Locations

Programs in the US

Common Purpose delivers a range of leadership programs for individuals, organizations and universities, and customized programs for organizations.

Legacy Initiatives

Chicago200

Chicago200 convenes a diverse group of young leaders from across the Chicagoland area to address the question: "What will we make our city known for by its 200th Birthday?"

Boston401

Boston401 convenes a diverse group of leaders, aged 18-25, from across Boston to address the question: "What will the legacy of our generation be?”

Programs for students  

Global Leader Experiences: Home

Develop Cultural Intelligence as part of a diverse, multi-disciplinary, international group. Go off campus to tackle a global challenge in your city.

Global Leader Experiences: Abroad

We take students abroad, immersing them in a major city to tackle a global challenge. Students get beneath the surface of the city and develop CQ in the process.

Programs for emerging leaders 

The streetwise mba®

A program for inclusive leaders: to lead diverse teams, serve diverse customers and work with diverse stakeholders. 

Programs for senior leaders

January

An experiential global leadership program for senior leaders from business, governments and social sectors across the world as they transition to become global leaders – at work and in society.

Our work with organizations

Customized programs

Common Purpose works with over 1,000 organizations each year. We develop leaders who can cross boundaries at every level of an organization. Find out more about customized programs.

CQ Accelerator

The CQ Accelerator is an experiential online leadership program designed to grow the Cultural Intelligence (CQ) of your organization as a whole.