Identify business opportunities, create a project plan, assess financial viability, and persuasively present a plan to profitably expand into new markets.

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Core Course

Authentic Leadership #4: Moral Perspective

Values are the driving force behind authentic leadership. Your own background and behavior influence your vision and principles. Explore the relationship between values and leadership, with a special focus on the global business environment. Gain a deeper understanding of your fundamental values, what to do when those values conflict, and how to harness your moral perspective for powerful forms of organizational leadership.

Key topics & skills

  • Global Business Norms

  • Value Conflicts

  • Giving Voice to Values

  • Leading the Organization

Core Course

Business Strategy

The long-term success of a company depends on a clearly articulated corporate strategy. Strategy is dynamic: it’s full of uncertainty, ambiguity, geo-political influences, and new opportunities and threats presented by technological advancements. You’ll combine timeless economic principles such as industry forces, relative cost position, and value chains with futures thinking to identify business opportunities and address evolving vulnerabilities.

Key topics & skills

  • The Changing Nature of Strategy and the Evolution of Markets & Buyers

  • Industry Analysis & Competitive Advantage

  • Strategic Moves, Resources, Capabilities & Agility

  • Analyzing the Value Chain & Creating Shared Value

  • Strategic Innovation & Cross-Border Expansion Strategy

Core Course

Data Visualization & Storytelling

Data tells a powerful story. You’ll need to quickly and decisively extract the key insights hidden in data to inform decision-making. Data visualization techniques and tools enable us to summarize data details and patterns into graphically-expressed representations, leading to actionable conclusions. Presentation is key. Get to know the design concepts involved in visualizing data for decision-makers.

Key topics & skills

  • Telling a Compelling Story with Data

  • Aligning with Your Audience

  • Design Principles & Visualization Techniques for Data Analysis & Decision-Making

  • Catering to Diverse Learning Styles

  • Creating Actionable Inisghts

Core Course

Financial Management & Decision Making

All managers contribute to, and are responsible for, certain financial functions within a company—profit planning, breakeven analysis, operating budgets, capital budgets, and variance analysis. This course prepares you to understand and contribute to financial processes and decisions while understanding key performance and valuation metrics.

Key topics & skills

  • Introduction to Capital Budgeting, Financial Markets & Stocks

  • Risk, Return & Bond Valuation

  • Projections & Sustainable Growth Rate

  • Capital Budgeting & Corporate Valuation

  • Performance Management Systems, KPIs & Integrated Reporting

Business Challenge

Business Challenge #4

Put all your newly acquired knowledge and skills directly into practice at the end of each block through a practical and relevant business challenge. Teams will draw on the content and themes of previous courses in each block to complete challenges involving simulations, executive pitch presentations, innovation hackathons, real company challenges, designing new business models, etc.

Key topics & skills

  • Cross Functional Strategic Decision Making, Planning & Coordination

  • Analyzing Real & Simulated Business Cases

  • Team Leadership & Dynamics

Courses and challenges subject to change

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