Senior Leaders Business Growth Programme

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Events such as the global pandemic and Brexit have added increasing complexity to an operating environment already being re-shaped by powerful forces for change.

The programme is structured over six face-to-face workshops which take place at our award-winning conferencing centres at the University of Warwick. 

Five cross-cutting themes will inform and shape the content of each workshop. These include key drivers of change that every business leader needs to understand and grapple with, as well as enablers of growth.

Workshop 1: Leading Forward
2 days, 8-9 March 2022

Workshop 2: Driving Sustainable Growth
2 days, 10-11 May 2022

Workshop 3: Critical Decision-making
2 days, 28-29 June 2022

Workshop 4: Digital Adoption
2 days, 13-14 September 2022

Workshop 5: Sustainable Future Organisations
2 days, 25-26 October 2022 

Workshop 6: Delivering Impact and Value
2 days, 6-7 December 2022

Programme themes

Innovation
For your business to thrive, innovation and improvement is crucial. How do you build organisational capability around innovation, an entrepreneurial mindset to carve out new markets, and achieve success in a highly competitive and rapidly changing landscape?

Productivity
Generating productivity growth is a primary goal for the best managed companies. Investing in technology, process innovation and skill building, while embracing leadership and management best practice to achieve a high-performance workplace, are all keys to competing successfully.

Digital
What opportunities does technological progress in the fields of artificial intelligence, blockchain, open APIs, big data, and platforms present for your business? How will this force incumbents and new entrants in your industry to rethink value creation and business model innovation?

 

 

 

Resilience
In a dynamic marketplace, the ability of an organisation to respond rapidly to new challenges and seize opportunities is key to sustained success. Does your business demonstrate the strategic adaptability, operational agility and leadership mindset that creates organisational resilience in the face of constant change?

Leadership
How do we lead more effectively? How do we lead in a new kind of business environment? How has leadership itself changed? What does that mean for us individually and collectively as leaders?

Download the Senior Leaders Business Growth Programme brochure.

2021 Workshop details

Workshop 1: Leading Forward
2 days, 8-9 March 2022
The forward challenge for business leaders is to address a context of exponential change, heightened uncertainty, increased complexity and new models of work in the digital age. Authentic, values-based leadership connects employees to purpose at all levels to maximise engagement and performance.

Workshop 2: Driving Sustainable Growth
2 days, 10-11 May 2022
In an environment where technology and the digital landscape is driving rapid change, competitive advantage is transient and short-lived. Business leaders need to embed strategic agility to turn threat into opportunity and deliver sustainable business growth, whether in home markets, or internationally.

Workshop 3: Critical Decision-making
2 days, 28-29 June 2022
Leaders make decisions that profoundly influence and shape the future of the organisation. Mining the full potential of big data and analytics to turn into strategic insight, as well as leveraging the world of behavioural science to fully understand the human factors at work, will lead to higher quality decision-making.

Workshop 4: Digital Adoption
2 days, 13-14 September 2022
Being a digital business is about organisational change at every level. It is not one project but a collection of all the strands that together will ‘instil’ digital into your organisation at every point; from the customer interface to digitising processes, to the supply chain and generating new sources of value for the business.

Workshop 5: Sustainable Future Organisations
2 days, 25-26 October 2022
The future of work will be driven by learning and agility. Increasing collaboration and connectivity will wire your organisation to allow the easy flow of ideas and unlock pathways to quickly mobilise new initiatives.

Workshop 6: Delivering Impact and Value
2 days, 6-7 December 2022
You’ve got the knowledge, the tools, now is the time to put your new learning into practice. As well as working on you as a leader, at the core of the programme will be your work with faculty and colleagues to refine, develop and deliver responses to your strategic challenge.

Progression of initiatives will be driven by the learning from workshop themes continually revisited in an applied context, your peer learning group engagement, and your personal leadership growth, to create impact within your business.

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