Advanced Management Program (AMP)
- Rethink your company's strategic possibilities in changing times
- Reframe your organizational roadmap to seize new opportunities
- Boost your leadership skills to lead large-scale organizational transformations
- Catapult your career to new heights
Advanced Management Program: 3 weeks to chart your new path ahead
Do you face the dual challenge of delivering profitability today AND propelling your organization on a new growth trajectory tomorrow? Constant shifts in technology, geopolitics, and customer behavior add to your complexity.
Your future looks like anything but business as usual. With time and resources always limited, what you must aim for are nonlinear, stepwise advances in strategy and leadership.
Advanced Management Program (AMP) empowers you and your teams to think broader and implement new ideas beyond conventional solutions.
You will become more tuned into what is happening in the world, and acquire the ability to seize upon fleeting opportunities inside and outside your organization.
Leave with concrete plans that will yield tangible results in the short term while seeding capabilities that are critical for the future.
Advanced Management Program: your learning journey
Week 1 – Develop your next big business idea
Explore the full range of strategic possibilities and new solutions available. The possibilities are tremendous. So let the experiences of leading innovators, visionaries and industry leaders guide you and spark fresh thinking, in which you grapple with a set of “what if?” scenarios. Tie in your strategy with leadership at 3 levels (personal, team and organization), working intensely on your personal leadership skills. Finish the week poised to test your next big business idea. High impact learning – Leadership retreat in the Swiss Alps
Week 2 – Test your idea in a strategy lab
Zoom from idea to reality: crystalizing, stress-testing, and gathering evidence for your big idea. Get wise. Know about the challenges that commonly trip up innovation and become savvy to reposition yourself accordingly. You’ll also strengthen your executive presence as a senior leader. Through training in small groups with professional actors, you’ll master new ways to communicate vision with passion and confidence. Peer coaching will bring about a deep change in the way you think, work and lead. End the week with tangible prototypes and mockups to take back to your business. High impact learning - Innovation @work: off-campus workshops with entrepreneurs and innovators
Week 3 – Scale up your initial success
How will you get teams and stakeholders to embrace your novel ideas? Discover exactly how – scaling up and building on your initial success and consolidating a concrete set of plans, commitments and implementation roadmaps. You’ll return to work with a broader leadership repertoire to bring on board all your stakeholders.
High impact learning – Reconnect with your workplace: jumpstart your new big idea
Who should attend
IMD's Advanced Management Program is for seasoned leaders, with proven general management experience, possibly overseeing multiple products or countries.
Your class is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways both during and beyond your classroom experience.
Is Advanced Management Program for me?
This general management course is ideal for you if you are a senior leader responsible for developing and executing strategies to make your business more successful. Your peers are generally business-unit, region, division, function or country leaders.
Come as a team
Join as a team for maximum impact. You’ll reformulate radically your company’s strategic possibilities and turbo-boost your team cohesion:
- Transform how you and your teams think, lead and work
- Build a deep, collaborative commitment to your company’s transformation ahead
- Position your business firmly for an exciting, successful future