ambitions to succeed in developing and implementing their global strategies. At the same time, they are facing opportunities and challenges in managing digital transformation. ‘Global’ and ‘Digital’ are now fully interconnected. This two-day workshop will offer a deep understanding of the leadership requirements for leveraging digital transformation in achieving global success. It will explain the concept of Global Mindset and its relevance to managers and organizations, especially those engaged in major digital transformation strategies. Participants will complete Thunderbird’s brand new scientifically designed Global Digital Mindset Inventory (GDMI). They will receive feedback on their own profile, and will develop action plans to improve it.


Key Benefits

  • Learn to lead and manage teams from different cultures and backgrounds with confidence.
  • Foster productive and inclusive workplaces where people from different cultures can collaborate effectively.


  • Gain cultural insights to tailor your strategies and programs for success in different countries and industries.
  • Develop trust-building techniques to establish strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.

Who Should Attend?


  • Experienced executives and global professionals in various business sectors, such as finance, technology, manufacturing, and retail.
  • Nonprofit leaders working on international development projects, humanitarian initiatives, or global advocacy efforts.
  • Government officials involved in international relations, diplomacy, or trade negotiations.
  • Educators working in international schools, universities, or educational organizations with global reach.
  • Health care professionals who work in international medical teams, global health organizations, or provide health care services to diverse populations.

Registration Information

Certificate Location Dates Type Cost Register
Global Mindset for Developing Leaders Jakarta April 25-26, 2024 Executive Certificate $1,500 Register


The program will use presentations, small group discussions, and interactive sessions to cover the following topics:

  • Challenges facing leaders in global roles 
  • Cultural differences around the globe
  • Examples of outstanding leadership worldwide 
  • Trust-building across countries 
  • Opportunities and challenges in digital transformation 
  • Unraveling the Global Digital Mindset
  • Pillars of the Global Digital Mindset
  • Strategies for Cultivating a Global Digital Mindset
  • Action planning for enhancing leaders’ Global Mindset in digital transformation


Mansour Javidan

Garvin Distinguished Professor and Executive Director of Najafi Global Mindset Institute

Why Thunderbird for Executive Education?

Thunderbird empowers global professionals to shape the changing landscapes impacting their enterprises by expanding and updating their future-ready skills and connecting them to a diverse network of global experts.

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