To sustain competitive advantage, companies must reassess their corporate mission and reset their strategic goals. This program explores the powerful performance management systems that successful organizations use to compete successfully in a rapidly-changing global economy. With a deeper understanding of how to analyze and communicate business strategy, you will learn how to manage operational and strategic risk while driving breakthrough innovation and performance.

What You Can Expect

Driving Corporate Performance is designed to help align your organization with corporate objectives and provide you with the tools to accurately measure and monitor organizational progress. By learning how to motivate and lead a competitive, scalable organization, you'll emerge with a strategy map for designing, implementing, and managing systems that create value and drive growth.

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Driving Corporate Performance is designed to help align your organization with corporate objectives and provide you with the tools to accurately measure and monitor organizational progress. By learning how to motivate and lead a competitive, scalable organization, you'll emerge with a strategy map for designing, implementing, and managing systems that create value and drive growth.

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Your Course of Study

Through best-practice case studies, interactive exercises, and special elective sessions, the program examines how forward-thinking organizations develop strategies that generate value and drive profitable growth. You'll also learn how to determine your company's level of risk, measure and manage customer profitability, and build data-driven relationships with your suppliers and customers.

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Through best-practice case studies, interactive exercises, and special elective sessions, the program examines how forward-thinking organizations develop strategies that generate value and drive profitable growth. You'll also learn how to determine your company's level of risk, measure and manage customer profitability, and build data-driven relationships with your suppliers and customers.

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Who Is Right for the Program

This leadership development program is appropriate for chief financial officers, vice presidents of finance, strategic planning officers, controllers, and others with planning, control, and accounting responsibilities.

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This leadership development program is appropriate for chief financial officers, vice presidents of finance, strategic planning officers, controllers, and others with planning, control, and accounting responsibilities.

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Every Harvard Business School Executive Education program is developed and taught by HBS faculty who are widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. Through publishing, consulting, and teaching, HBS faculty leverage their business expertise and field-based research to develop enduring concepts that shape the practice of management. The result is an Executive Education teaching team whose groundbreaking insights challenge participants' thinking and enable them to become superior business leaders.

Faculty Cochair
Senior Fellow, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Emeritus. Member of the Accounting and Management Unit; and faculty chair of "Risk Management for Corporate Leaders: From Compliance to Competitive Advantage" and "Driving Corporate Performance—China"; and faculty cochair of "Driving Corporate Performance: Aligning Scorecards, Systems, and Strategy" and "Value Measurement for Health Care." Read Full Bio
Faculty Cochair
Charles M. Williams Professor of Business Administration. Member of the Accounting and Management Unit; and faculty cochair of "Driving Corporate Performance: Aligning Scorecards, Systems, and Strategy." Read Full Bio

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Every Harvard Business School Executive Education program is developed and taught by HBS faculty who are widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. Through publishing, consulting, and teaching, HBS faculty leverage their business expertise and field-based research to develop enduring concepts that shape the practice of management. The result is an Executive Education teaching team whose groundbreaking insights challenge participants' thinking and enable them to become superior business leaders.

Robert S. Kaplan

Faculty Cochair
Senior Fellow, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Emeritus. Member of the Accounting and Management Unit; and faculty chair of "Risk Management for Corporate Leaders: From Compliance to Competitive Advantage" and "Driving Corporate Performance—China"; and faculty cochair of "Driving Corporate Performance: Aligning Scorecards, Systems, and Strategy" and "Value Measurement for Health Care."

Robert Simons

Faculty Cochair
Charles M. Williams Professor of Business Administration. Member of the Accounting and Management Unit; and faculty cochair of "Driving Corporate Performance: Aligning Scorecards, Systems, and Strategy."

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Admissions

Please submit your application at least four weeks before the program start date. Since qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis, early application is encouraged. Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. Because Executive Education programs enhance the leadership capacity of the participants as well as their organizations, HBS expects the full commitment of both. While participants are attending a program, sponsoring organizations agree to relieve them of their work responsibilities so that they can fully focus on the learning experience.

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Please submit your application at least four weeks before the program start date. Since qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis, early application is encouraged. Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. Because Executive Education programs enhance the leadership capacity of the participants as well as their organizations, HBS expects the full commitment of both. While participants are attending a program, sponsoring organizations agree to relieve them of their work responsibilities so that they can fully focus on the learning experience.

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Programs, dates, fees, and faculty are subject to change.

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