IESE´s International Advanced Management Program, is a dynamic and high-calibre general management program, geared towards helping senior executives attain new levels of success in managing and leading their firms.
With 45 years experience in offering advanced management programs, IESE draws upon the latest distributed learning technologies to offer this unique learning experience. In view of participants' busy schedules and intense professional demands, the program has been designed to minimize the time spent out of the office.
At the same time, a compelling academic curriculum ensures that the most pressing issues facing top management today are fully covered. Program objectives Provide a forum for discussion which will enable managers to take a step back and reassess their views on the current business environment.
Through the analysis of best practice companies from a wide range of sectors and countries, participants will widen their management focus to obtain a more global perspective of the business.
Challenge old concepts and assumptions in order to align business practices with current trends and economic conditions. Present the latest concepts and ideas for developing corporate strategies that create value for the shareholder.
Allow participants to practice working in virtual teams. Globalization is causing on-line teamwork to be a must for business success. During the distributed learning modules the participants will confront the challenge of connecting not only across cultural barriers, but across time and space to work with their teams. Help participants identify and analyze the roles senior executives today must play in order to manage their people and lead their companies more effectively.
Content: General Management. Topics covered will include: Leadership, Personal Development, Financial Accounting, Organizational Behavior, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Economy, Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Negotiation.
Structure: The program's innovative structure is designed to minimize the time participants spend out of the office without undermining the content or the quality of the program.
The program will consist of 60 sessions spread over 3 residential modules of 5 days + 20 sessions over 2 Distributed Learning Modules.
Distributed Learning modules: IESE's Global Campus, a user friendly Internet-based collaborative learning platform, includes on-line discussion and chat, multimedia course materials, file-sharing, distribution of course materials, program calendar, and member directory. Distributed learning modules are designed to enable participants to continue learning from the workplace and apply directly the concepts gained during the residential modules.