To drive long-term growth, global leaders need a balanced view of business that encompasses both financial and nonfinancial measures as well as multiple control systems. In this Executive Education program, you'll examine the best practices and practical application of powerful new systems for managing cost, assessing risk, and driving performance.

What You Can Expect

During the program, you'll examine the analytical and communication techniques used by successful organizations to manage operational and strategic risk. You'll also master the skills to implement effective strategies, drive breakthrough innovation, and sustain a competitive advantage as the global economy evolves.

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During the program, you'll examine the analytical and communication techniques used by successful organizations to manage operational and strategic risk. You'll also master the skills to implement effective strategies, drive breakthrough innovation, and sustain a competitive advantage as the global economy evolves.

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Your Course of Study

By exploring how winning companies maximize powerful control systems, this program enables you to develop strategies that drive performance and generate value. You'll also examine effective ways to measure and manage customer profitability, determine your company's level of risk, and develop data-driven relationships with suppliers and customers.

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By exploring how winning companies maximize powerful control systems, this program enables you to develop strategies that drive performance and generate value. You'll also examine effective ways to measure and manage customer profitability, determine your company's level of risk, and develop data-driven relationships with 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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Faculty

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 Chair
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

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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 Chair
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."

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Admissions

Please submit your application at least six 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 six 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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