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  • Strategic Design for Global Leadership (MS)

    GEMS Curriculum
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    Melissa Rancourt
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    Associate Director of Admission
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  • Designed for Global Executives 

    Developed specifically for seasoned executives and entrepreneurs, the 18-month, 36-credit Master of Science in Strategic Design for Global Leadership at Parsons Executive Education, the #1 design school in the United States, provides innovative professionals with the tools they need to elevate their business leadership skills. The program helps them develop the vision and expertise necessary for mastering the ever-evolving challenges of the global business economy while continuing to work at their jobs.

    Learn more about the MS in Strategic Design for Global Leadership 

    Bringing together design thinking, management, and applied social sciences, the program exposes students to sophisticated real-world perspectives on business, operations, sustainability, leadership, entrepreneurship, design innovation, and design research. Over the course of 18 months, a select group of diverse professionals engage in both on-site weekend residencies at Parsons Paris and in New York City and Asia and virtual collaborative learning that accommodates busy professionals living anywhere around the world. Graduates emerge as creative leaders who are ready to employ design as a key business and problem-solving tool.

    Application Deadline

    The upcoming program term begins the first week of July 2023. The application priority deadline is December 15, 2022. Applications received after December 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis as long as space is available.

    Visit Parsons Executive Education to learn more about the MS in Strategic Design for Global Leadership program curriculum, application process, tuition and fees, and more.

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