Executive School of Management, Technology and Law

Building Sustainable Strategies

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About the course

Your ability to handle strategic issues confidently and professionally under dynamic and complex market and competitive conditions has a lasting impact on the success of your venture. In highly dynamic and contested markets a professionally managed strategic process forms an important foundation for achieving company objectives. Entrepreneurial success is ultimately the result of the chosen strategy and its systematic implementation. That is why well-founded knowledge is indispensible for managers with responsibility for strategy!

Programme Benefits

  • Initiate strategic processes, analyze the environment and align your key expertise to sustained potential.
  • Select the right growth strategy, based on a clear analysis of the internal and external factors.
  • Skillfully initiate change processes, advance them and bring them to a professional conclusion.
  • Utilize established strategic tools to introduce clear target systems and promote strategy implementation.
  • Build innovative business models and proactively reshape the value chain

Course Structure

This short program includes the following components:

E-Learning with E-Mentoring as preparation for the on-campus module. The E-Learning starts approx. 5-6 weeks prior to the module and the time expenditure amounts to approx. 36 hours.

On-campus module in St. Gallen: * December 04-06, 2019 : Building Sustainable Strategies

Content & Faculty

Strategic Management

  • Initiate strategies
  • Utilize strategic tools

Positioning & Competition

  • Strategic, normative framework
  • Business & corporate strategy

Business Models & Change

  • Reshape the value chain
  • Managing strategic change

Who should attend

This short program is aimed at all management personnel who are responsible for positioning or are involved in important decision-making processes.

Trust the experts

Tomi Laamanen

Chaired Professor for Strategic Management, Director, Institute of Management of St. Gallen University Dr. Tomi Laamanen specializes in strategic management, mergers & acquisitions and strategic processes. He is a Chaired Professor for Strategic Management and Director at the Institute of M...


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