High-impact experience to develop skills for tomorrow's challenges

IMS SENIOR LEADERSHIP SERIES

 
The Institute for Management Studies (IMS) has developed this series to improve your capabilities as a senior leader. It is designed to provide seasoned leaders at the Director and Vice President level, who have already been through foundational leadership development programs, with advanced strategies to navigate the profound challenges of their role in which the stakes are high, time is scarce, and there are no easy answers. Ensure your continued success by registering for this unique development opportunity.
  • IMS has carefully selected top educators from the world's best executive education programs to teach these interactive programs.
  • Every 90-minute virtual program provides opportunities to connect, learn and grow with other senior leaders.
  • Post program learning resources include a recording, related videos and Q&A opportunities with the educator.
  • Registration fee is only $575 per program.
  • Each program is limited to a maximum of 50 senior leaders. Register today to reserve your space!
  • Round table follow-up program with other participants and educator to delve into the program's essential teachings and empower you to put your newfound knowledge into practice.
STRATEGIC THINKING: HOW TO MAKE BETTER DECISIONS BY AVOIDING STRATEGIC PITFALLS AND DERAILERS
with Dr. Sydney Finkelstein
September 19, 2024 | 12p - 1:30p Eastern Time | 11a - 12:30p Central Time | 9a - 10:30a Pacific Time
VIRTUAL SESSION (90-MINUTES)    |    REGISTER NOW

Leading impactful change is now the single most important organizational prerogative and executive capability. While executives and managers often say that "business as usual" is over, their actions are not always as fully supportive as they might be. Why? Because this is very hard work, often scary and always challenging.

Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He holds degrees from Concordia University (Montreal), the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. Professor Finkelstein has published more than 25 books and 100 articles, including the bestsellers Why Smart Executives Fail and Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent, which LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman calls the "leadership guide for the Networked Age." He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Management, a consultant and speaker to leading companies around the world, and on the global Thinkers 50 list of top management gurus. His latest projects include the leading podcast, The Sydcast, that uncovers and shares the stories of fascinating people in business, sports, entertainment, politics, academia, and everyday life, as well as a new series of online courses based on his life's work available at Coursera.

Book by Dr. Sydney Finkelstein
Book by Dr. Sydney Finkelstein
FROM REACTIVITY TO STRATEGIC AGILITY: TRANSFORMATIVE APPROACHES FOR SENIOR LEADERS
with Dr. Kathy Pearson
November 7, 2024 | 12p - 1:30p Eastern Time | 11a - 12:30p Central Time | 9a - 10:30a Pacific Time
VIRTUAL SESSION (90-MINUTES)    |    REGISTER NOW

This dynamic program is crafted for leaders to master the art of navigating through an unpredictable business environment. By integrating the latest research with practical insights from Dr. Pearson's seasoned experience, this program provides a comprehensive look at anticipating and quickly adapting to market shifts, realigning resources efficiently, and capitalizing on new opportunities with agility and foresight. Participants will be equipped with the necessary skills to cultivate a culture that prioritizes adaptability, enabling their teams to respond to changes with confidence and strategic prowess.

Dr. Kathy Pearson is a strategist, systems thinking expert, and authority in decision making. She is also an award-winning educator who works extensively with mid-to senior-level executives, including high potentials and executive teams. Kathy works closely with Executive Education groups including the Wharton School, Duke CE, Smith College, and the Institute for Management Studies, as well as directly with global organizations. Kathy teaches on a variety of topics including Critical Thinking, Strategic Agility, Change Management and Strategic Execution.

Dr. Pearson works with executives spans a wide variety of industries and geographies, including health care and life sciences, financial and professional services, technology, consumer products, energy, aerospace and defense, and manufacturing. Her client list includes organizations as diverse as Bank of America, Cardinal Health, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Coca-Cola, Comcast, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Federal Reserve Bank, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline, Heineken, Juniper, Lincoln Financial Group, Lundbeck, Microsoft, Merck, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Schneider Electric, Temasek Management Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), and the World Bank.

She is the co-author of The Perceptive Leader: A Handbook for Leading in an Environment of Uncertainty. She received her B.S. degree in theoretical mathematics from Auburn University, her M.S. degree in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University, and her Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Northwestern University.

Book by Dr. Kathy Pearson
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