Download Brochure

Thank you for your interest in this programme. The Apr 30 - May 11, 2022 session is filled to capacity. 


A programme that will equip you with skills, tools and frameworks to formulate and implement competitive strategies for your firm. You will learn not only how to formulate winning strategies that build market leadership but also shifts in resources, structures, processes and systems that overcome common challenges of strategy implementation to meet your organisation’s strategic goals.

Key Takeaways

Leverage your organisation’s core competencies to secure a competitive advantage in your industry and geography. Extend your strategic thinking to multiple lines of business. Respond to disruptive innovations. Analyze strategic trade-offs across multiple strategic options. Align your resources, activities, and capabilities with your strategic goals. Engage with a diverse community of peers, who can provide new insights and perspectives into your business challenges. 

Who Should Attend

Senior executives who are responsible for developing and implementing competitive strategies for a company or business unit. These include heads of an organization, business unit, division, or region, AVPs, VPs, General Managers, consultants from diverse functions and industries, project managers with responsibility for overseeing large projects, or any other role with a large scope of responsibility, including managing teams across multiple units or departments.

Learning Experience

ISB Executive Education Programmes challenge participants to become leaders capable of managing organisations holistically to achieve ambitious objectives.

The learning experience at ISB is a rich blend of on-campus classes, live virtual sessions, and self-paced online modules taught by the best minds in the business.

Live Virtual Sessions: A new way of immersive learning that allows you to engage live with faculty and peers providing you with the flexibility to juggle the new work-life balance.

Admission Criteria and Selection

We admit candidates to upcoming sessions on a rolling (first come first served), space-available basis, and encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your seat in the programme. 

Programme content, dates, schedule, fees, delivery platforms, and faculty are subject to change. Programme fee includes food and accommodation at the ISB campus or at an equivalent facility based on availability.

What You Will Learn

  • Dive into frameworks for strategy development and execution
  • Distinguish between tactics that deliver short-run gains and strategies that deliver competitive advantage
  • Explore strategy formulation in emerging markets
  • Align resources, activities, and capabilities with strategic goals
  • Identify a strategy implementation plan, including shifts in resources, processes, structures and systems
  • Manage risks associated with strategic shifts 
  • Understand the key dimensions of personal leadership required to effect organisational changes and execute strategy collaboratively
  • Develop entrepreneurial thinking required to respond to disruptive innovations from non-adjacent industries
  • Manage talent effectively
  • Develop agility and decision-making capabilities in the face of uncertainty

Key Topics

Module 1: Strategic Thinking and Formulation

  • Learn about frameworks for strategy development and execution
  • Understand the difference between tactics that deliver short-run gains and strategies that deliver competitive advantage
  • Use structured tools for developing strategies for execution

ISB faculty includes leading academics with credentials and teaching experience from top global business schools as well as accomplished practitioners who have managed large enterprises.


Atul Nerkar

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Allred Distinguished Scholar, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School; PhD in Strategic Management, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; MA in Managerial Science and Applied Economics, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

ISB Certificate

After successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an ISB Executive Education Certificate, formal recognition of your professional development.

ISB Executive Network

As a part of the ISB Executive Network, you will gain access to a vast community of executives from across the globe.  

The privileges of this exclusive community include:

  • ISB Executive Network LinkedIn Group
  • Newsletters
  • Access to ISB Executive Education Support
  • 10% discount on open executive education programmes

Download Brochure

Thank you for submitting your details. You will receive the brochure on your email shortly.

Programme Finder

Identify the programme that is right for you using our Programme Finder.

Do you need help in identifying the right programme for you?

Get in touch with our Programme Advisors:

You can also call us on our Toll-free number 1800-309-0410 for any queries.