The Peter Drucker approach to leadership represents the highest level of excellence in management education and training.

Drawing from the Executive MBA curriculum of the Drucker School of Management and taught by the school’s distinguished faculty, this unique six-session program traces the principles of leadership through the arc of self-management to the organization’s role in society. Mixing the seminal works of the late Peter Drucker with state-of-the-art applications, this program leads executives and senior professionals through a series of interconnected readings, classroom discussions, and exercises that provide a solid foundation for leadership excellence. Conducted over two Saturdays and four weekday evenings, the program focuses on your personal and professional development, elevating your organization’s effectiveness using the Drucker approach.



FULL DAY 1: Mindfulness and Organizations
Profs. Bernie Jaworski (Co-Director), Katharina Pick (Co-Director), and Jeremy Hunter examine how to use Drucker’s self-management and current mindfulness strategies for personal, team, and organizational success.

EVENINGS 1 & 2: The Customer and Marketing Strategies
Profs. Jenny Darroch and Bernie Jaworski apply Drucker management principles to the practice and execution of customer- and market-driven strategies.

EVENINGS 3 & 4: Career Growth and Networked Leadership
Profs. Vijay Sathe and Jean Lipman-Blumen examine leadership as a strategic practice, illuminating personal and organizational questions for growth, revitalization, adaptation, and connective leadership.

FULL DAY 2: Design, Innovation, and Social Responsibility
Profs. Hideki Yamawaki and Katharina Pick discuss Drucker’s principles of innovation and how to design organizations to enable innovation and creativity. Profs. Bernie Jaworski and Vijay Sathe take an in-depth look at the intersections of organizational purpose and social responsibility and close the program with action steps for applying the Drucker Leadership Arc for your personal and professional growth.


Program Information

The program launches on Saturday, May 20, 2017, and ends on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Classes are divided between our Downtown Los Angeles classrooms at The Reef and our campus in Claremont. The course is designed to have a blended format with in-person meetings and online/synchronous content, thereby facilitating student participation from across the region.

Date Time Location
May 20
9:00 am – 5:00 pm CGU DTLA Location (The Reef)
May 23
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CGU DTLA Location (The Reef), Available online
May 25
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CGU DTLA Location (The Reef), Available online
May 30
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CGU Campus (Claremont), Available online
June 1
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm CGU Campus (Claremont), Available online
June 3
9:00 am – 5:00 pm CGU Campus (Claremont)

If you attend all sessions, you will receive a Drucker School of Management Certificate of Completion. You may also continue to pursue expertise in the Drucker approach to leadership through a variety of advanced certificate and graduate degree options, such as a Strategy Certificate or a Drucker Executive MBA.


Program at a Glance

Start Date
May 20, 2017

End Date
June 3, 2017

$495 for visiting students

Program Format

Claremont, CA | Los Angeles, CA | Online

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Andrew Henkes

Associate Director of Programs, Drucker School of Management
T: 909-607-7812