The Getty Leadership Institute (GLI) at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) provides educational opportunities designed to enhance the leadership of experienced museum professionals and strengthen institutional capabilities.

Executive Education for Museum Leaders
GLI 2019

The renowned Getty Leadership Institute for executive leaders is entering its 40th year. The program is designed to help experienced top-level executives become better leaders to strengthen their institutions’ capabilities and advance the field.

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Executive Education for the Next Generation of Museum Leaders
NextGen 2019

NextGen 2019 is a blended-learning experience for the museum field’s emerging top talent. The program is designed for mid-level staff with three to five years of museum management experience and extraordinary leadership potential as recognized by senior-level executives.

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The Getty Leadership Institute faculty comes from top ranking institutions including the USC Marshall School of Business and the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. We work with practitioners and leaders in the areas of audience engagement, development, and leadership.

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Alumni Testimonials

“Thank you to everyone. I really can’t tell you how much this experience meant to me. I came back really renewed in mind and spirit. I really loved every moment of this experience, the bus rides, the walks, the sessions, the assessments, the people!” – GLI 2018 Participant

“It’s one of the best things I’ve ever done professionally, and I have no doubt it will influence my work for years to come. Thank you!” – NextGen 2017 Participant

“GLI showed me the importance of looking at the value of my work beyond a single institution and it’s impact on society and the field at large.” – GLI 2016 Participant

“The way the GLI team had set up everything it allowed us to be able to take the best of everything – the arrangement and organization was incredible so we could focus 100%.” -GLI 2017 Participant