Executive Development Program

Top-level seminar for managers who work on an international level.

Overview

CONCEPT

Are you an executive with high-level responsibility in an international business environment, or an executive who has recently assumed such tasks? Then the Executive Development Program is the perfect way for you to deepen your management skills even further. It offers a deep-dive into modern management techniques. As manager and executive, it gives you the tools you need to further optimize your overall performance in your area of responsibility, whatever that might be.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE

Ideally suited to experienced managers who are assuming more responsibility for achieving their company‘ s overall results at an international level. If you‘re looking for best practices and new concepts to ensure this, if you‘re looking to be more effective at organizing your management tasks, then this program is the place to do it.

HOW THE PROGRAM IS STRUCTURED

Part 1: Strategic Management

Part 2: Executive Leadership

PART 1: EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Successful companies are well-managed companies – at least if success is sustainable. This does not mean that there‘s no room for improvement. In the first part of our program, our lecturers give you everything you need to achieve leadership excellence.

Guidelines from above

  • A good leader always shows the way
  • Knows the deeper meaning
  • The company as benefit-creator
  • A focus on customer benefits
  • Guidelines for company values and ethics
  • Common goals

Developing leadership principles

  • The picture a leader has of people in general
  • Creating a canon of management principles
  • Establish a leadership philosophy

Forming a management team

  • Depend on employees you trust
  • Setting the rules for a management team
  • Leading the management team
  • Personal branding – what does the boss stand for?

Management as role-model

  • Exemplify desired behavior by your own actions
  • Create a company culture through role models
  • How crucial experiences shape the management climate

Leadership instruments

  • Leadership instruments for steering the company
  • Developing your own leadership tools

Change management

  • How to soften resistance to change
  • Skillful change-management techniques

Communication

  • Executive communication
  • What messages from above and below are actually understood?
  • How to communicate well – useful tips for every day

PART 2: STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

A good leader determines the direction the company needs to go and ensures implementation of the necessary changes to achieve this.

A long-term strategic vision

  • In what direction is our industry developing
  • Future customer demands
  • Leaps in technology and their consequences for our company
  • Writing the script for our future as a company
  • Thinking in scenarios

Company identity, today and tomorrow

  • Identifying our true company identity. What are we at the current time?
  • Adjusting our identity to match the views of our customers and market requirements
  • What do we want to be in the future; our ideal identity?

Actual situation assessment and where to take action

  • Chances and threats to our current core business
  • Trends, external and internal developments
  • Situation and where to take action

Optimizing our current business

  • Optimizing your established business in order to use it more profitably
  • Defending and expanding your company‘s current market position
  • Cultivating factors that lead to success today

Business models for the future

  • Recognizing future business opportunities
  • Channeling resources into the creation of new business models

Precise strategies

  • Working up a company strategy
  • Strategies for areas of business and business units
  • Strategies for company departments and service centers
  • Aligning them to be a revitalizing strategy system

The best organizational structure

  • Requirements for the best of all possible organizational structures
  • The effects an organizational structure has on a company
  • Determining the best structure and implementing it

Performance thanks to processes

  • Optimizing your company‘s internal processes
  • Advantages and disadvantages of a company run by processes

IT & Communication as a driver of success

  • Competitive advantages through IT and communications
  • Introducing new technologies into your company

Your desired corporate culture

  • Shaping a robust corporate culture
  • Developing the corporate culture you want

Entrepreneurial thinking and the talent pool

  • Bringing more entrepreneurial thinking to your company
  • Controlled inspiration. Proactive yes, but controlled
Key details

ZN2010

Language
Deutsch
Date
Part 1: 30.03.2020 - 02.04.2020, Hamburg
Part 2: 24.08.2020 - 27.08.2020, St.Gallen
Fees
CHF 7'900.- / EUR 7'200.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZN2020

Language
Deutsch
Date
Part 1: 22.06.2020 - 25.06.2020, Boston, MA
Part 2: 24.08.2020 - 27.08.2020, St.Gallen
Fees
CHF 7'900.- / EUR 7'200.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZN2030

Language
Deutsch
Date
Part 1: 14.09.2020 - 17.09.2020, Boston, MA
Part 2: 05.10.2020 - 08.10.2020, Boston, MA
Fees
CHF 7'900.- / EUR 7'200.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZN2040

Language
Deutsch
Date
Part 1: 09.11.2020 - 12.11.2020, Hamburg
Part 2: 08.12.2020 - 11.12.2020, Hamburg
Fees
CHF 7'900.- / EUR 7'200.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)
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