Leadership Dynamics: From Follower to Leader
Enabling a context within which people can exceed their mission is the central purpose of leadership. This module supports participants by helping them reflect on their behaviours and attributes as managers by responding to key Qs: Where am I in my leadership journey? How do I respond to evolving externalities and what changes will I need to make to transition from a follower to a leader? This module will enhance and activate your transition from a follower to a leader.
Developing High Performance Work System (HPWS)
HPWS is a term used to describe a management strategy whereby a set of complementary human resource management and work practices are implemented with the expectation that they will deliver improved organisational performance. In this module participants will acquire an understanding of the design principles underpinning the key elements of an HPWS. Additionally the workshop will explore the impact of national and organisational culture in facilitating HPWS.
Manager as a Performance Coach
This module addresses key issues focused on developing the participants as a manager-coach. Coaching as a profession has undergone rapid advancements over the last two decades, It fundamentally revolves around boosting individual performance in changing contexts by leveraging individual talent and potential, knowledge advancement and capability enhancement. This module will help the participant learn, assess and apply coaching frameworks and the processes to their own organizational context.
Managing Uncertainty Through Scenario Planning
Reacting to organisational environments that evolve continuously requires managers to work with constant change and uncertainty. One avenue of responding to the complexity of such environments is to adopt a scenario planning approach as part of strategy building. Organisational strategy can be better constructed and executed by reflecting on multi-disciplinary input that results in new trends, driving forces and macro events. This module enables managers to assess externalities, develop, apply and evaluate scenarios to the
organisation's strategic context.
Leading from Strategy to Operations
This module covers the design and implementation of strategy, both at the organisational and at the business unit levels. It also presents the tools and methodologies for industry and competition analysis in new, mature and emerging markets, as well as techniques to tap uncontested markets to deliver fast growth and superior profitability. Emphasis is placed on the importance of execution-centred strategic planning and the management of business processes, as well as on change management and overcoming the challenges of strategy implementation.
Rethinking Strategic Value of Markets and Consumers
When business, societal and environment realities evolve , the strategic value creation, communication and dissemination process also undergoes change. This module critically assesses these new realities in the context of a virtualized and globalised business world and evaluates its impacts on markets and consumers. The module will provide an analytical framework around which business problems can be tackled and strategic decisions made to better communicate and disseminate processes while enhancing strategic value.
Managing a Global Business
This module addresses key challenges faced by executives in managing organisational in a global world. It aims to equip participants with new knowledge and skills that will allow them to develop innovative strategies for cross-border market entry, production, marketing, human resource management, and other demanding organisational challenges.
Creating Value to Organisations
Organisations create value by supplying products/services that meet customer demand. This module introduces advanced techniques to: analyse the building blocks of value creation across organisations; design a strategic business model, leveraging the power of various stakeholders through the principles of co-creation; mainstream innovation across the organisation while managing risk; and improve decision making to drive organisational performance.
Stakeholder Governance in a Business-Society Ecosystem
This module addresses key issues around business and governance from a multi-stakeholder perspective and aims to equip students with knowledge and skills that will allow them to develop innovative 'shared-value' and responsible organiszational solutions.