Strategy & Competitive Advantage

Rotman School of Management

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Rotman School of Management

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Managers, directors and executives across private and public sectors

About the course

Build and sustain success in a fast-changing economy

Sharpen your analytical skills, learn to capitalize on growth opportunities and avoid strategic mistakes.

Think a winning strategy requires an expensive outside consultant? Think again. You might already have everything you need in your organization to build and sustain competitive advantage.

Making good strategic decisions is critical to any leader's success. In Rotman's Strategy & Competitive Advantage program, we'll break down the components of a strategy and show you how a carefully designed strategy provides a blueprint for smart decisions.

In two half-days, you’ll prepare yourself to identify and exploit sources of competitive advantage. Working with a class of other professionals, our faculty will help you develop the analytical skills and vision to

  • understand and predict industry trends
  • anticipate and plan for competition, and
  • sustain corporate success in a fast-changing global economy.

Designed to Deliver Maximum Impact Virtually

Experience the power of Rotman's virtual portfolio in achieving your goals, even in disruptive environments. We've not only adapted our leading open enrolment portfolio for a virtual environment, but have designed our programs to capitalize on the unique benefits offered by online settings. These programs make it easy for you to continue your growth while you navigate the current challenges of working from different environments. Access world-class faculty in live sessions for the latest research and insights, grow your connections with peers from different industries and organizations and refine your leadership strengths from the comfort of wherever you are.

Schedule

Day 1: Competitive Positioning

  • Identify and choose between sources of competitive advantage
  • Analyze competitor goals, assumptions, capabilities, and strategies
  • Mitigate strategic threats to your business

Day 2: Value Creation and Sustaining Competitive Advantage

  • Align resources, activities, and organizational goals
  • Implement strategies effectively

Day 3: Workshop (choose 1)

  • 90 minutes Applications and Reflections for For-Profit
  • 90 minutes Applications and Reflections for Not-for-Profit

Experts

Anne Bowers

Anne Bowers is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman. Her primary research interest include how classification shapes market outcomes, particularly the impact of rating systems, rankings and social categories on organizational performance. In a second stream of research, she st...

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