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Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage

04–09 JUN 2017
HBS CAMPUS
In an increasingly complex and competitive global economy, business leaders must be able to develop and implement corporate strategies that create long-term value across the enterprise. The challenging curriculum of Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage explores how to identify sources of competitive advantage, forecast industry change, analyze strategic tradeoffs, and recognize and exploit opportunities. You will emerge with a strategic blueprint for helping your company to expand and thrive in fast-moving global markets.
STRATEGY EDITION
Faculty Insights  |  Related Programs  |  Participant Testimonial  |  Publication Spotlight  |  Upcoming Programs  |  How to Cut Costs More Strategically  |  4 Ways CEOs Can Conquer Short-Termism  |  Finally, Evidence That Managing for the Long Term Pays Off  |  Strategy in the Age of Superabundant Capital  |  NEW: Certificate of Management Excellence  |  Comprehensive Leadership Programs  |  Take a 360° Campus Tour
FACULTY INSIGHTS
These Management Practices, Like Certain Technologies, Boost Company Performance
Are certain practices beneficial to firm performance regardless of the industry or the country in which they’re applied? HBS professor Raffaella Sadun, faculty cochair of our Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage program, spent years investigating this question. She shares her findings in this HBS Working Knowledge article. Read more.
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PARTICIPANT TESTIMONIAL
At [Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage], the main takeaway for me was that the program reinforced the value of careful, long-term, strategic planning based on facts and the importance of clearly communicating that strategy to every level of the organization. Read more testimonials.

Peter Faulhaber
President, Fujifilm Recording Media U.S.A., Inc., U.S.
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FEATURED RESOURCES
How to Cut Costs More Strategically
Across-the-board cuts often backfire.
4 Ways CEOs Can Conquer Short-Termism
Tell a story that’s bigger than quarterly earnings.
Finally, Evidence That Managing for the Long Term Pays Off
And it does so on almost every financial measure that matters.
Strategy in the Age of Superabundant Capital
Money is no longer a scarce resource. That changes everything.
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Broaden your capabilities and sharpen your acumen with the Certificate of Management Excellence, a new offering created by HBS for top business leaders. To earn this certificate and the perks that come along with it, complete three select open-enrollment programs in 36 months.

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