The optimizing organization is on its way
, Heidi Hammarsten
Global Strategy is a three-day core module of the Global Leader program, and can be taken as a stand-alone program.
The Global Strategy module focuses on the fundamental issues in strategy planning and will give you the skills needed to develop the long-term viability of your organization.
Strategy is not about setting goals, but solving problems: identifying a path for company to succeed in an ever-changing environment with global competition and successfully pursuing that path. Strategy is a unique topic in management as it cuts across all specializations from finance and marketing to leadership and innovation.
Global Strategy is designed to enhance the ability to develop, evaluate and implement strategies in a complex global environment.
The Global Strategy program is designed for leaders who manage global business operations across borders and functions.
It is also relevant for experts and specialists who aspire to build competencies and confidence in making strategic decisions.
This module provides participants with both conceptual knowledge of key terminology and frameworks in strategic management. It also develops practical skills in strategic analysis and strategy formulation in a global context.
Pre-module period of 2–3 weeks
Intensive face-to-face session with instructor and peers
The Global Strategy module focuses on the fundamental issues in strategy planning and will give you the skills needed to develop the long-term viability of your organization. It provides you with both conceptual knowledge and frameworks for strategic management.
The Global Strategy module will
On this Global Strategy module we will examine the choices and actions through which managers can create value for shareholders and improve the competitiveness of their firm. In particular we will attend to three interrelated elements of strategic management: leadership and people, competition and business environment, and organization and capabilities. Strategic management requires the analysis of each of these domain areas, the formulation of strategy that is applicable to the situation in all three domains, and coherent implementation efforts that connects to and shapes all three areas.
The course will focus on digitalization as an overarching megatrend that continues to drive strategic change in numerous industries. Illustrating the key themes in strategy more generally, we will analyze how digitalization shapes competition, required skills of individuals, leadership and management practice, firm capabilities, and the design of organizations. The on-going globalization of business represents another theme covered on the course, touching each of the three domains mentioned above. We will discuss challenges how internationalization creates need for agile responses to developments in technology and new business models, the need to balance between the local adaptation and global standardization, and the new opportunities brought by broader range of customers and innovative new ideas in the global marketplace.
This course should provide participants with both conceptual knowledge of key terminology and frameworks in strategic management as well as develop practical skills in strategic analysis and strategy formulation in a global context. After the course the participants should be able to:
Instructor: Professor Henri Schildt, Aalto University, Finland
The fee for the Global Strategy module is € 3,590 (+ VAT).
The fee for the Global Leader program (6 modules) is € 13,800 (+ VAT).
The program fee includes learning materials, lunches and coffee breaks during the program days.
Please note that the program fee does not include travel expenses or accommodation. VAT is applicable to private persons and Finnish companies.
Register for the Global Strategy latest four weeks before the module starts.