As CEO, general manager, or senior executive, your company is looking to you for visionary leadership and excellence in execution. Our Advanced Management Program for senior management exposes you to the latest trends, ideas, and concepts shaping global business. You will be challenged to reflect on your leadership. And, you will gain the knowledge, insight, and mindset to drive and sustain a competitive advantage.
We’ve innovated in our teaching methods, creating hybrid formats and new online tools, so that you’ll be able to safely keep learning from the start through to the end of the program, even if conditions change.
Program for managers.
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In-person, on campus, and safe
At IESE we’ve resumed in-person classroom instruction. We’ve put in place protocols and safety measures to adapt our facilities to continue offering you a transformative, innovative, and, above all, safe educational experience.
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Who is right for this program?
Join a group of world-class business leaders from diverse, international organizations.
Each individual brings their own unique experience, culture, and leadership style. Each group is united by a shared desire to lead their business to greater success.
Our Advanced Management Program participants have an average of 15 years of general management experience. Typical roles include:
CEOs and C-suite executives
Owners and entrepreneurs
Regional directors or country managers
Heads of major business unit or functions
What will you learn?
The Advanced Management Program is a learning journey that addresses the knowledge, mindsets, skills, and capabilities required to lead your enterprise to unprecedented levels of excellence.
Through open discussion with peers, debate, action-oriented activities, coaching, and deep reflection, you will develop eight key competencies that will transform your leadership.
The key competencies of senior executive leadership
Identify and exploit opportunities for new products, new services, or new markets. Know who to deploy when creativity is needed to solve problems.
Enhance your entrepreneurial faculties, spot the global trends and connect the dots to capitalizing on technology, resources, and talent.
Improve your decision-making through a deeper understanding of your broader competitive context and pan-organizational goals.
Drive change. Identify the levers and the key people to build impetus, and follow through on implementation.
Develop heightened empathy, self-awareness, and emotional intelligence. Improve interpersonal skills to develop talent.
Negotiating and influencing
Lead complex negotiations to more effective outcomes. Align diverse resources and capabilities around enterprise-level objectives.
Translate complex problems into simple, meaningful explanations. Resolve crises, disputes or customer challenges. Build commitment around shared goals.
Inspire your teams to take the next steps towards growth. Drive better alignment, commitment, and performance.
Building Entrepreneurial Ventures
How do firms manage creativity and structure ideas? Examine the venture process within the context of people, ideas, and plans.
Acquire the tools and strategies for managing fraud and corruption, preventing and resolving corporate scandals, and understanding the opportunities presented by corporate social responsibility.
Competing in the Digital Age
Explore how the mobile space has transformed the global economy and chart the rise of the social web. Analyze the relevance of system obsolescence and IS strategy alignment.
You will explore the keys to successful boardroom governance processes and board dynamics.
Executive Decision Making and Analysis
Analyze the decision-making process and criteria, and the drivers behind decisions from effectiveness to sympathy and virtues. Deepen your understanding of database decision-making and examine how businesses and people interact.
Health and Wellbeing
You will have a unique opportunity to reflect on how your professional choices fit with your lifestyle. And you will be coached and supported to optimize your well-being and vitality to achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction and sustained performance.
Discover what it means to lead change, to lead towards excellence, and to lead across cultures.
Markets and Marketing
Examine product and brand strategies within the context of a changing customer base. Review pricing to capture value, and the interaction of product, distribution, and pricing.
Understand the dynamics of cooperative and competitive negotiations or “coopetition.” Take a deep dive into creative negotiation and conflict resolution.
Expand your understanding of the operational challenges facing your firm to achieve breakthrough service. And, you will acquire the knowledge and tools to optimize your services and operations management.
Strategy Definition and Implementation
Look at how to build a competitive advantage based on industry analysis, positioning, and sustainability. Review how companies successfully create and capture the value and manage strategic change.
The Global Economy
Investigate the economic environment at the beginning of the 21st century, and analyze the open economy in the context of the balance of payments and the exchange rate. Delve into the anatomy of “bubbles” and financial crises.