Course in Strategic Leadership

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Strategic Leadership

A certification course is a short educational course that allows business professionals or those in skilled labor to improve their skills and stay abreast of industry trends. Courses are generally much shorter than degree programs and require the student to attend fewer classes. Once completed, graduates are awarded a certificate that shows they have mastered the course material.

What is a course in strategic leadership? Strategic leadership is a management style that involves making long-term goals for a company or team of employees and implementing strategies to meet them. It deviates from more traditional leadership and management education, which tends to focus on managing workers and directing work rather than on long-term strategy. These courses tend to be less expensive and require a smaller commitment than degrees.

One of the primary benefits of taking a course in strategic leadership is the opportunity to gain new insight into business management. Incorporating some of the things you learn during the course into your day-to-day leadership style allows you to make more ambitious goals for your company and provide a clearer vision to employees. You can also keep your competitive edge in business while working full time.

The cost of a course in strategic leadership varies depending on where you choose to get certified. In general, taking a course through a college is more expensive than taking one through a management or consulting organization. However, this is not always the case.

A course in strategic leadership is for individuals who already occupy a leadership role in an organization, as well as those who are looking to be promoted to management. These types of courses are great for staying competitive. Managers in a variety of industries can benefit from learning more about strategic leadership and bringing the skills learned in a strategic leadership course back to their workplace.

Studying online is a good way to take a course in strategic leadership on your own terms. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Leadership Development Programme

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time Part time 5 days March 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Leadership Development Programme (LDP) is an intensive five-day course, designed to hone your managerial attributes. The LDP is ideal for executives and junior managers wishing to enhance their leadership and coaching skills. [+]

Leadership Development Programme

The Leadership Development Programme (LDP) is an intensive five-day course, designed to hone your managerial attributes. The LDP is ideal for executives and junior managers wishing to enhance their leadership and coaching skills. The techniques and knowledge gained will allow candidates to effectively manage teams and demonstrate greater ability to manage organisational change.

Course Requirements

Candidates should ideally have a graduate degree. Non-native English speakers should be proficient in English and should show evidence of this by providing an International English language certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge, Michigan, etc) or evidence of prior studies or work experience in English speaking environments.... [-]


Course Leadership Excellence Workshop

Convertas
Campus Full time 5 days Open Enrollment United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi United Kingdom London Turkey Istanbul Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 7 more

For organizations to survive, it is mandatory to meet the changing advancement in their relevant beneficiaries and markets. While this is mandatory, there will always be a level of resistance against any change. It is the job of a successful leading manager to ensure the change happens as expected and adds value to the organization. [+]

For organizations to survive, it is mandatory to meet the changing advancement in their relevant beneficiaries and markets. While this is mandatory, there will always be a level of resistance against any change. It is the job of a successful leading manager to ensure the change happens as expected and adds value to the organization. [-]

Advanced Strategic Planning Workshop

Convertas
Campus Full time 5 days Open Enrollment United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi United Kingdom London Turkey Istanbul Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 7 more

Strategic planning is the tool that can answer the “how” to achieve your vision. [+]

Best Courses in Strategic Leadership 2018. Once a professor told that look at a fly who is trying to cross the window glass and get to the light; he hits himself to the glass many times and off course he cannot cross. This fly has a vision and is committed, but why he cannot achieve his goal? He is not using the right “Strategy”. Strategic planning is the tool that can answer the “how” to achieve your vision. [-]

Strategic Leadership for Senior Managers

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 4 days March 2018 Belgium Brussels United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai Spain Barcelona Bahrain France Paris + 9 more

You are facing a leadership challenge. Your organization has to make strategic adjustments, or perhaps adopt a new strategic direction, and that means change for a lot of people. [+]

Senior Managers WHY attend this programme? You are facing a leadership challenge. Your organization has to make strategic adjustments, or perhaps adopt a new strategic direction, and that means change for a lot of people. You are not sure how you are going to get people across the organization to act together in function of the strategy and achieve the goals. What should you as a leader do to align your people, get their buy-in, get the strategy implemented, and reinforce the attitudes and behaviors that contribute to flawless execution? WHO should attend? Senior executives who lead change and strategy implementation in their companies. They must align multiple levels, divisions and locations to achieve strategic objectives. HOW will you benefit? As a result of participating in this workshop, you will be better able to lead strategy implementation and change. You will have a plan for aligning your people to deliver on your customer value proposition. WHAT will you learn and practice? This is a flexible workshop, continuously updated as business trends change, and adjusted to the concerns of each participant group. Time will be set aside every day for peer-to-peer coaching, where participants can share challenges and experiences. Many participants have gained valuable solutions to difficult problems by this method. Before the workshop, you will: Complete some background reading on the key concepts Prepare a very short case study about a real leadership situation and come to the workshop prepared to discuss it Gather any leadership or behavioral feedback you... [-]

Negotiating Effectively

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 3 days March 2018 Belgium Brussels France Paris United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai Spain Barcelona Bahrain + 9 more

