Fulbright Scholar Program

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Leadership and Business – Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teaching Master-level courses:

UPM believes in the importance of improving students’ leadership skills, with an emphasis on strategic leadership and business acumen.

Specific teaching assignments will be agreed upon between the university and the Lecturer, with a particular focus on the following subjects:

  • Understanding customer needs
  • Strategic analysis of business decisions
  • Business development
  • Financial skills
  • Digital business
  • Digital marketing
  • Leadership 
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Change management
  • Complex business systems
  • Foreign trade techniques
  • International corporate finance

All subjects will be taught in Master’s programs or executive education under the umbrella of the Leadership and Technology Center at the UPM.

The Lecturer will have the opportunity to deliver some guest lectures for courses pertaining to the Master’s degrees in his or her area of expertise and/or seminars for Ph.D. students.

Professors will teach an average of four hours per week.


The Lecturer will be invited to present his/her research in seminars and to attend research seminars led by UPM professors. It is expected that the Lecturer will have opportunities for research collaboration with UPM faculty.

Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

September to December, 2021, or mid-January to mid-May, 2022


CAIT/ UPM Business School

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Paseo de Juan XXIII nº11 (28040 Madrid)

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Strategic Leadership

Special Features

UPM sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits, offers logistical assistance in finding housing and school(s) for dependent children, if necessary. A contact will be available to help the scholar adapt to the university.

The scholar will be granted access to all digital resources available at UPM.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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