Programa de Alta Dirección para Líderes de las Américas | IESE Business School

The Programa de Alta Dirección de Empresa de las Américas is a learning experience that delivers the knowledge, skills and capabilities specific to business in Latin America – the tools you need to lead your company to new levels of excellence.

Through open discussion with trusted peers, faculty-led debate, action-oriented activities, coaching and deep reflection, you will develop a number of core competencies that will transform the way you lead.


Integrative thinking

Develop a clear view of the future of your company and set its long-term direction in the global competitive context.

Innovation mind-set

Enhance your entrepreneurial faculties, spot the global trends and connect the dots to capitalizing on technology, resources and talent.

Decision analysis

Make swift decisions with incomplete knowledge and in uncertain environments, melding your big picture vision with your executive team’s expertise.

Change competency

Be a driver of change. Identify, select and build the macro-framework and change agents to build better processes and systems.

Negotiating and influencing

Interact with a broad spectrum of stakeholders with deftness and versatility.


Articulate your company’s vision, its values and its mission – setting an example and becoming a source of inspiration.

Self management

With a heightened sense of humility, be better attuned to listening and learning from what is happening in the global environment.


Balance the needs of your different stakeholders to drive your organization in one direction, building a legacy that will allow your business to thrive for decades to come.


The PADLA follows a practical methodology with analysis of business cases, class debates and distinguished guest speakers from the worlds of business and academia.

  • Context

    • Future global tendencies
    • Risk analysis
    • Opportunities in Latin America
    • Innovation and change management

  • Organization

    • Business model
    • Corporate governance and legal responsibilities
    • Financing projects in emerging markets
    • Strategic digital marketing
    • Commercial leadership
    • Client-oriented organization

  • Team

    • Multicultural, virtual and creative teams
    • Professional network


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Get in touch with us today and share your questions.

Programa de Alta Dirección para Líderes de les Américas, PADLA

  • Stefania Randazzo

  • IESE New York

  • (+1) 646 346 8825

  • srandazzo@iese.edu

  • 165 W. 57th Street

  • New York, NY 10019-2201