This workshop provides you with the negotiation skills to deal with business situations – from everyday negotiation situations to more complex deal-making – and to get better results in every situation. [+]

Best Courses in Strategic Leadership 2018. Mid-level Managers WHY attend this programme? This workshop provides you with the negotiation skills to deal with business situations – from everyday negotiation situations to more complex deal-making – and to get better results in every situation. This is a core skill for any management career. WHO should attend? This workshop is intended for experienced managers of every function, both line and support, who recognize the need to negotiate their way to achieving objectives in today's complex organizations. Participants should already have a basic level of negotiation skill to get the most out of this workshop. HOW will you benefit? As a result of participating on this workshop, you will be better able to influence the world around you and come to workable deals that lead to better business value for everyone involved. WHAT will you learn and practice? The workshop will be largely practice-oriented. You'll be able to practice the techniques in engaging role plays and business simulations, with feedback from your facilitators and fellow participants on your effectiveness. Day 1 Quick review of the basics Just to make sure everyone is on the same page, we’ll review Skills and competencies of a good negotiator Different types of negotiation situation Basic concepts (win-win vs. win-lose, BATNA, ZOPA, etc) Evaluating the situation: when to negotiate and when not The Negotiation Process You know negotiation is a process, but it’s easy to lose sight of the different stages and techniques for each stage when you’re... [-]

Leadership Excellence Program (LEP)

SIMT - Stuttgart Institute of Management and Technology
Campus Part time 12 months April 2018 Germany Stuttgart

The Leadership Excellence Program (LEP) is an effective way to turn managers into strategy orientated and socially competent leaders. [+]

Turning Good Managers Into Great Leaders

 

To be able to remain calm and decisive in demanding situations, while keeping a focused vision through inspirational motivation; more than ever these skills are required to be a successful leader.

 

No longer is in-depth knowledge the only requirement for management positions; social competencies are increasingly becoming essential to such a role. The Leadership Excellence Program addresses experienced managers, who have to keep their department and teams on the right strategic track.

 

The Leadership Excellence Program (LEP) is an effective way to turn managers into strategy orientated and socially competent leaders. ... [-]


INM's Leadership Development Program

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 5 days April 2018 USA New York Japan Tokyo United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St.Gallen + 6 more

This course prepares experienced mid-level and senior executives to maximize the influence of their personal leadership. [+]

Best Courses in Strategic Leadership 2018. The Leadership Development Program prepares experienced mid-level and senior executives to maximize the impact and influence of their personal leadership, so that they may effect positive change for their agencies and constituents. Through a 5-day series of highly interactive sessions, participants learn to enhance their personal leadership effectiveness, build and motivate teams, plan and manage change, and create a climate that values diversity, and promotes creativity and innovation for superior performance and service delivery. Participants experience both personal and professional transformation through increased self-awareness, confidence, “emotional intelligence,” and flexibility, and learn to align personal and organizational goals as well as vision and program strategy.Program Focus• Developing breakthrough strategies• Leading and managing organizational change and renewal• Building high-performance teams• Improving leadership communication skills and creating a Leadership Credo• Coaching and motivating staff• Increasing self-awareness of preferred leadership styles and versatility in using multiple stylesDuration 5 days. [-]

Strategic Business Leadership: Creating and Delivering Value

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Chicago Philadelphia United Kingdom London Spain Madrid Singapore + 7 more

This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations. [+]

Building platforms for success is critical in today’s changing business environment. This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations.

They will learn to manage cross-functional, cross-organizational relationships, develop social capital, and create and manage organizational strategic partners.

Participants will also gain an understanding of how a savvy manager transitions to a leadership role and how to create an environment where creativity is the norm.

After Attending This Program You Will:

 -- Be better equipped to know what needs to be accomplished in "getting the job done."... [-]


Creating Strategy Program (Tokyo)

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 3 days July 2018 Japan Tokyo USA New York United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St.Gallen + 6 more

The course is designed to enable participants to create robust strategies even when faced with the uncertainty so common in business today. [+]

Best Courses in Strategic Leadership 2018.

In today's increasingly complex business environment, having an effective strategy process has never been more important. Unfortunately, the strategy process in many companies is broken, leading to mediocrity, commoditization and 'me too' competition, none of which drive superior performance. Columbia Business School Executive Education's Creating Strategy is designed to enable participants to create robust strategies even when faced with the uncertainty so common in business today.

This intense three day program will teach you the concept of Strategic Learning - a comprehensive approach to developing the 'killer competencies' every company needs for success today: developing insight; creating laser-sharp focus; aligning and energizing the organization; executing quickly and effectively, and constantly renewing the strategy. You will apply strategic learning to actual business cases and to a 'focal case' of your own choosing, giving you the opportunity to begin the process of solving a real strategic issue for your organization. ... [-]


Developing Leadership Talent: Strategies and Tools

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA San Diego Belgium Brussels Greensboro Switzerland Davos Colorado Springs Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza Singapore + 12 more

Developing Leadership Talent shows you how to create development systems that link directly to your organizational goals. Many businesses and government agencies have benefited from our experience in discovering the best ways that leaders can be developed -- and then putting what they've learned into practice. [+]

Have you been challenged - or challenged yourself - to create a system that develops leaders for your organization? Can you get your senior leadership team on board? Developing Leadership Talent shows you how to create development systems that link directly to your organizational goals. Many businesses and government agencies have benefited from our experience in discovering the best ways that leaders can be developed -- and then putting what they've learned into practice.

