Program Announcement

The information below is based on the program offered in 2015, and does not reflect potential changes to faculty and course content for the 2016 course.

With global companies expanding operations in the Greater China region and many Asian countries assessing new markets for growth, the competitive landscape is shifting daily. In such a dynamic environment, companies can't afford to let their strategies become stagnant. In this program, you'll learn how to overcome strategic obstacles companies face as they look to drive growth in new countries and regions. Through time-tested strategy design principles and crucial techniques for strategy execution, you'll be prepared to transform your strategy—and your company.

What You Can Expect

Providing a strong foundation for strategic renewal, this program empowers you to exploit emerging opportunities across Asia and around the world. You will learn how to adjust your strategy to new competitive factors and—more important—how to translate that strategy into day-to-day execution.

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Providing a strong foundation for strategic renewal, this program empowers you to exploit emerging opportunities across Asia and around the world. You will learn how to adjust your strategy to new competitive factors and—more important—how to translate that strategy into day-to-day execution.

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Your Course of Study

Addressing the unique characteristics of Asian operations, this intensive program builds your strategic intelligence by drawing on the experiences of companies making strategic shifts. Diverse case studies, faculty presentations, and group exercises help you master strategy and execution across your organization. The program is taught in both Chinese and English with simultaneous translation.

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Addressing the unique characteristics of Asian operations, this intensive program builds your strategic intelligence by drawing on the experiences of companies making strategic shifts. Diverse case studies, faculty presentations, and group exercises help you master strategy and execution across your organization. The program is taught in both Chinese and English with simultaneous translation.

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Who Is Right for the Program

This leadership training program is designed for senior executives and general managers, including presidents and chief executive officers, who are responsible for developing and implementing strategies. It is particularly well suited for executives at large established Asian companies focused on international expansion and multinational or global firms seeking to enhance their strategy for Asia.

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This leadership training program is designed for senior executives and general managers, including presidents and chief executive officers, who are responsible for developing and implementing strategies. It is particularly well suited for executives at large established Asian companies focused on international expansion and multinational or global firms seeking to enhance their strategy for Asia.

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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 Chair
William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus. Member of the Strategy Unit; and faculty chair of "Reinventing and Executing Strategy—China" and "Aligning and Executing Strategy—India." 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.

Stephen P. Bradley

Faculty Chair
William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus. Member of the Strategy Unit; and faculty chair of "Reinventing and Executing Strategy—China" and "Aligning and Executing Strategy—India."

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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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