PROGRAM CATALOG

Science of Strategy (SoSt1)

Sost1 Driving strategic impact - (executive program)

Tackle strategic problem-solving using a well-structured, rigorous and efficient process that leads to high-impact recommendations.  

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Over the last few decades, top-tier strategy consulting firms have cultivated a unique set of skills that consistently help them deliver high-impact solutions to complex strategic issues. Driving Strategic Impact trains participants in how to drive strategic impact for their organizations and their clients, through a combination of tools, frameworks, role-plays and case studies.   It is organized along the four phases of strategic problem solving:  (i) Developing a Clear Understanding of Your Problem, (ii) Creating a Strategy Development Roadmap, (iii) Analyzing Data to Draw Strategic Conclusions, and (iv) Developing High-Impact Recommendations.

This program is based on the popular Driving Strategic Impact class taught by Prof. Hitendra Wadhwa at Columbia Business School, offered additionally as a 3-day Executive Education program at the Columbia University campus in New York City.  See here for more details.

Join us for Driving Strategic Impact if you want to improve your effectiveness in solving strategy problems and in becoming a trusted advisor for colleagues and clients.  

You Will Learn How To:

  • Get client / organizational support for strategic initiatives
  • Concretely define the scope of a strategy project
  • Develop a well-structured strategic problem-solving roadmap
  • Align with key stakeholders
  • Rapidly move to the core issues to focus your problem-solving effort
  • Efficiently gather the right information to build a relevant fact base
  • Extract information from internal and external sources
  • Synthesize data to drive key conclusions
  • Develop high-impact recommendations
  • Put your new learnings into practice on real-life strategy cases
  • Manage strategy projects for maximum impact

Program Dates 1:  Feb. 29, 2016 through May 20, 2016
Program Dates 2:  Sept. 52016 through Nov. 25, 2016

For large cohorts of learners from your organization, IPL offers customized learning dates and learning paths.  Please inquire below.

We welcome an inquiry from you on how we can serve your organization.

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