 

Your organization can, too.

 

 

Outcomes

As a participant, you will:

Develop a systemic approach that links leadership development with key business strategies and goals. Learn to implement success factors in executive development through our model of assessment, challenge and support. Identify competencies that will aid the organization in meeting its business needs. Benchmark best practices from organizations CCL has worked with or studied. Develop an actionable plan mapping out what needs to be developed, who needs to be developed, and how development will be implemented and evaluated. ... [-]

Developing the Strategic Leader

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Colorado Springs Greensboro Switzerland Davos Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza San Diego Singapore + 12 more

Developing the Strategic Leader can help. You will begin by exploring your personal effectiveness as a strategic leader - then move to ways to improve the functioning of your teams and your organization. [+]

Best Courses in Strategic Leadership 2018.

Try defining the word "strategic" as it relates to your role and your organization.It is not always easy, is it? Yet if you cannot readily define what it means to be strategic, how can you develop your leadership and your organization in this way? Try this definition as a guiding framework: individuals, teams, and organizations are strategic when they think, act and influence in ways that effectively promote the organization's enduring success. So, how does your organization stack up?In an increasingly complicated world, leaders are often called upon to create environments where being strategic is a priority. And yet, this is too much for one leader to take on alone; to be successful, you have to engage others. The most successful leaders realize you have to build a strategic culture throughout your organization; one that welcomes change while fostering insight and innovation to ensure today's changes are right for tomorrow's challenges. Developing the Strategic Leader can help. You will begin by exploring your personal effectiveness as a strategic leader - then move to ways to improve the functioning of your teams and your organization. You will learn how leadership behaviors influence and guide strategic processes. And you will learn with real-world experiences. An outdoor exercise gives you a team-based forum for developing strategic leadership skills - and an in-depth strategy simulation helps you experience the challenges leaders face in effectively developing and implementing strategy.... [-]


Strategic Leadership (Nonprofit Management Programs)

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Evanston Midland + 1 more

Nonprofit leaders need skills necessary to think and act strategically in translating mission into objectives, developing plans and programs to accomplish objectives, and to implement plans and programs. This program will address the needs of those responsible for leading major organizational change to better understand and manage the strategic planning process. [+]

Change is the only constant in today\'s global, knowledge-based economy. Nonprofit leaders need skills necessary to think and act strategically in translating mission into objectives, developing plans and programs to accomplish objectives, and to implement plans and programs.

 

This program will address the needs of those responsible for leading major organizational change to better understand and manage the strategic planning process.

Proven models for understanding the change process and implementing change in organizations Examples of effective change agents in a leadership role Opportunity to discuss and apply learning to their own situations and within their organizations ... [-]

Essentials of Leadership

London Business School
Campus Part time 5 days August 2018 United Kingdom London

Essentials of Leadership explores the six demands of leadership and how core leadership skills can be learnt and applied. The intensive five day leadership programme will take you from the personal dimensions of your own leadership style and capability through to the organisational dimensions of leading change and shaping corporate culture. [+]

Best Courses in Strategic Leadership 2018.

Programme overview"Why should anybody be led by you?"

 

Essentials of Leadership explores the six demands of leadership and how core leadership skills can be learnt and applied. The intensive five day leadership programme will take you from the personal dimensions of your own leadership style and capability through to the organisational dimensions of leading change and shaping corporate culture.

 

Through a comprehensive 360-degree feedback survey, you'll explore your own ability to be an effective leader. You'll learn where to focus your energies in order to have greater influence back at the office. And importantly, you'll understand where you can act with confidence, knowing where colleagues see your strengths as a leader.... [-]


Pricing to Win: Strategies and Tactics

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 4 days May 2018 USA New York Japan Tokyo United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St.Gallen + 6 more

This program will provide you with strategies, tools and practices for tackling pricing issues at both strategic and tactical levels. [+]

Pricing presents managers with one of their most powerful levers for maximizing profits and shareholder value. In many organizations, however, this value remains hidden. Managers do not have a clear vision of how to boost profits by improving on their company’s pricing practices.

This four-day program will provide you with strategies, tools and best practices for rigorously tackling pricing issues at both strategic and tactical levels. It will prepare you to systematically identify practical opportunities within your organization for boosting profits through improvement in pricing. You will leave the program with powerful new insights into your pricing issues, and a new awareness of additional ways to drive business results via strategic pricing. Who should attend? Upper-level and mid-level executives: vice presidents and directors of marketing, finance, sales, and planning; product managers, and senior executives of small and mid-sized companies who analyze, recommend, or approve pricing strategies. Especially useful for executives who are introducing new products, facing significant price competition, or failing to achieve prices that reflect the value they deliver to customers. ... [-]