Strategic Leadership

Prepare to lead transformational change in your organization. Develop the perspective to lead strategically by assessing your opportunities in the competitive environment, developing and implementing strategy with a focus on a constantly changing future, and aligning your organization around the fundamental pillars of strategy, leadership, and culture.

Short Course

Strategic Leadership

Overview

Prepare to lead transformational change in your organization. Develop the perspective to lead strategically by assessing your opportunities in the competitive environment, developing and implementing strategy with a focus on a constantly changing future, and aligning your organization around the fundamental pillars of strategy, leadership, and culture.

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Current Offerings

Start

Apr 08, 2024

End

Apr 11, 2024

Schedule

April 8-11, 2024: 12:30-3:45pm Eastern

Location

Live Remote

Fee

Who Should Attend

  • Organizational leaders responsible for:
    • creating and implementing corporate, enterprise, or division level strategy
    • business unit strategy execution or those on the fast track to senior strategy roles
    • strategic planning or portfolio management functions
    • business transformation and innovation
    • end-to-end strategy from creation through execution
  • Leadership teams looking for effective methods to collaborate on cross-organizational strategy implementation

Program Benefits

  • Improve your ability to:
    • Critically assess and respond to the changing environment and marketplace
    • Develop a roadmap that aligns your organization or unit's strategy with your external environment
    • Balance ‘design thinking’ with ‘critical thinking’ to develop and test new initiatives
    • Assess your organizational culture - and team - and the propensity for change
    • Communicate, motivate, and empower to lead sustainable organizational change

Program Content

Faculty leaders will have you take a global view of your organization where you will confront the external factors affecting the business and identify opportunities for innovation.

  • Strategic Leadership
    • Thinking from the outside-in
    • Assessing the external environment -- social, political, technological, economic, and global factors
    • Analyzing your organizational culture and the propensity for change
    • Managing the tension between the need for growth and the challenge of change
  • Understanding the Leader’s ‘Strategy Toolbox’
    • Do you really need a strategy to lead?
    • Balancing internal requirements with external opportunities & threats - Strategy as the critical fulcrum
    • Leveraging the resources and capabilities of your team and organization
    • Checking for alignment – is your strategy ‘right’?
  • Building Strategies
    • Innovation – balancing current reality and future opportunities
    • Understanding where your competitors thrive – and where you ‘live’
    • Design Thinking as a tool for creating opportunities
    • Building a strategy portfolio
  • Linking Culture to a Leadership Mindset
    • Strategy, Leadership, and Culture – Your Organizational DNA
    • Translating strategic intent into action with your team
    • Sustainable success

Customize This Program

All programs can be tailored to your organization and team, and be delivered to groups of 10 or more. Contact us about custom program possibilities. View Details Request Info 800-311-6364
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The Executive Programs Short Course Experience

All of our transformational learning experiences provide the right environment for you to quickly develop and apply new capabilities.

Pre-work

You'll have access to a personal learning portal where you will obtain pre-program assignments, travel support (if applicable), and a list of fellow participants. Pre-work prepares you to immediately engage in content and learning allowing for a more effective application of knowledge.

Practical Content

Our learning experiences pair practical action learning and coaching with new knowledge, tools, and perspectives. We'll explore current, real-world examples of how organizations around the globe address critical challenges and how it may relate to yours.

Led by Experts

Plug into our network of thought leaders. Our award-winning teachers, researchers, consultants, and practitioners understand today's leaders and the critical challenges they face. They will work with you to offer guidance before, during, and after each program.

Peer Networking

You'll learn as much from your peer cohort as you do from the instructors! The value of different perspectives coming from different organizations and their challenges are immeasurable.

Faculty

Expert executive faculty who have led significant change within the private and public sectors will provide models and frameworks to help you transform vision into and action plan for results.

Customize This Program

All programs can be tailored to your organization and team, and be delivered to groups of 10 or more. Contact us about custom program possibilities. View Details Request Info 800-311-6364
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Additional Details

Our Learning Solutions Associate will be happy to hold a seat for you in this program. A reservation does not commit you to the program until you submit the registration form online. To reserve your spot, click the ‘Save my Seat’ button next the program’s offering, listed above.

Discount Rates

  • 20%: In-Person delivery, or Live Remote delivery with 20+ participants on same invoice (Contact us to register your group)
  • 10%: Live Remote delivery

Eligibility

Tuition discounts are available for:

  • DoD or government employees
  • Penn State alumni
  • Individuals who commit to earning a Professional Certificate
  • Teams of three or more attending from the same organization
  • CSCR Corporate Sponsors and other affiliated groups (with valid discount code)

After registration, you will receive access to your personal learning portal. There you can find the following information:

  • Pre-program assignments, which prepare you for the program before the start date
  • A list of program faculty and fellow registered participants
  • Travel coordination and support, if applicable

Transfers

If an accepted Penn State Executive Programs applicant finds it necessary to transfer to another session of the same program, one transfer will be allowed with no charge if arranged more than six (6) weeks prior. Additional transfers, transfers to a different program, or transfers arranged less than six (6) weeks prior incur a charge of 10% of the current program fee.

The sponsoring company may identify a replacement candidate, but the replacement candidate must be accepted for the program through an admissions review.

Refunds

The following refunds will apply for withdraws if Penn State Executive Programs is notified in writing within the time period stated:

  • Full refund with notification received more than six (6) weeks prior to start of the program
  • 50% refund with notification received between two (2) and six (6) weeks before the start of the program.
  • No refund with notification received two (2) weeks or less prior to the start of program.

Note: The registered participant or their agent must confirm all notification of withdrawals, transfers and substitutions in writing. If written notification is not received, the full program fee will be assessed.

Cancellations

The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other related charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges by airlines or travel agencies. In the case of postponement, as an alternative to a refund, program fees may be transferred to another session of that program.

If you have any questions or concerns about our cancellation policy, please contact us to discuss further.