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About the course
As CEO, general manager or senior executive, your company is looking to you for visionary leadership and excellence in execution. Our Advanced Management Program for senior management exposes you to the latest trends, ideas and concepts shaping global business. You will be challenged to reflect on your leadership. And, you will gain the knowledge, insight and mindset to drive and sustain competitive advantage.
We’ve innovated in our teaching methods, creating hybrid formats and new online tools, so that you’ll be able to safely keep learning from the start through to the end of the program, even if conditions change.
What will you learn?
The Advanced Management Program is a learning journey that addresses the knowledge, mindsets, skills and capabilities required to lead your enterprise to unprecedented levels of excellence.
Through open discussion with peers, debate, action-oriented activities, coaching and deep reflection, you will develop eight key competencies that will transform your leadership.
The key competencies of senior executive leadership
Identify and exploit opportunities for new products, new services or new markets. Know who to deploy when creativity is needed to solve problems.
Enhance your entrepreneurial faculties, spot the global trends and connect the dots to capitalizing on technology, resources and talent.
Improve your decision-making through deeper understanding of your broader competitive context and pan-organizational goals.
Drive change. Identify the levers and the key people to build impetus, and follow through on implementation.
Develop heightened empathy, self-awareness and emotional intelligence. Improve interpersonal skills to develop talent.
Negotiating and influencing
Lead complex negotiations to more effective outcomes. Align diverse resources and capabilities around enterprise-level objectives.
Translate complex problems into simple, meaningful explanations. Resolve crises, disputes or customer challenges. Build commitment around shared goals.
Inspire your teams to take the next steps towards growth. Drive better alignment, commitment and performance.
The Advanced Management Program provides cross-functional and multi-faceted perspectives on different domains to give you the broader, deeper vision of a senior management generalist.
You will explore leadership in the context of:
Building Entrepreneurial Ventures
How do firms manage creativity and structure ideas? Examine the venture process within the context of people, ideas and plans. Business Ethics Acquire the tools and strategies for managing fraud and corruption, preventing and resolving corporate scandals and understanding the opportunities presented by corporate social responsibility.
Competing in the Digital Age
Explore how the mobile space has transformed the global economy and chart the rise of the social web. Analyze the relevance of system obsolescence and IS strategy alignment.
You will explore the keys to successful boardroom governance processes and board dynamics.
Executive Decision Making and Analysis
Analyze the decision-making process and criteria, and the drivers behind decisions from effectiveness to sympathy and virtues. Deepen your understanding of databased decision making and examine how business and people interact.
Health and Well–being
You will have a unique opportunity to reflect on how your professional choices fit with your lifestyle. And you will be coached and supported to optimize your well-being and vitality to achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction and sustained performance.
Discover what it means to lead change, to lead towards excellence and to lead across cultures.
Markets and Marketing
Examine product and brand strategies within the context of a changing customer base. Review pricing to capture value, and the interaction of product, distribution and pricing.
Understand the dynamics of cooperative and competitive negotiations or “coopetition.” Take a deep dive into creative negotiation and conflict resolution.
Expand your understanding of the operational challenges facing your firm to achieve breakthrough service. And, you will acquire the knowledge and tools to optimize your services and operations management.
Strategy Definition and Implementation
Look at how to build competitive advantage based on industry analysis, positioning and sustainability. Review how companies successfully create and capture value and manage strategic change.
The Global Economy
Investigate the economic environment at the beginning of the 21st century, and analyze the open economy in the context of the balance of payments and the exchange rate. Delve into the anatomy of “bubbles” and financial crises.
Marc Sachon is a Professor in the Production, Technology and Operations Management Department. He has a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (MS&E) from Stanford University, an MBA from IESE, University of Navarra, and a Master''s in Aerospace Technology from the Univers...
Areas of Interest Brand creation Commercial strategies Distribution Launching new products Pricing José L. Nueno is a professor in the Marketing Department at IESE. He holds a Ph.D. in business administration (marketing) from Harvard University, an MBA from IESE and a degree in law from the Un...
Areas of Interest Strategy Execution Responsible Investing Fashion and Luxury Goods Industry Fabrizio Ferraro is Professor of Strategic Management at IESE Business School. He holds a PhD in Management from Stanford University. His research explores the emergence of responsible investing in mai...
Areas of Interest Cross-cultural management & cultural identities and competences Person-environment fit Leadership in multicultural teams Human resource management: selection and training issues Yih-teen Lee is Full Professor in the Department of Managing People in Organizations. He speci...
Areas of Interest Strategic management and Information Systems ICT-enabled innovation Organizational learning The impact of ICT on work-practices Technology-driven industry transformation Dr. Sandra Sieber is currently Full Professor and Head of the Department of Information Systems at IESE Bu...
Areas of Interest Institutional logics Social entrepreneurship Corporate governance Business ethics Leadership John Almandoz is an associate professor in the department of Managing People in Organizations. His background includes experience in actuarial consulting, corporate banking, and the m...
Areas of Interest Corporate governance Strategic management Globalization and International management Jordi Canals is professor of economics and strategic management and was Dean of IESE from 2001 until September 2016. Prof. Canals is a recognized scholar in the areas of corporate strategy, c...
Areas of Interest Innovation Strategy & Innovation Management Competitive and Corporate Strategy Bruno Cassiman (Ph.D. 1996, Northwestern University) is Professor of Strategy at the Strategic Management Department and holder of the Nissan Chair of Corporate Strategy and International Compe...
Areas of Interest Organizational Demography Incentive and Human Capital Structures in Organizations Management in Latin America Professions and Occupations in the Service Sector Incentive and Human Capital Structures in Organizations Professions and Occupations in the Service Sector Interorganiz...
Professor Eric Weber is associate dean of IESE Business School and professor of accounting and control. He is a member of both the Executive Committee of IESE and the Harvard Business School - IESE Advisory Committee. He has formerly served as the associate dean for the MBA program, as the associ...
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