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 2018

The renowned Getty Leadership Institute for executive leaders is entering its 39th 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 2018

NextGen 2018 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

“GLI 2016 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.” – Seb Chan, GLI 2016

“I loved the blended learning experience. It gave me the opportunity to read and think more critically about things on my time.” – Sarah Dobbin, NextGen 2016

“GLI 2016 was absolutely critical in re-setting my attitudes and expectations towards my leadership development, my institution and my future.” – Marilu Knode, GLI 2016

“NextGen has given my the tools to help tackle problems, to be comfortable with ambiguity, and to work together with my team – to build confidence together and to think about the problems that really matter.” – Chad Alligood, NextGen 2016