Even during an economic downturn, India continues to offer growth opportunities for local firms and multinational companies. This program explores how to create corporate value, improve enterprise performance, and position your organization for success when India's economy rebounds. You'll develop the financial and analytical skills to translate your corporate mission into performance targets, align your organization to pursue its goals, and accurately measure your company's progress.

What You Can Expect

This Executive Education program examines the strategies and governance systems that successful companies use to manage cost and improve performance. Focused on delivering corporate value, you'll explore how to manage operational and strategic risks, implement performance evaluation systems that drive results, and achieve breakthrough performance in a complex, often uncertain economic climate.

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This Executive Education program examines the strategies and governance systems that successful companies use to manage cost and improve performance. Focused on delivering corporate value, you'll explore how to manage operational and strategic risks, implement performance evaluation systems that drive results, and achieve breakthrough performance in a complex, often uncertain economic climate.

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Your Course of Study

Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability—India explores the diverse strategies that winning companies use to create value and manage risk. Specifically, you'll learn how to drive customer profitability, analyze the key factors required to grow via acquisitions, improve your governance systems, and effectively communicate corporate performance to your investors.

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Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability—India explores the diverse strategies that winning companies use to create value and manage risk. Specifically, you'll learn how to drive customer profitability, analyze the key factors required to grow via acquisitions, improve your governance systems, and effectively communicate corporate performance to your investors.

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Who Is Right for the Program

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

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Harvard Business School in India

As part of Harvard's mission to build a truly global university, HBS has been cultivating stronger and deeper connections with India's business community for more than a decade. We began by conducting case studies on companies operating in India. Over time, our commitment has expanded to include development initiatives for faculty in India, specialized education programs, analysis of local business challenges through the India Research Center, and a state-of-the-art classroom at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai. HBS is dedicated to fostering a worldwide exchange of knowledge that will drive economic growth in India and around the world.

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As part of Harvard's mission to build a truly global university, HBS has been cultivating stronger and deeper connections with India's business community for more than a decade. We began by conducting case studies on companies operating in India. Over time, our commitment has expanded to include development initiatives for faculty in India, specialized education programs, analysis of local business challenges through the India Research Center, and a state-of-the-art classroom at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai. HBS is dedicated to fostering a worldwide exchange of knowledge that will drive economic growth in India and around the world.

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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.

Paul M. Healy

James R. Williston Professor of Business Administration and Henry B. Arthur Fellow. Senior Associate Dean, Director of Research; and member of the Accounting and Management Unit. Faculty chair of "Audit Committees in a New Era of Governance" and "Strategic Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation"; and faculty cochair of "Leadership in Financial Organizations."

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V.G. Narayanan

Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration. Head of the Accounting and Management Unit; and faculty chair of "Compensation Committees: New Challenges, New Solutions" and "Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability—India."

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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.

Paul M. Healy

James R. Williston Professor of Business Administration and Henry B. Arthur Fellow. Senior Associate Dean, Director of Research; and member of the Accounting and Management Unit. Faculty chair of "Audit Committees in a New Era of Governance" and "Strategic Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation"; and faculty cochair of "Leadership in Financial Organizations."

V.G. Narayanan

Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration. Head of the Accounting and Management Unit; and faculty chair of "Compensation Committees: New Challenges, New Solutions" and "Improving Corporate Performance and Profitability—India."

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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.

In accordance with Harvard University policy, Harvard Business School does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex or sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities.

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