Walter E. Rodriguez Prof., PhD

Walter E. Rodriguez Prof., PhD
directs the Institute for Technological Innovation at Florida Gulf Coast University. He was awarded the Harvard Foundation Medal and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Strategic Management

A well-formulated strategy is essential for obtaining and maintaining your organization’s competitive-edge in the marketplace. Given the turbulent global business environment, how can you position your organization and steer it in the right direction? “Strategy Best Practices” will provide you with state-of-the-art skills, methods, and tools for strategically positioning your organization in a dynamic marketplace as well as help you determine a propitious niche market, based on your core competencies.

Executive Education

  • Strategy Best Practices
    This program is designed for both executives and managers looking for new ways to generate value within their organizations. 5 days.
  • International Executive Management Program
    This general management program is an excellent refresher and further preparation for general management responsibilities in a world of worldwide enterprises. 5 + 4 days.
  • General Management Program for Future Leaders
    The following three parts provide participants with knowledge essential to excellent management: Part I: General Management; Part II: Finance & Controlling. 2 x 4 days.
  • Consulting & Coaching
    Ask for coaching or consulting services of Prof. Dr. Walter Rodriguez and his team here

International Programs

General Management Week
The ability to turn ideas and concepts into results is crucial for executives and experienced managers. The program explores the essential management requisites for achieving sustainable results across organizational boundaries. 5 days

International Executive Management Program
This general management program for experienced managers is an excellent update and further preparation for general management responsibilities in a globalized world. 9 days.

Advanced General Management Program
This two-part, intensive program prepares you for new and greater responsibilities, or reinforces your existing skills by keeping you abreast of the latest developments in managerial practice and research.

Advanced Executive Leadership
Learn how great leadership balances the strategic needs of the company with the practical human dimension, ever-present in business, to achieve results. 4 days.

Strategy Best Practice
Strategy Best Practices gives you solid skills, methods, and instruments for strategically positioning your company within a dynamic marketplace. 4 days.

Finance for Executives
Over the course of four days, ‚Finance for Executives‘ will lend you the skills you need to enhance your company’s financial bottom line.

Doing Business in China
This five-day program in Shanghai lends the skills needed for current or future expatriates who will be managing a business in China’s dynamic economy