Global Senior Management Program

Booth School of Business

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Booth School of Business

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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.

Program Outline

Chicago Module

  • 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

Madrid Module

  • 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.

People who took this course work for

Accenture, PwC, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Nestlé...

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Gareth Jones

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Susan Lucia Annunzio

I am the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Center for High Performance (CfHP). In this role, I act as a strategic advisor to CEOs of leading global companies on strategy attainment and business transformation. I have a strong track record of helping leaders maximize returns on strategi...

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Gregory Bunch

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 ...

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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...

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Edgar Mayoral

Edgar Mayoral Palancaemayoral@faculty.ie.eduStrategyEdgar Mayoral combines an extensive academic background in strategy with a wide professional experience in the banking sector. He teaches General Management, and Strategy Implementation courses to the Executive MBA in IE Business School, as well...

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Joseph Pistrui

Professor Pistrui has more than 25 years of managerial experience. Following his time at Bristol-Myers Squibb in the United States, Joseph went on to work with global organizations, including AstraZeneca, BBVA, Bosch, BT, Citigroup, DT, Financial Times, HSBC, Microsoft, Rio Tinto, Royal Dutch She...

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Marvin Zonis

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...

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Global Senior Management Program at Booth School of Business

19500 EUR $21,812

May 3—Sep 25, 2020

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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