HiOP 101: Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption

HiOP 101: Leadership in Volatile Times
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Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption in a nutshell

In this escalating changing world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), leaders are being challenged to come up with visionary thinking, make insightful strategic decisions and guide their teams to reach their destinations. A “business as usual” thinking model is an easy path to follow, yet in this program, we show why it should never be the only option considered. This HiOP, created as a joint venture with the Financial Times | IE  Corporate Learning Alliance, will provide insights from some of the best academics and business journalists to adapt to the roller-coaster ride that is today’s global economy.

 

What will you see in Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption?

In this HiOP, along with a combination of insights from academia and some of the media’s best business journalists, you will achieve the following learning objectives:

  • Gain a general understanding of the economy in a volatile world and get acquainted with the platform and course materials.
  • Structure the exploration and assessment of the disruptive effect of rapid changes in global business.
  • Apply a framework for disruptive technologically driven product and business model innovation in industries.
  • Recognize the impact of geopolitical instability in a global recessive economy.
  • Assess the frugal innovation revolution in France and see opportunities in the rise of Fintech.

 

Is Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption right for me?

Looking to gain the tools you need to react to threats and recognize new opportunities in a volatile world subject to complex and dramatic changes? This program is for you. While it’s not mandatory that you are in a leadership position, we highly recommend that you either have experience of making decisions inside a company or desire to have that experience shortly. Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption will benefit those wanting to further their understanding of the constant need to adapt to their environment and make changes to the “business as usual” approach to take advantage of newfound opportunities.

 

If you are a:

  • Professional at any stage of your career looking to gain the tools to tackle the VUCA world.
  • Someone who understands the constant need to adapt to their environment and make changes to the ‘business as usual’ approach to be the first to seize new opportunities.
  • A businessperson who has had in-company decision-making experience, or
  • Someone looking to make decisions within an organization shortly

Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption can give you the career boost you’re looking for.

 

What makes Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption unique?

Today’s business environment is one of more movement and instability than ever. To appropriately adapt to these conditions in this new global economic reality, this course offers an insight to gain greater visibility and higher sensitivity of the business landscape in the future. You will understand the necessary actions that will need to be crafted to envision you as a leader in the new age.

 

Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption’s Professor, Mark Esposito, is one of the most influential thinkers in the fields of strategy and leadership, with professorships at universities including Harvard Business School, IE Business School, and the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. While Esposito has won numerous accolades, he was named as one of the nominees for the  Thinkers50 Radar in 2016.

 

This program’s most strategic advantage is our collaboration with the Financial Times. As a complement to Professor Esposito’s insights, you will hear from journalists from one of the business world’s most reputed publications. FT’s involvement in the course will help you understand and analyze how global news and trends may impact your business. All the while, Michael Skapinker and the rest of the FT contributors offer rare insights from FT‘s data and unique access to global decision-makers.

 

How can I join in on the action?

If you’re ready to mold yourself into a leader prepared to take on a VUCA-filled future, you can learn more about Leadership and Strategy in the Age of Disruption by downloading a copy of our informational booklet. If you’re ready to join our next intake, get started on your application.

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