Strategic Leadership

Executive Education Programs at Schulich ExecEd

Leadership skills fall into two main categories, ‘soft skills’ which are the interpersonal and behavioural skills, and business skills which include critical and strategic thinking, and business acumen. This group of leadership development training programs deals with the latter and include specializations in a number of key industry sectors.

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Aspiring Leaders

  • HR Leadership

    This three-day program explores the crucial areas of HR. Learn to navigate changing work environments, employee needs, and HR laws and rules. Through a unique mixture of simulations, exercises, case studies and group work, this interactive program will provide leaders with the HR knowledge they need to excel in their careers.

    Become a leader who embodies and understands your company's values and can quickly adapt to constant changes in the workplace.

Mid-Career Leaders

  • HR Leadership

    This three-day program explores the crucial areas of HR. Learn to navigate changing work environments, employee needs, and HR laws and rules. Through a unique mixture of simulations, exercises, case studies and group work, this interactive program will provide leaders with the HR knowledge they need to excel in their careers.

    Become a leader who embodies and understands your company's values and can quickly adapt to constant changes in the workplace.

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    Certificate in Strategic Agility

    Are you strategically agile and prepared to thrive in a fast-paced world dominated by change, international competition, constantly evolving technology and social media?

    Build your capacity with Schulich ExecEd’s strategic agility training to engage the future in innovative and sustainable ways, balance analytical and intuitive thinking, harness strategic conversations to generate solutions and implement new ideas successfully across your organization.

    The program comprises two modules, which can also be taken separately for standalone courses.

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    Developing a Strategic Mindset

    This strategic thinking course is designed to help you develop your understanding of how value is created in an organization and how to enhance your leadership effectiveness: what every business manager needs to know to maximize their strategic contribution to the organization.

    Learn how to develop your total strategic mindset to give yourself and your organization a winning edge.

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    Developing and Presenting a Successful Business Case

    How do you move your new projects and strategies forward? You have a great idea to capitalize on a new market opportunity, but it will require a commitment of key business resources in order to execute the plan. Companies today require key business decisions to be supported with rock-solid business case development. In this course, you will learn how to make a compelling rationale for your new strategic opportunities, in a clear and comprehensive manner, using a proven five-step model. Plus, learn effective report presentation techniques.

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    Schulich Mini-MBA: Essentials of Management

    Finally, a management program that delivers current MBA subjects in a practical time frame for busy, working professionals. The modules of the Mini-MBA provide essential, current knowledge in the top 13 MBA subjects – from marketing to finance – in a practical timeframe that works for you. You’ll acquire all the current, robust business competencies directly applicable to real workplace situations in just nine days of learning.

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    Solving Complex Problems

    Organizational success rests in the hands of leaders who can deliver superior problem solving strategies. This course provides rapid, intuitive tools that enable executives to quickly cut to the heart of strategic and organizational decisions, focusing on areas that have the greatest impact on performance.

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    Strategic Business Planning

    All leaders can benefit from world-class planning techniques. This three-day strategic management course uses workshops and strategy case studies to allow a "hands-on" experience. You will learn to develop the key components of the strategic management system: the situation analysis, the strategic plan and the business plan.

Senior Leaders

  • Executive Leadership

    Leadership is constantly changing, and the past few years have redefined what it means to be a leader. To excel in their careers, senior leaders must adapt accordingly. It’s all about changing mindsets: becoming a leader that is relational, disruptive, and innovative. This high-voltage program will teach you how to integrate these mindsets into your leadership style, forge relationships, nurture culture, and design the future world of work.

    Based on ten years of experience working with thousands of leaders and grounded in relational leadership theory, this program won’t just teach you about change but how to change. Build new confidence and a holistic worldview that inspires teams to believe anything is possible.

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