Global Leadership and Strategy

Start your executive career faster! In this programme you will gain the experience, knowledge and skills necessary to become a strong executive.

About the program

1 year + 6 months Master thesis
Weekdays 6 pm to 9:15 pm
Masters of Business Management

Program benefits

Exclusive focus on developing global leadership and strategic competencies
Learning through practice
Personal coaching sessions
One-on-one mentoring by top executives
After 10 years of working internationally, I am returning to Lithuania with a goal to apply the best global practices to create strong foundations for future leaders. This programme is for pacesetters, problem-solvers and strategic minds, interested in making a difference in the world. It provides applied, hands-on learning experience from the best international lecturers, businesses and leaders.
Prof. dr. Vita Akstinaitė
Global Leadership and Strategy programme director

Program structure

1 semester
2 semester
3 semester

What will I learn?

You will lay a solid foundation in global leadership, immerse themselves in the knowledge of themselves as leaders, and begin to implement personal change to transition from followers to leaders
You will apply the acquired knowledge by learning to lead teams and creating a positive impact on organizations, developing strategic leadership competencies and creating digital transformations in organizations
You will strengthen your skills in project management, working with stakeholders, and begin to take a holistic view of the impact of organizational value on society

What will I learn?

You will further strengthen your leadership skills in finding solutions to complex leadership challenges and will provide a solid foundation in financial management, strategic decision-making, and research experience in international business
You will apply the acquired knowledge in developing a global business project, strengthening entrepreneurial, organizational, critical thinking and creativity skills
You will end the semester by starting to think about the master’s thesis and updating their knowledge of research methodology

What will I learn?

With the help of experts and a master's thesis supervisor, you will integrate the knowledge and skills you have already acquired by conducting a scientific study and contributing its results to the knowledge base within your field of research

What will I learn?

In what areas will I gain expertise after completing this program?

You will gain team leadership skills applicable to any industry
You will develop your personal leadership
You will be able to implement global strategies and organizational transformations
You will gain knowledge of strategic finance and global project management
I had been searching for a master’s program that would meet my needs for a long time, until I finally realized that Global Leadership and Strategy at ISM University was what I needed. This program improved my leadership and management skills a great deal. It was also important to me that I was able to combine studies with work.
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Opportunities to study abroad

Unique opportunity

Study your to Silicon valley, California

You will get to know the world's most famous companies, large corporations and startups

During the tour:

  • You will meet the world's most famous companies, large corporations and famous startups, who will share leadership and strategy knowledge with you
  • You will learn what leadership and strategy challenges arise during different business life cycles, how various companies have overcome these challenges, and what skills a manager needs at each stage of a company's life
  • During the visit, you will visit companies such as Google, eBay, 10 X Innovation Lab, DocuSign, Plug and Play TechCenter or Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
  • You will participate in various practical workshops, company presentations, events where you can make useful acquaintances with managers or representatives of various organizations.


When is it happening? In the first year of studies, during the spring semester.


Duration? 7 days


Who can participate? All students of the Global Leadership and Strategy program. This subject will be offered as one of two electives in the program.


The scope of the subject – 6 ECTS


This elective course will consist of three parts. During the visit, students will have to fill in a learning reflection journal and perform an analysis of personal progress (the assignment will make up 30% of the final grade), actively participate in the planned practical sessions (assignments will make up 20% of the final grade). After returning two weeks later, students will have to prepare an entrepreneurial strategy report (assignment will account for 30% of the final grade).


Price – 2000 EUR (transport costs in the Silicon Valley and transport for tourist activities on the weekend, accommodation, meals, fee for companies).


Important! The organizations and institutions visited may still change. The price of the study tour may still change. Tours will be held in groups of 10 students. Visits will be organized if the pandemic situation allows.

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Double degree program

Double degree with KEDGE Business School

Study in France, in one of the world's 1 percent of Triple Crown-accredited universities (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB).

How does this work? Selection to KEDGE Business School takes place in the third semester. After passing the selection, students have the opportunity to study at KEDGE Business School in France.


How much does it cost? No additional costs apply


How long does it take? 3 semesters


Is there an accommodation service? KEDGE Business School helps you find accommodation.


How will I benefit from this program? You will receive diplomas from two high schools almost at the same time. You will form an international circle of acquaintances. While studying abroad, you will broaden your horizons and be able to feel comfortable and work efficiently in a multicultural environment.


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Double degree program

About the program

Ką išmoksiu studijų metu?

1 year

  • Tobulinami viešųjų ryšių pagrindai
  • Susipažįstama su organizaciniais ir informacijos pateikimo publikai pagrindais
  • Įgyjamos būtinos teorinės žinios

2 year

  • Mokomasi kurti įvairaus pobūdžio vaizdo medžiagą
  • Gilinamos viešųju ryšių žinios
  • Susipažįstama su žiniasklaidos įtaka skaitmeniniam pasauliui

3 year

  • Mokomasi apie organizacijos plėtrą skatinančią prekės ženklo ir vartotojo ryšį
  • Susipažįstama su žmonių tarpusavio santykiais, padedančiais bendruomenėms augti
  • Sužinoma apie darbo santykius komunikacijos srityje, suteikiama galimybė apsilankyti vietinių verslų, valdžios ir žiniasklaidos institucijose

4 year

  • Mokomasi laikytis nustatytų reikalavimų
  • Išmokstama atpažinti propagandą ir manipuliaciją žiniasklaidoje
  • Atliekamas savarankiškas praktinės komunikacijos tyrimas, remiantis komunikacijos teorija

Ką išmoksiu studijų metu


Studentų atsiliepimai
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