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Innovative Management in the Digital Age

This program was formerly known as the Management Development Program.

Upcoming Dates:
8 September 2019 - 6 March 2020

  • 8 Sept – 15 Nov 2019 - Virtual
  • 1–6 Dec 2019 - In-Person Immersion
  • 7 Dec 2019 – 28 Feb 2020 - Virtual
  • 1–6 Mar 2020 - In-Person Immersion

Cost: USD $22,995

Gain an enterprise perspective to make more informed, strategic decisions for driving organizational growth and transformation.

  • Prepare for executive leadership by broadening your understanding of how all aspects of your organization can work together.
  • Manage and leverage disruption while leading digital transformation within your organization.
  • Build a portfolio of proven strategies to grow profits, improve efficiency, inspire employees and promote collaboration between teams.
  • Discover the connection between wellness, energy management and performance, and learn how be your best self.
  • Embrace the many interconnected roles you play as a Modern Global Leader, and how each is critical to your success.

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Innovative Management in the Digital Age is designed for high-potential, experienced managers who demonstrate the capability to lead at the highest levels. Virtual and in-person modules, a digital transformation project, and a cross-functional, enterprise perspective of management make this a powerful next step in your leadership development. It's a six-month, integrated learning experience carefully engineered to create an immediate impact.

Be prepared to...

  • Deepen expertise in accounting, finance, operations, strategy and marketing.
  • Learn to formulate strategies to manage the most complex challenges facing businesses today, including organizational change, a fluctuating global economy, digital disruptors such as fintech and blockchain, and competition from established and emerging players.
  • Get a personalized leadership assessment and mind/body wellness profile that will reveal the character strengths and lifestyle habits that will help you achieve and sustain peak performance.
  • Participate in optional daily wellness activities to kickstart your lifestyle changes.
  • Explore challenges and best practices with your network of peers, and identify opportunities to apply them to your own organization.

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Program Flow

Opening Session - meet your faculty and cohort, get an overview of the program structure and dive right in to begin applying new concepts
 

Module 1 - Virtual
8 Sept – 15 Nov
Strengthening Your Core

  • Work weekly to prepare for the extended learning journey
  • Hone your financial literacy
  • Build on the foundations of strategy to expand your ability to think more strategically and analytically
  • Improve your decision quality with data analytics
  • Learn to communicate more effectively to create organizational alignment
  • Leverage customer insights to identify unmet needs and create competitive advantage
  • Assess the competitive position of your own organization

Module 2 - In-person Immersion
1-6 Dec
Integrating and Applying

  • Integrate learnings from virtual core module
  • Challenge assumptions & learn the power of data visualization
  • Leverage data analytics to drive change
  • Learn the principles of a digital transformation strategy
  • Prepare for your virtual team project

Module 3 - Virtual
Digital Transformation Project
If your organization is bringing a team, ask about working together to analyze your own company around digital transformation

  • Design a challenge project working virtually with your team
  • Collaborate with a faculty mentor to develop your team's approach
  • Intersperse working sessions with synchronous updates on current digital transformation concepts
  • Learn the finer points of working effectively across virtual teams

Module 4 - In-person Immersion
March 1-6

Putting Plans Into Action

  • Formulate more persuasive presentations that effectively influence and align stakeholders
  • Master digital strategy concepts like blockchain, cybersecurity, AI and machine learning
  • Mobilize your team to drive exceptional results
  • Envision how digital disruption and advanced analytics can be leveraged as an advantage for your organization
  • Develop confidence in the quality of your decision-making
  • Take advantage of individual coaching to identify your personal strengths and leadership style

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I came away with increased confidence in my ability to lead as a manager and with an ongoing commitment to focus my energies on learning.  Constance Neary, Vice President, United Educators

OUTCOMES & IMPACT

  • Develop a 360° view of your organization, gauging impact of external forces in achieving business objectives.
  • Lead, innovate and navigate through ambiguity, considering impact to the entire organization.
  • Leverage digital technology and data analytics to improve processes, creating greater value through innovative thinking and actions.
  • Understand the interconnection between strategy and financial performance, examining how and why key metrics link to organizational strategy.
  • Identify and seize strategic opportunities to drive change and growth.
  • Effectively engage with and influence stakeholders to create alignment around new strategic initiatives.
  • Cultivate a high-performance culture within your organization.
  • Supercharge your personal and professional development in tandem with that of your organization.

     

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CERTIFICATES

Innovative Management in the Digital Age counts as two credits toward a Certificate in Management. Complete this program and earn two additional credits to earn your certificate.


PARTICIPANTS

This program is designed for mid- to senior-level managers who are undertaking more cross-functional leadership roles at the executive level.

Opened my eyes to the profound benefits of integrating tactical management with strategic awareness. Leon Carayannopoulos, Executive Director, Celgene

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