Programme outline

Overview

The diploma combines the highest standards of academic rigour with a practical approach to strategy and innovation.

Led by Teppo Felin, the programme is based on four intensive modules in the areas of strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, international business and strategy execution.

Cohort 1 modules

Strategy

6–9 February 2019

  • Competitive strategy
  • Strategy in complex organisations
  • Decision-making analysis
  • Strategy processes
  • Advocating for strategic change

Entrepreneurship and innovation

24-27 April 2019

  • Emergent markets and technologies
  • Thinking entrepreneurially
  • Partnering for innovation
  • Strategies to sustain innovation
  • Tools to capture value

Globalisation and strategy

26–29 June 2019

  • Global trends
  • Successful expansion strategies
  • Managing the global value chain
  • Global value creation: adding value scorecard
  • Strategies for capturing global value

Strategy in action

9–12 October 2019

  • Building organisational capabilities
  • Dealing with complexity
  • Reshaping business models
  • Tools for implementation
  • Delivering success

Cohort 2 modules

Strategy

27-30 March 2019

  • Competitive strategy
  • Strategy in complex organisations
  • Decision-making analysis
  • Strategy processes
  • Advocating for strategic change

Entrepreneurship and innovation

8-11 May

  • Emergent markets and technologies
  • Thinking entrepreneurially
  • Partnering for innovation
  • Strategies to sustain innovation
  • Tools to capture value

Globalisation and strategy

17-20 July

  • Global trends
  • Successful expansion strategies
  • Managing the global value chain
  • Global value creation: adding value scorecard
  • Strategies for capturing global value

Strategy in action

27-30 November

  • Building organisational capabilities
  • Dealing with complexity
  • Reshaping business models
  • Tools for implementation
  • Delivering success

Assessment

Diploma in Strategy and Innovation graduation

Modules one, two and three are assessed via case study-based exams, which take place on the opening morning of the following module.

Module four is assessed by an extended assignment related to your organisation or industry.

Study commitment

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Participants are expected to complete the allocated pre-reading prior to each module.

Previous participants have estimated that the study commitment of the programme is approximately 5–8 hours per week for the duration of the diploma.

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