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Managing Strategy for Action

Gain new perspectives on strategy execution for Bertelsmann’s Top and Senior Management

From new strategy frameworks to geopolitical forces, from state-of-the-art org designs to personal leadership preferences: Build and implement a sustainable strategy with the help of world-class Harvard Business School faculty

Closed GroupClosed Group
Min. 40 participants
Max. 50 participants
Booking information
Nomination by divisional Heads of HR only
Participants pay travel expenses
Date and location

September 2024
Campus Harvard Business School, Boston/USA

3,5 days (incl. pre-/post online)

What you will learn

  • Strategy
  • Consumer behavior
  • Technology incl. data
  • Change management
  • Innovation
  • Role of ambidextrous leadership

You will:

  • Understand and apply state-of-the-art frameworks to effectively navigate industries and markets by gaining a stronger command over: Strategic lenses, execution paradigms and leadership capabilities
  • Gain insights into and practice proven methods for the ambidextrous leader (exploit vs. explore)

Who will benefit

  • Top Management position holders
  • Top Management Pool participants
  • Senior Management position holders with vertical potential for Top Management position e.g.:             
    Leaders of function or business unit who are accountable for implementing strategy in their field of responsibility 
  • Role-specific leadership program is prerequisite (exceptions to be discussed individually)

What you can expect

Virtual sessions include:

  • Live HBS Online session with key faculty to frame program and discuss expectations (group vs. individual)
  • Post-classroom follow-up session to discuss individual take-aways and action plans

Classroom sessions include:

  • 4-day program on-campus at Harvard Business School (HBS), Boston
  • Case studies and practical workshops with faculty
  • Innovative methods of learning and group discussion