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Executing Strategy for Results

Executing Strategy for Results: Programme Experience l London Business School

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Jun 9—14
6 days
London, United Kingdom
GBP 8500 ≈USD 10818
GBP 1416 per day
Nov 3—8
6 days
London, United Kingdom
GBP 8500 ≈USD 10818
GBP 1416 per day


Executing Strategy for Results is the complete toolkit for driving strategy across multiple levels, avoiding pitfalls and seizing opportunities.

Benefits for you

  • Gain cutting-edge thought leadership on strategy execution and receive tuition to apply to your specific business challenges.
  • Develop the skills required to lead in volatile markets and a practical understanding of obstacles facing organisations today.
  • Hone your communication and leadership skills in a diverse group of peers and gain the confidence to translate strategy into action.
  • Improve your ability to lead strategy implementation and deliver performance.
  • Develop a customised execution plan to implement your strategic objectives.

Benefits for your organisation

Your people will gain:

  • The skills to execute your organisation’s strategy and deliver results.
  • The capability to skillfully navigate challenges and obstacles to success in your organisation.
  • Insights into your organisation’s existing strategy execution capability, and a tailored action plan specific to your needs.
  • The expertise to provide a swift organisational response to change, giving your organisation a stronger competitive advantage.

What you learn

  • Strategy – Examine how organisations create, capture and sustain economic value.
  • Shared context – Discover what’s important to industries today and use strategy to assess organisational success with real-time measures of progress.
  • Organisational dynamics – Understand the processes for implementing strategy at every level of the organisation.
  • Resource allocation – Master the processes employed to allocate resources.
  • Leadership – Cultivate effective leadership and embed successful strategy execution throughout your organisation.
  • Commitments – Engage and influence employees to deliver in alignment with your organisation’s strategy execution.
  • Culture – Create a culture of recognition and reward for employees who deliver on ambitious commitments that adhere to core company values.

How you learn

  • Before you start, you’ll identify the challenge areas within your organisation which, through targeted learning and co-consulting sessions, will guide your journey.
  • Also prior to the programme, up to 30 of your colleagues complete a confidential survey on your strengths and weaknesses to help you execute your plan.
  • Through case studies, explore where businesses have excelled or failed in strategy execution and see how clarifying your strategy and applying simple rules drives performance.
  • World-class industry practitioners from global firms share their experiences and business strategy insights.
  • Your cohort is a rich source of knowledge and inspiration: experience from every industry and corner of the world is the bedrock of your learning.

Your learning experience

  • Identify and tackle strategy execution challenges and leave with a concrete strategy to implement on your return to work.
  • Learn from internationally recognised business strategy experts: Dominic Houlder, Stefano Turconi and David Lewis.
  • Delve into programme content based on more than a decade of research into how successful companies effectively implement strategy.
  • Communicate effectively across multiple cultural and management levels in an international peer group of senior executives.
  • Enrich your learning experience through group discussions, multimedia presentations, case studies and talks from renowned guest speakers.

Who should attend

You’ll work on problems in a diverse group of business leaders – responsible for strategy implementation from a global network of companies – who will become your lifelong contacts. From them, you gain invaluable insight into alternative solutions to global strategic challenges.

  • CEOs and board members responsible for strategy execution
  • Managers of a key area across a company
  • Managers of a business unit or part of the management team
  • Senior professionals managing projects that cut across different business units
  • Executive team members who manage a company.


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