Through this project sequence:
Learners interview and analyze executives as a way to document best practices in leadership. Learners apply their findings to their own leadership style and find ways to enhance their personal leadership effectiveness. Learners review strategic plans to connect effective leadership to fulfillment of organizational strategy. Learners develop tactical plans with measurable objectives to move the firm from its present position to fulfillment of its mission and vision.
Learners practice leading and managing effective organizations and people. Learners assess organizational needs, evaluate performance, and manage human resources to accomplish organizational and strategic goals.
The Evolving Organization
Learners study how organization change over time, due to technological change, market change, learning to change the formal and informal aspects of the organization to accomplish the changing mission and vision. Learners analyze the appropriate type of organizational structure needed to accomplish the strategic plan.
Global Best Practices
Learners work with leaders in a global organization to evaluate organizational performance against baseline case studies. Learners evaluate corporate leadership, operations, and financial performance against organizational mission and vision. Learners present recommendations to the leadership of the firm.
The Leadership Plan
Learners develop a leadership plan, with effective measurement built in, for a new company, or for the delivery of a new product/service within an existing organization. Learners allocate human and other resources appropriately to fulfill the strategic plan.