Who should attend
- Mid-level managers and leaders - to gain the knowledge and skills required for analysing business issues, then developing and implementing strategic solutions benefiting the organisation as a whole
- Leaders at any level - to gain insight into business issues and the ability to contribute to strategy formulation and implementation, which could enable promotion opportunities
About the course
Motivate performance through innovative and decisive leadership.
Leadership is about influence. Leaders and their teams need to empower themselves to capitalise on strategic opportunities and mitigate risks across the whole organisation within the bigger business environment.
The Strategic Leadership seven-week online programme will build your conceptual capacity for strategic leadership. It will enhance your ability to elevate organisational focus from today's issues to tomorrow's opportunities, potential risks and cutting across organisational silos.
Module 0 – Orientation
The Orientation Module introduces you to the GIBS Online campus, onboards you for the programme and initiates your engagement with the GIBS expert faculty and fellow participants. You have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the programme details, how to approach online learning and the kinds of activities you will encounter during the programme.
Module 1 - Interdependence and Interconnectedness
Module 2 - The 'Organisation-in-the-mind' of the Leader
Module 3 - Self-empowerment Towards Strategic Leadership
Module 4 - Creating Networks Across Country Boundaries
Module 5 - Mapping the Territory
Module 6 - Integrative Application: Evaluating Strategic Initiatives.
How you will benefit
This programme offers you tools and models to gain a deeper understanding of the 'organisation-in-the-mind' of the leader and its implications for effective leadership, enabling you, as a leader, to have strategic conversations with your colleagues.
You will gain true leadership skills that cut across traditional silos in the business and create interdisciplinary, even inter-organisational, networks to capitalise on strategic opportunities and resolve strategic issues.
Strategic opportunities might include expansion of the business through internationalisation and risks might include multinational organisations competing with local business. This programme will provide you with insight into internationalisation and defending local businesses against global competition.
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