IMAGINE...

… a leadership advisory team that quickly grasps your vision and creates innovative, effective programs and solutions to bring that vision to life.

workshops, coaching and assessment experiences that are both business driven and rooted in proven, industry-leading leadership development strategies.

a “one-stop“ solution to your leadership needs that actually delivers on the promise of ease of communication, reliability and integrated support.

At Columbia Leadership Group, we share your passion for making a positive impact in the world through business + talent.

We see our work together as a dynamic partnership that results in a win-win-win outcome for you, us and your end customers.

Our company was born out of the passion and expertise of our founder Michael Ireland who saw the need for an organization that combines cutting-edge research similar to those of top business schools with the speed, flexibility and customer orientation of a premier boutique consulting firm.
IMAGINE...

… a leadership advisory team that quickly grasps your vision and creates innovative, effective programs and solutions to bring that vision to life.

workshops, coaching and assessment experiences that are both business driven and rooted in proven, industry-leading leadership development strategies.

a “one-stop“ solution to your leadership needs that actually delivers on the promise of ease of communication, reliability and integrated support.

At Columbia Leadership Group, we share your passion for making a positive impact in the world through business + talent.

We see our work together as a dynamic partnership that results in a win-win-win outcome for you, us and your end customers.

Our company was born out of the passion and expertise of our co-founders, Michael Ireland and Nicolas Bardoukas, who saw the need for an organization that combines cutting-edge research similar to those of top business schools with the speed, flexibility and customer orientation of a premier boutique consulting firm.
Mission. Vision. Values.
MISSION
Our mission is to build strategic capabilities in leaders, teams, and organizations so they adapt and thrive, while driving profit impact now and in the future.
VISION
Our vision is to be the preeminent capability-building global leadership development consulting firm, to grow sustainably and keep true to our values, while creating lasting, positive impact and momentum for a growing number of organizations we serve.
VALUES
True Partnering

We build real partnerships by working closely with our clients through every step of the process to yield powerful results.
Excellence

We are always striving for excellence and challenge ourselves to learn and improve incessantly.
Integration

We strive for more than just a healthy and sustainable balance in our work. We’re about going beyond “versus” to achieve “and” in all we do: proven and innovative, people and numbers, leading and management, short-term and long-term or strategy and operations.
Focus on Client‘s Needs

We’re unwavering in our focus on our clients needs and wants. Everything we say, do and create serves the client’s agenda.
Integrity

We behave as true professionals, always demonstrating respect and appreciation for the opportunity to work together.
Positive Perspective

Our work is grounded in the belief that the most powerful and transformative insights and changes often occur during the toughest times. Where others see challenge and scarcity, we see opportunity and promote resourcefulness. Our work is uplifting while grounded in reality.
Social Responsibility

We take responsibility for the individuals, teams and organizations we develop and are mindful of the impact they have on others. We seek out opportunities to build capabilities in underserved settings.
Passion

We’re passionate about our work and our clients’ objectives. We’re authentic and infuse others with the energy needed to overcome the barriers to change and success.
Diversity

We welcome and promote diversity to unleash the best perspectives and thoughts. We strategically leverage diversity in our work.
Mission. Vision. Values.
MISSION
Our mission is to build strategic capabilities in leaders, teams, and organizations so they adapt and thrive, while driving profit impact now and in the future.
VISION
Our vision is to be the preeminent capability-building global leadership development consulting firm, to grow sustainably and keep true to our values, while creating lasting, positive impact and momentum for a growing number of organizations we serve.
VALUES
True Partnering

We build real partnerships by working closely with our clients through every step of the process to yield powerful results.
Excellence

We are always striving for excellence and challenge ourselves to learn and improve incessantly.
Integration

We strive for more than just a healthy and sustainable balance in our work. We’re about going beyond “versus” to achieve “and” in all we do: proven and innovative, people and numbers, leading and management, short-term and long-term or strategy and operations.
Focus on Client‘s Needs

We’re unwavering in our focus on our clients needs and wants. Everything we say, do and create serves the client’s agenda.
Integrity

We behave as true professionals, always demonstrating respect and appreciation for the opportunity to work together.
Positive Perspective

Our work is grounded in the belief that the most powerful and transformative insights and changes often occur during the toughest times. Where others see challenge and scarcity, we see opportunity and promote resourcefulness. Our work is uplifting while grounded in reality.
Social Responsibility

