Feb 26 - March 18
15 hours (5 hours/week)
Columbia Business School Certification
Renowned Columbia Business School Professor Willie Pietersen will teach leaders how to align their organization around a strategy and describe the practical tools for getting the job done. Leaders who participated in this program have increased their organization’s efficiency by 60% and service quality by 50%.
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This course is aimed at leaders in business units as well as enterprise executives responsible for developing shared processes for creating and implementing winning strategies.
Implementing Winning Strategies, a 3-week leadership development program, delivers participants the ability to gain greater command of their company’s needs and the skill to identify and execute new growth opportunities in a fast-moving and competitive landscape.
The key to organizational success is to develop an enterprise capable of generating achievement-oriented strategies and adapting and improving those strategies as the environment changes.
Professor of the Practice of Management
For more than 20 years, Professor William Pietersen served as the CEO of multibillion-dollar businesses such as Lever Foods, Seagram USA, Tropicana, and Sterling Winthrop’s Consumer Health Group. His top-selling book Strategic Learning is widely applied within Columbia’s executive education programs.
I found the lectures very informative and the assignments on point in terms of applying learned material. I really enjoyed the plenary session and listening to my team colleagues and participants in other industries experiencing similar challenges.
Automobile Rental Company
The program presented how to develop and implement a strategy in simple and straightforward statements and concepts. The professor used good examples and metaphors for the concepts he was articulating. The activities were structured to enforce the concepts found in the lectures.
Health Insurance Company
Manager, EDI Applications Development & Support
I liked interacting with my team members and hearing their different ideas and perspectives from their functional areas.
Global Beverage Company
Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.
Our leadership development programs last 3 weeks. Additionally, you will complete a short orientation prior to the official start of the program.
Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the sponsoring business school. ExecOnline provides non-degree programs for which no grades or university credits are provided.
Our programs are designed for busy leaders—managers, directors, VPs, and C-suite—with the drive and desire to solve their organization’s critical business challenges. Our short, focused programs allow you to develop solutions for both near- and long-term challenges—without disrupting your day-to-day responsibilities.
Yes. You will develop a project of your choosing that addresses your organization’s critical business challenges. At the completion of the program, you will have produced an implementation-ready project, designed to make a fiscal and business impact.
Yes. You can stay connected to ExecOnline through our alumni group, which allows you to interact with peers to generate support and networking opportunities.