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Carnegie Bosch Institute’s Global Leadership Executive Forum Recognized Among Top 10 with Leadership 500 Excellence Award

The Carnegie Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business has been recognized as a top 10 educational institution by the 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Awards presented by This year marks the 30th anniversary of the awards, which recognize exceptional programs and leadership initiatives, and includes institutions that develop leadership programs for other organizations.

“Leadership is an art that requires constant practice and focus to master. The educational institutions  recognized by the Leadership 500 Excellence Awards program significantly help firms grow and develop their leaders through some of the most impactful programs we have ever seen,” stated Debbie McGrath, CEO of

Carnegie Bosch Institute’s flagship program, the four-week Global Leadership, was the impetus for this award. A continuing education curriculum for mid- to senior-level managers, the Global Leadership Executive Forum develops skills necessary for successfully handling the complex challenges that face today’s organizational leaders. The program also enables executives to confidently impact the success of multinational companies in today’s increasingly global business environment.

“Since 1990, the Carnegie Bosch Institute has been a constructive and beneficial partner for Carnegie Mellon University and our business school toward enhancing the knowledge and performance of leaders in global organizations,” said Robert M. Dammon, dean of the Tepper School. “The programs that Carnegie Bosch Institute offers benefit from the involvement of faculty who are outstanding leaders in their respective fields. For all of the members of our school’s community who contribute to the success of these programs, I am pleased that has bestowed this honor.”

The award was presented during the 2014 Global Leadership Excellence Forum in Vail, Colo., and received in person by Sylvia Vogt, president of the Carnegie Bosch Institute and adjunct professor of management at the Tepper School.

“This recognition is an honor for the Carnegie Bosch Institute and the staff and faculty that make possible prominent educational programs like the Global Leadership Executive Forum,” Vogt said.  “We have repeatedly witnessed the wonderful improvements in the leadership skills of executives from around the world who have participated in this program, and it is great to have those successes substantiated in this manner.”

View the full list of award winners in the April issue of Leadership Excellence Essentials.