Strategic Thinking

IMD Executive Education

How long?

  • 8 weeks
  • online

What are the topics?

IMD Executive Education

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Who should attend

This program is designed for executives who are taking over increasingly significant strategic responsibilities within their organization and who are grappling with the challenges of thinking strategically.

About the course

  • Make a habit of thinking strategically
  • Evaluate how internal and external forces might affect your strategic moves
  • Identify opportunities to improve your top and bottom line
  • Design a strategic roadmap and 60-day action plan for your business

Strategic Thinking gives you the tools to undertake a thorough strategic analysis. The program is unique in the range of strategic alternatives you will be exposed to: performance moves, generic business models, and strategic innovation perspectives. You also will identify capability and resource gaps that have to be closed.

By developing your ability to judge value-creating potential and risk, you will think more clearly about future challenges, developing viable new operating models and innovating to turn tech threats into opportunities.

Supported by your professional learning coach you will walk away with a tailor-made roadmap that directs your business or organization towards strategic initiatives that are both ambitious and realistic.

Strategic Thinking - Your Learning Journey

Introduction to the program, platform and participants

Part One: Diagnostics

  • Unit 1: Internal Diagnostics
  • Unit 2: External Diagnostics
  • Unit 3: Strategic Position

Part Two: Alternatives

  • Unit 4: Performance Moves
  • Unit 5: Outpacing Business Models
  • Unit 6: Strategic Innovation Perspectives

Part Three: Choice

  • Unit 7: Capability and Resource Gaps
  • Unit 8: Smart Choice

Supporting you on your Strategic Thinking online program journey

You will have a dedicated learning coach, making sure you receive a highly individualized learning experience.

Your professional learning coach accompanies you through your 8-week learning journey on this Strategic Thinking online course. They provide support and feedback as you apply your learning directly into your workplace, where it has an immediate impact.

Their input helps you translate your learning to your particular context. By spreading this feedback regularly throughout the program, you'll be sure to embed your ongoing learning directly in your daily work.

Your professional learning coach interacts with you via video, in writing, and over the phone. You have calls, spread across the 8-weeks, at intervals that consolidate your learning.

Experts

Paul Strebel

Biography Paul Strebel is a practicing CPA, CFP, and a partner at The Strebel Planning Group in Ithaca. A lecturer at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, he earned his Certified Financial Planner designation in 1985 and his BBA in accounting from Adelphi University in 1986. That same year...

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