Comprehensive course analysis
Who should attend
The Certified Expert in Business Development is designed for middle and senior managers from banks and corporates or other organizations who seek to improve their leadership and business development management skills in a time efficient manner.
About the course
The Certified Expert in Business Development is a blended learning management certificate programme dispensing great opportunity for professionals to develop advanced Management and Leadership skills to excel in their executive positions while pursuing their career.
- Enhance essential Business Development and Leadership skills
- Quality materials with an up-to-date learning platform and environment
- Flexibility in time and learning while working
- Leadership Skills Assessment and Personal Development Plan
- Personal and professional networking opportunities
- Be awarded prestigious “Certified Expert in Business Development”
- Earn 10 ECTS credit points from top-ranked German business school with triple crown accreditation
Learn how to identify, develop and implement growth opportunities
Business Development is about identifying, developing and implementing growth opportunities in an organization. People who partake in Business Development may come from various professional backgrounds working in different areas or departments of an organization. But what they all have in common is their entrepreneurial task or function of identifying market opportunities, designing new products or businesses and bringing them successfully to the market. Therefore Business Development may be considered as cross functional. It requires key skills from Strategy and Business Design, Innovation and Product Development, Market and Customer Development as well as from Leadership, Finance and Operations.
A prerequisite to finish the programme is to select a specialisation face to face training. There is the option to attend a one week at The Frankfurt School campus for International Executive Campus or to complete this via a series of online trainings over a period.
International Executive Campus in Frankfurt
Participants can choose from any of the following programmes as in-class specialisation.
- Business Development through Strategy and Innovation
Leading with Impact
International Executive Campus Online
Participants can choose from any of the following programmes as online specialisation.
- Business Development through Strategy and Innovation (Online)
- Leading with Impact (Online)
The programme comprises of six online units which will give you a comprehensive knowledge in the disciplines of:
- Strategy and Innovation
- Leadership and Organisational Behaviour
- Financial Management
- Operations Management
Each unit also comprises of Optional Readings which are intended to assist you with your specialization selection and your assignment.
Participants are required to take a 2 hour MCQ exam. The examination takes place in March and September. The exam can be taken within a 12 hour window on the allocated date.
Participants will go through an online comprehensive leadership assessment comprises of 45 items grouped into 9 different dimensions. After completion, Frankfurt School will provide the participants a comprehensive report.
Participants need to submit a 8-10 page assignment on a topic of your choice or given by FS. The date of your final assignment submission will be selected by yourself and your study advisor within the 5 – 8 month programme period.
Throughout the programme you can liaise with Frankfurt School and the other participants via the online forum. This gives you the opportunity to engage with others that are enrolled in this programme and a valuable networking opportunity.
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