Strong leadership rises to the top again and again as the key advantage that separates world-class companies from the rest. Great leaders are able not only to craft winning competitive strategies, but also to drive critical innovation, implement change, and create agile organizations that can succeed in complex markets. Leadership Best Practices is an HBS Executive Education program that explores the many dimensions of great leadership. From global research on strategy to new tactics for leading your team, you will gain a deeper understanding of how leadership is evolving in the 21st century and how you can steer your company to a more successful future.
Designed to build strategic vision and personal leadership skills, the program examines today's leadership best practices in depth. Through dynamic lectures, case studies, and small group interactions, you will prepare to take your leadership to the next level and enhance your contribution to company growth.
In seven modules focused on the latest HBS research and analysis, you will examine the many ways you can drive competitive advantage for your company. You will explore the strategic function of visionary leadership; the importance of gathering ideas from outside your sector; the path to success in emerging markets; and strategies for driving continuous innovation, taking service to a new level, building the right sense of urgency, and growing talent from within.
This leadership development program is designed for senior executives with significant management responsibilities at large established companies. It is particularly appropriate for chief executive officers, chief operating officers, chief administrative officers, senior vice presidents, general managers, senior human resource officers, and divisional directors or leaders.
The Leadership Initiative at Harvard Business School was created as a catalyst to achieve the School's mission to: "…educate leaders who make a difference in the world." Since its inception, HBS has been committed to shaping business leaders with the integrity and capacity to build world-class organizations. Today, the Leadership Initiative seeks to ensure that HBS remains at the forefront of leadership research and development for the 21st century and beyond.
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