Online program
Strategic Partnerships

Build the right partnerships for your business.

Online program

Strategic Partnerships

Build the right partnerships for your business.

Location Online

Length 8 weeks
(4-6 hours per week)

Fee CHF 2,950

Next program starts 29 April 2024

Certification Receive IMD certificate upon completion

Discover how strategic partnerships can boost your business

Whether you are already involved in a strategic alliance or weighing up future options, you need the skills to build better partnerships to support your overall business strategy.

Strategic Partnerships program will help you create an ecosystem of strategic alliances to maximize your competitive advantage.

Using your own business context as a live case study, you will identify and screen potential partners. By putting the right processes in place, you can ensure strategic partnerships are structured to your benefit, to borrow missing capabilities, adopt best practice and enter new markets cost-effectively. By developing mutual trust, you will leverage stable, fruitful strategic partnerships that also mitigate risk from competitors or imitators.

Gain a competitive edge

Transform your strategic partnerships into a powerful competitive advantage. Master strategic alignment to outperform competitors and thrive in the market.

Maximize value of existing alliances

Uncover untapped opportunities within your current alliances and foster collaborative growth
for mutual benefit.

Optimize joint ventures

Enhance outcomes from future joint ventures by structuring and implementing effectively
for seamless integration and success.

Strategically manage your partnership portfolio

Strategically navigate and manage your partnership portfolio to capitalize on synergies and seize growth opportunities, delivering impactful results.

I would like to express my gratitude to the whole team and my fellow colleagues. Strategic Partnerships has been a trigger for me to develop strategic alliances and capture the value a high-performance business deserves. It is a fantastic eight weeks.

Dirk Abeel Head Go-to-market Health & Life Sciences and CSM, Pitcher, Switzerland
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Length: 8 weeks (4-6 hours per week).

29 Apr – 23 Jun 2024
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CHF 2,950
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8 weeks
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