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About the course
Gain a global perspective and international network in this two-part management program co-created by Chicago Booth and IE Business School.
As a senior leader, you need a global strategic vision to navigate your firm through the challenges of the international playing field. The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the IE Business School have partnered to create a one-of-a-kind opportunity for senior managers to develop a global understanding, advanced leadership skills, and international growth strategies in a two-part program hosted on the Chicago and Madrid campuses.
The Global Senior Management Program (GSMP) combines the academic rigor and cutting-edge research of these top-ranked business schools with real-world relevance and applicability to enhance your leadership skills and analytic abilities for today's global markets.
Senior-leaders will hone their skills in this intensive program through a variety of experiences including lectures, case discussions, simulations, self-assessments, and meetings with outstanding business leaders.
By attending this program, you will:
- Expand your current view of the global business world and discover how to draw on international perspectives to better forecast future trends.
- Cultivate the advanced management skills needed to develop innovative strategies and implement change in global organizations.
- Explore the latest research and advancements in strategy, finance, operations, marketing, and human capital.
- Build your international network with fellow business leaders, industry leaders, and internationally renowned faculty.
- Competitive Strategy
- Designing a Good Life
- Competitive Advantage of Social Capital
- Implementing a Global Marketing Strategy
- Going Global: The Context of the 21st Century Economy
- Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy
- Implementing an Internationalization Strategy
- The 21st Century Leadership Challenge
- Building a High-Performance Environment
- Managing Stakeholders and Corporate Reputation
- Design Thinking
- Scenario Planning and Power Nodes
- Leading Your Most Talented Employees
Who should attend
The Global Senior Management Program is aimed at members of the management committee and administrative councils, presidents, company owners, managing directors, vice presidents, country managers, and other senior managers who are responsible for creating a strategic vision with an international focus. Participants will be carefully selected in order to form a group with similar concerns, while maintaining a balanced mix of business sectors, international vision, and cultures.
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Gareth Jones is considered one of Europe’s leading professional services consultants and is co-author of Why Should Anyone Be Led by You? and What it Takes to Be an Authentic Leader.
About John Burrows I teach leadership, negotiations, decision-making, and organizational psychology to MPP, MA, and MBA students at the University of Chicago''s Harris School of Public Policy and Booth School of Business. I also teach MBA and EMBA students at Oxford University''s Saïd Business S...
Susan Lucia Annunzio
Susan Lucia Annunzio is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Center for High Performance (CfHP). She is a strategic advisor to CEOs of leading global companies on strategy attainment and business transformation. Susan partners with senior executives to increase their ability to simplify c...
Nicholas Epley conducts research on the experimental study of social cognition, perspective taking, and intuitive human judgment. "Most people are intuitive psychologists in their daily lives - wondering why people think or behave as they do. I just happened to find a profession that enables me t...
Greg Bunch draws on a wealth of experience as an entrepreneur, manager, consultant, alderman, and teacher. He is the founder of Masterplan International Corporation, a strategy consulting firm. He was also a partner at Brandtrust, a brand strategy consultancy. Greg is a co-founder of Oration, a ...
Pradeep K Chintagunta is interested in empirically studying consumer, agent and firm behavior. He has studied packaged goods, pharmaceutical, technology and online markets to answer questions related to pricing, advertising and channels of distribution. More recently, he has started working in “d...
Mia De Kuijper
Mia de Kuijper, MPP ’83, PhD ’83 economics, is the Senior Vice President and Strategy Advisor at Salesforce. Mia has successfully built and run companies and academic institutions. Her previous global corporate leadership positions have been at Royal Dutch Shell, PepsiCo, and AT&T, and she ha...
Joseph has more than 25 years of management experience in many global organizations such as AstraZeneca, Bosch, Bristol-Myers Squibb, BT, Citi Group, Financial Times, HSBC, Microsoft, Rio Tinto, Shell, Siemens and Unilever. Joseph´s work has focused on the “entrepreneurial problem” of growing th...
At Chicago Booth, Marvin Zonis taught courses on the international political economy, political risk, and business leadership. He was the first professor at the Business School to teach a course on the effects of digital technologies on global business. He is the recipient of both the Quantrell A...
Ram Shivakumar specializes in industrial organization and business strategy. His research has appeared in the California Management Review, Journal of International Economics, the Canadian Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Industrial Economics. His current research projects include: (1) Sp...
Global Senior Management Program: The Gate to Global Business