We take responsibility for the individuals, teams and organizations we develop and are mindful of the impact they have on others. We seek out opportunities to build capabilities in underserved settings.
Passion

We’re passionate about our work and our clients’ objectives. We’re authentic and infuse others with the energy needed to overcome the barriers to change and success.
Diversity

We welcome and promote diversity to unleash the best perspectives and thoughts. We strategically leverage diversity in our work.
Who We Are

Michael Ireland

Michael Ireland works with senior leaders to seize market opportunities and overcome their most pressing business challenges by developing their organizations, teams, and leaders.
  • Former National Director (Chief Learning Officer), Deloitte’s Financial Services business
  • Coached over a 1000 professionals at JP Morgan Chase 
  • Organizational Behavior & Change Faculty at New York University for 10+ years 
  • Doctoral Candidate in Leadership & Adult Learning at Columbia University 
  • Master’s degrees in Organization & Leadership and Counseling Psychology from Columbia University 
  • Expertise in: strategy implementation, leadership development, top team effectiveness, change and transformation, building coached organizations, leading globally, peer-learning, competencies, performance management, diversity & inclusion
Our team includes 100+ leading strategy, leadership and talent experts around the world, helping us bring our clients the latest thinking, research and frameworks to help address their challenges.
Who We Are

Michael Ireland

Michael Ireland works with senior leaders to seize market opportunities and overcome their most pressing business challenges by developing their organizations, teams, and leaders.
  • Former National Director (Chief Learning Officer), Deloitte’s Financial Services business
  • Coached over a 1000 professionals at JP Morgan Chase 
  • Organizational Behavior & Change Faculty at New York University for 10+ years 
  • Doctoral Candidate in Leadership & Adult Learning at Columbia University 
  • Master’s degrees in Organization & Leadership and Counseling Psychology from Columbia University 
  • Expertise in: strategy implementation, leadership development, top team effectiveness, change and transformation, building coached organizations, leading globally, peer-learning, competencies, performance management, diversity & inclusion

Nicolas Bardoukas

Nicolas Bardoukas advises organizations, teams and individuals on how to leverage their most critical challenges and opportunities to adapt and thrive in times of rapid change and uncertainty.
  • Columbia Business School-certified Executive Coach
  • Master’s degree in Organization & Leadership from Columbia University
  • Business & Psychology degrees from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia & SRH University Heidelberg, Germany
  • Professional experience: Mercedes-Benz and Samsung in Leadership Development, Organization Development and HR
  • Raised bi-culturally, lived and worked on 4 continents and traveled to over 50 countries
  • Expertise in: Innovation Audit, Adaptive Intelligence, Leading Change, Dynamic Strategy, Adaptive Enterprise, Development Center & Assessment Center, Executive Coaching, 360° Feedback
  • Book under development: Adaptive Intelligence: Leveraging Change and Adversity for Performance and Fulfillment
Our team includes 100+ leading strategy, leadership and talent experts around the world, helping us bring our clients the latest thinking, research and frameworks to help address their challenges.
Our Story
Our Story
Global Reach
We have offices located in New York (HQ), Miami, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Riyadh and Singapore
Our trusted experts are around the world.
Associate Locations: Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Mexico City, Panama City, Bogota, Lima, Sao Paulo, Rio, Buenos Aires, Stockholm, London, Dublin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Bucharest, Moscow, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Santiago de Chile, Basel, Zurich, Munich, Heidelberg, Milan, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Istanbul, Dubai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Tokyo, Sydney
Global Reach
We have offices located in New York (HQ), Miami, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Riyadh and Singapore
Our trusted experts are around the world.
Associate Locations: Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Mexico City, Panama City, Bogota, Lima, Sao Paulo, Rio, Buenos Aires, Stockholm, London, Dublin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Bucharest, Moscow, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Santiago de Chile, Basel, Zurich, Munich, Heidelberg, Milan, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Istanbul, Dubai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Tokyo, Sydney
Careers
We teach our clients use strategy & leadership roadmaps to drive their organizations better.

If you share our vision for delivering business results by accelerating strategy and building superior leaders, we’d like to hear from you.

Contact us at info@columbia-leadership.com
Careers
We teach our clients use strategy & leadership roadmaps to drive their organizations better.

If you share our vision for delivering business results by accelerating strategy and building superior leaders, we’d like to hear from you.

Contact us at info@columbia-leadership.com
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