Corporate Strategy

ESMT

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  • 2 days
  • in person

ESMT

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Who should attend

Senior executives of multi-business firms with responsibility of group-wide business units or functions (such as strategy, corporate development, M&A, and finance) as well as company advisors (such as consultants, investment bankers, and lawyers)

About the course

Today, success for multi-business organizations depends on two factors. The ability of the operating businesses to create and capture value in different market environments and the ability of the parent company to make the individual businesses stronger than they could be independently.

Our program Corporate Strategy provides insights on how to create value on a corporate level. You will get latest academic and hands-on thinking on value-creating strategies from developing a promising portfolio of businesses, executing portfolio changes and determining an optimal governance structure.

Key benefits

  • Design, communicate, and execute strategies that can create long-term value for your multi-business organization
  • Develop a comprehensive perspective on corporate-level strategy
  • Understand the unique levels that underpin value creation across businesses
  • Gain a strategic view on different modes to execute portfolio changes
  • Better understand the interaction between capital market and corporate strategy
  • You will also have the opportunity to exchange experiences with other high-profile managers and extend your business network.

Key topics

Strategic advantage: Corporate strategy - how companies create corporate value

  • Developing corporate versus business strategies
  • Realizing the concept of parenting advantage

Creating value: Portfolio management, partnerships and alliances, and business ecosystem

  • Planning the portfolio and allocating resources
  • Identifying levers to add value to individual businesses and evaluating synergy potential

Delivering growth: Scaling, mergers & acquisitions and venture capital

  • Defining the strategic rationale of acquisitions and divestments (e.g. spin-offs) and interacting with the capital market
  • Evaluating forms to execute portfolio changes: M&A, alliances, internal development

Designing structures for growth: Governance and the role of the center

  • Optimizing the role of the corporate center and understanding organizational success factors of multi-business firms

Experts

Harald Hungenberg

Harald Hungenberg studied business administration at Justus Liebig University Gießen and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, from 1982 to 1988. He then worked as a research associate at the Institute for Corporate Planning (IUP) Gießen/Berlin. Between 1990 and 1993, he was a...

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