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Iacocca Institute

T he Iacocca Institute at Lehigh University provides innovative leadership, applied management and cross-cultural learning experiences.

Our primary mission is to improve leadership and entrepreneurship skills, to enhance business and industry knowledge and to demonstrate the positive impact of culture and diversity in an organizational setting.
    Iacocca Institute Programs:

  • Build global networks
  • Develop new best practices
  • Cultivate professional skills
  • Explore cultural diversity
  • Empower leadership in individuals and with organizations


In 1988, in partnership with alumni and automotive icon Lee A. Iacocca (class of 1945), Lehigh University established the Iacocca Institute on its Mountaintop campus. More...
Lee Iacocca
The idea for the Iacocca Institute at Lehigh University emerged from the questions, ‘How do you go about building global leadership? How do you demonstrate to people from different worlds that their commonalities are greater than their differences?’
Lee Iacocca