The Executive Leadership Center

Competing in a Global Economy

October 19-21, 2009


Day 1
The Global Context: How Firms can Leverage Global Connectivity
Day 2
How to Build and Manage the New Global Team
Day 3
The Leadership Challenge: How to Build a Roadmap for the Future
Globalization 3.0: Competing in a Networked Economy and Rethinking Innovation Collaboration as a Strategic Capability and Building Your Alliance Strategy Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Understand how strategy is shifting from firm centric to network centric
  • Understand how the power of technology is disrupting industries and markets and requiring new alliances and partnership
  • Learn how to position your firm to benefit from these change
  • Understand how to build an effective alliance strategy
  • Identify and measure the activities that lead to profitable collaboration
  • Learn how to apply a new model for effective collaboration with targeted partners
  • Explore the implications of workforce availability on talent management strategies
  • Identify the short-term and long-term drivers of global performance
  • Apply a simulation technique to your own talent management challenges
The Changing Patterns of Global Output and Growth: Implications for the Geography of Work Emerging Models of Innovation and Collaboration Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Learn about the growing economic importance of emerging markets
  • Examine your market development and souring strategies in light of these changes
  • Learn where revenue growth and cost savings will come from in the future
  • Examine new approaches that companies are taking to increase innovation
  • Apply lessons of open innovation and collaboration in your own context
  • Develop your human resource strategy to achieve your business goals
  • Learn best practices around use of workforce analytics and forecasting
Making Global Virtual Teams Work: Strategies for Success The Leadership Challenge in a Global Networked Environment
  • Learn to recognize the success factors in effective global virtual team management
  • Construct a metric for managing successful virtual teams
  • Define the leadership capabilities you will need to perform in a dynamic and global environment
  • Plan the implementation of a leadership agenda that will drive high performance

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