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Mastering Strategic Leadership


You may be an experienced leader, but have you mastered Strategic Leadership? The challenges of setting strategic direction while leading others require both solid analytic capabilities and strong interpersonal skills. Yet acquiring these hard and soft skills is still no guarantee of success. Only practical knowledge of how to apply those skills to existing frameworks, the ability to identify opportunities for change/growth, and a constant vigilance for challenges on the horizon will set you and your organization on the right course.

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Product Description

Are you in search of high value pathways to growth? Does your team have clear shared priorities about how you will prevail against tomorrow’s competition? How are you choosing whether and when to leverage emerging technologies or innovative opportunities?

Mastering Strategic Leadership requires building upon established strengths (in both leadership and strategy), honing situation awareness, distilling essential information, composing and enacting a theory of value, and influencing with and without authority. This 5-day interactive program sets out a clear, effective methodology for creating value while sustaining growth as a capable strategic leader. Investing in this engaging week will change your perspective, your ambitions, and your capabilities.

In this program, you will:

  • Demonstrate and apply an integrated model of Strategic Leadership.
  • Address common Strategic Leadership challenges.
  • Utilize examples and role play to apply Strategic Leadership frameworks and skills.
  • Develop effective leadership behaviors and the critical skills needed to master Strategic Leadership.

Upcoming Dates:

February – March 2018

26, 27, 28 February 2018
1, 2, March 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

September 2018
17, 18, 19, 20, 21 September 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

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Dr. Todd Zenger

Todd Zenger is the Entrepreneurship & Strategy department chair and the N. Eldon Tanner Chair in Strategy and Strategic Leadership at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. He has lectured widely on these topics to academic audiences at most of the world’s leading business schools, and has broadly published in the leading academic journals in management and strategy, including Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and Journal of Law.

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Dr. Patricia Gorman

Patricia Gorman is a Professor and Director of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the David Eccles School of Business.

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