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ISB Executive Education | General Management Programme

Maximise Your Strategic Impact

Course Snapshot

  • FeeINR 8,50,000 + Taxes
  • Work Experience10 - 20 Years
  • Duration10 Months
  • Delivery MethodBlended- Online

Course Detail

Programme Overview:

In the dynamic theatre of contemporary business, the General Management Programme (GMP) emerges as an essential crucible for leadership refinement. This programme is a deep exploration into the realms of strategic decision-making, self-awareness, and advanced negotiation. It is intricately designed to forge leaders capable of steering their entities towards remarkable growth and success in an ever-evolving landscape.

Programme Outcomes:

The programme will prepare executives to:

  • Effect strategies for complex, ambiguous, and uncertain business contexts.
  • Build a foundation of critical thinking to solve business problems.
  • Enhance negotiation skills, project influence, and maximise impact.
  • Leverage opportunities in the new economy to drive growth, operational excellence, and competitive value.
  • Create organisational strategies and cultures that facilitate continuous innovation, and transformation.
  • Shape your personal leadership development plan and presence that allows leading teams and organisations with greater authenticity, empathy, and purpose.
  • Understand the importance of business storytelling and executive presence.
  • Make better decisions during periods of uncertainty.
  • Master supply chains in a digital world.
  • Learn to spot opportunities in the new economy.
  • Understand the importance of executive presence.
  • Build a foundation of critical thinking to solve business problems.
  • Develop powerful negotiation skills to unlock greater value.

Desired Candidate Profile

Is This Programme For You?

This programme is ideal for high-calibre executives who are looking to expand knowledge beyond functional expertise and the scope of their influence in firms to deliver greater impact. Ideal candidates include:

  • Senior executives with 10-20 years of work experience whose cross-functional responsibilities are significantly expanding.
  • Executives who are or soon, will be leading a business or major project or large teams.
  • Senior functional leader aspiring to strategic leadership opportunities in the firm.
  • Senior executives with P&L responsibilities.

Course Modules

Module 1: Elevate Your Decision-Making Skills

Strengthen the foundations of decision-making as a first step in advancing your leadership growth

  • Gain a CEO's perspective on ways to manage decision-making under uncertainty.
  • Identify and activate business strategies that create competitive value for your firm.
  • Strengthen your understanding of accounting fundamentals, statistics, and critical thinking that lay a strong foundation for analysing and solving complex business problems.
  • Gain a sound understanding of how to leverage data and analytics to make informed business decisions that drive competitive value.
  • Enhance self-awareness and drive leadership effectiveness.
  • Prepare yourself to solve a real-world business challenge that is relevant to you or your organisation.

Module 2: Deliver Business Results

Enhance your understanding of core functional areas and their alignment with overall business strategy

  • Understand corporate turnarounds from a CEO's perspective.
  • Gain an understanding of fundamental, strategic marketing issues that confront senior management.
  • Understand financial strategies for creating value, managing risks, and addressing trade-offs in meeting the demands of investors, customers, employees, and society.
  • Learn about structures, processes, operations, and technologies that foster visibility and accountability across the value chain.
  • Understand the alignment between operations strategy and product or service quality.
  • Develop a strategic plan for effective negotiation and expand your scope of influence.

Module 3: Lead Tomorrow's Challenges

Leverage opportunities created by the digital economy and formulate winning strategies that drive growth and innovation

  • Get a CEO's view on creating opportunities in the new economy.
  • Identify opportunities for disruptive innovation.
  • Redefine business models for the digital economy.
  • Build a culture that facilitates change and large-scale digital transformation.
  • Learn to inculcate growth mindsets that propel your organisation towards success.
  • Nurture a shift in mindsets to enable yourself and your team to break free from existing myths around performance.
  • Provide a comprehensive assessment of the business leadership challenge and formulate an initial solution.

Module 4: Craft Your Personal Leadership Plan

Communicate with your stakeholders in innovative and engaging ways and weave an inspiring leadership story

  • Identify your leadership style, strengths, and areas of improvement.
  • Learn how to use storytelling as a communication tool to catalyse your personal brand.
  • Enhance your executive presence with greater awareness, critical reflection, and feedback.
  • Learn how to steer the transformation of your products, services, and organisation with design thinking by putting the customer at the centre of your strategy.
  • Gain self-awareness and create a personalised plan for continued growth.
  • Unlock the full potential of your leadership to deliver greater organisational impact.
  • Build an agile leadership presence and key influence skills that inspire change and lay the foundation for an adaptable and nimble organisation.