Available dates

May 3—Sep 25, 2020
20 daysModules info
Chicago, Illinois, United States
EUR 22000 ≈USD 24276
EUR 1100 per day


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About the course

Combining the strengths of two of the world’s top schools, the GSMP takes participants beyond traditional programs based on absorbing models and knowledge. We have designed an experience-based program which challenges senior managers to upgrade their own management style, their approach to globalization and their organization’s core.


  • Build on the collective knowledge of top level partcipants and world-class professors
  • Develop a strategic vision in global markets
  • Strengthen your leadership skills and self-management skills
  • Expand your professional network
  • Boost organizational performance


  • Work in small classes and workgroups which maximise the exchange of knowledge and experience between participants.
  • Discuss practical case-studies and share best practices.
  • Workshops to develop management and leadership skills.
  • Space for personal reflection and opportunity to focus on your personal growth.
  • Highly practical program with clear takeaways which can be implemented in your company.
  • Program orchestrator who provides a common thread and context to all the elements of the program.


  • 21st Century Leadership Challenge
  • Critical thinking
  • What’s Your Story?
  • Going Global: The Context of 21st Century Economy
  • Competitive Advantage of Social Capital
  • Marketing trends
  • Big Data


  • Strategy & Organization
  • Implementing a Global Marketing Strategy
  • M & A Strategy
  • Innovation in a Digital World
  • Internationalization Strategy
  • Scenario Planning
  • Power Nodes
  • Managing the Customer’s Experience . MODULE 3: LEADERSHIP

  • Building a High Performance Environment

  • Managing Stakeholders

  • Authentic Leadership


In addition to gaining business knowledge and leadership insights, the GSMP program offers participants an opportunity to experience the cultural and historical richness of Chicago and Madrid through extra-curricular activities.

Who should attend

This program is designed for Senior Managers and Directors. Participants are typically members of the management committee, vicepresidents, managing directors, unit directors or country managers. They bring over 15 years of experience in senior management.

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Susan Lucia Annunzio

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Gregory Bunch

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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...


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...


Gareth Lloyd Jones

Visiting Professor and Executive in Residence-Executive Education, IE Business School. Gareth’s career has spanned both the academic and business worlds. He began as a University academic in Economic and Social Studies at the University of East Anglia before moving to the London Business School, ...


Andrew McCarthy

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