Online program
Strategic Thinking

Develop an ambitious, but realistic strategy for your unit or organization.

Online program

Strategic Thinking

Develop an ambitious, but realistic strategy for your unit or organization.

Location Online

Length 8 weeks
(4-6 hours per week)

Fee CHF 2,950

Next program starts 12 February 2024

Certification Receive IMD certificate upon completion

Strategic thinking involves diagnostics, creative alternatives and smart choices

Develop an effective strategy for your unit or organization by starting with internal and external diagnostics to see what is happening to your competitive advantage. 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 will also 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 making strategic choices, developing viable new operating models and innovating to turn tech and other threats into opportunities.

Supported by your executive 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.

Make a habit of thinking strategically.

Consider how internal and external forces will affect your strategic moves.

Evaluate top and bottom line performance moves, business models and strategic innovations.

Identify strategic moves with the best trade-off between value creating potential and implementation risk.

Design a strategic roadmap for your business or organization.

What our participants say

 

The Strategic Thinking program enabled me to analyze my business and develop my strategic moves step by step. The intense eight weeks empowered me to think about how to conduct an external strategic analysis, how to outpace my competitors, which disruptive innovations are needed, and which strategic initiatives should be pursued.

Regis Combalbert International Regional Director EMEA, Zest Dental Solutions, Switzerland

The program follows a very practical and structured approach, which helped me analyze my business problem and develop my strategic concept step by step. I acquired a new tool set. For executives, who look for learning opportunities to complement their skills, while staying full speed on their jobs, this program may have the answer.

Susann Bhatti Business Manager/Chief of Staff, Wealth Management Europe International, UBS AG

The course is very well structured, with a lot of practical examples to reflect the theory. Communication with my coach was great, and I liked the flexibility.

Valentina Tesic Business Analyst, International Committee of the Red Cross, Serbia
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